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Dear Bookseller, Love … wisdom … mystery … connectedness. These are just a few of the themes explored in Ave Maria Press’s spring list. I’m delighted to introduce you to a few of the highlights of the season. We start with Lisa Hendey’s The Handbook for Catholic Moms, a rich compendium of insight and wisdom designed to help mothers nurture themselves so that they may better love and take care of their families. Lisa is a popular speaker, an avid blogger, and the savvy creator of CatholicMom.com, a thriving online community that eagerly awaits her first book, which comes replete with endorsements from Amy Welborn, Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle, Therese Borchard, and Fr. Theodore Hesburgh, among many others. Just in time for Lent, Charles Murphy examines both the theological underpinnings and the practical challenges of an ancient Christian discipline in The Spirituality of Fasting. And Peter Vaghi follows his popular The Faith We Profess with a clear and cogent guide to the seven mysteries of faith in The Sacraments We Celebrate. Christine Valters Paintner takes quite a different approach to Christian spiritual practice in Water, Wind, Earth, and Fire, where she explores how our encounters with the elements of nature can enhance our awareness of God in all things. Her book is “an inspiring and rejuvenating adventure,” writes Paula Huston, author of The Holy Way. Finally, Judy Cannato follows her groundbreaking Radical Amazement with Field of Compassion, an equally compelling look at how the new cosmology is transforming our understanding of God, connectedness, and the spiritual life. Browse … read … enjoy. THOMAS GRADy PuBLISHeR

The original imPrinT for books on Catholic prayer and spirituality and the home to such authors as henri J.m. nouwen, Joyce rupp, and Thomas green.

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launChed in 1999, the Sorin Books imprint publishes books on personal growth, relationships, and family life for the general spiritual seeker. its authors include Thomas merton, robert J. Wicks, lou holtz, Patricia livingston, and anne Bryan Smollin.

aCquired in 2003, this imprint showcases the innovative spiritual vision of edward hays, popular author of Prayers for a Planetary Pilgrim, Prayers for the Domestic Church, Chasing Joy, Pray All Ways, and many other books.

ThiS eSTeemed imPrinT, founded forty years ago and acquired in 2003, publishes classic works of the Christian heritage, including Butler’s Lives of the Saints, a five-volume set of Thomas aquinas’s Summa Theologica in translation, The Reed of God, and The Imitation of Christ.

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is the creator of www.CatholicMom.com and the host of the weekly Catholic Moments podcast and the “Catholic Mom” television show. Hendey writes regularly for Faith & Family, and her articles have appeared in National Catholic Register and Our Sunday Visitor. She also gives workshops on faith, family, and Catholic new media topics. Hendey lives in the Fresno area with her husband of twenty-three years and their two teenage sons.

“Lisa Hendey’s CatholicMom.com website has long been a treasured Internet gathering spot. The Handbook for Catholic Moms is a welcome extension of Lisa’s wisdom and energy, enriched by the experiences of the community of women who have found community, support, and strength through CatholicMom.com.” amy Welborn
author of eighteen books including A Catholic Woman’s Book Of Days and Mary and the Christian Life

* * * “Kudos to fellow blogger Lisa Hendey for such a comprehensive, holistic companion for women who can use their faith as a tool to empower themselves as mothers, as wives, and as individuals on the pilgrimage of life.” Therese Borchard
author of Beyond Blue

* * * “Lisa Hendey’s passion for Catholic motherhood is born of many influences and I am proud to know that her experience as a Notre Dame student ranks among the most significant. This book is overflowing with Lisa’s generous spirit, deep compassion, and infectious enthusiasm for her family, her Church, and the vocation of Catholic motherhood. She makes a wonderful and most welcome contribution to our faith community.” Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.s.C.
President emeritus university of notre dame

* * * “This book is wonderful for Catholic moms (and others) to experience the Light burning inside as well as around Lisa Hendey. She is a gift to people of faith and journey.” deacon Tom Fox
Columnist and Podcaster at deacontomonline.com and catholicvitamins.com

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* * * “Does your marriage need a tune-up? Does your friendship garden need cultivating? Could your parenting skills use a little remedial attention? This book offers sound advice to help you meet these and other challenges with confidence and grace.” Heidi Hess saxton
author of My Big Book of Catholic Bible Stories Founder of extraordinarymomsnetwork.wordpress.com

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The handbook for CaTholiC MoMs
NuRTuRING yOuR HeART, MIND, BODy, AND SOuL

Lisa M. Hendey
Author Lisa Hendey is the creator of CatholicMom.com—an online community that welcomed over 400,000 unique visitors in the past year and reaches women in over one hundred countries.
rawing from the deep tradition of the Catholic faith, Lisa Hendey coaches Catholic moms how to care for themselves—heart, mind, body, and soul— so that they can better love and care for their families, their neighbors, and their Church. With warmth and wisdom, Hendey creates an environment where Catholic moms can reflect peacefully upon often-competitive topics like parenting style, types of schooling, and working outside the home. By sharing her own story, Hendey inspires readers to better balance their own needs with the demands of family life and faith commitment. * * * “Lisa Hendey is the sister friend of Catholic motherhood! We know her so well through her work for families, her website, and her engaging podcasts. Lisa now brings us her book in which she openly discusses the essential elements of a Catholic mom’s life in an exceptionally delightful, engaging, dynamic, and practical manner. you’ll be turning pages and feeling as if Lisa is there by your side lovingly offering her insight and warm encouragement. you’re going to love this book!” donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle
host of “everyday Blessings For Catholic moms” on eWTn author of Catholic Prayer Book for Mothers F E B R U A R Y / ISBN: 9781594712289 256 pages / pb / 6” x 9” / $15.95 / christian Living / catholic

