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Catholic Books You Need to Read

1. The Catholic Bible (Of course! If you have a Protestant Bible, you are missing a few great books!)
2. The Spiritual Combat: and a Treatise on Peace of Soul by Dom Lorenzo Scupoli 
3. Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton
4. The Lamb’s Supper by Dr. Scott Hahn
5. Searching for and Maintaining Peace: A Small Treatise on Peace of Heart by Jacques Philippe
6. Five Loaves & Two Fish by Francis Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan
7. The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis*
8The Silence of Mary by Ignacio Larranaga
9. The Road of Hope: A Gospel from Prison by Francis Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan
10. The Bible Compass: A Catholic’s Guide to Navigating the Scriptures by Edward Sri*
11. The Christ of faith;: The Christology of the church by Karl Adam
12. Confessions by St. Augustine
13. Rediscover Catholicism by Matthew Kelly *
14.  Jesus of Nazareth by Pope Benedict XVI
15.  An Introduction to the Devout Life by St. Francis de Sales
16. My Sisters the Saints by Colleen Carroll Campbell
17.  The Thrill of the Chaste by Dawn Eden
18.  Story of a Soul by Therese de Lisieux 
19. Forming Intentional Disciples: The Path to Knowing and Following Jesus by Sherry Weddell
20. The Virtue Driven Life by Benedict J. Groeschel*
21. How to Listen When God Is Speaking: A Guide for Modern-Day Catholics by Fr. Mitch Pacwa*
22.  Tweeting with God: # Big Bang, Prayer, Bible, Sex, Crusades, Sin, Career by Michel Remery*
23. Finding True Happiness: Satisfying Our Restless Hearts (Happiness, Suffering, and Transcendence) by Fr. Robert Spitzer
24. Three to Get Married by Bishop Fulton Sheen
25. Be A Man!: Becoming the Man God Created You to Be by Fr. Larry Richards*
26. Crossing: Reclaiming the Landscape of Our Lives by Fr. Mark Barrett

 

Media


Busted Halo - Online magazine for spiritual seekers in their 20s and 30s from the Paulists
www.bustedhalo.com

Our Sunday Visitor - Home of Our Sunday Visitor with news,information and archives
www.osv.com

Catholic Exchange - News, comments, reviews, movies, blogs from well-known authors
www.catholicexchange.com

Catholic News Service - The oldest and largest news service specializing inreporting on religion
www.catholicnews.com

Catholic World News - Global news coverage with Catholic emphasis
www.cwnews.com

EWTN Global Catholic Network - Site of the Eternal Word Television Network with TV,radio and library resources.
www.ewtn.com

Godspy -Online magazine covering politics, science, economy and the arts
www.godspy.com

Ignatius Press
www.ignatius.com

National Catholic Register
www.ncregister.com

U. S. Catholic- General interest magazine for American Catholics
www.uscatholic.org

The Vatican
http://www.youtube.com/vatican

Vatican News
http://www.news.va/en

Vatican Radio - Programs in 40 different languages from 61 different countries
www.vaticanradio.org

Zenit - The World Seen from Rome- International news agency focusing on the Vatican and the Church
www.zenit.org

Faith Moments on WLOF 101.7 FM, WBEN radio 930 AM, or at www.faithmomentsonline.org.

 

A Comprehensive List of Catholic Podcasts for Every Interest

Breadbox Media, is a one-of-a-kind, Catholic-based, spiritually-focused, national podcast network. http://breadboxmedia.com/

Catching Foxes, College friends Luke and Gomer discuss faith and culture in this podcast, often with interviews of other Catholics in casual, funny, and occasionally explicit ways.  http://www.catchingfoxes.fm/

Catholic Answers Focus, Podcast interviewing leaders of our Catholic faith and discussing current events.https://www.catholic.com/audio/caf  

