Beginning Apologetics San Juan Catholic Seminars

Our local parish used this series for a men’s apologetics group to great success. The series can be a little pricy but it does offer a lot of content. In its 9 booklets you go over how to defend the Trinity to Jehovah Witnesses, answer Muslims, defend the Eucharist and Tradition/Scripture to Protestants and answerContinue reading “Beginning Apologetics San Juan Catholic Seminars”

St. Monica and The Power of Persistent Prayer

St. Monica and The Power of Persistent Prayer by Mike Aquilina and Mark W. Sullivan is an excellent book. St. Monica has some rough times with St. Augustine. He lived with a concubine and had a child out of what would be considered proper Christian wedlock, he entered into a heretical cult, he even trickedContinue reading “St. Monica and The Power of Persistent Prayer”

The Catechism of the Catholic Church Vatican II Style

I have seen recent comments diminishing the grander due to the Catechism of the Catholic Church published after Vatican II because of subsequent changes to its content on lying and on the death penalty. It is claimed that the Catechism of the Council of Trent never went through corrections of the same sort so itContinue reading “The Catechism of the Catholic Church Vatican II Style”

The Watches of the Passion by Fr. Gallwey Vol.II

This is an older book in the public domain (freely available at archive.org). What is wonderful about the work is the detailed and meaningful reflections about our Lord’s passion. Although, the author does use his imagination to come up with the minor details never is the reader left reading about a phantasy world without realContinue reading “The Watches of the Passion by Fr. Gallwey Vol.II”

The Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary

I started praying the Divine Office a while back. As life got busy and since my vocation was not to be a monk I was searching for a more adaptable and manageable prayer routine so I could maintain my devotion to my family and work/life balance. To accomplish this is switched from the Divine OfficeContinue reading “The Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary”

Diary of a Ghetto Priest by Fr. Richard Ho Lung, M.O.P.

            This book is what I call a chapter a day book. You can sit down, read an entire chapter and complete the thought with prayer all in under 30 minutes. (43 chapters with 175 pages of material – including lots of pictures!)             The best feature and what I will recommend as the reasonContinue reading “Diary of a Ghetto Priest by Fr. Richard Ho Lung, M.O.P.”