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THE CATHOLIC FAITH
The Creed
Sacraments
The Ten Commandments
Questions about Jesus Christ and the Church
Liturgical Year
Our Lady

CHRISTIAN LIFE
Family Life and Education of Children
Marriage and Dating
Prayer and Spiritual Life
Virtues and Character Formation
Work and Its Sanctification

VIDEO SERIES
"Just Start" - Works of Mercy in Daily Life
“The Adventure of Marriage”: Video-Series for Marriage Preparation
Saint Paul Video Series
What Faith Means When You're 20

ARTICLE SERIES
Examples of Faith
Life of Mary
On Mercy
Paths to God

You can also check-out this list of recent e-books available for download.


THE CATHOLIC FAITH

The Creed

eBook: “Summaries of Catholic Teaching”
Topic 1: The Existence of God
Topic 2: Revelation
Topic 3: Supernatural Faith
Topic 4: God's Nature and Action
Topic 5: The Most Holy Trinity
Topic 6: Creation
Topic 7: Elevation to the Supernatural Order and Original Sin
Topic 8: Jesus Christ, True God and True Man
Topic 9: The Incarnation
Topic 10: Passion and Death on the Cross
Topic 11: Resurrection, Ascension and Second Coming
Topic 12: I Believe in the Holy Spirit. I Believe in the Holy Catholic Church.
Topic 13: I Believe in the Communion of Saints and the Forgiveness of Sins
Topic 14: History of the Church
Topic 15: The Church and the State
Topic 16: I Believe in the Resurrection of the Body and Life Everlasting


Sacraments

Topic 17: Introduction to the Liturgy and the Sacraments
Topic 18: Baptism and Confirmation
Topic 19: The Eucharist (I)
Topic 20: The Eucharist (II)
Topic 21: The Eucharist (III)
Topic 22: Penance (I)
Topic 23: Penance (II)
Topic 24: Anointing of the Sick
Topic 24 (2): Holy Orders
Topic 25: Marriage
Topic 26: Freedom, Law and Conscience
Topic 27: Morality of Human Acts
Topic 28: Grace and the Virtues
Topic 29: The Person and Society
Topic 30: Personal Sin

The Ten Commandments
Topic 31: The First Commandment
Topic 32: Second and Third Commandments
Topic 33: Fourth Commandment
Topic 34: Fifth Commandment
Topic 35: Sixth Commandment
Topic 36: Seventh Commandment
Topic 37: Eighth Commandment
Topic 38: Ninth and Tenth Commandments
Topic 39: Prayer
Topic 40: "Our Father who art in heaven"


Questions about Jesus Christ and the Church

What do we really know about Jesus?
How were the first gospels written?
Who were the evangelists?
What sort of historical credibility does the Bible have?
What do Roman and Jewish sources tell us about Jesus?
What do the Qumran manuscripts tell us?
Who are the Gnostics?
What is the difference between the canonical gospels and the apocryphal gospels?
What are the canonical and the apocryphal gospels? How many are there?
What do the apocryphal gospels say?
What is the Nag Hammadi library?
What is the current situation of historical research into Jesus?
Did Jesus really mean to found a Church?
What went on at the Last Supper?
Who was Mary Magdalene?
What was the relationship between Jesus and Mary Magdalene?
What was the relationship between Peter and Mary Magdalene?
What does the “Gospel according to Mary (Magdalene)” say?
What does the gospel of Philip say?
Was Jesus single, married or widower?
Did St. Joseph marry a second time?
What does Mary’s virginity imply?
What is the Holy Grail? How is it related to the Holy Chalice?


Liturgical Year

"My good friends the souls in purgatory"
"To you I entrust the Future of the Church"
Advent: Preparing the Way for the Lord
Christmas Time: The Light of Bethlehem
Bethlehem Ever Present in the Tabernacle
The Epiphany of Our Lord
Ecumenism: Praying for Christian Unity
Feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple
Seven Sundays of Saint Joseph
Lent: Pathway to Easter
The Conversion of the Children of God
Holy Week: "He Loved Them to the End"
Easter: "I have risen and am still with you"
Pentecost: The Great Unknown
Preparing for the Feast of Corpus Christi
Ordinary Time: Sunday, the Lord's Day and Day of Joy
Feasts of Our Lord during Ordinary Time (I)
Feasts of Our Lord during Ordinary Time (II)
Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
October, Month of the Rosary
Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
Gathered Together in Communion
The Music that Comes from God
Like a Great Symphony
"All generations shall call be blessed": Our Lady in the Liturgical Year


