By: Paul L. (Paul Leroy) Vogt (1878-)
|Church Cooperation in Community Life|
By: Paul Sabatier (1858-1928)
|Life of St. Francis of Assisi|
By: Pauline von Hugel (1858-1901)
A Royal Son and Mother
Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin (1770-1840) was an emigre Russian aristocrat and Catholic priest who is acclaimed as "The Apostle of the Alleghenies." He is the son of Prince Dimitri Alexeievich, a Russian ambassador to the Netherlands, and the German Countess Adelheid Amalie von Schmettau. Demetrius was raised Russian Orthodox, but at age seventeen he converted to Catholicism, the faith of his mother, following her miraculous recovery from a serious illness. Although the ambassador had planned a military career for his son and had sent him to America for an education, he was shocked to learn that his son had renounced his inheritance and had entered a seminary instead...
By: Percival Jackson
|The Prayer Book Explained|
By: Peter H. Ditchfield (1854-1930)
|The Parish Clerk|
By: Philip Bennett Power (1822-1899)
|The One Moss-Rose|
By: Philip Doddridge (1702-1751)
|Submission to Divine Providence in the Death of Children Recommended and inforced, in a sermon preached at Northampton, on the death of a very amiable and hopeful child, about five years old|
By: Philip Melanchthon (1597-1560)
The Augsburg Confession
The Augsburg Confession is the first and most fundamental Confession of the Lutheran Church. It was composed for a public reading at the Diet of Augsburg on June 25, 1530. Although written by Melanchthon, it was presented as the official answer of the undersigned German princes to the summons of Emperor Charles V. Two copies were presented on the same day, one in German, the other in Latin. This work translates a conflation of the German and Latin texts and was prepared for the Concordia Triglotta of 1921. (Introduction by Jonathan Lange)
A Treatise on the Power and Primacy of the Pope
The Treatise on the Power and Primacy of the Pope (1537) (Latin, Tractatus de Potestate et Primatu Papae), The Tractate for short, is the seventh Lutheran credal document of the Book of Concord. Philip Melanchthon, its author, completed it on February 17, 1537 during the assembly of princes and theologians in Smalcald.
The Defense of the Augsburg Confession
The Apology of the Augsburg Confession was written by Philip Melanchthon during and after the 1530 Diet of Augsburg as a response to the Pontifical Confutation of the Augsburg Confession, Charles V's commissioned official Roman Catholic response to the Lutheran Augsburg Confession of June 25, 1530. It was intended to be a defense of the Augsburg Confession and a refutation of the Confutation. It was signed as a confession of faith by leading Lutheran magnates and clergy at the meeting of the Smalcald League in February, 1537, and subsequently included in the German  and Latin  Book of Concord...
By: Philipp Melanchthon (1497-1560)
|Apology of the Augsburg Confession|
|The Augsburg Confession|
By: Phillips Brooks (1835-1893)
By: Pietro Martire Vermigli (1499-1562)
|A treatise of the cohabitacyon of the faithfull with the vnfaithfull. Whereunto is added. A sermon made of the confessing of Christe and his gospell, and of the denyinge of the same.|
By: Pope Clement I
First Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians
“First Clement is one of the oldest Christian documents outside the New Testament canon (ca. 96 A.D.). The epistle was written by Clement, one of the elders of the church of Rome, to the church in Corinth, where it was read for centuries. The purpose of the writing was to exhort the Corinthians to reinstate its elders after they had been overthrown by other brethren. Historians generally hold First Clement to be an authentic document dating from the first century. From the fifth century to the...
By: Pope Leo XIII (1810-1903)
Great Encyclical Letters of Pope Leo XIII
Pope Leo XIII (2 March 1810 – 20 July 1903), born Vincenzo Gioacchino Raffaele Luigi Pecci to an Italian comital family, reigned from 20 February 1878 to his death in 1903. He was the oldest pope (reigning until the age of 93), and had the third longest pontificate. He is well known for his intellectualism, the development of social teachings with his famous papal encyclical Rerum Novarum and his attempts to define the position of the Catholic Church with regard to modern thinking. He issued a record eleven encyclicals on the rosary earning the moniker the "Rosary Pope"...
By: R. A. (Reuben Archer) Torrey (1856-1928)
|The Person and Work of The Holy Spirit|
By: R. E. (Robert Edward) Sanderson (1830-1913)
|The Life of the Waiting Soul in the Intermediate State|
By: R. J. (Reginald John) Campbell (1867-1956)
|The New Theology|
By: Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)
The Sadhana: Realisation of Life
Rabindranath Tagore was a Bengali poet, philosopher, visual artist, playwright, composer, and novelist whose work reshaped Bengali literature and music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He became Asia’s first Nobel laureate when he won the 1913 Nobel Prize in Literature. Sadhana is a collection of essays, most of which he gave before the Harvard University, describing Indian beliefs, philosophy and culture from different viewpoints, often making comparison with Western thought and culture.
By: Ralph Connor
The Man from Glengarry
With international book sales in the millions, Ralph Connor was the best-known Canadian novelist of the first two decades of the Twentieth Century. The Man from Glengarry was his most popular and accomplished work. Immediately after its publication in 1901, the novel spent several months in the top ranks of the New York Times "Books in Demand" list.We follow the story of Ranald Macdonald, who is shaped by family and community in rural eastern Ontario in the early decades after Canadian confederation...
By: Ralph Waldo Trine (1866-1958)
In Tune with the Infinite
Trine tells us that by connecting and harmonizing with the Universe we attract love, health, peace and success. Trines' writings may have been the most important to the "New Thought" movement of the late 1800's and early 1900's which was the forerunner to the "New Age" movement.
