Catholicism has a rich heritage of engaging the whole person in an ever deepening quest to know the living God. Saint Clement offers multiple opportunities to learn this deep and rich heritage and trace its ever moving development. This continuous exploration is essential to fully living the Christian life.

Staff Recommended Resources

Book Resources for Adults

  • Catholic Spirituality for Adults series: Search this series at orbisbooks.com for complete list of titles and authors.
  • With Open Hands by Henri Nouwen: Reflections on prayer.
  • The How-To Book of the Mass: Everything You Need to Know but No One Ever Taught You by Michael Dubriel
  • Rediscovering Catholicism by Matthew Kelly
  • Give Us This Day series from Liturgical Press: Published monthly, a lectionary based daily prayer including reflections and stories on the saints.
  • Catholic Customs & Traditions: A Popular Guide by Greg Dues
  • United States Catholic Catechism for Adults: A very accessible presentation of our Catholic beliefs; written by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
  • Catholic Study Bible from Oxford Univ. Press: New American Bible translation with extensive fascinating commentary.
  • Prayer by Joyce Rupp
  • Introduction to the Bible: A Catholic Guide to Studying Scripture by Stephen J. Binz
  • My Life with the Saints by James Martin

Children, Teens, and Family

  • The Clown of God by Tommie DePaola
  • God Gave Us You by Lisa T. Bergen
  • The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robertson
  • He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands by Kadir Nelson
  • You Are Special by Max Lucado
  • A is for Altar, B is for Bible by Judith Lang Main (Preschool)
  • Loyola Kids Book of Saints by Amy Welborn (3rd grade & up)
  • The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth, 2ed, by Brian Singer-Towns
  • The DK Illustrated Family Bible by Claude-Bernard Costecalde (author), Peter Dennis (illustrator)
  • The Action Bible by Doug Mauss (editor), Sergio Cariello (illustrator): graphic novel introduction to the bible with stunning illustrations. Great for older kids.



  • Laudate: A comprehensive app including Daily Mass Readings, Liturgy of Hours, New American Bible, the Rosary, and more!
  • My Year of Faith: Providing an online community of daily catechesis and challenges for spiritual growth.
  • Catholic Mass Times Church Directory:  Helps you locate the nearest churches and Mass times.
  • Saint of the Day: From AmericanCatholic.org.

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