Our Lady, Mother of God and our Mother

eBook: "Mary, a Life Close to Jesus"
Devotion to Our Lady
Immaculate Conception: Magisterium, Fathers, Saints
Birth of our Lady: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
Presentation of our Lady: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
Betrothal to Joseph: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
The Annunciation: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
The Visitation: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
Jesus' Presentation in the Temple: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
Birth of Christ: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
Adoration of the Magi: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
Flight into Egypt: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
Return to Nazareth: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
Jesus with Doctors of the Law: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
The Nazareth Years: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
Wedding Feast at Cana: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
Beside the Cross of Jesus: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
Burial of Christ: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
Christ's Resurrection and Ascension: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
The Coming of the Holy Spirit: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
Dormition and Assumption: Magisterium, Saints, Poets
Coronation and Queenship: Magisterium, Saints, Poets


CHRISTIAN LIFE

Family Life and Education of Children

E-book: Educating Children in the Family
E-book: Pope Francis' Catechesis on the Family (vol. I)
E-book: Pope Francis' Catechesis on the Family (vol. II)
E-book: Pope Francis' Catechesis on the Family (vol. III)
14 Questions about the Family
Educating in Freedom
Educating in Friendship
Educating in Modesty (1)
Educating in Modesty (2)
Educating in the New Technologies
Educating the Emotions
Good Manners
Growth: A Family Project (1)
Growth: A Family Project (2)
Guiding the Heart
Leisure and Free Time (1)
Leisure and Free Time (2)
Leisure and Free Time (3)
Parental Authority
Passing on the Faith (1)
Passing on the Faith (2)
Temperance and Self-Mastery (1)
Temperance and Self-Mastery (2)
The Family's Educational Mission (1)
The Family's Educational Mission (2)
The Parents' Right to Educate their Children (1)
The Parents' Right to Educate their Children (2)


Marriage and Dating

10 Questions About Marriage
"The Adventure of Marriage": Video-Series for Marriage Preparation
"Take a Chance on Happiness" Video - Married Couples Inspired by Saint Josemaria
Choosing a Spouse
Courtship Makes Good Sense
Creating Bright and Cheerful Homes
Engagement: Looking Forward to Marriage
Intimacy in Matrimony: Spousal Happiness and Openness to Life
Keep the Fire Burning
Learning to Love
Lessons in Love
Matrimonial Love
Matrimony and Prayer


Prayer and Spiritual Life

"God saw everything that he had made, and behold it was very good"
Encounter with Jesus
Divine Inspirations
Looking With Unclouded Eyes
Pray Without Ceasing
Priestly Soul, Soul of Christ
The Art of Prayer
The Face of Jesus
The Fire of the First Christians
The Historical Jesus
The Incarnation
The Source of Joy
The Reason for Our Hope
To Serve the Church
Trusting in God
Walking Towards Christ
You Are the Light of the World
St. Josemaría, Teacher of Forgiveness (Part 1)
St. Josemaria, Teacher of Forgiveness (Part 2)
"Passionately Loving the World" Homily


Virtues and Character Formation

ebook - Pope Francis' Catechesis on Hope: “God walks with me”
eBook: New Technologies and Christian Life
"A Smile and Joy"
"In Spirit and Truth": Creating Unity of Life
5 Remedies Against Sadness
A Healthy Self-esteem
A Life in Dialogue with Others
A Personality Identified with Christ
A Renewed Faithfulness
Authors Of Our Own Lives
Building Interior Order
Character Built on Virtue
Educating in the New Technologies
Fashion, Style and Christian Formation
Fortitude
Free to Build the Future
Growth: A Family Project (1)
Growth: A Family Project (2)
Humility, Source of Joy
Interior Quiet in the Digital Age
Learning to be Faithful
Living by Faith
Living For Others
Salt and Light, Example and Doctrine
Sailing Safely on the Digital Seas
Sharing Others' Feelings
Social Media and Personal Relations
The Doorway of Humility
The New Technologies and Christian Coherence
The Others and I: Verses of the Same Poem
The Ripe Fruit of Personal Identity
Towards Freedom
What to Read? (I): Our map of the world
What to Read? (II): Choosing the best


