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Catechism of the Catholic Church

Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma 



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.)



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