AUDIO BOOKS-CATHOLIC

 

I am posting links to audio books available for free at Librivox.org; the only books I'm posting are those which I know to be Catholic.  These books are all in the public domain and read by (excellent) volunteers. 

This is a new project, there will be more books to come.

I would recommend you download the zip mp3 file for the entire book rather than individual chapters.  

Enjoy and learn!

Sue K.

A

The Life and Doctrine of St Catherine of Genoa by Anonymous

A Year with the Saints by Anonymous

First Communion Days by A Sister of Notre Dame 

 

True Stories for First Communicants

 

Didache by the Apostolic Fathers

The City of God by St. Augustine

The Book of Divine Consolation of the Blessed Angela of Foligno

Confessions of St. Augustine

 The Enchiridion by St. Augustine

 St. Thomas Aquinas

Summa Theologica, Pars Prima, Q. 1-26

Summa Theologica, Pars Prima, Q. 27-49 The Trinity and Creation

Summa Theologica, Pars Prima, Q. 50-74 The Angels and the Six Days

On Cleaving to God by St. Albert the Great

On Union with God by St. Albert the Great

Uniformity with God's Will by St. Alphonsus Liguori

Devotions of St. Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury

On the Incarnation by St. Athanasisus

B

The Seven Words on the Cross by St. Robert Bellarmine

13 Works by Hilaire Belloc

including The French Revolution, The Servile State, The Free Press, Poems and various children's books

 

The following author, Monsignor Robert Hugh Benson, son of the Anglican Archbisop of Canterbury, converted to the Roman Catholic Church. He was privy chamberlain to Pope St. Pius X.

Confessions of a Convert by Mons. Robert H. Benson

 

Lord of the World by Mons. Robert H. Benson

 

The Friendship of Christ by Mons. Robert H.Benson

Come Rack! Come Rope! by Mons. Robert H. Benson


The Dawn of All by Mons. Robert H. Benson

9 Books for Children: Angel Food by Rev. Gerald Brennan

 

The Consolation of Philosophy by St. Boethius

 

On Loving God by St. Bernard

Baltimore Catechism No. 2

Garcia Moreno by Augustine Berthe

Five Children's Books by Eva K. Betz

including The Knight of Molokai, Yankee at Molokai, The Man Who Fought the Devil, The Quiet Flame, and The Priest on Horseback

Holy Bible New Testament Douay-Rheims

Lives of the Saints with Reflections for Every Day of the Year by Alban Bultler

C

The Spiritual Dialogue by St. Catherine of Genoa

Treatise on Purgatory by St. Catherine of Genoa

 

39 Works of GK Chesterton

Too many to list individually. There are many to recommend, Eugenics and Other Evils especially.

NEW ADDITIONS!!! The Everlasting Man and more, a much more thorough archive of works of Chesterton:

List of links to more Chesteron audio books

 

 

 

Commentary on Galatians by St. John Chrysostom

The Sermon on the Mount Commentary by St. John Chrysostom

The Dialogue of St. Catherine of Sienna in 5 parts:

The Dialogue of St. Catherine of Sienna part 1 The first part, A Treatise of Divine Providence, discusses love of God, love of neighbor, and how all sins and virtues ultimately hinge on actions towards one's neighbor.

The Dialogue of St. Catherine of Sienna part 2 The second part of the book, "A Treatise on Discretion", discusses how all good things must be done with discretion, which is part of love; how Christ is like a bridge; how virtues and good works should not be done out of fear or as an end in themselves, but out of love; and how the soul should learn to love God unconditionally as a friend and adopted child, not just for God's good gifts.

The Dialogue of St. Catherine of Sienna part 3 The third part of the book, "A Treatise on Prayer", discusses all sorts of things: the value of tears, Communion, priests, a good death, and of course prayer.

The Dialogue of St. Catherine of Sienna part 4 The third part of the book, "A Treatise on Obedience", discusses Christ's obedience, the way that obedience enhances other virtues, and how obedience is promoted by the religious life.