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MIRACuLOuS STORIeS OF HeALING AND CONVeRSION THROuGH MARy'S INTeRCeSSION

Christine Watkins Foreword by Robert Faricy, S.J.
In this collection of riveting true stories, Catholic spiritual director Christine Watkins inspires readers with stories of conversion and healing linked to Mary’s apparitions at Medjugorje.
n Full of Grace, Watkins tells her own dramatic story of miraculous healing and conversion to Catholicism, along with the stories of five others, including a homeless drug addict, a stripper, and a modern-day hero. each story is accompanied by scripture, prayer, and discussion exercises designed to remind readers of Mary of Medjogorje’s intercession on their behalf and God’s personal love for them. Watkins gives nationwide talks and workshops and works as a spiritual director in the Bay Area, in addition to maintaining an active website and e-mail newsletter. * * * “Christine Watkins’ beautiful and touching collection of conversion stories prompted or touched by Medjugorje’s apparitions is further proof of the good fruits of this ongoing phenomenon. The stories are direct, honest, heart-rending, and miraculous.” Wayne Weible
author of Medjugorje: The Message

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C H Ri s T i n e WaTkins holds a Master’s degree in Theological Studies from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley and a Master’s degree in Social Welfare from the university of California at Berkeley’s School of Social Welfare. She is trained in Ignatian spirituality and discernment, with ten years of work experience as a spiritual director, bereavement counselor, inspirational speaker, and retreat leader. Watkins currently lives in California with her husband and sons. F E B R U A R Y / ISBN: 9781594712265 224 pages / pb / 5.5” x 8.5” / $14.95 / Spirituality / Marian

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The spiriTualiTy of fasTinG
ReDISCOVeRING A CHRISTIAN PRACTICe

Charles M. Murphy
With sensitivity and depth, Msgr. Charles Murphy explores the spiritual discipline of fasting, both in its historical tradition and in its modern significance for Catholic spiritual life.

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or his 2009 Lenten message, Pope Benedict XVI chose “the value and meaning of fasting” as the theme, observing that “this practice needs to be rediscovered and encouraged again in our day.” In timely response, The Spirituality of Fasting draws on sources ancient and current—from Augustine to Michael Pollan—to consider anew how fasting informs the relationships between creator/creature, body/ soul, and rich/poor. Murphy’s extensive theological background, pastoral experience, and personal devotion to his topic come through, inspiring readers to explore what it means to be fully engaged in worship through fasting. * * * “The range and depth of this little book are impressive! Msgr. Charles Murphy presents a comprehensive history of fasting and offers a sound rationale for the need to revive this ancient practice. A must-read for any serious Christian.” susan Lang abbott
director of religious education archdiocese of Boston

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M s g R. C H a R Le s M . Mu Rp H y is the Director of the Permanent Diaconate for the Diocese of Portland, Maine. Previously he served his diocese as Director of education and has pastored four different parishes. He is the author of several scholarly articles and books, including Belonging to God: A Personal Training Guide for the Deeper Catholic Spiritual Life.

J A N U A R Y / ISBN: 9781594712432 128 pages / pb / 5.5” x 8.5” / $12.95 / Religion / catholic

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Jean-Guy Dubuc Foreword by Mario Lachapelle, C.S.C.
Pope John Paul II lauded Brother André Bessette as a “man of prayer and friend of the poor.” Recent progress in the cause for Bessette’s canonization coincides with this new edition of the biography of this “miracle man of Mount Royal.”
ore than seventy years after his death, Brother André Bessette, C.S.C., remains beloved for his mercy to the sick, for his devotion to St. Joseph, and for his role in the construction of the majestic Oratory of St. Joseph in Montreal, which continues to be visited by millions of pilgrims each year. Now with a photo insert, a new introduction by the author, and a new foreword by the vice-postulator for Brother André’s cause for canonization, this new edition of Brother André will inspire many who look to this man as a model of piety, devotion, and charity. * * * “Jean-Guy Dubuc’s Brother André provides a warm-hearted and inspiring picture of this Canadian Holy Cross brother who was regarded in his lifetime as a miracle worker, a loyal friend of Saint Joseph, and an agent of Christ’s love and compassion to thousands of sick and suffering. Today, he is recognized by the Catholic Church as blessed, the final step on the way to canonization, an honor for which this book clearly makes a persuasive case.” Rev. edward a. Malloy, C.s.C.
President emeritus, university of notre dame J e a n - g u y d u B u C is an author, a priest of the diocese of Montreal, and a theologian. He is the former editor-in-Chief of La Presse in Montreal, and the former President and editor of La Tribune of Sherbrooke. J A N U A R Y / ISBN: 9781594711909 256 pages, with 4-page photo insert / pb / 5.5” x 8.5” / $16.95 / Religion / Biography

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■ other holy cross books The Cross, Our Only Hope ISBN: 9781594711626 Vincent McCauley, C.S.C. ISBN: 9781594711107

