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The Joyful Mysteries Of Life

Item Number: 2103

Catalog Code: JMLP

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0-89870-630-0
9780898706307
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8 1/4"  (20.9 cm) x 5 3/4"  (14.6 cm) x 0 1/4"  (0.63 cm)
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1997

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Catherine and Bernard Scherrer

Written by Catholic parents for their own children, this book introduces the "facts of life" to pre-teens in a reverent and respectful manner by presenting the biological facts in the context of meditations on the joyful mysteries of the Rosary. Chastity is shown to be the Christian way of living out God's will as it encourages an attitude of reverence for the mysteries of procreation. Illustrated.

Originally published in France, this book has been so popular that it has already been translated and published in six other language editions.

"The Joyful Mysteries of Life is a response to the Church's call for good resources for education in sexuality. With its predominantly spiritual and moral emphasis, in a positive, clear and delicate way, this book is designed to assist parents in their task of formation."
- Cardinal Alfonso Lopez Trujillo, President, Pontifical Council for the Family


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This item received 5 stars overall. The Facts of Life for Children - Life-Affirming and Beautiful

The Joyful Mysteries of Life is a wonderfully, sweet book for discussing the mysteries of life with both boys and girls of a variety of ages. It was originally published in French, then translated into British English, so mom is mum and so forth, which I personally find quite charming.
 
This books relates the process of conception to the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary.
 
I think it is ideal for adults to read, study and meditate upon its teaching first - before approaching their children with it. The Joyful Mysteries of Life is an eye-opener for delving into the mysteries of conception, birth and new life, developing a truly pro-life sense of the dignity of men, women, boys, girls, modesty and the sanctity of life at all stages and states of life. When read and fully digested before sharing, the adult can be better adapt the r Full Review...

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