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  • Motherhood: An Extraordinary Vocation

    Ours is not a culture that publicly appreciates motherhood, and it is time for that to change. Feminism, while winning certain victories for women, has wrongly left motherhood behind. Many women today, including faithful Catholics, are ambivalent about motherhood or see it as something that will compromise their careers, lives, and happiness. In Motherhood: An Extraordinary Vocation, Dr. Kathryn Rombs invites women to enter this vocation or reengage with it, newly aware of its meaning, beauty, and power.

    Dr. Kathryn Rombs
    Item: T2552
  • Draw Close to Jesus: A Woman's Guide to Eucharistic Adoration

    Jesus counted many women among his closest followers during his earthly ministry. He encountered, forgave, and healed women, including the woman at the well, the hemorrhaging woman, and the woman caught in adultery. And their lives were changed forever.

    Our lives are also changed when we spend time with Jesus in Eucharistic adoration. In Draw Close to Jesus: A Woman’s Guide to Eucharistic Adoration, Merridith Frediani offers women heartfelt, practical guidance for meeting Jesus in adoration and allowing him to transform us.

    Merridith Frediani
    Item: T2458
  • Simply Faithful: My Catholic Prayer Journal (The Sacred Heart)

    Simple to use, and simply beautiful, the Simply Faithful: My Catholic Prayer Journal offers brief reflections on Catholic prayer and provides lined pages for notes, prayers, doodles - whatever draws you closer to God. It’s an uncomplicated and flexible journal you can use any way you like. The Sacred Heart motif is a modern design that calls to mind the love of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

    Barb Szyszkiewicz Illustrated by Abigail Halpin
    Item: T2684
  • Simply Faithful: My Catholic Prayer Journal (Our Lady of Lourdes)

    Simple to use, and simply beautiful, the Simply Faithful: My Catholic Prayer Journal offers brief reflections on Catholic prayer, and provides lined pages for notes, prayers, doodles - whatever draws you closer to God. It’s an uncomplicated and flexible journal you can use any way you like. The Our Lady of Lourdes design is a lovely way to honor the Blessed Mother and ask for her intercession as you pray.

    Barb Szyszkiewicz Illustrated by Abigail Halpin
    Item: T2686
  • Living Metanoia: Finding Freedom and Fulfillment in Christ

    The word “repent” in Greek is metanoia — but the original Greek word means much more than just repentance. It means to change, to turn, to think differently. Metanoia is not a one-time event but a process, and as Christians we are called to live a life of metanoia. Living Metanoia explores what this looks like in our daily lives, encouraging believers in all walks of life to go deeper in their relationship with Jesus. In his down-to-earth, approachable style, Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR, addresses basic topics such as who Jesus actually is (rather than who we think he is or who we want him to be); what we need to do in order to inherit eternal life; the reality of evil; and our daily call to a deeper commitment to Christ.

    Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR
    Item: T2434
  • All Things New: Breaking the Cycle and Raising a Joyful Family

    Not every family is the perfect model of Catholic family life. Some of us approach parenting still wounded by childhood experiences that were less than ideal. When we start our own families, at best we feel a bit unprepared, and at worst we feel paralyzed with fear that we will repeat our parents’ dysfunctional, abusive behaviors. In All Things New, Erin McCole Cupp draws on her own and others’ experiences to discuss how to develop a joyful family life when our own experience of being parented was damaging.

    Erin McCole Cupp
    Item: T2314
  • Carlo Acutis: The First Millennial Saint

    Carlo Acutis was a little “different” at school, in the pizzerias, and on the soccer field. What set Carlo apart was his constant pursuit of holiness. In addition to his fun hobbies, he spent time teaching catechism classes and serving in soup kitchens. Carlo loved to attend daily Mass and frequent Eucharistic adoration. The Word of God and the Eucharist were the center of his life. Carlo’s unwavering devotion to the Eucharist inspired him to tell the story of Eucharistic miracles through a website he created just for fun.

    Carlo died from a sudden and violent illness in 2006 at the age of fifteen. In less than a decade, his story spread across Italy and around the world. After Pope Francis declared him venerable in 2018, his beatification was celebrated in Assisi on October 10, 2020. The next step will be canonization, making him the first millennial saint.

    Nicola Gori
    Item: T2675
  • How to Grow in Faith

    How to Grow in Faith challenges young Catholics of all ages to ask questions, search for answers together, and discover how God loves each of them very deeply. The personalized program consists of eighteen meetings and can be spread over the course of months or years. Each meeting begins with a question that helps participants to explore their faith through interactive exercises and dialogue, finding answers that reveal the truth about life, love, and faith.

    Fr. Michel Remery
    Item: T2644
  • Simple Mercies: How the Works of Mercy Bring Peace and Fulfillment

    With her accessible, everyday approach to life, writer, mom, and volunteer, Lara C. Patangan helps us realize that our everyday compassion makes a difference in exponential ways and that mercy always matters. Practicing mercy isn’t a passive way of renewal; rather, engaging in transformative acts of service empowers us to fulfill our purpose to love and serve God, and to love our neighbor as ourselves.

