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WalkingInLoveOfJesusWalking in Love of Scripture: Reflections, Ponderings and Prayers

Deborah McCann

Pope Francis has given the whole church a powerful gift. By declaring that the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time will henceforth be known as the Sunday of the Word of God, he is offering us a special opportunity to move more deeply into the Scriptures. The reflections and prayers in this booklet, based on thoughts from Pope Francis’ declaration, explore what the pope is hoping this day will do for us. These reflections will help us take up the pope’s invitation to let the Scriptures enrich our lives.

2019    32 pages    R57.50




BeYourselfBe Yourself!: The Call of a Christian

Mauritius Wilde, OSB

Mauritius Wilde calls on Christians to not merely practice their faith in private, but to publicly stand by personal faith and to defend it. An exciting journey lies before us when we do this—a journey that can sustain our personal spirituality and deeply enrich it.

2019      R325.00





FindingYourTreasureFinding Your Treasure: A Monastic Journey through Lent

The Benedictine Monks of Münsterschwarzach Abbey

The way to yourself, to your own center is seldom straightforward and often full of surprises. Finding Your Treasure helps us discover something new and perhaps forgotten. For example, answers to the questions: What do I really want? What sustains me? What do I need for my life to succeed? But even rocky terrain must be crossed, dark sides appear. But one thing is certain: only those who set off can arrive. But we can travel with the certainty that God joins us with every step. In fact, he already expects us. We come to realize that we find God when we are at home with ourselves.

2020     80 pages     R245.00



TheCatholicRunnerThe Catholic Runner: 30 Days of Motivation and Inspiration 

Chris Easterly

Chris Easterly becomes your personal trainer and running buddy, encouraging you with stories of his own running successes and failures, along with Scripture, saints’ quotes, and insights that will keep you going or get you started. The brief daily devotions come with a (totally doable) running challenge and a prayer to keep with you during your day.

2019    136 pages    R299.50





TheGodWhoActsInHistoryThe God Who Acts in History: The Significance of Sinai

Craig S. Bartholomew

Craig Bartholomew explores how the early church understood divine action, looks at the philosophers who derided the idea, and finally shows that the reasons for doubting the historicity of Sinai are not persuasive. The God Who Acts in History provides compelling reasons for affirming that God has acted and continues to act in history.

2020    265 pages    R595.00





JesusKingOfStrangersjpgJesus, King of Strangers: What the Bible Really Says about Immigration

Mark W. Hamilton

Nationalistic tribalism is on the rise around the world. How we treat strangers (foreigners, immigrants, migrants) is a promi­nent political, economic, and religious issue. Drawing on his personal experiences and expertise as a biblical scholar, Mark Hamilton argues that Scripture describes God’s people as strangers who are called to show grace and hospitality to others.

2019    184 pages    R395.00




PaulASndTheLanguageOfFaithPaul and the Language of Faith

Nijay K. Gupta

A dynamic reading of Paul’s faith language, outlining its subtle nuances as belief, trust, and faithfulness.
Faith language permeates the letters of Paul. Yet, its exact meaning is not always clear. Many today, reflecting centuries of interpretation, consider belief in Jesus to be a passive act. In this important book, Nijay Gupta challenges common assumptions in the interpretation of Paul and calls for a re-examination of Paul’s faith language. Gupta argues that Paul’s faith language resonates with a Jewish understanding of covenant involving goodwill, trust, and expectation. Paul’s understanding of faith involves the transformation of one’s perception of God and the world through Christ, relational dependence on Christ, as well as active loyalty to Christ.

2020    240 pages    R695.00


ListeningToThePsalmConversationsListening to the Psalm Conversations

James O Chatham

James Chatham presents an inviting study for nonexperts to explore the interactions that various psalms have with one another. The book invites us to listen in on several psalm conversations, to realize how contemporary they are, and to join them. Chatham encourages us to immerse ourselves in the mind, heart, and world of the Psalms editor, to get to know those editors well, and to realize that their world was very much like ours. Through this process, the messages spoken by the Psalms editors emerge with words of faith about everyday issues in human living.

2019    192 pages    R70.00



CommonGoodCommon Good, Uncommon Questions: Topics in Moral Theology: Revised Updated

Editors: TImothy Backous, OSB and WIlliam C. Graham

Places the Catholic Church's guidance into contemporary context by considering stories, poems, and articles to challenge preconceptions, asking what contribution the Church can make to moral debate.