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A 30-DAy ReTReAT WITH BASIL MOReAu

Joel Giallanza, C.S.C.
The spiritual vision of the recently beatified Blessed Basil Moreau—founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross— comes alive in this fresh and accessible thirty-day prayer companion.
n this first popular presentation of the spirituality of Blessed Basil Moreau, readers encounter a month’s worth of morning and evening reflections with the key themes of Holy Cross spirituality—trust in God’s providence, faith, persistence in prayer, charity, and hope in the cross. Ideal as a resource for laity committed to Holy Cross parishes, ministries, schools, colleges, and universities, Praying from the Heart of Holy Cross Spirituality is the perfect way to deepen appreciation of the unique charism that shapes Holy Cross work and prayer. * * * “This work…will be great for use as a spiritual tool for prayer and reflection, not only in Holy Cross ministries, but in any Catholic institution.” Terry Mcgaha
director of mission outreach and Parent/Volunteer Programs notre dame high School Sherman oaks, Ca BROTH e R JO e L gi a L L a n z a , C . s. C . , is a member of the SouthWest Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross and is the author of The Seven Sorrows of Mary, Source and Summit, and Questions Jesus Asked. He currently serves as administrative assistant to the provincial of the South-West Province. He is also a spiritual director and offers retreats on continuing formation and the spiritual life. J A N U A R Y / ISBN: 9781594712326 128 pages / pb / 5” x 7” / $10.95 / Prayer

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■ other holy cross book Basil Moreau ISBN: 9781594711336

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WaTer, Wind, earTh, and fire
THe CHRISTIAN PRACTICe OF PRAyING WITH THe eLeMeNTS

Christine Valters Paintner
Noted spiritual guide and author Christine Valters Paintner offers a rich exploration of the four elements—water, wind, earth, and fire—and sheds light on how meaningful engagement with the natural world can enhance the experience of Christian prayer.
rganized around “The Canticle of the Creatures” by St. Francis of Assisi, Water, Wind, Earth, and Fire is the first book to consider the ways in which praying with the natural elements can enliven Christian spiritual life. Paintner offers concrete suggestions and guided contemplative exercises; for instance, Paintner suggests that readers take time to “watch the sunrise or sunset and breathe in the beauty of the fiery sky. Contemplate what those beginnings and endings have to say in your own life.” Readers benefit from Paintner’s extensive training in theology and Benedictine spirituality, as well as her unique work in bringing the expressive arts to spiritual direction. * * * “Paintner’s wide knowledge of scripture, patristic writing, the mystical life of the saints, and contemporary spiritual poetry makes the reading of this book an inspiring and rejuvenating adventure.” paula Huston
author of Forgiveness: Following Jesus into Radical Loving

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C H R i s T i n e Va LT e R s pa i n T n e R serves as the Program Coordinator for the Ignatian Spirituality Center in Seattle and is also adjunct faculty at Seattle university’s School of Theology and Ministry. Paintner is a Benedictine Oblate and serves as Art editor for Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction.

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THe CLASSIC TeXT WITH A SPIRITuAL COMMeNTARy By DeNNIS BILLy, C.Ss.R.

Jean-Pierre de Caussade
This classic work of Christian spirituality emboldens modern readers to see God’s care and concern for them in the joys and challenges of everyday life.

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ean-Pierre de Caussade, a French Jesuit spiritual director and writer born in the late seventeenth century, is best known for his belief in the sacredness of the present moment, or the “eternal now.” His masterpiece, Abandonment to Divine Providence, has been celebrated by spiritual writers as diverse as Richard Foster and Alan Watts for its ability to invoke the mystery of eternity in the now—a tenet of spirituality that resonates across faith traditions. Accompanied by the probing, expert commentary of Dennis Billy, C.Ss.R., this exemplary edition of de Caussade’s Abandonment offers newcomers to mysticism and spiritual direction a clear, compelling path to entering into God’s presence.

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Jean -p i e R R e d e C au ssa d e was a French Jesuit priest, writer, theologian, and spiritual director born in the late seventeenth century. den n i s B i LLy, C. s s. R. , is a teacher, writer, and poet. He is the author of numerous books and articles, and general editor for the Classics with Commentary series. ■ See page 29 for more titles in the Classics with Commentary series

A P R I L / ISBN: 9780870612534 224 pages / pb / 6” x 9” / $17.95 / Spirituality

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J OyCe Ru p p is well known for her work as a writer, spiritual “midwife,” and retreat and conference speaker. A member of the Servite (Servants of Mary) community, she is the author of many books, including bestsellers, The Cup of Our Life, Open the Door, and Praying Our Goodbyes.

