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SPIRITUALITY

GraceInTensionGrace in Tension: Discover Peace with Martha and Mary

Claire McGarry

Affirms that although God doesn’t create our tension, he does show up in the midst of it to lead us through. Centred on Jesus’ interactions with Martha and Mary in the gospels, we can follow the sisters’ transformative journeys through their own struggles. Reflecting on what transpires between Scripture verses, we see their initial tension become the catalyst that drives both Mary and Martha to the feet of Jesus — the perfect place to discover peace.

12.11.2021    144 pages    R360.00

 

 

WeAreBelovedWe Are Beloved: 30 Days with Thea Bowman

Thea Bowman (Author), Karianna Frey MS (Editor)

Offers thirty days of brief morning meditations, mantras for use throughout the day, and night prayers to focus your thoughts at the day’s end. This book is the perfect prayer companion for busy people who want to root their spiritual practice in Bowman’s vision of joy in unity. Reflecting perceptively on the dignity of all people, Bowman also encourages you to root out sources of division in your life and calls you to continual conversion.

3.12.2021    112 pages    R225.00

 

 

WhoDoYouSayI AMWho Do You Say I Am?: Daily Reflections on the Bible, the Saints, and the Answer that Is Christ

Timothy M. Dolan

Cardinal Dolan offers beautiful insights on the importance of Jesus and the Church in our day-to-day lives. With short daily reflections crafted to inspire anyone seeking to appreciate and deepen their faith, Cardinal Dolan explores the lessons of Jesus and offers fresh new understandings of the saints, prayer, the Bible, beauty, and the pursuit of God, especially in light of the turbulent nature of faith itself.

29.10.2019    384 pages    R499.50

 

 

HowToPrayHow to Pray: A Practical Guide to the Spiritual Life

David Torkington

Offers everyday guidance for entering more deeply into prayer, whether you are a beginner or looking to go deeper in your prayer life. The forty short chapters in this guide can be read as a devotional, for meditation, or alongside Sacred Scripture. Through prayer, our soul becomes like a lightning rod allowing the Holy Spirit to enter our hearts. The more regularly and the more persistently we pray, the more we are changed.

29.1.2021    168 pages    R275.00

 

 

 

TheBeatitudesThe Beatitudes  

Kathleen M. Basi

You will find guided meditations based on the Beatitudes found in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke. For each Beatitude you will:
Focus inward: What is Christ saying to you?Focus outward: How does Christ want you to interact with the world?
Pray, reflect, and act: What is God asking you to do?
The reflections in The Beatitudes are an essential aspect of examining your daily life, preparing for the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and deepening your prayer life.

3.12.2021    64 pages    R110.00

SCRIPTURE

TheBookOfWisdomAndSirachWisdom and Sirach: Ignatius Catholic Study Bible

Curtis Mitch, Scott Hahn

This next volume in the popular Ignatius Catholic Study Bible series leads readers through a study of the Old Testament books Wisdom and Sirach, using the biblical text itself and the Church's own guidelines for understanding the Bible. Ample notes accompany each page, providing insights by Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch as well as interpretations from the Fathers of the Church. These study notes provide historical, cultural, geographical, and theological information pertinent to the Old Testament book—information that bridges the distance between the biblical world and our own. The Ignatius Catholic Study Bible also includes Topical Essays, Word Studies, and Charts. The Topical Essays explore the major themes of Wisdom and Sirach, often relating them to the teachings of the Church. The Word Studies explain the background of important biblical terms, while the Charts summarise biblical information.

15.7.2020    100 pages    R255.00

THEOLOGY

OnLoveOn Love: Selected Writings

Joseph Ratzinger

The Pope Emeritus is starting to speak again, and has decided to make available this collection of his homilies, most previously unpublished, in which he addresses the theme, which from the beginning he has celebrated, pondered, and witnessed to more than any other: Love. He beautifully states: Christianity is a journey; it is not a theory, a sum total of doctrine; Christianity is life, it is a vital impetus that carries us toward true life . . . Christianity is therefore the inversion of the normal direction of our existence. Human life, according to its natural tendency, is a journey toward death. But then, what is life? When can someone say: I have found life? Where do we find it? Love is life. Love is synthesis; death is dissolution. Someone who has found love can say: I have found life.

