Suggested Reading

  • How the West Really Lost God: a New Theory of Secularization, by Mary Eberstadt.  Available through Amazon. 
  • The Cardinal Virtues: Feminine Perspectives, by Msgr. Cormac Burke. available at Amazon. 
  • Upbringing , Compass, and  Father and Protector, by James B. Stenson.  available at
  • Covenanted Happiness, Cormac Burke.  
  • To Be a Father:200 Promises That Will Transform You, Your Marriage, and Your Family  by Stephen Gabriel
  • Decent Exposure: How to Teach Your Children about Sex,   by Connie Marshner
  • The Catholic family handbook,Lawrence Lovasik, Sophia Institute Press
  • Be a Man!  Becoming the Man God Created You to Be,  by Fr. Larry Richards
  • How To Really Love Your Teenager, by Ross Campbell
  • The Five Love Languages, by Gary Chapman
  • Good Families Don’t Just Happen, by Cathy and Joseph Garcia-Prats
  • 30 Ways in 30 Days to Save Your Family, by Rebecca Hagelin
  • Marriage Savers: Helping Your Friends and Family Stay Married, by Michael McManus
  • Divorce Busters, by Michelle Weiner-Davis
  • Habits for a Healthy Marriage, by Dr. Rick Fitzgibbons

Pat Fagan’s Reading Suggestions

Male – Female Differences and forgiveness daily.

  • Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs by Emerson Eggerichs

Communications in Marriage

  • Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples, Harville Hendrix Ph.D.


  • The Temperament God Gave You: The Classic Key to Knowing Yourself, Getting Along with Others, and
  • Growing Closer to the Lord [Paperback] Art and Larainne Bennett and The Temperament God Gave Your Spouse. Art and Larainne Bennett
  • Gifts Differing: Understanding Personality Type by  Isabel Briggs Myers (Author of the Myers Briggs Personality Types)


  • The Habit Factor by Martin Grunberg
  • Compound Effect by Darren Hardy
  • Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections on and Off the Court by John Wooden and Steve Jamison  (no whining , no complaining, no excuses)
  • Alex Havard:   “Created for Greatness: The Power of Magnanimity”  and “Virtuous Leadership: An Agenda for Personal Excellence”

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