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Heaven Starts Now: Becoming a Saint Day by Day
Product Code: BNOWE7
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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saints Who Transformed Their World
Author: Sherry Weddell
Product Code: BLAYE9
Be inspired by the stories of lay saints: women and men whom God has powerfully used as channels of his beauty, mercy, wisdom, healing, and provision. Their inspirational ways of living their faith can help you to recognize your spiritual gifts and help you live every day as an intentional disciple.

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The Gospel according to St. Therese: A Faith-Sharing Guide
Product Code: BFTLE7
In this faith-sharing guide, Br. Joseph Schmidt helps readers understand Thérèse's message through the Scripture passages that illuminated her insights about God and his merciful love.

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Following Mary to Jesus: Our Lady as Mother, Teacher, and Advocate
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In his trademark warm and friendly style, popular speaker and author Fr. Andrew Apostoli shows us the important roles that Mary plays in the lives of Christian disciples. Fr. Apostoli focuses on three specific ways Mary leads us to Jesus—as mother, teacher, and advocate
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Everything is Grace: The Life and Way of Thérèse of Lisieux
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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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Rejoice And Be Glad
Author: Pope Francis
Product Code: BPFGE8
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You were not created for a bland and mediocre existence, but for happiness!

In this apostolic exhortation on holiness in today's world, Pope Francis reminds you that being holy is an attainable goal and is, in fact, the source of your greatest joy.

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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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