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ALL CREATION AWAITS

ALL CREATION AWAITS
$18.99
From the bestselling author of Wild Hope -- a beautiful book for Advent.

Open a window each day of Advent onto the natural world. Here are twenty-five fresh images of the foundational truth that lies beneath and within the Christ story. In twenty-five portraits depicting how wild animals of the northern hemisphere ingeniously adapt when darkness and cold descend, we see and hear as if for the first time the ancient wisdom of Advent: The dark is not an end but the way a new beginning comes.

Short, daily reflections that paint vivid, poetic images of familiar animals, paired with charming original wood-cuts, will engage both children and adults. Anyone who does not want to be caught, again, in the consumer hype of "the holiday season" but rather to be taken up into the eternal truth the natural world reveals will welcome this book.

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9781612617855
Publication Date: 
2016-10-03
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ALL FOR HER: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FATHER PATRICK PEYTON, C.S.C.

ALL FOR HER: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FATHER PATRICK PEYTON, C.S.C.
$20.00

On December 18, 2017, Pope Francis declared that Father Patrick Peyton, C.S.C., lived a life of heroic virtue and gave him the title "venerable," marking another step closer to sainthood for the "Rosary Priest." This new edition of Peyton's biography tells the story of his life and dedication to the Blessed Mother as he discerned his vocation, overcame the obstacles of advanced tuberculosis and lack of education, and became a priest who eventually preached to more than 28 million people worldwide, worked with Hollywood stars, and founded Family Rosary and Family Theater Productions.

This new edition of Peyton's autobiography--originally published in 1967 and reissued in a revised edition in 1997--includes black-and-white photos and a new foreword by Holy Cross Family Ministries president Fr. Willy Raymond, C.S.C., reflecting on Peyton's legacy as a saint for family prayer and his cause for canonization.

Meet one of the newest candidates for sainthood: a priest who was formed by his own family's Rosary devotion--and his formation as a Holy Cross priest--to promote peace and unity across the globe through family prayer.

Peyton--probably best known for the inspirational phrases "the family that prays together stays together" and "a world at prayer is a world at peace"--encouraged family prayer and devotion to the Rosary throughout his ministry. In his autobiography, the Rosary Priest reflects on his journey from a farm boy in Western Ireland to one of the most effective missionaries of the modern age.

In All for Her Peyton describes his travels to America, hoping to become a millionaire and instead finding work as a janitor in the Scranton cathedral, where he realized the call to the priesthood. In 1929, Peyton entered the seminary, but after years of study and training he was diagnosed with advanced tuberculosis. Conventional treatments at the time were not working. He prayed to the Virgin Mary and his health quickly began to improve. In gratitude he committed his vocation to promote devotion to the Blessed Mother and the Rosary. On the day of his ordination as a priest in the Congregation of Holy Cross, Peyton said, "I gave my heart and soul in love to Mary. I promised her all the merit of my priesthood until death. The merit and glory of every action I would ever perform would be hers and hers alone."

Peyton immediately began advocating for the practice of family Rosary devotion. He embraced the new media as a means to reach people across the globe, and developed radio and television programs that spread a message of prayer and family unity. He founded Family Theater Productions in 1947. Performers in his productions included such stars of Hollywood's golden age as Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Gregory Peck, and Lucille Ball.

Peyton also preached to millions in person, organizing two hundred-sixty Rosary Crusades across the globe. These large rallies included worship, prayer, and benediction. Peyton continued to be active until the 1990s and died in 1992. In 1997, the cause for his canonization was opened.

All for Her is part of Ave Maria Press's Holy Cross series. These books explore and celebrate the history and spiritual vision of the Congregation of Holy Cross, a religious order of priests, brothers, and sisters founded in France in 1837 by Blessed Basil Moreau, C.S.C., who was beatified in 2007. Included in the series are works of biography, spirituality, and devotion.

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9781594718854
Publication Date: 
2019-04-05
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AN OVERVIEW OF GREGORIAN CHANT

AN OVERVIEW OF GREGORIAN CHANT
$16.99

The modern liturgical movement owes a great debt to Solesmes monk Dom
Eugène Cardine (1905-1988), whose tireless research in the ancient
manuscripts uncovered the elusive secrets of Gregorian Rhythm, thus
revealing some of the original pristine beauty of Gregorian chant. In this
volume, Dom Cardine sums up the origin, decline, and restoration of the
chant, and challenges researchers to continue his work.

