Sunday, 17 November 2013

Complete Works "Working List" - Including Saints, Doctors, and Church Fathers

St. Josemaría Escrivá - Works

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St. Josemaría Escrivá de Belaguer was a priest who lived in the 20th century, surviving the Spanish civil war. God began, through him, the prelature of Opus Dei.

His works can be found here:
His works and others relating to the spirituality of Opus Dei can be found here:

A website dedicated to Opus Dei in the world can be found here:

St. Louis de Montfort - Works

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The works of St. Louis de Montfort can be found here:

Saint Teresa of Avila - Works

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The works of St. Teresa of Avila, Doctor of the Church, can be found here:

Catholic Spiritual Direction

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A good spiritual guide can be difficult to find on the internet! The website "Catholic Spiritual Direction" found at:

This website contains the following works:

--Douay-Rheims Bible
--Life of Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich
--The Lowly Life and Bitter Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ and His Blessed Mother Together with the Mysteries of the Old Testament - by Bl. Anne C. Emmerich
--The Dolorous Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ - by Bl. Anne C. Emmerich 
--The Visions of Venerable Anne C. Emmerich
--Imitation of Christ - by Thomas à Kempis
--The Glories of Mary - by St. Alphonsus de Liguori
--The Rule of Saint Benedict - by St. Benedict
--The Mind's Road to God - by St. Bonaventure
--Introduction to the Devout Life - by St. Francis de Sales
--The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi - by Ugolino of Montegiorgio
--The Spiritual Exercises - by St. Ignatius of Loyola
--The Works of St. John of the Cross - by St. John of the Cross
--Sermons of the Curé d'Ars - by St. John Vianney
--Works of Saint Louis de Montfort - by St. Luois de Montfort
--Works of St. Teresa de Avila - St. Teresa de Avila
--Some Works of St. Thérèse de Lisieux - St. Thérèse and other authors (includes autobiography)
--Saints, Lives of the Saints- by Various Authors
--The Sign of the Cross - by Msgr. Jean Joseph Gaume

St. John of the Cross (San Juan de la Cruz) - Works

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St. John of the Cross, a Doctor of the Church, was instrumental in developing mystical theology. He was a Carmelite monk.

His works can be found here in the Christian Classics Ethereal Library:

Ascent of Mount Carmel, Dark Night of the Soul, Spiritual Canticle of the Soul and the Bridegroom of Christ (All translated into English--Please click the FREE version plain text UTF-8)

A more exhaustive list can be found here:

It includes his "minor works"

Luigi Giussani - Complete Works

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Monsignor Luigi Giussani was the founder of the lay movement of Communion and Liberation (Comunione e Liberazione). His complete works can be found online at the address below:

Communion and Liberation

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The lay ecclesial movement of Communion and Liberation ("CL") was begun by Msgr. Luigi Giussani in Italy about 1954. Now it is an international movement of catechesis in the Catholic Church. The works are in Italian, so translation of the works into English is ongoing.

CLis constantly putting out new writings which can be found on the website in the small margin to the left of the webpage.

Don Giussani's writings can be purchased off the website:


The Ante-Nicene Fathers Works

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Here is a link to the online version of the works of the Ante-Nicene Fathers.
The Ante-Nicene Fathers are priests who taught BEFORE the Council of Nicaea. They were prolific writers on faith, life in Christ, and the Divine Liturgy (Mass).

For a 7-part books series (html) see below:

Book 1:
Book 2:
Book 3:
Book 4:
Book 5:
Book 6:
Book 7:
Book 8:
Book 9:

All these and Pre- and Post-Nicene Writings can be found on the webpage:
The writings include those of St. John Chrysostom and St. Augustine.


