Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Lenten Reading 2009

What will you be reading this Lent?

Here's a taste of some of the books I will be reading:

The Seven Last Words by Fulton J. Sheen

My Catholic Women's Bible (New American) by Fireside Press

The Magnifcat Lenten Companion

Numerous books on the saints -- too many to mention here.

Here are some recommended reads for this Lenten season:

1. Imitation of Christ -- Thomas a Kempis

2. Introduction to the Devout Life -- St. Frances de Sales

3. Journey to Easter by Pope Benedict XVI

4. 12 Steps to Holiness and Salvation -- St. Alphonsus Liguori

5. Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ -- Anne Catherine Emich

6. Kisss from the Cross -- Ronda de Sola Chervin

7. Back to Virtue -- Peter Kreeft

8. Live Well, Die Holy -- St. Robert Bellarmine

9. Self - Abandonment to Divine Providence -- Fr. J.P. De Caussade, S.J.

10. Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius -- St. Ignatius of Loyola

11. The Virtue Driven Life -- Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR

12. City of God -- St. Augustine

13. Confessions -- St. Augustine

14. Sinner's Guide -- Venerable Louis of Granada

15. Finding God's Will for You by St. Francis de Sales

16. The Seven Last Words - Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

17. His Suffering and Ours - Kathryn Mulderink

18. On the Way to Jesus Christ - Joseph Ratzinger - Pope Benedict XVI

19. Amazing Grace for Those Who Suffer - Jeff Cavins and Matthew Pinto

20. Mother Teresa's Secret Fire by Fr. Joseph Langford


Lent and Easter Wisdom from Fulton J. Sheen

Lenten Magnificat

Now, it's your turn... What will you be reading this Lent?