Host Doug Keck and his guests reveal the lives and works of renowned Catholic authors, unveiling the Christian themes and philosophy that inspired their writing.
Fr. Cedric Pisegna, C.P., The Sacred Quest
“This book is about prayer, about connecting with God and deepening your relationship with Him,” Fr. Cedric Pisegna says. “If God doesn’t seem to listen, or if you think your prayers aren’t working, don’t despair: you can become a person of prayer."
Fr. Sebastian Walshe, O. Praem. 3 books: Heart of the Gospel; Always a Catholic; Secrets of Heaven
Fr. Walshe’s work and ministry shine through three books discussed: the Beatitudes reveal God’s plan for happiness, we hear how to keep family members in the Church, and we learn about mining Jesus’ parables and teachings for heavenly secrets.
Michael R. Heinlein, Glorifying Christ: The Life of Cardinal Francis E. George, O.M.I.
“Every action Cardinal Francis George took and every suffering he endured was about serving others and pointing them to Jesus Christ,” biographer Michael Heinlein comments. The pages of Glorifying Christ reveal precisely this.
THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION: HISTORY - IDEOLOGY - POWER
“We think we know all about the sexual revolution,” says the retired Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Melbourne, Australia, “but we need to understand the history and future of the sexual revolution, which is the most serious part of all.”
ALL ONE IN CHRIST: A CATHOLIC CRITIQUE OF RACISM AND CRITICAL RACE THEORY
A superb presentation of Catholicism's traditional teaching on racism and its relevance to the critical race theory controversy, the glaring incompatibility of critical race theory’s themes with Catholic social teaching is clearly shown.
Maurice Prater - Kiss Me Goodnight
Maurice Prater, Missionaries of the Holy Family Business Manager, talks with Doug Keck at CMN’s Trade Show in Birmingham, Alabama about a great read for parents and children. Kiss Me Goodnight thanks God for family and for His ever-present love.
Mosongo Osong & John Jimenez - The Catholic Family Storybook
Mosongo Osong, CEO of Catholic Brain, Inc. and John Jimenez talk with Doug Keck at CMN’s Trade Show in Birmingham, Alabama about their lineup of great Catholic products for kids, including the Catholic Family Storybook and accompanying DVD series.
HOW CHRIST SAVES SOULS, AND US - THE MYSTERY OF CO-REDEMPTION
The everyday Catholic can actually participate with Our Lord in His redemptive grace. "Instead of suffering the pressure and problems of our society," Fr. Giesler says, “we ask that Jesus Christ act in us, and through us, to help others."
JESUS DREW HIMSELF NEAR
A high school group's ongoing impact on Jack Peterson’s life led to his entering the priesthood. Fr. Jack now seeks "to bring the knowledge and love of Christ to this generation,” a mission he outlines in his new book.
ADAM AND EVE AFTER THE PILL - REVISITED
Mary Eberstadt’s book looks at the sexual revolution’s consequences on society, politics, and the Church, revealing how the movement brought untold misery in terms of broken homes, abortion, depression and suicide.
THE CAUSE FOR THE CANONIZATION OF POPE ST. JOHN PAUL II’S PARENTS
Msgr. Slawomir Oder, postulator for the Cause of Canonization of Pope St. John Paul II’s parents, discusses the beatification process of Emilia and Karol Wojtyla, the first such cause of parents of a successor of Peter.
TWISTED UNTO DESTRUCTION: HOW 'BIBLE ALONE' THEOLOGY MADE THE WORLD A WORSE PLACE
‘Bible Alone’ theology began when Martin Luther posted 95 Theses on All Saints' Church door in 1517. Donald Johnson’s book explains why this philosophy has succumbed to modern errors which are destroying our culture.
FORMING FATHERS: SEMINARY WISDOM FOR EVERY PRIEST
The qualities that make a good priest also make a good husband. The material in Fr. Griffin’s book is for a wider culture as well as for seminarians. Also addressed is slowing one’s pace to foster the interior life.