2.2.2021    163 pages    R295.00

GreenTheologyGreen Theology: An Eco-Feminist and Ecumenical Perspective

Trees von Montfoort, Trees van Montfoort

Is an urgent Christian theological reconsideration of the relationship between God, creation, nature, and human beings. The author demonstrates that ecological theology is not a sub-discipline of theology but a rediscovery of theology, focused not only on God and people, but all of creation. Drawing on the perspectives of eco-theologians from around the world, this is a book that redefines the scope of theology for a world in urgent need of answers.

28.4.2022    368 pages    R410.00

 

 

LITURGY

GuideForUshersGreetersAndMinistersGuide for Ushers, Greeters, and Ministers of Hospitality

Karie Ferrell and Corinna Laughlin and Various authors

This guide helps you train new and returning ministers of hospitality by providing knowledge, skills, and attitudes that are practical, theologically and liturgically informed, and spiritually inspiring. With its new title, design, and added content, this revised edition is more helpful than ever. To Fr. Paul Turners chapters on the meaning and history of the ministry and on the ministry’s spiritual dimensions, a brief chapter on the liturgy has been added. To Karie Ferrells practical and wise advice on the many detailed duties of the ministry.

8.7.2021    64 pages    R149.50

 

MINISTRY 

OurLifeOfServiceOur Life of Service: The Handbook for Catholic Deacons

Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers

The author will inspire and uplift you as he and his brother deacons—including Greg Kandra, Larry Oney, Dominic Cerrato, and Thomas J. Fox—share their testimonies and insights about how to serve God with determination, faith, and vision. Burke-Sivers explains the gift of the diaconate as a living image of Christ the Servant in the world, a source of comfort and hope at a time when both are in short supply.

3.12.2021    92 pages    R365.00

 



TendernessTenderness: A Gay Christian’s Guide to Unlearning Rejection and Experiencing God’s Extravagant Love

Eve Tushnet

Explores scripture and history to find role models for gay Christians—including Jesus, King David, Ruth, St. John, Mary, poets, mystics, penitents, leaders, and ordinary gay people who have found unexpected paths of love. The book also offers guidance on living through or recovering from the painful experiences that are all too common in gay Christian life—from familial rejection and weaponised Christianity to ambivalence and doubt. Weaving her own story with resources, prayers, and practical actions that can help gay people trust that God loves them, Tushnet renews our understandings of kinship, friendship, celibacy and unmarried life, ordered love, personal integrity, solidarity with the marginalized, obedience, surrender, sanctification, and hope. This book also offers a window into their experiences and needs that will make it useful for anyone in pastoral care or who wants to be a better friend to the gay people they know.

3.12.2021    224 pages    R365.00

PriestsInLoveWithGodPriests in Love with God and Eager to Witness to the Gospel

Archbishop Alfred Hughes

Archbishop Emeritus Hughes draws on some of the greatest spiritual guides the Church has ever known to offer a vision for contemporary priestly life—Ignatius of Antioch, Augustine, Gregory the Great, and beyond. He also turns to the advice found in great conciliar documents. What emerges from his survey of the past is the understanding that the Catholic priesthood has overcome many trials throughout its history and the confidence that it will do so in our own day by rediscovering the timeless sources of renewal. This book can be used as a text for seminarians or as a source of spiritual reading for priests and bishops.

