Pope Francis’ post-synodal apostolic exhortation, dated 24 November 2013, on proclaiming & making present, in today’s world, Christ. Image links to Vatican translation.
In The Spirit of The Liturgy, Cardinal Ratzinger endeavors to foster understanding and appreciation of “the liturgy in all its beauty, hidden wealth, and time-transcending grandeur, to see it as the animating center of the Church, the very center of Christian life.” Originally published in the year 2000. ISBN recommendation:0-89870-784-6
Promulgated by Pope John Paul II 15 August 1997, the Catechism of the Catholic Church is a “compendium of all Catholic doctrine regarding both faith and morals”. It provides an updated and systematic presention of “the teaching of Sacred Scripture, the living Tradition in the Church and the authentic Magisterium, as well as the spiritual heritage of the Fathers, Doctors and saints of the Church”. Image links to Vatican translation. ISBN recommendation: 0385508190
The official daily prayers of the Roman Catholic Church. The current form, revised after Vatican II, was published and released 11 April 1971 with the approval of Pope Paul VI. Image links to free Liturgy of the Hours website. ISBN recommendation: 0899424090