Daniela Gurrieri and Fabio Carini, Bookmark Special: Cristiana Video Productions
Italian husband and wife team Daniela Gurrieri and Fabio Carini’s Cristiana Video Productions present stunning films worldwide, highlighting Bl. Giorgio Frassati, Mother Cabrini, Bl. Julian of Norwich, St. Margaret of Castello, and Bl. Carlo Acutis.
GOD'S PLAN FOR YOUR MARRIAGE
What is God’s plan for your marriage? In his new book, Fr. Robert Altier tackles important 21st century issues like 'being subject to one another' and sexual morality all to help married couples get each other to heaven.
SIMPLE STEPS TO A STRONGER MARRIAGE
Dr. Ray Guarendi advises not alter your lifestyle or attend seminars on how to better communicate with your spouse. Instead he says to follow his easy guidelines, and observe them every day to make your marriage better and stronger.
STRUGGLES IN THE SPRITUAL LIFE, AND THE DISCERNING PRIEST
Spiritual and nonspiritual struggles are explained with insights from The 14 Rules of St. Ignatius, real-life examples and their remedies. Also discussed is “the vocation saver” book, a field guide for parish priests in their lives and ministry.
GOD LOVES THE AUTISTIC MIND
This prayer guide is intended first for the autistic Christian Catholic, then for autistic individuals who may be thinking about Christianity, and lastly for families, schools, and parishes interested learning about autism in the Christian setting.
AM I NOT YOUR MOTHER
During a time of great suffering for the Mexican people, the homilies and reflections of Archbishop Luis Maria Martinez gave them comfort and solace. The wisdom and spiritual guidance in this collection can be ours today.
CATECHISM OF THE SPIRITUAL LIFE
Robert Cardinal Sarah shares his thoughts about instructing the hearts and minds of everyone whose goal is to a live fruitful, happy life, culminating in the contemplation of the Heavenly Father in the next.
THE DEVIL AND BELLA DODD: ONE WOMAN'S STRUGGLE AGAINST COMMUNISM AND HER REDEMPTION
NY schools were instrumental in transforming young Catholic Italian immigrant Bella Dodd into one of the Communist party’s highest ranking female members in the 1920s and 30s. She eventually converted through Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen’s ministry.
SANCTIFY THEM IN TRUTH; GLORY UNTO GLORY; UNDERSTANDING THE BIBLE; A JOURNEY TO MOUNT CARMEL
Fr. Jeff Kirby’s latest teachings include such varied issues as critical race theory, immigration, abortion, spiritual vs. ascetical theology, a way to read and understand the Bible, and preparing for investiture in the Brown Scapular of Our Lady.
LEARNING TO TRUST FROM MARY: MEDITATIONS OF THE ROSARY, AND RESCUED: THE UNEXPECTED AND EXTRAORDINARY NEWS OF THE GOSPEL
Two important books from Fr. John Riccardo help us surrender with love and trust to God: the first on Mary’s guidance in trusting the Lord, by meditating on the Rosary; and the second, on believing and being transformed by the Gospel.
TWELVE GREAT BOOKS, AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW
Important books of Western civilization, from Augustine’s Confessions and Shakespeare’s plays to books of Evelyn Waugh, Shelley, and G.K. Chesterton, are discussed, as is Poems Every Child Should Know, by Joseph Pearce.
TO LOVE AND BE LOVED: A PERSONAL PORTRAIT OF MOTHER TERESA
After a meeting with Mother Teresa in the 1980s, a congressional staffer and lawyer realizes the emptiness of his life. His book chronicles a dozen years of working with this saint and becoming changed by her influence.
EVERYDAY MIRACLES THROUGH OUR LADY OF LOURDES
Twenty true stories of adults and children who traveled to Lourdes and received miraculous healings from debilitating illnesses, traumas, and sorrows. Plus, the most unusual and beautiful Lourdes healings are discussed.
FOR REAL? CHRIST'S PRESENCE IN THE EUCHARIST
A story of one individual’s journey from unbelief to total faith in the presence of Christ in the Eucharist, and how through suffering, the author realizes the necessity for complete and utter dependence on the Lord.
