"Reading this book was one of the greatest graces of my life!" — St. Thérèse of Lisieux In the late nineteenth century, Father Charles Arminjon, a priest from the mountains of southeastern France, assembled his flock in the town cathedral to preach a series of conferences to help them turn their thoughts away from this life’s mean material affairs—and toward the next life’s glorious spiritual reward. His wise and uncompromising words deepened in them the spirit of recollection that all Christians must have: the abiding conviction that heavenly aims, not temporal enthusiasms, must guide everything we think, say, and do. When Father Arminjon’s conferences were later published in a book, many others were able to reap the same benefit—including fourteen-year-old Thérèse Martin, then on the cusp of entering the Carmelite convent in Lisieux. Reading it, she says, “plunged my soul into a happiness not of this earth.” Young Thérèse, filled with a sense of “what God reserves for those who love him, and seeing that the eternal rewards had no proportion to the light sacrifices of life,” copied out numerous passages and memorized them, “repeating unceasingly the words of love burning in my heart.” Now the very book that so inspired the Little Flower is available for the first time in English. Let the pages of The End of the Present World and the Mysteries of the Future Life fill you with the same burning words of love, with the same ardent desire to know God above all created things, that St. Thérèse gained from them. Let them also enrich your understanding of certain teachings of the Faith that can often seem so mysterious, even frightening: The signs that will precede the world’s end The coming of the Antichrist, and how to recognize him The Judgment and where it may send us: heaven, hell, and purgatory Biblical end-times prophecy: how to read it and not be deceived Jesus commands us to be ever-watchful for his return, and ever-mindful that we have no lasting city on earth. The End of the Present World and the Mysteries of the Future Life is an invaluable aid to inculcating in your spirit that heavenly orientation, without which true human happiness cannot be found—in this world or the next. The End of the Present World and the Mysteries of the Future Life Emphasizes the importance of everlasting eternity, not the time we spend here on earth Explains what will happen at the time of Christ's return Teaches how to bear misfortunes and difficulties with patience 5¾ x 8¾ inches
The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary From the Visions of Ven. Anne Catherine Emmerich : Incredibly revealing and edifying background of Our Lady, her parents and ancestors, St. Joseph, plus other people who figured into the coming of Christ. Many facts described about the Nativity and early life of Our Lord, as well as the final days of the Blessed Mother--all from the visions of this great mystic. The Life of Mary As Seen By the Mystics: A masterpiece that combines the visions of four great Catholic mystics into one coherent story on the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Based primarily on the famous revelations of Ven. Anne Catherine Emmerich and Ven. Mary of Agreda, it also includes many episodes described in the writings of St. Bridget of Sweden and St. Elizabeth of Schenau. To read this book, therefore, is to share in the magnificent visions granted to four of the most privileged souls in the history of the Church. In complete harmony with the Gospel story, this book reads like a masterfully written novel. It includes such fascinating details as the birth and infancy of Mary, her espousal to St. Joseph and her Assumption into Heaven where she was crowned Queen of Heaven and Earth. For young and old alike, The Life of Mary As Seen By the Mystics will forever impress the reader with an inspiring and truly unforgettable understanding of the otherwise unknown facts concerning Mary and the Holy Family. The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary: 5½ x 8½ inches ISBN: 9780895550484 Author: Anne Catherine Emmerich Format: Softcover Pages: 395 Language: English The Life of Mary As Seen By the Mystics 5½ x 8½ inches ISBN: 9780895554369 Author: Raphael Brown Format: Softcover Pages: 264 Language: English 2 Book Set The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary From the Visions of Ven. Anne Catherine Emmerich Learn about the Blessed Virgin's ancestry, childhood, and her life as the mother Jesus The Life of Mary As Seen By the Mystics The visions of four great Catholic mystics about the life of Mary
Saint Gianna Beretta Molla: The Gift of Life tells the inspiring story of Saint Gianna from her awaited birth to her touching death. This book reveals the friendly and loving Gianna while we see her coping with the death of her siblings and later her parents, moving to different places throughout her childhood years, struggling with schoolwork, falling in love with her future husband, fulfilling her duties as a doctor and raising children. Born on October 4, 1922, in Italy on the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, Giovanna Francesca, soon began to be called Gianna. Her parents encouraged her to discover her "special gifts and talents" and arranged for her education. Gianna was impressed with the idea that we can prepare ourselves for heaven by the way we live on earth. She became active in the Catholic Action movement, instilling the young girls with Gospel values. Her "special gifts and talents" and her passion for helping others were starting to be uncovered. Gianna studied medicine and became a doctor in 1949 specializing in pediatrics. Practicing medicine was not just her job, but the way she obeyed Jesus' command to love one another and nurture both body and soul. She thought about becoming a lay missionary in Brazil, and working with her brother among the sick poor. It was not until she met Pietro, the brother of one of her dying patients, that Gianna realized that God was calling her to marry and be a good Christian wife, mother and doctor. Morning Mass, prayers, housework and seeing patients all became part of Gianna's daily routine, which she greatly looked forward to. More joy was brought into Gianna's life with "special gifts" from Jesus, the birth of her children, Pierluigi, Mariolina and Lauretta. Gianna found great joy in living her vocation as a wife, mother, and doctor. Convinced that all life is God's gift, Gianna treasured her husband and children above all else. That is how she found the strength to place the life of her fourth child, still unborn, before her own. Faced with the most difficult choice of her life, Gianna did what she had always done: trusted God in everything. Ages 9-12
