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6 Clean Reads for Catholic and Christian Teens

Summer break is upon us, and that means bored teenagers who might need something to do besides play on their phones! If you're looking to encourage a teenage reader with faith-filled books that offer escape, adventure, and food for thought, look no further. Here are six recommendations for clean books for teens from Franciscan Media.
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7 Award-Winning Catholic Books

Franciscan Media's books were honored at the 2018 Catholic Press Association Awards this month! The awards honor the best in Catholic publishing from magazines, newspapers, websites, books, and more. In all, seven books from Franciscan Media and Servant Books received CPA Awards this year—learn more about them!
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5 Books on Catholic Saints to Read This Year

  If your New Year's resolution is to pay more attention to your spiritual life, then let the saints be your guide! These 5 books offer inspiration from Catholic saints to help you deepen your practices of prayer and virtue.
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2017 Christmas Gift Guide: Books for Future Priests and Aspiring Saints

In other posts we've offered ideas for Catholic books for children and teens; now here are some great ideas for Catholic books to give as gifts for adults!  
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2017 Christmas Gift Guide: Catholic Books for Teens

Young adulthood can be an important time for spiritual development. Encourage them in their faith by giving the gift of Catholic books that inspire without proselytizing. Want more? Check out our gift guides for children and adults!  
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2017 Christmas Gift Guide: Catholic Books for Children

  Here are a few of the best Catholic books to give children for Christmas! These books will get kids excited to learn more about Jesus, the saints, and their faith. Want more? Check out our gift guides for teens and adults!  
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National Catholic Reporter Honors Late Catholic Writer Brian Doyle

[This article originally appeared in the October 6-19, 2017 issue of the National Catholic Reporter.] Brian Doyle — poet, essayist and novelist — died too young from what he called "a big honkin' brain tumor" at age 60. He was "arguably" (as critics say) one of the best Catholic writers of his generation.
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5 Catholic Books on Gratitude and Thankfulness

We've got plenty to be thankful for! For Catholics, gratitude is more than a way to boost happiness or show others we appreciate them. It's a moral imperative that keeps our focus on God, the source of all our blessings. So it only makes sense that Franciscan Media would offer several Catholic books reminding us to be thankful for all we have. Here are five of our favorites.
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In Memory of Departed Catholic Authors

To mark the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (aka All Souls' Day), we wish to remember the authors we've had the honor of publishing who passed away in 2017. Their memories live on in their books and in the lives they touched.  
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8 Catholic Books Recommended by Franciscan Priests

  It probably goes without saying that at Franciscan Media, we love Catholic books! The priests who work alongside us love books too, so we asked a few of them what books they would recommend to Catholics and why. Here are some of their recommendations.
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