Church Fathers Works

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Many of the works of the early Church Fathers can be found at the following web address:

Here is the full list of works:

Alexander of Alexandria [SAINT]
  - Epistles on the Arian Heresy and the Deposition of Arius
Alexander of Lycopolis
  - Of the Manicheans
Ambrose (340-397) [SAINT] [DOCTOR]
  - On the Christian Faith (De fide)
  - On the Holy Spirit
  - On the Mysteries
  - On Repentance
  - On the Duties of the Clergy
  - Concerning Virgins
  - Concerning Widows
  - On the Death of Satyrus
  - Memorial of Symmachus
  - Sermon against Auxentius
  - Letters
Aphrahat/Aphraates (c. 280-367)
  - Demonstrations
  - Acts of the Disputation with the Heresiarch Manes
Aristides the Philosopher
  - The Apology
  - Against the Heathen
Athanasius [SAINT] [DOCTOR]
  - Against the Heathen
  - On the Incarnation of the Word
  - Deposition of Arius
  - Statement of Faith
  - On Luke 10:22 (Matthew 11:27)
  - Circular Letter
  - Apologia Contra Arianos
  - De Decretis
  - De Sententia Dionysii
  - Vita S. Antoni (Life of St. Anthony)
  - Ad Episcopus Aegypti et Libyae
  - Apologia ad Constantium
  - Apologia de Fuga
  - Historia Arianorum
  - Four Discourses Against the Arians
  - De Synodis
  - Tomus ad Antiochenos
  - Ad Afros Epistola Synodica
  - Historia Acephala
  - Letters
  - A Plea for the Christians
  - The Resurrection of the Dead
Augustine of Hippo [SAINT] [DOCTOR]
  - Confessions
  - Letters
  - City of God
  - Christian Doctrine
  - On the Holy Trinity
  - The Enchiridion
  - On the Catechising of the Uninstructed
  - On Faith and the Creed
  - Concerning Faith of Things Not Seen
  - On the Profit of Believing
  - On the Creed: A Sermon to Catechumens
  - On Continence
  - On the Good of Marriage
  - On Holy Virginity
  - On the Good of Widowhood
  - On Lying
  - To Consentius: Against Lying
  - On the Work of Monks
  - On Patience
  - On Care to be Had For the Dead
  - On the Morals of the Catholic Church
  - On the Morals of the Manichaeans
  - On Two Souls, Against the Manichaeans
  - Acts or Disputation Against Fortunatus the Manichaean
  - Against the Epistle of Manichaeus Called Fundamental
  - Reply to Faustus the Manichaean
  - Concerning the Nature of Good, Against the Manichaeans
  - On Baptism, Against the Donatists
  - Answer to Letters of Petilian, Bishop of Cirta
  - Merits and Remission of Sin, and Infant Baptism
  - On the Spirit and the Letter
  - On Nature and Grace
  - On Man's Perfection in Righteousness
  - On the Proceedings of Pelagius
  - On the Grace of Christ, and on Original Sin
  - On Marriage and Concupiscence
  - On the Soul and its Origin
  - Against Two Letters of the Pelagians
  - On Grace and Free Will
  - On Rebuke and Grace
  - The Predestination of the Saints/Gift of Perseverance
  - Our Lord's Sermon on the Mount
  - The Harmony of the Gospels
  - Sermons on Selected Lessons of the New Testament
  - Tractates on the Gospel of John
  - Homilies on the First Epistle of John
  - Soliloquies
  - The Enarrations, or Expositions, on the Psalms
Bardesanes (154-222)
  - The Book of the Laws of Various Countries
Barnabas [SAINT]
  - Epistle of Barnabas
Basil the Great [SAINT] [DOCTOR]
  - De Spiritu Sancto
  - Nine Homilies of Hexaemeron
  - Letters
  - Fragments
Clement of Alexandria [SAINT]
  - Who is the Rich Man That Shall Be Saved?
  - Exhortation to the Heathen
  - The Instructor
