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Saint Francis of Assisi (Paperback): Catholic Book Publishing Co Saint Francis of Assisi (Paperback)
Catholic Book Publishing Co
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Accompanying, Discerning, Integrating - A Handbook for the Pastoral Care of the Family According to Amoris Laetitia... Accompanying, Discerning, Integrating - A Handbook for the Pastoral Care of the Family According to Amoris Laetitia (Paperback)
Josae Granados
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Baltimore Catechism Three (Paperback): The Third Council of Baltimore Baltimore Catechism Three (Paperback)
The Third Council of Baltimore
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The lessons contained in Baltimore Catechism No. 3 are intended for students who have received their Confirmation and/or high schoolers. It includes additional questions, definitions, examples, and applications that build upon the content of the original Baltimore Catechism (No. 2).
With an easy to read question and answer format, the Catechism combines solid Catholic doctrinal teaching with meaningful exposure to Scripture and practical application.
The revival of interest in the Baltimore Catechism reflects Catholics growing realization that a clear, concise presentation of the truths of the Faith is just what people young and old need to appreciate, practice and defend Church teaching. Catechists and parents will find this Catechism an invaluable teaching tool as they prepare children and catechumens to receive the Sacraments and lead authentic Catholic lives. Students will find this an uncomplicated and friendly guide to authentic Catholicism.
This is the original TAN edition of the Baltimore Catechism, with updated typesetting, fresh new cover, larger format, quality binding and the same trusted content.

The Virgin of Prince Street - Expeditions into Devotion (Paperback): Sonja Livingston The Virgin of Prince Street - Expeditions into Devotion (Paperback)
Sonja Livingston
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With organized religion becoming increasingly divisive and politicized and Americans abandoning their pews in droves, it's easy to question aspects of traditional spirituality and devotion. In response to this shifting landscape, Sonja Livingston undertakes a variety of expeditions-from a mobile confessional in Cajun Country to a eucharistic procession in Galway, Ireland, to the Death and Marigolds Parade in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Mass in a county jail on Thanksgiving Day-to better understand devotion in her own life. The Virgin of Prince Street chronicles her quest, offering an intimate and unusually candid view into Livingston's relationship with the swiftly changing Catholic Church and into her own changing heart. Ultimately, Livingston's meditations on quirky rituals and fading traditions thoughtfully and dynamically interrogate traditional elements of sacramental devotion, especially as they relate to concepts of religion, relationships, and the sacred.

The Shepherd's Call - Meditations on Mercy (Paperback, UK ed.): Pope Francis The Shepherd's Call - Meditations on Mercy (Paperback, UK ed.)
Pope Francis
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Catechisms and Women's Writing in Seventeenth-Century England (Hardcover): Paula McQuade Catechisms and Women's Writing in Seventeenth-Century England (Hardcover)
Paula McQuade
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Catechisms and Women's Writing in Seventeenth-Century England is a study of early modern women's literary use of catechizing. Paula McQuade examines original works composed by women - both in manuscript and print, as well as women's copying and redacting of catechisms - and construction of these materials from other sources. By studying female catechists, McQuade shows how early modern women used the power and authority granted to them as mothers to teach religious doctrine, to demonstrate their linguistic skills, to engage sympathetically with Catholic devotional texts, and to comment on matters of contemporary religious and political import - activities that many scholars have considered the sole prerogative of clergymen. This book addresses the question of women's literary production in early modern England, demonstrating that reading and writing of catechisms were crucial sites of women's literary engagements during this time.

Reclaiming Catherine of Siena - Literacy, Literature, and the Signs of Others (Paperback): Jane Tylus Reclaiming Catherine of Siena - Literacy, Literature, and the Signs of Others (Paperback)
Jane Tylus
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Catherine of Siena (1347-1380) wrote almost four hundred epistles in her lifetime, effectively insinuating herself into the literary, political, and theological debates of her day. At the same time, as the daughter of a Sienese dyer, Catherine had no formal education, and her accomplishments were considered miracles rather than the work of her own hand. As a result, she has been largely excluded from accounts of the development of European humanism and the language and literature of Italy. Reclaiming Catherine of Siena makes the case for considering Catherine alongside literary giants such as Dante and Petrarch, as it underscores Catherine's commitment to using the vernacular to manifest Christ's message and her own. Jane Tylus charts here the contested struggles of scholars over the centuries to situate Catherine in the history of Italian culture in early modernity. But she mainly focuses on Catherine's works, calling attention to the interplay between orality and textuality in the letters and demonstrating why it was so important for Catherine to envision herself as a writer. Tylus argues for a reevalution of Catherine as not just a medieval saint, but one of the major figures at the birth of the Italian literary canon.

