DAILY MASSES will be in the parish center until further notice. Mass times remain the same. WEEKEND Masses are in the church.

Faith Library

Catholic Resources

 



Church Documents

 

The Vatican

USCCB

Diocese of Joliet

Papal Encyclicals Online

Church Councils

Canon Law -- U.S. Complimentary Norms (USCCB)

General Instruction of the Roman Missal (GIRM)


Reference

 

New American Bible (NAB)

Revised Standard Version Bible (RSV)

Catechism of the Catholic Church

Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma 


Classics

 

Confessions -- Saint Augustine

The Autobiography of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

Imitation of Christ -- Thomas à Kempis

Ten Reasons -- Saint Edmund Campion

The Divine Comedy -- Dante Alighieri


Church Fathers

 

The Didache (c. 65-80 A.D.)

First Apology of Saint Justin Martyr (c. 150 A.D.)

Church History -- Eusebius (c. 340 A.D.)


Theology

 

Summa Theologica -- Saint Thomas Aquinas

The City of God, Part 1    The City of God, Part 2   -- Saint Augustine 

Proslogium -- Saint Anselm

The History of Heresies and Their Refutation -- Saint Alphonsus de Liguori


Spirituality & Devotions

 

Ascent of Mount Carmel -- Saint John of the Cross

The Interior Castle -- Saint Teresa of Avila

Dialogues -- Saint Catherine of Siena

Introduction to the Devout Life -- Saint Francis de Sales

The Spiritual Exercises -- Saint Ignatius Loyola

Abandonment to Divine Providence -- Rev. J.P De Caussade, SJ

Devotion to the Sacred Heart -- Rev. Jean Croiset 

True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin -- Saint Louis de Montfort