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John Saward

Redeemer in the Womb

February

Cardinale Robert Sarah

Dio o Niente: Conversazione sulla fede con Nicolas Diat

January

Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol

December

Ratzinger, Joseph / Papa Benedetto XVI

L’infanzia di Gesù

John Martin

Roses Fountains and Gold: The Virgin Mary in Art, History and Apparition

Brunero Gherardini

Concilio Ecumenico Vaticano II: Un Discorse Da Fare

October

John Moschos

The Spiritual Meadow

September

Stefan Weinfurter

Canossa: Il disincanto del mondo

Roger Crowley

1453: The Holy War for Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the West

July

Richard John Neuhaus

Reconciling East and West (from First Things December 2008)

June

Flavia Amabile, Marco Tosatti

La vera storia del Mussa Dagh (Armeni)

May

Papa Benedetto XVI

Gesù di Nazaret: Dall’ingresso in Gerusalemme fino alla risurrezione

David Fagerberg

On Liturgical Asceticism

Robert Dodaro, O.S.A. & Henri Crouzel S.J.

Divorziati “Risposati”: La prassi della Chiesa primitiva Permanere nella verità di Cristo

February

Ambrose G. Wathen, O.S.B

Silence: The Meaning of Silence in the Rule of St. Benedict

Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol

December

Papa Benedetto XVI

L’infanzia di Gesù

Anonymous

The Gospel of Nicodemus

November

Sulpicius Severus

Life of Saint Martin

Jean Leclercq

Pietro il Venerabile

Mariusz Biliniewicz

The Liturgical Visioin of Pope Benedict XVI: A Theological Inquiry

October

Ronnie Po-­chia Hsia

Un gesuita nella città proibita: Matteo Ricci, 1552-­1610

August

Reid, Alcuin O.S.B

The New Liturgical Movement after the Pontificate of Benedict XVI

Adomnán of Iona

Life of St. Columba: Translated by Richard Sharpe

Ratzinger, Joseph / PopeBenedict XVI

Jesus of Nazareth: Holy Week: From the Entrance Into Jerusalem To The Resurrection

April

Pearce, Joseph

Literary Converts

February

Messori, Vittorio

Il Miracolo : Spagna 1640, indagine sul più sconvolgente
prodigio mariano

Dickens, Charles

A Christmas Carol

December

Oursel, Raymond

Il segreto di Cluny

Ratzinger, Joseph / Papa Benedetto XVI

L’infanzia di Gesù

Mathewes-Green, Frederica

The Jesus Prayer: The Ancient Desert Prayer that Tunes
the Heart to God

November

Spadaro, Antonio S.J.

Interview with Pope Francis

October

Giovanni di Salisbury

Vita di Sant’Anselmo d’Aosta

Williams, John A.

Islam

September

Romano, Angelo

“Mirare tutta la vastità del mondo” : Maria Luisa
Prosperi, monaca benedettina (1799 – 1847)

The Venerable Bede

Ecclesiastical Historyof the English Nation

August

Isichei, Elizabeth

Entirely for God: The Life of Michael Iwene Tansi

July

Sommo Pontefice Francesco

Lettera Enciclica “Lumen Fidei”

Gronau, Eduard

Hildegard : Vita di una donna profetica alle origini dell’età moderna

Sister Lucia

Fatima in Lucia’s Own Words

June

Ratzinger, Joseph / Pope Benedict XVI

Jesus of Nazareth: Holy Week: From the Entrance Into
Jerusalem To The Resurrection

April

Ratzinger, Joseph / Papa Benedetto XVI

Gesù di Nazaret : Dall’ingresso in Gerusalemme fino
alla risurrezione

Jotischky, Andrew

A Hermit’s Cookbook: Monks, Food and Fasting in the
Middle Ages

March

Brother Lawrence

The Practice of the Presence of God

February

Kardong OSB, Terrence G.

Pillars of Community: Four Rules of Pre-Benedictine
Monastic Life

January

Rossi di Marignano, Federico A.

Carlo Borromeo : Un uomo, una vita, un secolo

Dickens, Charles

A Christmas Carol

December

Ratzinger, Joseph / Pope Benedict XVI

Jesus of Nazareth: TheInfancy Narratives

Ratzinger, Joseph / Papa Benedetto XVI

L’infanzia di Gesù

Driscoll OSB, Jeremy

A Monk’s Alphabet: Moments of Stillness in a Turning
World

November

Buehrle, Marie C.

Rafael Cardinal Merry del Val

September

Rey-Mermet, Thodule

Alfonso de Liguori : un uomo per i senza speranza
(1696-1787)

July

O Maidin, Uinseann

The Celtic Monk: Rulesand Writings of Early Irish
Monks

June

Dorotheo di Gaza

Insegnamenti spirituali

May

Gorg, Peter H.

The Desert Fathers: Saint Anthony and the beginnings of
monasticism

Daniel-Rops, Henri

Daily Life in the Time of Jesus

April

Dell’Omo, Mariano O.S.B

Storia del monachesimo occidentale dal Medioevo all’età
contemporanea : Il carisma di San Benedetto tra VI e XX secolo

January

Smaragdus of Saint-Mihiel

Commentary on the Ruleof Saint Benedict

September

Massimo Viglione

1861 : Le Due Italie

August

Moschus, John

The Spiritual Meadow

Mother Mary Francis P.C.C.

