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The Spiritual Combat by Lorenzo Scupoli (Summary+Review)
13:30
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7 Views · 4 days ago

#spiritualcombat #lorenzoscupoli #catholicbookreview

"The Spiritual Combat" is one of the most popular (and best?) Catholic books of all time. It contains general advice for all Catholics and explains in what the spiritual combat consists/ what Christian perfection is.

Read the book online for free:
English: https://stjudetheapostleparish.....org/pdf/books/spiri

German: http://www.kath-zdw.ch/maria/d....er.geistliche.kampf.

Listen to the book online for free:
English: https://youtu.be/4FSX5PRF3O0

Rating system:
10/10 breathtaking, must read
9/10 really good
8/10 good
7/10 good (maybe not for everyone)
6/10 and less: I try to read good books lol so that rating should not occur

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The Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis (Summary+Review)
10:03
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4 Views · 4 days ago

#problemofpain #cslewis #christianbookreview
How can there be hell if a good God exists? Why do people suffer? Is God a moral monster? C.S. Lewis tries to answer these question in his apologetic book "The Problem of Pain".

Read the book online for free:
English: http://www.samizdat.qc.ca/cosm....os/philo/PDFs/Proble

Listen to the book online for free:
English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_efsOJ2OrYQ

Rating system:
10/10 breathtaking, must read
9/10 really good
8/10 good
7/10 good (maybe not for everyone)
6/10 and less: I try to read good books lol so that rating should not occur

My Twitter: https://twitter.com/BiblicalWorm

You can contact me here: thebiblicalbookworm@gmail.com

Image source: https://www.amazon.de/Problem-....Pain-Lewis-Signature

The Imitation of Christ by Thomas Kempis (Summary+Review)
6:24
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4 Views · 4 days ago

#imitationofchrist #famouscatholicbook #catholicbookreview

The Imitation of Christ is probably the most popular devotional book after the Bible. It is used eg. during the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, for the preparation for the consecration to Mary by St. Louis de Montfort and of course also read in general by all Catholics.

Read the book online for free:

English: https://d2y1pz2y630308.cloudfr....ont.net/15471/docume

German: https://www.kleine-spirituelle....-seite.de/files/temp

Listen to the book online for free:
English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvH3BsXQjmw

Rating system:
10/10 breathtaking, must read
9/10 really good
8/10 good
7/10 good (maybe not for everyone)
6/10 and less: I try to read good books lol so that rating should not occur

My Twitter: https://twitter.com/BiblicalWorm

You can contact me here: thebiblicalbookworm@gmail.com

Image source: https://www.amazon.com/Imitati....on-Christ-Timeless-C

Letter to the Friends of the Cross by St. Louis de Montfort (Summary+Review)
8:35
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6 Views · 4 days ago

St. Louis explains how to become a saint and of what Christian holiness consists. He explains why and how we should carry our crosses and gives us 14 rules to do that.

Read the book online for free:
English: http://www.montfortian.info/wr....itings/files/A-Lette

Listen to the book online for free:
English: https://youtu.be/yzIhrdwRO1I

Rating system:
10/10 breathtaking, must read
9/10 really good
8/10 good
7/10 good (maybe not for everyone)
6/10 and less: I try to read good books lol so that rating should not occur

My Twitter: https://twitter.com/BiblicalWorm

You can contact me here: thebiblicalbookworm@gmail.com

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Fewness of the Saved by St. Leonard of Port Maurice
7:20
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11 Views · 4 days ago

#heaven #hell #catholisism

How many people go to hell? St. Leonard of Port Maurice explains in his sermon why most theologians agree on a small number of saved. After that he argues that this does not contradict God's goodness and is not a reason to loose hope.

Fr. Mike, Do all good people got to heaven: https://youtu.be/TT4JAxfhgcQ

Read the text online for free:
English: https://www.olrl.org/snt_docs/fewness.shtml

Listen to the text online for free:
English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sr8Z9o9rB9M

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Humility of Heart by Fr. Cajetan (Gaetano) da Bergamo (Summary+Review)
11:03
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11 Views · 11 days ago

#humilityofheart #cajetandabergamo #catholicbookreview
Why is humility so important? What is that even and how to recognize it? Why is pride sinful? You don't harm anyone... Fr. Cajetan answers these questions in this book. It is an absolute must-read for everyone.

