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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.
In Making Missionary Disciples, Curtis Martin, founder of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), explores how to build a vibrant culture of faithfulness and fruitfulness. He doesn’t just remind us how every disciple is called on a mission to share the love and truth of Jesus Christ. He gives us practical ways to do this in our ordinary daily lives.
The Big Hustle is the story of a redeemed life and a family’s healing. This is the no-holds-barred, unvarnished, and sometimes brutal true story of Jim Wahlberg, the fifth of nine kids growing up in a working-class Irish Catholic neighborhood outside of Boston, hustling for attention any way he could get it, which led him to the biggest hustle of his life. Against all odds he got clean, he got out, and he got the girl. Jim dedicated his new life as a former addict to working with addicts, and for years has spread the word that recovery is possible.
Gathered from the writings and discourses of Pope Francis on the environment, Our Mother Earth sets forth a Christian vision of ecology.
Responding to our global ecological crisis, Pope Francis says, will require a global approach in which "the whole human family in the search for a sustainable and integral development" unites to protect our common home.
Be Yourself: A Journal for Catholic Boys was designed for boys to understand their identity and individuality, with the help of their Catholic faith. Packed full of great art, quizzes, journaling questions, quotes from the saints, Scripture verses, and passages from the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the Be Yourself journal helps boys become the men God created them to be.
Men are always on a quest for freedom. But what does true freedom really look like in today's world? Society fills us with shallow promises and phony role models. In Pursuing Freedom, author Thomas Wurtz points Catholic men in a very different direction. To be truly free is to follow Christ, and to imitate the saints. When men make that bold move they will find true freedom.
In Glimmers of Grace: Moments of Peace and Healing Following Sexual Abuse, Faith shares what she has learned about the gifts God wants to give victims throughout their journey of healing. Practical, personal, and versatile, Glimmers of Grace accompanies readers step by step from acceptance to true freedom.
We are all called — yes, all of us — to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ. But when it comes down to it, many Catholics don’t know when, why, or how. Believe it or not, you can learn the skills you need for evangelization, starting today.
In the Second Edition of this compelling and timely book, Flynn draws from Scripture, the teachings of the Church, and the Diary of St. Faustina to not only reveal the heart of Divine Mercy, but to offer you an invitation and a road map so that this mercy can transform your life.
The question "Who am I?" is on the minds and hearts of people of all ages. And for good reason: The answer is important! Who we are - or who we think we are - drives our actions and shapes our relationships. Only when we understand who Christ really is can he show us who we are. Our identity in Christ opens us to the promises he has made us and leads us to the freedom to be who we were created to be.
Counterfeit Spirituality: Exposing the False Gods equips Catholics to spot false teachings and practices that have infiltrated our society and captivated members of our Church. Now more than ever, we need to recognize the differences between true and false spiritualities so that we and those we love can grow closer to God and the truth of his Church.
In Listening for God in Everyday Life, author, speaker, and psychologist Joseph White shows us how to listen for God in this noisy, chaotic world. God is speaking to us all the time, but we have to learn to hear his voice. Drawing on his personal experience, Joseph reveals the means God uses to speak directly to our hearts. Some of these may even surprise you!
Share your love of your Catholic faith – and your love of running – with this vinyl sticker. The high quality vinyl material resists water, heat, and sun damage so you can proudly display on your vehicle or anywhere you want to share the faith and the sport!
The suspension of Masses worldwide as an effort to control the spread of COVID-19 has many Catholics longing for Holy Communion, but even in normal times there are other reasons Catholics may be unable to attend Mass or receive the Eucharist. That's why it's more important than ever for Catholics to understand and practice spiritual communion.
This bundle, exclusive to OSV, includes The Catholic Runner: 30 Days of Motivation and Inspiration and a Catholic Runner sticker. In the book, Catholic runner Chris Easterly encourages 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. The durable, high quality sticker lets you display your love of the faith, and the sport, anywhere you choose to display it. This bundle makes a great gift for any Catholic who loves to run - or wants to start.
The Catholic Church is full of rich tradition, enabling us to experience the world as God intended through the beauty of each liturgical season: Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter, and Ordinary Time. In Make Every Day Blessed, Jen Frost explores in depth each of these seasons. You will learn the significance of the season, how and why it is celebrated, and ways you can live the season in your home. By understanding the why's and how's of living liturgically, you will have the opportunity to grow in faith and share it with those around you all year long.
If you consider yourself a master worrier, or if you come from a long line of worrywarts, you are not alone - Allison Gingras has been there. Drawing from her own story, Sacred Scripture, and the traditions of the Church, she helps readers embark on the life-changing journey from worry to trust. You can record your own responses to these insights right in the journal and bring those thoughts to your small faith groups for further discussion.
Compiled and introduced by best-selling author Vinny Flynn, Mercy's Gaze breaks new ground as the first-ever themed collection of both Diary passages and Scripture verses. This book is not just a compilation, however, but a guide through the Diary of St. Faustina and Scripture from one of the foremost experts on Divine Mercy.
In The Catholic Runner: 30 Days of Motivation and Inspiration, Catholic runner 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.