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9781557250551
Publication Date: 
1992-10-01
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ANCIENT FAITH FOR THE MODERN WORLD

ANCIENT FAITH FOR THE MODERN WORLD
$14.95
In this well-researched, engaging, and accessible book, author Brian Schmisek carefully explains each of what the church the twelve "articles" of the Apostles' Creed and explores their meaning for a twenty-first century faith. Included at the end of each chapter is a "bottom line" summary of that article of the creed and questions for discussion on how the belief can impact our daily life.
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9780879465711
Publication Date: 
2016-03-15
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ANCIENT PATHS: BENEDICTINE GUIDANCE

ANCIENT PATHS: BENEDICTINE GUIDANCE
$16.99
This field-tested guidebook presents Benedictine spirituality and monastic spiritual practices as a source of wisdom and practical guidance for Christian formation today.
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9781557257734
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AND SO WE PRAY 2: SUPPORTING YOUNG ADULTS THROUGH THE COLLEGE YEARS

AND SO WE PRAY 2: SUPPORTING YOUNG ADULTS THROUGH THE COLLEGE YEARS
$10.99
YES! More of the same encouragement to get to know the Lord you'll find in the first book. More of the same amazing real-life stories told  by women who generously wanted to help you. More of the same sound Scripture-based advice for shepherding young adults through the college years. In this edition, author Maribeth Harper addresses many more "hot-button" topics college-aged young adults face and helps parents to navigate those challenging circumstances with truths from the Catholic faith.

From Maribeth ~~
"Both of my books are full of personal stories shared with me by generous Christian women who struggled in one way or another with their child's college years. For each situation they described, I turned to Scripture and the teaching of the Catholic Church to offer moms with lots of practical, relevant help. 

Each chapter includes personal stories, an application of Church teaching, a prayer, and follow up Scriptures on the theme for further recollection or journaling. The books are ideal for small groups of Praying College Moms but I have also heard from moms who have just picked it up, and read it slowly and prayerfully! (And some read it in one sitting, too). 
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9780692889299
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AND SO WE PRAY: GUIDANCE FOR MOMS WITH COLLEGE-AGED YOUNG ADULTS (COMPLETE)

AND SO WE PRAY: GUIDANCE FOR MOMS WITH COLLEGE-AGED YOUNG ADULTS (COMPLETE)
$14.99

As mothers, we want to activate the most powerful weapon imaginable to help our children succeed in their college-aged years. That weapon is prayer. ...And So We Pray will help you pray in a deep and meaningful way through this time of transition by providing you with thought-provoking, faith-based, real-life applications to contemporary issues that you and your young adult may face during the exciting, and sometimes challenging, college years and beyond.

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9780692162064
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ARCHBISHIP SHEEN'S BOOK OF SACRAMENTS: AN ANTHOLOGY

ARCHBISHIP SHEEN'S BOOK OF SACRAMENTS: AN ANTHOLOGY
$19.95
Aiming at bringing to today's reader the legacy of Archbishop Sheen's knowledge, this present collection of writings consists of two of Sheen's most memorable books on the sacraments and matrimony. Many will agree that this book should be required reading for every engaged couple, but it also serves as a great resource in understanding the meaning of marriage for all couples providing them with great insights and tried-and-true spiritual strategies.
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9781644134597
Publication Date: 
2021-07-27
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AROUND THE MONASTIC TABLE: GROWING IN MUTUAL SERVICE & LOVE

AROUND THE MONASTIC TABLE: GROWING IN MUTUAL SERVICE & LOVE
$29.95

It is said that the heart of the home is the kitchen tale, and the same is true of the monastic home. Saint Benedict devoted ten chapters to the monastic tale and to providing and serving food as well as necessities; inserted in the middle are chapters on the sick, the aged, and children. That arrangement makes it clear that the tale is about care, not just discipline. Sister Aquinata Backmann offers a thorough study of these core chapters in Benedict's Rule. Drawing on scholarship and personal experience of the monastic tale, she demonstrates in this commentary the relationship between Benedict's Rule and other rules, including those of Basil, Augustine, and the Rule of the Master. More than discipline, what comes through here is the focus on care for weaker members, practicality about work schedules and demands, and the overall desire to meet the needs of the brothers and sisters sharing life together.

