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True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin By St. Louis de Montfort
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"It was through the Blessed Virgin Mary that Jesus came into the world, and it is also through her that he must reign in the world…" With this uncompromising declaration, St.... More > Louis-Marie de Montfort launched TRUE DEVOTION TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN, his widely-influential 17th Century Magnum Opus of Marian spirituality. The book inspired a groundswell of ardor for the Holy Mother of God that had a powerful impact on Catholic spirituality, and which culminated in the foundation of the missionary society "The Company of Mary" and the contemplative order "The Daughters of Wisdom." "I declare with the saints," St. Louis writes in this volume, "Mary is the earthly paradise of Jesus Christ the new Adam, where he became man by the power of the Holy Spirit, in order to accomplish in her wonders beyond our understanding. She is the vast and divine world of God where unutterable marvels and beauties are to be found…." St. Louis-Marie de Montfort was canonized in 1947 by Pope Pius XII.< Less
The Dawn of All: A Visionary Novel of the Catholic Church Victorious By Robert Hugh Benson
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An angry and disgruntled ex-priest, lying on the verge of death, slips into a coma only to awaken in a parallel reality, a future world in which the Catholic Church has been raised to the sole... More > religious, moral and political authority on Earth, in which he is a Monsignor with an integral role in the Church's global governance, and in which he has no memory of the world he has left behind, or even of his own identity. Travel with Monsignor Masterman as he discovers with new eyes both the awe-inspiring beauty and the starkly cold authority undergirding a Catholic world truly won for Christ. How will this global Christian culture deal with a worldwide atheistic, Socialist underground vying to challenge her power? A science fiction bestseller when first published in 1911, "Dawn of All" offers a profound and moving vision of how today's "Church Persecuted" might be transformed into a near-future "Church Victorious" against which the Gates of Hell will truly not prevail.< Less
Lord of the World: A Catholic Novel of the End Times By Robert Hugh Benson
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Set in a near-future in which a socialistic, scientific and coolly secular Western "paradise" stands threatened, from within by Catholic believers who refuse to deny the reality of God and... More > the supernatural, and from without by a mysterious "East" reminiscent of today's global Islamic culture, the world finds itself tottering on the brink of either blossoming into a glorious new age of peace, or of dissolving in a final bloodbath of all out global war. Enter Julian Felsenburgh, the world's greatest diplomat, peacemaker, charismatic world leader, and - unbeknownst to his eager followers - Antichrist. The world's only hope is a beleaguered and globally persecuted Catholic Church… A science fiction bestseller when it first appeared in 1907, Robert Hugh Benson's prophetic end times thriller reads as if culled from today's headlines, and chillingly predicts the path our secular, post-modern, and largely "post-Christian" world is even now following straight into the clutches of the Enemy.< Less
The NuEvan Press Big Book of Catholic Sacramentals By Father Arthur Tonne
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The rosary, scapulars, formal prayers and blessings, holy water, incense, altar candles. . . . The sacramentals of the Holy Catholic Church express the supreme beauty and goodness of Almighty God.... More > The words and language of the blessings are beautiful; the form and art of statues and pictures inspire the best in us. The sacramentals of themselves do not save souls, but they are the means for securing heavenly help for those who use them properly. A sacramental is anything set apart or blessed by the Church to excite good thoughts and to help devotion, and thus secure grace and take away venial sin or the temporal punishment due to sin. This beautiful compendium of Catholic sacramentals contains more than 60,000 words and over 50 full color illustrations that make the time-tested sacramental traditions of the Church – many of which have been forgotten since Vatican II – readily available to every believer.< Less
Saints On Series: Vol II - Saints, Popes and Blesseds Speak on the Blessed Virgin Mary By Rory Michael Fox
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The Catholic Church has taught since Apostolic times that Jesus can never be rightly known in isolation from his mother. Rejecting the role of Our Lady Saint Mary in God's salvation plan leads... More > inexorably to the rejection of Christ. Mary matters! Contributors include Blessed John Henry Newman, Saint Bonaventure, Blessed Henry Suso, Saint Louis Marie de Montfort, Saint Thomas Aquinas, Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich, Saint Alphonsus de Liguori, and more. Includes more than 100 quotations on Our Lady and the Church from dozens of Saints, Popes and Blesseds from St. Irenaeus to Blessed Pope John Paul II, plus an exploration of Marian apparitions, including Our Lady's visitations at Guadalupe, Laus, La Salette, Lourdes, Pontmain, Fatima, Beauraing and Banneux, and the complete text of The Little Office of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a Marian devotion prayed daily by the Confraternity of Mary Immaculate Queen. Lavishly illustrated with 78 full color Marian images.< Less
