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The Cold Heart


This is a collection of classic stories and fairy tales. It was compiled by Fr. Lehtoranta in 2016. The title story tells about a young man who trades his heart to riches but finds out that wealth and success do not bring happiness but misery. Includes many classic stories from famous authors like Hans Christian Andersen and Charles Dickens, but also some less known stories.


The Nail of Jahel


This is the first book Fr. Lehtoranta published in 2015. It was based on the sermons he gave at St. Gertrude the Great Girls Camp. The book presents Old Testament heroines, who were brave and courageous in their defense of God and His true religion.


The Boat to Limbo


This is a little story Fr. Lehtoranta wrote in answer to a question in religion class at St. Gertrude the Great School. It presents the Church doctrine about the eternal fate of unbaptized babies.


St. Anthony's Treasury


St. Anthony is a beloved saint and Doctor of the Church, who has been loved and honored by Catholics over the centuries. This is an unedited Irish edition of the book, which contains many more prayers and devotions than the edition which is most widely available.


The Divine Life of the BVM


This is an abbreviated version of Ven. Mary of Agreda's Mystical City of God, the famous biography of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Contains a preface which tells how this great work is not condemned by the Church and also a little foreword by Bishop Daniel L. Dolan, pastor of St. Gertrude the Great Roman Catholic Church.


Prayers and Meditations on the Passion of Christ for Lent


This book about the Passion of Christ by Thomas a Kempis is arranged to include a meditation for each day of Lent. For each day of this holy season of penance the reader is presented how his sins have tortured and crucified Christ.


The Mountain of Mystery


This comic book tells the story how two children saw an apparition of Our Lady at the mountains near the village of La Salette, France. Our Lady's message is just as contemporary for us as it was for the children, when Christian morals and holy days are despised by poor sinners.


Laura Vicuna


This is a biography by a holy Chilean girl, who has been called the South American version of St. Maria Goretti. Written by Fr. Lehtoranta and most suitable for all Catholic schoolchildren. It is also a wonderful story how sacrifices can convert and save a loved one's soul.


Cardinal Newman and the Encyclical


This essay was written by a British Bishop in 1907 to defend the writings of Cardinal John Henry Newman, whom the modernists falsely claimed as their own. Also includes a letter of St. Pius X which proves undeniably the doctrinal orthodoxy of Cardinal Newman.


St. Jerome Church Latin


This book presents to the student the basic grammar and exercises of Church Latin. The textbook can be used together with proper workbook and answer key. The workbook presents all the same exercises from the textbook in an attractive, illustrated and well-laid out manner.


Mary Louise


This adventure book for girls was written by L. Frank Baum, whose most famous work is The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Mary Louise Burrows is living in her boarding school, where suddenly a federal officer comes to interrogate her, telling that her grandfather is a running criminal. With a police officer on her trail, Mary Louise is determined to clear her grandfather's good name.


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