Recommended Reading

(This list is not comprehensive)

Sacred Scripture

Catechism of the Catholic Church

On the Dignity and Vocation of Women, Pope John Paul II

Essential Elements in the Church's Teaching on Religious Life, The Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life

To Men and Women Religious on their consecration in the light of the mystery of the Redemption, Pope John Paul II

The Foundations of Religious Life: Revisiting the Vision, Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious

On the Consecrated Life, Pope John Paul II

A Right to Be Merry, Mother Mary Francis, PCC

The Meaning of Vocation in the words of Pope John Paul II, published by Scepter 1997 Authenticity, A Biblical Theology of Discernment, Fr. Thomas Dubay S.M.

The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, St. Ignatius of Loyola

Intro to the Devout Life, St. Francis DeSales

The Story of a Soul, St. Therese of Liseaux

The Imitation of Christ, Thomas a Kempis

Fire Within, Fr. Thomas Dubay

"...And You are Christ's": The Charism of Virginity and the Celibate Life, Fr. Thomas Dubay

Deep Conversion, Deep Prayer, Fr. Thomas Dubay

To Whom Shall We Go?, Archbishop Timothy Dolan

Called To Be Holy, Archbishop Timothy Dolan

Jesus of Nazareth, Pope Benedict XVI

Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II, George Weigel

Salt of the Earth: The Church at the End of the Millennium: An Interview With Peter Seewald, Pope Benedict XVI

The Difference God Makes, Francis Cardinal George, OMI