"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
In response to the great challenges faced by modern Catholics, Christoph Cardinal Schönborn presents an in-depth formation for intentional disciples of Jesus. His presentation is aimed at demonstrating that the call of Jesus is not an abstract idea but a real way of life, a school of life. Jesus forms his followers in the art of living well, which leads them to true fulfillment both now and in the life to come. Drawing mainly on Scripture, and the Gospels in particular, the Cardinal shows how the way of conversion begins in a person's life and continues as his path until death. Every step along the way, the disciple is taught to believe, to trust, and to pray by the interior teacher—the Holy Spirit. The Cardinal traces the path of discipleship through nine key stages: answering the call of Jesus, becoming his disciple, learning to pray, living the Beatitudes, receiving and giving forgiveness, embracing the cross, becoming his witnesses, receiving the Holy Spirit, and passing through death into life. We can walk safely and joyfully along this path if we attend Jesus' school of life and follow in the footsteps of the Master. About the Author : Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn , the Archbishop of Vienna, is a renowned spiritual teacher and writer. He was a student of Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI) and with him was co-editor of the monumental Catechism of the Catholic Church. He has authored numerous books including Jesus, the Divine Physician , Chance or Purpose? , Behold, God's Son , and Living the Catechism of the Catholic Church . Jesus' School of Life: Incentives to Discipleship Learn to be an intentional disciple of Jesus Written especially for those living the Christian life in this modern world 5.25 x 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"
“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
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 .
As no sensible person would make a long road trip without first consulting a map, so the person intent upon gaining Heaven should first resort to a competent guide to reach that Goal of all goals. And no better guide to heaven exists than An Introduction to the Devout Life by St. Francis de Sales (1567-1622), Doctor of the Church. Addressed as a personal letter to Philothea, the lover of God which genuinely represents the reader the book covers: our first desire to lead a devout life to our full resolution to do so, how we should approach God in prayer and the Sacraments, the practice of 16 important virtues, remedies against ordinary temptations, and becoming confirmed in our practice of devotion. St. Francis says, Devotion is spiritual agility and vivacity, by means of which charity works in us, or we in her, with love and readiness; and as charity leads us to obey and fulfill all God's Commandments, so devotion leads us to obey them with promptitude and diligence. Buy the companion book: The Classics Made Simple: An Introduction to the Devout Life An Introduction to the Devout Life A beloved classic Deeply helpful guide to reaching the goal of heaven A book no home should be without 5½ x 8½ inches
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
For nearly a thousand years, monks of the Carthusian Order have withdrawn from the world so they can place themselves in the presence of God. In these pages, the monk Augustin Guillerand reveals the secret of the Carthusian’s remarkable prayer. Obviously, this way of praying excludes quick Our Father’s and hasty Hail Mary’s, but it also requires that we do more than pause and say our prayers slowly. In fact, the Carthusians know that the prayer of the presence of God isn’t primarily a question of speed or even of speech. Like love, it’s not so much a deed as an attitude; a habit of tranquil listening that allows God to enter our souls by all paths and to establish His presence there. Though this is no step-by-step manual (listening can’t be reduced to steps), you’ll learn where you must begin and how to proceed if you’re finally to bring to maturity in your own soul the habit of tranquil listening that’s essential for all those who would know God and love Him as they ought. The Prayer of the Presence of God Written by a Carthusian monk Learn prayer through listening A spiritual classic
If you think that dogs only sleep, bark, chew, poop and eat, then you thought wrong. Dogs are more like humans than you know, in fact, they just may have more secrets than most people. The Secret Life of Pets indulges into this idea and it makes for a very interesting movie about what our pets are doing while we are away. Meet Duke. He's a big brown fur ball that has more secrets than he likes to admit. Katie rescued him from the pound but no one knows how or why he got there Now he lives in the lap of luxury with his new owner Katie, well kind of. His dog "brother," Max the spotted terrier, is dead-set on getting rid of him so Max can have Katie all to himself. Will Max lead Duke back to the pound? Our tails are wagging in anticipation! This Secret Life of Pets Duke headpiece for adults is the perfect way for you to transform into the lovable mangy mutt. The headpiece has an attached color that will easily fit around your neck and fastens with a Velcro tab. Wear this headpiece to get in touch with your animal instincts, but just don't run into the dog catcher. Waking up in a pound is never a good thing, even if you're as friendly and charismatic as Duke!
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
Beloved (1998) / DVD Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise, Beah Richards Synopsis: Oprah Winfrey (THE COLOR PURPLE) and Danny Glover (LETHAL WEAPON IV, THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS) play the unforgettable lead roles in a powerful, widely acclaimed cinematic triumph from Jonathan Demme -- the Academy Award(R)-winning director of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS. On a difficult journey to find freedom, Sethe (Winfrey) is constantly confronted by the secrets that have haunted her for years. Then, an old friend from out of her past (Glover) unexpectedly reenters her life. With his help, Sethe may finally be able to rediscover who she is and regain her lost sense of hope. Also featuring outstanding performances from Thandie Newton (GRIDLOCK'D) and Lisa Gay Hamilton (TV's THE PRACTICE) -- you'll agree with critics everywhere who've hailed this landmark adaptation of Toni Morrison's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel as one of the year's finest films! Format: DV...
