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In these reflections by Pope Francis, readers will meet Jesus and discover hidden treasure in the individual lines and words of Matthew’s Gospel. These pages simply allow us  to be guided by Pope Francis, a master of prayerful silence, so that we may embrace a simple and living intimacy with Jesus, the Word made flesh.

The Gospel of Matthew: A Spiritual and Pastoral Reading

In these heart-stirring reflections by Pope Francis, readers will meet Jesus and discover hidden treasure in the individual lines and words of Matthew’s Gospel. These pages allow us to be guided by Pope Francis, a master of prayerful silence, so that we may embrace a simple and living intimacy with Jesus, the Word made flesh.

"God gave me a father and mother more worthy of heaven than of earth." - Saint Thérèse of Lisieux. This family of saints, who lived in the late 1800s and early 1900s, might appear from their quaint photographs to have lived a relatively serene and smooth path to sainthood, untarnished by modern problems. But, as this book shows, the reality is quite the opposite.

A Family of Saints: The Martins of Lisieux-Saints Therese, Louis, and Zelie

"God gave me a father and mother more worthy of heaven than of earth."—Saint Thérèse of LisieuxThis family of saints, who lived in the late 1800s and early 1900s, might appear from their quaint photographs to have lived a relatively serene and smooth path to sainthood, untarnished by modern problems. But, as this book shows, the reality is quite the opposite.

Sr Joanna presents books for young children - Part 3

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When children have a listening companion who hears, acknowledges and encourages their early experiences with God, it creates a spiritual footprint that shapes their lives. Lacy Finn Borgo offers an overview of childhood spiritual formation and introduces key skills for engaging conversation from a Christ-centred perspective.

Spiritual Conversations with Children: Listening to God Together

When children have a listening companion who hears, acknowledges and encourages their early experiences with God, it creates a spiritual footprint that shapes their lives. Lacy Finn Borgo offers an overview of childhood spiritual formation and introduces key skills for engaging conversation from a Christ-centred perspective. Borgo writes. "Indeed, as you listen to God with a child, the child will lead you into a fuller experience of God's love and acceptance." In this book you'll find: …

This word games book contains 50 jumbo, Sunday-style crosswords on Catholic themes. The crosswords clues ask about martyrs and saints of the modern era to clues about the catechism!

Jumbo Catholic Crossword Puzzles

This word games book contains 50 jumbo, Sunday-style crosswords on Catholic themes. The crosswords clues ask about martyrs and saints of the modern era to clues about the catechism!

Edith Stein - Teresa Benedicta of the Cross - has explored some fundamental questions taken up by great minds over the centuries. She did not simply bring together the work of the various philosophers and theologians but delved into their work after having first wrestled with the topics themselves. Fifteen international scholars demonstrate the breadth and depth Stein’s writings offer scholarly exploration and the general reader seeking St. Edith Stein’s wisdom on prayer, renewal and…

Listening to Edith Stein: Wisdom for a New Century

Edith Stein—Teresa Benedicta of the Cross— (1891-1942) has added her own voice to some of the fundamental questions that have been taken up by great minds over the centuries.Stein did not simply bring together the work of the various great philosophers and theologians; rather, she delved into their work after having first wrestled with the topics themselves.Fifteen international scholars demonstrate the breadth and depth Stein’s writings offer: a wide terrain for scholarly exploration as…

This book takes the reader through the traditional process of lectio divina, with reading, meditation, prayer and contemplation, focused on the Sunday gospel reading. A unique guide is offered for each gospel reading to help explore the sacred texts with greater attention and allow the Word to permeate mind and imagination more deeply. Includes dedicated space for writing out reflections, thoughts, and prayers. Can be used for personal meditation, for family prayer, or for parish…

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This book takes the reader through the traditional process of lectio divina, with reading, meditation, prayer and contemplation, focused on the Sunday gospel reading. A unique guide is offered for each gospel reading to help explore the sacred texts with greater attention and allow the Word to permeate mind and imagination more deeply. Includes dedicated space for writing out reflections, thoughts, and prayers. Can be used for personal meditation, for family prayer, or for parish…

Sr Joanna presents books for young children - Part 2

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Sr Joanna presents books for young children - Part 1    By special request of Ivy @thegabstvau! #pbmaus #pbmmelb #fspaustralia #books #kidsbooks

Sr Joanna presents books for young children - Part 1

Sr Joanna presents books for young children - Part 1 By special request of Ivy @thegabstvau! #pbmaus #pbmmelb #fspaustralia #books #kidsbooks

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Sr Joanna Coleiro presents new books for children. Pauline Books & Media Melbourne

Aging with Wisdom and Grace explores the contributions faith can make to optimal aging, providing a Christian perspective on such topics as: loss and diminishment, loneliness and suffering, death and dying, regrets and unhealed wounds, gratitude, and generativity.