In Pray For Me: The Life and Spiritual Vision of Pope Francis, First Pope From the Americas, Dr. Robert Moynihan, founder and editor of Inside the Vatican magazine, will offer an introduction to the life and work of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now Pope Francis. “This is an exciting time not only for the Church but for the world,” said Gary Jansen. “The election of the world’s first Latin American pope, a man of Italian heritage, means a bridging of the Northern and Southern hemispheres in a way we’ve never seen and signifies a new global vision for the 1.2 billion people who call themselves Catholic.” Moynihan’s book will give readers an insight into the spiritual vision of the new pontiff with a look at his most inspirational teachings on God, Jesus, marriage and family, life, prayer, religious freedom, and more. “Many people say it takes the Catholic Church a long time to make decisions, but that hasn’t been the case lately,” said Jansen. “Not only did the cardinals elect a new pope in two days, but the decision to elect a pope from Latin America instantly puts the 400+ million Spanish speaking Catholics around the world in the spotlight. This is an exciting time and we’re all curious to see what happens next.” Dr. Robert Moynihan is founder and editor of Inside the Vatican magazine, a monthly journal on Church and world affairs from Rome. He is regarded as one of the world’s leading Vatican analysts and author of Let God’s Light Shine Forth: The Spiritual Vision of Pope Benedict XVI. He received his Ph.D. in medieval studies from Yale University and divides his time between Rome and Annapolis, Maryland. He has appeared on Fox News, CNN, ABC, EWTN and other worldwide networks and media outlets. He is married and has two sons. Pray for Me: The Life and Spiritual Vision of Pope Francis, First Pope from the Americas Who is Pope Francis? The man and his spiritual vision God, Jesus, marriage, family life, religious freedom, and more
This work is a popular but thorough biography of St. Junipero Serra (1713-1784), the tireless Franciscan missionary who came to California in the eighteenth century to evangelize the Native Americans. Well known for the historic missions that he helped establish all along the coast from San Diego to San Francisco (21 in all), Father Serra is even recognized by the secular society of the United States government as the “Founder of California”. As one of the pioneers who created the United States of America, his larger than life-size statue stands in the hall of the U.S. Capitol. Archbishop Couve de Murville presents an historical and spiritual biography of Serra from his childhood and student days in Majorca, Spain, to his time in Mexico, and to his great missionary work in California. Regarded as a great teacher by his order, his superiors initially made Serra a professor of theology at the Lullian University in Palma, Spain. After teaching for five years, he answered the call to be a missionary to the New World, and embarked on a ship to Mexico in 1749. For the rest of his life he worked tirelessly as a preacher and a missionary in Mexico and California, his motto being “Always forward, never back.” Canonized a saint by Pope Francis in 2015, Father Serra’s presence and work are still very much alive though the beautiful missions that are visited by millions of people every year. This deluxe edition includes numerous illustrations, most in color, of the life and work of Serra, especially of the missions that dot the landscape of California, many gloriously restored to their original beauty. The Man Who Founded California: The Life of Blessed Junipero Serra Author: M.N.L. Couve de Murville A spiritual and historical biography of the St. Junipero Serra, who was newly canonized by Pope Francis in 2015 An in-depth look at St. Junipero’s life from his childhood in Spain through his missionary work in California Learn why St. Junipero is recognized as the “Founder of California” 7 x 10 inches
Do you have a child who is into everything? Your energetic, bubbly child is often the center of attention and sometimes in the middle of trouble! Or perhaps you have a child who is just the opposite: quiet, studious, and slow to warm up in social situations. Then there's the future lawyer: that argumentative, willful child who sometimes makes you want to pull your hair out. As parents, we all have, at one time or another, wondered: Where did this child come from? Why isn t he just like me? Am I doing something wrong? You are not doing anything wrong, and there is very likely nothing wrong with your child! The differences described above are all differences in God-given temperament. When you understand your child's unique temperament, you will have the key to unlocking his behavior, moods, and motivational forces. The end result is not only more effective discipline for day-to-day adventures but also a lifelong recognition of how to nurture your child's strengths as a loving and supportive parent, teacher, or grandparent. Become an active, compassionate participant in your child s social and spiritual formation and bring peace, happiness, and holiness to your family in the way God intended. Art and Laraine Bennett provide an accessible synthesis of classical wisdom, modern counseling, science, Catholic spirituality, and wonderful storytelling to the four basic temperaments that serve as the foundation of one's personality and approach to life. This is the authors third book on the topic of temperaments, sharing not only their professional expertise but also their personal life experiences. They have been married for thirty-four years and have four children one each of the four temperament types! The Temperament God Gave Your Kids: Motivate, Discipline, and Love Your Children Finally: understand the uniqueness of each of your children Learn the strengths and weaknesses of your kids Practical guidance to truly knowing how to handle each child
Sister Faustina Kowalska, the Polish nun who had mystical encounters with the merciful Christ in the early 20th century, was canonized a saint by Pope John Paul II. The Pope also declared the first Sunday after Easter to be Divine Mercy Sunday, and it was during the vigil Mass of this feast that the Holy Father received his last Holy Communion and drew his last breath. The message of Divine Mercy as communicated through Sister Faustina is both a starting point and a recurring theme for Cardinal Schönborn's discussion of God's merciful love. The Archbishop of Vienna explores the presence of God's great mercy in the Scriptures, Tradition, the life of Christ, and the sacraments and works of the Church, while raising important questions along the way, such as, "What is the relationship between mercy and justice?" Christoph Cardinal Schönborn is the Archbishop of Vienna. The renowned theologian was the primary editor of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Born in 1945, the Dominican was a student of Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI. He has written numerous books and articles on faith, including Chance or Purpose? , a study of the theory of evolution and the relationship between faith and science. "Mercy is the central nucleus of the Gospel message. In our time humanity needs a strong proclamation and witness of God's mercy . . . Go forth and be witnesses of God's mercy, a source of hope for every person and for the whole world." - Pope Benedict XVI We Have Found Mercy: The Mystery of God's Merciful Love Explores God’s mercy in the Scriptures Discusses Sister Faustina’s message of Divine Mercy Answers important questions 5 x 7.8 inches
