The Word Among Us

Personal Spirituality

51 Results
 
An Invitation to the Contemplative Life
Author: Wayne Simsic
Product Code: BTM1E6
Thomas Merton, a twentieth-century Trappist monk, wrote passionately about spirituality in a way that speaks to the hearts of men and women today. Merton's gift to all of us is this simple message: the contemplative experience, which uncovers our unity with the Lord and a new vision of life, is not only for monks but for all Christians.
$3.59(Save 70%)
View Book Add to Cart
Everything is Grace: The Life and Way of Thérèse of Lisieux
Product Code: BSTLE7
Available in eBook format for:
Amazon Kindle: Click here to purchase
Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod: Click here to purchase
Barnes and Noble NOOK: Click here to purchase
Google Play: Click here to purchase

Thérèse of Lisieux has been called the greatest saint of modern times, but some view her spirituality as sentimental and syrupy. Joseph F. Schmidt, FSC, dispels that notion by contending that Thérèse's "little way" is really the gospel message—a message that can best be understood in the context of her life.

View an excerpt from this book. (Adobe Acrobat Required for viewing)

$13.56(Save 20%)
View Book Add to Cart
Hope From the Cross: Reflections on Jesus' Seven Last Words
Product Code: BDLHE0
English Cardinal Basil Hume was beloved all over the world for his pastoral gifts. Before dying of cancer in 1999, he left these meditations on the Seven Last Words of Christ on the cross. In each one of these reflections, Cardinal Hume unwraps a gift for us-one that gives us hope even when we are in the midst of pain and difficulty.
View an excerpt from this book. (Adobe Acrobat Required for viewing)
$2.39(Save 70%)
View Book Add to Cart
Not Just Good, But Beautiful
Product Code: BMAWE5
In an unprecedented interreligious conference in November 2014, Pope Francis and four hundred religious leaders and scholars from around the world met in Rome to explore what their diverse faiths teach about marriage and "the complementarity of man and woman."
$10.75(Save 10%)
View Book Add to Cart
Praying Through Our Losses: Meditations for Those Who are Grieving
Author: Wayne Simsic
Product Code: BCFHE7
Grief is the painful process of adjusting to a loss. This collection of meditations is designed for anyone experiencing loss, whether it be the death of a loved one or the loss of health, financial security, or relationships. Each reflection focuses on a different topic, moving readers from acknowledging pain and loss to healing and new life.
$7.67(Save 30%)
View Book More Info
With Jesus to the Cross: Year C
Product Code: BEC2E6
This seven-session guide is designed for those just beginning their faith journey as well as those who want to dive deeper into the Scriptures during Lent. The Evangelical Catholic ministry has written insightful discussion questions that draw participants into a personal relationship with the Lord.

Click here to look inside.
$9.56(Save 20%)
View Book Add to Cart
Your Life in the Holy Spirit: What Every Catholic Needs to Know and Experience
Author: Dr Alan Schreck
Product Code: BHASE7
Your Life in the Holy Spirit offers a popular and comprehensive explanation of the role of the Holy Spirit in the Christian life. In this book, a new edition of Hearts Aflame, best-selling author Alan Schreck presents the Spirit as the "friend closest to our heart", who leads us in prayer, directs our mind with truth, and makes us holy.

View an Excerpt from this book. (Adobe Acrobat Required for viewing).
$10.36(Save 20%)
View Book Add to Cart
Redeemer: Understanding the Meaning of the Life, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ
Product Code: BREDE8
Redeemer provides a masterful overview of the meaning of Christ's redeeming work. It will help you understand not only the redemption, but live anew in Christ, your Redeemer.
$9.56(Save 20%)
View Book Add to Cart
Praying for Your Special Needs Child
Product Code: BSPNE8
Drawing from their personal experience, David and Mercedes Rizzo share openly the myriad challenges of parenting a special needs child, while offering grace-filled counsel on practical steps you can take and suggested prayers to invite God into your situation.

Click here to look inside.
$10.36(Save 20%)
View Book Add to Cart
Is God in My Top Ten? Meditations for a Deeper Life in Christ
Product Code: BDSRE8
Is your life running out of control? Work, sports, picking up the kids, getting to Mass, doing the shopping. . . . every day you are barraged with responsibilities. With such a busy schedule, you may struggle to put God first in your life, while distractions of various kinds can take you off track.

Click here to look inside.
$10.36(Save 20%)
View Book Add to Cart
Praying for (and with) Your Spouse: The Way to Deeper Love
Product Code: BHWPE8
Available in eBook format for:
Click here to purchase on Amazon. Click here to purchase on Google Play.

Praying for (and with) Your Spouse will show you how to let God take every part of your relationship to the next level—from living each day with your joys and struggles to working out your decisions and disagreements to setting aside time for love and romance.

Click here to look inside.
$11.96(Save 20%)
View Book Add to Cart
The Ten Biggest Lies of the Enemy—and How to Combat Them
Product Code: BGLIE8
Also available in eBook format.