The Dialogue of St. Catherine of Sienna part 5 The fifth and final part of the book, comprised of the translator's Introduction (giving historical information), and his appendix, a letter from one of St. Catherine's associates telling about her death.

That Christ is One by St. Cyril of Alexandria

D

The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

Abandonment to Divine Providence by Jean-Pierre de Caussades

A Crown for Joanna by Sister Mary Jean Dorcy

E

The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ by Bl. Anne Catherine Emmerich

History of the Christian Church by Eusebius Caesarea

F

Kindness by Father Frederick Faber

Flowers from the Garden of St. Francis of Assisi for Every Day of the Year by St. Francis of Assisi

The Consoling Thoughts of St. Francis de Sales

Of the Love of God by St. Francis de Sales

But Thy love and Thy Grace by Rev. Fr. Francis J Finn

G

Pastoral Care by Pope St. Gregory the Great

The Sign of the Cross in the Nineteenth Century by Jean Joseph Gaume

Prayer: Its Necessity, Its Power, Its Conditions by Ferreol Girardey

On the Exercises of Piety by Jean Guibert

On Piety by Jean Guibert

H

Just Stories that Never Grow Old by Winfrid Herbst (children)

A Memoir of the Life and Character of the Rev.Prince Demetrius A. de Gallitzin by Thomas Heyden

Treatise on Christ and Antichrist by St. Hippolytus of Rome

Good Morning Boys and Girls! by Rev. Thomas J. Hosty (children)

A Candle for Our Lady by Regina Victoria Hunt (children)

I

Epistles of St. Ignatius of Antioch

The Autobiography of St. Ignatius Loyola

Against Heresies by St. Irenaeus

J

The Orthodox Faith by St. John of Damascus

St. Francis of Assisi: A Biography Johannes Jorgensen

Revelations of Divine Love by St. Julian of Norwich

The First Apology by St. Justin Martyr

The Second Apology of St. Justin Martyr

K

For Greater Things: the Story of Saint Stanislaus Kostka by William Kane

The Immitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis

Stories for God's Little Ones by Father John Koenig (children)

L

Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence

Spiritual Maxims of Brother Lawrence (1611-1691)

 Sermons of Pope St. Leo the Great

The Marvels of Divine Grace by Alice Lady Lovat

M

History of the Catholic Church from the Renaissance to the Reformation vol 1by Rev James Maccaffrey

Sin and Its Consequences by Henry Edward Cardinal Manning

The Love of Jesus to Penitents by Henry Edward Cardinal Manning

A Treatise on the True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin by St. Louis-Marie Gingnon de Montfort

My Bible History The New Testament by Louis Laravoire Morrow (children)

My Bible History the Old Testament by Louis Laravoire Morrow (children)

Utopia by St. Thomas More

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The Lausiac History by Palladius

Q

Light and Peace: Instructions for Devout Souls to Dispel Their Doubts and Fears by Carlo Giuseppe Quadrupani

R

Eddie of Jackson's Gang by Brother Ernest Ryan (children)

S

Audio Articles by Archbishop Fulton Sheen

St. Charles Borromeo a Sketch of the Reforming Cardinal by Louise Stacpoole-Kenny

The Lepers of Molokai by Charles Warren Stoddard

T

The Book of the Foundations by St. Teresa of Avila

Conceptions of Divine Love by St. Teresa of Avila

The Interior Castle by Saint Teresa of Avila

The Way of Perfection Saint Teresa of Avila

The Story of a Soul by St. Therese of Lisieux

U

The Endowments of Man Considered in Relations with His Final End by William Bernard Ullathorne

The Groundwork of the Christian Virtues by William Bernard Ullathorne

V

Fraternal Charity by Fr. Benoit Valuy

W

Fabiola or The Church of the Catacombs by Cardinal Nicholas Patrick Wiseman

The Outlaws of Ravenhurst by Sr. Imelda Wallace (children)

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Comment by Flavia Talladen Schott on October 7, 2016 at 6:28am

Deo gratias! 

Thanks so much for this privilege of free access of the most important literature and history of our lives.! Ave Maria!

