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The Elusive Father Brown
This is the biography of Msgr John O'Connor, the Irish priest on whom G.K. Chesterton based his famous Father Brown detective novels. It was Msgr O'Connor who guided Chesterton along the path to Catholicism and received him into the Church.
221 pages • Softcover • $30.00
A Civilization of Love
This book guides the reader through the major themes of Catholic social teaching by drawing directly upon the primary source of this doctrine, the social encyclicals of the popes from Leo XIII to Benedict XVI.
280 pages • Softcover • $30.00
Sixtus V: The Hermit of Villa Montalto
Relatively unknown today, Pope Sixtus V was responsible for the rebuilding of Rome 50 years after it was sacked, for his enlightened civic policy, his assistance to pilgrims, his diplomacy and his reform of papal administration which survives into our own time.
431 pages • Softcover • $50.00
Techniques of Icon and Wall Painting
"An icon is a visual theology, the Word of God. It can only be written by one who seeks and loves this holy Word. Aidan Hart understands this to the depth" (Sister Wendy Beckett).
430 pages • Hardback • $70.00
A Companion to Catholic Education
Edited by Leonardo Franchi et al
This reader introduces the key theological themes of Catholic religious education today, providing a core text for those who are being educated to become Catholic teachers and preparing to work in Catholic schools.
252 pages • Softcover • $30.00
Fr Alexander Men: Martyr of Atheism
Fr Alexander Men (1935-1990) was assassinated shortly after the fall of Communism in the former Soviet Union. He is a highly regarded figure in the Russian Orthodox Church, embodying the ideal of spiritual resistance to atheism.
108 pages • Softcover • $20.00
Vita Communis, or "the common life", refers to the community life among secular priests, as distinct from the monastic life. For most of the Church's history, secular priests have lived in communities. This approach may be worth reviving as a solution to today's problems faced by solitary priests.
316 pages • Softcover • $45.00
Philip J. Goddard
This book provides the first comprehensive history in English for eighty years of the origins and development of the Holy Week liturgy in the Roman Rite. For example, the author explains the changes and innovations made after Vatican II and the reasons for these.
352 pages • Softcover • $40.00
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Reprinted from AD2000 Vol 25 No 4 (May 2012), p. 19