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Pope Benedict XVI Book Giveaway!

“Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others.” – St. Augustine

Since I’ve built up a large collection of extra books and resources, every week I give some away absolutely free, no strings attached.

Each giveaway lasts seven days with a new one beginning every Friday. You can enter any time during the week. Check out my past giveaways here.

Invitation to Faith

In honor of the new encyclical Lumen Fidei (The Light of Faith), co-written by Pope Francis and Pope Benedict XVI, I’m giving away one copy of An Invitation to Faith: An A to Z Primer on the Thought of Pope Benedict XVI.


An Invitation to Faith: An A to Z Primer on the Thought of Pope Benedict XVI

Edited by Jean-Michel Coulet

Ignatius Press, 110 pages, hardcover
Released on July 31, 2007

Invitation to FatihAs soon as he was elected to the Papacy, Benedict XVI immediately challenged the relativism of our times that rejects God, that sees noting as definitive, and that, according to the Pope, sets as the ultimate yardstick the individual’s own ego and desires alone. The Pope offers instead an opposing standard: Christ, the Son of God, the true man. The Pope’s words are rousing and demand an examination of conscience. His words are meant for all.

With strong words, Benedict XVI invites us to place God at the center of our lives. Thus, this book is a selection of key words from the teachings of the Holy Father since he began his pontificate, presented in alphabetical order. Each key word leads to an inspiring and insightful meditation from the Pope on various important spiritual themes and topics. Benedict XVI invites us in these words to become daily actors in the real revolution that comes from God and is called Love.

This volume is a handy little primer on the thought of the beloved Pontiff in which the reader can pick out any key word or topic form the alphabetical order of meditations throughout the book to meditate and focus on.

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Invitation to Faith

The winner(s) will be randomly selected next Friday and the books will be sent out, free of charge, shortly thereafter.

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(Since I’m covering the shipping costs, only residents within the continental United States are eligible to win.)



  • James-Brenna LeBert

    I love how his writings are brought forth in a way that all can understand.

  • Stephanie Grant

    Love that he writes his wisdoms in an easier to understand more simple way for the common men and women

  • Leno A. Ceballos

    I loved and admired his passion for Christ. He really showed us through his actions and that made a big impact on me.

  • Patrick D Gamble

    His Benedictine spirituality!

  • Jason

    I just read Faith by PB16 on the Apostle’s Creed and am continued to be blown away by his spiritual insight!

  • Peggy

    I’m a new Catholic. Pope Benedict XIV was my first Pope. I feel a special connection to him, as a result and would like to learn more about him.

  • Liz

    He felt so welcoming and grandpa-ish. I was in Rome during the end of his pontificate and fell so in love with his simplicity yet brilliance in his teachings.

  • Corey Swope

    Pope Benedict is a great mind.

  • HMC

    His teaching helped me rediscover the Church.

  • Joe Sales

    I love Summorum Pontificum which is apart of the Pope’s legacy

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