Read the book online for free:
English: https://d2y1pz2y630308.cloudfr....ont.net/15471/docume

Listen to the book online for free:
English: https://youtu.be/ZLliU0azleA

Rating system:
10/10 breathtaking, must read
9/10 really good
8/10 good
7/10 good (maybe not for everyone)
6/10 and less: I try to read good books lol so that rating should not occur

My Twitter: https://twitter.com/BiblicalWorm

You can contact me here: thebiblicalbookworm@gmail.com

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How to Do & Live the Total Consecration to Mary
10:03
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38 Views · 1 month ago

#howtoconsecration #totalconsecration #mary

How to do the Total Consecration to Mary? How to get started? What books do you need? What do you do after you have consecrated yourself to Mary? How to be a slave of Mary?!

Possible dates to start the consecration: https://www.allheartsafire.org..../33-days-to-morning-

Preparation book in German for free: https://das-goldene-buch.info/

"Secret of Mary" free audiobook: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HknvAhjzHtU

"Secret of Mary" free pdf: https://www.catholicbible101.c....om/St_%20Louis%20de%

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Image source: https://www.amazon.com/Prepara....tion-Total-Consecrat

Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Ávila (Summary+Review)
11:06
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22 Views · 1 month ago

#teresaofavila #doctorofthechurch #catholicbookreview

St. Teresa of Ávila (Spain) lived from 1515 to 1582 and is one of the four female Doctors of the Church. In this video I summarize and review her book “Interior Castle”.

Article about the Interior Castle:

https://prodigalcatholic.com/2....018/06/05/summary-of

Listen online for free:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J63e3XNA9WA

Read online for free:

http://www.documentacatholicaomnia.eu/03d/1515-1582,_Teresa_d'Avila,_The_Interior_Castle_Of_The_Mansions,_EN.pdf

Rating system:
10/10 breathtaking, must read
9/10 really good
8/10 good
7/10 good (maybe not for everyone)
6/10 and less: I try to read good books lol so that rating should not occur

You can contact me here: thebiblicalbookworm@gmail.com

Image source: https://www.bookdepository.com..../Interior-Castle-Ter

An Easy Way to Become a Saint by Fr. Paul O´Sullivan (Summary+Review)
14:31
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9 Views · 1 month ago

#howtobecomeasaint #beasaint #catholicbookreview
In “An Easy Way To Become A Saint” Fr. Paul O´Sullivan gives us easy to follow advice on how we can become saints without fulfilling any great missions or practicing asceticism.

Read online for free:

English:
https://ia800803.us.archive.org/13/items/AnEasyWayToBecomeASaintOSullivanFr.PaulO.P.E.D.M./An%20Easy%20Way%20to%20Become%20a%20Saint%20-%20O'Sullivan,%20Fr.%20Paul,%20O.P.%20(E.D.M.).pdf

Listen online for free:

English:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cq4PfGMTtrU

Rating system:
10/10 breathtaking, must read
9/10 really good
8/10 good
7/10 good (maybe not for everyone)
6/10 and less: I try to read good books lol so that rating should not occur

You can contact me here: thebiblicalbookworm@gmail.com

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7 Reasons to Read Spiritual Books | 2022 Motivation
11:30
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14 Views · 1 month ago

#catholicmotivation #christianmotivation

Read spiritual books. Become a saint.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Pray, Decide and Don't Worry by Fr. Mike, Jackie and Bobby  @Ascension Presents   (Summary+Review)
8:35
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14 Views · 1 month ago

#discernment #vocation #catholicbookreview

In this video I summarize and review a book on discernment by 3 Fr. Mike Schmitz, Jackie & Bobby Angel. As that team of autors includes a priest and a married couple, the book gives insights into the religious life as well as the vocation to marriage.

*I forgot to mention why chapter 3 is called "silence": here we are advised to listen to God and in order to do that we need silence.

