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Seven Common Misconceptions About Lent

Top 7 Misconceptions About Lent

Seven Common Misconceptions About Lent Whether you’ve been a Christian for 40 years or 40 minutes, there’s probably something you’re confused about when it comes to the season of Lent. Don’t worry. It’s nothing to be ashamed of. Your own pastor may have to check with the bishop once in a while to make sure he’s got everything straight for …

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Saint John Bosco – Patron of Lost Boys

Saint John Bosco

Today is the feast of Saint John Bosco! This beloved saint is well-known for his compassionate work with poor and homeless youth, with his legacy continuing both in his home country of Italy, in the United States, and around the world. He is the patron saint of editors, publishers, schoolchildren, juvenile delinquents, and many others. To celebrate his feast day, Aquinas and More has two of our most popular Saint John Bosco titles on sale!

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  • How to Choose A First Communion Bible

    How to Choose A First Communion Bible

    To start off, what is a First Communion Bible? First Communion Bibles come in a variety of formats from a standard full-text Bible to picture Bibles. What sets them apart is a special records section for the First Communicant. This section typically contains a place to record the name, date and location of the First Communion. Several of these Bibles also contain a special section with general Catholic information including the Mysteries of the Rosary, the Seven Sacraments, basic prayers (Our Father, Glory Be, Hail Mary, etc.) and the Ten Commandments. Which First Communion Bible is Right for My Child? First you need to decide if you want to get your child a full Bible or a picture Bible. The picture Bibles have highlights from the Bible and are chock-full of pictures. What you won't get is the entire book of Leviticus or Numbers. Picture Bibles come in a couple of different styles: The Catholic Bible in Pictures EVERY significant story in the Bible (both Testaments), told in sequences of three to ten captioned pictures An astonishing 1,085 pen-and-ink illustrations in all-not cartoon-like outline drawings, but intelligent, and bursting with historical details Captions are concise-typically two or three sentences-and summarize the action of each picture in clear language, using direct Biblical quotations wherever possible The pictures are reverent yet dramatic, and flow into one another so that the movement of the story is clearly seen Teens no less than children can enjoy-and learn from-this book, which serves as an excellent primer (or refresher course) in Bible history In telling about Jesus, detailed attention is paid not only to his miracles and Passion but to His teachings, including key parables and the Sermon on the Mount 11 talented artists prepared the illustrations, which were then verified by Bible experts for historical accuracy …

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  • What are the different kinds of rosaries?

    What Are the Different Types of Rosaries?

  • Complete Guide to Celebrating Corpus Christi

    The Complete Guide for Celebrating the Feast of Corpus Christi

  • What is the Douay-Rheims Bible-

    What is the Douay-Rheims Bible

  • Advent Reading Essentials

    You aren’t getting the most out of Advent.