Aquinata Backmann, OSB, PhD, is a member of the Benedictine Missionary Sisters of Tutzing, Germany. She has taught in Rome since 1973 at the Pontifical Institute for Spirituality and Moral Theology Regina Mundi and as the first woman professor at Sant' Anselmo. She is the author of Perspectives on the Rule of Saint Benedict, also published by Liturgical Press.

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9780814618745
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ART NOURISHES LIFE: SELECTED WORKS FROM THE SAINT VINCENT ART & HERITAGE COLLECTIONS

ART NOURISHES LIFE: SELECTED WORKS FROM THE SAINT VINCENT ART & HERITAGE COLLECTIONS
$25.00

When the founder of Saint Vincent, Boniface Wimmer, OSB, arrived in Latrobe, Pennsylvania in 1846, he quickly set out to establish a monastery and school that would be immersed in the arts. Envisioning the arts as having the same status and support as science and religion, Wimmer immediately began to assemble artists, teach students, and collect art. Over the past 170 years Saint Vincent has been inspired by its founder's vision - continuing to collect art that edifies spaces on campus, provokes discussion, and engages diverse modes of thought and inquiry. "Art Nourishes Life: Selected Works from the Saint Vincent Art & Heritage Collections" traces a unique history of collecting back to the mid-19th century when artwork began arriving at the nascent community through the auspices of King Ludwig I of Bavaria. At the time of this publication, Saint Vincent counts some 4,000 works of art in its holdings ranging from ancient to contemporary in nearly all media. This full-color volume features over fifty works culled from Saint Vincent's impressive holdings. These works stand not only as a testament to Abbot Boniface and King Ludwig, but to the myriad of artists, educators, and benefactors whose determined efforts collectively acknowledge the power of art to transform its viewers and environment.

 About the Authors

 

 Andrew Julo serves as the director/curator at the Verostko Center for the Arts on the campus of Saint Vincent College in Latrobe. Before relocating to Pennsylvania, Julo was formerly as a member of the curatorial staff managing the corporate art collection of Hallmark Cards in Kansas City, Mo. Julo is a graduate of the University of Missouri - Kansas City (M.A.) and Saint John's University in Collegeville, Mn (B.A.).

 

A senior curator in the Word and Image Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Douglas Dodds is responsible for developing the Department's digital art collections, which range from early computer art to recent born-digital works. Dodds has curated a variety of exhibitions and displays at the V&A including: Chance and Control: Art in the Age of Computers (2018-); Barbara Nessim: An Artful Life (2013); and Digital Pioneers (2009-10) as well as an expanded version of the Barbara Nessim exhibition for the Bard Graduate Center in New York (2014). Other V&A projects include Deciphering Dickens, an initiate that makes the Victorian author's manuscripts more accessible online. In addition, Dodds leads efforts to digitize the Department's prints, drawings, paintings and photograph collections. Douglas is a Trustee of Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children's Books and chairs the associated Seven Stories Collection Trust.

 

A member of the Saint Vincent Archabbey monastic community, Br. Nathan Cochran, OSB, (1957 - 2014) served as the director of The Saint Vincent Gallery for over thirty years. Br. Nathan curated over sixty exhibitions, interpreting the art and history of Saint Vincent, including the 1986 seminal exhibition, "Gifts of a King: The Treasured Art of Saint Vincent Archabbey.

 

Roman Verostko, co-founder of the Algorists, identifies with first generation pioneers of computer art who create original algorithms for generating their art. Perennially interested in semiotics, philosophy, and cross- cultural exchange, Verostko's work exists at the nexus of creativity and technological innovation. Over the course of his career, Verostko's work has appeared in over a hundred exhibitions nationally and internationally, and to date, he has twenty-two published articles on subjects ranging from a 1964 paper on Abstract Liturgical art to his 1988 International Symposium on Electronic Art paper identifying the biological analogues to generative art. His work is in numerous international public and private collections.

 

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9780578652658
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ART OF DYING WELL

ART OF DYING WELL
$14.95
ISBN/SKU: 
9781644136065
Publication Date: 
2022-02-22
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ARTS & THE CHRISTIAN IMAGINATION: ESSAYS ON ART, LITERATURE & AESTHETICS

ARTS & THE CHRISTIAN IMAGINATION: ESSAYS ON ART, LITERATURE & AESTHETICS
$28.99
Dr. Clyde Kilby was known to many as an early, long and effective champion of C. S. Lewis, and the founder of the Marion E. Wade Center at Wheaton College, IL, for the study of the works of Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and other members of the Inklings. Less known is that Dr. Kilby was also an apologist in his time for arts, aesthetics and beauty, particularly among Evangelicals.

