Links and Resources

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Cursillo - Kansas City Kansas -

Cursillo - National Center -

Cursillo - Region VI -

Cursillo - USA Links - -

Catholic Answers -

Catholics Come Home - - Very good resource for Catholics, Used To Be Catholic, and Not Catholic

Catholic Company - - a  great Morning Offering daily email.

Catholic News Service -

Catholic Prayers -

Catholics Come Home -

Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph -

Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas -

EWTN - - Great resource for books, CDs, etc.  Catholic TV

Lighthouse Catholic Media - - Source for books & CDs.  Catholic CD of the Month Club.

Mass Times -

Saint Joseph Communications - - Source for books, CDs, etc.

The Bishop Helmsing Institute -

Apostolate of the Diocese of KCSJ to aid the lay faithful in knowing, loving, and serving God

The Catholic Radio Network - - Local Catholic radio

The Mary Foundation (CatholiCity) - - Source for CDs, etc.

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops - - Great resource to validate and verify our teachings and status of current events.  Daily readings, etc.

Vatican (English) -

Vatican (Spanish) -

Vatican Information Service -

Zenit News Agency (English) -

Audio/Video Clips

Cursillo Interview on KEXS January 2013

Dr. John Purk with Deacon Justin McMenamy & Ken Sittenauer (30 mins)

Andie's Isle -

Many different inspirational video clips.

Local Book and Gift Stores


I. Donnelly Co., 6601 Troost, Kansas City, MO 64131, (816) 363-2828,


On A Wing And A Prayer, 6409 N. Prospect Ave, Gladstone, MO 64119, (816) 453-7705,

Sacred Heart Books and Gifts, 14202 Pier Place, Liberty, MO 64068, (816) 415-4301,


Totally Catholic (web-only, locally owned) -


Trinity House, 7287 W. 97th, Overland Park, KS 66212, (913) 652-0080

Resources to have (study and discuss!) in your home

Bible (New American Bible, Revised Edition) - preferably a study or cross-referenced footnoted edition

Catechism Of The Catholic Church

Compendium Of The Catechism Of The Catholic Church - shorter, easier reading version, Q&A format

Vatican Council II Documents - many different publications - one by Austin Flannery O.P. is a good one

YOUCAT (Catechism for Youth) -

Mobile Apps

Can be found by searching on Google Play Store (Android) or iTunes (Apple)


Ava Maria Radio

Catholic Talk Radio

Catholic Chaplets

Dynamic Cathoic Radio


Fulton Sheen


Learn the Catholic Prayers

Lighthouse Catholic Study Bible


Mobile Prayerbook


Revevant Radio


The Popes App

The Way

Authors to get to know


Aquilina, Mike

A Year with the Church Fathers

The Apostles and Their Times

Barber, MD, Pierre

A Doctor at Calvary

Barclay, William (was not Catholic, but a resource recommended by Archbishop Fulton Sheen.)

The New Daily Study Bible (book & CD, 17 Volumes on the New Testament)


Barron, Fr./Bishop Robert -

Catholicism (10 episodes DVD series)

Following The Call Of Christ (CD)

Seven Deadly Sins - Seven Lively Virtues (CD)

Who Do You Say That I Am (CD)


Blum, Susan

The Ministry of Evangelization

Burke, Dan

Into the Deep


Cardaronella, Marc

Keep Your Kids Catholic: Sharing Your Faith and Making It Stick

Crocker III, W.H.

Triumph: The Power and the Glory of the Catholic Church: A 2,000-Year History


Cavins, Jeff -

I'm Not Being Fed (book & CD)

The Hidden Power Of Confession (CD)

Walking With God


Dematte, Dan

Holiness Revolution


Doherty, Catherine de Hueck  (recommended by Fr. Larry Richards)

The Gospel Without Compromise (read first)

Living The Gospel Without Compromise (read second)


d'Elbee, Fr. Jean C. J.

I Believe in Love


Fernandez, Fr. Francis

In Conversation With God (7 volumes of daily meditations)

Flynn, Vinny

7 Secrets of Confession


Gaitley, Fr. Michael

33 Days to Morning Glory (prep for Marian Consecration)

Consoling the Heart of Jesus


Gibbons, James Cardinal

Faith of Our Fathers (free download at


Graf, Gary

And God Said - Tee It Up!


