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Good Luck! I've got so many on my WL and have been waiting for quite a while. I've kinda lost interest because I'v been waiting for so long. Well, I hope you get what you're looking for.
I am not sure what traditional Catholic books you are looking for, but Charles Swindoll and Max Lucado are good authors. I am Catholic also, but love their books, especially Swindoll. I know they are not Catholic, but like I said in a post I just did, God is God to everyone. And Swindoll has some very good inspirational books. I love the Bedside Blessings and the Daily Inspirational books. I read them all the time. I am reading for the second time Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back. I read it years ago, and saw it just last week and started it again.
I hope this is helpful.
Darla and Jeannie...
They DO eventually get posted into the system. I have received a few. But they are few and far between.
Swindoll and Lucado are nothing compared to the treasury of wisdom found in the writings of the Saints. This world needs a little more conviction and less "feel-good" complacency.
i just found this discussion and have not had a chance to check out the wish lists. Maybe tomorrow. I have to spend some time with the fam tonight! I am glad I found your thread, tho!
have a lot of Swindoll's books and found easy to find, but I like the reaffirming of our beliefs and encouragements. When you talk about the Saints are you talking about books on Saints. If so, I have a few of them, also. And agree they are excellent, and I find them good examples of strength and courage and of exceptional faith for us to follow. And we should read more of them. Even my grandson, who has Aspergers (I teach him about our faith usually once a week) ask about the saints. I gave him a set of books on saints, for his level. He is very curious.
I have also read a book on the Popes. Just short readings on each, regarding how they were elected and their rulings. But you need to be careful reading them. Some were very, I don't know the right word, but let's just say a little off for a Pope. So you need to see that Faith should still be kept as our top priority. The Church is the People of God, not just the pope. He is also human but still no excuse for some of the pope's actions from old.
But still, I can't part with these books. I keep them for future readings.
I don't know where everyone else lives, but here in Delaware, we are having a rainy day. So perfect day to sit back and read.
Enjoy your day!
I guess a lot of people keep their more traditional books for later reading. I know I do. I guess that's why they don't get posted very often. Oh, well. I guess we'll get what we want eventually!
I have found some great books on the saints, some of Pope John Paul II's books, and some prayer books here. I posted one on praying the rosary and it was requested in hours. I guess people tend to hold on to these types of books.
All are hardcover. Some of the Dj's are worn, books themselves are pristine. Make me an offer, I would really like to get rid of these in one big lot or in a few lots, not piecemeal, so I am open to deals. I just don't ahve room to store them any more. I have listed titles below, most aren't posted on my shelf because they don't have ISBNs and I am being lazy, LOL:) Please PM me if interested!
The Remarkable Cure of Ars by Michel de Saint Pierre: story of the life of St. John Vianney
St. Peter the Apostle, by William Thomas Walsh
Larger than the Sky, story of James Cardinal Gibbons
Francis, Biography of the Saint of Assisi
Saint in the Wilderness: the life of St. Isaac Jogues (Glenn Kittler)
To Light a Candle, the Autobiography of James Keller, Founder of the Christophers
Men In Sandals (Richard Madden, O C D)
Father Flanagan of Boys Town (Fulton and Will Oursler)
A Man Named John, The Life of Pope John XXIII (Alden Hatch)
The 10 below are Catholic Family Book Club books, sort of like a Catholic Reader's Digest Condensed book. Most of the titles in each book are full books, a few are excerpts from longer works. If you wish to know more, PM me.
Red Shoes for Nancy (Marguerite Hamilton), Mr. Blue (Myles Connolly), On Leave from Heaven (Abel Moreau) The Ear of God (Patrick Peyton, C. S. C.)
Heart in Pilgrimage (Evelyn Eaton and Edward Roberts Moore), The Boo of Mary (Henri Daniel-Rops), As the Clock Struck twenty (S. M. C.) Tales of a Flier’s Faith (Ed Mack Miller)
Only One Heart (Sister Patricia Jean, S.L.), God Made Little Apples (John Sheridan), The Man Who Sang When He Suffered-St. John of the Cross (Frances Parkinson Keyes), four excerpts from Stop Pushing! (Dan Herr)
The Lilies of the Field (William Barrett) A Family on Wheels (Maria Augusta Trapp) St Teresa of Avila (John Beevers), The Bishop’s Beggar (Stephen Vincent Benet)
The Emperor and the Pope (E E Y Hales), Pierre Toussaint (Arthur and Elizabeth Sheehan), The Song at the Scaffold (Gertrud von Le Fort), Now and at the Hour (Robert Cormier)
The Search for Saint Therese (Peter-Thomas Rohrbach, O. C. D.), Shadows and Images (Meriol Trevor), excerpts from Catholic Viewpoints on Education (Neil McCluskey, S. J.), excerpts from The Snake Has All the Lines (Jean Kerr)
Padre Pio (Oscar de Liso), Sorrow Built a Bridge (Katherine Burton), La Conquistadora (Fray Angelico Chavez), Isaac Thomas Hecker (Hilda Graef)
Blithe Sprits (Dan Herr and Joel Wells) Miracle at Carville (Betty Martin) The Unanswerable Argument of Blood (William Thomas Walsh) An Invitation Heeded, Francis Parkinson Keyes (John O’Brien)
Saint Catherine Laboure of the Miraculous Medal (Joseph Dirvin, C. M.) A Memoir of Mary Ann (Dominican Nuns) Life with My Mary (Joseph Breig) Saint Rita (Willy de Spens)
Damien the Leper (John Farrow) Dan England and the Noonday Devil (Myles Connolly) The Franciscans, Love at Work (Boniface Hanley, OFM and Salvator Fink OFM) The Marvelous Doctor: Friar Roger Bacon (Liam Brophy)