Praise for The Star in My Heart
“A book of glad tidings! The Star in My Heart will serve as a catalyst leading you to Someone who has long been tugging at your heart.” Macrina Wiederkehr, O.s.B.
author of Seven Sacred Pauses and A Tree Full of Angels * * *

“Joyce Rupp challenges us to go deep within, to make friends with our fears, and to meet ‘the star’ in our hearts.” sr. Marie Micheletto, R.s.M.
Psychotherapist

Praise for Prayers to Sophia
“What a beautiful book! The wisdom within works its wonders on the landscape of the heart, revealing how deeply we are all immersed in the Wisdom we call God.” sr. Miriam Therese Winter, M.M.s.
author of Woman Prayer, Woman Song * * *

“It is a deep, bold, evocative book of prayers to Divine Wisdom. Conscious, personal, and reminiscent of Rumi, Joyce Rupp helps open us to the Divine Feminine within us all.” Rev. patricia e. deJong
■ See pages 17 and 25 for more titles from Joyce Rupp Senior minister First Congregational Church of Berkeley

“Prayers to Sophia is an eloquent response of love to Divine Wisdom. Joyce’s own vulnerability in these prayers add a beauty and a feminine voice which expresses all our longing for Divine presence as the Feminine.” paula d’arcy
author of Gift of the Red Bird and Song for Sarah

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The sTar in My hearT
DISCOVeRING INNeR WISDOM

Joyce Rupp
In this twentieth-anniversary edition, best-selling Catholic author Joyce Rupp connects scriptural images of wisdom to Sophia— Feminine Wisdom in the Hebrew scriptures—to awaken readers to the presence of God in everyday life.

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ith over 900,000 books sold in her writing career, Joyce Rupp remains a leading voice in women’s spirituality. Now with an updated preface, The Star in My Heart guides readers toward a warmly personal understanding of Sophia, the feminine personification of wisdom. Rupp employs visual metaphors—often involving the natural world—for each chapter to reveal how Sophia guides us through the inner processes of spiritual growth. each chapter includes summary points, ideas for meditation and journal writing, and reflection questions ideal for group discussion.

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ith many prayers straight from the personal journals of Joyce Rupp, Prayers to Sophia aids readers in reaching new spiritual depths through the exploration of feminine images of the Divine. Vulnerable and instructive in equal amounts, this book of meditative prayers offers fifty entries that include a verse from biblical wisdom literature and conversation starters for women’s book groups.

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■ F E B R U A R Y / ISBN: 9781893732841 / 128 pages / pb / 5” x 7” / $12.95 / Spirituality

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A PRAyeR JOuRNey TO THe CeNTeR WITHIN

Marie Schwan, C.S.J.
Marie Schwan, coauthor of the highly successful Take and Receive series, offers a simple yet profound spiritual guidebook centered on the powerful theme of “home.”
he image of “home” is a powerful spiritual theme with deep implications in the gospels, particularly in difficult times and in an increasingly online society. In Come Home, trusted spiritual director Marie Schwan blends insights from centering prayer with Ignatian and twelve-step spirituality, gently guiding readers to discover and embrace the wonder of God’s presence within them. Schwan’s lifelong ministry has been devoted to spiritual guidance: She has served at retreat centers, as formation director for her religious community, and as an author whose expertise in centering prayer, Ignatian spirituality, and twelve-step programs has touched countless people. * * * “Marie Schwan, C.S.J., brings to this slim yet potent text years of experience in spiritual direction and retreat work. enriching and challenging, Come Home is a call to live at the center, rather than the circumference of our lives.” Bishop Robert F. Morneau
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Ma Ri e sC H Wa n , C.s.J ., is a Sister of St. Joseph of Medaille, Louisiana. Schwan is perhaps best known for the five-book Take and Receive series that she wrote with Jacqueline Bergan. She is currently a spiritual director and retreat leader at the Sioux Spiritual Center in South Dakota. A teacher by profession, she has served in administration and formation in her congregation, and as associate director of Jesuit Retreat House in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

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The saCraMenTs We CelebraTe
A CATHOLIC GuIDe TO THe SeVeN MySTeRIeS OF FAITH

Peter J. Vaghi
Noted Washington D.C. pastor and teacher Msgr. Peter Vaghi presents a clear and accessible introduction to the seven sacraments for everyday Catholics seeking to learn more about these transforming encounters with Jesus Christ.
rawing from the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the U.S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, and the writings of Benedict XVI and John Paul II, Msgr. Peter Vaghi’s easy-touse resource considers each of the sacraments from a personal, communal, and social perspective. The chapters explore the sacraments as a whole and examine the scriptural foundation, the history, and the symbolism of each. At a time when Mass attendance, Confession, and the celebration of Catholic weddings are all declining, the clarity and accessibility of Msgr. Peter Vaghi’s writing on the meaning of these celebrations, complemented by questions for reflection and prayer, makes The Sacraments We Celebrate a vital resource for any Catholic seeking to understand these central actions of the faith. * * * “Msgr. Peter Vaghi’s clear account of the seven sacraments is doctrinally sound, pastorally perceptive, and spiritually insightful.” Rev. Thomas g. Weinandy, O.F.M., Cap.
executive director for the Secretariat for doctrine united States Conference of Catholic Bishops M s g R. p e T e R J. Vag H i is pastor of the Church of the Little Flower in Bethesda, Maryland, and a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington. Prior to his seminary studies at the Gregorian university in Rome, he practiced law. He is chaplain of the John Carroll Society and the author of The Faith We Profess: A Catholic Guide to the Apostle’s Creed. M A R C H / ISBN: 9781594712319 160 pages / pb / 5.5” x 8.5” / $12.95 / Pastoral Ministry Resource

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■ Also by Peter J. Vaghi The Faith We Profess ISBN: 9781594711770

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Judy C an n aTO is well-known as an author and has ministered as a retreat facilitator and spiritual director for twenty years. She is an associate member of the Congregation of St. Joseph and maintains an office at River’s edge wellness center in Cleveland. She is married with two grown sons. Cannato travels extensively—throughout the u.S. and in Ireland, the u.K., Australia, and New Zealand—giving lectures, workshops, and retreats. Her work has been awarded by the Catholic Press Association.

