Catholic Authors of Note

Catholic authorsOf course there are far too many fantastic Catholic authors in the Church’s tradition to list here, so we’ll limit ourselves to a dozen Americans who have made particular contributions to Catholic culture and/or evangelization from 1900-present. If you read from these figures you’ll soon be led to the giants on whose shoulders they are standing. Just click on a name (listed alphabetically) to learn something about the author and find his or her writings.

1. Dorothy Day

2. Scott Hahn

3. Russell Kirk

4. Peter Kreeft

5. Alasdair MacIntyre (Scottish, but has spent greater part of academic career in U.S.)

6. Ralph McInerny

7. Fr. Louis (Thomas) Merton, O.C.S.O

8. Flannery O’Connor

9. Walker Percy

10. Fr. James Schall, S.J.

11. David L. Schindler

12. Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

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