  - The Stromata, or Miscellanies
  - Fragments
Clement of Rome [SAINT]
  - First Epistle
  - Second Epistle [SPURIOUS]
  - Two Epistles Concerning Virginity [SPURIOUS]
  - Recognitions [SPURIOUS]
  - Clementine Homilies [SPURIOUS]
  - Writings
Cyprian of Carthage [SAINT]
  - The Life and Passion of Cyprian By Pontius the Deacon
  - The Epistles of Cyprian
  - The Treatises of Cyprian
  - The Seventh Council of Carthage
Cyril of Jerusalem [SAINT] [DOCTOR]
  - Catechetical Lectures
Dionysius of Rome [SAINT]
  - Against the Sabellians
Dionysius the Great
  - Epistles and Epistolary Fragments
  - Exegetical Fragments
  - Miscellaneous Fragments
Ephraim the Syrian (306-373) [SAINT] [DOCTOR]
  - Nisibene Hymns
  - Miscellaneous Hymns -- On the Nativity of Christ in the FleshFor the Feast of the Epiphany, and On the Faith ("The Pearl")
  - Homilies -- On Our LordOn Admonition and Repentance, and On the Sinful Woman
Eusebius of Caesarea (c. 265-c. 340)
  - Church History
  - Life of Constantine
  - Oration of Constantine "to the Assembly of the Saints"
  - Oration in Praise of Constantine
  - Letter on the Council of Nicaea
Gennadius of Marseilles
  - Illustrious Men (Supplement to Jerome)
Gregory the Great, Pope (c. 540-604) [SAINT] [DOCTOR]
  - Pastoral Rule
  - Register of Letters
Gregory Nazianzen [SAINT] [DOCTOR]
  - Orations
  - Letters
Gregory of Nyssa [SAINT]
  - Against Eunomius
  - Answer to Eunomius' Second Book
  - On the Holy Spirit (Against the Followers of Macedonius)
  - On the Holy Trinity, and of the Godhead of the Holy Spirit (To Eustathius)
  - On "Not Three Gods" (To Ablabius)
  - On the Faith (To Simplicius)
  - On Virginity
  - On Infants' Early Deaths
  - On Pilgrimages
  - On the Making of Man
  - On the Soul and the Resurrection
  - The Great Catechism
  - Funeral Oration on Meletius
  - On the Baptism of Christ (Sermon for the Day of Lights)
  - Letters
Gregory Thaumaturgus [SAINT]
  - A Declaration of Faith
  - A Metaphrase of the Book of Ecclesiastes
  - Canonical Epistle
  - The Oration and Panegyric Addressed to Origen
  - A Sectional Confession of Faith
  - On the Trinity
  - Twelve Topics on the Faith
  - On the Subject of the Soul
  - Four Homilies
  - On All the Saints
  - On Matthew 6:22-23
  - The Pastor (or "The Shepherd")
Hilary of Poitiers [SAINT] [DOCTOR]
  - On the Councils, or the Faith of the Easterns
  - On the Trinity
  - Homilies on the Psalms
Hippolytus [SAINT]
  - The Refutation of All Heresies
  - Some Exegetical Fragments of Hippolytus
  - Expository Treatise Against the Jews
  - Against Plato, On the Cause of the Universe
  - Against the Heresy of Noetus
  - Discourse on the Holy Theophany
  - The Antichrist
  - The End of the World (Pseudonymous)
  - The Apostles and the Disciples (Pseudonymous)
Ignatius of Antioch [SAINT]
  - Epistle to the Ephesians
  - Epistle to the Magnesians
  - Epistle to the Trallians
  - Epistle to the Romans
  - Epistle to the Philadelphians
  - Epistle to the Smyrnæans
  - Epistle to Polycarp
  - The Martyrdom of Ignatius
  - The Spurious Epistles
Irenaeus of Lyons [SAINT]
  - Adversus haereses
  - Fragments from the Lost Writings of Irenaeus
  - Letters
  - The Perpetual Virginity of Blessed Mary
  - To Pammachius Against John of Jerusalem
  - The Dialogue Against the Luciferians
  - The Life of Malchus, the Captive Monk
  - The Life of S. Hilarion
  - The Life of Paulus the First Hermit
  - Against Jovinianus