Great video on taking action in discernment: https://youtu.be/NaXv3j8NuAQ

Ascension Presents: https://youtube.com/c/AscensionPresents

Rating system:
10/10 breathtaking, must read
9/10 really good
8/10 good
7/10 good (maybe not for everyone)
6/10 and less: I try to read good books lol so that rating should not occur

You can contact me here: thebiblicalbookworm@gmail.com

Image source: https://media.ascensionpress.c....om/video/do-i-have-t
https://jackieandbobby.com/about/
https://www.amazon.de/Pray-Dec....ide-Dont-Worry-Disce

Effects of Total Consecration to Mary by St. Louis de Montfort
10:46
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13 Views · 1 month ago

#totalconsecration #mary #miracles

The Total Consecration to Mary was one of the best things that happend in my life. In this video I explain what can happen when we entrust ourselves to Mary with this consecration by sharing the testimonies of other people.
Disclaimer: The survey that I conducted is not scientific, I do not try to prove that every single person that does this consecration will experience a miracle. Still, the power of this consecration striking.

Timestamps:

00:00 Intro
01:03 Theory
03:01 How I did it
04:19 Results

A Message of Hope: https://www.youtube.com/channe....l/UC02XZL2mq0itGTQXD

The Religious Hippie: https://www.youtube.com/channe....l/UCX7C7Gh0oHVfvj5WK

Jackie & Bobby Angel on that consecration: https://youtu.be/6kgKbNfCPx0

The Religious Hippie on Consecrations in general: https://youtu.be/WY-AWITNyBY

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You can contact me here: thebiblicalbookworm@gmail.com

Scivias by St. Hildegard of Bingen (Summary+Review)
11:06
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11 Views · 1 month ago

#hildegardofbingen #doctorofthechurch #catholicbookreview
Scivias is the first theological book of St. Hildegard of Bingen (Germany). In this video I will summarize her visions on the 5 types of people who receive Holy Communion as well as the end of times/the future of the Church.

Article about the book:
https://www.healthyhildegard.c....om/scivias-illustrat

Rating system:
10/10 breathtaking, must read
9/10 really good
8/10 good
7/10 good (maybe not for everyone)
6/10 and less: I try to read good books lol so that rating should not occur

You can contact me here: thebiblicalbookworm@gmail.com

Image source: https://www.amazon.com/Scivias....-Hildegard-Bingen-Tr

Dialogue of St. Catherine of Siena (Summary+Review)
9:21
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14 Views · 1 month ago

#catherinofesiena #doctorofthechurch #catholicbookreview

In this video I summarize and review the book "Dialogue" by St. Catherine of Siena (Italy) who is one of the currently 4 doctors of the church. She was a Dominican tertiary as her parents didn´t allow her to enter the convent and become a religious sister.

Read the book online for free:
English: https://www.catholicplanet.com..../ebooks/Dialogue-of-

Listen to the book online for free:
English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwsC6zbrjRs

Rating system:
10/10 breathtaking, must read
9/10 really good
8/10 good
7/10 good (maybe not for everyone)
6/10 and less: I try to read good books lol so that rating should not occur

You can contact me here: thebiblicalbookworm@gmail.com

Image source: https://www.amazon.de/Dialogue....-St-Catherine-Siena-

Uniformity with God's Will by St. Alphonsus Liguori (Summary+Review)
9:04
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48 Views · 2 months ago

#uniformitywithgodswill #alphonsusliguori #catholicbookreview

"Uniformity with God´s Will" is a famous book or rather booklet by St. Alphonsus Liguori.

Read online for free:

English:
https://www.catholicspirituald....irection.org/uniform

German:
http://www.gottliebtuns.com/do....c/Alfons%20von%20Lig

Listen online for free:

English:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKXcKnGuwrg

Fr. Mike explains that becoming a saint equals doing God´s Will:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3B3nUjmP0-Q


Rating system:
10/10 breathtaking, must read
9/10 really good
8/10 good
7/10 good (maybe not for everyone)
6/10 and less: I try to read good books lol so that rating should not occur

You can contact me here: thebiblicalbookworm@gmail.com

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Catholic Match Review (+Timestamps)
12:10
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41 Views · 2 months ago

#catholicmatch #catholicdating #catholicappreview

In this video I review CatholicMatch.