Dailybreaks: Daily Reflections for Advent and Christmas (Pamphlet): Amy Welborn Dailybreaks: Daily Reflections for Advent and Christmas (Pamphlet)
Amy Welborn
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Guide for the Liturgy of the Hours (Paperback, 2017 ed.): Catholic Book Publishing Corp Guide for the Liturgy of the Hours (Paperback, 2017 ed.)
Catholic Book Publishing Corp
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Journey of Faith for Adults, Inquiry (Loose-leaf): Redemptorist Pastoral Publication Journey of Faith for Adults, Inquiry (Loose-leaf)
Redemptorist Pastoral Publication
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The Love That Made Saint Teresa - Secret Visions, Dark Nights and the Path to Sainthood (Paperback): David Scott The Love That Made Saint Teresa - Secret Visions, Dark Nights and the Path to Sainthood (Paperback)
David Scott
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Part biography and part spiritual reading, this book brings to light little-known stories from Mother Teresa's life that will help you to grow in your love of God. You will learn her approach to reading Scripture, what enabled her to persevere through agonizing nights, and the remarkable -- some would say mystical -- events that led her to start the Missionaries of Charity.In considering Mother Teresa, her private visions, and her secret sufferings, David Scott has discovered scores of early episodes and chance encounters that point to later, larger meanings. These remarkable patterns, he suggests, show that Mother Teresa's life was choreographed from above, as if a divine script had been written for her from before her birth.In these pages, you will meet for the first time the Mother Teresa who challenged the ancient Goddess of Death and became the first saint of our global village. You will read as she describes, in long-secret letters, the dark night of her soul. The woman you will meet is one that God himself sent to you as a clear sign that despite pain and suffering in our lives and in our world, God's good love will prevail ...beginning in what she called the slums of our hearts. We are all called to holiness, and the saints are sent to us as real-life examples of God's love. With Mother Teresa as your guide, you'll learn how to follow God's call and find holiness in a world marked by the shadow of death and growing indifference to God. Indeed, you'll learn how to be an everyday missionary of Christ's love in the ordinary activities of your daily life.

The Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy - Pastoral Resources for Living the Jubilee (Paperback): Pontifical Council for... The Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy - Pastoral Resources for Living the Jubilee (Paperback)
Pontifical Council for Promoting of the New Evangelization
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The King and the Catholics - The Fight for Rights 1829 (Paperback): Antonia Fraser The King and the Catholics - The Fight for Rights 1829 (Paperback)
Antonia Fraser 1
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The story of Catholic Emancipation begins with the violent Anti-Catholic Gordon Riots in 1780, fuelled by the reduction in Penal Laws against the Roman Catholics harking back to the sixteenth century. Some fifty years later, the passing of the Emancipation Bill was hailed as a 'bloodless revolution'. Had the Irish Catholics been a 'millstone', as described by an English aristocrat, or were they the prime movers? While the English Catholic aristocracy and the Irish peasants and merchants approached the Catholic Question in very different ways, they manifestly shared the same objective. Antonia Fraser brings colour and humour to the vivid drama with its huge cast of characters: George III, who opposed Emancipation on the basis of the Coronation Oath; his son, the indulgent Prince of Wales, who was enamoured with the Catholic Maria Fitzherbert before the voluptuous Lady Conyngham; Wellington and the 'born Tory' Peel vying for leadership; 'roaring' Lord Winchilsea; the heroic Daniel O'Connell. Expertly written and deftly argued, THE KING AND THE CATHOLICS is also a distant mirror of our times, reflecting the political issues arising from religious intolerance.

