Category Archives: Saints

St. Francis of Assisi by G.K. Chesterton – Free Catholic Audiobook

For Chesterton, Francis of Assisi is a great paradoxical figure, a man who loved women but vowed himself to chastity; an artist who loved the pleasures of the natural world as few have loved them, but vowed himself to the … Continue reading

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The Life of St. Paul by Francis Alice Forbes – Free Catholic Audiobook

A short biography of Saint Paul, the Apostle of the Gentiles, from the time of his persecution of the Christians to his martyrdom. (Summary by Maria Therese)   To download a free audio version of this book from Librivox, click … Continue reading

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A Book of English Martyrs by E.M. Wilmot-Buxton – Free Catholic Audiobook

This volume is a simple narrative suited to children’s understanding of the thrilling times when English Catholics suffered for the Faith in the troubled days of the sixteenth century, when Tyburn tree was a concrete fact, and when ardent love … Continue reading

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Little Pictorial Lives of the Saints, Volume 1 (January-March) – Free Catholic Audiobook

Little Pictorial Lives of the Saints : with reflections for every day in the year : compiled from “Butler’s Lives” and other approved sources : to which are added lives of the American saints : placed on the calendar for … Continue reading

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Quanta Cura and The Syllabus of Errors by Pope Pius IX – Free Catholic Audiobook

This encyclical letter of Pope Pius IX was promulgated in 1864 and issued with the attached Syllabus of Errors. The document was dispatched to all the bishops of the Catholic world “in order that these same bishops may have before … Continue reading

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Pascendi Dominici Gregis (On the Errors of the Modernists) by Pope St. Pius X – Free Catholic Audiobook

During a relatively short pontificate (1903 – 1914) Pope Pius X devoted much of his time to dealing with issues related to the rapid spread of secularism in the early Twentieth century. Pius eschewed the liberal approach of his immediate … Continue reading

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The Venerable Don Bosco the Apostle of Youth – Free Catholic Audiobook

This brief sketch of the holy life and marvelous achievements of a great inheritor of the spirit of Saint Francis of Sales, Saint Don Bosco is intended only to stimulate souls to a wider study of this loving Apostle of … Continue reading

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A Child’s Life of St. Joan of Arc by Mary E Mannix – Free Catholic Audiobook

A biography of Saint Joan of Arc, geared towards children, but also can easily be enjoyed by adults.     To download a free audio version of this book from Librivox, click on any of the links below: https://librivox.org/a-childs-life-of-st-joan-of-arc-by-mary-e-mannix/ http://archive.org/details/childsjoanofarc_1909_librivoxContinue reading

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A Christmas Carol by G.K. Chesterton – Free Catholic Audiobook

A short poem for Christmas by G.K. Chesterton titled “A Christmas Carol” also known as “The Christ Child Lay on Mary’s Lap”. Click here to listen: https://ia800701.us.archive.org/14/items/christmas_poetry_hymns_librivox/christmas_carol_chesterton_dda.mp3 A Blessed Christmas to all!

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The Mystical City of God, Volume 3 by Venerable Mary of Jesus of Ágreda – Free Catholic Audiobook

The Mystical City of God is a book written in the 17th-century by the Franciscan nun, Venerable Mary of Jesus of Ágreda. According to María de Ágreda, the book was to a considerable extent dictated to her by the Blessed … Continue reading

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