Available in English for the first time, this short book is a powerful introduction to the spiritual wisdom of one of the Church’s newest saints: Elizabeth of the Trinity. There was nothing extraordinary in Elizabeth of the Trinity’s life. There were no ecstasies. She didn’t work miracles. She didn’t communicate heavenly messages through visions or words she heard. Instead, she presented a message to modern man through her own life of fidelity, showing us that the true road to contemplative prayer is not an ascent to grasp God, but a descent into the depths of one’s heart. She teaches us that only by drawing our souls inwardly can we move toward bold abandonment and achieve immersion in God, thereby connecting our spiritual lives to the eternal praise of the saints in heaven. In our noisy culture, Elizabeth of the Trinity reminds us of God’s power to establish in us a profound and peaceful stillness. She reminds us that that the Trinity is our home, and that God has created us in order to be united to Christ. In these pages, Sister Giovanna della Croce presents a brief and readable introduction to the teachings of Elizabeth of the Trinity, showing us the truth path to contemplative prayer. St. John Paul II considered Elizabeth of the Trinity to be one of the most influential mystics in his spiritual life. Now you, too, can begin incorporating in your own spiritual life the mystical wisdom of Elizabeth of the Trinity. Elizabeth of the Trinity: A Life of Praise to God Explore God's message sent through the writings and prayers of this saint An introduction to the teachings of Elizabeth of the Trinity Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5"
Everyone encounters the question of death at some point in their lives. We all ask it and to some degree, we all try to avoid it. But we who are Christian turn to the life, death and resurrection of Jesus for answers. Walk with Monsignor J. Brian Bransfield as he follows the threads that run through our lives and the gospels, deciphering the very clues that shed light on this unsettling question. "When our loved ones die, we look at the world differently. We look at our faith differently" (Introduction). The first time we encounter death, we are often shaken by an awareness of our own mortality, which brings confusion in its wake. Subsequent experiences of death lead us to wonder about the ultimate meaning of our lives. Our faith, though, can offer a path to peace. If we look to Jesus for help through the struggles, he will show us the way to draw closer to this great mystery. As Christians, we do not have to fear death, for it is the gateway to eternal life. The cross and resurrection of Jesus gained for us the path of salvation. Join Monsignor J. Brian Bransfield as he shares personal experiences and a deep understanding of theology to bring hope to those who grieve and peace to those in sorrow. This is a welcome and accessible volume for anyone pondering death and the mystery of the afterlife. Life Everlasting: The Mystery and the Promise Offers a basic Catholic understanding for the meaning of life and death Personal narrative makes theological concepts easily understandable Help for those who minister to the grieving Meditative text offers a springboard for deeper reflection and prayer 5 1/4" x 8"
God has something extraordinary planned for your life . . . In our fast-paced, highly technological world, this statement might sound a bit lofty, but the lives of millions of souls who have come before us attest to this simple truth: God has a wonderful plan in store for you. With these words, Tom Peterson, founder and president of Catholics Come Home, a nonprofit multimedia organization dedicated to promoting Catholic evangelization, offers inspiration for believers from all walks of life, whether lapsed or practicing, to deepen their faith and draw them closer to Jesus and His Church. In a series of moving stories and personal anecdotes, Tom relates how after rediscovering his faith, he experienced God's unfailing love, and soon found his true purpose in life. You can too! Drawing from scripture, his own struggles and discoveries, and the lives of the saints as well as ordinary individuals, the author offers seven ways to enter into a more deeply personal relationship with Jesus. These are pearls that you can share with others to illuminate the importance of the Catholic faith and open wide the door to a homecoming celebration. "Few souls understand what God would accomplish in them; if they were to abandon themselves unreservedly to Him and if they were to allow His grace to mold them accordingly." - Saint Ignatius of Loyola Catholics Come Home: God's Extraordinary Plan for Your Life Personal stories that will speak to your heart Foreward by renowned author Scott Hahn A powerful reminder that God has a plan for your life 10 Inches x 8 inches
St. Thérèse of Lisieux sought a new way to Heaven: “a little way that is quite straight, quite short: a completely new little way.” Blessed with personal limitations that might have discouraged another, Thérèse believed God would not have given her a desire for holiness if He did not intend for her to achieve it. She learned to humbly accept herself as she was and trust completely in God’s love. First given as a retreat by renowned author Father Jacques Philippe, The Way of Trust and Love navigates excerpts of St. Thérèse’s writings phrase by phrase, extracting powerful, resonating insights. To Thérèse, the journey seemed “little” as she traveled it. A hundred and fifteen years after her death, the message of the young saint and Doctor of the Church has traveled around the world inspiring millions. With this newly translated study of her spirituality, many today will rediscover—or find for the first time—the relevance of “the little way,” in all seasons of life. Fr. Jacques Philippe is well-known for his books on prayer and spirituality. A member of the Community of the Beatitudes, he regularly preaches retreats in France and abroad. He also spends much of his time giving spiritual direction and working for the development of the Community in Asia and Oceania where he travels frequently. Size: 5 X 7.25