  - Against Vigilantius
  - Against the Pelagians
  - Prefaces
  - De Viris Illustribus (Illustrious Men)
  - Apology for himself against the Books of Rufinus
John of Damascus [SAINT] [DOCTOR]
  - Exposition of the Faith
John Cassian (c. 360-c. 435)
  - Institutes
  - Conferences
  - On the Incarnation of the Lord (Against Nestorius)
John Chrysostom [SAINT] [DOCTOR]
  - Homilies on the Gospel of St. Matthew
  - Homilies on Acts
  - Homilies on Romans
  - Homilies on First Corinthians
  - Homilies on Second Corinthians
  - Homilies on Ephesians
  - Homilies on Philippians
  - Homilies on Colossians
  - Homilies on First Thessalonians
  - Homilies on Second Thessalonians
  - Homilies on First Timothy
  - Homilies on Second Timothy
  - Homilies on Titus
  - Homilies on Philemon
  - Commentary on Galatians
  - Homilies on the Gospel of John
  - Homilies on the Epistle to the Hebrews
  - Homilies on the Statues
  - No One Can Harm the Man Who Does Not Injure Himself
  - Two Letters to Theodore After His Fall
  - Letter to a Young Widow
  - Homily on St. Ignatius
  - Homily on St. Babylas
  - Homily Concerning "Lowliness of Mind"
  - Instructions to Catechumens
  - Three Homilies on the Power of Satan
  - Homily on the Passage "Father, if it be possible . . ."
  - Homily on the Paralytic Lowered Through the Roof
  - Homily on the Passage "If your enemy hunger, feed him."
  - Homily Against Publishing the Errors of the Brethren
  - First Homily on Eutropius
  - Second Homily on Eutropius (After His Captivity)
  - Four Letters to Olympias
  - Letter to Some Priests of Antioch
  - Correspondence with Pope Innocent I
  - On the Priesthood
Julius Africanus
  - Extant Writings
Justin Martyr [SAINT]
  - First Apology
  - Second Apology
  - Dialogue with Trypho
  - Hortatory Address to the Greeks
  - On the Sole Government of God
  - Fragments of the Lost Work on the Resurrection
  - Miscellaneous Fragments from Lost Writings
  - Martyrdom of Justin, Chariton, and other Roman Martyrs
  - Discourse to the Greeks
  - The Divine Institutes
  - The Epitome of the Divine Institutes
  - On the Anger of God
  - On the Workmanship of God
  - Of the Manner In Which the Persecutors Died
  - Fragments of Lactantius
  - The Phoenix
  - A Poem on the Passion of the Lord
Leo the Great, Pope (c. 395-461) [SAINT] [DOCTOR]
  - Sermons
  - Letters
  - Epistle
Mar Jacob (452-521)
  - Canticle on Edessa
  - Homily on Habib the Martyr
  - Homily on Guria and Shamuna
  - Epistle to Diognetus
  - The Banquet of the Ten Virgins
  - Concerning Free Will
  - From the Discourse on the Resurrection
  - Fragments
  - Oration Concerning Simeon and Anna
  - Oration on the Psalms
  - Three Fragments from the Homily on the Cross and Passion of Christ
Minucius Felix
  - Octavius
Moses of Chorene (c. 400-c. 490)
  - History of Armenia
  - Treatise Concerning the Trinity
  - On the Jewish Meats
  - De Principiis
  - Africanus to Origen
  - Origen to Africanus
  - Origen to Gregory
  - Against Celsus
  - Letter of Origen to Gregory
  - Commentary on the Gospel of John
  - Commentary on the Gospel of Matthew
Pamphilus [SAINT]
  - Exposition on the Acts of the Apostles
Papias [SAINT]
  - Fragments
Peter of Alexandria [SAINT]
  - The Genuine Acts
  - The Canonical Epistle
  - Fragments
Polycarp [SAINT]
  - Epistle to the Philippians
  - The Martyrdom of Polycarp
  - Apology
  - Commentary on the Apostles' Creed
  - Prefaces and Other Works
