St. Teresa of Avila

The Book of Her Life

The Way of Perfection

The Interior Castle

The Book of Her Foundations

Minor Works

 St. John of the Cross

The Ascent of Mount Carmel

The Dark Night

The Spiritual Canticle

The Living Flame of Love


St. Therese of Lisieux

The Story of a Soul

Letters to Celine


Counsels and Reminiscences

Books of practical guidance in the spiritual life

The Manual of Interior Souls by Fr. Jean Grou, S.J.

The Practice of Perfection and Christian Virtues, By Fr. Rodriguez, S.J.

Holy Wisdom: Directions for the Prayer of Contemplation, by Fr. Baker

An Easy Method of Meditation, by Fr. Francis Xavier Schouppe

How to Be Happy, How to Be Holy, by Fr. Paul O’Sullivan

The Life and Letters of Fr. Bertrand Wilberforce, O.P.

Abandonment to Divine Providence and Select Letters, Père de Caussade, 

The Practice of the Presence of God, by Brother Lawrence, O.C.D.

Reading Plans

The Catholic Bible: 2-Year reading plan

St. Teresa of Avila Collected works – 1 Year

St. John of the Cross Collected works – 1 Year

 Lives of Saints

The Life of St. Anthony the Great, by St. Athanasius

The Life of Saint Philip Neri, Apostle of Rome, v.1. by Card. Capecelatro

The Life of St. Francis of Assisi, by St. Bonaventure

The Life of St. Gemma Galgani, by Fr. Amadeo, C.P.

The Life of the Curé D’Ars, by Abbé Alfred Monnin

St. Padre Pio, Heavenly Facts and Words of Wisdom, by G. Caccioppoli

The Life of St. Vincent Ferrer, by Stanislaus Hogan

The Life of St. John of the Cross, by  David Lewis

Scripture and Commentaries

The New Revised Standard Version Bible

Commentary on St. Matthew by Rev. Cornelius a’Lapidé, S.J.

Commentary on St. Luke by Rev. Cornelius a’Lapidé, S.J.

Catena Aurea on the Gospel of St. Matthew, by St. Thomas Aquinas

Catena Aurea on the Gospel of St. Mark, by St. Thomas Aquinas

Catena Aurea on the Gospel of St. Luke, by St. Thomas Aquinas

Catena Aurea on the Gospel of St. John, by St. Thomas Aquinas

Monastic Writings

The Rule of St. Benedict

The Ladder of Monks by Abbott Guigo II

The Ladder of Divine Ascent by St. John Climacus

The Sayings of the Desert Fathers, Alphabetical Collection

The Institutes by St. John Cassian

The Conferences by St. John Cassian

Life And Writings of Diadochus of Photice

 Mary, Mother of God

True Devotion to The Blessed Virgin Mary, by St. Louis de Montfort

The Imitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, by Alexandre  D’Hérouville

 Our Lord Jesus Christ

The Life of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, by St. Bonaventure

The Last Hours of Jesus, by Fr. Ralph Gorman




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