“The Christian life we are called to live within the family is not something just to be studied. It is something to be lived. And it is something to be lived with joy.” -Carl A. Anderson, from the Introduction When the Catholic Church speaks of “vocation,” she means the “calling out” of each human person to accomplish a task preordained by God in the co-redemption of the world. Every human being has a vocation. God created each individual soul with a specific purpose in mind. Thus, the greatest joy for a Christian is pursuing the purpose for which God created him or her. For Christians, marriage is a vocation. In this series of interviews and reflections, the Head of the Pontifical Council on the Family at the Vatican focuses on the intricacies of family. Bishop Laffitte provides theological and practical insight to deepen our relationships with our parents, children, brothers and sisters, and, ultimately, God. The Choice of the Family stresses the importance of the family in the twenty-first century and issues a call to action for everyone to reinvigorate the teachings of Jesus in his or her day-to-day life. The Choice of the Family: A Call to Wholeness, Abundant Life, and Enduring Happiness A helpful gathering of interviews and reflections A book that confirms the importance of the family, especially today Learn about the vocation of the family 5 ½ x 8 ¼
For a brief span of time the Son of God walked among us, ate with us, laughed and cried with us. Jesus, God Himself, became one of us, and ultimately died for us. He gave his life for our sins and on the third day rose again, so that we might rise again from the death of sin and live with Him forever. Now, with Son of God: The Life of Jesus Christ in Pictures , immerse yourself in that time. Witness His miracles, listen to His divine teachings, and walk with Him on the road to Calvary as He carries out the redemptive plan for mankind. In these pages, read informative and inspiring profiles of key biblical figures. Discover the background and meaning of key events from Jesus’ life, including His birth in a manger, baptism in the Jordan, calling of Peter, sermon on the mount, miraculous healings, rising of Lazarus, Institution of the Eucharist, Passion and Death, Triumphant Resurrection, and much more. Featuring more than 50 full color photographs from the major motion picture Son of God and a Foreword by producer and star Roma Downey, this life of Christ is a beautiful, inspirational, devotional journey. Son of God: The Life of Christ in Pictures Immerse yourself in the time when Jesus lived among us Discover the meaning of key events from Jesus’ life More than 50 color photographs from the motion picture Son of God 8 ½ x 11 inches
Do you ever feel that if you weren't so busy you would be healthier, happier, more effective, more fulfilled… and maybe even a better person? In The Rhythm of Life Matthew Kelly exposes the lifestyle challenges and problems that face us in this age obsessed with noise, speed, and perpetual activity. In response, he proposes a lifestyle that promotes genuine well-being by attending to our legitimate needs - physically, emotionally, intellectually, and spiritually. From amidst an age inordinately preoccupied with doing and having, Kelly's message rings out with a truth that is challenging and unmistakably attractive: "Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do, or what you have." Are you ready to meet the-best-version-of-yourself? The Rhythm of Life is a brilliant and clear-eyed rejection of the chaotic lifestyle that has captured the world, written with common sense, humor, and extraordinary insight. Victor Hugo once wrote, "There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come." The Rhythm of Life: Living Every Day with Passion & Purpose Learn to live every day with passion and purpose By renowned author and speaker Matthew Kelly Life-changing and inspiring A best-selling title 8.7 x 5.8 x 1.1 inches
Dr.Elsey's Cat Attract Feline Behavioral Modification Litter Additive contains a scent that naturally attracts kittens and cats to use the litter box. It was created through years of observing and testing cats in shelters and Dr. Elsey's clinic. Industry statistics show that non-use of the litter box is the number one behavioral reason cats are abandoned, abused, and placed in animal shelters. Designed for cats who are not using their litter boxes, Cat Attract is the first litter additive to specifically address this problem and provide a clinically tested and consumer proven solution.. Just 20 ounces of this patented product (one bottle) will treat 100 lbs. of medium size particle, non-scented scoopable litter. It is not intended for use with paper, conventional, pine, perfumed, cedar or litters containing baking soda. We recommend Precious Cat Classic or Precious Cat Ultra scoopable litters. Mix 1/4 of the contents of the additive bottle with a freshly filled litter box containing 20-25 pounds of medium sized particle, non-scented scoopable litter. Add 1/8 of this additive when-ever you add more litter. * Helps bring problem cats back to the litter box * Great training litter for kittens * One bottle treats 100 lbs. of litter * Lasts one cat over 3 months * Superior odor control
A stunning work of art! Two Doctor Joneses - one great giclee! Final print in the series! From artist Eric Tan comes this limited edition giclee on paper featuring the final installment to his Indiana Jones series, "Have the Adventure of Your Life Keeping Up with the Joneses"! Measuring 10-inches wide x 21-inches tall, this beautiful work of art is limited to just 195 pieces. Ordrer yours today! Gicl‚e (pronounced "zhee-clay") is an invented name for the process of making fine-art prints from a digital source using ink-jet printing. The word was coined to distinguish commonly known industrial "Iris proofs" from the fine-art prints artists were producing on the same printers. The name has since come to mean any high-quality, ink-jet print, and is often used in galleries and print shops to denote such. In the past few years, the word (as a fine-art term) has come to be associated with prints using fade-resistant "archival" inks and the inkjet printers that use them. A wide variety of substrates are available, including various textures and finishes such as matte photo paper, watercolor paper, cotton canvas, or artist textured vinyl. This article uses material from the Wikipedia article "Gicl‚e" and is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License .
