CI: School of Evangelization

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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)

http://usccb.org/nab/ (for daily Mass readings)

Classics:

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