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Ablaze: 5 Essential Paradigm Shifts for Parish Renewal
Product Code: BCHAE9
Drawing from decades of experience and service to over a hundred parishes, Deacon Keith Strohm breaks down the often complex and overwhelming task of parish renewal using a simple-to-understand framework that can help put your community on the path to vitality.

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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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Beloved Catholic Prayers (Pamphlet)
Product Code: BPAMP1
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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Christ Lives (Christus Vivit)
Author: Pope Francis
Product Code: BPFRE9
A study guide is included for individual reflection and small group discussion.

“Get involved! Jesus was not a bystander. He got involved. Don’t stand aloof, but immerse yourselves in the reality of life, as Jesus did.”

A response to the Synod on Young People, Christ Lives is a passionate call for every Christian to embrace their role in the Church, to bring the gospel everywhere, and to meet young people where they are.

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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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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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Discovering the God We Call Father: A Catholic Bible Study on The Lord's Prayer
Author: Rich Cleveland
Product Code: BJY7E8
In the Our Father, we are praying to God with words given to us by God. Yet how often do we pray the Our Father without a conscious understanding of what we ask of him? Popular author Rich Cleveland helps readers explore the meaning behind the words—and the meaning this prayer has for our lives as children of a loving Father.
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Divine Renovation Apprentice: Learning to Lead a Disciple-Making Parish
Author: Fr. Simon Lobo
Product Code: BDRBE8
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Transforming a parish is challenging, demanding, and sometimes messy work. In Divine Renovation Apprentice, Fr. Simon Lobo breaks open his experience as an associate pastor working on the renewal of St. Benedict Parish in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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ENCOUNTERING JESUS IN EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
Product Code: BPAME1
Encountering Jesus in Eucharistic Adoration examines the "divine logic" behind Eucharistic adoration and some of the miracles that strengthen our faith in Jesus' real presence in the Eucharist.
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Getting More Out of Confession
Product Code: BHCOE8
Forgiveness is possible! God always has more for us—more of this love, more of his grace, more of his peace. Getting More out of Confession will guide you or your small group in growing closer to God through the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

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Getting More Out of Lent
Product Code: BHLEE9
For many of us, Lent can be a challenging time. We endure the pain of fasting, the struggle to give up comforts, and the hope to get through without too many slipups. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Getting More out of Lent will guide readers to experience the wonderful gifts of the season of Lent.

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Getting More Out of Mass
Product Code: BHMSE8
God always has more for us—more of this love, more of his grace, more of his peace. Getting More out of Mass will guide individuals and groups in experiencing God in Mass.

This 40 page booklet is designed to maximize individuals or small groups time while providing a deep impact on one's spiritual life.

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Getting More Out of Prayer
Product Code: BHPRE8
God always has more for us—more of this love, more of his grace, more of his peace. This booklet will help you and others get more of his love, grace, and peace through prayer.

This 40 page booklet is designed to maximize individuals or small groups time while providing a deep impact. on one's spiritual life.

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Getting More Out of the Eucharist
Author: Mark Hart
Product Code: BHEUE9
The Catechism of the Catholic Church tells us the Eucharist is the “source and summit” of our faith. This study will guide you to understand, both intellectually and spiritually, the amazing gift that Jesus left to his Church.

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How to Win Friends for Christ: One Conversation at a Time
Product Code: BWINE7
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This book is for those who want to share their faith but don't know where to begin. Sharing how they engaged students on college campuses, the authors show us how to initiate conversations and how to tell our own faith story—and why we need to start with 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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Learning from Saint John Paul II (Pamphlet)
Product Code: BPAMJ1
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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Lord, Renew Your Wonders: Spiritual Gifts for Today
Author: Damian Stayne
Product Code: BDSTE7
The rediscovery of the charismatic gifts by ordinary Catholics throughout the world was an answer to a prayer by Blessed Pope John XXIII asking the Holy Spirit to "Renew your wonders in our time, as though for a new Pentecost." Damian Stayne provides not only amazing stories of God's presence and work in our time but also a host of practical instructions on how to grow in these gifts.

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Mary: The Handmaid of the Lord (Pamphlet)
Product Code: BPAMH1
This pamphlet presents three articles that unfold for us the life of the Virgin Mary and its profound meaning.
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New American Bible Softcover
Product Code: HNAPE8
The New American Bible Softcover Edition offers a superb reading experience that will give this Bible a special place for your prayer-life.
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