A knowledge of classical mythology is indispensable in understanding and appreciating much of the great literature, structure, and painting of both the ancients and the moderns.
Christ* Church* Mankind; The Spirit of Vatican II according to POPE JOHN PAUL II
The glory of God is the living man, say St. Irenaeus. This same perception so dear to John Paul II is central to the vision of faith that underpins Vatican II, reemerges in its documents, and shines out of the long and intense witness of Pope John Paul II.
The Church In The Making
The Church In The Making responds to this pressing pastoral reality by outlining and explaining the issues still alive in the catholic church as it continues the work of implementing Vatican II. This volume focuses on three of the council's documents: the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church (lumen Gentium): The Decree on the pastoral office of bishops in the church(Christus Dominus), and the Degree on the catholic Eastern church (Orientalium Ecclesiarum),
Catholic Customs And Traditions
Here is a book that belongs in every Catholic home, parish, and school library. From Candlemas to the Easter candle, through relics, Mary, the saints, indulgences, the rosary, mystagogia, feast days,laying on of hands, and more, Greg Dues traces the vast riches of the traditions, customs, and ritual practices that make up the Roman Catholic experience.
St. Joseph Church History
Here is a unique history of the Catholic church given in summary form that shows how in every epoch the Church has given incontestable proofs of its divine origin. Its set forth the major events in the life of the church in a clear and logical fashion that make them understandable to the modern reader.