Our annual St. Lucy Mass in honor of the patron saint of the blind will be celebrated on December 14th at 7:00 p.m. ET by our braille client Father Jamie Dennis. More information can be found here.

Recent braille additions

Here are some of the newest additions to our braille catalog! To learn more about our other braille services click here. For a complete listing of our braille materials, provided at no cost to our clients, check out our catalog by clicking here.

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Pocket Guide to the Sacrament of Reconciliation by Father Mike Schmitz and Father Josh Johnson (B1869, 2 volumes): A beautiful, prayerful book by which helps Catholics enter in to the Sacrament of Reconciliation more deeply. In this small but powerful book, Fr. Mike and Fr. Josh explain:

  • How to make an excellent examination of conscience
  • How to identify the root cause of sins you find yourself confessing over and over again
  • What to do if you don't feel sorry for your sins
  • What to do if you can't think of anything to say
  • What do to if you are afraid to confess a particular sin

This book includes an examination of conscience and the text of the Act of Contrition.

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Pocket Guide to Adoration by Father Josh Johnson (B1870, 2 volumes): Drawing from the wisdom of the Church and the writings from spiritual masters like St. Teresa of Avila and Fulton Sheen, Fr. Josh Johnson has produced an evergreen resource that Catholics will want to take with them every time they go to Adoration. This pocket guide includes:

  • Stories of Eucharistic miracles
  • Lectio divina prompts and reflections
  • Inspiration from the saints
  • Litanies and devotionals, including the Litany of Trust by Sr. Faustina Maria Pia of the Sisters of Life.

Catholics who struggle to stay focused in prayer, who struggle to be consistent in their relationship with Jesus, who don t know what to do in Adoration, or who simply need encouragement and inspiration to get there, will deeply appreciate this mighty book.

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Two Days and One Suitcase: The True Story of One Family's Choice of Friendship and Goodwill During WWII by Anne Neuberger and Helen Hannan Parr (B1871, 3 volumes): This novel details the horrors of Japanese Internment Camps in the United States through the eyes of a young child. At the tail-end of World War II, twelve-year-old Helen Hannan's father takes a job as a lawyer with the War Relocation Authority, representing Japanese-Americans who are reentering society after their imprisonment at the hands of the U.S. government. Helen and her siblings are stunned to discover that the camps exist and then horrified by the conditions. This true story, following a young woman's drive to document injustice at a Japanese internment camp, is a staunch reminder to stand up to prejudice.