This collection offers a sampler of the work of Dr. Clyde Kilby on these themes. He writes reflections under four headings: "Christianity, Art, and Aesthetics"; "The Vocation of the Artist"; "Faith and the Role of the Imagination"; and "Poetry, Literature and the Imagination."

With a unique voice, Kilby writes from a specific literary and philosophical context that relates art and aesthetics with beauty, and all that is embodied in the classics. His work is particularly relevant today as these topics are being embraced by Protestants, Evangelicals, and indeed people of faith from many different traditions. A deeply engaging book for readers who want to look more closely at themes of art, aesthetics, beauty and literature in the context of faith.

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9781612618616
Publication Date: 
2017-01-01
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BATTLEFIELD OF THE MIND (REVISED EDITION)

BATTLEFIELD OF THE MIND (REVISED EDITION)
$14.99
Worry, doubt, confusion, depression, anger and feelings of condemnation: all these are attacks on the mind. If readers suffer from negative thoughts, they can take heart! Joyce Meyer has helped millions win these all-important battles. In her most popular bestseller ever, the beloved author and minister shows readers how to change their lives by changing their minds.

She teaches how to deal with thousands of thoughts that people think every day and how to focus the mind the way God thinks. And she shares the trials, tragedies, and ultimate victories from her own marriage, family, and ministry that led her to wondrous, life-transforming truth--and reveals her thoughts and feelings every step of the way.

This special updated edition includes an additional introduction and updated content throughout the book.

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9780446691093
Publication Date: 
2002-10-01
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BE MERRY (CD)

BE MERRY (CD)
$18.95
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709887012426
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BE NOT TROUBLED: A 6-DAY PERSONAL RETREAT WITH FR. JEAN-PIERRE DE CAUSSADE (BASED ON THE SPIRITUAL CLASSIC ABANDONMENT TO DIVINE PR)

BE NOT TROUBLED: A 6-DAY PERSONAL RETREAT WITH FR. JEAN-PIERRE DE CAUSSADE (BASED ON THE SPIRITUAL CLASSIC ABANDONMENT TO DIVINE PR)
$12.95

For more than 250 years, Abandonment to Divine Providence by Fr. Jean-Pierre de Caussade has offered inspiration and spiritual balm for those plagued with doubt, anxiety, and fear. Motivated by his own life-changing encounter with this spiritual classic and the popular resurgence in practicing Christian mindfulness, bestselling author and retreat leader Rev. Jeffrey Kirby serves up six meditations, rooted in Caussade's work, for today's reader and presents them as a personal retreat. Perfect for anyone looking to renew their trust in God and live freely in the present moment, Be Not Troubled invites you to let go of what you can't control and discover a place of deep serenity in God.

How does the contemporary person who is constantly forced to multitask, is fragmented and torn in different directions, and feels more connection through technology than through face-to-face interaction come to know and experience God's presence?

In Be Not Troubled, Kirby draws on his decades of experience as a popular retreat leader and speaker to offer you the wisdom of Caussade distilled into a six-day personal retreat that equips you to embrace the present moment and shake fear from your mind--all by recognizing the power of God.

This process begins with time-tested tools drawn from the renowned spiritual classic Abandonment to Divine Providence, which presents a series of influential spiritual reflections from Caussade, a beloved eighteenth-century French Jesuit.

In popularizing this classic for today's readers, Be Not Troubled

  • rejects a spirituality of fear and shame by introducing you to God as a loving provider who knows you and wills your happiness;
  • guides you in personally surrendering your will to God--an essential step in developing deep faith;
  • helps you see God in the details as you recognize ordinary moments as opportunities to experience God and his love for you; and
  • instructs you in embracing the sacrament of the present moment, dispelling doubt and anxiety from your life.
  • Practical steps, invitations to practice presence, and reflective prayers guide you through these spiritual habits, which are broken out into six days of brief, accessible meditations that can be completed in the midst of your daily life.

