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Lessons From Pope Francis For Children
Author: Angela Burrin   Illustrator: Maria Cristina Lo Cascio
Product Code: BCFRE5
Pope Francis has lessons for all of us—young and old alike. In this beautifully illustrated book, the Holy Father talks about God's love, our friendship with Jesus, the gift of the Holy Spirit, the importance of prayer and taking care of the poor, how to get along in our families, and more.

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On Care for Our Common Home: Laudato Si
Author: Pope Francis
Product Code: BPFLE5
Addressed not only to Catholics but to "every person living on this planet," Pope Francis' second encyclical is a challenging call for a "bold cultural revolution" in how we think about technological progress and economic growth.

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The Joy of Believing: A Practical Guide to the Catholic Faith
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With clarity and insight, Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore helps readers discover the joy that comes from walking with Jesus and living our faith. Following the structure of the Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Archbishop Lori explains what the Church believes and how we can best put those beliefs into practice in our everyday lives.

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Pope Francis Speaks to Families: Words of Joy and Life
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Since his election, Pope Francis has expressed his concern for the urgent pastoral needs of families. In this collection, the Holy Father speaks to families personally, offering his distinctive combination of love and pastoral wisdom.

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Behold the Mystery: A Deeper Understanding of the Catholic Mass
Author: Mark Hart
Product Code: BMORE3
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As Catholics, the Mass should be a mountaintop experience for us. Often, though, we go through the motions at Mass without an appreciation for what has really happened. Popular speaker and author Mark Hart helps Catholics move beyond the repetition and ritual to see the Mass for what it really is: a heavenly banquet, a wedding feast, in which heaven and earth meet.

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Mending Broken Relationships, Building Strong Ones:Eight Ways To Love As Jesus Loves
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We all struggle with relationships that are broken in some way. In this book, authors John and Therese Boucher show us eight ways to love like Jesus—through intercessory prayer, respect, forgiveness, gratitude, affirmation, forbearance, honesty, and a healing presence.

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Praying for Our Adult Sons and Daughters: Placing Them in Heart of God
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When our children become adults, we can't hold them on our laps and protect them like we used to. We need new strategies for caring for them. And the most important strategy of all is to lift up our adult sons and daughters in prayer and place them in the heart of God. .

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The Inward Path to God: A Prayer Journey with Teresa of Avila
Author: Wayne Simsic
Product Code: BAVLE5
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It's been five hundred years since the birth of the great saint and doctor of the Church Teresa of Avila, yet her words and wisdom still have the power to leap across the barriers of time and culture.

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Breaking Into Joy:Meditations for Living in the Love of Christ
Author: Anne Costa
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"The joy of the Lord is our strength." Worries, pressures, disappointments, and stress are the weeds that crowd out the fruit of joy in our hearts. How can we remember that God's joy is available to us at every moment? How can we resist succumbing to negativity, sadness, or cynicism?

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The Quick Reference Guide to the Catholic Bible
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How many times have you wanted some context and background about a book of the Bible but didn't have the time to wade through a long commentary? The Quick Reference Guide to the Catholic Bible is a concise guide that is meant to orient you as you read the various books of the Bible—something you can keep by your side and glance at quickly before going back to your prayer.

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Prayers to the Holy Spirit: Power and Light for Your Life
Author: Bert Ghezzi
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How can the Holy Spirit bring power and light to your life? Bert Ghezzi provides seventy-five reflections that will expand your knowledge of the Holy Spirit and encourage you to pray specifically—and expectantly—for the gifts he bestows in this pocket-sized book.

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Embracing God's Plan for Marriage: A Scripture Study for Couples
Author: Mark Hart   Co-Author: Melanie Hart
Product Code: BGPME2
Marriage is one of God's most beautiful gifts and is intended to bless us, fulfill us, and give us a path to sanctity. Understanding what true love entails and how grace works to overcome our wounded human nature is the key to a holy, happy, and passionate marriage.

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Conversing with God in Lent: Praying the Sunday Mass Readings with Lectio Divina
Author: Stephen J Binz
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Lectio divina is an ancient spiritual practice that can help us to hear God speaking to us through the words of Scripture. In this book, respected biblical scholar Stephen J. Binz chooses Lectionary readings during Lent, and then he leads readers through the steps of lectio divina.

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The Women of the Gospels: Missionaries of God's Love
Product Code: BTWFE9
The gospels portray women as significant and influential members of Jesus' followers. This Bible study presents six examples of women in the gospels who encountered Jesus and spread his message of love..

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Heart To Heart With God: Six Ways To Empower Your Prayer Life
Product Code: BTWEE8
Heartfelt prayer is effective! In Heart to Heart with God, readers explore six attitudes or actions that will bring passion and life to their prayer and give them confidence that God still acts powerfully in the world today. Deacon Ralph Torrelli shows us how to pray the deepest desires of our hearts and how to arm ourselves to fight the spiritual battles of the Christian life. He also encourages prayer that is persistent, bold, expectant, and specific, and includes real-life testimonies of God's amazing responses to such prayers.
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Mighty in Power: The Miracles of Jesus
Author: Jeanne Kun
Product Code: BTWBE6
Mighty in power, Jesus confronted sickness and sin—even death—with the sovereign authority that was his as the Son of God. His miracles were signs that communicated his Fatherss love and compassion and drew men and women to faith in him.

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Rejoice And Be Glad
Author: Pope Francis
Product Code: BPFGE8
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You were not created for a bland and mediocre existence, but for happiness!

In this apostolic exhortation on holiness in today's world, Pope Francis reminds you that being holy is an attainable goal and is, in fact, the source of your greatest joy.

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