Mannock Strickland (1683-1744) - Agent to English Convents in Flanders. Letters and Accounts from Exile (Hardcover): Richard G... Mannock Strickland (1683-1744) - Agent to English Convents in Flanders. Letters and Accounts from Exile (Hardcover)
Richard G Williams
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Between 1728 and 1744 the Catholic lawyer Mannock Strickland (1673-1744) acted as agent for English nuns living on the Continent, including St Monica's, Louvain, the Brussels Dominicans and the Dunkirk Benedictines. Most convent archives perished at the French Revolution, but Strickland's papers survived in the archives of Mapledurham House, Oxfordshire, offering a unique insight into the workings of English convents. These extraordinary documents reveal the reality of exile for a group of formidable yet vulnerable women, "doubly dead" to English law. Two hundred letters tell stories of hardship, isolation, severe winters, war, starvation, Jacobite intrigue and international finance. They show that convent bursars became skilled at playing international exchange markets yet remained at the mercy of unscrupulous investors. The letters are presented here with full notes; a thorough introduction sets the letters, cash day books, bills of exchange and other documents in context. Richard G. Williams is Librarian and Archivist of Mapledurham House; he has also held senior posts at the University of Warwick, Imperial College London, Birkbeck College London and at Yale University.

The Gages of Hengrave and Suffolk Catholicism, 1640-1767 (Hardcover): Francis Young The Gages of Hengrave and Suffolk Catholicism, 1640-1767 (Hardcover)
Francis Young
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For almost 250 years the Gages of Hengrave Hall, near Bury St Edmunds, were the leading Roman Catholic family in Suffolk, and the sponsors and protectors of most Catholic missionary endeavours in the western half of the county. This book traces their rise from an offshoot of a Sussex recusant family, to the extinction of the senior line in 1767, when the Gages became the Rookwood Gages. Drawing for the first time on the extensive records of the Gage family in Cambridge University Library, the book considers the Gages as part of the wider Catholic community of Bury St Edmunds and west Suffolk, and includes transcriptions of selected family letters as well as the surviving eighteenth-century Benedictine and Jesuit mission registers for Bury St Edmunds. Although the Gages were the wealthiest and most influential Catholics in the region, the gradual separation and independent growth of the urban Catholic community in Bury St Edmunds challenges the idea that eighteenth-century Catholicism in the south of England was moribund and "seigneurial". The author argues that in the end, the Gages' achievement was to create a Catholic community that could eventually survive without their patronage. Francis Young gained his doctorate from the University of Cambridge.

Chant, Liturgy, and the Inheritance of Rome - Essays in Honour of Joseph Dyer (Hardcover): Daniel J. DiCenso, Rebecca Maloy Chant, Liturgy, and the Inheritance of Rome - Essays in Honour of Joseph Dyer (Hardcover)
Daniel J. DiCenso, Rebecca Maloy
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Containing substantial new studies in music, liturgy, history, art history, and palaeography from established and emerging scholars, this volume takes a cross-disciplinary approach to one of the most celebrated and vexing questions about plainsong and liturgy in the Middle Ages: how to understand the influence of Rome? Some essays address this question directly, examining Roman sources, Roman liturgy, or Roman practice, whilst others consider the sway of Rome more indirectly, by looking later sources, received practices, or emerging traditions that owe a foundational debt to Rome. Daniel J. DiCenso is Assistant Professor of Music at the College of the Holy Cross; Rebecca Maloy is Professor of Musicology at the University of Colorado Boulder. Contributors: Charles M. Atkinson, Rebecca A. Baltzer, James Borders, Susan Boynton, Catherine Carver, Daniel J. DiCenso, David Ganz, Barbara Haggh-Huglo, David Hiley, Emma Hornby, Thomas Forrest Kelly, William Mahrt, Charles B. McClendon, Luisa Nardini, Edward Nowacki , Christopher Page, Susan Rankin, John F. Romano, Mary E. Wolinski

The Unfinished Reformation - What Unites and Divides Catholics and Protestants After 500 Years (Paperback): Gregg Allison,... The Unfinished Reformation - What Unites and Divides Catholics and Protestants After 500 Years (Paperback)
Gregg Allison, Christopher A. Castaldo
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Five hundred years ago, a Catholic monk nailed a list of grievances on the door of a church in Germany and launched a revolution in the history of Christianity. Today there continues to be a number of unresolved issues between the Protestant and Catholic churches, and many experience this ongoing division within their family and among friends and neighbors.Written in an accessible and informative style, Gregg Allison and Chris Castaldo provide a brief and clear guide to the key points of unity and divergence between Protestants and Catholics today. They write to encourage fruitful conversation about the key theological and sociological differences between the two largest branches of Christianity.From the revolutionary events 500 years ago that sparked the Reformation to today, Unfinished Reformation takes a nuanced and thoughtful look at doctrine, practice, and how Protestants and Catholics can have fruitful discussions about the gospel of Jesus Christ.

