Books

Real Religion- How to Avoid False Faith and Worship God in Spirit and Truth

by Fr. Jeffrey Kirby, S.T.D.

In Real Religion, How to Avoid False Faith and Worship God in Spirit and Truth, popular preacher and professor Fr. Jeffrey Kirby cuts through misguided modern notions—idols, really—about God and religion and takes you back to the foundation for true worship: God’s revelation about himself.

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Way of the Cross for Loved Ones Who Have Left the Faith

by Fr. Jeffrey Kirby, S.T.D.

When a loved one leaves the Catholic Faith, it can be devastating. Often, we feel helpless, unable to do anything to bring them back. Yet there is something we can do.

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Kingdom of Happiness: Living the Beatitudes in Everyday Life

by Fr. Jeffrey Kirby, S.T.D.

In this encouraging, easy-to-read book, Father Jeffrey Kirby offers hope to the tired, overburdened, and unhappy. He reminds us that we are made for happiness. But he goes beyond that, showing us the path to achieving happiness. It’s not a new path. In fact, Jesus showed us the way in the Beatitudes, but Kingdom of Happiness reveals how these aren’t merely nice sayings, they are powerful ways of living.

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Lord Teach Us to Pray: A Guide to the Spiritual Life and Christian Discipleship

by Fr. Jeffrey Kirby, S.T.D.

Echoing the petition of the disciples, “Lord, teach us to pray,” this book guides the reader through the various stages of prayer and the spiritual life. Fr. Kirby lovingly and expertly examines this crucial petition, shedding light on its three parts—Jesus as Lord, Jesus as teacher, and what it means to pray—while laying out a course for prayer and a strengthening of the interior life.

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Thy Kingdom Come: Living the Lord's Prayer in Everyday Life

by Fr. Jeffrey Kirby, S.T.D.

It’s the most well-known Christian prayer in the world, but do we truly understand its power and meaning? We regularly pray it. We learned it while we were still learning to speak. It’s one of the most important prayers ever given to the human family.

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Be Not Troubled: A 6-Day Personal Retreat with Fr. Jean-Pierre de Caussade

by Jeffrey Kirby, S.T.D.

How does the contemporary person who is constantly forced to multitask, is fragmented and torn in different directions, and feels more connection through technology than through face-to-face interaction come to know and experience God’s presence?

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Living in Peace (Companion in Faith)

by Fr. Jeffrey Kirby, S.T.D.

Life is a blessing, and it is good and beautiful. But sometimes it doesn’t feel that way. Responsibilities and expectations increase, stress abounds, and we feel every bit of our limitations and shortcomings.

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The Life and Witness of St. Maria Goretti: Our Little Saint of the Beatitudes

by Fr. Jeffrey Kirby, S.T.D.

St. Maria Goretti was only a child when she died a martyr’s death. Yet today, she inspires millions who find in her a perfect model of purity and holiness. Read here about her great holiness in the midst of tremendous suffering, how she died at the hands of a vicious murderer who tried to defile her purity, and how she visited this very same murderer years later in his jail cell to forgive him.

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God's Search for Us: Five Truths from a Missing Coin

by Fr. Jeffrey Kirby, S.T.D.

Western culture has eclipsed the fundamental conviction that developed its worldview, gave birth to its institutions, and provided continual rejuvenation to its way of life, namely, that the living God - All-Powerful and All-Knowing - is actively searching for us. In this radical quest, God became a man, lived a human life, died a torturous death, triumphantly rose from the dead, and ascended into eternal glory.

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101 Surprising Facts About St. Peter's and the Vatican

by Fr. Jeffrey Kirby, S.T.D., Justin Gaeta

The Vatican, comprising the Apostolic Palace, St. Peter’s Basilica, and various other buildings, serves as the headquarters of the Catholic Church. It has done so for nearly two millennium -- ever since the first Pope, St. Peter, made it his home.

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Doors of Mercy: A Journey Through Salvation History

by Fr. Jeffrey Kirby, S.T.D., Brian Kennelly

We are living in an extraordinary time: A Time of Mercy. But what is mercy? What does it mean to be living in a Time of Mercy? How can we receive God’s Mercy? And how should we respond?

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We Are the Lord's: A Catholic Guide to Difficult End-of-Life Questions

by Fr. Jeffrey Kirby, S.T.D.

No one likes to think about death and many are not ready for it, either as the patient or a loved one. And yet, the dying process is oftentimes marked by an array of diverse and confusing questions that can catch anyone off guard.

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