10.12.2021    172 pages     R325.00

 

MillennialNunsMillennial Nuns: Reflections on Living a Spiritual Life in a World of Social Media Hardcover

The Daughters of Saint Paul

In this collective memoir, eight of these sisters share their own discernment journeys, struggles and crises of faith that they’ve overcome, and episodes from their daily lives. Through these reflections, the sisters also offer practical takeaways and tips for living a more spiritually-fulfilled life, no matter your religious affiliation. In a collection as diverse and varied as the Daughters of Saint Paul themselves, this book will appeal to any reader looking to discover more about balancing faith with the modern age.

6.7.2021    240 pages    R395.00

FEATURED TITLES

PriestAndBeggarPriest and Beggar: The Heroic Life of Venerable Aloysius Schwartz

Kevin Wells

Tells the story of a different kind of American hero, an ordinary priest who stared down corruption, slander, persecution, and death for the sake of God's poor. "What Father Al managed to do is beyond the pale", said his longtime collaborator Monsignor James Golasinski. "He was the boldest man I ever knew. He feared nothing." Known for his joy and his humor, Schwartz was declared a Servant of God by Pope Francis in 2015. By the time of his death in 1992, his work with the Sisters of Mary had spread to the Philippines and Mexico; and since then, the Sisters have founded Boys towns and Girls towns across Central and South America, as well as in Tanzania. Father Schwartz died calling out to his beloved Mary, the Virgin of the Poor, saying, "All praise, honour, and glory for anything good accomplished in my life goes to her and to her alone."

7.6.2021    284 pages    R347.50

FaithfulFriendshipFaithful Friendships: Embracing Diversity in Christian Community

Dana L. Robert

In a world of busy and isolated lives, in which friendships can too easily become shallow, Dana Robert insists that good friendships are a vital and transformative part of the Christian life—a mustard seed of the kingdom of God. She believes Christians have the responsibility to be countercultural by making friends across cultural, racial, socioeconomic, and religious lines that separate people from each other. Robert tells the stories of Christians who, despite or even because of difficult circumstances, experienced friendship with people unlike themselves as "God with us," as exile, as testimony, and as celebration. Jesus was a friend to his disciples. Through Jesus’s life and the lives of his followers down through the ages, Faithful Friendships shows readers how friendship can become life-changing—and even world changing.

12.9.2019    176 pages    R465.00

TheChurchAndTheDarkAgrsThe Church and the Dark Ages (430–1027): St. Benedict, Charlemagne, and the Rise of Christendom (Reclaiming Catholic History)

Phillip Campbell

In The Church and the Dark Ages (430–1027), the author explains that the Dark Ages were not only a period of great political and cultural transition but also an era of great transformation in the Catholic Church. Campbell highlights key personalities of the Dark Ages such as St. Gregory the Great, Charlemagne, King Alfred the Great, St. Patrick, and St. Brigid.

17.12.2021    192 pages    R365.00




WalkingWithFrancisOfAssisiWalking with Francis of Assisi: From Privilege to Activism

Bruce G. Epperly

From a pilgrimage through the streets of Assisi to contemplative walks on the beaches near his home, the author has pondered the questions of privilege, prayer, and social justice while walking with the teachings of Francis of Assisi. From his roots in reformation traditions, he has a deep understanding of the call Francis received to rebuild the church and the need for constant reformation not only in our personal lives but also in our society and in our religious institutions. He knows that change comes from within, from listening to the spirit of God as we engage in contemplative listening.

12.1.2021    160 pages    R299.50

 

PrayForUsPray for Us: 75 Saints Who Sinned, Suffered, and Struggled on Their Way to Holiness

Meg Hunter-Kilmer

Hunter-Kilmer highlights the sorrows, struggles, and idiosyncrasies of broken people who turned their lives around and dedicated themselves to God and his work. Through these profiles, full of fascinating stories, she explores the universal call to holiness and how God can transform anyone—from grouchy theologians to bratty teenagers—into saints. You’ll discover that anyone—even you—can become a saint if you trust in the Lord.

An extensive index that includes names, feast days, and patronages will help you find the inspiration you are looking for in the lives of these holy people.

22.10.2021    288 pages    R399.50


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