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Blessed Frassati Recommended Reading

Module I

Recommended Books

  1. Making Senses Out of Scripture, Mark Shea
  2. The Bible Compass, Dr. Edward Sri
  3. The Shape of Catholic Theology, Aidan Nichols 
  4. Scripture Matters: Essays on Reading the Bible from the Heart of the Church, Dr.   Scott Hahn 
  5. Jesus of Nazareth, Benedict XVI / Joseph Ratzinger (multi-volumes) 
  6. Jesus Christ the Holy One of God, Raniero Cantalamessa
  7. ‘In the Beginning…’:  A Catholic Understanding of the Story of Creation and the Fall, Benedict XVI / Joseph Ratzinger
  8. Theology and Sanity, Frank Sheed
  9. Called to Communion: Understanding the Church Today, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger
  10. The Splendor of the Church, by Henri de Lubac


Church Documents:

  1. Dei Verbum (Posted on Vatican Website)
  2. Gaudium et spes, nn.12-22
  3. Reconciliatio et Paenitentia
  4. Lumen Gentium, Vatican II’s Dogmatic Constitution on the Church (posted on Vatican website)
  5. Divino Afflante Spiritu


Module 2

Recommended Books

  1.  The Essential Catholic Handbook of the Sacraments
  2. Sacraments in Scripture, Dr. Tim Gray
  3. The Spirit of the Liturgy, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger
  4. The Wellspring Of Worship, Jean Corbon
  5.  The Eucharist. Our Sanctification, Raniero Cantalamessa
  6. A Key to the Doctrine of the Eucharist, Dom Anscar Vonier.
  7. The Sacramental Mystery, Paul Haffner (
  8. Called to Communion: Understanding the Church Today, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger
  9. Theology of the Priesthood, Jean Galot
  10.  On Marriage and Family, Saint John Chrysostom


*To purchase books, please visit St. George's Catholic Books & Gifts. There is a link to a Catechetical Institute Recommended Reading page on their site and a portioin of books purchased at St. George's goes into the Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute Scholarship Fund.