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Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

By Jean Croiset
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Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus is a religious text by Jean Croiset. It consists of spiritual meditations with adoration of Jesus in mind, and was influenced by St. Margaret Mary's holy visions.

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  • Publisher : ICS Publications
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  • Pages : 92
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  • Pages : 216
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 669
  • File Pdf: little-lessons-from-the-saints.pdf

Book Summary:

2019 Best Book Awards, Finalist: Religion—Christianity Far too many Catholics think of the saints as old, cold, and irrelevant to everyday life. Catechist and spiritual director Bob Burnham, however, experiences the saints as something quite different: beautiful examples of people who, though flawed like us, opened themselves to God’s grace and can teach us to do the same. In Little Lessons from the Saints, Burnham skips the typical biographies of saints and offers instead brief but powerful spiritual lessons from 52 different saints, each followed by a short meditation. Chapters are grouped under five main themes: Surrender, Freedom, Pilgrimage, Hospitality, and Loving Knowledge. Burnham succeeds in offering simple ways to apply each saint’s particular charism to our own lives. Inspiring and practical, Little Lessons from the Saints helps us realize that we, too, are called to be saints.

God is All Joy: The Life of St. Teresa of the Andes

By Jennifer Moorcroft
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ICS Publications
  • Isbn : 1939272769
  • Pages : 176
  • Category : Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Reads : 830
  • File Pdf: god-is-all-joy.pdf

Book Summary:

Read and download full book God is All Joy: The Life of St. Teresa of the Andes

Basil Moreau

By Basil Moreau
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Ave Maria Press
  • Isbn : 0870612840
  • Pages : 544
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 433
  • File Pdf: basil-moreau.pdf

Book Summary:

This definitive introduction to the life and vision of Blessed Basil Moreau is the first book to gather together the essential spiritual, pastoral, and educational writings of the nineteenth-century French priest who founded the Congregation of Holy Cross, which is the religious order that founded the University of Notre Dame in 1842. Basil Moreau: Essential Writings is an anthology of all the important published and previously unpublished writings of Basil Moreau, who was beatified in 2007 by the Catholic Church. This anthology provides generous selections from Moreau’s sermons, pastoral letters, educational treatises, and spiritual reflections, which reveal a figure who was no stranger to difficulty and conflict but also a man deeply committed to a hope that can only emerge from Christ’s passion, death, and resurrection.

Prayers and Heavenly Promises

  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : TAN Books
  • Isbn : 0895558424
  • Pages : 130
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 318
  • File Pdf: prayers-and-heavenly-promises.pdf

Book Summary:

A unique little prayerbook of powerful prayers and devotions, including wonderful promises attached that were made by Our Lord or Our Lady, most of which were revealed to various famous Saints. Includes devotions to Our Lady, the Infant Jesus, Precious Blood, Sacred Heart, Divine Mercy, St. Michael, etc. Shows that God wants to grant us favors--if we will just pray!

The Psalms, Prayers of Many Moods

By Ronald Quillo
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Isbn : 9780809138432
  • Pages : 260
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 993
  • File Pdf: the-psalms-prayers-of-many-moods.pdf

Book Summary:

The book of Psalms, NSRV version, arranged with a prosaic explanation of each psalm alongside the text of the psalm. Includes questions for reflection and suggestions for prayer. Not exclusively Catholic. Makes the psalms accessible for personal prayer.

An Inquiry into the Existence of Guardian Angels

By Pierre Jovanovic
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : M. Evans
  • Isbn : 1461729882
  • Pages : 376
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 632
  • File Pdf: an-inquiry-into-the-existence-of-guardian-angels.pdf

Book Summary:

A journalist's extensive investigation in the areas of near-death experiences, supernatural interventions and guardian angels.

My Daily Prayers

By Catholic Way Publishing
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Catholic Way Publishing
  • Isbn : 1783790296
  • Pages : 0
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 480
  • File Pdf: my-daily-prayers.pdf

Book Summary:

