Books on Spiritual Growth & Prayer from Madonna House Publications
 

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Soul of My Soul: Coming to the Heart of Prayer by Catherine Doherty

Drawing on her years of reflection on Eastern and Western spiritual masters, Catherine offers encouragment for growing in our prayer life and shows how to develop an intimate life with God.

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Inflamed by Love: Meditations for Spiritual Pilgrims by Jean Fox

The Director General of Women for Madonna House brings us a powerful collection of meditations, arranged into topical chapters, which will help you to open up new horizons in your spiritual life.

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Living the Gospel Without Compromise by Catherine Doherty

In this hard-hitting book, Catherine Doherty turns the insecurity and fear of the modern world on its head, showing you how cultivating ‘holy insecurity’ could be your most reliable path to peace.

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I Live Now, Not I: Life becomes the mystery of Love in Christ by Fr. Patrick McNulty

Drawing on Catholic tradition, Fr. Pat guides us through the veil of our own wounds, sins, and history and calls us to look beyond what could have been, should have been and perhaps must yet be.

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An Experience of God: Identification with Christ by Catherine Doherty

Selected spiritually autobiographical writings of Catherine Doherty, highlighting her love for Christ in the poor, her intercession for the Church, and her deep contemplation of the mysteries of our times.

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Beginning Again: Recovering your Innocence and Joy through Confession

Catherine Doherty and the Catechism of the Catholic Church will show you the healing joy and spiritual restoration that awaits in confession, the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation.

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Poustinia: Encountering God in Silence, Solitude and Prayer by Catherine Doherty

Catherine Doherty's critically-acclaimed and timeless best-seller — Poustinia is the modern spiritual classic for those seeking the open heart and listening soul of a silent, prayerful contemplation.

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Sobornost: Experiencing Unity of Mind, Heart and Soul by Catherine Doherty

Discover how your heart can be softened and opened to the transforming reality of the Holy Trinity dwelling within you, in our modern age of loneliness, alienation, and fragmentation.

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Strannik: The Call to the Pilgrimage of the Heart by Catherine Doherty

Learn how to fulfill the hunger and dream of the pilgrimage that we must all take to unity with God. The true pilgrim begins by looking within the self, where God already is.

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Molchanie: Experiencing the Silence of God by Catherine Doherty

In language poetic and meditative yet direct and simple, you too can discover the great sea of the silence of God and find yourself plunged into his infinite love.

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Urodivoi: Holy Fools by Catherine Doherty

The prophetic call of a modern fool for Christ. Learn why humility is the foundation of the spiritual journey, and how to become one forever with the humble, glorified Christ.

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Bogoroditza: She Who Gave Birth to God by Catherine Doherty

Draws a portrait of the Mother of God that makes her unselfish service to the Trinity, simplicity, integrity, silence and fidelity appealing to all. We are led to Mary's essential “school of love.”

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Compassionate Fire by Catherine Doherty and Thomas Merton

This volume of warm, candid correspondence traces nearly three decades of friendship through thirty-one surviving letters — fourteen written by Merton, and seventeen by Doherty.

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Comrades Stumbling Along by Catherine Doherty and Dorothy Day

Catherine and Dorothy had a beautiful adventure of friendship. This presentation of their letters is meant to supply a somewhat forgotten chapter in the history of the apostolic laity of North America.

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Catherine's Friends by Father Robert Wild

The foundress of Madonna House and her friendships with G.K. Chesterton, Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton, Father Paul of Graymoor, Jean Vanier and Vladimir Soloviev.

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God Acts—We React: An Approach to Liturgical Prayer by Msgr. Tom Rowland

Participate in a more informed way in the Eucharist, the other Sacraments, the Liturgy of the Hours, Adoration of the Eucharist, all the official prayer of the Church—our offering of thanks and praise.

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The Stations of the Cross: In the Footsteps of the Passion by Catherine Doherty

Pilgrimage with Catherine Doherty to the fourteen stations of the Way of the Cross. A powerful devotional on the Passion of Christ with Scripture, meditations and prayers that you can follow.


AudioBooks

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Poustinia: Encountering God in Silence, Solitude, Prayer by Catherine Doherty

Catherine Doherty's critically-acclaimed and timeless best-seller — Poustinia is the modern spiritual classic for those seeking the open heart and listening soul of a silent contemplation.
Read by Father Émile Brière.

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Sobornost: Experiencing Unity of Mind, Heart and Soul by Catherine Doherty

Discover how your heart can be softened and opened to the transforming reality of the Holy Trinity dwelling within you, in our modern age of loneliness, alienation, and fragmentation.
Read by Father Patrick McNulty.

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Strannik: The Call to the Pilgrimage of the Heart by Catherine Doherty

Learn how to fulfill the hunger and dream of the pilgrimage that we must all take to unity with God. The true pilgrim begins by looking within the self, where God already is.
Read by Mark Schlingerman.

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Giving Your Life to God: A Retreat by Catherine Doherty

Take part in an intimate conversation with Catherine Doherty speaking to a group of men and women preparing to commit their lives to the service of the gospel. Ideal for weekend retreats.
A professionally restored talk by Catherine Doherty.

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Fundamentals of the Spiritual Life by Fr. Denis Lemieux

Drawing on the wisdom of the Catholic Church, Fr. Denis draws you into a living encounter with Christ. 10 lectures on CD with study guide.
Presented by Fr. Denis Lemieux.

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Waiting for the Presence: Spirituality of Pilgrimage to the Holy Land by Fr. Wild

‘Waiting for the Presence’ is an ancient Eastern concept of staying in a holy place until God speaks to the pilgrim. Father Robert Wild shows how this way can still be practiced today.
Read by the author.


Videos

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A Talk on Sobornost by Catherine Doherty

In this, the first and only publicly available video recording of Catherine Doherty speaking, she introduces and explains the deep spiritual meaning of sobornost, the Russian word for unity.

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Madonna House: The People of the Towel & Water

This video tells the story of Madonna House, its founders and its members, “the people of the towel and water.” It explores their daily experience, their fearless witness in the world. Seen on EWTN.

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