Padre Pio Prayer
May Jesus comfort you in all your afflictions. May He sustain you in dangers, watch over you always with His grace, and indicate the safe path that leads to eternal salvation. And may He render you always dearer to His Divine Heart and always more worthy of Paradise. Amen

 

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St. Padre Pio 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)

 

*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.