Timestamps:

Intro 00:00
Who is CM for 00:50
Reasons to overthink it 01:31
Do you get good matches 03:42
Outside of the US? 05:09
Attractiveness 06:06
What I liked about CM 06:57
What do you get for free 08:31
Misconceptions 09:47
What to do instead 11:07

Sources:

Who is the app for, according to itself:
https://www.catholicmatch.com/about

General info about CM:
https://www.datingscout.com/catholicmatch/review

A Message of Hope video about CM vs loneliness:
https://youtu.be/Pu_GJCaIES8

Emiliy Wilson about online dating vs. seeking approval:
https://youtu.be/wtwwi4FgLrc

Ali Abdaal, the “productivity guru”:
https://www.youtube.com/c/aliabdaal

A Catholic Mom´s Life Tips for Singles:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irhxRPWk2eQ

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How To Be Happy By Matt Fradd (Summary+Review)
18:32
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20 Views · 2 months ago

#mattfradd #happiness #catholicbookreview

"How to be happy - St. Thomas´ secret to a good life" is a book that has been published recently. The author is Matt Fradd, who has a YouTube channel called Pints With Aquinas with currently 176,000 subscribers.

Link to his channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/PintsWithAquinas

Timestamps:
Intro 00:00
General info about the book 00:56
Sin doesn´t make us happy (7 deadly sins) 03:10
Does money make you happy? 10:05
Does fame make you happy? 11:25
What makes us happy? 12:03
What to do when sad 13:02
Scrupels? 16:20
My opinion 17:35

Study about happiness gap: https://www.pewresearch.org/fa....ct-tank/2019/01/31/a

Another interesting study about happiness called "Nuns don´t have midlife crisis" https://daily.jstor.org/nuns-d....ont-have-midlife-cri

Rating system:
10/10 breathtaking, must read
9/10 really good
8/10 good
7/10 good (maybe not for everyone)
6/10 and less: I try to read good books lol so that rating should not occur

You can contact me here: thebiblicalbookworm@gmail.com

Image sources: https://soundcloud.com/matt-fradd
https://www.amazon.com/How-Be-....Happy-Thomas-Secret/

How to Be Happy - How to Be Holy by Fr. Paul O´Sullivan (Summary+Review)
10:03
Biblical Bookworm
22 Views · 2 months ago

#howtobeholy #rosary #catholicbookreview

Feeling down? Maybe this book will help you and put a smile on your face. You don´t think that praying will help? After filming this video I randomly found an article with the title: "Nuns don´t have midlife crises". There seems to be a connection between prayer and happinness :)
(link: https://daily.jstor.org/nuns-d....ont-have-midlife-cri
Romans 8:28 "And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose."

Rating system:
10/10 breathtaking, must read
9/10 really good
8/10 good
7/10 good (maybe not for everyone)
6/10 and less: I try to read good books lol so that rating should not occur

Listen online for free:

English:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ozJlNsUQPs

Fr. Mike Schmitz explains the suffering of Jesus on the cross:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSAxU33QhNA&t=247s

The case for Christ full movie in English:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1W1Wzqnvdww

Sunday sermon about happiness I found interesting/helpful:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8tT

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The Life Of St. Joseph by Maria Baij (Summary+Review)
6:23
Biblical Bookworm
17 Views · 2 months ago

#catholicbookreview #stjoseph #catholicbookreview

Looking for a book about St. Joseph? You know nothing about him except that he existed? Watch this video! This book about his life was recommended to me from several people, maybe you like it :)

Rating system:
10/10 breathtaking, must read
9/10 really good
8/10 good
7/10 good (maybe not for everyone)
6/10 and less: I try to read good books lol so that rating should not occur

Read online for free:

Italian: http://www.reginamundi.info/Sa....n-Giuseppe/VitaSanGi

I couldn´t find any free versions in English but the book exists in English so you can buy it online.

You can contact me here: thebiblicalbookworm@gmail.com

Spiritual Exercises Of St. Ignatius Of Loyola Explained (+Experience_Review)
13:49
Biblical Bookworm
14 Views · 2 months ago

#spiritualexercises #ignatianretreat #retreat

Have you ever heard of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola? Do you consider doing them but have no idea what you can expect? This video is for you!

Timestamps:
Intro 00:00
Who was St. Ignatius 00:53
What are the spiritual exercises 02:21
What do you do there 03:39
Rules 05:48
Is it fun 07:14
What to expect 08:46
Will you find out your vocation 10:16
Why you should do them 11:42
Age restrictions 12:52
Should YOU do them 13:23

Movie recommendations:

Ignacio de Loyola (2016)

Trailer English:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfuaLkKjynI

Full movie for free in Spanish:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKq7stKxb90

All or Nothing: Sr. Clare Crockett

Full movie in English (available in multiple languages):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0LKZm2BqZo

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