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Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church


Book Recommendations for Learning about the Catholic Faith


Adams, Karl – The Spirit of Catholicism

Akin, Jimmy – The Fathers Know Best

Anselm, Saint – Proslogion

Aquilina, Mike - The Fathers of the Church

Aquinas, Saint Thomas - Compendium of Theology (Shorter Summa)

Aquinas, Saint Thomas - Summa Contra Gentiles

Aquinas, Saint Thomas - Summa Theologica

Augustine, Saint - City of God

Barber, Michael - Coming Soon: Unlocking the Book of Revelation

Barron, Fr. Robert – Catholicism

Belloc, Hilaire – Characters of the Reformation

Belloc, Hilaire – The Crisis of Civilization

Belloc, Hilaire – The Crusades

Belloc, Hilaire – Europe and the Faith

Belloc, Hilaire – The Great Heresies

Belloc, Hilaire – How the Reformation Happened

Belloc, Hilaire – Survivals and New Arrivals

Bennett, Rod – Four Witnesses

Boethius – The Consolation of Philosophy

Bouyer, Louis – Spirit and Forms of Protestantism

Butler, Scott, Norman Dahlgren, and David Hess - Jesus, Peter & the Keys: A Scriptural Handbook on the Papacy

Burke, Raymond - Mariology: A Guide for Priests, Deacons, Seminarians, and Consecrated Persons

Carroll, Warren – History of Christendom (Multiple Volumes)

Chautard, Jean-Baptiste – The Soul of the Apostolate

Chesterton, G.K. - The Everlasting Man

Chesterton, G.K. – Heretics

Chesterton, G.K. – Orthodoxy

Chesterton, G.K. - St. Thomas Aquinas & St. Francis of Assisi

Cobbett, William – A History of the Protestant Reformation in England and Ireland

Copleston, Frederick - A History of Philosophy (Multiple Volumes)

Currie, David – Born Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic

Dante - The Divine Comedy

Dawson, Christopher - Religion and the Rise of Western Culture

Denzinger, Henry – The Sources of Catholic Dogma

Dubay, Fr. Thomas – The Evidential Power of Beauty: Science and Theology Meet

Dulles, Avery Cardinal – A History of Apologetics

Dupuis, Jacques – The Christian Faith: In the Doctrinal Documents of the Catholic Church

Eberstadt, Mary – Adam and Eve After the Pill

Eusebius - The History of the Church: From Christ to Constantine

Francis de Sales, Saint – The Catholic Controversy

Gibbons, James Cardinal - The Faith of Our Fathers

Girgis, Sherif, Ryan T. Anderson, and Robert P. George – What is Marriage?

Graham, Fr. Henry G. – Where We Got the Bible

Hahn, Scott & Kimberly – Rome Sweet Home

Hahn, Scott – Catholic Bible Dictionary

Hahn, Scott – Reasons to Believe: How to Understand, Explain, and Defend the Catholic Faith

Hahn, Scott – Signs of Life: 40 Catholic Customs and Their Biblical Roots

Hardon, John - The Catholic Catechism

Hitchcock, James – History of the Catholic Church

Howard, Thomas – Evangelical is Not Enough

Howard, Thomas – On Being Catholic

Ignatius of Antioch – Letters

Jurgens, William - The Faith of the Early Fathers (3 Volumes)

Keating, Karl – Catholicism and Fundamentalism

Kelly, Matthew – The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic (especially chapter 3)

Kelly, Matthew – Rediscover Catholicism

Klein, Peter - The Catholic Sourcebook

Kreeft, Peter and Fr. Ronald Tacelli – Handbook of Catholic Apologetics

Kreeft, Peter – Catholic Christianity

Kreeft, Peter – Christianity for Modern Pagans

Lewis, C.S. – The Four Loves

Lewis, C.S. – The Great Divorce

Lewis, C.S. - Mere Christianity

Lewis, C.S. – Miracles

Lewis, C.S. – The Problem of Pain

Lewis, C.S. – The Screwtape Letters

Madden, Thomas F. - The New Concise History of the Crusades

Madrid, Patrick – Surprised by Truth (Multiple Volumes)

Meeker, Meg – Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters

Michuta, Gary G. – Why Catholic Bibles are Bigger

More, Saint Thomas – Utopia

Newman, John Henry Cardinal - An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine

Newman, John Henry Cardinal - Apologia Pro Vita Sua

Newman, John Henry Cardinal - Idea of a University

Newman, John Henry Cardinal – Parochial and Plain Sermons

O’Hare, Msgr. Patrick F. – Facts About Luther

Ott, Ludwig - The Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma

Pascal, Blaise – Pensees

Peters, Joel – Scripture Alone? 21 Reasons to Reject Sola Scriptura

Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger) – Called to Communion

Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger) – Introduction to Christianity

Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger) - Jesus of Nazareth (3 Volumes)

Pope John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla) – Love and Responsibility

Pope John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla) – Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body

Ray, Steve - Crossing the Tiber

Ray, Steve – Upon This Rock: St. Peter and the Primacy of Rome in Scripture and the Early Church

Rops, Henri-Daniel - The Catholic Reformation

Rops, Henri-Daniel - The Church in the Dark Ages

Rose, Devin – If Protestantism is True: The Reformation Meets Rome

Sander, Rev. Dr. Nicolas – The Rise and Growth of the Anglican Schism

Schoeman, Roy H. – Salvation is from the Jews

Sheed, Frank – A Map of Life

Sheed, Frank - Theology and Sanity

Sheed, Frank – Theology for Beginners

Sheen, Fulton – Three to Get Married

Soloviev, Vladimir - The Russian Church and the Papacy

Spitzer, Fr. Robert – New Proofs for the Existence of God: Contributions of Contemporary Physics and Philosophy