Catholic Answers Live, A two-hour radio program hosted by Cy Kellet and important Church scholars and leaders discusses pretty much any topic with an open invitation to call in (1-888-31-TRUTH). Tune-in on their AM or FM stations, the internet (catholic.com), Sirius Satellite Radio 130, or pick a podcast of the recorded shows. http://www.catholic.com/radio/podcast/podcast

Catholic Comments, Twelve years of podcasts are archived for listeners to enjoy and learn about the faith through anything from art to ethics. https://cucatholicctr.org/catholic-comments/podcast-archive/

Catholic Stuff You Should Know, Answering Pope Benedict XVI’s 2010 call to reach out through technology, four priests host this “consciously unprofessional” podcast show, bantering while leading “lighthearted explorations into various prominent and obscure Catholic topics.” https://catholicstuffpodcast.com/

Council of Trent, Trent Horn’s apologetics podcast to help you understand your faith and understand the world a little better without losing your faith.  https://www.patreon.com/counseloftrent

The Crunch Catholic Podcast, Ethan and Patrick host this podcast entertaining podcast that incorporates testimony into their conversations while “chewing on all things Catholic.”  https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-crunch/id1165985677?mt=2

Diapers and Disciples, A weekly podcast where Amber hosts a guest and is “changing the world, one diaper at a time.”https://www.diapersanddisciples.com/

Do Something Beautiful, Leah Darrow, former model, is a Catholic speaker and writer, who hosts this podcast “to inspire women to do something beautiful with their lives.”https://leahdarrow.com/category/podcast/

EWTN, Who doesn’t want to listen to Mother Angelica? The television channel ministry she founded also has a radio station, which hosts many programs throughout the day.  http://www.ewtn.com/radio/

Father Mike Schmitz, He is one of the most popular Catholics on YouTube and one of six Ascension Presents podcasts, where you can find his audio.https://media.ascensionpress.com/category/ascension-podcasts/frmikepodcast/ https://media.ascensionpress.com/category/ascension-podcasts/   

Father Roderick, A Dutch Catholic priesthttps://www.patreon.com/fatherroderick hosts this  podcast about “movies, travel, fantasy, TV, faith, sci-fi, and minimalism.” Yes, all that with a priest! https://trideo.com/category/fatherroderick/

Fountains of Carrots, Christy Isinger and Haley Stewart interview women, drink coffee, and talk about faith, books, culture, and “whatever strikes their fancy.” http://fountainsofcarrots.com/

Good Things Radio, Brooke Taylor focuses on the good that life has to offer while going through the joys and challenges of motherhood, married life, cooking, pop culture, special needs children, friendship and love for the Catholic faith. http://www.goodthingsradio.com/

How-to Catholic, Kevin and Lisa Cotter, former FOCUS ministers, created this podcast to help everyone become a saint by living the faith practically in daily life.http://madetomagnify.com/blog/

Lanky Guys: The Word on the Hill, Fr. Peter Mussett and Scott Powell review all the readings from the Catholic Sunday Mass and are self-described on their Facebook page as “two utterly brilliant and charmingly witty Catholic theologians”.http://www.lankyguys.org/

Letter to Women: Exploring the Feminine Genius, This bi-weekly podcast hosted by Chloe Langr interviews Catholic women about how they “live out the feminine genius.” It is a response to Saint Pope John Paul’s II’s “Letter to Women.”https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/letters-to-women-exploring-the-feminine-genius/id1242592133?mt=2

Pray-As-You-Go, This is a prayer podcast, which you can find as an app. It brings you daily prayer sessions so that no matter what you are with Jesuit material. https://pray-as-you-go.org/about/  

St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, This podcast is a part of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, which promotes the study of Scripture. The podcast features Dr. Scott Hahn, who ties the Sunday readings together.https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/st-paul-center-for-biblical-theology/id542488614?mt=2

The Catholic Hipster, Interviewing people in Catholic media about being Catholic and evangelizing Catholics, Tommy Tighe of The Catholic Hipster and Sarah Vabulas of The Catholic Drinkie, talk about being “hipster Catholics.”https://soundcloud.com/thecatholichipster