MOTHER ANGELICA: THE REMARKABLE STORY OF A NUN, HER NERVE, AND A NETWORK OF MIRACLE, AND TURNABOUT TALES
Two important historical books are profiled - a remarkable biography on Mother Angelica, 100 years after her birth, and Thomas Edison’s challenges as a boy and young man, before he would become a world-famous inventor.
EUCHARIST AND COVENANT IN JOHN'S LAST SUPPER ACCOUNT
In his book, Bishop Peter Elliott explores the relationship between the Washing of the Feet and the Institution of the Holy Eucharist at the Last Supper, signifying how one is to plumb the deepest meaning of another.
HOLY IS HIS NAME : THE TRANSFORMING POWER OF GOD'S HOLINESS IN SCRIPTURE
The meaning of holiness, as Scripture defines it, and how it appears in every book of the Bible, from the description of the Sabbath in Genesis, to Revelation's characterization of the saints in heaven, is discussed.
GREENLEE IS GROWING, AND THE DONKEY THAT NO ONE COULD RIDE
Anthony DeStefano has written a charming and insightful children’s story which follows a little girl through all the seasons of her life, with an emphasis on the timeless values of faith, joy, fortitude, and love.
TO SANCTIFY THE WORLD: THE VITAL LEGACY OF VATICAN II
Leading Catholic author George Weigel discusses why Vatican II was called, what it actually taught and implemented, and how the Church was to be reenergized for mission so that its members would live out their lives as evangelical Catholics.
PRAYERS OF DESPERATION
If we question God in prayer, isn’t that a sign of a lack of faith? These and many other questions about praying to God are answered in this discussion on our prayers of desperation, which seek answers in our darkest moments.
THE TAN RESURRECTION BOOK SERIES
Fr. Robert Nixon has translated six small books from Latin manuscripts by famous medieval saints and authors, heretofore unavailable to the general public. The writings are inspiring and meant to be meditated deeply upon.
REAL LIFE, REAL ISSUES, REAL SOLUTIONS
In his new book, Fr. Cedric Pisegna proposes Bible-based solutions to solve real life issues that we all face, including loneliness, finding peace, making life decisions, and going forward from grief or depression.
40 GIFTS OF HOPE
Paula Umana’s story is one of a professional tennis player, quadriplegic, and mother of five, but she also brings us the stories of those suffering from disease, addiction, or abuse, and their wisdom in rising from tragedy to triumph.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ABORTION FOR TEENS
The co-founder of Silent No More talks about the pressures teens are subjected to, including to have an abortion when life gets complicated. The risks of contraception and abortion are also downplayed, as is the lifelong sorrow.
PILGRIMAGE TO THE MUSEUM
Stephen Auth’s longtime tour of the NY Metropolitan Museum has become a pilgrimage for those he guides, and for the readers of this book, who realize that the paintings they see awaken a longing in their hearts for the eternal and for God.
THE UNSOLVABLE PROBLEM: LITTLE CONVENT IN THE BIG CITY
Mother Clare shows children what religious life and convent life are like through a charming storybook, as Sr. Mary Andy and her Sisters fulfill their duties in convent life, pray to Jesus, and deal with life’s problems.
WOMEN MADE NEW: REFLECTIONS OF ADVERSITY, TRANSFORMATION, AND HEALING
This book has chapters on a variety of sensitive topics, written by well-known EWTN women who have all experienced similar wounds and struggles. Two chapters are devoted to Mother Angelica’s wisdom, our role model par excellence.
THE PRAYER BOOK FOR TIRED PARENTS
With wise insights, reflections on the saints, and practical steps to grow in holiness, this parents’ manual will help families prioritize God in everyday life, develop concrete habits of prayer, and experience God’s peace in their homes.
THE MORAL WISDOM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
Fr. Spitzer shares the basics of Catholic morality found in the Catechism. Society’s decline is traceable to the disregard of Christian doctrines. Only turning from sin and a return to righteous living can restore it.
THE WISE MEN WHO FOUND CHRISTMAS
An adventure story for Christmas about three seekers after a brilliant star, who risked life and limb in their determination to follow the truth. Raymond Arroyo has written this story to be a treasured family keepsake.
