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10 Minute Bible Reflections
The 366 reflections in this volume will help you develop a habit of daily prayer. Each ten-minute reflection begins with a Bible passage, is followed by a commentary that connects the passage to your life, and concludes with a short prayer. The handy size makes this book perfect for your pocket or bedside table. Using this book will guide you in exploring God's Good News in the sacred Scripture. So take ten minutes a day to deepen your relationship with our loving and merciful God.
10 Minutes a Day with Jesus
As Christians we are commanded to live as Jesus lived. How can we leam to do so when he lived so long ago, in a culture so different from our own? Jim Reapsome believes that to grow in our love for Jesus, we must set aside time regularly to be with him and leam all we can from the Scriptures written about him. To that end, I 0 Minutes a Day with Jesus offers more than 150 biblically based reﬂections that illuminate the life of Christ as well as his heart for his people and the world. Each daily devotional can be read in just ten minutes, yet each deeply mines Scripture for fresh insights into Jesus's life, teachings or character. Reﬂection questions and a brief prayer help encourage you to consider how knowing Jesus impacts your life. This daily time with Jesus will inspire you to not only love
100 Challenging Anecdotes
In the Asian tradition of story-telling, this book gathers together a great variety of modern-day anecdotes, which are united by the fact that all of them contain a lesson for life. They help one to improve the quality of one's life, as well as one's relationships with others. The stories are relevant, some are also touching; each is followed by a brief reflection.
100 Empowering Anecdotes
This book contains collection of anecdotes which are powerful challenge to the reader of this book to change herself/himself before attempting to change others! Most of these anecdotes are historical and power packed. they are best read and re-read in silent reflection leading to meditative prayer. Apart from nourishing our souls with values spelt out beautifully in the Gospels, these anecdotes can be very useful instruments in sharing certain lessons that so many of our people hunger for.
100 Motivating Anecdotes
This book contains collection of anecdotes which are powerful challenge to the reader of this book to change herself/himself before attempting to change others! Most of these anecdotes are historical and power packed. they are best read and re-read in silent reflection leading to meditative prayer.
101 Questions and Answers on Angels and Devils
"This book, ANGELS & DEVILS, is a delightful read and a scholarly contribution to a relatively unfamiliar topic, all at the same time. Nowell explores Scripture, the intertestamental literature and Church documents, and even searches art, literature and music to offer the reader a balanced, thorough and orderly account of these fascinating but enigmatic beings. The style is simple and direct, but with wisdom and wit.
101 Questions and Answers on Pope and Papacy
Christopher M.BellittoThis fascinating, readable book answers almost every possible question that comes up Whenever there is a papal transition - questions that haven’t been posed for some time because of the long reign of John Paul II. And with new Popes often advanced in years, these questions remain of perpetual interest and importance. Our guide to addressing these questions is Church historian Dr Christopher Bellitto, a frequent media resource and public lecturer who enlightens audiences about Church history and Catholicism today. With the insights of a scholar and the voice of an entertaining professor, he tackles even the thomiest questions like: I How did the popes justify their authority? I I know that Martin Luther comes along at some point and says that the papacy is the Antichrist. Why did he say this? Was Pius XII really “Hitler’ s pope”? Is the pope the closest person to God on earth?
115 Saintly Fun Facts for Kids of All Ages
You might be surprised to learn about the saint who rode a donkey backward, the saint who helped a “criminal” escape from prison, the saint who was afraid of water, the saint who was a charcoal-burner, the saint who was kidnapped by pirates - and LOTS MORE! Open this book and step into stories of adventure, courage, daring, sacrifice and mystery. Learn how ordinary men and women did extraordinary things and became known as saints. If you think you already know all there is to know about the saints, you might decide to think again. Do you know WHAT a saint is? Maybe you do and maybe you don’t. Do you KNOW any saints? Maybe you don’t or maybe you do! Open this book and discover answers, questions, amazements, amusements, and oodles of fun facts!
22 Steps to a great Catholic parish
For most Catholics, the parish is the church. It is the place where they encounter Jesus and embrace his gospel way of life. It is the place where they find others who share that desire and that experience and collectively celebrate the reality of Christ in their lives.