2015    287 pages    R585.00





A DiscerningChurchA Discerning Church: Pope Francis, Lonergan, and a Theological Method for the Future

Gerard Whelan, SJ

Presents a theological model for these changing times. It examines the thought of Bernard Lonergan, as outlined in his Method in Theology, and offers an assessment of the significance of Pope Francis and the church since the Second Vatican Council. It then explores major insights and issues such as ecclesial reform, globalization, and sexuality, that will impact the future of the church, a church that is at its most effective in promoting the values of the reign of God.

2020    232 pages    R529.50




TelhardDeChardinAndMoralityTeilhard de Chardin on Morality: Living in an Evolving World

Louis M. Savary

Teilhard de Chardin presents a morality from an evolutionary perspective, in which humanity is growing in intellectual, emotional, and ethical maturity. He sees humanity's role as helping God in the divine project of transforming the world.

2019    200 pages    R449.50





PopeFrancisAndHisCristicsPope Francis and His Critics: Historical and Theological Perspectives

James J. Bacik

Pope Francis and His Critics offers a broad assessment of Francis and his pontificate, keeping in mind important criticisms mounted by his detractors. An opening chapter summarizes a representative sampling of five-year evaluations of the Francis papacy. Subsequent chapters take up the views of the first Latin American pope as well as his critics on specific topics: gender issues, work and business, consumerism, caring for the poor, liturgy, communion for divorced and remarried, and clergy sex abuse. A distinctive feature of the book is a careful analysis of the recent book, To Change the Church, by Ross Douthat, which has received much attention in the religious and secular world.

2019    136 pages    R275.00


MaternalBodyMaternal Body: A Theology of Incarnation from the Christian East

Carrie Frederick Frost

Frost offers new ways of understanding our incarnate experience as humans and better cultivating a relationship with our Creator.

2019    144 pages    R315.00






PopeFrancisAndTheLiturgyPope Francis and the Liturgy: The Call to Holiness and Mission

Kevin W. Irwin

Pope Francis and the Liturgy summarizes, analyses, and assesses the ways Pope Francis understands the liturgy both in relation to the initiatives and teachings of his predecessors, and in particular through his specific contributions, both in word and in deed, about the liturgy and about the mission dimension of living what we celebrate.

2019    192 pages    R545.00


OnBeingA LeadeForGodjpgOn Being a Leader for God

Warren W. Wiersbe

In this book Wiersbe deals biblically with topics that are relevant to Cristian leadership including: Obedience, Character, Maturity, Ability, God's authority, Seizing opportunities, Biblical images of leaderships, Measuring management, Being a leader versus boss, Change management, Organizational leaderships, Vision.

2020    160 pages    R70.00





WhyCatholicsLeaveWhy Catholics Leave, What They Miss, and How They Might Return

Stephen Bullivant, Catherine Knowles, Hannah Vaughan-Spruce and Bernadette Durcan

A project undertaken in the UK in which Catholics who no longer regularly practice their faith share their story. Their testimonies must be seriously listened to and heard more widely. This plan embodies two hopes: first, that the Church might better discern in what ways it might serve those who are both missing and missed from our parishes.
Second, that it might better understand the means of preventing others from leaving in the first place. Some of the topics address the question of why many Catholics do not practice their faith, what respondents miss about the Church, and what the Church might do to bring them back. An epilogue makes a number of concrete pastoral recommendations regarding how Catholics might best respond to the findings.

2019     R365.00


A RuleForClergyjpgA Rule for Clergy: Meditations for Ordained Pastoral Ministry

Fr Gerard Bogan

Written by a parish priest this book considers a number of issues faced by clergy, including personal prayer, homiletics, the difficulties in being alone, visiting the sick and housebound, celibacy, and obedience. By creating a Rule, it offers clergy the chance to feel a sense of fraternal collaboration. Featuring also inspirational quotes, reflective art in full colour, and original prayers written by the author, this book is a must-have for all clergy and the perfect gift for parish priests and deacons.