WALKING THE WAY OF THE CROSS FOR CAREGIVERS
Michelle Johnson’s caregiving journey with her cancer-stricken husband has invaluable advice for those helping a loved one carry the cross. Along the way they grew in love for each other and for God, who accompanied them every step of the way.
TAUGHT BY 10! A PSYCHOLOGIST FATHER IS TAUGHT BY HIS 10 CHILDREN
Dr. Ray Guarendi shares what his ten children taught him: laugh more, don’t take yourself too seriously, don’t overreact, love your children with all your might, and discipline them. There is great advice for grandparents here, too.
THE MYSTERY OF DIVINE LOVE
In his latest book, Fr. Wojciech Giertych teaches how to cultivate theological and moral virtues in our daily lives, how to demonstrate authentic love in marriage, and how to regard sexuality as an expression of charity.
JOHN FISHER AND THOMAS MORE: KEEPING THEIR SOULS WHILE LOSING THEIR HEADS
In his new book, Judge Robert J. Conrad reveals the holiness and integrity displayed by John Fisher and Thomas More, two 16th-century English saints, that enabled them to defy King Henry VIII's divorce and remarriage.
AFTER THE NATURAL LAW: HOW THE CLASSICAL WORLDVIEW SUPPORTS OUR MODERN MORAL AND POLITICAL VALUES
In his new book, John Lawrence Hill explains the evolution of natural law, from Plato and Aristotle to St. Thomas Aquinas, and how we can know objective moral truth through our inborn nature, drawing us to perfection.
FRIENDSHIP AND THE FATHERS
Christianity was punishable by death until the Edict of Milan in 313 A.D. Mike Aquilina explains how the Early Church evangelized through friendship, introducing others to the Lord Jesus and banishing loneliness.
PURGATORY IS FOR REAL: GOOD NEWS ABOUT THE AFTERLIFE FOR THOSE WHO AREN'T PERFECT YET
As Karlo Broussard proclaims, Purgatory is for real. He uses Biblical references to explain why it’s a true Catholic doctrine, and why this fact is actually good news for all of us who aren’t quite perfect yet.
THIS THING OF DARKNESS
K.V. Turley and Fiorella De Maria discuss their fascinating work of alternative fiction about Bela Lugosi. A gripping story of fantasy, chilling realities, and a clash between Hollywood horror and the horror of the world.
CATHOLIC ESSENTIALS: A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING KEY CHURCH TEACHINGS
Perfect answers to questions on Catholicism’s basics are presented by Fr. Wade Menezes, CPM. The variety of issues includes modern dilemmas in moral theology, the definition of marriage and the vocation of parents, the afterlife, and the Antichrist.
MIRACLES DO HAPPEN
Having experienced firsthand a powerful healing encounter with Jesus, Sr. Briege has been sharing her testimony ever since with those all over the world. In prayer, we learn to grow closer to Jesus and trust in His power to do the impossible.
THESE TWELVE: THE GOSPELS THROUGH THE APOSTLES' EYES
What extra-Biblical sources say about the Apostles’ backgrounds is extensive. Many were quite familiar with Old Testament prophecies of Our Lord's return. The twelve were trained intensively for three years; they themselves were the message.
OUR LIFE OF SERVICE
A handbook with both spiritual and time-tested advice to both new and experienced Catholic deacons. Brother deacons share their stories and testimonies about the gift of the diaconatein this great resource for discerning a call.
THE DESECRATORS: DEFEATING THE CANCEL CULTURE MOB AND RECLAIMING ONE NATION UNDER GOD
Cancel culture's goal to destroy American history and its heroes includes obliterating Christianity and the Judeo-Christian faith, because Christianity is a truth revealed in history. The authors give us tools and talking points to fight back.
ST. THOMAS AQUINAS RESCUES MODERN PSYCHOLOGY
St. Thomas Aquinas truly does rescue modern psychology. Fr. Brian Mullady explains the great Dominican’s writings on healthy psychology, and how this fits into Catholic moral teaching concerning areas such as Freudian sexuality.
