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The Chronicles of Ryan Chase: Apocalypse Interrupted
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 137,050. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
When 16-year-old Ryan Chase, son of a renowned astrophysicist, is accidentally transported through time by Catholic monks seeking to avert an asteroid disaster using his father's force-field research, the teen must choose between staying and returning to his own time, all but ensuring the destruction of the world.
Church Triumphant: 25 Men and Women who Gave Their Lives to Christ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: American English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
In a culture that views good as evil and evil as good, and where it often takes courage to live according to God’s ways, we need the saints. If the demands of life leave you little time to read, but you want to learn from the lives of holy men and women, this book is for you.
Journals and Letters of Mother Theodore Guerin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Saint Mother Theodore Guerin (Saint Theodora) came from France in 1840 to found the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. A prolific letter-writer and colorful journalist, Guerin comes to life through her writings as an American pioneer, educator, businesswoman and leader. Originally printed in 1937, the new digital edition includes color photographs and a new foreword.
Man on Mission - Life of St. Francis Xavier
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,590. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by CreatiVentures. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Francis Xavier is man on mission. He is complex individual with sharply contrasting traits of character. He could spend hours together on the beach praying alone in the stillness of the night and he also moved restlessly from place to place. Francis Xavier was an extremely rich personality, but very human saint who retained some of the features of his Basque character till the very end.
Beacon of Light: Mother Kolumba Białecka, Foundress of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Dominic
Price: Free! Words: 28,050. Language: American English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This is the biography of Mother Maria Róża Kolumba Białecka, founder of the Dominican Sisters of the Immaculate Conception. Mother Kolumba was one of those remarkable women who responded to God's call, becoming a beacon of light to the Sisters of her Order.
An Eye On Eternity: The Life and Death of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Saints & Sainthood, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Who was Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati? He was born in Turin, Italy in 1901. Although his family was wealthy, he befriended the poor and defenseless, the sick and the marginalized. Pier Giorgio prayed the Rosary and attended Mass every day. From this daily contact with God he derived the strength to serve others. Learn more about: The Life and Death of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati.
The Rosary and the Spiritual Journey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,120. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Prayer
Understanding the works of the great Catholic mystics through mysteries of the rosary. Through the mysteries of the rosary, mystical doctrines such as St. John of the Cross's "Dark Night" and "Ascent of Mt. Carmel" can be better understood. This book links spiritual growth, as taught by the masters, to the practice of the rosary by viewing the mysteries as milestones in spriritual progress.
Saint Philip Neri
Series: Super Saints, Book 67. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
From the time he was five years old, “Pippo Buono” (“good little Phil”) was obedient, never willfully causing his parents any problems. But even Philip had his moments.