Losing a loved one is perhaps the most painful and overwhelming of life's experiences. It challenges you physically and emotionally and raises tough questions about the future -- about where God is in the midst of your pain. Your key to understanding all these issues -- and healing -- is your Catholic Faith. Grieving with the Help of Your Catholic Faith gives Catholics a meaningful way to help themselves or others through this challenging time. With personal stories, reassuring prayers, and spiritual wisdom, it provides: An understanding of how grief affects -- and can be lightened by -- the heart, soul, and mind The perspective to sort through difficult physical, emotional, and spiritual feelings Positive ways to deal with sorrow Empowering wisdom for building a stronger faith Tips for providing comfort to adults, teens, and children who are grieving. A perfect resource for individuals, grief support groups, clergy, and lay ministers alike, Grieving with the Help of Your Catholic Faith offers comfort, empathy, and inspiration that will be relied upon time and time again. Grieving with the Help of Your Catholic Faith A guide for those who are suffering Consoling, helpful, and hopeful Find hope again even in your loss
A masterpiece that combines the visions of four great Catholic mystics into one coherent story of the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Based primarily on the famous revelations of Ven. Anne Catherine Emmerich and Ven. Mary of Agreda, it also includes many episodes described in the writings of St. Bridget of Sweden and St. Elizabeth of Schenau. To read this book, therefore, is to share in the magnificent visions granted to four of the most priviledged souls in the history of the Church. In complete harmony with the Gospel story, this book reads like a masterfully written novel. It includes such fascinating details as the birth and infancy of Mary, her espousal to St. Joseph and her Assumption into Heaven where she was crowned Queen of Heaven and Earth. For young and old alike, The Life of Mary As Seen By the Mystics will forever impress the reader with an inspiring and truly unforgettable understanding of the otherwise unknown facts concerning Mary and the Holy Family. The Life of Mary As Seen By the Mystics A beautiful view of Mary, her faithfulness, her suffering, and the virtues she lived Taken from the visions of four great Catholic mystics A truly inspiring read 5½ x 8½ inches
With his characteristic eloquence and brilliance, Fulton Sheen presents a moving portrayal of the Blessed Virgin Mary that combines deep spirituality with history, philosophy and theology. Mary's whole life is lovingly portrayed in this word portrait that is a never failing source of information, consolation and inspiration. While considering the different phases of Mary's life, Bishop Sheen discusses various problems common to mankind of every age and reveals clearly that every problem can be resolved. He emphasizes the unique dignity, strength and gifts of women and their ability to help heal the world's problems. Sheen stresses mankind's need of the Mother of God and her burning love for all her children. The great resurgence of devotion to Mary is God's way of emphasizing the worth and dignity of every person against the false doctrines that have so confused the modern world. The World's First Love: Mary, Mother of God By the renowned Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Presents powerful insights into how Our Lady can help us in dealing with the problems in today's world A stunning literary picture of the Blessed Virgin Mary 5¼ x 8 inches
A closer look at the contents reveals that this is a tough, uncompromising handbook to help you deal with all the obligations and problems of the spiritual life. As such, it teaches you what you need to know and to do when the comforts and supports of life have been swept away. Indeed, Fr. Grou reminds you right at the beginning that salvation is only won at a great price. He wrote this book for those who are willing to pay that price themselves. His focus is firmly on Christ, whom he maintains should be the model for your own spiritual life not just in theory, but in the hard fact of sacrifice and love so great as to pierce your heart. Our times are not so far removed from the Godless irrationality that swept across France in Fr. Grou’s day. That’s why, in our own tumultuous age, The Spiritual Life is so desperately needed. It’s the one guide that offers you real help to navigate the treacherous spiritual waters of today’s world, and through it all, to keep the Faith. The Spiritual Life Advance your spiritual life A helpful guide for all who are seeking Christ Witness to true Catholicism in today's society
"I still remember the moment I first saw his open, jovial face, that one-of-a-kind smile, the lively and luminous eyes that seemed that they might be laughing even more. I should have understood already from that smile who he would truly become, what he would represent for me, for us, for everyone, for history." Saint Pope John Paul II was an avid sportsman, a skilled skier, and a lover of the outdoors. That much is known. But the story of his secret trips to the mountains with a handful of his closest friends remains hidden. No longer. For the first time in English, join Lino Zani, John Paul's ski guide and friend for a behind-the-scenes look at the Pope away from the Vatican. The Secret Life of Pope John Paul II is the story of the Pope as you've never seen him before, at play and prayer in his beloved mountains. The Secret Life of John Paul II Behind-the-scenes "secret" life of John Paul II A beautiful hardcover edition, to keep with your treasured collection Come to know John Paul II in a way you never have before
Tell the story of Christ's life with this Life of Jesus bracelet. It illustrates and reminds us of the life of Jesus, recounting the memory of His life on every bead. A star charm with three beads represents the bethlehem star and the three wise men, three colored beads represent their three gifts, a pearl bead represents the Christ Child. The wood bead represents Jesus as carpenter, a fish symbol represents making fishers of men, and twelve blue beads represent the apostles, and the white bead represents the Word of God. The black beads and cross symbolize His passion. A red bead represents his precious blood while a white bead represents his tears. He now resides in heaven with the Father and the Holy Spirt, the blue beads. And he lived his whole life because of his great love, represented by the heart bead. A fun, meaningful design for teens. Life of Jesus Bracelet A popular kind of story bracelet Fits multiple wrist sizes Made in Italy Approx. 2.5" diameter Elastic band Comes with explanation card
This â€œHeart of Lifeâ€� beats to the rhythm of its own drummer! Always changing tempo, but never letting up from driving you towards your greatest wish! Going from dream to dream requires a special something that causes this heart to go all a-flutter! No matter if your heart finds itself caught up in the crocheted neckline or the lacy hem, this is one dress that is sure to fill up your heart with style and a lot of rhythm!! A-line dress features crocheted detail at the bust, a small keyhole on the back with a double button loop closure, and a scalloped hemline with lace. Semi Lined. Semi Sheer. Wash by hand in cold water separately, color will bleed. Hang to dry. Do not bleach. Model is wearing a small. FIT: True to size BUST: Size small measures 36", Medium measures 38", Large measures 40" LENGTH: Mid-thigh to upper knee. Size small measures 34" from shoulder to hem, Medium measures 35", Large measures 36" WAIST: Not fitted, room for movement HIPS: Not fitted, room for movement