“I am absolutely enthralled with this book. I want to keep sitting inside its heart, to absorb more and more of the profound realities that Judy Cannato sets forth with such clarity and beauty.” Joyce Rupp
author of Open the Door * * *

“Brilliant, erudite, grounded, original, inspiring. Field of Compassion will become for many the book that led them into another era of their spiritual development. Highly recommended.” Brian swimme
Professor of Cosmology California institute of integral Studies, Coauthor (with Thomas Berry) of The Universe Story * * *

“Field of Compassion is written with prophetic honesty, clarity and directness, urging us toward the global as well as personal transformation so desperately needed in our day. The book is gentle and yet strong, visionary and yet practical, pointing us ever toward the resources present, available, and simply awaiting our engagement. ‘yes we can’ be agents of healing and compassion! Field of Compassion shows us how.” sr. Barbara Fiand, s.n.d
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■ Also by Judy cannato Radical Amazement ISBN: 9781893732995

aking consistent choices out of ever-growing awareness creates a spirit, a field of energy that catches others up and invites them in. We know this intuitively. Creating a field of kindness or care with intentionality produces an environment fecund with healing, allowing us to move out of our egocentric and fear-based behavior and into the kind of refulgent living that is at the heart of what Jesus means when he says “I came that you might have life, and have it to the full.” Life to the full is possible—but not without our choosing it one small action at a time.

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HOW THe NeW COSMOLOGy IS TRANSFORMING SPIRITuAL LIFe

Judy Cannato
The best-selling author of Radical Amazement articulates a transforming vision of spirituality that examines the intricate connectedness of the physical and spiritual worlds, a phenomenon she calls the “field of compassion.”
n the tradition of Teilhard de Chardin and Thomas Berry, Judy Cannato invites spiritual seekers to embrace the way in which an understanding of religion and the spiritual path is informed and illumined by cutting-edge science. Cannato’s newest book is a must-read for those interested in how the new cosmology and the Christian story can be understood in harmony with one another. She shows how modern scientific discoveries demonstrate that at the most fundamental of levels all life is connected and that humankind participates in the unfolding of the universe. This book’s compelling and radical call to transformation will inspire readers to choose collaboration and peace over competition and conflict. * * * “Judy Cannato writes like a poet, visions like a mystic, and weaves a story that is original, provocative and inspiring. Her ability to integrate the wisdom of field theory, Christian compassion, and personal narrative provides the reader with nourishment for intellect and spirit alike. A message of reassurance and hope for troubled times.” diarmuid O'Murchu
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THe THRee STAGeS OF PRAyeR

Thomas H. Green, S.J.
Internationally renowned author Thomas H. Green, S.J., walks readers through the life of prayer, guiding them from getting to know God, to a stage of growth, and finally to a stage of love, intimacy, and a deep experience of God.
n Experiencing God, Thomas H. Green, S.J., presents a brief and accessible guide to prayer. Green reminds readers that prayer life is, above all, a relationship with God and a deepening of our experience of God. Recently deceased, Fr. Green spent a lifetime teaching fellow Christians to pray. Experiencing God is a treasury of his best insights.

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“Thomas Green, S.J., was one of the most beloved and most accessible of all modern Catholic spiritual writers. Experiencing God is classic Green: clear, concise, based on years of experience as a believer and a spiritual director, and enormously helpful for anyone seeking to move closer to God in prayer and daily life. Highly recommended.” Rev. James Martin, s.J.
author of My Life with the Saints T H O Ma s H . gRe e n , s.J . (1932–2009), was an internationally recognized teacher, mentor, and author, best known for his classic works on prayer, including Opening to God, When the Well Runs Dry, and Weeds Among the Wheat. Fr. Green served as the Spiritual Director of San Jose Seminary, Manila, Philippines, and Professor of Philosophy and Theology at Ateneo de Manila university. A P R I L / ISBN: 9781594712456 128 pages / pb / 5” x 7” / $10.95 / Prayer

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A BLeSSING FOR TIMeS OF GRIeVING

Joyce Rupp
In this consoling booklet, beloved author Joyce Rupp offers words of comfort and hope to those mourning the loss of a loved one, helping them to place their many emotions in God’s compassionate care.

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oyce Rupp is loved by thousands for her best-selling books on spiritual growth, but she is also the author of numerous books on grief and consolation, including Praying Our Goodbyes and her recently published Now That You've Gone Home: Courage and Comfort for Times of Grief, from which this blessing is drawn. Priced no more than a sympathy card, and easy to mail or carry in a purse, May You Find Comfort offers an elegant prayer and meditation in a beautiful layout, expressing the deep care and concern of the faith community.

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a ConCise Guide To CaTholiC ChurCh ManaGeMenT
The Vincentian Center for Church and Society
Today’s Catholic pastors must be skilled both in spiritual leadership and in the management of complex organizations. Responding to this need, the Vincentian Center for Church and Society offers its parish-proven expertise in this comprehensive guidebook.

