CI: School of Evangelization

Coming Fall 2020

CI: School of the Holy Spirit

Coming Fall 2021

Blessed John Paul II Recommended Reading for Modules 3 & 4

Module III:  Recommended Reading


 Jeff Cavins

The Strangest Way: Walking the Christian Path by Fr. Robert Barron

And Now I See: A Theology of Transformation by Fr. Robert Barron


 Joe Michalak

Living the Good Life:  What Every Catholic Needs to Know About Moral Issues.  Mark Lowery.  Ann Arbor:  Servant, 2003.

Knowing Right from Wrong:  A Christian Guide to Conscience.  Thomas Williams.  NY:  Faith Words, 2008.  

For more in depth treatments (more academic):

Handbook on Critical Life Issues, 3rd ed.  John Leies, et al.  Boston/ Phila:  National Catholic Bioethics Center, 2004.

Veritatis Splendor, JPII, 1993.

Evangelium Vitae, JPII, 1995.

Servais Pinckaers.  Sources of Christian Ethics.  Washington:  CUA, 1993 (grad level book)

Citizens of the Heavenly City: A Catechism of Catholic Social Teaching (Paperback). Dr. Arthur Hippler


Deborah Savage

Back to Virtue.  Peter Kreeft.  


Module IV:  Recommended Reading

On the Practice of Prayer:

Time for God, by Jacques Philippe

Consciousness Examen, by George Aschenbrenner

The Practice of the Presence of God, by Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection

On Growth in Prayer:

The Fulfillment of All Desire, by Ralph Martin (based on the writings of 7 doctors of the Church)

I Am a Daughter of the Church and I Want to See God: A Practical Synthesis of Carmelite Spirituality, Complete Set (2 vols.), by P. Marie-Eugene (in depth exploration of Carmelite spirituality)

"Prayer Primer" Fr. Thomas Dubay

"The Lord's Prayer" Romano Guardini

Helps for Meditation:

In Conversation with God: Meditations for Each Day of the Year (7 Volume Set), by Francis Fernandez
Magnificat (monthly magazine subscription)

Word Among Us: A Catholic Devotional Magazine based on the Daily Mass Readings (web-only/ hard-copy monthly subscription) (for daily Mass readings)


Introduction to the Devout Life, by St. Francis de Sales

Interior Castle, by St. Teresa of Avila

The Life of St. Teresa of Avila by Herself (especially chapters 11-22 on the 'four waters' of prayer)

The Way of Perfection, also by St. Teresa of Avila

The Collected Works of St. John of the Cross

The Wellspring of Worship Jean Corban