Saints On Series: Vol I - Saints, Popes and Blesseds Speak on the Rosary By Rory Michael Fox
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“Among all the devotions approved by the Church none has been favored by so many miracles as the devotion of the most Holy Rosary.”—St. Pope Pius IX . "Get you Saints on!"... More > with the Saints On Series from E-Saint Library! Vol. I: Saints, Popes and Blesseds Speak on the Rosary. Rediscover Catholicism's most cherished devotion through the eyes, experience and words of St. Dominic, Bl. Alan de la Roche, St. Louis de Montfort, St. Padre Pio, St. Francis de Sales, St. Alphonsus Ligouri, Pope Leo XIII (aka “The Rosary Pope”), Sainted Popes Pius IX and Pius X, Bl. Pope John Paul II, and many, many more. Includes chapters on Our Lady’s 15 Rosary Promises, How to Pray the Rosary, Rosary Miracles, plus Alternative Rosary devotions including the Divine Mercy Chaplet and Novena, the Holy Wounds Chaplet, the Franciscan Crown, and the Chaplet of St. Michael the Archangel. More than 70 full color illustrations make this volume as inspiring to the eyes as it is to the mind, heart and soul.< Less
Our Lady Saint Mary: An Anglican Priest Defends Roman Catholic Doctrine Concerning Mary, Jesus and the Communion of Saints By J. G. H. Barry
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In this brilliantly argued and deeply moving work, renowned Anglican Priest and scholar J. G. H. Barry defends Roman Catholic doctrines regarding the Blessed Mother’s Immaculate Conception,... More > Perpetual Virginity, Bodily Assumption, Coronation in Heaven, and Christ’s gift to us all from the cross of Mary’s personal and eternal Motherhood. Along the way, he builds powerful cases for the Catholic view of Jesus, of the beauty and necessity of the Sacraments, of the reality of the Communion of Saints and more. Includes 57 full color illustrations and a 36 page appendix “Religion - An Autobiographical Sketch” to be found in no other edition of this work. With the 21st Century Anglican Communion in a state of schism, and literally hundreds of congregations in the US alone returning en masse to the Roman Catholic Church, this 20th Century theological masterpiece shines a timely and much-needed light of faith and reason on the non-negotiable truths undergirding our one true Universal Church.< Less
Mirror of the Blessed Virgin Mary By St. Bonaventure
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Who could better fully realize (and lead us to understand and embrace!) the true depth of meaning enfolded within the Angelic Salutation to Mary (the "Hail Mary") than the "Seraphic... More > Doctor," St. Bonaventure? In this masterwork of Marian spirituality, Bonaventure guides us line by line through this treasured Catholic prayer, revealing many remarkable, even "mystical" dimensions of Mary's unique blessing and unsurpassed Grace – a Grace which, as St. Jerome writes (quoted in this volume by Bonaventure) "… nature possesses not, which custom uses not, which eclipses reason, which the mind of man is unable to compass, which makes the heavens tremble, and strikes dumb the earth, which amazes every inhabitant of Heaven, all this was divinely announced by Gabriel to Mary, and was fulfilled in Christ." THE MIRROR OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY is every Catholic's indispensable guide, not only to a better understanding of the "Hail Mary" prayer, but to a deeper personal devotion to the Mother of God.< Less
Mary, Help of Christians: Novenas in Preparation for the Principal Feasts of the Blessed Virgin By Bonaventure Hammer, O.F.M.
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First published in 1909 -- more than 50 years before the Second Vatican Council (Vatican II) -- MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANS: NOVENAS IN PREPARATION FOR THE PRINCIPAL FEASTS OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN... More > provides at once a thorough education concerning the very special role of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the life of every Christian, and a practical manual for Her veneration according to the most ancient Traditions of the Church. Also includes the complete texts of THE FOURTEEN SAINTS INVOKED AS HOLY HELPERS: INSTRUCTIONS, NOVENAS AND PRAYERS WITH THOUGHTS OF THE SAINTS FOR EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR, and THE REASONABLENESS OF CATHOLIC CEREMONIES AND PRACTICES by Rev. John J. Burke. This inspiring collection of Marian and Saintly theology and instruction – three complete books in one! -- is an indispensable addition to the religious library of every serious Catholic believer.< Less
The Spiritual Exercises By St. Ignatius of Loyola
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In 1522, a young Knight named Ignatius de Loyola experienced a life-changing vision of the Virgin Mary and the infant Jesus while at the shrine of Our Lady of Montserrat. He was ordained a priest in... More > 1537, and went on to co-found, alongside future Saints Francis Xavier and Peter Faber, the religious order The Society of Jesus (the Jesuits). His masterpiece, THE SPIRITUAL EXERCISES, has for nearly five centuries proved a definitive manual of mystic and monastic Christian spiritual direction. "By this name of 'Spiritual Exercises'," he writes, "is meant every way of examining one's conscience, of meditating, of contemplating, of praying vocally and mentally, and of performing other spiritual actions... of preparing and disposing the soul to rid itself of all the disordered tendencies and... to seek and find the Divine Will as to the management of one's life for the salvation of the soul." St. Ignatius of Loyola was beatified in 1609 and was canonized by Pope Gregory XV in 1622.< Less