September: Devotion to the Seven Sorrows of Our Lady

09-01-2021Book Recommendations

God revealed to a fourteenth-century saint, Bridget of Sweden (1303-1373), that seven great benefits accrue to those who worship Jesus Christ by the devotion to the seven sorrows of His mother, Mary.

Devotion to the sorrows of Mary consists of brief daily meditation and prayers in memory of each of seven sorrows she experienced during earthly life. The Gift Shop has excellent books, devotionals, rosaries and chaplets to Our Lady of Sorrows.

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25 Most Recognized Catholic Books every family should read

08-01-2021Book Recommendations

“Only God knows the good that can come about by reading one good Catholic book.” - St. John Bosco

August is often considered the transitional month in our seasonal calendar. It is the time of the year we begin to wind-down from our summer travels and vacations and prepare for Autumn — back to school, fall festivals, harvest time, etc.

As we start to return to a more normal schedule it may be the time to consider what we have on our bookshelves for the coming year. Below is a list of 25 of the most recognized Catholic books that every family should read.

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July: The Month of the Precious Blood of Jesus

07-01-2021Book Recommendations

The Church has always held devotion to the Precious Blood in high esteem, since It is the price of our salvation! It is the Blood made present on our altars by the words of Consecration. Our spiritual development is dependent upon our frequenting the sacraments and receiving the Blood of Christ.

Take time to learn more about the Devotion to the Precious Blood through the many books available in our Gift Shop or at our website www.stagiftshop.org.

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