Lanternarius Press

Publishing With a
Moral Compass

A small publishing company with a big mission.

Lanternarius Press is a small publishing company, started in 2015, working to explain Catholic Christian morals and values to a new generation. We are doing this through a series of books, both paperback, e-book and, eventually, audio. Future goals include plays on cd and video.


Our first book introduces a new series of advice books. It is titled "A Catholic Mother Speaks to Her Children". Originally published over 100 years ago, this book was written for preteen children. It includes advice on vanity, curiosity and obedience as well as a discussion of the Catholic Church's traditions and liturgy. Find out more about this and our other books.


You can buy these and all future books at View all our titles and find purchase links to on our books page.


Here find interesting stories about popes and saints on our blog. Two to three times a month new blogs are added as we go chronologically through all the popes starting with ST. Peter. Find stories about saints who became evangelizers, how they accomplished this great feat in their own limited lives. And find some opinions on today's Catholicism by the publishers of this website.


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A Catholic Mother Speaks to Her Children

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Conferences for Boys

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The Ragman Murders

The Latest from our blog

Aug 12, 2018

St Clare

by Debra Ann Booton

August 12 is the traditional memorial of St. Clare (+1253). It was changed to August 11, the day of her death, in 1970. Clare was the daughter of Favorino Sciffi, the Count of Sasso-Rosso and hi...

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Aug 11, 2018

St. Peter Faber (Favre)

by Debra Ann Booton

Peter Favre was a born into a small farming community in the Duchy of Savoy, the French Alps. He was a shepherd from a young age, and had no early formal education but he had a remarkable memory,...

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Jul 31, 2018

Boniface was born around 550 AD. He was the son of a man named Johannes, a physician, from the area of Maria and town of Valeria. It is assumed that he was a student of Pope Gregory I. Around 591, ...

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Jun 4, 2018


by Debra Ann Booton

The story of Pope Boniface III is as much the history of the Byzantine Empire, at the time, as it is the story of a man who became pope. Boniface was the son of a Greek man, John Catadioce, but was...

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