25 Question about the Pope
Who is the pope? How do popes help the world? How are popes chosen? What does the pope do during a normal day? Why does the pope travel to other countries? Why does the pope make rules for Catholics? How can we help the pope in his work? These are just some of the 25 questions that people often ask about the pope. Learn more about the pope — and our Catholic faith! — as you read the answers.
25 Questions about Signs and Symbols of the Catholic Faith
Why is the cross the best-known Christian symbol? What is the meaning of the Advent wreath? Why do we get ashes on our foreheads on Ash Wednesday? What is a rosary? Is the Bible a symbol? What do candles symbolize? These are just some of the 25 questions that people often ask about signs and symbols of the Catholic faith. Learn more about these signs and symbols — and our Catholic faith! — as you read the answers.
25 Questions about the Sacraments
What arc the seven sacraments? Why do we baptize babies? What difference does the Eucharist make in a person's life? Why is Marriage a sacrament? Who can receive the sacrament of Holy Orders? Why are Catholics expected to celebrate Reconciliation? These are just some of the 25 questions that people often ask about the sacraments. Learn more about the sacraments — and about our Catholic faith! — as you read the answers.
25 Questions about the Virtues and Vices
What does Jesus teach us about virtues? What is a vice? Is love more than a feeling? What is true courage? How can I stop being jealous? How can I deal with my anger? These are just some of the 25 questions that people often ask about virtues and vices. Learn more about them — and about our Catholic faith! — as you read the answers.
25 Questions about Vocations and Ministries
What is a vocation? How do I find out what my vocation is? How do people know if they are called to religious life? What does an altar server do? How is being part of a family a vocation? How is friendship a vocation? These are just some of the 25 questions that people often ask about vocations and ministries. Learn more about them - and about our Catholic faith! - as you read the answers.
2Minute Quiet Times
Here's a one-stop spiritual first-aid kit that readers will want to have on hand for those moments when life challenges their patience, courage, resolve and faith. Open to any page or look up a particular need in the handy index to find a quick "time-out" that combines Scripture, a brief story, a prayer and an action they can take to regain their serenity. People of all ages will find an easy and effective antidote for their needs. Specific problems range from "when life is too hectic" to "when you doubt God’s love," while more general needs span "when a door closes" to "when your struggles seem too much to bear." Turn to any page and in just two minutes readers will gain a fresh perspective on their problems, regain their composure, relieve their tension and find peace by placing themselves back in the light and care of God.
30 days with saint Paul
Saint Paul was perhaps the most important evangelist in the early church. baptising scores into a burgeoning Christianity. An Apostle and a martyr, he is most often remembered as a firebrand, but his letters were deeply and profoundly spiritual. In 30 days with saint Paul, Thomas J. Craugwell delve into the the scriptures and brings forth the devotional power of saint Paul.
30 Days with the Irish Mystics
As Pagans, the Irish people were passionate about song and poetry. As Christians, their passion, combined with a fiery love for Christ, produced some of the finest and touching spiritual poetry of the church. in 30 days with the Irish Mystics, join Thomas J. Craughwell as he meditates on the works of the great Irish saints. fro the well known Saint Patrick and Saint Brigid to the obscure St Molaise and Saint Ita, the prayerful poetry of the Irish Mystic is uplifting, beautiful and devotional.
30 favorite novena
This is a little booklet which contain 30 of the most popular catholic novena prayers to be recited nine days in succession in petition for some favour. They include prayers to St Joseph, St Raphael, St Anne, st Anthony, St Jude, St Gerard, St Rita, St Therese the little flower and holy souls in purgatory.
40 Days of Grace (Lenten Prayers and Reflections)
Begin your lenten journey this year with Father Laurin Wenig as your guide. Allow his inspired insights to lead you deeper into your own lenten experience of renewal. Each day you will find a short reflection based on the scripture readings for that day. These conclude, on weekdays, with a prayer that serves as a "thought for the day". For each Sunday of Lent, there are three reflections, one for each year of the liturgical cycle. This volume, then, may be used in Years A, B, and C. The Sunday reflections are followed by several questions that suggest ways to act upon the readings during the coming week. Using the dual themes of hearing the Word of God and working toward a change of heart, Father Wenig develops a crescendo as he moves through the readings of the days and weeks of Lent, building dramatically to the passion and Easter
40 Days to a Joy Filled Life
This book is not about thinking the way most people think. It is about thinking the way few people think! Building on the core message of the New York Times bestseller The 4:8 Principle, 40 days to a Joy-Filled Life is a collection of inspiring daily readings, provocative questions and practical guided exercises designed to help you think, speak and act in ways that directly result in abundant joy and equip you to handle even the most desperate times and difficult people. The blissful, stress-free existence you've always wanted is just forty short days away — so let's get started. It's time to unlock the secret to a joy-filled life!
