Released in 1989, this double CD has thirty-four of John Michael's most contemplative compositions from previous recordings. Songs include: Come To The Quiet, Psalm 23, Hymn To The Praises of God, Psalm 91, Psalm 62, Psalm 51, Psalm 95, Psalm 42, Father I Put My Life in Your Hands, The Pleiades and Orion, Holy Is His Name, Ode of the Bride, I Found My Beloved, Pass Through My Will, Retreat, Peter's Canticle, I Am The Vine, I Am The Bread of Life, I Am the Good Shepherd, The Spirit of the Lord, The Lilies of the Field, My Yoke is Easy, Jesus Prayer, Lamb of God, Our Blessing Cup, Let Us Adore the Lord, Lord Every Nation on Earth Shall Adore you, The Praises of the Virtues, God, Healer of My Soul, Peace Prayer (St. Francis), St. Teresa's Prayer, All Who Are Thirsty, and The Empty Canvas.
The Hidden Power of Kindness: A Practical Handbook for Souls Who Dare to Transform the World, One Deed at a Time shows you how to become more aware of even your most offhand daily actions. You’ll find simple, step-by-step, and spiritually crucial directions for how to overcome the habitual unkindnesses that creep into the behavior of even the most careful souls.If you want to make progress in the spiritual life, you can’t afford to miss the bracing insights in this handbook for souls who yearn to be kinder. They’ll give you years of solid help in overcoming sin so that you’ll live more fully with others — and truly transform your corner of the world!
In Behold Your Mother, Tim Staples takes you through the Church’s teachings about the Blessed Virgin Mary, showing their firm Scriptural and historical roots and dismantling the objections of those who mistakenly believe that Mary competes for the attention due Christ alone. Combining the best recent scholarship with a convert’s in-depth knowledge of the arguments, Staples has assembled the most thorough and useful Marian apologetic you’ll find anywhere.
In this newly updated, expanded version of his popular work of apologetics, Shea presents a lively and entertaining look at his conversion to Catholicism from Evangelicalism and his discovery of Christian tradition. As an Evangelical, Shea accepted the principle of "sola scriptura" (Scripture alone) as the basis of faith. Now as a Catholic convert, he skillfully explains how and why Sacred Tradition occupies a central role in Divine Revelation.
In its mother’s womb, a tiny baby grows, explores the waters, and talks with the angel who is there. Children will delight in the gentle illustrations and beloved story of that baby and the angel in the waters because the journey from conception to birth is their story, too.
Strengthen your marriage and raise good kids! Fr. Lawrence Lovasik uses Scripture and Church teachings in an easy-to-follow step-by-step format that helps you understand the proper role of the Catholic father and mother and the blessings of having a large family. He shows you how you can secure happiness in marriage, raise children in a truly Catholic way, and much more.This book details simple but often overlooked ways that you can instill good character in your children, protect them from the many sinful and dangerous enticements of the world, and make child-rearing truly spiritual. This is a practical, much-needed and comprehensive handbook on the Catholic family.
A very readable book on the natural law as seen through the teachings of Aquinas and their foundations in reason and Revelation. Charles Rice shows how the natural law works and how it is rooted in the nature of the human person whose Creator provided this law as a sure and knowable guide for man to achieve his end of eternal happiness. It is a firmly grounded and accessible handbook which touches on the most important topics regarding natural law that will benefit readers of all backgrounds.
Humanae Vitae does not identify the key problem of our day in the realm of sex or birth or "the pill," but rather in the myth that we can be God. The problem we face is not that our society is obsessed with sex. Rather, it is afraid of it-- afraid of the total reality and power of what it represents, where it comes from, and where it leads. That's why so many today are afraid of the full reality and meaning of sex. That's why Pope Paul VI wrote Humanae Vitae.
Drawing on thirty years of experience throughout the Catholic world, from its humblest parishes to its highest levels of authority, George Weigel proposes a deepening of faith-based and mission-driven Catholic reform that touches every facet of Catholic life-from the episcopate and the papacy to the priesthood and the consecrated life; from the renewal of the lay vocation in the world to the redefinition of the Church's engagement with public life; from the liturgy to the Church's intellectual life.
An elegant, beautifully crafted compact edition of the popular Ignatius Bible, also known as the RSV Catholic version. At a compact size of 4.5” x 6.5”, it’s easy to pack when on the move, yet features readable type for easy personal reading, at home or on the go. The many special features including burgundy leather cover with a Miraculous Medal laden zipper pull and gilded pages make this Bible a great gift.
Handbook of Catholic Apologetics is the only book that categorizes and summarizes all the major arguments in support of the main Christian beliefs, including key distinctively Catholic doctrines. Also included is a Protestant-friendly treatment of Catholic-Protestant issues. The Catholic answers to Protestant questions show how Catholicism is the fullness of the Christian faith. This is an informative and valuable guidebook for anyone looking for answers to questions of faith and reason. Whether you are asking the questions yourself or want to respond to others who are, here is the resource you have been waiting for.