It is important that Catholics increase their knowledge and understanding of God and faith. Below is a list of books that I am currently reading followed by a list of those that I have read divided into different headings. There is a mixture of Christian teaching and theology, a little philosophy plus areas of interest and novels which I have enjoyed in lighter moments!

Currently Reading/Studying

Around the World in 80 Days: Mark Beaumont
The Nearly Perfect Crime: Francis McNutt


The New Jerusalem Bible
The One Year New Testament for Busy Dads: Stephen & Misty Arterburn

Documents of the Church

Evangelii Nuntiandi: Paul VI

Christian Teaching, Theology, Philosophy & Inspiration

Sober Intoxication of the Spirit: Fr Raniero Cantalamessa
Run Baby Run: Nicky Cruz
Strange Vagabond of Love: Fr John Dove S.J.The Lamb’s Supper: Scott Hahn
Finding Sanctuary: Abbot Christopher Jamison OSB
Praying the Rosary for Inner Healing: Fr Dwight Longenecker
The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven: Kevin & Alex Malarkey
As By a New Pentecost: Patti Gallagher Mansfield
Jesus of Nazareth: Pope Benedict XVI
The Grace Outpouring: Roy Godwin and Dave Roberts
The Glory and the Shame: Peter Hocken
Blazing the Trail: Peter Hocken
Alive: David Payne
Dare to Believe: David Payne
Rebuild My Church: Alan Schrek
The Holy Spirit – Life Breath of the Church Volume 1: L.J. Cardinal Suenens
The Holy Spirit – Life Breath of the Church Volume 2: L.J. Cardinal Suenens
The Holy Spirit – Life Breath of the Church Volume 3: L.J. Cardinal Suenens
The Cross and the Switchblade: David Wilkerson
Praying for Healing: Bendict Heron OSB
Rebuilt: Awakening the Faithful, Reaching the Lost, and Making Church Matter: (Fr.) Michael White and Tom Corcoran
Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic: Matthew Kelly
Rediscover Catholicism: Matthew Kelly
A Call to Joy: Matthew Kelly
The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything: James Martin, SJ
The Boy who Met Jesus: Immaculee Ilibagiza
The Bible on the Border: Richard Dunstan
The Church and the New Media: Brandon Vogt
The Urgency of the New Evangelisation: Answering the Call: Ralph Martin
Forming Intentional Disciples: Sherry Weddell
He Touched Me: My Pilgrimage of Prayer: John Powell SJ
The Reluctant Disciple: Daring to Believe: David Wells
Becoming a Parish of Intentional Disciples: Sherry A. Weddell (Ed.)
The Map of Heaven: A neurosurgeon explores the mysteries of the afterlife: Dr Eben Alexander
The Name of God is Mercy: Pope Francis


Schindler’s Ark: Thomas Kenealy
Mixed Blessings: An Almost Ordinary Life in Hitler’s Germany: Heinz R. Kuehn
Do the Birds Still Sing in Hell?: Horace Greasley


How to Ride a Bike: Sir Chris Hoy
The Tour According to G: Geraint Thomas


Seven Brief Lessons on Physics: Carlo Rovelli


Angels and Demons: Dan Brown
The Da Vinci Code: Dan Brown
The Hunt for Red October: Tom Clancy
Dead or Alive: Tom Clancy
The Eagle Has Landed: Jack Higgins
The Templar Salvation: Raymond Khoury
The Sacred Sword: Scott Mariani
Atonement: Ian McEwan
The Shack: William Paul Young
The Alchemist’s Secret: Scott Mariani
Cross Roads: Wm Paul Young
The Mozart Conspiracy: Scott Mariani
The Lost Relic: Scott Mariani
Command Authority: Tom Clancy
The Doomsday Prophecy: Scott Mariani
The Heretic’s Treasure: Scott Mariani
Inferno: Dante
Ghost Flight: Bear Grylls
Threat Vector: Tom Clancy
Conclave: Robert Harris
Left Behind: Tim Lahaye & Jeremy B. Jenkins

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