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.
99 Success Secrets of Jesus
Discover the 99 Success Secrets of the Greatest Teacher of All Time - You will learn Leadership secrets of Jesus the Bible doesn’t reveal. The hidden lessons in Jesus’ teachings. Your mission, message and purpose in life. The fastest Way to unlock your God- given potential. Spiritual strategies for achieving your dreams. The book achieves these objectives by illustrating speciﬁc examples utilized by Jesus. Unlocking the mystery of Jesus ’ power. Blending spiritual concepts with practical solutions. Revealing insights into Jesus’ miracles. Providing a daily “Action Plan” for success.
A book of Saints
this book offers a new look at the saints. from the ancient martyrs to the sixteenth-century mystics to the modern-day missionaries, she profiles some of the real-life men and women who became God's human representatives on earth, and whose moving stories of courage and determination, unconditional love and self-sacrifices still speak to us today.
A book of Saints for Catholic Moms
whether you are a spiritual mom or a mom with children who keep you on the move, A book of saints for catholic moms will provide much joy, guidance, and companionship on your journey. this book introduces fifty-two holy companions as guides for the vocation of Catholic motherhood. read this book and get more
A Christ centred Rosary
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than mere survival - Aristotle. It is a new way of praying the Rosary. It provides for each mystery: - Fresh and simple insights. - Scriptural suggestion to cultivate a particular virtue/ attitude. - Biblical Still Point to trigger contemplation. Praying the Rosary using this booklet will help one to grow into Christ through Mary. Taste and see how sweet and soothing is the Rosary!
A Companion to Teachers
Here is a book full of enthusiasm, sage advice, and encouragement for teachers. Each brief reﬂection addresses an aspect of teaching, and is followed by a question for consideration and a suggested practice for the day. These prayerful reﬂections remind teachers that their work is both art and ministry, as Well as a grace-filled privilege. By reading this book and praying through it teachers Will remind themselves of What they already know and believe about teaching, but sometimes lose sight of amid the daily hustle and bustle.
A Concise Catechism for Catholics
The new Catechism of the Catholic Church has focused attention upon the need for Catholics to renew their understanding of the key doctrines of their faith. In this concise catechism, Fr James Tolhurst offers a clear summary of the teaching of the Catholic Church on Jesus Christ, God, the Church, the Sacraments and Moral Law, cross-referenced to the full Catechism, to the relevant biblical passages and to the documents of the Second Vatican Council. Supplementing the catechism are a rich section of prayers and a helpful subject index. An essential book for all Catholics who wish to incorporate in their lives the teaching contained in the new Catechism, this best- seller has established itself as indispensable for schools and parishes. lt is invaluable for all those seeking instruction in the faith. The question and answer form so familiar to many presents the essential teachings of the faith in a clear,
A Concise Guide To Catholic Social Teaching
Topics related to Catholic social teaching emerge regularly in American political and civil discourse, often connected to discussions about religious freedom, abortion, immigrant right, racism, capital punishment, and health care.
A confessor’s Handbook
For many years, A confessor's Handbook has been the indispensable guide for priest and seminarians on the sacrament of Reconciliation. There are many books for priests on preaching, leadership, liturgy, spiritual direction, and counseling, but A confessor's Handbook focuses specifically on the priest's ministry as confessor.
A consecration to Jesus through Mary with saint John Paul II
This fresh look at Marian consecration takes the themes and structures of saint Louis de Mortfort's preparation for total consecration and incorporates the teachings and insights of pope John Paul the II, including prayers, contemplation, and resolutions that will open our heart to the holy Trinity.
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