By: Rebecca Sophia Clarke (1833-1906)
I am going to tell you something about a little girl who was always saying and doing funny things, and very often getting into trouble. Her name was Prudy Parlin, and she and her sister Susy, three years older, lived in Portland, in the State of Maine, though every summer they went to Willowbrook, to visit their grandmother. (From chapter 1 )
By: Regina Victoria Hunt
A Candle For Our Lady
Dark times for British Catholics hung over England in the days of King Henry VIII. Henry, influenced by the hated Thomas Cromwell, fell into opposition with them, suppressing them, and closing religious houses. In that period a famous shrine, erected centuries earlier at Walsingham and dedicated to our Lady, drew people from far and near for it was a favorite place of pilgrimage and the site of many miracles.On their grandmother's and uncle's farm, far removed from this scene of persecution, were Jemmy Reynolds and his sister Joan...
By: Rev. Gerald T. Brennan (1898-1962)
The Ghost of Kingdom Come
A word about ghosts. Do you believe in Ghosts? Are you afraid of Ghosts? Ghosts are truly real. St. Joseph, St. Peter, St. Bridget are real ghosts. This little book is written with the hope that the boys and girls who read it, will someday become “Ghosts of Kingdom Come”! ~ Father GeraldConsidered one of the “Angel Food” series of books, this volume is a series of delightful stories for children – each with a moral – woven inside the story of a ghostly visitor, to a priest visiting an old castle. (Summary from the introduction and by Maria Therese)
Angel Food: Little Talks to Little Folks
"Angel Food" consists of a series of short sermons for children on the truths of the Catholic Faith - but told with engaging stories, in a style and simple language that children can understand.The author was a parish priest in New York for many years during the mid 1900's. He was the author of several books for children, the most well known being the books in what is considered the "Angel Food" series.
Angel Food Time: Little Talks to Little Folks
This is the sixth and final volume of the "Angel Food" Series by Father Brennan. This volume consists of 28 charming selections with titles such as "Six Red Roses", "The Three Little Angels", "A Surprise From Santa Claus" and "The Boy Who Dusted the Devil's Tail".
For Heaven's Sake: Little Talks to Little Folks
This is the second book in the “Angel Food” series by the author. It consists of a series of short sermons for children, in the form of a charming story. The author was a Catholic parish priest in New York for many years during the mid 1900’s. He was the author of several books for children, the most well known being the books in what is considered the “Angel Food” series.
Going His Way: Little Talks to Little Folks
Sermons for children‚ why not? After all, children form a very important part of every congregation. They have souls, and their souls must be saved. Children must be taught; they must be instructed. They must learn to know, love, and serve God. This is the third book in the "Angel Food" series. (Angel Food, For Heaven's Sake, Going His Way) (From the Foreword by Fr. Brennan and Maria Therese)
Angel Food For Jack and Jill: Little Talks to Little Folks
This is book five of the “Angel Food” series by the author. It consists of a series of 28 short sermons for children, in the form of a charming story. The author was a Catholic parish priest in New York for many years during the mid 1900’s. He was the author of several books for children, the most well known being the books in what is considered the “Angel Food” series.
Just For Juniors: Little Talks to Little Folks
This fourth addition to Father Brennan's delightful series of "Angel Food" story books brings twenty-eight more tales which, while they excite youthful imaginations, at the same time teach the important lessons of knowing, loving and serving God, and point the way - the children's own little way to heaven.
Man Who Dared a King
"The Man Who Dared a King" is a simple children's story of St. John Fisher, the heroic bishop who chose Christ over Henry VIII.
God Died at Three O'Clock
From the writer of "Angel Food" comes a simple children's book on the passion and death of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
By: Rev. Thomas J. Hosty (1910-2004)
Good Morning, Boys and Girls!
Forty simple, delightful sermons for children. The stories cover a full school year, all Sundays and a few holydays in between. Under such engaging chapter titles, as Chasing Rainbows, Caterpillars, The Best Christmas Gift, and Breakfast of Champions, the book entertains while it instructs. Here Heaven takes on a new closeness as “God’s Home”; the Bible is a collection of “Letters from God”; while the devil is called “a Real Bogeyman.” Such important subjects as beauty of soul, gratitude, Sunday Mass, the foolishness of sin, the Rosary, and temptation are dealt with in a refreshing manner guaranteed to capture the interest of every child.
By: Rev. Wilfrid J. Diamond
Sunday Morning Storyland
A collection of short sermons for children written by a Catholic priest. Each with a story woven in teaches a moral or virtue for that week.
By: Richard Finch (1710-1763)
|Free and Impartial Thoughts, on the Sovereignty of God, The Doctrines of Election, Reprobation, and Original Sin: Humbly Addressed To all who Believe and Profess those Doctrines.|
By: Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890)
Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-madinah and Meccah
Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821 – 1890) was an English explorer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, ethnologist, linguist, poet, hypnotist, fencer and diplomat. He was known for his travels and explorations within Asia and Africa as well as his extraordinary knowledge of languages and cultures. According to one count, he spoke 29 European, Asian, and African languages.Burton's best-known achievements include traveling in disguise to Mecca, The Book of One Thousand Nights and A Night, an...
By: Richard Francis Weymouth (1822-1902)
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, 3 John|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, Preface and Introductions|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, 2 Corinthians|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, 2 John|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, Galatians|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, James|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, Revelation|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, Ephesians|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, Philippians|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, Colossians|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, 2 Timothy|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, Titus|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, Philemon|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, 1 John|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, 1 Thessalonians|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, Hebrews|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, 2 Thessalonians|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, 1 Peter|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, 2 Peter|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, Jude|
|Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, 1 Timothy|
By: Richard Green Moulton (1849-1924)
|Select Masterpieces of Biblical Literature|
By: Richard Rolle (1290?-1349)
|The Form of Perfect Living and Other Prose Treatises|