The Catholic Man Show, Fulfilling a need they saw for Catholic radio for men, Adam Miniham and David Niles created this relatable and funny about living virtuously in three parts—A Manly Drink, A Manly Gear, and A Manly Topic.https://thecatholicmanshow.com/episodes/

The Catholic Playlist, Want to listen to Catholic music? Check out this podcast here: http://podcast.catholicplaylistshow.com/

The Chimney, “The brand new podcast from the Catholic Hipster bringing you everything trending in Catholic Social media.” https://player.fm/series/the-chimney

The Jennifer Fulwiler Show, Interview, current events, and just looking at life, Catholic convert Jennifer Fulwiler hosts this show. This can also be found on SiriusXM Radio.https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-jennifer-fulwiler-show/id944869051?mt=2  

The Word on Fire Show, http://wordonfireshow.com/ podcast, Choose from over 130 podcasts on interesting, relevant, and Catholic topics presented by Bishop Robert Baron as a part of Word on Fire ministry. The site includes description and outline of the podcasts for your convenience.

A Catholic Bible App That Will Revolutionize Your Experience With Holy Scriptures

Michael Stark is the Executive Producer of the Truth & Life Bible.  

 

Relevant Talk radio

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An App you might you might be interested in:

Laudate - Daily Mass Readings (with Saint of the Day and Reflections). Liturgy of Hours, Latin Liturgy of Hours, Latin Mass, New American Bible, interactive Rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Seven Sorrows Rosary, Chaplet of St. Michael, Franciscan Crown Rosary, Latin Rosary, Latin Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Servite Rosary, Chaplet of Sacred Heart, multiple Stations of the Cross, searchable prayers and latin prayers with English translation. Daily Bible Verse on Dialy Readings screen. Douay-Rheims Bible for offline use. Daily Prayer on main screen. Multiple podcasts for daily meditations and Rosary. Catechism of Catholic Church with ability to bookmark and share. My Prayers lets you store your own prayers and move them between iPad and iPhone. Confession guides through sacrament of reconciliation. Vatican documents: 2nd Vatican Council, Code of Canon Law and more.

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You Tube Channels

Ascension Presents is an evangelistic platform bringing entertaining, faith-filled, and dynamic presenters straight to your newsfeed. By providing engaging content for our audience that reflects the good, the true and the beautiful we hope to bring their hearts closer to Christ.

Bishop Robert Barron: Brief and insightful commentaries on faith and culture by Catholic theologian and author Bishop Robert Barron. The videos complement his weekly sermons posted and podcasted at WordOnFire.org.

Brian Holdsworth: “A creative professional and struggling thinker making videos on topics that I find interesting. If you do too, then please subscribe and interact with the ideas too.”

Catholic Answers is an apostolate dedicated to serving Christ by bringing the fullness of Catholic truth to the world. We help good Catholics become better Catholics, bring former Catholics “home,” and lead non-Catholics into the fullness of the faith.

The Institute of Catholic Culture: An adult catechetical organization, faithful to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church, and dedicated to the Church’s call for a new evangelization. The Institute offers education programs structured upon the classical liberal arts and offers opportunities in which authentic Catholic culture is experienced and lived. You can find over 400 hours of audio and video programs – all available for free – in the ICC library at our web site, InstituteOfCatholicCulture.org.

EWTN: Enough said!

Fr. John Hollowell: Catholic priest for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. “I love football, my family, and my Faith, in reverse order!”

Dr. Taylor Marshall: Regular (weekly) videos. For more Catholic theology and free study resources, please visit taylormarshall.com

New Catholic Generation: A website founded in Steubenville featuring Catholic teen and young adult vloggers from around the world.

Sensus Fidelium: A collection of Catholic homilies, apologetic videos, & other resources to grow in the One True Faith.

Emily Wilson, a woman on a mission to help other women believe in themselves more. She posts videos every Tuesday to answer your questions about navigating life as a woman in society, gives real talk pep talks for struggles particular to women.