Hahn, Dr. Scott -

A Father Who Keeps His Promises

Abba or Allah (CD)

Evangelizing Catholics

Hail Holy Queen

How To Bring Fallen Away Catholics Back (CD)

How To Get The Most Out Of Mass (CD)

Lord Have Mercy

Making Sense Out Of Suffering (CD)

Rome Sweet Home

The Creed

The Fourth Cup (CD)

The Healing Power Of Confession (CD)

The Lamb's Supper (book & CD)


Hahn, Kimberly

Dating And Courtship (CD)

How To Apply Our Faith To Our Families (CD)


Hunt, Allen

Everybody Needs to Forgive Somebody

Nine Words


Jurgens, William

The Faith Of The Early Fathers (3 volume set)


Keating, Karl -

Catholicism and Fundamentalism

What Catholics Really Believe


Kelly, Matthew -

A Call To Joy (book & CD)

Beautiful HOPE (with several other authors)

Beautiful MERCY (with several other authors)

Becoming The-Best-Version-Of-Yourself (CD)

Building Better Families (book & CD)

Don't Just Try...Train! (CD)

Off Balance

Our Lives Change When Our Habits Change (CD)

Perfectly Yourself

Rediscover Catholicism

Rediscover Jesus

Rediscover Lent

Resisting Happiness

The Book Of Courage

The Four Signs Of A Dynamic Catholic

The One Thing

The Rhythm Of Life

The Seven Levels of Intimacy (book & CD)

The Seven Pillars Of Catholic Spirituality (CD & DVD)

Kempis, Thomas

The Imitation of Christ


Kreeft, Dr. Peter -

Catholic Christianity (easier reading style based on the Catechism)

Jesus Shock

Seven Reasons To Be Catholic (CD)

You Can Understand the Bible


LaBriola, John -
Onward Catholic Soldier (good resource on spiritual warfare)


Lewis, C.S.

Mere Christianity

Screwtape Letters (book & CD set)


Madrid, Patrick -

A Pocket Guide to Catholic Apologetics

Search & Rescue (very good guide for dealing with family & close friends)

Surprised By Truth

Surprised By Truth 2

The Fathers Know Best (DVD)

Where Is That In The Bible

Why Be Catholic?

Why I Am Catholic When I Could Be Anything Else (CD)


Pavone, Fr. Frank -

Defending Truth And Life (CD)


Pitre, Brant

Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist (book & CD)


Popcak, Dr. Gregory & Lisa -

For Better Forever! - Catholic Guide To Lifelong Marriage (CD)


Ray, Stephen -

Abraham (CD)

Crossing the Tiber

Searching The Scriptures - The Gospel Of John (CD)


Richards, Fr. Larry -

Be A Man! (book, CD)

Confession (CD)

Knowing God's Will (CD)


The Mass Explained (CD)

The Truth (CD)

What More Could He Do For You? (CD)

Rolheiser, Ronald

The Holy Longing


Romero, Jesse (On Fire Evangelization) -
Welcome Home!

Sertillanges, A.G.

What Jesus Saw from the Cross

Sheen, Archbishop Fulton -
Numerous books & CDs (all very good).  Model for many of today's Catholic apologists and evangelists.

Thigpen, Paul

Manual for Spiritual Warfare

Vogt, Brandon -
RETURN - How to Draw Your Child Back to the Church

Bonus Downloads -

Why I Am Catholic (and You Should Be Too)

Warner, Matthew -

Messy & Foolish

Weddell, Sherry

Forming Intentional Disciples

West, Christopher -

Marriage And The Eucharist (CD)

Theology Of The Body (several different variations - book & CD)


Wood, Steve -
Breaking FREE (CD)

How I Led Catholics Out Of The Church...and How You Can Bring Them Back (CD)


Other Resources to utilize are personal study or heavily footnoted editions of the bible (e.g. Naravve Bible), writings of the early Church Fathers (e.g. St. Augustine, Justin Martyr, Polycarp), papal writings, etc.  There are many more good Catholic resources available then can be listed, just search around.