The Tree of Life is found in the Garden of Eden, and Adam and Eve were forbidden to eat from it after they sinned and were expelled from the garden. After Christ offered himself on a tree, as depicted in this unique "tree" crucifix, it opened the way for all those who love him to eat from the Tree of Life again in heaven. "To him who overcomes, I will give the right to eat from the Tree of Life, which is in the paradise of God" (Rev. 2:7). This colorful Tree of Life rosary features all twelve birthstone colors as a reminder that all human children are children of God, and are helped to heaven through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the New Eve, as depicted in this centerpiece. Colorful Tree of Life Rosary Includes all 12 birthstone colors Crucifix made to look like actual tree Marian centerpiece 19 3/4" with 6mm beads Rhodium plated crucifix & center capped Our Father beads Comes with gift box
No words of St. Joseph are recorded In Scripture. In fact, little mention is made of him there. Yet, despite these seeming limitations, the Church nonetheless possesses an indescribably rich knowledge of St. Joseph and of his cultus. This book will astound most readers both with its scope and with its profundity. Based mainly on Scripture, but supported also by Tradition and the depositions of saints, it is a carefully reasoned analysis of the entirety of that great saint's role in the history of salvation and the life of the Church. Includes details about his spiritual life and noble lineage; how he was prefigured in the Old Testament; his relationship to Mary and Jesus; why he has been named by Pope Pius IX "The Patron of the Universal Church;" and so forth. The Life and Glories of Saint Joseph A beautiful book about the "Forgotten saint" Perfect way to learn about the Patron of the Universal Church Many beautiful insights
Using extensive excerpts from the writings of St. Augustine, notably from his Confessions, Giovanni Falbo sheds new light on Monica's patience, sweetness, and unwavering determination. This mother never yielded in her efforts to see her beloved son find comfort and peace in God, and she endured countless sacrifices and health risks in her quest to help Augustine embrace the faith. Monica's quiet wisdom and courage, coupled with her earnest tears and prayers to God, bore fruit she could only have dreamed of. "Monica is a shining example for families today, bringing them courage and hope by guaranteeing that with the grace of God, good will, and perseverance, any difficulty can be overcome in building a true Christian family founded upon the values of the Gospel"— Giovanni Falbo This title includes an index of references to Monica within St. Augustine's works. It also features black and white photos of basilicas and churches honoring Monica and Augustine.
The Nation's Leading Religion Series Just Got Better! THEME: Grace as our link with God, his gift to us to bring us to Himself and his eternal life, with an emphasis on transmission of grace through the seven sacraments and on God's loving gifts of revelation, of himself through the prophets, the Incarnation, and the Church. The role of grace in developing the virtues. SEQUENCE: Part 1: God Reveals Himself. The revelation of God through creation, the prophets, and to the chosen people. Part 2: God becomes Man. Jesus, true God and true Man, Priest and Sacrifice. Part 3: God Shares His Life. The operation of grace in our lives, in developing the virtues especially through each sacrament. AIM: To help the young person treasure the sacraments as indispensable to a full Christian life of love and truth. To understand how grace works in our soul and its relation to practicing the virtues and to appreciate our gifts of reason and faith.
The Nation's Leading Religion Series Just Got Better! THEME: Grace as our link with God, his gift to us to bring us to Himself and his eternal life, with an emphasis on transmission of grace through the seven sacraments and on God's loving gifts of revelation, of himself through the prophets, the Incarnation, and the Church. The role of grace in developing the virtues. SEQUENCE: Part 1: God Reveals Himself. The revelation of God through creation, the prophets, and to the chosen people. Part 2: God becomes Man. Jesus, true God and true Man, Priest and Sacrifice. Part 3: God Shares His Life. The operation of grace in our lives, in developing the virtues especially through each sacrament. AIM: To help the young person treasure the sacraments as indispensable to a full Christian life of love and truth. To understand how grace works in our soul and its relation to practicing the virtues and to appreciate our gifts of reason and faith
How can the Holy Spirit bring power and light to your life? This pocket-sized book features seventy-five reflections that will expand your knowledge of the Holy Spirit and encourage you to pray specifically—and expectantly—for the gifts he bestows. For each reflection, popular author and speaker Bert Ghezzi begins with a brief Scripture passage and then highlights one or more ways that the Spirit works in us, using examples from the Bible, Church Fathers, and the lives of the saints and contemporary Catholics. Then he prays a blessing for you to receive this gift and offers a “prayer starter” that leads you to ask the Holy Spirit for that grace. Prayers to the Holy Spirit: Power and Light for Your Life Pocket-sized book features seventy-five reflections Expand your knowledge of the Holy Spirit Perfect for daily reading 4½ x 6¼ inches
Cast away that which makes waves in your life and re-capture calm and serenity in the pages of this maritime-themed Christian Inspirational Coloring Book. Share the joy of coloring again and invite others to join you - the perforated pages make this a shareable pastime. Color and hang the beautiful artwork with Scripture on the fridge to inspire with every glance! This volume beacons with its diverse selection of designs, patterns, motifs and ink drawings, all waiting to be filled with your colors. The book is bound in glossy heavy-duty stock with embossed text and design. Shine: Color Your Life Beautiful Coloring Book Designed for Fun, Serenity, Calmness & Quiet Inspiration Includes Scriptural Content Presentation Page for Gift-Giving Perforated One-Side Printed Sturdy Pages Includes Gift Tags / Cards to Color 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 Inch
God created us for great things, says Mother Teresa of Calcutta. But most of us feel we cannot do the "great things" Mother Teresa has done. How can our lives have meaning? The Blessings of Love is a collection of Mother Teresa's words that serve as instructions for how to make our daily lives count. Each page has a quote which reminds us of a "great thing" we can do—look one another in the eye, smile, listen with an understanding heart, start the day with Jesus. Topics include: loving God loving your neighbor loving at home expressing joy understanding those who suffer praying responding to social concerns giving ...and more! The Blessings of Love: Mother Teresa A collection of Mother Teresa's words Instruction on how to make your daily life count Learn to be a "tool" in the hand of God 4.2 x 6 inches
The extraordinary visions of this humble Polish nun gave rise to the Divine Mercy devotion, which has become increasingly popular among Catholics today. Who was Sister Faustina H. Kowalska (1905 - 1938)? In this authorized biography, you will encounter the young woman, born Helena, and her family, and read of many other people who influenced her spiritual formation. Sister Faustina's devotion to the Lord and her tireless efforts to promulgate the messages she received from Him and from Our Lady have borne rich fruit and continue to touch the lives of millions aoround the world. This authorized biography (formerly titled Mercy My Mission), includes many excerpts from Faustina's famous diary. Whether read alone or as a study aid to reading the diary itself, this book is an inspiring and reliable introduction to this remarkable twentieth-century saint.
