Life of St Ignatius of Loyola
few saints in the entire history of the church have been more influential on the lives of Catholics than has St Ignatius. for it was his genius that gave the church and the world two great contributions: first was his spiritual exercises, through the use of which he raised himself, as well as members of his society, to great sanctity, and by means of which many great saints and apostolic people have formed themselves.
Saints Of Africa
Over 117 million Catholics Live in Africa almost twice as many as in the United States. Is it any surprise that saints of Africa number in the thousand. They include three Popes, three Doctors of the Church, eight fathers of the church, thousands of martyrs, hundreds of monks, plus countless religious and lay leaders.
The Saints’ Guide to Happiness
this book suggests that some of the best people to show us are holy men and women through history; from Augustine to Flannery O'Connor, Thomas Merton to Teresa of Avila and Mother Teresa. these people weren't saints because of the way they died or their extraordinary capacity for goodness and love, which, in the end, makes us happy.
The Life of St Francis of Assisi
Francis, go and build up my house, which as thou seest is falling into ruin. to fulfill this command of our Lord, st Francis of Assisi began by restoring physical churches and continued by building up the spiritual church. Francis' humility, purity, and true joy inspired many men and women to conversion and a deeper faith.