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 here or at For every book sold at this site, $2.00 goes to charity. Please use your Paypal account and help our charitable goals. This year's goal is to collect $5000 for Wishes for Wells project in association with Yellow House Media. We are helping to install a village well for Isagara, Uganda.


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 of the publishers of this website on Catholicism today.


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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

Mar 5, 0016


by Debra Ann Booton

MARCH 7 is the traditional feast day of ST. THOMAS AQUINAS (+1274), this being the anniversary of his death. However, in 1969, it was decided that since the date usually fell in Lent, they would ch...

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Feb 28, 0016


by Debra Ann Booton

FEBRUARY 28 is the traditional memorial of SAINT ANGELA OF FOLIGNO (+1309). It is celebrated by the Franciscan Tertiaries and Regulars on January 4, but in the United States on January 7. Althoug...

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Feb 22, 0016


by Debra Ann Booton

As with so many of the other popes we have written about, the sources of information are few: The Liber Pontificalis, written by a number of unknowns over the centuries and compiled in the 1500s, a...

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Feb 22, 0016


by Debra Ann Booton

FEBRUARY 22 is the traditional feast day of ST. MARGARET OF CORTONA (+1297). Margaret was born in Loviana, Tuscany in 1247. It was a time of renewal and revolt. The Dominicans and the Francisc...

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