But I Have Called you Friends

July

Ruffin, C. Bernard

The days of the Martyrs

May

Theodoret of Cyrrhus

A History of the Monks of Syria

Ratzinger, Joseph / Papa Benedetto XVI

Gesù di Nazaret : Dall’ingresso in Gerusalemme fino
alla risurrezione

April

Ratzinger, Joseph / Pope Benedict XVI

Jesus of Nazareth: Holy Week: From the Entrance Into
Jerusalem To The Resurrection

Gillette, Gertrude

The Four Faces of Anger: Seneca, Evagrius, Cassian, Augustine

March

de Mattei, Roberto

Il Concilio Vaticano II

February

Pamparana, Andrea

Benedetto : Padre di molti popoli

January

Pope Benedict XVI

Luce del Mondo

November

Ratzinger, Joseph; Pera, Marcello

Senza Radici : Europa, relativismo, cristianesimo,
islam

October

Magrassi, Mariano

Bibbia e Preghiera

Fortini, Arnaldo

Francis of Assisi

Bartolomei Romagnoli, Alessandra

Celestino V : Il Papa Eremita

Spinelli, Giovanni O.S.B.

Monaci per l’Europa

September

Scenuda III

Il Risveglio spirituale

Saint Peter Damian

The Letters of Saint Peter Damian. Vol. I

Clayton, Joseph

Pope Innocent III and His Times

August

The Fathers of The Church

Barsunuphius and John:Letters. Vol. 1

July

Saint Pachomius

Pachomian Koinonia. Vol. 3: Insturctions, Letters and
Other Writings of Saint Pachomius and His Disciples

June

Saint Pachomius

Pachomian Koinonia. Vol. 3: Insturctions, Letters and
Other Writings of Saint Pachomius and His Disciples

June

Saint Pachomius

Pachomian Kononia. Vol2: Pachomian Chronicles and
Rules

Moorhouse, Geoffrey

The Last Divine Office: Henry VIII and the Dissolution
of the Monasteries

April

Vivian, Tim; Vivian, Kim; Burton, Jeffrey

The Lives of the Jura Fathers

Dudden, Frederick Homes

Gregory the Great: His Place in History and Thought. Vol. 1

February

Chitty, Derwas J.

The Desert a City : An Introduction to the Study of
Egyptian and Palestian Monasticism under the Christian Empire

February

King, Peter

Western Monasticism: A History of the Monastic Movement
in the Latin Church

November

Saint Dorotheos of Gaza

Discourses and Sayings

October

Trochu, Abbé Francis

The Curé D’Ars: St. Jean-Marie-Baptiste Vianney

September

Cabaniss, Allen

Benedict of Aniane: The Emperor’s Monk

July

Davril, Anselme; Palazzo, Eric

La vita dei monaci : Al tempo delle grandi abbazie

Brandmüller, Walter

Light and Shadows: Church History amid Faith, Fact, and Legend

June

Seewald, Peter

Benedict XVI: An Intimate Portrait

Beauduin, Lambert O.S.B.

Liturgy: The Life of the Church

May

Gamber, Msgr. Klaus

The Reform of the Roman Liturgy

April

Saint Augustine

Sermons for LiturgicalSeasons: Easter Week

Goodier, Alban S.J.

The Passion and Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Mabillon, Jean

Treatise on Monastic Studies

March

Gerard, John

The Autobiography of an Elizabethan

February

Gruber, Mark O.S.B.

Journey Back to Eden: My Life and Times among the Desert Fathers

January

Granzotto, Gianni

Carlo Magno

December

Herin, Judith

Byzantium: The surprising life of a medieval empire

November

Butler, Cuthbert

Benedictine Monachism

October

Schönborn, Christoph

Chance or Purpose: Creation, Evolution and a Rational Faith

July

Gruber, Mark O.S.B.

Sacrifice in the Desert: A study of an Egyptian minority
through the prism of coptic monasticism

Mullins, Edwin

Cluny: In Search of God’s Lost Empire

June

Macmanus, Francis

Saint Columban

April

Saint Athanasius

Life of St. Anthony and the Letter to Marcellinus

February

Thompson, Augustine, O.P.

Cities of God

January

Saint Augustine

Rule of St. Augustine

October

Kleber OSB, Albert

History of St. Meinrad Archabbey

Andenna, Giancarlo e Bonetti Cinzia

Benedetto di Aniane: Vita e riforma monastica

September

Ratzinger, Joseph / Pope Benedict XVI

Jesus of Nazareth: From the Baptism in the Jordan to the Transfiguration

August

Ratzinger, Joseph / Pope Benedict XVI

Early Monastic Rules: Rules of the Fathers and Regula Orientalis

August

Karolevitz, Robert F.

Bishop Martin Marty: “The Black Robe Lean Chief”

Lackner, Bede S.O.Cist.

