Padre Pio of Pietrelcina (1887-1968) is probably the best known saint of our times. A stigmatist since 1915 when he received the invisible wounds of Christ, he bore these marks visibly from 1918 until his death. Padre Pio possessed remarkable gifts, including celestial perfume, the reading of hearts, bi-location, prophetic insight, miraculous cures and remarkable conversation.
Issues In Contemporary Christian Thought
For anyone interested in how Christianity got to where it is today and where it might be going in the future, Duane Olson provides a well written and compelling road map through the labyrinth of competing theological perspectives.
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.
Could you ever come back to the Catholic Church?
Sixteen million Catholic feel separated from the Church, and 40% of you say you'd come back if the Church really wanted you. This book was written to address your concerns: the real reasons that caused you to leave in the first place, the problems you may have about doctrinal matters, the doubts you may have experienced, the anger you may still harbor towards God and towards the Church.
The Judas Syndrome
This condition of recurring heresy is the Judas Syndrome: it betrayed Christ unto death, and it afflicts the church and the world unto this day. In these pages, author Thomas Colyandro investigates seven of history's most harmful and seductive heresies, and reveals how they have indeed returned to menace the church once more.