Jesus died to set us free, yet we all experience thoughts from the enemy that lead us away from Christ and his truth. Popular author and speaker Deacon Keith Strohm shines God's light on ten of the most common lies that Satan uses to bind our hearts and prevent us from experiencing the fullness of God's love.

Click here to look inside.
$11.96(Save 20%)
View Book Add to Cart
Don't Be Afraid to Say Yes to God! Pope Francis Speaks to Young People with Reflections by Fr. Mike Schmitz
Product Code: BPFPE8
Set out for the future without fear! That's the message of Pope Francis to young people as he challenges them to follow Christ and his plan for their lives.This collection of short excerpts of Pope Francis' talks from around the world along with reflections and questions by Fr. Mike Schmitz speaks to the best instincts of young people.

Click here to look inside.
$7.96(Save 20%)
View Book Add to Cart
Amazed by God's Grace: Overcoming Racial Divides by the Power of the Holy Spirit
Product Code: BLDOE7
Larry Oney endured years of adversity and racial prejudice as a child in a sharecropping family on a plantation in northern Louisiana and into his high school years in New Orleans. Amazed by God's Grace reveals what it took to bring Larry from resentment to hope and eventually into the Catholic Church where he now serves as a deacon.

Click here to look inside.
$10.36(Save 20%)
View Book Add to Cart
A Season of Grace: Embracing God's Gifts in the Autumn of Our Lives
Author: Carolyn Bassett
Product Code: BAWGE6
Every season of our lives is filled with God's grace, but the aging process can cause believers to lose sight of the gifts that God offers each day. This book of seventy-five reflections can help older adults to remember all that God is doing in their lives.

Click here to look inside.
$11.16(Save 20%)
View Book Add to Cart
Praying with Therese of Lisieux
Product Code: BSMUE4
The meditations in Praying with Thérèse of Lisieux share her wisdom and love of God while making a connection to now so that you can apply her wisdom to your own life.
$11.65(Save 10%)
View Book Add to Cart
Reclaiming Family Time: A Guide to Slowing Down and Savoring the Gift of One Another
Product Code: BSLOE7
Available in eBook format for:
Click here to purchase on Amazon. Click here to purchase in iBooks. Click here to purchase on Nook. Click here to purchase on Google Play.

What happens when our lives spin out of control because we are so busy and overcommitted? The negative consequences of such a lifestyle are well known, but few of us are able to put on the brakes so that we can truly enjoy the gift of one another. Tim and Sue Muldoon help us experience the peace that only God can give, and they also share what has and hasn't worked in their own family.

Click here to look inside.
$9.07(Save 30%)
View Book Add to Cart
Rerouting: Finding Our Way Back to God and His Church
Product Code: BBTGE8
Available in eBook format for:
Amazon Kindle: Click here to purchase
Click here to purchase in iBooks. Click here to purchase on Google Play.

When we lack a basic understanding of what the Church teaches, we can feel as if we're on a road without a map, or have the wrong map, or only pieces of the map. So how can we journey to the Father and the eternal life Christ won for us? Without a map, how will we make it to our destination? Rerouting presents us with a sweeping vista of what we believe in a way that makes sense and causes our faith to grow and flourish, both in our hearts and in the world.

Click here to look inside.
$11.96(Save 20%)
View Book Add to Cart
How to Win Friends for Christ: One Conversation at a Time
Product Code: BWINE7
Available in eBook format for:
Click here to purchase on Amazon. Click here to purchase in iBooks. Click here to purchase on Nook. Click here to purchase on Google Play.

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.

Click here to look inside.
$10.35(Save 20%)
View Book Add to Cart
The Catholic Grandparents Handbook: Creative Ways to Show Love, Share Faith, and Have Fun
Product Code: BGRAE8
Available in eBook format for:
Click here to purchase on Amazon. Click here to purchase in iBooks. Click here to purchase on Google Play.

What's the difference between being a grandparent and being a Catholic grandparent? You'll find the answer to this question—and much more—in The Catholic Grandparents Handbook.

Click here to look inside.
$11.96(Save 20%)
View Book Add to Cart
A Mighty Current of Grace: The Story of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal
Product Code: BMOSE7
Available in eBook format for:
Click here to purchase on Amazon. Click here to purchase in iBooks. Click here to purchase on Nook. Click here to purchase on Google Play.

The Holy Spirit is the secret to the Church's growth and vitality—her "fountain of youth"! The Spirit is constantly renewing the Church, and the current age is no exception. In this book, theologian and author Dr. Alan Schreck writes a historical appreciation of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, now celebrating its fiftieth year.

Click here to look inside.
$11.96(Save 20%)
View Book Add to Cart
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.

Click here to look inside.
$11.16(Save 20%)
View Book Add to Cart
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.

Click here to look inside.
$3.89(Save 70%)
View Book Add to Cart