    Lara C. Patangan
    Item: T2337
  • What Christ Suffered: A Doctor’s Journey Through the Passion

    This medical investigation of the Passion allows readers to enter more fully than ever into the reality of what Jesus suffered for our redemption. Drawing on the teachings of Pope Saint John Paul II in Salvifici Doloris, this book invites the reader to a deeper understanding of the meaning and value of human suffering — and how to practically apply it in their lives.

    Thomas W. McGovern, MD
    Item: T2447
  • The Heart of the Mission: Simple Ways to Bring People to Jesus

    In The Heart of the Mission: Simple Ways to Bring People to Jesus, Cande de Leon shows what it takes to get back on track. With wisdom and humor born of his own experience, he shows how our Christian mission always begins and ends with people. To help us live this in our daily life and work, he guides us through three transformational principles for ministry and life.

    Cande de Leon
    Item: T2532
  • How to Pray: A Practical Guide to the Spiritual Life

    In How to Pray: A Practical Guide to the Spiritual Life, spiritual theologian 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, easy-to-read chapters in this guide can be read as a devotional, for meditation, or alongside Sacred Scripture.

    David Torkington
    Item: T2616
  • Finding Christ Book/Love Divine Music CD 10-Pack Set

    In Finding Christ in the Crisis: What the Pandemic Can Teach Us, Fr. Harrison Ayre and Michael Heinlein shed light on what God might be saying to us now, both in the Church and in the world. Through scriptural interpretation and examination of particular realities of the Faith, we can realize that, while we may at times be restricted in our access to the sacraments and even to pastoral leadership, the effects of this pandemic are by no means a defeat.

    Free gift with purchase! OSV is grateful to award-winning Christian composer and pianist Ian Mulder for offering a special CD with the purchase of this book. These are challenging times for us all. And yet the pandemic has inspired Christians across the world to grow in greater love for one another and strengthen our bonds of prayer and friendship. This CD represents those realities and possibilities. And it offers to readers of Finding Christ in the Crisis an opportunity for further prayer, comfort and contemplation, facilitated by the beauty of Mulder’s extraordinary musical gifts.

     
    Item: T2649
  • Finding Christ Book/Love Divine Music CD Set

    In Finding Christ in the Crisis: What the Pandemic Can Teach Us, Fr. Harrison Ayre and Michael Heinlein shed light on what God might be saying to us now, both in the Church and in the world. Through scriptural interpretation and examination of particular realities of the Faith, we can realize that, while we may at times be restricted in our access to the sacraments and even to pastoral leadership, the effects of this pandemic are by no means a defeat.

    Free gift with purchase! OSV is grateful to award-winning Christian composer and pianist Ian Mulder for offering a special CD with the purchase of this book. These are challenging times for us all. And yet the pandemic has inspired Christians across the world to grow in greater love for one another and strengthen our bonds of prayer and friendship. This CD represents those realities and possibilities. And it offers to readers of Finding Christ in the Crisis an opportunity for further prayer, comfort and contemplation, facilitated by the beauty of Mulder’s extraordinary musical gifts.

     
    Item: T2655
  • A Busy Parent's Guide to a Meaningful Lent

    Lent is a time of sacrifice, but Lent with little ones (or medium ones, or older ones) can seem like sacrifice with an extra helping of penance. Why? Because parenting comes with its own set of sacrifices, made daily. But being a busy parent doesn't mean you (and the whole family) can't do Lent well.

    Maria C. Morrow
    Item: T2474
  • Living in Peace (Companion in Faith)

    In Living in Peace, you will find reflections, prayers, and Scripture passages inviting you to find peace, no matter your circumstances. These reflections were first given to believers to inspire hope during the Easter season of 2020, when most in the United States could not attend Mass because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Born in the trenches and given in a time of great need, the reflections in this book are a timeless reminder that God is greater than anything we might face.

    Fr. Jeffrey Kirby, STD
    Item: T2627
  • Way of the Cross for Loved Ones Who Have Left the Faith

    In this Way of the Cross for Loved Ones Who Have Left the Faith, the fourteen Stations have two emphases: intercession for loved ones and guidance for those still practicing the Faith. While contemplating our Savior’s sacrificial love, readers of this devotional can intercede for friends and family as they spiritually carry the cross with Jesus, asking him to lead our loved ones back to fellowship with God and his Church.

    Fr. Jeffrey Kirby, STD
    Item: T2542
  • The Adventure: Living Out Your Relationship with God (Catholic Edition) 

    The Adventure: Living Out Your Relationship with God (Catholic Edition) is your one-of-a-kind guide to the adventure God is calling you to live. It includes getting to know God, why having a relationship with him matters, and how to become friends with him (yes, it's possible). You'll learn how he talks to you, how you can talk to him, how you can do things with him, and how we connect with him and one another through the sacraments and the Church.

    Chris Patterson
    Item: T2442

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