Book Club

Wonderful Books written by Catholic Saints to help you with Contemplative Prayer

1. The Story of a Soul, The Autobiography, by St. Therese of Lisieux Two and a half years before her death in 1897 at the age of 24, as Thérèse Martin began writing down her childhood memories at the request of her blood sisters in the Lisieux Carmel, few could have guessed the eventual outcome. Yet this Story of my soul, first published in 1898 in a highly edited version, quickly became a modern spiritual… Continue Reading

Why should you read Story of a soul? Autobiography of St. Therese of Lisieux. Here is why!

Reading the writings of St. Theresa of Child Jesus, we feel wonderful harmony of her vocation and we realize that because of the Holy Spirit, which she filled with. She is a genuine daughter of St. Teresa of Ávila and St. John of the Cross. The Holy Spirit introduced her to an understanding of the merciful love of God. To which she has devoted herself on the feast of the Holy Trinity, 9 June 1895. She understood… Continue Reading

Book recommendation – 52 Things Sons Need from Their Dads – Father Son relationship

52 Things Sons Need from Their Dads: What Fathers Can Do to Build a Lasting Relationship by Jay Payleitner When you look at him, you see yourself. But in raw form. When he looks at you – if he’s around kindergarten age – he sees a hero. To maintain that title, all you have to do is show up and follow your instincts. Goof with him. Toss him around. Play Rock/Scissors/Paper. Read picture books. Marvel with him about… Continue Reading