Eleventh Century Background of Cluny

May

Pope Benedict XVI

Sacramentum Caritatis

March

Lewis, Clive Staples

The Four Loves

February

Aradi, Zolt

Pius XI: The Pope and the Man

Robinson, Jonathan

The Mass and Modernity: Walking to Heaven Backward

January

Paredi, Angelo

St. Ambrose, His Life and Times

December

Vivian, Tim

Paphnutius: Histories of the Monks of Upper Egypt and
the Life of Onnophrius

November

Assenmacher, Hugh

A place called Subiaco

Leclercq, Jean; Blessed Paul

Camaldolese Extraordinary

July

Leclercq, Jean

The Love of Learning and the Desire for God

June

Longenecker, Dwight

St. Benedict and St. Thérèse: The Little Rule and the
Little Way

Luykx, Archimandrite Boniface

Eastern Monasticism and the Future of the Church

May

Conant, Kenneth John

Benedictine Contributions to Church Architecture

Saint John Chrysostom

Baptismal Instructions

April

Lunardi, Giovanni

La Congregazione Sublacense O.S.B

Saward, John

Cradle of Redeeming Love

March

Baur, Chrysostomus O.S.B.

John Chrysostom and His Time. Vol. 1, Antioch

February

Peters, Edward

Monks, Bishops and Pagans, Life of St. Columbanus

December

Saward, John

Beauty of Holiness and the Holiness of Beauty

November

Waugh, Evelyn

Edmund Campion

Waugh, Evelyn

The Fathers of the Church, Early Christian
Biographies

October

Ward, Benedicta

The Sayings of the Desert Fathers

July

Peters, Walter

The Life of Benedict XV

June

Ratzinger, Joseph

Senza Radici

April

Hausherr, Irénée

Penthos: The Doctrine of Compunction in the Christian East

February

Hausherr, Irénée

The Name of Jesus: The Names of Jesus Used by Early
Christians, The Development of the “Jesus Prayer”

Brown, Peter

Augustine of Hippo: A Biography

January

Dickens, Charles

The Chimes: The Cricket on the Hearth

December

Cyril of Scythopolis

The Lives of the Monks of Palestine

September

Lang, Uwe Michael

Turning Towards the Lord

August

Papa Giovanni Paolo II

Alzatevi, Andiamo!

July

Ratzinger, Joseph

God and the World: A Conversation with Peter Seewald

June

Farmer, David Hugh

Benedict’s Disciples

April

Bunge, Gabriel O.S.B.

Earthen Vessels: The Practice of Personal Prayer
according to the Patristic Tradition

October

Pope John Paul II

Ecclesia in Europa

Pontifical Council for Culture

Jesus Christ: The Bearer of the Water of Life (A
Christian Reflection on the “New Age”)

August

Saint Dorotheos of Gaza

Discources and Sayings

Pope John Paul II

Ecclesia de Eucharistia

Nichols, Aidan O.P.

Looking at the Liturgy: A critical view of its
contemporary form

July

Ratzinger, Joseph

Il Dio Vicino; l’eucaristia cuore della vita cristiana

Kadloubovsky, E.; Palmer, G.E.H.

Writings from the Philokalia on Prayer of the Heart

March

Goldmann, Gereon O.F.M.

The Shadow of His Wings

January

NguyÅn Vn Thu­n, Francis Xavier

Testimony of Hope

December

Ricciotti, Giuseppe

The Age of Martyrs: Christianity from Diocletian to Constantine

September

Grosso, Mariano

Santa Scolastica

August

Ravier, André S.J.

Saint Bruno:The Carthusian

June

Congregation for Institutes of Consacrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life

Starting Afresh from Christ

Morin, Germain

Ideal of the Monastic Life

June

Saint John Cassian

Conferences

May

French, Reginald Michael

Way of a Pilgrim and the Pilgrim Continues His Way

Schememann, Alexander

Great Lent

June

Ratzinger, Joseph

Behold, The Pierced One

April

Armand Veilleux O.C.S.O.

Pachomian Koinonia V.I.

February

Dickens, Charles

A Christmas Carol

January

Derrick, Christopher

Escape from Scepticism: As if Truth Mattered

December

Magrassi, Mariano

An Introduction to Lectio Divina

Butler, Cuthbert

Benedictine Monasticism

November

Saint Eusebius

Ecclesiastical History

September

Mabillon, Jean

Aims and Attitudes of Monks at Study

Saint Clement

Apostolic letter

Guardini, Romano

The Spirit of the Liturgy

Archimandrite Sophrony Sakharov

Wisdom from Mount Athos

de Vogue, Adalbert

Life of St. Benedict

Saint Augustine

Confessions

Soltner, Louis

Solesmes and Dom Gueranger

Weigel, George

Witness to Hope

Saint John Cassian

Institutes

Ratzinger, Joseph

Milestones

Pope John Paul II

Bull of Indiction of the Jubilee Year

Herbstrith, Waltraud

Edith Stein

Ward, Benedicta

Lives of the Desert Fathers

Pope John Paul II

Encyclical letter “Fides et Ratio”

Schuster, Ildefonso

Saint Benedict and his Times