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T H e V i n C enTia n Ce nTe R FO R C HuRC H a nd sO Cie T y is located at St. John’s university in Jamaica, New york. Its core purpose is connecting the university to the Church and accomplishes this through the use of its Vincentian sponsorship, metropolitan location, and diversified personnel resources. The books of the Concise Guide series, edited by Kevin e. McKenna, tackle questions of central importance for contemporary Catholicism. The series offers excellent reference as each book carefully outlines the issues, references the necessary documents, and sketches answers to pressing pastoral questions. A P R I L / ISBN: 9781594712272 256 pages / pb / 6” x 9” / $17.95 / Pastoral Ministry Resource

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prayerfulness

Awakening to the Fullness of Life Robert J. Wicks Foreword by Joyce Rupp New from Robert Wicks, this creative combination of ancient wisdom and contemporary psychology is designed to help readers develop a loving, clear, and spiritually balanced outlook and is ideal for book groups, retreats, and as a resource for individuals experiencing burnout. “A triumph of the human spirit!” ***
Author of Being Catholic Now

kerry kennedy

■ ISBN: 9781933495200 / 192 pages, hardcover / $20.00 / Sorin Books

seven saCred pauses

Living Mindfully Through the Hours of the Day Macrina Wiederkehr Foreword by Paula D’Arcy using scripture, poetry, reflections, personal stories, and quotes from a rich array of spiritual teachers, Wiederkehr helps readers become more attuned to living in the present moment and develop a kindred spirit with the rich tradition of the Divine Hours. ■ ISBN: 9781933495101 / 224 pages, hardcover / $20.00 / Sorin Books / 17,000 sold!

The reColleCTed hearT

A Guide to Making a Contemplative Weekend Retreat Philip Zaleski Acclaimed author and editor Philip Zaleski understands the need for retreat, and in this step-by-step guide he offers his monastic prescription for properly and effectively finding spiritual refreshment. *** “Reading Philip Zaleski’s The Recollected Heart made me want to drop everything and head for the hills to recover my capacity to truly live.” huston smith ■ ISBN: 9781594711992 / 192 pages / $15.95 / Ave Maria Press
Author of The World’s Religions

This floWinG ToWard Me

A Story of God Arriving in Strangers Marilyn Lacey, R.S.M. Foreword by Helen Prejean, C.S.J. With vivid, beautiful prose, Sr. Marilyn Lacey narrates her spiritual journey of twenty-five years of ministry to international refugees. She reminds us through her stories and insights of the biblical mandate to welcome the stranger. *** “This book describes a God aligned with the poor, a God whom we may meet when we open our doors to strangers and outcasts.” from the foreword by helen prejean, C.s.J. ■ ISBN: 9781594711978 / 224 pages / $15.95 / Ave Maria Press

Author of Dead Man Walking

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The sanT’eGidio book of prayer

Andrea Riccardi and the Community of Sant'egidio Foreword by Cardinal Theodore McCarrick The Community of Sant’egidio is known internationally for its work in justice and peacemaking, and is a growing phenomenon in the united States. The Sant’Egidio Book of Prayer invites readers into Sant’egidio’s spiritual life and into solidarity with its mission of prayer, service, and peacemaking. *** “They pray seriously, they take the Bible seriously, and they take the poor seriously.” Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini ■ ISBN: 9781594712067 / 224 pages / $14.95 / Ave Maria Press

From Sant’Egidio, Rome, the World

day by day

The Notre Dame Prayerbook for Students William G. Storey, D.M.S., and Thomas McNally, C.S.C. With half a million copies sold since its inception, Day by Day is the beloved prayer book that Notre Dame students, alumni, and friends trust to deepen their prayer lives and expand their understanding of God. This collection of prayers is the perfect gift for college students, high school graduates, and Confirmation candidates. Included are prayers such as “Runner’s Prayer” and St. Thomas Aquinas’s “Before Study Prayer,” plus many selections from a rich Christian tradition including “The Road Ahead.” ■ ISBN: 9781594710186 / 224 pages / $8.95 / Ave Maria Press / 510,000 sold!

a book of Wonders

Daily Reflections for Awakened Living Edward Hays Pulling from an eclectic array of “sage instructors,” best-selling author edward Hays articulates 366 daily wonderments through such sources as Sherlock Holmes, Taoist teachers and Mickey Mouse. Peculiar and poignant in equal amounts, this book of daily reflections is ed Hays unplugged and spurs us to find delight and wonder in the ordinary. ■ ISBN: 9780939516834 / 384 pages / $16.95 / forest of Peace

WoMen WriTinG for (a) ChanGe

A Guide for Creative Transformation Mar y Pierce Brosmer In this empowering and insightful debut book, Mary Pierce Brosmer shares the unique method of writing that she developed as founder and director of Women Writing for (a) Change, a nationwide organization that teaches women and girls to nurture the conscious feminine voice within them. *** “Women Writing for (a) Change is a wonderful book full of insight and clarity. This is a book to be read many times over.” sharon salzberg ■ ISBN: 9781933495187 / 256 pages / $15.95 / Sorin Books
Author of Lovingkindness