Spitzer, Fr. Robert – Ten Universal Principles

Walsh, William Thomas – Characters of the Inquisition

Waugh, Evelyn - Brideshead Revisited

Weigel, George – The Courage to Be Catholic

Weigel, George – The Cube and the Cathedral

Weigel, George – Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II

West, Christopher – Good News About Sex and Marriage

Whitehead, Kenneth – One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic: The Early Church was the Catholic Church

Woods, Thomas E. – How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization


Study Works with Multiple Authors


The Bible

Catechism of the Catholic Church

Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church

Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church


Lumen Gentium, Dogmatic Constitution on the Church

Gaudium et Spes, Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World


Church Documents Pertaining to Study


Catechesi Tradendae – John Paul II

Evangelium Vitae - John Paul II

Fides et Ratio - John Paul II

Humanae Vitae - Paul VI

Providentissimus Deus - Leo XIII

Redemptor Hominis - John Paul II

Redemptoris Mater - John Paul II

Spe Salvi - Benedict XVI

Veritatis Splendor - John Paul II


Study Resources for Small Groups


Catholicism (Word on Fire)

The Great Adventure: A Journey Through the Bible (Ascension Press)

Pillars: A Journey Through the Catechism (Ascension Press)

Symbolon (Augustine Institute)  also avaiable for free on FORMED.org


Lighthouse Catholic Media CDs on Study


Catechism of the Catholic Church: A Sure Guide – Cardinal Arinze

Signs of Life: Catholic Customs and their Biblical Roots – Dr. Scott Hahn


On Tract with Christ

The following tracts cover a wide variety of Catholic topics, as one-page, easy-to-understand documents written for readers between the ages of 11 and adult. The tracts include topics tied to contemporary topics relation to the Church, the liturgical life of the Church, and important documents of the Church.





All Saints' Day

Baptism of Our Lord

The Bible

Declaration on Christian Education

Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity

Decree on Priestly Training


Divine Mercy

Dogmatic Constitution on the Church



Enlaces a Sitios Web Estudio


EWTN: http://www.ewtn.com/espanol/index.asp

Catecismo de la Iglesia Católica, Compendio:


Compendio de la doctrina social de la Iglesia:



Libros Sobre Estudio


Adams, Karl – La esencia del Catolicismo

Anselmo, San – Proslogion

Tomás de Aquino, Santo – Suma contra los Gentiles

Tomás de Aquino, Santo – Suma teológica

Barron, Robert – Catolicismo: Un Viaje al corazon de la fe

Belloc, Hilaire – Las Cruzadas

Belloc, Hilaire – Europa y la fe

Boecio – La consolación de la filosofía

Chesterton, C.K. – El hombre eterno

Chesterton, C.K. – Herejes

Chesterton, C.K. – Ortodoxia

Chesterton, C.K. – San Francisco de Asís

Chesterton, C.K. – Santo Tomas de Aquino

Copleston, Frederick – Historia de la filosofía (varios volúmenes)

Dante – La divina comedia

Dawson, Christopher – La religion y el origen de la cultura occidental

Eberstadt, Mary – Adán y Eva después de la píldora

Hahn, Scott & Kimberly – El Regreso a Casa El Regreso a Roma

Hahn, Scott – La Fe es razonable: Como comprender; expilcar y defender la fe católica

Hahn, Scott – Signos de Vida

Kelly, Matthew – Redescubre el Catolicismo

Kreeft, Peter – Cristianismo para paganos modernos

Lewis, C.S. – Los cuatro amores

Lewis, C.S. – El gran divorcio

Lewis, C.S. – Los milagros

Lewis, C.S. – El problema del delor

Lewis, C.S. – Cartas del Diablo a su sobrino

Meeker, Meg – Padres fuertes, hijas felices

More, Santo Thomas – Utopía

Newman, John Henry Carindal – Sermones parroquiales

Ott, Ludwig – Manual de teologia dogmatica

Pascal, Blaise – Pensaminetos (O Pensees)

Papa Benedicto XVI – Introducción al Cristianismo

Papa Benedicto XVI – Jesús de Nazaret (3 volúmenes)

Papa Juan Pablo II – Amor y Responsabilidad

Schoeman, Roy H. – La Salvacion viene de los Judios

Sheed, Frank – Un mapa de tu vida

Walsh, William Thomas – Personajes de la Inquisicion

Waugh, Evelyn – Retorno a brideshead

Weigel, George – El coraje de ser Catolico

Weigel, George – Política sin Dios. Europa y América, el cubo y la catedral

Weigel, George – Biografia de Juan Pablo II - testigo de Esperanza

West, Christopher – Buena Nueva Sobre Sexo y Matrimonio

Woods, Thomas E. – Como la Iglesia construyo la civilizacion occidental


Encíclicas Sobre Estudio


Catechesi tradendae – Juan Pablo II

Evangelium vitae – Juan Pablo II

Fides et ratio – Juan Pablo II

Humanae vitae – Pablo VI

Providentissimus deus – León XIII

Redempter hominis – Juan Pablo II

Redemptoris mater – Juan Pablo II

Spe salvi – Benedicto XVI

Veritatis splendor – Juan Pablo II


Estudio Recursos para los Grupos Pequeños




Libros de Estudio con Múltiples Autores


La Biblia

Catecismo de la Iglesia Católica

Catecismo de la Iglesia Católica Compendio

Compendio de la doctrina social de la Iglesia

YOUCAT Español

Lumen gentium

Constitución pastoral gaudium et spes sobre la Iglesia en el mundo actual


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