Module IV:  Recommended Reading

Recommended Books

  1. Time for God, by Jacques Philippe
  2. The Examen Prayer, Fr. Timothy Gallagher
  3. Praying Scripture for a Change, Dr. Tim Gray
  4. The Practice of the Presence of God, Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection
  5. The Fulfillment of All Desire, Ralph Martin 
  6. Prayer Primer, Fr. Thomas Dubay
  7. The Lord's Prayer, Romano Guardini
  8. Introduction to the Devout Life, St. Francis de Sales
  9. The Way of Perfection, St. Teresa of Avila
  10. The Collected Works of St. John of the Cross

 

 

Module III:  Recommended Reading

 

 Recommended Books

  1. Life of Christ, Archbishop Fulton Sheen
  2. Forming Intentional Disciples, Sherry Weddell
  3. Faith Hope Love, Josef Pieper  
  4. Citizens of the Heavenly City: A Catechism of Catholic Social Teaching, Dr. Arthur Hippler
  5. Back to Virtue.  Peter Kreeft.  
  6. The Four Cardinal Virtues, Josef Peiper
  7. The Many Faces of Virtue, Donald Demarco

 

Church Documents:

  1. Veritatis Splendor, JPII, 1993.
  2. Evangelium Vitae, JPII, 1995.

 

Module I:  Recommended Reading

 

Lessons 1 & 2:  Jeff Cavins 

           Dei Verbum

             Mark Shea. Making Senses out of Scripture

            Aiden Nichols. The Shape of Catholic Theology

             Dr. Scott Hahn. Scripture Matters: Essays on Reading the Bible from the Heart of the Church 

                   

Lessons 3, 4 & 6: Joe Michalak

            Benedict XVI / Joseph Ratzinger.  Jesus of Nazareth.  New York:  Doubleday, 2007. 

            Raniero Cantalamessa.  Jesus Christ the Holy One of God.  Collegeville, MN:  Liturgical Press, 1991. 

            Daniel A. Keating.  Deification and Grace.  Naples, Fl:  Sapientia Press, 2007.  ISBN:  1-932589-37-6

 * Note:  This last book pertains to the Sacramental, Moral, and Prayer sections as well, and shows how they are integrally tied together in the Tradition of the Church.

       

            Benedict XVI / Joseph Ratzinger.  ‘In the Beginning…’:  A Catholic Understanding of the Story of Creation and the Fall.  Grand Rapids, MI:  Eerdmans, 1995. (Also good for Dr. Hippler’s Lesson 5.)

            Benedict XVI / Joseph Ratzinger. The God of Jesus Christ:  Meditations on the Triune God.  Ignatius, 2008. 

            Sheed, Frank.  Theology and Sanity, rev. ed (1978).  San Francisco:  Ignatius, 1993. 

 

Lessons 9 & 10: Dr. Todd Flanders

Lumen Gentium, Vatican II’s Dogmatic Constitution on the Church (posted on Vatican website)

Called to Communion: Understanding the Church Today, by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger

The Splendor of the Church, by Henri de Lubac

 

Lessons 5 & 11: Dr. Arthur Hippler

   1.  Gaudium et spes, nn.12-22

   2.  Reconciliatio et Paenitentia

Module II:  Recommended Reading

Lesson 1

The Essential Catholic Handbook of the Sacraments

Living the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Ignatius Press

Sacraments in Scripture, Dr. Tim Gray. 


Lessons 2, 3 & 4

The Spirit of the Liturgy, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger. 

The Awe-­‐Inspiring Rites of Initiation: The Origins of the RCIA, Edward Yarnold. 

The Wellspring Of Worship, Jean Corbon. 


Lessons 5 & 6

Raniero Cantalamessa. The Eucharist. Our SanctiMication. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1993. ISBN0-­‐8146-­‐2075-­‐2


Lesson 9

Published by Gracewing Publishing, 1999 ISBN 0852444761, 9780852444764, 233 pages

The Sacramental Mystery, Paul Haffner. 

 A Key to the Doctrine of the Eucharist, Dom Anscar Vonier.
Published by Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2002 ISBN 1579109136, 9781579109134, 286 pagesthis one is also published by Zaccheus Press.

Theology of the Priesthood, Jean Galot. 
Translated by Roger Balducelli Published by Ignatius Press, 2005

 

Lesson 10

Spirit of Capitalism, Karl Adam. 
Published by Double Day Publishing, 1979 ISBN 0385149689

Saint John Chrysostom. On Marriage and Family