For the men of the parish:

The Lion of Münster: The Bishop Who Roared Against the Nazis, by Daniel Utrecht, tells the story of Cardinal Clemens Von Galen, the Bishop who stood up to Hitler.  This is a great look into a saintly man who take a stand against evil in his time and encouraged his flock to do so as well. Purchase on Amazon here.
For the women of the parish:
Around the Year with the Von Trapp Family by Maria Von Trapp, of Sound of Music fame, is great introduction to celebrating the liturgical year in the domestic church at home with anecdotes, projects, songs and even recipes! Purchase from Sophia Institute Press here.