Work and its Sanctification

eBook: “Working well, working for love”
Sanctifying the World "From Within"
Unity of Life in Professional Work
Sanctifying with our Work
Working for Love
Work and Rest
God's Work
Work and Contemplation (I)
Work and Contemplation (II)
Working Conscientiously
Cross and Resurrection in Work
The Hinge of our Sanctification
"A Supernatural Motive"
Professional Prestige
The Strength of Leaven
Work At All Times
Work and Family
“Sine Sole Sileo”: Tiredness and rest (I)
The Soul Dances: Tiredness and rest (II)


VIDEO SERIES

"Just Start" Video-Series: Works of Mercy in Daily Life

"Just Start. Ways to help people"
1) Work for Free
2) Feeding Body and Soul
3) Enlarge your Family
4) Learn to Forgive
5) Open Doors "Assisting Refugees"
6) Share What You Know
7) Be Close to the Suffering
8) Be with them to the end
9) Offer Work Opportunities
10) Moving Ahead Little By Little
11) Accompany Those in Prison

“The Adventure of Marriage”: Video-Series for Marriage Preparation

1) The Start of an Adventure
2) Dangers Along the Way
3) Searching for Light
4) The Importance of Not Being Alone
5) An Adventure for Everyone
6) It is Worth While

Saint Paul: Video Series

Saint Paul: To Live in Christ
Saint Paul and Marriage
Saint Paul's Vocation
Year of Saint Paul
St. Paul: Union of Faith and Reason
St. Paul, Tireless Preacher
Saint Paul's Letters
St. Paul and Charity
St. Paul and Christ’s Divinity
St. Paul and the First Christians
Saint Paul and Work
Saint Paul and the Eucharist

What Faith Means When You're 20

1) The Faith at 20
2) Wanting to know more
3) Faith leads to service
4) Bringing God into my daily life
5) Setting the tone
6) I belong to a family
7) Giving Yourself Completely to God
8) Room for God to Enter
9) Grace that changes your life
10) Christ in my life
11) Sharing the faith
12) The Faith, in a few words
13) "The Faith at 20" - Full Documentary

ARTICLE SERIES

Examples of Faith

1) Abraham
2) Moses' Vocation and Mission
3) David, A Man After God's Own Hear
4) Elijah the Prophet
5) Mary, Model and Teacher of Faith
6) The Centurion
7) Saint Peter
8) Martha and Mary

Life of Mary

1) The Immaculate Conception
2) Birth of our Lady
3) Presentation of our Lady
4) Betrothal to Joseph
5) The Annunciation
6) Visitation to Saint Elizabeth
7) Birth of Christ
8) Jesus' Presentation in the Temple
9) Adoration of the Magi
10) Flight into Egypt
11) Return to Nazareth
12) Jesus with Doctors of the Law
13) The Nazareth Years
14) Wedding Feast at Cana
15) Beside the Cross of Jesus
16) Burial of Christ
17) Christ's Resurrection and Ascension
18) The Coming of the Holy Spirit
19) Dormition and Assumption
20) Coronation and Queenship

On Mercy

Christ Reveals the Father's Mercy: Mercy in Sacred Scripture
Serene Attentiveness: the Spiritual Works of Mercy
With Love In Our Eyes: Mercy and Fraternity
God's Open Heart: Mercy and Apostolate
"Go and Do Likewise": the Law of God and Mercy
Mary, Mother of Mercy
His Mercy Endures Forever: At the Beginning of the Jubilee Year

Paths to God

1) God, Father of Infinite Mercy
2) Knowing Jesus Christ and Making Him Known
3) The Holy Spirit, Love Guiding Us to Love
4) Holy Mary, Mother of God and our Mother
5) Love for the Church, Responsability for the Church

Free E-books available for download
Most are available in PDF, ePub, Mobi, ITunes, and Google Play:

Beatification of Alvaro del Portillo

Educating Children in the Family

Faith and Reason according to Benedict XVI

Mary, a Life Close to Jesus

New Technologies and Christian Life

Pope Francis' Catechesis on the Family (vol. I)

Pope Francis' Catechesis on the Family (vol. II)

Pope Francis' Catechesis on the Family (vol. III)

Pope Francis' Catechesis on Hope: “God walks with me”

Pope Francis in Chile and Peru

Pope Francis in Myanmar and Bangladesh

Preparation for the Year of Mercy

Summaries of Catholic Teaching

Working well, working for love