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30 D ays with a G reat spiritual teacher series
Edited by John Kirvan Series Foreword by Caroline Myss ach book in the 30 Days with a Great Spiritual Teacher series provides a month of daily readings from one of Christianity’s most beloved spiritual guides. For each day there is a brief and accessible morning meditation drawn from the mystic’s writings, a simple mantra for use throughout the day, and a night prayer to focus one’s thoughts as the day ends. These easy-to-use books are the perfect prayer companion for busy people who want to root their spiritual practice in the solid ground of these great spiritual teachers. * * * “This is an invaluable series of tastefully done books, small enough for the purse or for the backpack. They’re ideal as gifts, and ideal reminders not only of our Biblical heritage, but of a rich Catholic tradition in the writings of the saints. Simply exquisite!” anne Rice
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Let Nothing Disturb You Teresa of Avila ISBN: 9781594711527 120 pages / $9.95

Peace of Heart Francis of Assisi ISBN: 9781594711558 128 pages / $9.95

Set Your Heart Free Francis de Sales ISBN: 9781594711534 120 pages / $9.95

Simply Surrender Thérèse of Lisieux ISBN: 9781594711541 128 pages / $9.95

True Serenity Thomas à Kempis ISBN: 9781594711572 120 pages / $9.95

Where Only Love Can Go The Cloud of Unknowing ISBN: 9781594711589 128 pages / $9.95

You Shall Not Want The Psalms ISBN: 9781594711565 120 pages / $9.95

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ThrouGh The ChurCh year

Reflections for Feasts and Seasons Francis D. Kelly Francis Kelly articulates insightful meditations on the meaning of the feasts and seasons of the liturgical calendar. This informative, accessible guide will enrich the prayer life of readers, deepening their understanding of and participation in the liturgy. *** “I highly recommend this book to all who seek to live their faith more fully and gain greater insight to the beauty of the Church.” Cardinal séan o’Malley, o.f.M., Cap. ■ ISBN: 9781594711749 / 192 pages / $12.95 / Ave Maria Press

born of The euCharisT

A Spirituality for Priests Edited by Stephen J. Rossetti Msgr. Stephen Rossetti weaves together reflections on the eucharist from over twenty notable contributors, including Cardinal Francis George, Archbishop Donald Wuerl, and the late Cardinal Avery Dulles. This book makes an ideal gift for priests and seminarians, as well as interested laity seeking inspiration from priestly devotion to the eucharist. ■ ISBN: 9781594712173 / 192 pages / $15.95 / Ave Maria Press

forWard in hope

Saying Amen to Lay ecclesial Ministry Bishop Matthew H. Clark Foreword by Zeni Fox Ideal for anyone called to leadership in today’s Catholic Church, Forward in Hope brings Bishop Matthew Clark’s vast theological knowledge and experience into dialogue with the ever-growing significance of lay ecclesial ministry and the way it is changing the face of the Catholic Church. *** “every parishioner should read this highly intelligent and inspiring book, which chronicles an exciting development within our church—lay ecclesial ministry.” karen sue smith ■ ISBN: 9781594711916 / 128 pages / $11.95 / Ave Maria Press
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paThs To prayer

A Field Guide to Ten Catholic Traditions Pat Fosarelli This reader-friendly handbook introduces ten of the most prominent Catholic spiritual traditions—from Franciscan to Mystic spirituality—and recounts a brief history of each tradition’s founder, highlights its characteristics, and provides a prayer or spiritual practice for each one. ■ ISBN: 9781594712182 / 128 pages / $11.95 / Ave Maria Press

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Thomas Merton
a book of hours
Thomas Merton Edited by Kathleen Deignan Foreword by James Finley The voluminous writings of Thomas Merton have been mined and arranged into prayers for Dawn, Day, Dusk, and Dark for each of the days of the week. A Book of Hours allows readers a slice of monastic contemplation in the midst of their hectic modern life, with psalms, prayers, readings, and reflections. *** “This treasured handbook is not a prayer book to be recited, but a primer for contemplative prayer.” The Merton Seasonal ■ ISBN: 9781933495057 / 224 pages, hc / $20.00 / Sorin Books / 42,000 sold!

CoMpassionaTe fire

The Letters of Thomas Merton and Catherine de Hueck Doherty Edited by Robert A. Wild The correspondence between Thomas Merton and Catherine de Hueck Doherty reveals an inspiring portrait of true spiritual friendship. For the first time, the letters exchanged between these two prophetic voices are brought together in one volume. *** “Highly recommended to all seekers of the truth.”

br. patrick hart, o.C.s.o.

■ ISBN: 9781594712166 / 128 pages, with 4-page photo insert / $12.95 / Ave Maria Press

Abbey of Gethsemani

seasons of CelebraTion

Meditations on the Cycle of Liturgical Feasts Thomas Merton Foreword by William H. Shannon Forty years after his death, fans of Thomas Merton continue to consult the spiritual wisdom found in his writings. Originally published in 1965, Merton's collection of essays on the liturgy is once again available to a vast and growing Merton readership. *** “A quiet joy echoes from its pages, the alleluia of a man who has sensed the glory of the coming of the Lord.” The Catholic World ■ ISBN: 9781594711701 / 224 pages / $17.95 / Ave Maria Press

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Henri J.M. Nouwen
ouT of soliTude
Three Meditations on the Christian Life Foreword by Thomas Moore Drawing on three moments in the life of Jesus, Henri Nouwen invites us to reflect on the tension between our desire for solitude and the demands of contemporary life. Beautifully written, elegantly simple, as fresh today as it was thirty years ago. ■ ISBN: 9780877934950 / 64 pages / $7.95 / Ave Maria Press / 346,000 sold!

