Recommended Reading

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The Fulfillment of All Desire by Ralph Martin

(Excellent guide that draws from the wisdom of the Saints to help us in the spiritual life)
Introduction to the Devout Life by St. Francis de Sales

Excellent resource for growing in the spiritual life by my favorite saint.
Imitation of Christ by Thomas À Kempis

Classic and well-loved devotional. Comes in many editions and is also available online

Consoling the Heart of Jesus by Fr. Michael Gately

Great book that shows you how to intercede and apply the message of Divine Mercy to your daily life.
In Conversation with God by Francis Fernandez

7 set devotional on the Daily Scripture readings with many quotes from St. Josemaría Escrivá. One of my favorite devotionals
As By A New Pentecost by Patti Gallagher Mansfield

Great account of the beginnings of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal with testimonies from different people.
Searching for and Maintaining Peace - A Small Treatise on Peace of Heart by Fr. Jacques Philippe

Gift from Archbishop Sartain and a great help in the daily struggle to let the peace of Christ rule in our lives.
Rebuilt - Awakening the Faithful, Reaching the Lost, Making Church Matter by Michael White and Tom Corcoran

Great book on renewing our parishes. Based on the true story of one parish's journey.
Unbound- A Practical Guide to Deliverance by Neal Lozano

Excellent book on how to get set free from everything that hinders peace and causes discord in our life. Also a very effective method for Deliverance Ministry.
Fr. Elijah by Michael O' Brien

One of the best Catholic fiction writers. This book is a non-stop page turner. It is part of the Children of the Last Days series. One of my favorite books.
Interior Freedom - by Fr. Jacques Philippe

A short book with great wisdom that will teach you how to experience peace in all situations by being “self-possessed”. Your happiness doesn’t have to be determined by exterior circumstances.
Jesus & The Jewish Roots of The Eucharist
by Brant Pitre

Great book that will help you understand and appreciate the centrality of the Eucharist in Christian worship. I highly recommend this book and wish we had a copy when I was in the seminary.