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Ablaze: 5 Essential Paradigm Shifts for Parish Renewal
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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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Christ Lives (Christus Vivit)
Author: Pope Francis
Product Code: BPFRE9
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“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 Scripture: A Contemporary Approach to Lectio Divina
Author: Stephen J Binz
Product Code: BLDVE8
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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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Dictionary Of Biblical Theology: Leon Dufour
Product Code: BDUFR5
This Dictionary presents the key theological concepts of the Bible in a way helpful to both the scholar and average reader.
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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Divine Renovation Beyond the Parish
Product Code: BDRDE9
Divine Renovation Beyond the Parish is Fr. James Mallon's answer to, "Now what?" He wants to encourage you to pray, to trust, and to take the necessary steps to see your parish and your diocese fully equipped to fulfill God's mission for the Church today.

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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.

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Finding a Loving God In The Midst of Grief
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For the many people who face seasons of grief, this book is written to help them not only find comfort, but to also grow closer to God, who often seems far off or even absent, in their journey through grief.

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Heaven Starts Now: Becoming a Saint Day by Day
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Once we have encountered the Lord Jesus, how do we keep growing in Christ? How do we let the Lord mold us and make us into missionary disciples capable of spreading the gospel? Instead of just trying to get into heaven, how do we live the life of heaven now so that we can become saints?

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How to Listen When God is Speaking: A Guide for Modern-Day Catholics
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"In How to Listen When God Is Speaking, Fr. Mitch Pacwa challenges Catholics to embrace their fundamental vocation: to be a listener. In the best of the Ignatian tradition, he teaches us to hear God's voice—above the noise we encounter each day—and take it to heart. This book is a real gift for our spiritual lives. I recommend it for all readers. " —Most Rev. Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York

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How to Win Friends for Christ: One Conversation at a Time
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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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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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Nextstep, Volume 2
Product Code: BEC6E2
In Nexstep, Volume 2, you are invited to continue your journey of growing in discipleship, delving more deeply into the freedom and victory that Jesus provides over “every burden and sin that clings to us “ (Hebrews 12:1).
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Not Just Good, But Beautiful
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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."
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Overcommitted: Cut Chaos and Find Balance
Author: Rachel Balducci
Product Code: BRBGE0
Are you pulled in so many directions that you wonder if you are just overcommitted? Rachel Balducci, mom of six, has wondered the same thing. In Overcommitted, she gives us a solution to our frenzied days and a plan for achieving balanced, God-centered days.

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Redeemer: Understanding the Meaning of the Life, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ
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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.
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Rerouting: Finding Our Way Back to God and His Church
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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.

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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 Best Is Yet To Come: Growing Older with Joy and Fulfillment
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As we approach the second half of our lives, we can confidently approach our time and our relationships with faith, fun, and fulfillment.
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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 Ten Biggest Lies of the Enemy—and How to Combat Them
Product Code: BGLIE8
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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.

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