MY DAILY PRAYERS CATHOLIC WAY PUBLISHING Prayer is the life and happiness of the soul. Prayer elevates the soul to an intimate conversation with our Father and Mother, Jesus and Mary through the Holy Spirit. It is an elevation of the material to the supernatural. Prayer nourishes the soul with life giving faith, hope and love. My Daily Prayers includes the following classic and modern Catholic Prayers and Devotions for making Catholics into Saints! — Holy Images of Jesus, Mary and the Saints — Image of Jesus in Eucharistic Adoration! — The Holy Rosary Meditations, Scripture Readings and Images — Stations of the Cross, Scripture Readings and Images — The Divine Mercy, Chaplet and Nine Day Novena — Over 40 Prayers and Novenas for all occasions — 12 Litanies and Hymns — Over 100 Meditations, Maxims and Admonishments by the Saints! — Spiritual Guides for advancement in the Spiritual Life — 100 Christian Doctrine Drills on all aspects of Catholic Life Publisher: Available in Paperback: ISBN-13: 978-1-78379-027-2 Note: This E-Book includes a main Index with NCX Navigation and Nine Table of Contents for each section. All Prayers and Sections are linked. Welcome to the Catholic Way Publishing Prayer Book, My Daily Prayers. This practical prayer book is made up of the most beautiful and fruitful Catholic Prayers and Devotions. Quite a few of these prayers are dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary, our Mother, who then passes on what we say in our hearts, cleansing it of any self-love, to Jesus! The Rosary is the most powerful prayer in Christendom. With the Rosary, we meditate on the whole spectrum of Scripture, the whole life of Our Lord Jesus Christ. The Rosary is the weapon that will defeat satan and his army. If there is but one prayer you will say every day, make it the Rosary! Included are meditations on the decades of the Rosary. The Divine Mercy Chaplet of Saint Faustina and the Stations of the Cross are wonderful ways to meditate on the saving love of Jesus Christ. Included are meditations, images and Scripture readings. There are Litanies and Hymns to pray and sing along to for joyful occasions! You can read the Meditations, Maxims and Admonishments from the Saints throughout the ages for solid advice and spiritual advancement. Included are Spiritual Guides on certain important devotions and nearly 100 Christian Lists, like the Sacraments, the Commandments and precepts of the Church. There are Holy Images of Jesus and Mary and some Saints for meditating on. There is a photograph of Jesus, exposed live in the Eucharist state of Adoration! It is a wonderful way to become closer to Jesus and Mary by meditating on God! PUBLISHER: CATHOLIC WAY PUBLISHING

The Prayers and Personal Devotions of Mother Angelica

By Raymond Arroyo
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Image
  • Isbn : 0307588262
  • Pages : 208
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 999
  • File Pdf: the-prayers-and-personal-devotions-of-mother-angelica.pdf

Book Summary:

For the first time, you can pray with a woman who has transformed the lives of millions around the world. This precious collection gives readers a chance to experience the personal, daily, spiritual practice of Mother Angelica. Seen by millions each day on the television network she founded, Mother Angelica is one of the most trusted and beloved religious figures of our time. Her words of wisdom about the spiritual life have been broadcast throughout the world on EWTN and have become New York Times bestselling books. For Mother the act of prayer is an unceasing daily conversation with the Divine—one that has been a source of inspiration and solace for nearly seven decades. Now Mother Angelica shares a lifetime of her private prayers and devotions so that you can experience and utter the very words that have shaped her incredible life. This treasury of material, much of it never before published, includes: * A complete prayer journal composed during Mother’s personal dark night of the soul * Handwritten meditations offered to her sisters * Two moving versions of the Stations of the Cross composed for her community * Devotions and petitions from her early religious life Throughout, Mother Angelica’s humor, warmth, and wisdom shine through. More than a collection of prayers, this special volume is an intimate portrait of one of the world’s great women of faith. For devoted fans of Mother Angelica as well as for those just coming to know her, this inspiring guide will be a cherished companion along each step of the path to holiness.

A Heart on Fire

By James Kubicki
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Ave Maria Press
  • Isbn : 1594713456
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 394
  • File Pdf: a-heart-on-fire.pdf

Book Summary:

In A Heart on Fire: Rediscovering Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Rev. James Kubicki, S.J., presents a a persuasive and engaging guide to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, an age-old and often misunderstood Catholic devotion. He delves into the rich theological and spiritual roots of the devotion and demonstrates how the faithful may encounter the Sacred Heart of Jesus in one another, scripture, the sacraments, and especially in the Eucharist. Fr. Kubicki, former national director of the Apostleship of Prayer (now the Pope's Worldwide Prayer Network), brings to life the rich imagery associated with the devotion’s history and provides a contemporary look at traditional devotions like the Twelve Promises, family consecration and enthronement, the Sacred Heart Badge, the Litany of the Sacred Heart, holy hours, and devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

At the Back of the North Wind

By George Macdonald
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Broadview Press
  • Isbn : 1460400437
  • Pages : 406
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 241
  • File Pdf: at-the-back-of-the-north-wind.pdf

Book Summary:

The unique blend of fairy tale atmosphere and social realism in this novel laid the groundwork for modern fantasy literature. In the novel, Little Diamond, a kind and precocious boy living in poverty, is befriended by the mysterious North Wind, who takes him on her nightly adventures. Written in intensely poetic language, At the Back of the North Wind transcends the genres of children’s book or fairy tale. Appendices include essays on childhood by contemporaries such as John Ruskin and Charles Dickens, as well as contextualizing selections from Victorian fantasy and fairy tales.