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7 Secrets Of Confession
In 7 Secrets Of Confession, best selling author Vinny Flynn explores the hidden truths of this encounter with Jesus, presenting what to many will be a whole new way of going to confession, and inviting you to begin an exciting personal journey to healing and holiness.
A Fresh Look at Confession
David Knight was forty years a priest before he learned that priests don't hear sins in confession. "What you are really revealing is your ideals," he says. "The real you has a different set of ideals, reflecting your heart instead of your lapses. This 'you' abides with God." With these words Father Knight reveals that A Fresh Look at Confession is unlike anything you may have read about the sacrament. He speaks about the heart of confession, its meaning and mystery, and why it is so necessary for authentic followers of Christ
A mother’s letters
Readers who have enjoyed conchita: mother's spiritual diary will not want to miss this remarkable collection of her letters to her family. The venerable servant of God lived all of the state of life possible for a christian woman, she was a single young woman, a wife the mother of nine children, a widow and a professed religious.
A pathway under the gaze of Mary
Sister Lucia was a prominent figure of the Portuguese Catholic world of the 20th century. As the Shepherdess of Fatima who, together with Francisco and Jacinta saw our lady in 1917, she is regarded as a child blessed and chosen to spread the message of peace and salvation of God throughout the world.
A School of Prayer
Prayer is essential to the life of faith, in this superb book, comprised of pope Benedict's weekly teaching, the holy father examines the foundational principles of the life of prayer. Believers of various backgrounds and experience in prayer from beginner to spiritually advanced will be enriched by this spiritual masterpiece.
A Treasure Chest of Spiritual Thoughts
This is not a book. This is a small bag of seeds —seeds of bliss. Sow these in your heart and nurture them tenderly with love to enjoy peace and happiness now and in eternity. This is not a book. This is a box of pills. These pills can be used as nutrient, tonic or healing agent for the growth, development and well- being of the spirit. Take them one at a time chewing slowly to savour the taste and for proper absorption. It is my hope, wish and prayer that these will strengthen you and help you in your spiritual growth.
this is a shocking immersion into the depths of the American battle over abortion. Here is preserved up-close and in detail an important historical moment that reveals at once the commitment, the fears, the frustration and the hope of those who oppose abortion and the darkest truth about the practice of abortion itself . this book is unprecedented, provocative and will leave its marks on all who read it.
Abandonment to divine providence
this book has the simply able and profound to lead us to God. it is a marvelous gift, read this book, and know the healing found in receiving God as he comes to us at every moment of our day. it offers newcomers to mysticism and spiritual direction a clear, compelling path to entering into God's presence.
Abandonment to Divine Providence
dependence on God brings perfect peace, perfect freedom, and perfect love. this book talks about childlike surrender to the guidance of grace. we do not have to understand what is happening, we simply have to believe that God is in control and orders all things to our good. read this book and know better
Abandonment To Divine Providence
this special volume of the famous spiritual treatise also includes the many insightful letters of father de Caussade on the practice of self abandonment. These numerous letters provide a great additional source of wisdom and practical guidance for how to grow in abandonment and to deepen our union with God in our daily lives.
According to your mercy
This is beautiful spiritual book. The psalm sparkle, the medications are rich in insight and the incisive reflections from the church fathers add a breadth and depth to the historic prayers of God's people. it is a book that helps to better understand what is true about us and about our God who loves us.
Adam and Eve after the Pill
This ground breaking book by noted essayist and author Mary Eberstadt contends that sexual freedom has paradoxically produced widespread disconnect. Drawing on sociologist Pitirim Sorokin, Carle Zimmerman, and others:Adam and Eve after the Pill examines as no book has before the seismic social changes caused by the sexual revolution and will change the way readers view the paradoxical impact of the this revolution ideas, morals, and humanity itself.
Adam to Zacchaeus
The human person is not only a rational being, but also an emotional being. In the Bible, each of the prominent personalities had a particular emotion that dominated their life. In this book the author explores the emotions of different biblical figures, analyses the way those emotions were handled and draws inspiration for handling his own as well as of those of the reader. The core of Jesus' message being love of God and love of neighbour, the book lays particular emphasis on the emotions of Jesus and shows the reader how the Lord, the Incarnate Son of God Himself, understood emotions in his own life, as well as those in the life of the people and used the same for their benefit. It's all about mastering one's own emotions and fostering an attitude promoting or facilitating such mastery in the lives of those we live, work or interact with.
An Exorcist Tells His Story
In this book, Father Amorth allows the reader to witness the activities of the exorcist, to experience what an exorcist sees and does. He shows how real and powerful the devil is, and how his wicked and evil influence is so prevalent today in many people's lives.
Angels and Devils
Angels and Devils has to be the most thorough book about the Angels yet written in modern times. Here, the bestselling author, Joan Carroll Cruz expounds upon the traditional definitions and delineations of the Angels, asking and answering virtually every conceivable question about them.
Angels of God; The Bible, the Church and the Heavenly Host
Angels are everywhere- As a matter of fact, right at your side. Forget the sweet-faced cherubs of popular culture, however, and brace yourself for a far more potent reality: powerful heavenly beings who play a significant role in the personal drama of daily life- your life.
