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Sacred Reading

NEW ANNUAL PRAYER BOOK BASED ON LECTIO DIVINA

Sacred Reading

Lectio divina is a traditional prayer practice that has been growing in popularity. Inspired by the traditions of Ignatian spirituality, the Sacred Reading series by the Apostleship of Prayer—an international Jesuit prayer ministry—is a unique guide to the use of lectio divinia through a simple, six-step process that provides a prayerful and imaginative exploration of the daily Gospel readings and helps readers look for application in their own lives.

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Rebuilding Your Message

NEW FROM THE AUTHORS OF REBUILT! THE MESSAGE MATTERS

Rebuilding Your Message

Michael White and Tom Corcoran sparked a firestorm in 2013 with their first book, Rebuilt, the story of how they brought their parish back to life. In Rebuilding Your Message, the award-winning authors now share their carefully honed communication practices to help priests, staff, volunteers, and parishioners better proclaim the irresistible and life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ at every level.  

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Unleashed

UNLEASH THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT IN YOUR LIFE

Unleashed

Sonja Corbitt was an evangelical Baptist before she converted to Catholicism. In Unleashed, she shares her passion for the scriptures by weaving the Word of God with her own experiences to show readers how the Holy Spirit flows through their lives in relationships, prayer, and even in times of suffering. Corbitt has been captivating Catholic women across the country with her message about God and his desire to know them in a deep and personal way. 

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LEAH LIBRESCO TALKS ABOUT HER NEW BOOK

SEVEN CATHOLIC PRAYER PRACTICES FOR YOUNG ADULTS

Arriving at Amen

Arriving at Amen
Leah Libresco
$15.95
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Intimate Graces

NEW BOOK BY TERESA TOMEO AND HER HUSBAND DOMINIC PASTORE

Intimate Graces

In Intimate Graces, bestselling author and Catholic media personality Teresa Tomeo and her husband, Dominick Pastore, invite couples to enrich their marriages by practicing the fourteen Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy. Through their own story and that of other married couples, Tomeo and Pastore demonstrate how reciprocating the works of mercy brings out the best in a marriage.

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AWAKEN YOUR INNER PILGRIM

The Soul of a Pilgrim

The Soul of a Pilgrim
Christine Valters Paintner
$15.95
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THE EIGHT SPIRITUAL PRACTICES IN THE SOUL OF A PILGRIM

Whether you are setting out on a physical pilgrimage or embarking on a pilgrimages within your soul, Christine Valters Paintner's eight practices for the journey within will
help you along the way.

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Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching: Living as a Disciple of Christ (Student Text)

NEW SOCIAL JUSTICE TEXTBOOK FOR THE USCCB FRAMEWORK

Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching: Living as a Disciple of Christ (Student Text)

Organized around the seven principles of Catholic social teaching, Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching helps students gain a greater understanding of the roots of social teaching in the Church, its context in the Bible and Catechism and real-life examples of charity and justice in action. The textbook, the second in the Encountering Jesus series released by Ave Maria Press, adheres to the USCCB guidelines for Elective Course C: Living as a Disciple of Jesus Christ.

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Pray with Me

SEVEN SIMPLE WAYS TO PRAY WITH YOUR CHILDREN

Grace Mazza Urbanski, children’s ministry director for the Apostleship of Prayer, gives practical advice on how to help children find opportunities to pray throughout the day. Using warmth, humor, and passion, Urbanski draws on personal experience to show how families are brought closer together through deeper contact with God. In Pray with MeUrbanski identifies seven ways that parents can help deepen their child’s relationship with God by using everyday life as a trigger for prayer.   

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The USCCB offers three guiding principles for developing an effective adult faith formation ministry:

  1. Enable ongoing conversion of adults
  2. Promote active membership in the parish
  3. Prepare adults as missionary disciples

This free video series will help parish leaders and coordinators of adult faith formation the tools and inspiration needed to live out these three important goals

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PICK YOUR WEDDING READINGS

Together for Life

Together for Life
Joseph M. Champlin
Peter A. Jarret, C.S.C.
$4.50
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Sacred Reading
Apostleship of Prayer
$15.95
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