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The Practice of Healing Prayer: A How-to Guide for Catholics
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Most Catholics did not grow up learning how to pray with others for healing or expecting that their prayers could be powerful and transformative. Francis MacNutt, an early leader in the Catholic charismatic renewal and head of Christian Healing Ministries, encourages Catholics to do both.

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Conversing with God in Scripture: A Contemporary Approach to Lectio Divina
Author: Stephen J Binz
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In this practical and inspirational book, Stephen Binz shows how we can read and reflect on Scripture in ways that enable us to hear God speaking to us in our thoughts and hearts. He explains how to converse with God in prayer, which will lead to contemplation and life-changing action. with a clarity that all will welcome, Binz explains the elements, characteristics, and benefits of lectio divina.
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The R Father: 14 Ways to Respond to the Lord's Prayer
Author: Mark Hart
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The Lord's Prayer is so familiar to us that we risk reciting it, not praying it. Popular Catholic speaker and author Mark Hart says that the Our Father is an invitation into a daily relationship with God and suggests 14 ways we can respond to him in this prayer.

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Jesus Speaks to Me on My First Holy Communion
Author: Angela Burrin   Illustrator: Maria Cristina Lo Cascio
Product Code: BQBBE9
In this unique gift book, Jesus speaks warmly and lovingly to children who are receiving him in the Eucharist for the first time. In twelve scenes from Scripture, from Creation to Pentecost, Jesus explains that it is his Father's plan for each child to be part of their family of love. He invites the child to be his friend and to draw close to him in the Eucharist and in prayer.
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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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Thérèse's Little Way (Pamphlet)
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This easy to read 32 page booklet will show you the beauty of St. Thérèse's life and how she learned to love others and trust in the Lord, no matter what the circumstances.
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Learning from Saint John Paul II (Pamphlet)
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The three meditations in this booket are designed to assist your journey into a deeper prayer life with the example and guidence of this beloved pope and fellow pilgrim. Learn from the Holy Father about prayer and its relationship to our mission in the world, about saying yes to God without fear, and about being open to the action of the Holy Spirit in our lives.
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Beloved Catholic Prayers (Pamphlet)
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Many of the traditional prayers—handed down by the Church from generation to generation—are said communally by believers as they gather together for worship. Others are prayed privately by individuals communicating with God devotionally. The selections in Beloved Catholic Prayers honor and recognize both of these traditions.
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Mary: The Handmaid of the Lord (Pamphlet)
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This pamphlet presents three articles that unfold for us the life of the Virgin Mary and its profound meaning.
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The Psalms: Gateway to Prayer
Author: Jeanne Kun
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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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Unleashing the Power of Your Baptism
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Unleashing the Power of Your Baptism shows us that as we let go of our past way of life and open ourselves to God's grace and transforming power, we can live a life in which sin has no power over us (Romans 6:14).
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The Heart of Intercessory Prayer (Pamphlet)
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In this pamphlet are three essays on intercessory prayer. These essays point to the power of interceding with faith in God's love and care for us. They encourage us to pray with confidence and persistence. They also explore the mystery of God's will.
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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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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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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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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 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 Infinite Tenderness of God: Meditations on the Gospels by Pope Francis
Author: Pope Francis
Product Code: BPFME6
This collection includes highlights of the Holy Father's homilies and addresses on Gospels texts, beginning with the birth of Jesus and ending with the resurrection appearances.

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Praying the Gospels: Jesus' Miracles in Galilee
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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.In the second book in the series, he moves on to Jesus' miracles during his Galilean ministry.

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The Healing Stories of Jesus: Signs of the New Creation
Author: Louis Grams
Product Code: BTWME3
This Bible study examines six of the Gospel stories in which Jesus healed those suffering from a variety of physical or spiritual afflictions. While healings demonstrate the love and compassion that Jesus has for each one of us, they are also a sign of the new creation he came to inaugurate—an announcement that the kingdom of God is at hand.

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Signs and Wonders: Encountering Jesus of Nazareth
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If we want to know who Jesus is, then we have to discover what his friends said and wrote about him. We can find detailed accounts of Jesus' life—including the signs and wonders he performed—in the Gospels. They show us what Jesus cared about, how he treated people, and what he thought was most important in life.

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Unleashing the Power of Scripture: A Guide for Catholics
Author: Mark Hart
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In his entertaining and engaging style, Mark Hart (also known as "The Bible Geek") shows readers why Scripture should be central to our life with the Lord. When we become immersed in Scripture, he says, we allow it—not the secular culture—to form our minds and hearts.

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