Lists - Books on Spirituality

Life of Christ

The Sacred Passion

A simple and sober account of our Lord’s Passion, presented with sound doctrine and piety. Helps the reader to know and love Christ, and to grow in a spirit of...

To Know Christ Jesus

Brief and clear book about our Lord’s life presented with realistic details. Especially recommended for people who find reading a chore.

Works from the Fathers of the Church

Confessions

An autobiographical account of Augustine's tempestuous early life until his conversation to practising the Catholic faith enthusiastically. It provides a vehicle for...

Christian Initiation

Catechetical instruction for recent converts, explaining the Church’s teachng on Baptism and the Holy Eucharist, with abundant quotes from Sacred Scripture.

Spiritual Authors from the XXth Century

In Silence with God

The book is a good aid to those who seek to follow the Lord, to obtain the silence of the soul necessary to hear and understand His will. The author is a German...

Frequent Confession

A commentary on Pope Pius XII’s teachings in the encyclical Mystici Corporis on the sacrament of Penance. Encourages readers to examine their conscience and to truly...

This Tremendous Lover

Thorough study of our incorporation in Christ through grace. A Christ-centered presentation of the Sacraments, prayer, mortification, spiritual reading, and other...

Spiritual Classics

Aquinas Catechism

This book was not made for scholars, but for everyone. Collects the sermons on the Creed, Our Father, Hail Mary, and a short work on the Sacraments, preached by the...

Dialogue

14th century work, written in the form of a dialogue with our Lord, that addresses central elements of the spiritual life: the theological virtues, devotion to Christ...

The Imitation of Christ

This 14th or 15th century work contains points of meditation attributed to Thomas a Kempis. It sets forth, with clarity and piety, aspects of the spiritual life that...