Ascent of mount carmel
This volume represents a modernized edition of John’s rarely published Work: Ascent of Mount Carmel, a commentary on his spiritual poetry. The poem recounts John’s passage through a dark night of faith on his journey toward complete union with God. Through his lyric poetry and humble Wisdom, he has become an encouraging companion for people throughout the centuries Who are passing through their own “dark night of the soul”. For the Christian faithful, this volume Will serve as an essential introduction to one of Christianity’s greatest luminaries. For spiritual seekers of all faiths, Ascent of Mount Carmel provides a classic road map for the mystical journey.
love is the basic drive and goal of human life. the alpha and omega of every human act. love is the rock-bottom explanation for every single thing that we do. that is the first of the eighteen principles of love theory and love therapy covered in this book. read and find out more
Be Human Be Holy
All religions preach love as their core teaching; yet we ﬁnd people belonging to different religions ﬁghting against one another. Not only do they ﬁght as individuals but as organized groups as Well. When religion degenerates into religiosity either at the individual or at the organizational level, religious practices and structures tend to replace religious values. Religion, then instead of becoming a liberative force, becomes a means of exploitation. This book is an attempt to analyse this phenomenon and discuss the core values that are the common heritage of all religions. These values, according to spiritual masters, are love, Wisdom and inner freedom. The author has tried to analyse the different dimensions of these three core values in so convincing and practical a Way as to help the reader build up a mature and adult spirituality.
Beauty and Joy of Catholic Faith
“How timely that Fr. Hrudayaraj Gade, has offered the Church his book entitled “The Beauty and Joy of Catholic Faith” in the Year of Faith. Following the great and long tradition of transmitting of the Catholic Faith, the present publication in a simple way communicates to the reader the Faith to be believed, Faith to be celebrated, Faith to be lived and Faith to be prayed. I am sure this publication of the Author will have impact in many to experience the beauty and joy of Catholic Faith and thus be renewed evangelizer for new evangelization.”
Beginning to Read the Fathers
Boniface Ramsey has spent his life in the study of the early church fathers, and this magisterial book is clearly the products of someone who knows his way unerringly through the woods. He has the gifts to make complex and antique notions live and shine again.
How we believe: Believing Catholic is a matter of knowing, understanding and responding to a story the true story of God's love for us. It offers the fundamentals that have to be there if thinking and practicing Catholic are going to have any appeal or make any sense.
Believing in Jesus
Believing in Jesus is designed to help cradle Catholics come to a deeper understanding of the beliefs and practices they have held all their lives and to make Catholic belief more accessible for those new to the church. As Foley writes, '' this book will help some scared and scarred people and challenge others.''
Between Heaven and Charing Cross
this book is an extended meditation on faith in Jesu Christ. it is a passionate account that directs our attention unflinchingly to the reality of life, without losing sight of heaven as our destiny. read this book and get more to enrich yourself
Blessed are the Pure in Heart
Purity is one of those spiritual and moral virtues that have suffered and are suffering in society today, due either to ignorance, neglect, or conscious and obstinate violation. But in most religious traditions, purity of mind and heart is considered a prerequisite for encountering the divine. Purity refers to the state of being chaste and undefiled. It is a grace and a gift from God and a reflection of God’s holiness in humans. The modern media, with disastrous consequences for the respect and dignity of the human person, confuses, distorts and diffuses falsehood over the real meaning of human sexuality and the value of purity. There is an influx of pornography and disparaging obscenities that arouse sensuality and blur the mind. Against the backdrop of this aggressively destructive new global ethics, the author seeks to redeem and to present with refreshing clarity the time-honoured value and virtue of purity. According
Born for Joy
All of us are born to be joyful. A beautiful life is the result of lived and profound joy. Both joy and life are in a way synonymous with God Who alone is the source and author of life. This little book brings you mini reﬂections on what, in essence, constitutes real joy and, in effect, real life. Life is giving, not receiving; life is fulflling, rather than merely being fulﬁlled. Joy is the sum total of all that is fulﬁlling, in the process rendering life itself complete. Through the pages of this book, the author, a seasoned Writer, brings the reader face to face with the numerous facets of joy as seen in equally numerous aspects of the Catholic Faith we are so privileged to be part of: the Eucharist, Mary, the Communion of the Saints, Divine Providence, Service, Family, and so much else! The reader thus begins to
Breath of God: living a life Led by The Holy Spirit
Catholics know God as their father and Jesus as their friend, yet most bypass the third person of the Holy Trinity in their spiritual lives. Drawing on more than thirty years of ministry experience, Dave Pivonka, T.O.R., walks readers through a new way of relating to the Holy Spirit by sharing personal encounters, including an experience that changed his life. What he learned along the way will lead readers to have their own unique encounter and discover the joy of living a life moved by the Spirit.Breath of God shows readers how God's Spirit is present and active in everyday life. Fr Pivonka shares his journey with the Holy Spirit mixed with selections from the Bible, the Catechism, and papal writings to paint a new picture of the Holy Spirit and what it should mean to Catholics everywhere. Each chapter closes with a couple of personal reflection questions and a
Building A culture of the family the Language of love
From the title page onward, Msgr, Livio Melina rightly speak of a culture of the family. The family is always the fundamental unit of human society, The family is where almost all of us receive our first lessons in living with others
Carmel Land of The Soul
their approach to God through self-knowledge and contemplative prayer has typified the order throughout the centuries. it has gathered momentum with the passing of years until contemplative prayer is almost synonymous with the Carmelite charism. read this book and know more about the carmelite