Function meets fashion with this adorable "Let Your Light Shine"™ decorative tote. Stay organized with this coordinated collection featuring original art and words of inspiration. Accessories that inspire! This light blue chambray tote that proclaims, “I love you and you are mine” (inspired by Isaiah 43:1-4). A floral heart-shaped “love” appliqué on an oversized patch pocket sums up the important message on this sweet tote. This bag is lined with Fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23) patterned fabric, and it shuts with a handy magnetic closure. Meaningful words Inspired design Versatile, practical tote Fun look she'll love Lined Zipper pocket Magnetic closure Cotton/polyester Bag: 13" x 13.5" x 5" with 11" shoulder straps
Tell the story of Mary's life with this Life of Mary bracelet. It illustrates and reminds us of the life of Mary, recounting the memory of her life on every bead. You can "read" this bracelet like a narrative and it comes with an explanation card to point out what each bead means. Soon you'll be recounting Mary's life with this bracelet by heart and by this meditating on the story of Christ. Also included are four medals representing Marian apparitions, including Lourdes, Fatima, and Guadalupe, as well as the Miraculous Medal. A fun, meaningful design for teens. Life of Mary Bracelet A popular kind of story bracelet Fits multiple wrist sizes Made in Italy Approx. 2.5" diameter Elastic band Comes with explanation card
Use The Secret Life of Pets Latex Balloons to quickly and easily make your party fabulous These blue red white and yellow The Secret Life of Pets Balloons feature a design that includes Duke and Max Each balloon measures 12 inches Includes 8 balloons in assorted colors Latex Balloon Instructions Our latex balloons are helium quality and will arrive uninflated When inflating latex balloons with air or helium we recommend inflating until the balloon has a tear drop shape Be careful not to under-inflate round in shape or over-inflate pear shaped for maximum flying times Latex balloons can be sealed by knotting tying the balloon neck or using our one of our balloon closures The float time for each latex balloon filled with helium is approximately 5-7 hours
Change Your Life One Doodle at a Time is a fully illustrated, interactive art journal. It's about embracing change in many ways, and seeing it as a positive force-from changing your attitude to changing your habits, and changing your perspective to changing your lipstick. Change is constant, change is inevitable, and change can be funFeaturing 150 empowering art prompts, Salli S. Swindell will engage and inspire you to think about change, and to embrace it rather than fear it. Change Your Life One Doodle at a Time is a playful, colorful exercise book will be filled with fun, contemporary, beautiful illustrations as well as insightful quotes from leading thinkers and artists.Author: Salli S. Swindell112pp., 5.25x8.25 flexiboundISBN: 9781631590870
In The Seven Riddles of Life , Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen shares his renowned insight and gentle teaching on the questions that plague humanity. Learn the answers to the Seven Riddles of Life: Divine Goodness Pain The Suffering of the Innocent Loneliness Unhappiness Failure Value Declared to have lived a life of heroic virtues and earning the title of venerable by Pope Benedict XVI on June 28, 2012, Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen was considered by many to be the greatest preacher of the twentieth century. The Seven Riddles of Life (Audio Book) A life-changing, spiritual journey with Archbishop Sheen Provides personal and pastoral wisdom Audio Book CD 1 CD 7.5 x 5.25 inches packaged Language: English
Praying the Rosary With Your Child helps parents and other adults introduce children to the joy and comfort of a time-honored Catholic prayer. Each mystery of the rosary is presented along with a brief meditation and a reflection on how to apply the lesson of the mystery in daily life. Complete with the text of each rosary prayer and instructions on how to pray the rosary, this little booklet will be a source of spiritual joy to both children and adults. Includes the Luminous Mysteries titled the Mysteries of Light! This paperback booklet measures approximately 5 1/4 inches by 3 3/8 inches and has 24 pages. Please click on the image to access additional views of the inside of this booklet.
