Biographies of Catholic Saints & other Historical Church Figures

These Mini Biographical books are concise and to the point. Packed with informative and relevant information. This department is currently being expanded and updated.

A Book of Martyrs

A Book of Martyrs

Devotions to the Martyrs of England, Scotland and Wales

£2.50

A Year with the English Saints

A Year with the English Saints

Brief biographies of the saints of the English calendar

£3.95

Alvaro del Portillo

Alvaro del Portillo

The Power of Humility

£2.50

Angels

Angels

The CTS Companion to the Angels

£1.95

Anthony of Padua

Anthony of Padua

Life of and prayers to one of the most popular of all saints

£2.95

Antonio Rosmini

Antonio Rosmini

Priest and founder of the Institute of Charity

£2.50

Augustine of Hippo

Augustine of Hippo

Introduction to the conversion story of one of the Church's greatest saints

£2.95

Bernadette

Bernadette

Christian suffering and Saint Bernadette of Lourdes

£1.95

Brother Roger and Taize

Brother Roger and Taize

The famous ecumenical community and the life of its founder

£1.95

C. S. Lewis

C. S. Lewis

Apostle to the Sceptics

£2.50

Cardinal Manning

Cardinal Manning

A new re-telling of the life of the great Victorian Cardinal & the Birth of Catholic Social Teaching

£2.50

Cardinal Newman

Cardinal Newman

Newman, His Life and Legacy

£2.50

Cardinal Nguyen Van Thuan

Cardinal Nguyen Van Thuan

Courageous life story of the Vietnamese Cardinal imprisoned for 13 years by the communist regime

£1.95

Catherine of Siena

Catherine of Siena

The life and writings of this Doctor of the Church

£1.95

Chiara Lubich

Chiara Lubich

Chiara and her followers dedicated their lives to the poor and to unity with all people

£2.50

Clare of Assisi

Clare of Assisi

Life of the friend of St Francis of Assisi and founder of the Poor Clares

£2.50

Curé d'Ars, Saint John Vianney

Curé d'Ars, Saint John Vianney

How he lived and worked to transform his parish

£1.95

Dictionary of Mary, By Rev. John Otto

Dictionary of Mary, By Rev. John Otto

This dictionary about the Mother of God explains Mary's place in the Church and in the life of Christians

£10.99

Dominic and the Order of Preachers

Dominic and the Order of Preachers

2016 marked the 800th anniversary of the foundation of the Dominican Order of Preachers

£2.50

Edith Stein, Marcel Callo, Titus Brandsma

Edith Stein, Marcel Callo, Titus Brandsma

Three stories of Catholics who suffered for their faith at the hands of the Nazis

£2.50

Edmund Arrowsmith

Edmund Arrowsmith

One of the Forty Catholic Martyrs of England and Wales

£2.50

Elizabeth of the Trinity

Elizabeth of the Trinity

Elizabeth of the Trinity, one of the outstanding teachers of prayer in the Catholic Church

£2.50

Father Damien

Father Damien

Apostle to the Lepers

£2.50

Fatima and the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Fatima and the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Celebrating the First Five Saturdays

£2.50

Florence Nightingale, A Very Brief History By Lynn McDonald

Florence Nightingale, A Very Brief History By Lynn McDonald

This brief historical introduction to Florence Nightingale explores the social, political and religious factors that formed the original context of her life and writings

£7.99

Francis of Assisi

Francis of Assisi

Life of the famous ‘poor man’ of Assisi and his Franciscan brothers

£2.95

Fulton Sheen

Fulton Sheen

The life of a modern evangelist and true shepherd of his flock

£1.95

Gemma Galgani

Gemma Galgani

Gem of Christ, the first canonised 20th-century saint

£2.50

Immanuel Kant, A Very Brief History By Anthony Kenny

Immanuel Kant, A Very Brief History By Anthony Kenny

This brief historical introduction to Immanuel Kant explores the social, political and religious factors that formed the original context of his life and writings

£7.99

In God's Hands

In God's Hands

The Spiritual Diaries of Pope St John Paul II

£22.50

John Bosco

John Bosco

Life and spiritual and educational legacy of the Founder of the Salesians

£2.50

John of the Cross

John of the Cross

Carmelite saint and reformer, famous for his ‘Dark Night of the Soul’

£2.50

John Ogilvie

John Ogilvie

A Jesuit in Disguise

£2.50

John Paul II

John Paul II

The Road to Sainthood

£2.95

John XXIII

John XXIII

Life of the Pope who inaugurated the Second Vatican Council

£2.50

Joseph

Joseph

The history of devotion to St Joseph, with prayers

£2.50

Josephine Bakhita

Josephine Bakhita

A Survivor of Human Trafficking

£2.50

Julian of Norwich, A Very Brief History By Janina Ramirez

Julian of Norwich, A Very Brief History By Janina Ramirez

Julian of Norwich wrote what is now regarded as one of the greatest works of literature in English but who was she?

£7.99

Louis and Zélie Martin

Louis and Zélie Martin

Parents of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

£2.50

Louis Marie de Montfort

Louis Marie de Montfort

His Life, Message and Teaching

£2.50

Margaret Clitherow

Margaret Clitherow

Life of the famous martyr of York

£2.50

Maria Goretti

Maria Goretti

A Teenage Martyr

£1.95

Marthe Robin

Marthe Robin

The story of a life of suffering lived with Christ

£2.50

Mary

Mary

This publication Looks at the role of Mary in the Church and devotion to her

£2.50

Maximillian Kolbe

Maximillian Kolbe

Martyr of Charity

£2.95

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa

Life of the famous saint of Calcutta

£2.50

Padre Pio

Padre Pio

One of the most famous saints of modern times

£2.50

Paul VI

Paul VI

The first modern pope

£2.50

Pope Francis

Pope Francis

A short biography of the new Holy Father

£1.95

Saints & Patrons

Saints & Patrons

Christian Names for Baptism and Confirmation or even help in choosing a forthcoming baby's name

£2.50

Saints of South Asia

Saints of South Asia

The Christian heritage of South Asia stretches back to the time of the Apostles

£2.50

Saints of the Roman Calendar

Saints of the Roman Calendar

Biographies of the saints taken from the Roman Missal

£3.95

Saints of the Roman Canon

Saints of the Roman Canon

The lives of the saints mentioned in the first Eucharistic Prayer in the Roman Missal, suitable for priests as an aid for catechises on the saints

£2.50

Stories of World War I

Stories of World War I

Faith in Action, a collection of testimonies from the great war

£2.50

Teresa of Avila

Teresa of Avila

Life and times of the great Spanish mystic and Carmelite reformer

£2.95

The Day the Bomb Fell

The Day the Bomb Fell

An Eyewitness account of the atom bombing of Hiroshima

£1.50

Thérèse of Lisieux

Thérèse of Lisieux

Classic biography of St Therese of Lisieux

£2.95

Thomas Aquinas, A Very Brief History By Brian Davies

Thomas Aquinas, A Very Brief History By Brian Davies

Thomas Aquinas, was one of the most influential philosophers of the Middle Ages, and his works continue to be widely read today

£7.99

Thomas More, A Very Brief History, By John Guy

Thomas More, A Very Brief History, By John Guy

In this fresh assessment of More’s life and legacy, John Guy considers the factors that have given rise to such claims concerning More’s significance

£7.99

Vaughan

Vaughan

His Life, Work and Mission

£2.50

William Tyndale, A Very Brief History By Melvyn Bragg

William Tyndale, A Very Brief History By Melvyn Bragg

William Tyndale, the man who brought about profound changes to the English speaking world

£7.99

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