Cleansing Fire

Defending Truth and Tradition in the Roman Catholic Church

Recommended Reading

The following are books which are worthy of perusing. They all reflect orthodoxy, and are rooted in genuine Catholic teaching. You may consider this our “Imprimatur” page.

  • The Spiritual Direction of Saint Claude de la Colombiere, Ignatius Press
  • The Spirit of the Liturgy, Ignatius Press – Written by then-Cardinal Ratzinger
  • The Screwtape Letters, by C.S. Lewis
  • The Mass and the Saints, Ignatius Press
  • The Everlasting Man, by G.K. Chesterton

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