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Vipers’ Tangle begins as a man’s letter to his estranged wife, explaining his hatred for her and their children, and is transformed under Mauriac’s masterful pen into a diary of spiritual and psychological battles against God, family, and self. With remarkable subtlety and sensitivity, Mauriac relates the transformation of Monsieur Louis by the sublime workings of grace.
What's the difference between being a grandparent and being a Catholic grandparent? You'll find the answer to this question—and much more—in The Catholic Grandparents Handbook. This book offers ideas and inspiration on how you can incorporate faith, hope, love, and fun into your relationship with your grandchildren. Topics such as the importance of prayer, sharing faith, passing on family history, and preserving family traditions are explored. You'll also find valuable advice on helping grandchildren through difficult times, supporting grandchildren who are unchurched, and building strong relationships—even when grandchildren live far away. Whether you are an experienced grandparent or awaiting the arrival of your first grandchild, this handbook will support and affirm you as you grow in your role as a Catholic grandparent.
This book will help you discover the simple steps you can take to invite God to renew and refresh your love for one another. As you pray together and for one another, you'll find out how much joy God has in store for you and your spouse—in this life and in the next!
After struggling with infertility, Laura and Franco Fanucci miscarried their third child in the first trimester. Later, their twin daughters were born prematurely and lived only a few days. Laura and Franco are here to tell you that, while your miscarriage is a deeply personal loss, you are not alone.
Grieving Together is written by a couple specifically for couples, understanding that both spouses have experienced a loss and grieve differently.
Author Heather Anderson Renshaw, mother of five, is a lot like you. She knows that motherhood can be wild, crazy, and often hilarious. She feels sometimes like she's barely keeping up, and maybe even failing at the whole "mom thing." Thankfully, as she shares in these pages, motherhood isn't a trip that's meant to be taken alone. God's got this, and the more we let him lead, the more we find the fruits of his Holy Spirit taking root in our hearts and in our families.
Author Laura Mary Phelps knows women are fighting an everyday battle and she won't let them back down. This book is about the real issues, real struggles, and real questions that women face today. With funny, compelling, and real-life stories, Phelps gets real about what it means to pick up the armor of Christ and fight back with truth.
Pope Paul VI’s encyclical Humanae Vitae (Of Human Life) continues to speak volumes in our continuously changing world. This book takes an in-depth look at Humanae Vitae and compares it to other Church documents that speak about God’s plan for marital love, marriage, children, family, and the community at large.
While pornography is the fastest growing epidemic in America, there is hope for couples suffering from this problem. Licensed clinical therapist Dr. Peter C. Kleponis, Ph.D., examines this issues, educates Catholics on the epidemic, and presents a plan to help heal and restore marriages that have been damaged by pornography addiction.
With real-life stories from many moms and practical tips this book is an indispensable guide for navigating the physical and spiritual dimensions of pregnancy and birth. Expectant mothers will find the tools they need to approach birth as a gift, and to invite God into the experience.
Author Michael Horne, a Catholic parent and clinical psychologist, knows all too well the struggles families face understanding and dealing with how technology impacts our lives. In The Tech Talk, he zeroes in on the dangers of children’s unsupervised forays into the digital world, shows you what’s out there, and includes strategies for keeping it all in balance.
As special as time spent with grandchildren can be, we know that being a grandparent is a supporting role. So, how can grandparents truly make a difference in their grandchildren’s lives? Drawing on sacred Scripture, the example of the saints, the teachings of the Church, the writings of Pope Francis, and real-life anecdotes, grandparents learn to make the most of their opportunity to have a positive and lasting impact in the lives of grandchildren.
Take a few short minutes every day to grow in faith together as a family. You’ll be inspired by a quote from the Holy Father, and a simple reflection to spark discussion at dinner time, breakfast or bedtime.
Practical suggestions, tips, and ideas for ways to practice the corporal works of mercy in the home, plus reflection questions. Each chapter also includes a prayer for God’s guidance in our pursuit of the “little way” of the family.
The book that has helped couples all over the world discover new joy, intimacy, and satisfaction in their marriages is now revised and expanded. “Happily ever after” is possible, not just in theory, but in your own marriage.
Eight regular guys share their stories of the tough, crazy, scary, fun, and always humbling aspects of being a husband and dad in the 21st century.
All parents face challenges, but Catholic parents have a unique opportunity - the ability to weather any storm with the grace that comes from their Catholic faith. And a bit of help from A Catholic Parent's Toolbox.
In one handy little book you have all you need to learn many Catholic prayers including our foundational prayers, daily prayers, prayers from the Sacraments, and lots more. In the morning, at the dinner table, at bedtime, or any time, you can turn to this tiny treasure to enrich your family's life with prayer.