New year reading from AD Books
The Truth of Catholicism
The Catholic Church's teachings sometimes seem inexplicable, puzzling, even cruel. George Weigel suggests we look at the Church and its controversies from "inside" the convictions behind her teachings.
208 pages * Softcover * $25.00
St Benedict and St Thérèse
A former Anglican cleric, Longenecker examines the contributions of two of the Church's most influential saints, Benedict of Nursia and Thérèse of Lisieux.
221 pages * Softcover * $22.00
Prove It! Prayer
This is the fourth book of a popular series. Prove It! Prayer surveys and explains the various methods of prayer and poses the challenge of having a prayer life.
125 pages * Softcover * $16.95
NEW AUSTRALIAN EDITION
Good News About Sex and Marriage
West is touring in Australia in March. This is his first book and a current best-seller. This is a must for all Catholic couples. The present edition includes an Australian foreword.
200 pages * Softcover * $18.95
Perhaps the most significant title of 2002. In this lively biography, Archbishop Pell's achievements are examined in the context of the battle between orthodoxy and dissent in the Church in Australia.
475 pages * Softcover * $22.00
Sam and Bethany Torode
Open Embrace is far more than a case against contraception - it is a positive affirmation of fertility, childbearing and prudent self-control. Couples who practise Natural Family Planning, advocated in this book, co-operate with God's design, making wise decisions about family size without losing respect for the mystery and meaning of sex.
120 pages * Softcover * $22.00
Blessed Gianna Beretta Molla
The official role model for World Youth Day 2002. In 1962 Gianna made a courageous and heroic choice.
223 pages * Softcover * $29.95
The Essential Catholic Handbook
Edited by Paul Thigpen
The essentials of the Catholic faith - based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church - in one convenient volume. A companion for all Catholics and seekers after truth alike.
290 pages * Softcover * $15.00
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Reprinted from AD2000 Vol 16 No 1 (February 2003), p. 19