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What if the words of the Pope-or many popes-were offered in language so accessible that young Catholics could understand them? That is what Pauline Kids offers in this series of prayer books: Thoughts and Prayers of the Pope for Young Catholics. Adoring Jesus with the Holy Father includes teachings and prayers of twelve popes about the Holy Eucharist, set in the context of a holy hour. Themes include: making time for God, the real presence, the Eucharist as a holy sacrifice, the Eucharist as communion, loving Jesus, the Mass, becoming the Body of Christ, and the Eucharist as bread for the world. This volume also contains the prayers for exposition and benediction.
This book presents the fundamentals of the Catholic faith in a concise question-and-answer format. Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church, this popular handbook covers the Creed, the Sacraments, Christian morality, and prayer.
Blessed Are the Stressed can help you find the opportunities for deeper happiness that lurk all around you. Best-selling author Sr. Mary Lea Hill helps you delve deeper into the beatitudes, our special passageways to joy, and unlocks their secrets for a happy life. You will find yourself smiling, if not laughing out loud, at her unique insights into the would-be blessings hidden in the ups and downs of everyday life.
Does life have meaning? What's the purpose of my life? Drawing from both his sermons and writings, Life's Purpose: Wisdom from John Henry Newman lets us reflect with one of the great philosophers of the 19th century on a problem that continues to perplex us today. Find meaning in your life with Newman, a masterful preacher, influential thinker, and follower of God.
How do I know if I'm living an authentic Christian life? Jesus calls each person to holiness, yet he calls each of us in a unique way. Where can we find the guidance we need as we walk along our paths to God? Catherine is a sure guide along the way of loving service to our neighbors for the sake of Christ.
I love God, but my prayer doesn t seem to be going anywhere. What s happening? Sometimes prayer seems effortless. Other times, no matter who we are or what our vocation is in life, we are distracted by some other interest. Teresa of Avila teaches us to both live and pray in reality, and to find God s peace and his presence in the midst of our daily lives.
Does suffering have meaning? Drawing from the timeless spiritual classic The Imitation of Christ, this book helps the reader discover the meaning of suffering in everyday life and how these trials can lead him or her closer to God. Thomas á Kempis teaches the reader how to relate their own struggles with those of Jesus. Uncover the value of suffering in this enlightening book.
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