    Rather than the future or the past, and rather than in cyberspace or somewhere else, God is found in this moment and in this place. The present moment can be lived and cherished as a sacrament, a visible sign of invisible graces. And it's in this sacrament that we can most know ourselves and encounter the living God.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781594718731
    Publication Date: 
    2019-04-26
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    BECOMING HUMAN

    BECOMING HUMAN
    $13.95
    Acclaimed as a man who inspires the world, (Maclean's) and a nation builder (Globe and Mail), Jean Vanier has made a difference in the lives of countless people. In this provocative book, Vanier shares his profoundly human vision for creating a common good that radically changes our communities, our relationships, and ourselves. He proposes that by opening ourselves to outsiders, those we perceive as weak, different, or inferior, we can achieve true personal and societal freedom. Becoming Human is not only a book of extraordinary ideas, but a revolutionary call to action. The 10th anniversary edition includes a new Introduction by the author. +
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    9780809145874
    Publication Date: 
    2008-09-01
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    BECOMING WOMEN OF THE WORD: HOW TO ANSWER GOD'S CALL WITH PURPOSE & JOY

    BECOMING WOMEN OF THE WORD: HOW TO ANSWER GOD'S CALL WITH PURPOSE & JOY
    $15.95

    Winner of a 2020 Catholic Press Association book award (third place, scripture-popular studies).


    The women God called to bring his chosen people into the world were ordinary women who struggled with emptiness, oppression, infertility, and loss--yet who found strength and hope in God. In her first book, Sarah Christmyer--codeveloper of The Great Adventure Catholic Bible study program--pairs the stories of key Old Testament women with stories of women she has known to show us how we can hear God, say yes to his call, and share him with the world just as they did.

    Breaking open the scriptures to reveal the historical, cultural, and biblical context in which Old Testament women lived, Sarah Christmyer breathes new life into their stories and makes their lives surprisingly relatable. In the process, she shares stories from her own faith journey and the lives of family and friends to show how the same principles that turned ordinary women into heroines of the faith are true for our lives today.

    Each chapter of Becoming Women of the Word highlights the spiritual legacy of one or more women in the Old Testament. Their world was vastly different from ours, yet they faced the same questions we do: when we can't feel God's presence, where do we find help? When our world is collapsing, where is God? Why should we trust him? How can we trust him? Christmyer simply and clearly draws from the lives of these women important principles that help us to trust--even as we struggle with doubt. For example:

  • Through Eve, we learn to hold on to God's promise even when we fail.
  • Sarah reminds us to wait on God's timing to make us fruitful.
  • Miriam, the sister of Moses, shows how to lead by example.
  • Ruth and Esther challenge us to see womanhood as a gift.
  • Hannah and Judith inspire us to trust God even in matters of life and death.
  • These unforgettable portraits create a colorful mosaic of faith, encouraging us to mine God's Word for spiritual treasure and to pass on the gift.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781594718779
    Publication Date: 
    2019-08-02
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    BENEDICT IN THE WORLD: PORTRAITS OF MONASTIC OBLATES

    BENEDICT IN THE WORLD: PORTRAITS OF MONASTIC OBLATES
    $24.95

    In Benedict in the World, Linda Kulzer, O.S.B., and Roberta Bondi have gathered stories of many of the ordinary and extraordinary men and women Benedictine oblates--members of the Benedictine family who live in the world.

    Benedict in the World begins with an introductory chapter citing some reasons for an influx of Benedictine oblates into monasteries today. It then presents in detail a collection of the lives of nineteen significant Benedictine oblates who lived from the years 973 to 2000.

    Nearly half the contributors are themselves Benedictine oblates and most of the others are professed Benedictine monastics. The combined effort offers support and inspiration to those who have loved their oblate journey and brings to light the lives of these outstanding lay monastics. Among the more well-known oblates included are Dorothy Day, Patrick and Patricia Crowley, Jacques and Raissa Maritain, Walker Percy, H. R. Reinhold, and Elena Cornaro.