Aging with Wisdom and Grace

Aging with Wisdom and Grace explores the contributions faith can make to optimal aging, providing a Christian perspective on such topics as: loss and diminishment, loneliness and suffering, death and dying, regrets and unhealed wounds, gratitude, and generativity.This book’s reach is ecumenical and intended for those who are seeking a spirituality of aging that can sustain them in this important stage of life.

This book illuminates the spiritual journey of a small but rapidly growing Christian movement of those who seek to transcend inherited religions precisely because their enlarged sense of adult maturity requires them to do so. For some, it means discarding a great deal of what no longer feels credible or useful. For others, it means reworking the tradition to make it relevant for the 21st century. For all, it involves an evolutionary imperative calling forth new levels of engagement.

When the Disciple Comes of Age: Christian Identity in the Twenty-First Century

With his trademark exploration of the meaning of “adult faith” in an age marked by new understandings of cosmology, anthropology, quantum physics, and evolution, O’Murchu also includes reflections on his spiritual journey. O'Murchu seeks to illuminate the spiritual journey of those seeking to transcend inherited religions precisely because their sense of adult maturity requires it of them. Whether it means discarding much of what no longer feels credible, or reworking the tradition to make…

In Mary in Different Traditions we can learn to see Mary through the insights of other traditions and faiths. The book explores the insights of Lutheranism, Orthodoxy, Islam and Judaism, as well as the Eastern-rite Catholics. This book is an imaginative exploration of these other perspective experiences of Mary and the stories they tell about her. If readers can learn to wonder anew about this woman from Nazareth, maybe they’ll find themselves enjoying the even greater wonder of her son…

Mary in Different Traditions

Catholicism in the Western world has moved from a situation where Mary and Marian devotion were simply taken for granted to a new situation where it now demands real effort to turn to Our Lady in any meaningful way. In Mary in Different Traditions we can learn to see Mary through the insights of other traditions and faiths. The book explores the insights of Lutheranism, Orthodoxy, Islam and Judaism, as well as the Eastern-rite Catholics.The book is an imaginative exploration of these other…

Having developed within the heart of the Christian tradition, the Jesus Prayer is a personal prayer expressing fundamental Christian faith; it is therefore a prayer which can hold universal appeal to Christians of all denominations.

To Call on His Name: Perspectives on the Jesus Prayer

John Gill’s comprehensive study of the Jesus Prayer considers an ancient mystical prayer practice from the Christian East. He discusses the historical development of the prayer and its basis in scripture, patristic spirituality, theology, and psychology. He also compares the Jesus Prayer with prayer practices in the Christian West, demonstrating various similarities and differences.Having developed within the heart of the Christian tradition, the Jesus Prayer is a personal prayer expressing…

You may think you know the Gospels. You may think they fit together, like the pieces of a jigsaw, completing one picture. But how well do you know the picture? Jack Mahoney makes accessible to the ordinary reader, perhaps for the first time, the patchwork unity of the Gospel story; tracing major themes, parables and moments across the Gospels, and showing how the differences between gospel accounts can shed valuable light on the enduring questions of Christians.

Glimpses of the Gospel : Theological, Spiritual and Practical Reflections

You may think you know the Gospels. You may think they fit together, like the pieces of a jigsaw, completing one picture. But how well do you know the picture? Who was the man who ran naked from the garden of Gethsemane? Why, so long before the crucifixion itself, did Jesus ask his followers to ‘take up their cross’, and how could they have understood what he meant? What did Peter and Jesus talk about, when Jesus appeared to him after the resurrection? If you find yourself lost tracing the…

“ What can we really know for sure about the past? Can anything from ancient history be regarded as 'fact'? In particular, how seriously can we take the historical sources for the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth? In this timely book, historian Dr John Dickson unpacks how the field of history works, giving readers the tools to evaluate for themselves what we can confidently say about figures like the Emperor Tiberius, Alexander the Great, Pontius Pilate, and, of course…

Is Jesus History?

What can we really know for sure about the past? Can anything from ancient history be regarded as 'fact'? In particular, how seriously can we take the historical sources for the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth? Did he really even live in first-century Galilee and Judaea, or is he a figure of legend?In this timely book, historian Dr John Dickson unpacks how the field of history works, giving readers the tools to evaluate for themselves what we can confidently say about…