The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila - A Biography (Hardcover): Carlos Eire The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila - A Biography (Hardcover)
Carlos Eire
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The life and many afterlives of one of the most enduring mystical testaments ever written The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila is among the most remarkable accounts ever written of the human encounter with the divine. The Life is not really an autobiography at all, but rather a confession written for inquisitors by a nun whose raptures and mystical claims had aroused suspicion. Despite its troubled origins, the book has had a profound impact on Christian spirituality for five centuries, attracting admiration from readers as diverse as mystics, philosophers, artists, psychoanalysts, and neurologists. How did a manuscript once kept under lock and key by the Spanish Inquisition become one of the most inspiring religious books of all time? National Book Award winner Carlos Eire tells the story of this incomparable spiritual masterpiece, examining its composition and reception in the sixteenth century, the various ways its mystical teachings have been interpreted and reinterpreted across time, and its enduring influence in our own secular age. The Life became an iconic text of the Counter-Reformation, was revered in Franco (TM)s Spain, and has gone on to be read as a feminist manifesto, a literary work, and even as a secular text. But as Eire demonstrates in this vibrant and evocative book, Teresa (TM)s confession is a cry from the heart to God and an audacious portrayal of mystical theology as a search for love. Here is the essential companion to the Life, one woman (TM)s testimony to the reality of mystical experience and a timeless affirmation of the ultimate triumph of good over evil.

365 Daily Meditations with Pope Francis (Paperback): Catholic Church. 365 Daily Meditations with Pope Francis (Paperback)
Catholic Church.
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Mercy in the Fathers of the Church - Pastoral Resources for Living the Jubilee (Paperback): Pontifical Council for Promoting of... Mercy in the Fathers of the Church - Pastoral Resources for Living the Jubilee (Paperback)
Pontifical Council for Promoting of the New Evangelization
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The Psalms of Mercy - Pastoral Resources for Living the Jubilee (Paperback): Pontifical Council for Promoting of the New... The Psalms of Mercy - Pastoral Resources for Living the Jubilee (Paperback)
Pontifical Council for Promoting of the New Evangelization
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This Transforming Word: Cycle C - Commentary on the Readings for Sundays and Feast Days of Cycle C of the Lectionary Through... This Transforming Word: Cycle C - Commentary on the Readings for Sundays and Feast Days of Cycle C of the Lectionary Through 2025, Including Full Scripture Passages from the Message: Catholic/Ecumenical Edition (Paperback)
Alice Camille; Translated by Eugene Peterson, William Griffin
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Popes: Every Question Answered (Paperback): Rupert Matthews Popes: Every Question Answered (Paperback)
Rupert Matthews
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On Care for Our Common Home - Group Reading Guide to Laudato Si' (Paperback): Bill Huebsch On Care for Our Common Home - Group Reading Guide to Laudato Si' (Paperback)
Bill Huebsch
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The Poor In Spirit - (Special Edition) (Hardcover, Special edition): Yang Yankang The Poor In Spirit - (Special Edition) (Hardcover, Special edition)
Yang Yankang
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Catholicism in China has had a history of over seven hundred years. Especially since the founding of New China, it has experienced many ups and downs, but its adherents have never disappeared. Especially in some out-of-the-way rural areas, Catholicism represents important spiritual sustenance for many, and penetrates all aspects of daily life. Yang Yankang spent ten years in the Shaanxi countryside creating his exquisite set of works documenting Chinese rural Catholics, The Poor in Spirit. With empathy and humour, he depicts churches and solemn ceremonies rising like apparitions in the remotest countryside; a wall calendar of celebrity photographs written over with a musical score, played by a group of women; dugouts and earth houses used for preaching and ministry; a rural family assembling a Christ figure; the pious faces of children singing; processions through the wheat fields of mourners in traditional Chinese funeral dress, carrying the coffin or shouldering a cross; a priest in ceremonial attire conducting mass for the sick in a maize field, and so on. Documentary photography practice in China started, in the late 1980s and early 1990s, with a focus on people marginalized by the mainstream (psychiatric patients, homosexuals, transgender people, Catholics, free artists, etc.), and on vulnerable groups deliberately neglected by the powerful elites. These images by Yang Yankang demonstrate a courage in facing Chinese social reality - the images themselves have a visual intensity, and the photographer expresses compassion through them.

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