What the Moderators are Reading:

The Holy Bible (RSV Second Catholic Edition):

  1. The Gospel According to Matthew
  2. The Gospel According to Mark


  1. Rerum  Novarum, Pope Leo XIII
  2. Quadragesimo Anno, Pope Pius XI
  3. Laborem Exercens, Pope John Paul II
  4. Centesimus Annus, Pope John Paul II


  1. Politics and Progress: The Emergence of American Political Science by Dennis J. Mahoney
  2. A Pope and a President by Paul Kengor
  3. At the Limits of Political Philosophy by Fr. James Schall
  4. Control Freaks: 7 Ways Liberals Plan to Ruin Your Life by Terence Jeffrey
  5. Politics by Aristotle (Translation and Glossary by Joe Sachs)
  6. The Republic and The Laws by Marcus Tullius Cicero ( Translation by Niall Rudd)


  1. Morbid Democracy by Jose Ortega y Gasset
  2. Did the Constitution Kill the Common Good? by Thaddeus Kozinski
  3. When the Benedict Option is the Only Option by Dwight Longnecker



Seminar Readings:

  1. “Dreaming Up a New America” – Dupes: How America’s Adversaries Have Manipulated Progressives for a Century by Paul Kengor
  2. “Why Are Catholics Still Democrats?” – “The Democrats Abandon Catholics” by Cardinal Timothy Dolan
  3. “The End of the Liberal Democracy” – Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke (Oxford World Classics)
  4. “The Republic and Its Laws” – How Conservatives & Liberals View The Federalist by George W. Carey

For Homeschooling Parents Grades 10-12:

  1. The Heritage Guide to the Constitution (Fully Revised Second Edition), Matthew Spalding, Executive Editor
  2. A Student’s Guide to Political Thought by Harvey C. Mansfield
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