Socrates Scholasticus (c. 379-c. 450)
  - Ecclesiastical History
Sozomen (c. 375-c. 447)
  - Ecclesiastical History
Sulpitius Severus (c. 363-c. 420)
  - On the Life of St. Martin
  - Letters -- Genuine and Dubious
  - Dialogues
  - Sacred History
  - Address to the Greeks
  - Fragments
  - The Diatessaron
  - The Apology
  - On Idolatry
  - De Spectaculis (The Shows)
  - De Corona (The Chaplet)
  - To Scapula
  - Ad Nationes
  - An Answer to the Jews
  - The Soul's Testimony
  - A Treatise on the Soul
  - The Prescription Against Heretics
  - Against Marcion
  - Against Hermogenes
  - Against the Valentinians
  - On the Flesh of Christ
  - On the Resurrection of the Flesh
  - Against Praxeas
  - Scorpiace
  - Appendix (Against All Heresies)
  - On Repentance
  - On Baptism
  - On Prayer
  - Ad Martyras
  - The Martyrdom of Perpetua and Felicity (Sometimes attributed to Tertullian)
  - Of Patience
  - On the Pallium
  - On the Apparel of Women
  - On the Veiling of Virgins
  - To His Wife
  - On Exhortation to Chastity
  - On Monogamy
  - On Modesty
  - On Fasting
  - De Fuga in Persecutione
  - Counter-Statements to Cyril's 12 Anathemas against Nestorius
  - Ecclesiastical History
  - Dialogues ("Eranistes" or "Polymorphus")
  - Demonstrations by Syllogism
  - Letters
  - Excerpts
  - Theophilus to Autolycus
  - Poem on Easter
Victorinus [SAINT]
  - On the Creation of the World
  - Commentary on the Apocalypse of the Blessed John
Vincent of Lérins (d. c. 450) [SAINT]
  - Commonitory for the Antiquity and Universality of the Catholic Faith
  - The Liturgy of James
  - The Liturgy of Mark
  - The Liturgy of the Blessed Apostles
  - Carthage under Cyprian (257) [LOCAL]
  - Ancyra (314) [LOCAL]
  - Neocaesarea (315) [LOCAL]
  - Nicaea I (325) [ECUMENICAL]
  - Antioch in Encaeniis (341) [LOCAL]
  - Gangra (343) [LOCAL]
  - Sardica (344) [LOCAL]
  - Constantinople I (381) [ECUMENICAL]
  - Constantinople (382) [LOCAL]
  - Laodicea (390) [LOCAL]
  - Constantinople under Nectarius (394) [LOCAL]
  - Carthage (419) [LOCAL]
  - Ephesus (431) [ECUMENICAL]
  - Chalcedon (451) [ECUMENICAL]
  - Constantinople II (553) [ECUMENICAL]
  - Constantinople III (680) [ECUMENICAL]
  - Constantinople/"Trullo"/Quinisext (692) [LOCAL]
  - Nicaea II (787) [ECUMENICAL]
  - Apocalypse of Peter (c. 130)
  - Protoevangelium of James (c. 150)
  - Acts of Paul and Thecla (c. 180)
  - Gospel of Peter (c. 190) [DOCETIC]
  - The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs (c. 192) [EBIONITIC]
  - Acts of Peter and Paul (c. 200)
  - Gospel of Thomas (c. 200) [GNOSTIC]
  - Acts of Thomas (c. 240) [GNOSTIC]
  - Acts of Thaddaeus (c. 250)
  - Acts of Andrew (c. 260) [GNOSTIC]
  - Acts of Xanthippe and Polyxena (c. 270)
  - Acts of John [DOCETIC]
  - Acts of Philip (c. 350)
  - Apocalypse of Paul (c. 380)
  - Gospel of Nicodemus (Including "Acta Pilati") (c. 150-400)
  - The Doctrine of Addai (c. 400) -- This is a Syriac version of the earlier Acts of Thaddaeus (s.v.)
  - Assumption of Mary (c. 400)
  - History of Joseph the Carpenter (c. 400)
  - Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew (c. 400)
  - Acts of Barnabas (c. 500)
  - Acts of Bartholomew (c. 500) [NESTORIAN]
  - Acts and Martyrdom of St. Matthew the Apostle (c. 550) [ABYSSINIAN]
  - Arabic Gospel of the Infancy of the Saviour (c. 600)
  - Avenging of the Saviour (c. 700)
  - Apocalypse of John (unknown date; late)
  - Apocalypse of Moses (unknown date) [JUDAISTIC]
