Discipleship is one of the core element of christian faith and practice. The invitation to discipleship is a difficult task but not an impossible one. It is a life long journey of growing intimacy with the lord and master, Jesus Christ. When one is baptized one attains nobility but, to live out this baptism, one requires integrity.
I Believe in Eternal Life
Drawing his inspiration from the last article of the Apostles' Creed ("I believe in eternal life")- Cardinal Martini introduces us in this book to some fundamental themes of Christian faith and hope: life after death, judgment, the resurrection. His reflections are prompted by the fear of death, which is a natural instinct, but which does not have to transform itself into an anguish that paralyzes the heart and mind.
The Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius
The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola outline the Church's classic means of orienting one's soul toward God and eternal salvation. Reader will learn how to practice detachment from sins and firmly direct their will toward holiness
The Confessions St. Augustine
Written in the waning days of the Roman era, Augustine's Confessions are the moving diary of a soul's journey. From his earliest memories of childhood, through his turbulent and licentious youth, to his resolute conversion at the age of 32, Augustine traces a pilgrimage of unbounded grace. throughout, he passionately addresses the spiritual questions that have engaged thoughtful minds since the beginning of time.
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