Suggested Books to Read 

 I have been asked this question a few times so I thought I would make a short list of books to

read. Especially in light of the utter garbage and heresy being put forth at my Parish by the

current Pastor, which will legitimize it to some. Just as our Mother warned us through Fr. Gobbi

at the end of the 20th century and others.

 

First and foremost is the Bible, read it often and always.

I have read both the Catholic Bible, the New American Standard, and the King James version

several times each, the Jerusalem Bible, Douay-Rheims,  the NIV and NSRV editions, and the Torah,

and I also have several other versions for reference. I've read the Dead Sea Scrolls Bible, for historical

references,  which is just the Old Testament with a few extra books found in the caves around Qumran.

ISBN 0-06060063-2

 I've read the Bible 13 times now and I start reading the New Testament ever Lent and the Old

Testament every other year formally then with other readings throughout the year. I recently finished;

 

The 24 Hours of the Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ  by Luisa Piccarreta

Kolbe Saint of the Immaculata          

The Messages of The Lady of All Nations    

An Exorcist Explains the Demonic     by St. John of the Cross

An Exorcist Tells His Story     by Fr. Gabriele Amorth

Ascent of Mount Carmel  by St. John of the Cross

Dark Night of the Soul   by St. John of the Cross

The 33 Doctors of the Church, by Fr. Rengers and

Dark Night of the Soul and The Ascent of Mount Carmel by St. John of the Cross.

Then I read The Story of a Soul by St. Therese of Lisieux

The Interior Castle      by St. Teresa of Avilla

Seven Lies about Catholic History       by Diane Moczar

Ten Dates evry Catholic Should Know   by   Diane Moczar

 

 

Dr. Pitre, Professor of Sacred Scripture at Notre Dame Seminary, in New Orleans, Louisiana

offers free outlines here for Scripture study;  http://brantpitre.com/excerpts.html

 

How we got the Bible    by Neil R. Lightfoot     ISBN 978-0-8010-1252-5

A very thorough examination of the Old and New Testament, how they came together

and the criteria used to reconcile differences between the ancient texts. With good

historical backup for the justification. The author is not a Catholic.

 

Eusebius' Ecclesiastical History by Eusebius who was a 3rd cent.

historian who compiled the history of the early church from Jesus' ministry to the

early 300's.              ISBN# 1-56563-371-7

 

Dolorous Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ

After the Bible the next book I would suggest is this one. This was the book used for the movie

the Passion of the Christ. Jesus likes it when we contemplate what he did for us, and how much

He loves us and the depths of His Divine Mercy. He stated to Saint Faustina that there is more

merit in 1 hour of meditation on His passion, than a whole year of flagellation that draws blood (369).

This book also contains a 60 page bio on life of the greatest visionary in Church history;

  Sr. Anne Catherine Emmerick the greatest visionary

The bio at the link is a short version from the book.  ISBN 0-89555-210-8

        The 4 volume set (about 2000 pages) which includes the Dolorous Passion (no bio) called;

        "The Life of Jesus Christ and Biblical Revelations",

        vol. 1 ISBN 0-89555-681-2  paperback

        vol. 2 ISBN 0-89555-682-0  paperback

        vol. 3 ISBN 0-89555-683-9  paperback

        vol. 4 ISBN 0-89555-684-7  paperback

        Set    ISBN 0-89555-685-5  paperback

 There are some stories about the beginning, the Fall, Noah and the earth in the early years, then it

jumps up to the life of the Virgin Mary which it gives in great detail along with the birth and some stories

about Jesus' early days. The bulk of the work covers Jesus' ministry from His Baptism to His Death in

great detail, excellent reading.

 

Another most have is the Diary of Saint Faustina, Divine Mercy in My Soul

ISBN 0-944203-37-X Telephone 1-800-462-7426. Beautiful book that contains her 6 notebooks which

describe her relationship with our Lord in great detail, her trials and her mission to lay the foundation of

Divine Mercy Sunday and the Divine Mercy Chaplet and to help spread the message of the great gift from

Jesus, His unfathomable Divine Mercy for the World.

 

To the Priests Our Lady's Beloved Sons    by Fr. Gobbi

For anyone who is a serious student of the "End Times", which we are in, and our Mother's role in them this

book will lay out some of the key parts in the book of Revelation and Daniel, plus much more it is almost

1000 pages. I would get the index to, they are priced very reasonably and can be bought at www.mmp-usa.net.

The book consists of 25 years of messages to Fr. Gobbi.   Telephone 207-398-3375   Fax  207-398-3352

 

                             The Dialogue of St. Catherine of Siena   1347-1389 

                              Translated by Algar Thorold      ISBN 0-89555-037-7

                               A dialogue with our Almighty Father recorded by her secretaries and completed in 1370.

                               She is one of the Doctors of the Church, you will get great insights into life and His plan for

                               our salvation. There are 3 main topics, Discernment, Prayer and Obedience with a shorter

                               topic in the beginning on Divine Providence.

 

                             THE MASS   A Study of the Roman Liturgy   by Adrian Fortescue

                               Detailed history of the Mass from the beginning, used at some seminaries.

                               Published by Preserving Christian Publications, Inc.    Box 6129   Albany, NY    

 

                   Marie-Julie Jahenny  The Breton Stigmatist                                         

                                This is a 65 page booklet on the life and revelations of Marie-Julie you can get free online:

  https://ia800307.us.archive.org/14/items/PropheciesOfMarieJulieJahenny/marie-julie-jahenny-prophecy3.pdf     66 pg. booklet

You may be able to get a hard copy here but they were unavailable the last time I checked

                                MMR Publishing

                                 12922 Olive st.                                       http://www.sacramentals.com 

                                 Omaha, Nebraska  68138                    1-877-395-2320                                     

 

                               The Penguin History of the Church 1

                  The Early Church      by Henry Chadwick

                               From the Apostolic age through the first 5 centuries of the Church.  ISBN 0-14-023199-4

 

                              Mary the Mystical Rose

                  The story of Apparitions which began in 1947 and known as the Rosa Mystica in the small

                                town of Montichiari, Italy, Mary appeared to Pierina Gilli a nurse at a local hospital.

                                 www.theholyfamily.com 

 

new 08                   An Exorcist Tells His Story                   by   Gabriele Amorth

                               If you want to know more about the enemy and the games he plays this is a good book

                               to read, because the devil is very real and busy, especially now. ISBN 0-89870-710-2

 

Out of the Ecstasy & Onto the Cross

The biography of Christina Gallhagher, the story of her visions and insight given her along with the Stigmata,

and her prophecies. It was written by her and her spiritual director Fr. McGinnity.

Telephone 512-267-6830    or 412-492-9905

 

Our Lady Comes to Garabandal

This book tells the story of the apparitions at GARABANDAL, from 1961-5 with Conchita's diary.

  www.garabandal.us    or       www.garabandal.org

 

The Visions of the Children

This story is about Medjugorje and contains interviews with the children, ISBN 0-312-18204-X.

 

Books on the saints and here is a good conversion story about the Hahn's as they started bible studies

to become protestant ministers and wound up after studying scripture converting to Catholic Church.

 

Hildegard of Bingen      Scivias 

1098-1179

!2th century german nun, mystic, prophet and political moralist. The book consists of her

26 major visions and a variety of subjects. ISBN 0-809103130-7

 

Rome Sweet Home   ISBN 0-89870-478-2

That is enough for now, peace be with you.

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