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CTS Onefifties

To celebrate their 150th birthday, the Catholic Truth Society (CTS) have delved into their archives to share with you some of the gems that celebrate the huge range and variety of CTS publishing over the last 150 years. And the price is One-Fifty also!

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  • Father Damien & Where All Roads Lead

    Father Damien & Where All Roads Lead
    G K Chesterton and Robert Louis Stevenson

    Code: B2901
    Fr Damien de Veuster – or, as he is now known, St Damien of Molokai – is one of the better-known examples of practical Christianity. His heroic li... Learn More
  • The Unending Conflict

    The Unending Conflict
    Hilaire Belloc

    Code: B2902
    A renowned historian considers three instances where the Church comes into conflict with forces opposed to her, and explains what is at stake. 1908, 1... Learn More
  • Christ upon the Waters

    Christ upon the Waters
    Cardinal John Henry Newman

    Code: B2903
    When the Catholic hierarchy in England was restored in 1850, Dr Newman preached at the installation of the first Bishop of Birmingham. This is what he... Learn More
  • Death & Resurrection

    Death & Resurrection
    Leonard Cheshire VC and Bede Jarrett OP

    Code: B2904
    We may imagine death will not happen to us. How should we prepare for death? How can we accompany the dying? Why do Christians look for life after dea... Learn More
  • The Day the Bomb Fell

    The Day the Bomb Fell
    Johannes Siemes SJ & Bruce Kent

    Code: B2905
    Here is an eyewitness account, by a German Jesuit, of the atom bombing of Hiroshima. Appended is an account of the Christian peace movement by a well-... Learn More
  • Miracles

    Ronald Knox

    Code: B2906
    What is a miracle, and why would God do one? Do they still occur, and if so, why? What distinguishes a miracle from other scientifically inexplicable ... Learn More
  • A City Set on a Hill

    A City Set on a Hill
    Robert Hugh Benson

    Code: B2907
    What could attract a famous clergyman and bestselling author to become a Catholic, and a Catholic priest? In this book, he tells us. 1904.... Learn More
  • Finding the Way Back

    Finding the Way Back
    Francis Ripley

    Code: B2908
    Many people stop going to church, for all sorts of reasons. A well-known preacher here asks us to think about coming back. 1959, 1963.... Learn More
  • The Gunpowder Plot

    The Gunpowder Plot
    Herbert Thurston SJ

    Code: B2909
    What was the Gunpowder Plot? Was it, as was claimed, a plot hatched by wicked Jesuits? Whose stories can we trust? Another Jesuit investigates. 1929.... Learn More
  • Nuns - What are they for?

    Nuns - What are they for?
    Jean Cardinal Danielou & Maria Boulding OSB & Brun

    Code: B2910
    There are two sorts of nuns: those you see and those you don't. Some are visibly busy doing good; but what about those you don't see? What are they up... Learn More
  • Islam, Britain & the Gospel

    Islam, Britain & the Gospel
    John Coonan, John Wijngaards & WIlliam Burridge

    Code: B2911
    In the last half of the twentieth century, mass immigration brought Islam, amongst other things, to Britain for the first time. These are some contemp... Learn More
  • Stories of the Great War

    Stories of the Great War
    Eileen Boland

    Code: B2912
    The Great War brought the reality of modern conflict into the lives of a whole society. This book collects some specifically Catholic experiences and ... Learn More
  • Life Within Us

    Life Within Us
    Caryll Houselander & Delia Smith & Herbert Fincham

    Code: B2913
    Three very different writers explain that prayer is not something reserved for the professionally religious, but is instead for people like us, with a... Learn More
  • Inside Communism

    Inside Communism
    Douglas Hyde

    Code: B2914
    An ex-Communist lays bare the grim reality of Communism, its unscrupulous methods, and its wholehearted opposition to Christianity. 1948, 1950.... Learn More
  • Courtship - Some Practical Advice

    Courtship - Some Practical Advice
    Hubert McEvoy SJ & Tony Kirwin & Malcolm Brennan

    Code: B2915
    Four texts illustrate how approaches to entering into Christian marriage have both changed and yet conveyed a constant message. 1936, 1957, 1964, 1974... Learn More
  • Resurrection

    Vincent McNabb OP & B C Butler OSB

    Code: B2916
    What do we mean by the resurrection? What does the Church teach, and why should we believe it? Two very different writers explain. 1922, 1972.... Learn More
  • Two Conversion Stories

    Two Conversion Stories
    James Britten & Ronald Knox

    Code: B2917
    Two prominent former Anglicans explain why they became Catholic. 1893, 1918.... Learn More
  • A Library of Tales - Vol 1

    A Library of Tales - Vol 1
    Lady Herbert of Lea

    Code: B2919
    These short and sharply-observed stories illustrate familiar problems of the Catholic moral life set in a late Victorian context. 1899.... Learn More
  • A Library of Tales - Vol 2

    A Library of Tales - Vol 2
    Eveline Cole & E Kielty, CL

    Code: B2920
    Two stories with a moral: a French priest flees to England from the horrors of the Revolution; a Dublin girl takes a menial job in rural Ireland. 1935... Learn More
  • War at Home and at the Front

    War at Home and at the Front
    "A Chaplain" & Mrs Blundell of Crosby

    Code: B2921
    An army chaplain offers practical advice to Catholic soldiers; Catholic mothers are encouraged to set the difficulties of the Home Front in a wider co... Learn More
  • The Church & the Modern Age

    The Church & the Modern Age
    Christopher Hollis

    Code: B2922
    How did the Catholic Church respond to the moral, intellectual and practical challenges of the past three centuries? We learn what lies behind modern ... Learn More
  • The Prayer of St Thérèse of Lisieux

    The Prayer of St Thérèse of Lisieux
    Vernon Johnson

    Code: B2923
    St Thérèse of Lisieux is one of the best-loved of all saints. A renowned spiritual writer explains how she is also a profound teacher of prayer. 193... Learn More
  • The Problem of Evil

    The Problem of Evil
    Martin D'Arcy SJ

    Code: B2924
    How can belief in an all-powerful, all-loving God be reconciled with the undeniable presence of evil in the world? A Jesuit philosopher offers some an... Learn More
  • Who is St Joseph?

    Who is St Joseph?
    Herbert Cardinal Vaughan

    Code: B2925
    Whenever Cardinal Vaughan met problems or worries, he turned first to St Joseph. Here he tells us why, and how to do the same. 1911.... Learn More
  • Medieval Christianity

    Medieval Christianity
    Christopher Dawson

    Code: B2918
    Monks, friars, popes, heresy, the inquisition; what was medieval Christianity really like? Where did it come from, and how did it express itself? 1935... Learn More
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