Comment by Sue K on July 17, 2015 at 11:32am

These make wonderful gifts for mission priests who have to travel great distances to bring us the sacraments.  Find out what playing device they have, CD or MP3 player, before you burn the discs. 

Comment by Dawn Marie on June 15, 2015 at 6:13pm

Sue I'm copying your post and pasting it in the Kingship of Christ Study Group.  Excellent find!  Thank you+

Comment by Sue K on June 15, 2015 at 11:29am

The Great Encyclical Letters of Pope Leo XIII  This is a must read for a good these tiresome days so filled with nonsense!  Pope Leo addresses many of the crazy issues we hear about today, albeit before they "bloomed" (marriage, government, freemasonry and naturalism, religious synchronicity, etc.) giving sound reason to combat the jabberwockies.  Definitely a 5* read.

Comment by Veronica Mowery on May 7, 2015 at 8:52pm

Getting ready for a new Homeschool year and found some gems, thank you!

Comment by Sue K on March 30, 2015 at 11:39pm

Sunny-Gem, I agree, alleluia audio books is a wonderful website. They are continually adding more books.  Here's another great site: Catholic Audio Books.  You can sign up on both sites to be e.mailed new listings!  I also heard By Thy Love and Grace.  So many great books are available: a new addition is the encyclicals of Pope Leo XIII, The Glories of Mary, and True Devotion to Mary.  Not enough time to hear them all.  Thanks to all the devoted readers of these books.

Comment by isabelle de mers on December 13, 2014 at 9:10pm

The Life of Mary as seen by the mystics is a WONDERFUL book, compiled by Raphael Brown...published by TAN books 1951....an easy read and gets one in touch with OUR MOTHERS LIFE...

Isabelle

Comment by Alison Romano on October 16, 2014 at 7:33pm

Thank you for all these wonderful titles.  What a treasure chest.  

Comment by Sue K on October 5, 2014 at 12:35am

Thanks, I love sharing these great books.  I'll be adding more books this winter.

Comment by Dominic Solis on October 1, 2014 at 12:30am

Thank you so much for this!

Comment by Sarah Louise Rita Armstrong on September 18, 2014 at 3:40am

Thankyou so much for putting this together Sue! What a treasury of books!!

Comment by Sue K on June 1, 2014 at 11:58am

Thanks, Dawn. Sorry, Isabelle, I couldn't find that book in free audio format.  The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ by Bl. Catherine Emmerich of course has lots of wonderful information about St. Joseph.

Comment by Dawn Marie on February 20, 2014 at 6:32pm

I didn't find it in audio but visual I did.

 

DIVINE FAVORS GRANTED TO ST. JOSEPH-BY PERE BINET S.J.

Comment by isabelle de mers on February 19, 2014 at 10:05pm

I wish to read"Divine Favors granted to ST Joseph, by Pere Benet.. 177 pages...published by Tan, I think....

Gratefully yours, Isabelle Demers

Comment by Dawn Marie on September 21, 2013 at 9:19pm
Comment by Alley on September 6, 2013 at 5:45pm

The Mystical City of God are my favorite book (s) but I have not been able to find

it in audio form either.

I'm looking for the family that over took Christ too and The Three religious Rebels !

Comment by Sue K on August 26, 2013 at 8:19pm

Haven't been able to find The Mystical City, DM. I'll keep looking. It was already on my search list! People are always posting newly completed books. I will defiantly keep it in mind. I've been listening to The Dialogues of St. Catherine of Siena and Pastoral Care Pope St Gregory. What wonderful writing...very helpful material.

Comment by Dawn Marie on August 25, 2013 at 6:30pm
Comment by Dawn Marie on August 25, 2013 at 4:45pm

Dear Susan,

Can you find "The Mystical City of God by Mary of Agreda?

Thanks so much

IMH
DM

Comment by isabelle de mers on August 16, 2013 at 10:41pm

What a priceless link to these Holy books.Is there anything the Crusaders have not covered? I am truly blessed.You are appreciated.

Isabelle.

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