    Chapters are "Foreword: On Being a Benedictine Oblate," by Roberta Bondi; "Introduction," by Linda Kulzer, OSB, "Monasticism Beyond the Walls," by Linda Kulzer, OSB, "Carolyn Attneave: Catcher of the Light," by Paschal A. Morlino, OSB; "Oblate and Heroine: Elena Lucrezia Scholastica Cornaro Piscopia (1646-1684)," by Ann Kessler, OSB; "Patrick Crowley: Oblate of St. Benedict," by Patty Crowley; "Faith in Action: The Lives of Patrick and Patricia Crowley," by Margaret Colleton; "Evelyn Davie's Dream Deferred," by Mary Ruth Coffman, OSB; "Prayer and Work in the Light of Dorothy Day," by Rita (McClain) Tybor; "Eric Dean: Presbyterian Pilgrim," by Phyllis K. Thompson; "Believing Is Seeing: Frances of Rome, Patron of Benedictine Oblates," by Susan Anderson Kerr; "Rumer Godden: Oblate Novelist," by Catherine Wybourne, OSB; "Edith Gurian, Oblate Peter," by Mary Anthony Wagner, OSB; "Henry II: Monk-King," by Hugh Feiss, OSB; "On the Road to Emmaus: The Spiritual Journey of Joris-Karl Huysmans," by George C. Tunstall; "Emerson Hynes: A Vocation to Conversation," by Owen Lindblad, OSB; "St. Benedict and the Maritains," by Lucie R. Johnson, OBLSB; "Walker Percy: The End of His Beginning," by Edward J. Dupuy; "Faithful to the Very End: Oliver Plunkett, Irish Martyr and Archbishop," by Jem Sullivan; "Denys Prideaux: The Oblate Abbot," by Charles Preble; "H. A. Reinhold: Architect of the Liturgical Movement in America," by Julia Upton, RSM; and "Rita Sorg's Life of Joyful Hope: Remembering the Transfiguration on Tabor," by Donald Raila, OSB

    Linda Kulzer, OSB, PhD, is co-editor of Medieval Women Monastics: Wisdom's Wellsprings and Purity of Heart in Early Ascetic and Monastic Literature: Essays in Honor of Juana Raasch, OSB, published by The Liturgical Press.

    Roberta Bondi, DPhil., is a Professor of Church History at the Candler School of Theology, Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and the author of nine books in the area of spirituality.

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    9780814625712
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    BENEDICT'S RULE: A TRANSLATION & COMMENTARY

    BENEDICT'S RULE: A TRANSLATION & COMMENTARY
    $49.95

    Benedict's Rule: A Translation and Commentary is the first line-by-line exegesis of the entire Rule of Benedict written originally in English. This full commentary - predominately a literary and historical criticism - is based on and includes a new translation and is accompanied by essays on Benedict's spiritual doctrine.

    A monk who has striven to live according to the Rule of Benedict for thirty-five years, Father Kardong relates it to modern monastic life while examining the sources (Cassian, Augustine, and Basil) Benedict used to establish his Rule. Overviews - summaries of notes, source criticism, or structural criticism - follow some chapters, and a large bibliography of the current scholarship and source references are also included. Benedict's Rule: A Translation and Commentary also includes the Latin text of the Regula Benedicti. This reference work is invaluable to libraries and to those who are called to interpret the Rule. It will be opened again and again. Indexed.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780814666708
    Publication Date: 
    2021-02-28
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    BENEDICTINE HANDBOOK

    BENEDICTINE HANDBOOK
    $24.95

    The Benedictine Handbook is a lifelong companion for oblates, associates, and friends of the Benedictine communities. Many people who visit communities for retreats and quiet days look for help in integrating into their daily lives some of the things they see and experience. This handbook will help people follow the Rule of Benedict as it explains the essential elements of Benedictine spirituality. It provides information on the spread of the Benedictine movement, its outstanding figures, and the main branches of the Benedictine family today. It also includes a simple version of the Daily Office and a collection of Benedictine devotions. It is a member's handbook" that deepens the sense of belonging among those who seek regular contact with a Benedictine community.

    The Benedictine Handbook will appeal to a broad range of readers who may or may not be familiar with Benedictine literature. The contributors to The Benedictine Handbook come from Benedictine backgrounds in the United States and Europe.

    Chapters and contributors include in Part One: Tools of Benedictine Spirituality *The Work of God, - by Demetrius Dumm; *Lectio Divina, - by Michal Casey; *Prayer, - by Mary Forman; *Work, - by Lauren McTaggart; *Perseverance, - by Kym Harris; *The Vows, - by Richard Yeo; and *Hospitality, - by Kathleen Norris. Part Two: The Benedictine Experience of God includes *A Simple Daily Office, - by Fr. Oswald; *Benedictine Prayers, - by Fr. Anthony; *A Benedictine Who's Who, - by Robert Atwell; and *Benedictine Holy Places, - by ColmanO'Clabaigh. Part Three: Living the Rule includes *In Community, - by Columba Stewart; *In Solitude, - by Maria Boulding; *As Oblates, - by Patrick Phelan; and *In the World, - by Esther de Wall. Part Four: The Benedictine Family includes *A Short History, - by Joe Rippinger; *Benedictine Orders, - by Dominic Milroy; and *The Cistercian Tradition, - by Nivard Kinsella. The contributors to Part Five: A Glossary of Benedictine Terms are Terrence Kardong and Jill Maria Murdy. A Benedictine Handbook also includes *Preface to the Rule, - by Patrick Barry; and *The Rule (Patrick Barry's Version). -