  - Apocalypse of Esdras (unknown date) [JUDAISTIC]
  - Testament of Abraham (unknown date) [JUDAISTIC]
  - Narrative of Zosimus (unknown date)
  - Gospel of the Nativity of Mary (unknown date; late)
  - Narrative of Joseph of Arimathea (unknown date; late)
  - Report of Pontius Pilate (unknown date; late)
  - Letter of Pontius Pilate (unknown date; late)
  - Giving Up of Pontius Pilate (unknown date; late)
  - Death of Pilate (unknown date; late)
  - Apocalypse of the Virgin (unknown date; very late)
  - Apocalypse of Sedrach (unknown date; very late)
  - Acts of Andrew and Matthias
  - Acts of Peter and Andrew
  - Consummation of Thomas the Apostle
  - The Didache (c. 100)
  - Apostolic Constitutions (c. 400)
  - The Legend of Barlaam and Josaphat
  - The Passion of the Scillitan Martyrs (c. 180)
  - A Treatise Against the Heretic Novatian (c. 255)
  - A Treatise on Re-Baptism (c. 255)
  - Remains of the Second and Third Centuries (various dates)
  - Apostolic Canons (c. 400) -- See Apostolic Constitutions, Book VIII, Chapter 47
  - Acts of Sharbil (unknown date) [SYRIAC]
  - The Martyrdom of Barsamya (unknown date) [SYRIAC]
  - Extracts from Various Books Concerning Abgar the King and Addaeus the Apostle (unknown date) [SYRIAC]
  - The Teaching of the Apostles (unknown date) [SYRIAC]
  - The Teaching of Simon Cephas in the City of Rome (unknown date) [SYRIAC]
  - Martyrdom of Habib the Deacon (unknown date) [SYRIAC]
  - Martyrdom of the Holy Confessors Shamuna, Guria, and Habib (unknown date)[SYRIAC]
  - A Letter of Mara, Son of Serapion (unknown date) [SYRIAC]
  - Ambrose (unknown date) [SYRIAC]
  - The False Decretals (c. 850)

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St. Thomas Aquinas Works

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St. Thomas Aquinas is a Doctor of the Church. He is still world famous in Catholic and non-Catholic circles for his contributions to philosophy. He is arguably most famous for his Summa Theologiae.

The complete works of St. Thomas Aquinas can be found at the following addresses:

In Latin:
In English:
In French, Portuguese, German, Spanish, English, and Latin:,_Sanctus.html

Hyperlinked Summa Theologiae in English:


St. Alphonsus Liguori Works

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St. Alphonsus de Liguori began the Redemptorist order. He is a Doctor of the Church.

Most of his works can be found here:

People say that St. Alphonsus Liguori was a master of moral theology like St. Thomas Aquinas was a master of dogmatic theology.


Catechetics Online

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Catechetics Online is a wonderful resource which contains important documents such as:

Enchridion Symbolorum (The Sources of Catholic Dogma)
Catechism of Trent
Catena Aurea
Summa Theologica

and others!

The website has:

an extensive Apologetics core:

an extensive Catechetics core (including lesson planning):

important works of spirituality, including the following:
Click Here - The Ascent of Mount Carmel by John of the Cross
Click Here - The Confessions of St. Augustine
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Click Here - The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ by Anne Catherine Emmerich
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Click Here - The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila
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