Could you all list books, especially classic books, but contemporary books are OK, too, that all Catholics should try to read at least once in their lives? (Fiction is OK, too. Even kids’ books are OK.)
Kind of like a “Book Bucket List!”
The Bible and the Catechism of the Catholic Church are at the top of the list, of course. But I’m looking for a good list of other books besides these two.
Thanks! I really need to do some more quality leading.
Confessions by Saint Augustine
Jesus of Nazareth (Baptism to the Transfiguration) and Jesus of Nazareth (Holy Week) by Pope Benedict XVI
The Fathers(vol. 1 & 2) by Pope Benedict XVI
Holy Women by Pope Benedict XVI
Be Not Afraid by Pope John Paul II
The Rule of Saint Benedict
Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
The Seven Story Mountain by Thomas Merton
The Mind’s Road to God by Saint Boneventure
Dark Night by Saint John of the Cross
The End of the Present World by Father Charles Arminjon
The Spiritual Life by A. Tanquerey
Pardon and Peace by Alfred Wilson, C.P.
Letters of St. Therese of Lisieux (I like FJ Sheed’s translation)
The Sinner’s Guide by Ven. Louis of Grenada
The Practice of the Presence of God
Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila
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