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
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.
Don't let Max's small stature fool you! He has lots of great friends, his owner, Katie, loves him more than anything else in the whole world and he's not afraid to show Duke that he's the top dog in his neighborhood. Yes, despite being a “Tiny Dog,” that Jack Russell terrier is definitely a very BIG dog. And big dogs always seem to find themselves in big adventures.So, are you ready for a big adventure? This Secret Life of Pets Max Headpiece turns any fan of the Illumination movie into the lead character! The headpiece fits with a Velcro strap under the chin and even has Max's little dog tag attached at the bottom. The plush top is shaped into Max's head and comes with a set of floppy ears right on top. Once you have it on, you'll be ready for a trip to the sausage factory with Duke, or just a night in with your owner Katie.
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
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
Handmade Artisan Sterling Silver 925 Bracelet with unique one of a kind Multigem, 35.50 grams of marvelous handcrafted jewelry design. Only one piece availble ready to ship! It's unique worldwide bracelet - simply piece of art in world of fine jewelry. Path Of Life!! Multigem Sterling Silver Bracelet BRACELET DETAILS: Weight: 35.50g; Material: Sterling Silver; Main stone: Multigem; Other stones: Amethyst, Carnelian, Labradorite, Turquoise, Onyx, chrome diopside quartz; Width (widest section): 1 3/4 inch; Inner circumference: 7 1/2 inch; Clasp: toggle; Stamp / Mark: 925; Condition: New; Main color: multicolor; Shape: Multi-shape; Style: India; Item Code: 29-paz-14-33
Compiled under the direction of St. Charles Borromeo and recognized as the most authoritative Catholic catechism. Leo XIII recommended two books--the Summa and this Catechism--for all seminarians! Pope Benedict XVIth, as a Cardinal, called it the most important Catholic Catechism. Originally designed to supply parish priest with an official book of instruction, it has been used extensively by the laity as a steadying guide in our confused age. New typesetting and beautiful hardbound cover. The Catechism of the Council of Trent One of the most important documents of Church history Highly recommended by Popes Leo XIII and Benedict XVI Should be owned by every Catholic
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!
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.
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
"Before you were conceived, I wanted you, Before you were born, I loved you. Before you were here an hour, I would die for you. This is the miracle of life. Maureen Hawkins" is appropriately printed on the front of this silver frame along with a whimsical cross. Measuring 8" wide by 4" tall, this frame contains a 5 1/2" by 3 1/2" display window with black backing to show off your sonogram, ultrasound, or new baby's photo.
Welcome to the first daily multivitamin for healthy people who drink alcohol (aka the Hangover cure)! Your dinner party guests will thank you profusely the morning after a lively night of cocktails with these Life of the Party Kits. Replenish nutrients, promote liver health and eliminate alcohol-related toxins following alcohol consumption. 1 Kit Includes: Two Drinkwel Packets, 12 Healthy Cocktail Recipes, One Pack Electrolyte Tablets, One Pack Sugar-Free Mints, Smart Drinking Tips.
St. Gemma Galgani (1878-1903) was a mystic, stigmatist, visionary, ecstatic, victim soul, discerner of spirits, seer of hidden things, prophetess, spouse of Christ, zealot for souls and devotee of the Poor Souls in Purgatory. She died at only 25. Her mother was also saintly, and it is beautiful to see how she helped cultivate this lily of purity. See how Gemma made great sacrifices painful to human nature from her tenderest years. Inspiring and edifying! Imprimatur.
A statement piece that beautifully unites heritage and tradition, these Celtic Triskele earrings will be that special piece from Ireland with a deep connection to her past. Sterling silver. Made in Ireland. Lever backs. Lightweight design. Celtic spiral earrings Heritage united with beauty Traditional design made in Ireland Share a meaningful accessory Sterling silver Spiral of Life design Sterling silver Celtic pendant: .50" diam. Made in Ireland Lever backs
A scarf is the perfect gift for the girl who's stylish, practical, and always on the go, because it'll do double duty as a fun statement piece and a cold weather layer. The fabric is super soft and lightweight, so it feels very luxurious, and in three fun, unusual prints, there's an option to suit any personality or style. The grey and black tones of this scarf make it work as a great neutral, but the tree print adds interest and makes it unique. 78 in by 28 in.
It's a welcome addition to the circle of life. Inspired by ancient symbolism, and masterfully hand wrought by artisans in bronze-toned iron, the organic Tree of Life Mirror is the perfect fusion of fresh form and contemporary style.Assembly Required: No Color: Bronze Country of Origin: India Diameter: 30 Frame Shape: Round Framed or Frameless: Framed Height: 30 Materials: Iron, Mirror, MPF Style: Contemporary Type: Wall Mirrors Width: 30
Written shortly after his death, this is the Franciscans' official biography of their great founder. His unusual vocation, life, miracles and greatness--all are portrayed briefly, with love and honesty. Learn about the founder of one of the largest religious orders in the world. The Life of St. Francis of Assisi A classic work Considered by the Franciscans as the official biography Brief yet excellent