Recommended Reading

Listed below are books recommended by Traditional Catholics of Houston, Inc., the nonprofit organization that sponsors Saint Jude Shrine.

Father Denis Fahey

  • Any of the books written by Father Denis Fahey including, but not limited to:

    • Mental Prayer According to the Teaching of Saint Thomas Aquinas (1927)

    • Secret Societies and the Kingship of Christ (1928)

    • The Kingship of Christ According to the Principles of Saint Thomas Aquinas (1931)

    • The Social Rights of Our Divine Lord Jesus Christ the King Adapted from the French of Rev. A. Phillippe C.SS.R. by Fr. Denis Fahey C.S.Sr. (1932)

    • The Mystical Body of Christ in the Modern World (1935)

    • The Rulers of Russia (1938)

    • The Workingmen’s Guilds of the Middle Ages (1943) (A translation of the work by Dr. Godefroid Kurth C.S.G.)

    • The Kingship of Christ and Organized Naturalism (1943)

    • Money Manipulation and the Social Order (1944)

    • The Mystical Body of Christ and the Reorganization of Society (1945)

    • The Tragedy of James Connolly (1947)

    • The Rulers of Russia and the Russian Farmers (1948)

    • The Kingship of Christ and the Conversion of the Jewish Nation (1953)

    • The Church and Farming (1953)


  • The Book of Destiny by Father Bernard Kramer

  • The Four Last Things by Father Martin Von Cochem

  • The Catholic Girl's Guide by Father Lasance

  • Young Man's Guide by Father Lasance

  • Catholic Prophecy by Yves Dupont

  • Liberalism is a Sin by Father Sarda y Salvany

  • The Imitation of Christ by Thomas Kempis


  • The Father Lasance Missal (1945)

  • The Saint Andrew's Missal (1959)

  • The Saint Joseph's Missal (1959)


  • The Haydock Bible - Compiled in 1859 by Reverend George Leo Haydock

  • The Original and True Rheims New Testament of Anno Domini 1582 - transliterated with modern type fonts by Dr. William Von Peters


  • My Catholic Faith; A Catechism in Pictures,1954 Edition - by Most Reverend Louis LaRavoire Morrow, D.D.

  • The Catechism Explained; An Exhaustive Explanation of the Catholic Religion, 1899 - by Rev. Francis Spirago and Rev. Richard F. Clarke, S.J.