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Believe! Meeting Jesus in the Scriptures
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When people "chew" on the word of God through dynamic discussions of the Scriptures, the Holy Spirit reveals the person of Jesus. That's why the staff of The Evangelical Catholic ministry created this guide—to encourage everyone, no matter where they are in their spiritual life, to have a personal encounter with Jesus.

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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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Jesus Speaks To Me About My Baptism
Author: Angela Burrin   Illustrator: Maria Cristina Lo Cascio
Product Code: BAPTE5
In this beautifull illustrated book about Baptism, Jesus "speaks" directly to the children, explaining step by step what happened at their baptism and why. Each part of the rite is linked to a scene from Scripture, such as the story of Noa''s Ark and Jesus' own baptism in the Jordan.

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Praying The Gospels: Jesus Launches His Ministry by Fr Mitch Pacwa
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Fr. Mitch Pacwa has a gift for opening up the Scriptures, and he offers Catholics such a gift in this book of meditations on the beginnings of Jesus' public ministry.

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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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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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The Gift of Repentance: God's Call for a Change of Heart
Author: Kevin Perrotta
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Repentance is a gift—because coming to the realization of ourselves as sinners opens our hearts to the gospel. And while consciousness of our sins is uncomfortable, it is also a cause for hope. In those feelings of guilt, says popular Scripture commentator Kevin Perrotta, God is calling us to return to him.

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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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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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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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Why The Eucharist Matters For Your Life: The Practical Reality of Christ's Power and Presence
Author: Chris Padgett
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The Eucharist is a practical reality—Jesus wants to be present in our everyday encounters and experiences. The forty reflections in this book will enlarge your vision of the power of Christ through the Eucharist to change your life and those you meet.

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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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Behold the Mystery: A Deeper Understanding of the Catholic Mass
Author: Mark Hart
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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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Sharing the Faith that You Love: Four Simple Ways to be Part of the New Evangelization
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In this book, John and Therese Boucher encourage Catholics to share their faith in four simple and practical ways: praying for those we know who far from God, showing them Christ-like care and compassion, initiating faith-sharing conversations, and inviting them to join us at Mass and parish events.

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The Joy of the Gospel: Evangelii Gaudium
Author: Pope Francis
Product Code: BPFJE3
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The Joy of the Gospel is a passionate call for every Christian to "be constantly ready to bring the love of Jesus to others." Your parish or small group can be ready to take up Pope Francis' challenge by meeting together to study and discuss this groundbreaking document with the study guide included in our edition.

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The Look And Find Book Of Bible Stories
Author: Marion Thomas   Illustrator: Andrew Everitt-Stewart
Product Code: BABSE2
In this book of nineteen famous Bible stories, young readers can enjoy the detailed illustrations while looking for certain people, animals, or objects on each page. The Look and Find Book of Bible will help children learn about the major events in the Bible from both the Old and New Testament while having fun searching for things in the busy and colorful illustrations.

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More of the Holy Spirit: How to Keep the Fire Burning In Our Hearts
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In this book, Sr. Ann Shields offers us an inspirational message that will help us persist in prayer and keep asking for more of the Holy Spirit in our lives each day. By taking a serious look at our hearts and repenting where we have strayed, and by rededicating ourselves as disciples of Christ, we can reignite the fire that once burned within us.

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The Light Of Faith (Lumen Fidei)
Author: Pope Francis
Product Code: BPF2E3
Pope Francis offers a profound and compelling reflection on humanity's need for faith in his first encyclical, Lumen Fidei, which completes the work of his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI.

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The Psalms: Gateway to Prayer
Author: Jeanne Kun
Product Code: BPSAE3
For nearly three thousand years, men and women from diverse lands and cultures have been lifting their hearts to God by praying and singing the psalms. In this newest Bible study in The Word Among Us Keys to the Bible series, popular author Jeanne Kun shows us why these beautiful and timeless songs have such a universal appeal.

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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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Walking the Little Way of Thérèse of Lisieux: Discovering the Path of Love
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With sensitivity and insight, author Joseph Schmidt shows us how Thérèse discovered certain qualities of the heart that told her that she was indeed walking the path of authentic love. These qualities "opened her heart to a new depth of God's life in and through her."

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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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