JESUS, I TRUST IN YOU: A 30-DAY PERSONAL RETREAT WITH THE LITANY OF TRUST
We desire eternal love but often experience betrayal and broken promises. Sr. Faustina’s Litany of Trust shows how Jesus reaches out to us, inviting us to love Him, and then how to apply this trust in our lives.
MANUAL FOR SUFFERING
Suffering is a part of life, but Our Lord’s crucifixion, death, and resurrection shows us the path of bringing good work out of suffering. This small, durable companion is a treasure trove of Catholic theology, prayers, and novenas.
THESE LIBERTIES WE HOLD SACRED
Supreme Knight, Carl Anderson discusses his essays on faith and citizenship that explore how Christian witness and religious liberty intersect. He notes the Constitution’s framers put Freedom of Religion first in the Bill of Rights.
LISTENING FOR GOD: DISCOVERING THE INCREDIBLE WAYS GOD SPEAKS TO US
Teresa Tomeo believes God is reaching out to us all the time. We’re just too busy to listen. She talks about her new book detailing a baker’s dozen of experiences people have had with God when they simply listened.
SPEAKING FOR THE UNBORN: 30-SECOND PRO-LIFE REBUTTALS TO PRO-CHOICE ARGUMENTS
Learn to speak for those who have no voice. Dr. Steven Christie presents rebuttals that pro-life advocates can use to persuasively and cogently explain their pro-life stance at a moment's notice, with clarity and power.
HOW THE ANGELS GOT THEIR WINGS
Children will love Anthony Destefano’s introduction to angels. His new book, with music and sound effects, explains their creation by God, the rebellion of Satan, and the role of the Archangels and Guardian Angels.
MYSTERY OF THE ALTAR: DAILY MEDITATIONS ON THE EUCHARIST
Mystery of the Altar has daily meditations, concise but inspiring excerpts from the first through the 21st century. “A devotional for the laity, a homiletic resource for priests, and a catalog of Eucharistic texts for contemplation,” Howell sums up.
ROMEK AND WANDA
It’s a true story that reads like a best-selling thriller. Fr. Bill Watson explains how Romauld Spasowski, a high-ranking Communist official, secretly fed information on the party to Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II.
THE MEMOIRS OF ST. PETER: A NEW TRANSLATION OF THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MARK
Michael Pakaluk shares insight on his new book designed to help Catholics become more careful readers of the New Testament. It features eyewitness testimony from Mark, a scribe for the teachings of St. Peter.
THE TRUTH ABOUT CLERGY SEXUAL ABUSE: CLARIFYING THE FACTS AND THE CAUSES
Bill Donohue, Catholic League president and a master sociologist, unpacks the history and roots of clergy sexual abuse. He clarifies the facts about the scandals and refutes disinformation which has abounded for decades.
LIVING CALM: MASTERING ANGER AND FRUSTRATION
Dr. Ray Guarendi discusses his new book, “Living Calm: Mastering Anger and Frustration,” which helps moms and dads better deal with child tantrums and bad moods, by taking a close look at family life and discipline.
CALMING THE STORM: NAVIGATING THE CRISES FACING THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AND SOCIETY
In his new book, popular canon lawyer, commentator and pastor, Fr. Gerald E. Murray, provides his insights on the challenges our society faces today, and how to apply our faith in God to His never-failing providence.
ABIDE IN THE HEART OF CHRIST: A 10-DAY PERSONAL RETREAT WITH ST. IGNATIUS LOYOLA
Fr. Joe Laramie shows us the way to deepen our relationship with Jesus based on the teachings of St. Ignatius Loyola. His guide to a personal retreat can be absorbed over a long weekend or 10 Sundays in a row.
UNDERSTANDING DIVINE MERCY
Pope St. John Paul II said of St. Faustina’s apparitions of Our Lord, “There is nothing that man needs more than Divine Mercy.” Fr. Chris explains what Divine Mercy is, and what Our Lord’s appearances to a little Polish nun in the 1930s were all about.