The Secret Life of Pets Mylar Balloon shows off a a fun design that includes Max and Duke Add coordinating colors of latex balloons to this The Secret Life of Pets Mylar Balloon for an awesome looking balloon bouquet Made of mylar foil Measures 18 inches Printed on both sides Mylar Balloon features Mylar balloons are helium quality and shipped flat without helium Mylar balloons are easily inflated and are self-sealing Properly filled mylar balloons are tight with uniform creases along the outer seams Mylar balloons will appear deflated in cold temperatures but will fill out at room temperature Mylar Balloons filled with helium will float for approximately 2-4 days
This lovely coloring book is filled with many beautifully drawn classic images from the life of Christ from his Birth through his Ascension. Each scene from his life is accompanied by a descriptive phrase from Scripture, including images depicting the Presentation in the Temple, Miracle at Cana, Healing of the Sick, Multiplication of the Loaves & Fishes, Raising of Lazarus, Last Supper, Agony in the Garden, Crucifixion, Resurrection, and many more. Children (and others!) will learn a lot about the life of Our Lord while coloring these glorious images. Life of Jesus Coloring Book Beautiful images to color Wonderful depiction of the life of Christ
This is the classic life of St Catherine by her spiritual director. He tells of her only what he experienced firsthand, or of what he learned firsthand from her mother, her sisters, her family members and friends. An incredible life, told simply and straightforwardly, without embellishment and without dodging her many miracles, and miraculous conversions. This book puts you squarely in the presence of one of Holy Mother Church's greatest saints. Life of St. Catherine of Siena Author: Blsd. Raymond onf Capua Learn about the incredible life of St. Catherine of Siena as told by her spiritual director 5½ x 8½ inches
A soft testament to faith and family, this necklace is distinguished by the simplicity of the cord and pendant's clear craftsmanship. The Tree of Life design make this not only beautiful, but a meaningful gift for any family member. Leather necklace with "Tree of Life" pendant Personalization included Durable leather cord ideal for daily wear Great gift for men and women Oxidized silver Cord measures approximately 15" Pendant measures approximately .75" (W) x .75" (H) Monogram initial on reverse side
From the Visions of Ven. Anne Catherine Emmerich. Includes a day-by-day account of the public life of Christ, plus a rendition of the lives of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Joseph, St. John the Baptist, St. Anne and St. Joachim, plus many ancestors of Our Lord. Describes events from the creation of the world to the Apostles' early missionary work, plus the death of the Blessed Mother. Researchers, using her descriptions of biblical sites, actually found the ruins of the places she had mentioned. A treasure trove of information obtainable from no other source. 4 Volume Set.
The Life & Times of Tim: The Complete First Season Movie Titles: The Life & Times of Tim: The Complete First Season Synopsis: Meet Tim: an ordinary guy who makes a habit out of misunderstanding in the new HBO animated series, The Life & Times of Tim. On the surface, Tim is a nice, even-keeled, 20-something New Yorker who just wants to get promoted at work, and whose girlfriend, Amy, wants him to be normal. But in Tim's world, the simplest day-to-day decisions always seem to get in his way. Format: DVD Color: Color Rating: Not Rated Genre: TV Series Runtime: 300 Year: 2010
My Little Pony Life of the Party Baby Tee Fun-loving Pinkie Pie is featured on this colorful and lively My Little Pony baby tee. The My Little Pony Life of the Party Baby Tee is purple with a large image of the pink pony on the front. This fitted female shirt, available in junior sizes, is soft and stretchy and features the words "Life of the Party" in big blue and yellow letters. That fits Pinkie Pie, a free spirit who is playful and who loves to sing and prance! You'll feel energized and full of fun when you wear this Pinkie Pie baby tee!
Pirates of the Caribbean Patch Not quite ready to commit to a tattoo of your love for Jack Sparrow? All you need is a patch work that shows your feelings for Jack and all you have to do is iron it on! This great Pirates of the Caribbean patch is decorated with a heart with a sword going through it with "I love Jack" printed on sheered fabric wrapped around. This patch which is about 2.5 inches in Width by 5 inches in Height, can be easily ironed onto most fabrics. Join the pirates and show off your Jack Sparrow patch!
LIFE OF THE PARTY-Botanical Soap Making Kit.Treat yourself to an at-home spa experience when you make your own exfoliating soap bars.Three blendable scents are included so you can create fragrances that match your mood and help you de-stress.Complete package contents include opaque suspension formula soap (16oz), rose mica powder colorant (.03oz), apricot seed (.35oz), Cool Citrus fragrance (.2oz), Warm Vanilla fragrance (.2oz), Fresh Herbal fragrance (.2oz), seven plastic molds, one loofah, and instructions.Imported.
Share a message of gratitude with this "The love of a family is life's greatest blessing" decorative tray. A lovely home accessory for any family that celebrates the gift of one another. Warm, neutral colors will complement most styles. Perfect for your easel display. Decorative tray The blessing of family theme Tree of Life design A thoughtful accessory for your home Celebrate the gift of family Dolomite Measures: 8.5" (W) Easel not included Not food safe Plate-style design
Personalize your party with our I Love The 1980s Centerpieces This Eighties themed centerpiece features bright paint splatters peace signs hearts and musical notes Best of all the I Love The 1980s Centerpiece will include your own wording Personalized Centerpiece features Free personalization Add a vase or balloon weight to the centerpiece to create gorgeous bouquets Measures 14 high x 4 34 wide x 4 34 deep 9 14 base is included Centerpiece is four-sided Made from cardboard Easy assembly required
Have fun while reinforcing the principles taught on the Brother Francis "The Bread of Life" DVD. This coloring & activity book is full of activities that help prepare children for their first Holy Communion. The Bread of Life: Coloring and Activity Book Helps children prepare for their First Holy Communion Companion to the Brother Francis "The Bread of Life" DVD Friendly faces and characters along with fun activities Great for ages 5 and up! Printed in the USA