You want what is called the “Clementine Vulgate.” This is the Vulgate version used in the Old Mass and resembles the version used by Saint Thomas Aquinas and all Catholic authors until the late 1970s. Also below is the first list of books you will need, this is far from the entire list but all we have… After 10 years, you’ll be better read than most college professors. By "Catholic" I do not mean RomanCatholic, but rather "according to the whole [the fullness ofChristianity]." $18.95. Below are documents in PDF files that you may download or read online. Editor’s note: Over the years, we’ve often received requests for a Tradition-friendly reading list to deepen Catholics’ knowledge of and sophistication on the Faith. Catechism of Saint Pius X (1908) This is the Catechism issued by Saint Pius X in 1908. 1: Faith (1948), commentary on Summa Theologica II-II.1-16 by Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, Christ the Saviour (1945), commentary on Summa Theologica III.1-26, 31-59 by Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, The Sacred Monster of Thomism : an introduction to the life and legacy of Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange by Richard Peddicord, Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma by Ludwig Ott, The Crucified Rabbi: Judaism and the Origins of Catholicism by Taylor Marshall, The Catholic Perspective on Paul: Paul and the Origins of Catholicism by Taylor Marshall, The Eternal City: Rome and the Origins of Catholicism by Taylor Marshall, Christendom I: Founding of Christendom by Warren Carroll, Christendom II: The Building of Christendom by Warren Carroll, Christendom III: The Glory of Christendom by Warren Carroll, Christendom IV: The Cleaving of Christendom by Warren Carroll, Triumph : The Power and the Glory of the Catholic Church by H. W. Crocker III, The Diary of a Country Priest by George Bernanos, Hopkins: Poetry and Prose by George Manley Hopkins, The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien, The Mother of the Saviour and our Interior Life by Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, Ineffabilis Deus Apostolic Constitution by Pope Pius IX, Munificentissimus Deus Apostolic Constitution by Pope Pius XII, 33 Days to Morning Glory: A Do-It-Yourself Retreat In Preparation for Marian Consecrationby Fr Michael Gaitley, All Generations Shall call me Blessed: Biblical Mariology by Fr Stephano Manelli, Plato: Complete Works Hardcover, John M. Cooper (Editor), D. S. Hutchinson (Editor), Complete Works of Aristotle, Vol. The Four Cardinal Virtues by Josef Pieper, The Intellectual Life by A. G. Sertillanges, Confessions of St. Augustine by Saint Augustine, Little Talks with God (modernized version of “The Dialogues”) by Saint Catherine, Dark Night of the Soul by Saint John of the Cross, The Way of Perfection by Saint Teresa of Avila, Story of a Soul by Saint Therese of Lisieux, The Great Means of Salvation and Perfection by Saint Alphonsus Liguori, Uniformity with God’s Will by Saint Alphonsus Liguori, Difficulties in Mental Prayer by Eugene Boylan, The Soul of the Apostolate by Jean-Baptiste Chautard, Abandonment to Divine Providence by Jean-Pierre De Caussade, Introduction to Devout Life by Saint Francis de Sales, Treatise on the Love of God by Saint Francis de Sales, Three Ages of Interior Life Volume I by Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, Three Ages of Interior Life Volume II by Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, Sinner’s Guide by Venerable Louis of Grenada, The Imitation of Christ by Thomas A. Kempis, True Devotion to the Holy Spirit by Luis M. Martinez, True Devotions by Saint Louis-Marie Grignion De Montfort, The Sadness of Christ by Saint Thomas More, Conversation with Christ by Peter T. Rohrbach, Theology for Beginners by Francis J. Sheed. Dr. Marshall asks students at the New Saint Thomas Institute to invest in the English Dominican version of the Summa theologiae. The Ultimate Apologist’s Reading List. It’s fantastic and underappreciated. The archives are essentially administrative rather than personal. Westminister Theological Seminary Reading List Alternate Labels Web Links Key Passages Reading List Note: from Westminster Theological Seminary 29 November 2011. This i… Coulter's Homepage: Good Counsel Retreat House: These book are recommended to help enhance the formation of Catholic seminarians and ongoing formation of Catholic Priests. Gary Coulter. The Emergence of the Catholic Tradition. Assumption Seminary’s goal is to enable Christ-centered men to grow and develop as collaborative and culturally … You need to understand Stoicism if you study Augustine or Thomas Aquinas. He recommends the following two Summa versions, one in Latin/English (best) and one in English only (better). This seminary exists for the personal, spiritual, theological and ministerial preparation of diocesan seminarians for the Roman Catholic Church. Blends Western psychology with Buddhism. Maynooth College archives are the administrative records of St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, founded in 1795 as the National Catholic Seminary in Ireland. Details about Seminarian's Reading List Major Seminary, St. Meinrad Historical Essays CATHOLIC. He never says too much. Answers to My Catholic Friends - Heinze, Thomas F. 62 pages, paperback, Chick. These books are easy to read and all less than 150 pages. Please don’t feel overwhelmed. Book List for Catholic Seminarians and Priests Recommended Formation Reading by Fr. All recommendations are grouped on a listing found on the Amazon.com website and the link is found at the end of this listing. The format followed will be listing of Author(s), Title, Publisher, Copyright, and ISBN Number. 2 (Barnes Edition). Sometimes at work, when I’m puzzling and pondering and trying to flesh out a word or idea, I swivel my chair away from the computer and turn to face my bookshelves. Sign up to receive my FREE Catholic updates via e-mail and receive a FREE copy of my e-book, Thomas Aquinas in 50 Pages: A Quick Layman's Guide to Thomism. Read 121 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This list starts off with Sacred Scripture and the Catechism--if you read nothing else on this list, make sure you read these. Download Share. Instead, this list should serve as a helpful guide for anyone who wants to learn how to defend the Faith. 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