THE HOUSE WAS FILLED WITH THE FRAGRANCE OF THE PERFUME: A SPIRITUALITY OF THE ORDER OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE
A conversation with Cardinal Fernando Filoni about the Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, and the spirituality, membership and mission of this Catholic order of knighthood under the protection of the Holy See.
MERCY: A SACRED STORY
The overriding purpose of Fr. Bill Watson’s book, about an inmate serving a 25-year sentence for armed bank robbery, was to send this message to readers: take heart! God’s mercy always finds us and sends angels our way to help us.
YOU SHALL STAND FIRM: PRESERVING THE FAITH IN AN AGE OF APOSTASY
In Fr. William Casey’s new book, Catholics learn the truth of Critical Race Theory and its dark objective, to sabotage America’s foundation. The Communist ideology engulfing the West is exposed, as is the solution.
THE DECLINE AND FALL OF SACRED SCRIPTURE: HOW THE BIBLE BECAME A SECULAR BOOK
Ben Wiker of EWTN’s Saints vs. Scoundrels fame shares why so many faithful priests and parishioners know nothing of the decades-old effort to turn Sacred Scripture, God’s inspired word, into ‘just another’ book.
THE LENTEN COOKBOOK, RECIPES BY DAVID GEISSER WITH ESSAYS BY SCOTT HAHN
Hahn and Geisser bring us Lenten meals to create, and Lenten-themed essays to reflect on. Topics include the role of fasting in Catholic devotional life, and how to use these recipes and words of wisdom to prepare for the Easter feast.
THE CATHOLIC GENTLEMAN: LIVING AUTHENTIC MANHOOD TODAY
Sam Guzman shares the Catholic Church’s teachings of what it means to be a Catholic gentleman today. Contrary to what the culture says about manhood, growing in virtue and laying your life down for others are what true gentlemanliness is all about.
UNDER SIEGE: NO FINER TIME TO BE A FAITHFUL CATHOLIC
“God has placed us in remarkable but desperate times and given us a remarkable task, to defend His Church," Austin Ruse of Under Siege: No Finer Time to be a Faithful Catholic says to Doug Keck. Ruse lays out simple steps we can take against tyranny.
LOVE NEVER FAILS: LIVING THE CATHOLIC FAITH IN OUR DAILY LIVES
Love Never Fails, Bishop Hying’s Episcopal motto and way of life, has invaluable reflections on Catholicism for us all. “Love never fails,” the Bishop concludes, “because Christ has won the victory for us as we journey to the Father's house."
THE ABOLITION OF WOMEN: HOW RADICAL FEMINISM IS BETRAYING WOMEN
Doug Keck welcomes mystery author Fiorella Nash to discuss her new book challenging the feminist obsession with abortion. She wants both sides to share what they have in common, rather than what divides them.
JESUS AND THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS, AND JESUS AND THE OLD TESTAMENT ROOTS OF THE PRIESTHOOD
Dr. John Bergsma discusses his new book on the Dead Sea Scrolls. These “pen on paper” documents during the ministry of Our Lord fill in gaps in the culture and theology of the Old Testament, only implied in the Gospels.
ST. MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL
Doug Keck welcomes James Day to discuss his book on Saint Michael. Fascinated with the angel since childhood, it “builds the foundation for devotion to this great archangel, who truly does defend us against Satan when we ask."
ADOPTION: SHOULD YOU, COULD YOU, AND THEN WHAT: STRAIGHT ANSWERS FROM A PSYCHOLOGIST AND ADOPTIVE FATHER OF TEN
In his new book, psychologist Dr. Ray Guarendi gives straight answers to the most-asked adoption questions. This adoptive father of 10 joins Doug Keck to demystify adoption’s misperceptions and encourage others to consider it.
ESCAPE FROM EVIL'S DARKNESS: THE LIGHT OF CHRIST IN THE CHURCH, SPIRITUAL CONVERSION, AND MORAL CONVERSION
"Christ has victory over Satan," Fr. Spitzer says in discussing his new book, part of a trilogy on recognizing and confronting evil. He shows how to access Christ’s help to tip the balance in heaven and hell’s cosmic struggle.
