• Rediscover Catholicism

  • A Spiritual Guide to Living with Passion & Purpose
  • By: Matthew Kelly
  • Narrated by: Matthew Kelly
  • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (433 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Over the past 20 years, Matthew Kelly has seen more of the world than most presidents and more of the Church than most bishops. Now, in this unique and timely book, he proposes that Catholicism is not a lifeless set of rules and regulations, but a way of life designed by God to help each person reach his or her full potential. With remarkable insight, Kelly dispels dozens of myths that surround the rejection of Catholicism today and provides a profound and practical vision of what will lead the Catholic Church to thrive again in the future. Rediscover Catholicism is quickly becoming the most-read Catholic book of our times. From the spellbinding opening story, Kelly grips listeners and takes them on a life-changing journey to rediscover the genius of Catholicism.

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  • 09-06-16

Loved this!

This book as awakened a fire inside my heart! For God, for The Church, and to be the best version of myself. In the hopes that I have the courage to inspire more Catholics, people of faith, and people who do not yet know the gift of God!

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A good reminder of a wonderful Gift

The Church is a wonder and also ordinary. It draws equally the truly gifted person as well as the most ordinary. It is the great equalizer and a true spiritual elevator always offering a secure path to God. Mr. Kelly, in a very simple way, reminds us of these things. He is clear and easily followed.

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Incredible!

Matthew Kelly is a disciple! His knowledge of what every catholic is going through and needs is based off his experiences and observations. This book is a blue print for the future of the Catholic Church in its quest to become a beacon of hope that is so desperately needed in our society. Matthew Kelly's narration is compelling and keeps you in anticipation of what is to come. Thank you Matthew Kelly for reenergizing my desire to be part of the church again!

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Great message

Matthew Kelly's message is 6 stars on a 5 star scale. He is a dynamic speaker - only wished he would have "proclaimed" his text rather than read.

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One of the best books I've ever read.

An insightful and motivating message that renewed my love and appreciation for my Catholic faith. Encourages virtue and focuses how we can become the best version of ourselves.

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You have to read it

The best actual review of the catholic way of living. Really good stories and a fresh way of inspiring people

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Amazing discovery of truth, inspiration and hope!

Matthew Kelly knows he is only one person and he alone can not change the modern values
of this time. But together we can all work to become the best versions of who we were created to be and work towards sharing the teachings of our Catholic faith. This book was a beautiful reminder of how to seek meaning again after years away from my Catholic faith. Thank toy Matthew for such a wonderful resource! A book I'll read again and again! Mary Pollock

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Life changing!

I have always been Catholic but for the better part of my life, I was just a lukewarm Catholic. Recently, I have chosen to work on my relationship with God and decided to read this book. It has truly been life changing, providing me with guidance on how to become closer to God, to become a better Catholic and ultimately spurred me to strive to become the best version of myself that God has designed me to be. I am more aware of how my actions can bring me closer to God or push myself away from Him and have made conscious decisions to change my day-to-day actions to be more Christ-like. Thank you!

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This book has something for everybody….

Whether one is looking for personal motivation, creating habits that help make you a better version of yourself, improved child rearing insights, great church history and all the good stuff regarding our Catholic Church. Good lessons for all ages on living in our materialistic culture. This book should be LISTENED to but I bought a print version as well.

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  • 04-18-21

Excellent book about Catholicism

This book is very well written. Matthew Kelly does a great job at explaining Catholicism. He explains why Catholics have certain beliefs and traditions.
I highly recommend this to anyone who is Catholic and has questions about their faith, non Catholics who want to learn about Catholicism, anyone becoming Catholic, and those who just need to “brush up” on their Catholic faith.

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  • 08-13-20

Informative

A comprehensive and informative guide to Catholicism, for beginners. It made me think about my own faith

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  • Gerard O'Hagan
  • 01-07-20

A Must read for every Catholic

Wow, this really inspires and re-awakens the sleeping Catholic. I wish I could relay the messages and thoughts from this book to everyone, if only I had the memory and courage to recite it. I will listen to it again as a constant reminder and guide to being the best version of myself.

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  • Charles L
  • 07-16-19

Wow!

Parts of this had me in tears, parts provided clarity. Other parts explained what I felt but could not put into words. Absolutely loved it and will start it again soon

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  • 11-19-21

The Joy of the Lord flows from this book!

Beautiful book, it touched my heart and filled me with hope! Praise the Lord

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  • 02-09-21

awesome

been struggling with my Faith for a while ,wandering around aimlessly. discovered this book & wow my Faith has been rekindled. I had a conviction while listening & am returning to the Catholic Church after nearly a decade away. this book is a must for all Catholics, lapsed or committed. keeping to listen again and again

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  • 05-13-20

Compelling, thought provoking & inspiring

Matthew’s book is so much more than a roadmap to a religion, it is a guide to a virtuous and fulfilling life, thank you Matthew ....