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The Power of Forgiveness includes reflections on the topic of forgiveness, inspirational stories of saints, simple prayers, and questions to help you meditate and pray. By opening ourselves to forgiving others, we participate in God’s mercy and begin the process of healing.
There is one person in the gospel that had the experience of living thirty years with Jesus - from birth through His resurrection: Mary, His Mother. After a full life with the Son of God - fleeing into Egypt, losing him in the temple and seeing him placed upon the cross - Mary lives her final earthly days in reflection. Ten years after the Resurrection, Mary eagerly awaits the return of the apostle, Peter. When he arrives in her home after years of traveling, ministering and narrowly escaping death, Peter expresses the overwhelming responsibility of preaching amidst heresies and conflict. After receiving encouragement that only a mother can provide, Peter rediscovers the truth.
Here are fourteen lively two-minute stories to introduce young Catholics to some of the Church’s most beloved saints. Each story is accompanied by two coloring pages: a gorgeously detailed portrait of the saint, and a scene of the saint in action.
An earthquake woke up Dorothy Day and her neighbors one morning in 1906...and boy, did it make a mess! But they got to work right away helping one another out with food, water, clothing, shelter, and more.
Stay organized and be inspired by the saints with this 2020 saints wall calendar! This full-color, 11 x 17 calendar offers Catholics a way to keep their months organized and inspires them to live more liturgically throughout the entire year.
Maggie and Max can’t wait for the All Saints' Day party. There's just one problem: they can't decide which saint to dress up as…and the party is just a week away! Join Maggie and Max as their friends and family tell them about six holy men and women who offer living examples of what it means to be a saint…even if you're a kid!
Little Lessons from St. Therese of Lisieux presents brief excerpts from Story of a Soul as a way of introducing the essential themes of her spirituality. The words of St. Therese are accompanied by the artwork of award-winning watercolorist Jeanine Crowe, a wonderful aid to prayerful meditation on the words and wisdom of St. Therese of Lisieux.
This is the coloring book version of the children's picture book, Paddy and the Wolves: A Story about Saint Patrick When He Was a Boy. It includes all the text and bonus material from the picture book, but with black-and-white line art so that children can color the story of Paddy's adventures, too. The line art was hand-drawn by award-winning Catholic folk artist Jen Norton.
Young Paddy can’t sit still during morning prayers, but he’s more than happy to help the shepherd, Barra, watch sheep for the day! But who will watch Paddy when he wanders into the woods? As he explores the wilderness of coastal Britain, Paddy encounters many delights and dangers—and ultimately, the One who watches over him through it all.
Little Thérèse Martin could be a very stubborn young girl. All too often, if someone wanted her to say "yes," she wanted to say "no"!
But then, as she is preparing for her First Communion, Thérèse discovers a way to turn her everyday trials and tribulations into something beautiful for Jesus. Join Thérèse (and her family) as she learns to “gather roses from amid thorns.”
Una manera maravillosa para dar a los niños una introducción a la espiritualidad del “caminito” de santa Teresita mostrándoles cómo hasta la más pequeña de las acciones, hecha con gran amor, es bella ante los ojos de Jesús. La autora Becky Arganbright ha adoptado las enseñanzas de las orecitas de santa Teresita en esta encantadora parábola para niños. La joven Teresita aprende que aunque es pequeña, con la ayuda de Dios, su pequeñez puede ser una manera de hacer grandes cosas para Dios. La ilustradora Tracey Arvidson da vida a la joven Teresa Martín, y a sus ores en la parábola, con sus maravillosas ilustraciones.
The delightful story of how St. Thérèse learned to be the "little flower" in God's garden, and that even the smallest thing, when done with great love, is precious in God's eyes. This is the perfect introduction to the "little way" that children will treasure. Includes a biography of the beloved saint.
The early Church faced its share of villains—persecutors like Nero and Julian, heretics like Marcion and Arius. And what good were they? Plenty, say the Church Fathers. The threat of persecution made Christians strong and bold.
The time of villains—and heroes—is hardly over. Through Villains of the Early Church, you’ll learn how you can keep your good humor through trials and opposition, and all the while grow sharper in doctrine and warmer in devotion.
What power does great art have? In Looking at a Masterpiece, the reader will discover the surprising answer—that great art can “influence our whole lives.”
In Looking at a Masterpiece, Madeleine Stebbins explores the themes of more than forty of the world’s finest artistic treasures—from masters such as Piero della Francesca, Hans Holbein, Caravaggio, Rembrandt, and more. The book includes full color, high-quality reproductions of these great works of art.
2016 CPA Book Awards Winner! 3rd Place, Biography category
The moving story of a simple parish priest from Oklahoma who would not abandon his Guatamalan parish and was martyred during the Guatamalan Civil War at the age of 46.
In Blessed Are You: Living the Beatitudes, Chris Ruff invites individuals and small groups to explore Jesus' paradoxical words with fresh eyes, discovering in them a treasury of beauty, simplicity and joy, and applying them to life.
In his Discipleship Series, Christopher Ruff strives to humbly imitate the Master, illustrating discipleship especially through true stories of men and women touched by grace. Who Is My Neighbor continues this approach.
In As I Have Loved You, Christopher Ruff uses Scripture and stories of men and women touched by grace to illustrate this movement of the Holy Spirit in our lives. Written for small-group reflection, the resource is also suitable for individual use.
In Como Yo Los He Amado (As I Have Loved You), Christopher Ruff uses Scripture and stories of men and women touched by grace to illustrate this movement of the Holy Spirit in our lives. Written for small-group reflection, the resource is also suitable for individual use.