LIBERTY'S LIONS: THE CATHOLIC REVOLUTIONARIES WHO ESTABLISHED AMERICA
Twelve chapters gather together in one place, for the first time, the significant contributions of Catholics to the American Revolution. More than simply support the colonials in their cause of freedom from England, the Catholics helped lead it.
THEY MIGHT BE SAINTS: STORIES OF EXCEPTIONAL CATHOLICS
Host of EWTN’s "They Might Be Saints" covers the inspiring lives of 24 Venerables and Blesseds on the path to sainthood. Included is a demystification of the entire canonization process, with everything you've always wanted to know about sainthood.
ST. JOSEPH'S DONKEY, AND THE BEGGAR AND THE BLUEBIRD
Two children’s books are on tap today. St. Joseph’s Donkey introduces kids to Joseph through his hardworking donkey. And a bluebird’s plans to fly south are derailed by a beggar’s pleas in The Beggar and the Bluebird.
ABC: GET TO KNOW THE SAINTS WITH ME!
A look at Caroline Perkins' new book for children of all ages. In ABC - Get to Know the Saints with Me, she teaches us important facts about those saintly individuals who handled the same challenges we face today.
DEATH: THE FINAL SURRENDER
Fr. Cedric’s two near-death experiences in 1977 led him to turn his carpe diem lifestyle around and enter the seminary. He joins Doug to discuss his new book that details his powerful and life-changing testimony.
REMEMBER YOUR DEATH: MEMENTO MORI LENTEN DEVOTIONAL
Sr. Theresa Aletheia was inspired to start meditating on her death, a practice begun by her order’s founder. She found it helpful, and to provide a resource for others to begin this practice in their own prayer lives, Remember Your Death was born.
MY BATTLE AGAINST SATAN & THE DEVIL IS AFRAID OF ME
Doug Keck reviews two of Fr. Gabriele Amorth’s books on spiritual warfare. As the world’s best-known exorcist, he writes openly about the reality of the devil and how we can assure our safety from spiritual attacks.
NEITHER CRYSTAL NOR GOLD: THE TRANSFORMATION OF CRYSTAL CATHEDRAL INTO CHRIST CATHEDRAL
A look at Rob Artigo’s new book that tells the story of Christ Cathedral. From its literal foundation to its art and architecture, this structure is an engineering marvel, alive with examples of the work of the Holy Spirit.
WHAT CHRIST SUFFERED: A DOCTOR'S JOURNEY THROUGH THE PASSION
Dr. Thomas McGovern shares an updated assessment of the bloody sweat, the scourging, and the crucifixion Our Lord endured for our salvation. He also learned in the process, how we ourselves can suffer better.
FINDING FRASSATI AND HIS PATH TO HOLINESS
Pier Giorgio Frassati loved to climb mountains, play practical jokes, and have political debates. But instead of pursuing worldly success, he aimed for holiness. Christine Wohar shares what she learned about Pier Giorgio, now a Blessed.
CONTAGIOUS FAITH: WHY THE CHURCH MUST SPREAD HOPE, NOT FEAR, IN A PANDEMIC
Philip Lawler reflects on the past year of our life with Covid, and sets forth how we're to live our lives as Catholics, going forward with faith, not fear, and with consistently full access to the sacraments and freedoms as Americans.
THE POLITICS OF ENVY
Dr. Anne Hendershott explains why envy is the worst of the Seven Deadly Sins. The Bible specifically warns us that this disordered thinking is the root cause of mobs, violence, and leanings toward socialism and Marxism.
GRACE EXPLAINED: HOW TO RECEIVE AND RETAIN GOD'S MOST POTENT GIFT
In his new book, Father Brian Mullady provides a very powerful explanation of Grace. As he tells host Doug Keck, we prepare for heaven by means of sanctifying grace, and thus enter into a loving relationship with God."
REAL RELIGION: HOW TO AVOID FALSE FAITH AND WORSHIP GOD IN SPIRIT AND TRUTH
Fr. Jeffrey Kirby discusses his new book designed to unmask God so that we can praise and adore Him in truth. He says Real Religion is the actual worship of God, while false religion takes the focus off God and puts it on ourselves.