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The Life and Martyrdom of St Sebastian – Free Catholic Audiobook

St. Sebastian was named defender of the Church by Pope St. Caius. As Captain of the Imperial guard to the Emperor St Sebastian used his position to win converts, strengthen those facing martyrdom and aid Christians with his ability to … Continue reading

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Saint Rose of Lima by Florence Mary Capes – Free Catholic Audiobook

Saint Rose of Lima, T.O.S.D. (April 20, 1586 – August 24, 1617), was a Spanish colonist in Lima, Peru, who became known for both her life of severe asceticism and her care of the needy of the city through her … Continue reading

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Saint Francis of Assisi: A Biography by Johannes Jorgenson – Free Catholic Audiobook

Born to a prosperous cloth merchant of Assisi, Francis (1182-1226) lived the typically high-spirited life of a wealthy young man of his day, which included fighting as a soldier. In 1205, while away at war, he experienced a vision that … Continue reading

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The Minor Works of Saint Teresa of Avila – Free Catholic Audiobook

The prayer and Exclamations, or Meditations, of St Teresa of Avila, recorded in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Saint’s birth (March 28, 2015). – Summary by Ann Boulais   To download a free audio version of this book … Continue reading

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The Collected Works of Saint Patrick – Free Catholic Audiobook

St. Patrick’s Breastplate – This prayer is attributed to St. Patrick and his diciples. It is written with some celtic pagan elements, but is definitely a Christian prayer asking God for protection through daily life. A Letter to the Soldiers … Continue reading

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St. Rose of Lima by Florence Mary Capes- Free Catholic Audiobook

Saint Rose of Lima, T.O.S.D. (April 20, 1586 – August 24, 1617), was a Spanish colonist in Lima, Peru, who became known for both her life of severe asceticism and her care of the needy of the city through her … Continue reading

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The Wonder-Worker of Padua by Charles Warren Stoddard- Free Catholic Audiobook

This is the inspiring story of Saint Anthony of Padua (1195-1231). The son of a wealthy Portuguese family, he was initially ordained a priest of the Canons Regular of Saint Augustine. In 1221, he took up the habit of a … Continue reading

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