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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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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.
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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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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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Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church
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This 200-page volume offers a quick synopsis of the essential contents of the faith as promulgated in the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Like the 1992 Catechism, the Compendium has a four-part structure, and includes a section on common prayers and Catholic doctrinal formulas.
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Dictionary Of Biblical Theology: Leon Dufour
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This Dictionary presents the key theological concepts of the Bible in a way helpful to both the scholar and average reader.
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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Living the Fruit of the Spirit: How God’s Grace Can Transform Your World
Author: Joshua Danis
Product Code: BFRTE0
Discover a fresh approach to growing in love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.

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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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New American Bible Softcover
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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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Nextstep, Volume 2
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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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On Care for Our Common Home: Laudato Si
Author: Pope Francis
Product Code: BPFLE5
Addressed not only to Catholics but to "every person living on this planet," Pope Francis' second encyclical is a challenging call for a "bold cultural revolution" in how we think about technological progress and economic growth.

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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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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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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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Rescued: The Unexpected and Extraordinary News of the Gospel
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In this powerful book, Fr. John Riccardo helps us to see the world through God’s lens, with a clear vision of the plot and the outcome of the story we’re living in.
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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 are 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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