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    9780814627907
    Publication Date: 
    2003-01-01
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    BIBLE (MEDITATION BOOKLET)

    BIBLE (MEDITATION BOOKLET)
    $5.95
    Bible meditations from Genesis to Revelation for busy people. This unique program presents an overview of the entire Bible for daily meditation. Each selection ends with a suggestion for reflection and further reading.
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    9780782904598
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    BIBLE - NAB PERSONAL GIFT SIZE BURGUNDY

    BIBLE - NAB PERSONAL GIFT SIZE BURGUNDY
    $27.00
    Thiscomplete personal-size edition of the New American Bible contains manyhelpful aids for easy Bible reading and study. Features 32 colorillustrations, presentation pages, a family record section, a Bibleindex and dictionary, footnotes and cross references. Set in 7-pt.type. Gift boxed. Format: 1644 pages, burgundy imitation leather cover Size: 4.5 x 6.5 inches Publisher: Catholic Book Publishing ISBN: 9780899425504
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    089942550X
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    BIBLE - NEW CATHOLIC BIBLE GIFT & AWARD

    BIBLE - NEW CATHOLIC BIBLE GIFT & AWARD
    $21.00

    This Gift Edition of the New Catholic Bible (NCB) from the World Catholic Press imprint is a welcome addition to the expanding line of NCB offerings. Both the text and the rich explanatory footnotes of this fresh, faithful, and reader-friendly translation are set in highly readable fonts.

    A fine companion for the spiritual journey, this edition is intended to be used by Catholics during private prayer, meditation, and study. The convenient 51/2 x 8⅝ format with gold-stained edges comes in an attractive variety of colors, other bindings, and varied price points.

    Enhanced Features

  • Presentation Page
  • Prayer to the Good Shepherd
  • Decorative End Papers
  • Noteworthy Features

  • Words of Christ in Red
  • Learning about Your Bible Section
  • Parables of Jesus in Chronological Order
  • Miracles of Jesus in Chronological Order
  • Eight Pages of Helpful Maps
  • ISBN/SKU: 
    9781953152664
    Publication Date: 
    2022-09-01
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    BIBLIA DE AMERICA

    BIBLIA DE AMERICA
    $17.95
    This complete translation, approved by the Episcopal

    Conference in Mexico and with the authority of the Episcopal

    Conferences in Colombia and Chile, is from the original texts

    and offers ample introductions; useful notes; maps; chronological

    events; and a Bible dictionary. Its pastoral character

    makes it an excellent choice for laypeople, religious, and

    priests.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780899422749
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    BILLY GRAHAM: AN ORDINARY MAN & HIS EXTRAORDINARY GOD

    BILLY GRAHAM: AN ORDINARY MAN & HIS EXTRAORDINARY GOD
    $14.99
    Just in time for the first anniversary of Billy Graham's death, Allison's reflection on the life and work of America's pastor is now available in paperback.

    New preface by the author, new to this edition.

    Billy Graham said, "You have no idea how sick I get of the name Billy Graham, and how wonderful and thrilling the name Christ sounds to my ears." So why another book about him? Lon Allison, evangelist himself, and popular evangelical pastor in Wheaton, Illinois, has learned much from Billy. Allison retells the highlights of what has been, by any objective account, a fascinating life, and tells it in a way that resonates with the Graham legacy of serving God and seeking to spread the Good News.

    Every stage of Graham's life is included, even the rough spots, with appreciation and a desire to answer the question: What can we learn from the life and ministry of Billy Graham? What is his legacy? What was his message and how might it still be relevant for today.

    "Many will welcome the intimate details of his life revealed by Allison. Their close relationship allows the author to present a 'bird's-eye view' of the evangelist." --David Gibson, Catholic News Service

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781640602052
    Publication Date: 
    2019-02-01
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