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Old Sep 15, '10, 7:04 pm
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I was surprised to find this mirror site, which provides a great number books written by such saints as Teresa of Avila, Faustina, Ingatius, Louis de Montfort, and John of the Cross.
http://vivificat1.blogspot.com/2010/...t-at-your.html
A more select offering of these books is available at:
http://veneremurcernui.wordpress.com...s-online-free/
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Old Sep 15, '10, 7:57 pm
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I was surprised to find this mirror site, which provides a great number books written by such saints as Teresa of Avila, Faustina, Ingatius, Louis de Montfort, and John of the Cross.
http://vivificat1.blogspot.com/2010/...t-at-your.html
A more select offering of these books is available at:
http://veneremurcernui.wordpress.com...s-online-free/
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you sure this stuff isn't copyrighted cause i would be careful
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Old Sep 15, '10, 8:33 pm
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you sure this stuff isn't copyrighted cause i would be careful
In the US book copyright lasts for the life of the author plus 70 years (copyright extension act 1998).
In Europe it varies but is about the same.

There is no copyright on books older than that and certainly not by saints hundreds of years ago.
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Old Sep 15, '10, 8:40 pm
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You are quite right to ask about copyright. Generally when I pulled up a book from these 2 sites, it indicated that the book was in the public domain, or obviously the book was too old to still be under copyright.
And, actually, the copyright law never forbids reading something, only reproducing something if it is under copyright.


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Old Sep 15, '10, 9:44 pm
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thanks guys ill check it out now i know that its fine to read an all
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Old Sep 16, '10, 6:23 am
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The books are all public domain. The main site is: Saints' Books, which will have the most up to date library of books available and links.

I'd particularly recommend Fr. F.X. Schouppe's Purgatory, and some of the newer volumes were just added, St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori on 'Vocations to the Religious State' and Fr. Paul O'Sullivan O.P. E.D.M.'s, 'Saint Philomena the Wonder-Worker'.
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There are some works by Fr William Doyle SJ on the website www.fatherdoyle.com

Have a look at the section on his writings. Plus there is a spiritual quote and commentary on his writings every day.

He's not a saint yet, but he should be!!
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Additions:
http://www.storyofasoul.com/
http://catholic-books.blogspot.com/

I find autobiography of St Therese of Lisieux "Story of a Soul" life changing.
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God bless you for sharing these wonderful websites.
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Thanks! We don't have much Catholic reading material over here .
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I want to read more books written by saints, so thank you for sharing these websites!
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* I am not 100% sure if the following websites are Free or of they are Catholic <-- some of them may have Red Flags (if this is the case I sincerely apologise)or if they are obsolete but please check them out whenever it is convenient for you and I Pray the following is helpful:


12 Free Downloadable Booklets (many addressing vital Catholic topics)

http://www.sicutincaelo.org/booklets.html


9 Free eBooks from the Saint Gabriel Communications International website:


http://saintgabriel-international.com/downloads.htm

Free Catholic Literature available for you:

https://catholicview.wordpress.com/r...atholic-audio/

Catholic Home Study Services:

http://www.amm.org/chss/chss.asp

Source of Light Monastery:

http://www.sourceoflightmonastery.co...ic-ebooks.html

Free Catholic book blog:

http://catholic-books.blogspot.ca/


Free Curricula - Catholic Heritage (*Some of the materials on here are not Free)

https://www.chcweb.com/catalog/freecurricula.html

Brandon Vogt Free & Cheap downloadable books (*Some of the materials on here are not Free)

http://brandonvogt.com/free-catholic-ebooks/
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Many books/writings are also available on this website, although the website contains all Christian classic books, not just Catholic. You will find writings of Teresa of Avila, Thomas Aquinas, Therese of Lisieux, St. Benedict, and many others.
http://www.ccel.org/
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The books are all public domain. The main site is: Saints' Books, which will have the most up to date library of books available and links.

I'd particularly recommend Fr. F.X. Schouppe's Purgatory, and some of the newer volumes were just added, St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori on 'Vocations to the Religious State' and Fr. Paul O'Sullivan O.P. E.D.M.'s, 'Saint Philomena the Wonder-Worker'.
Shin - is this the same website?

http://www.sanctepater.com/2010/05/f...lic-books.html

Or a different website?

I'm asking because it looks similar to the one you posted.

By the way, the one that you posted is that your own website?

* I didn't realize this particular Forum was 5 years old but I'm still grateful for all of the Free Catholic material you can read online.

Thank you and God bless you for sharing the website too Sunshine
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