2019    124 pages    R300.00




MadeForMissionMade for Mission: Renewing Your Parish Culture 

Tim Glemkowski

Tim Glemkowski offers four keys that can radically change parish culture: Cast the vision; Prioritize a clear path to discipleship; Mobilize leaders; Align everything.
Implementing these four keys over time, parishes can become not simply gathering places for worship but seedbeds of discipleship and missionary outposts of the New Evangelization. This book is a must-read for Catholic clergy, lay parish staff, anyone working in ministry, and any dedicated parishioner who is passionate about renewing the Church.

2019    184 pages    R349.50




DoesGodLikeBeingGodDoes God Like Being God? And Other Tricky Questions about God: A Guide for Teachers, Catechists, and Parents

John Honner

Begins with four foundational chapters: “Can theology be made simple?”, “Why is the Bible important?”, “Is faith reasonable?”, and “Can expressions of faith change?” It then explores a series of questions like “Who made God?”, “If God is almighty, why is there so much suffering?”, and “Does God have a plan for me?”. Each chapter draws on engaging stories and examples to illustrate points, as well as summarizing relevant elements of Scripture, Church teaching, and contemporary philosophy and science. While primarily designed as a resource for teachers, the work could also be helpful in RCIA programs, faith formation programs for adults, and identity development programs for lay leaders in Catholic ministries.

2019    96 pages    R275.00


EnteringTheTeenZoneEntering the Teen Zone

William L. Coleman

If you're worried about your looks or your grades or what your parents are going to do next, this book can help. You see, you're not alone. God's there with you. And the upbeat messages in this book will remind you of that every day! The author understands young people, and he knows what you're going through as you enter sometimes that scary, always changing world of teen hood.

2017    174 pages    R35.00




WeAreLordsWe Are the Lord's: A Catholic Guide to Difficult End-of-Life Questions

Fr. Jeffrey Kirby, S.T.D.

A quick-reference guide to difficult end-of-life questions, framed by divine wisdom and Church teaching. Its easy-to-read chapters and question-and-answer format can be a welcomed help to any person or family who are searching for answers during a difficult and traumatic time.

2019    96 pages    R285.00






FundamentalTheoryOfHappinessThe Fundamental Theory of Happiness: How to Find Your Purpose and Be More Joyful

Dominick Albano

By examining the fundamentally happy role models of our modern age, the lessons learned throughout history, the best research from the most prestigious institutions, and personal life experience, this book gives the reader insight into their own journey with happiness.

That insight is combined with practical steps to begin living a happier life, right now!

2019    111 pages    R365.00




AnIntroductionToCanonLawAn Introduction to Canon Law   -   3rd Edition - Revised and Updated

James A. Coriden

The third edition of An Introduction to Canon Law retains the comprehensiveness of the previous two editions while updating the reader on the field, especially new resources and current decisions and changes. It now includes "A Canonical Constitution on the Church," written and compiled at the behest of Pope Paul VI. While never promulgated, it served as a working document for the 1983 revision of the Code.

2019    248 pages    R635.00




TheMessageOfAmorisLaetitiaThe Message of Amoris Laetitia: Finding Common Ground

Walter Kasper

The author shows that Amoris laetitia does not represent new teaching, but presents, on the basis of the gospel, a creative renewal of the tradition and completely corresponds to the renewed view of the Second Vatican Council concerning marriage and family. It is also in accord with the teaching of the two previous pontificates, while simultaneously advancing them in a careful way.

2019    128 pages    R315.00




StGiannaSt Gianna: Her Life of Joy and Heroic Sacrifice

Pelucchi Giuliana

St. Gianna Beretta Molla was a devoted paediatrician, wife, and mother. Giuliana Pelucchi has revised and expanded her detailed biography of this amazing woman with new, insights. The book includes more first-hand interviews with St. Gianna's closest relatives, including her beloved husband, and touching testimonies from those who knew her best. Praising the book, Gianna Emanuela, St. Gianna's daughter, says, "Among the many biographies of my Mom, this one is my favorite."
Fully dedicated to her family and a profession she pursued passionately, she was also an avid hiker and skier, and a talented artist and musician. St. Gianna is truly a model of holiness for our times.
The life of this amazing woman shows us how keeping our relationship with God at the centre of our lives allows grace to affect all our decisions, especially difficult ones. St. Gianna exemplifies how ordinary, daily experiences are important opportunities for evangelization.

2019     288 pages     R359.50

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