St. Michael And The Angels
St. Michael And The Angels is a beautiful and inspiring book telling all about the Angels. Filled with with stories from the lives and writing of the saints, it tells of the role which the good Angels play in the divine economy of saving soul.
The Little Flowers of St Francis
this is one of the most delightful books ever written, the little flowers of st Francis by brother Ugolino di Monte Santa Maria was written nearly a hundred years after the death of st. Francis. it came to light during a stormy period in the early life of the order in an attempt to capture for posterity the true Franciscan spirit exemplified in the lives and thoughts of st Francis and his followers. this is a good book to read
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.
St Thomas more
Thomas More was born in London in 1478. He attended Oxford University and practised law in London. After the death of his first wife, Thomas married Alice Middleton who cared for his four small children. In the autumn of 1529 Thomas succeeded Cardinal Wolsey as Lord Chancellor of England. Thomas disagreed with King Henry on the question of the King dissolving his marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Within two years Thomas resigned as Lord Chancellor and retired from public life. In 1534 Parliament passed the Act of Supremacy making the King head of the English Church. Thomas was asked to subscribe to the oath, he refused and was charged with high treason. After a year in prison in the Tower of London he stood trial at Westminster Hall. On July 6, 1535 Thomas was executed on Tower Hill in London.