Reading List

1) The Baltimore Catechism (a shorter version of the Catechism written in Q&A format so that holes in catechisis–which most of us have in the 21st century–can more easily be spotted and remedied with memorization)

2) Conversation with Christ by Peter Rohrbach (a short and practical guide to mental prayer according to Saint Teresa of Avila)

3) Soul of the Apostolate by Dom Jean-Baptiste Chautard

4) The Three Ways of the Spiritual Life (particularly the first section on “The Life of Grace”) by Father Garigou-LaGrange O.P.)

Other Books: “The Old Evangelization” by Eric Sammons, The Three Ages of the Interior Life by Father Garigou LaGrange (Volumes 1 and 2), I Want to See God: a Practical Synthesis of Carmelite Spirituality by Blessed Marie-Eugène, Theology for Beginners by Frank Sheed, Difficulties in Mental Prayer by Eugene Boylan, Introduction to Aquinas by Edward Feser

Spiritual Reading: Introduction to the Devout Life by Saint Francis de Sales, The Way of Perfection by Saint Teresa of Avila, old lives of the Saints