Can you drink The Cup?

Foreword by Ron Hansen Henri Nouwen reflects upon the metaphor of the cup, using the images of holding, lifting, and drinking to articulate the basics of the spiritual life. *** “Can You Drink the Cup? opens up Nouwen’s own life in Christ and enlarges ours.” Newsweek ■ ISBN: 9781594710995 / 128 pages / $11.95 / Ave Maria Press / 148,000 sold!

WiTh open hands

Foreword by Sue Monk Kidd Gently encourages readers to an open, trusting stance toward God and offers insight to the components of prayer. “Twenty-seven years ago, With Open Hands helped to wake me to the immense ‘openness’ in which God is given, and it goes on waking readers today. That is its timeless gift.” sue Monk kidd ■ ISBN: 9781594710643 / 128 pages / $9.95 / Ave Maria Press / 388,000 sold!

The danCe of life

Weaving Sorrows and Blessings into One Joyful Step Edited by Michael Ford Michael Ford gathers selections of Nouwen’s writings that encourage us to accept our imperfections and find the transforming power of God at work within us. ■ ISBN: 9781594710872 / 224 pages / $13.95 / Ave Maria Press / 17,000 sold!

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Joyce Rupp
May i Walk you hoMe?
Courage and Comfort for Caregivers of the Very Ill Stories by Joyce Hutchison Prayers by Joyce Rupp Reissued on its tenth anniversary, May I Walk You Home? remains an invaluable resource for caregivers and loved ones assisting those on their final journey home. Readers will find the courage necessary to embrace the struggles and rewards of this final companionship. *** “A rare glimpse (and thus a very rare friend) into the struggles experienced by caregivers.” rev. richard Gilbert ■ ISBN: 9781594712142 / 192 pages / $12.95 / Ave Maria Press
Author of Finding Your Way After Your Parent Dies

noW ThaT you’ve Gone hoMe

Courage and Comfort for Times of Grief Joyce Hutchison and Joyce Rupp Building on the success of May I Walk You Home? (50,000 copies sold since 1999), this collection of twenty-five stories of loss picks up where the first book left off, helping readers to navigate the bewildering landscape of grief once a loved one has died. ■ ISBN: 9781594712159 / 192 pages / $12.95 / Ave Maria Press

open The door

A Journey to the True Self Joyce Rupp Spiritual guide Joyce Rupp explores the rich image of the door as an invitation to spiritual growth and awareness. She leads readers to search more deeply for their authentic selves in fuller union with God. *** “This is the most life-giving door you will ever open.”

Professor of Theology and Religious education, Boston College

Thomas Groome

■ ISBN: 9781933495149 / 288 pages / $18.95 / Sorin Books / 22,600 sold!

prayinG our Goodbyes

A Spiritual Companion Through Life’s Losses and Sorrows Joyce Rupp Praying Our Goodbyes, Rupp says, is about the spirituality of change. It is designed to help readers reflect, ritualize, and re-orient themselves—to help heal the hurts caused by goodbyes and the anxieties encountered when one season of life ends and another begins. *** “Joyce Rupp is one of the best Christian spiritual guides writing today.” rev. James Martin, s.J.

■ ISBN: 9781594712050 / 192 pages / $15.95 / Ave Maria Press / 250,000 sold!

Author of My Life with the Saints

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Thomas H. Green, S.J.
openinG To God
A Guide to Prayer In this concise and practical introduction to prayer, Fr. Green, a Jesuit missionary and spiritual director, reveals prayer to be a passageway to new spiritual terrain, accessible to all who want to cultivate a more meaningful prayer relationship with God. ■ ISBN: 9781594710711 / 128 pages / $12.95 / Ave Maria Press

When The Well runs dry

Prayer Beyond the Beginnings In this proven and popular roadmap for those digging deeper into the mystery of prayer, Fr. Green skillfully coaxes readers to re-examine their perspectives on prayer. *** “A marvelous example of theological devotion.”

Catholic Library World ■ ISBN: 9781594711374 / 224 pages / $15.95 / Ave Maria Press

drinkinG froM a dry Well

A Sequel To When the Well Runs Dry Fr. Green returns to the "dry well" and finds there a spot where both mature prayers and active contemplatives "can be at home" and can learn to live gracefully "drinking from the dry well of prayer." ■ ISBN: 9780877934509 / 128 pages / $9.95 / Ave Maria Press
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Weeds aMonG The WheaT

Discernment: Where Prayer and Action Meet With wisdom and common sense, Fr. Green engages the topic of spiritual discernment and shows that it is a function of an individual's personal relationship with God. Discernment, he says, is where prayer meets action. ■ ISBN: 9780877933182 / 208 pages / $15.95 / Ave Maria Press
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Mary

A History of Doctrine and Devotion Hilda Graef With a new chapter covering Vatican II and beyond by Thomas A. Thompson, S.M. In this classic text in the field of Marian scholarship, Hilda Graef provides a thorough review of the place of Mary in the Church, and a chronological overview of the history of Marian studies. “Hilda Graef ’s history of Marian doctrines and devotions is a classic. . . . There are few works on Mary that can compare with it in terms of clarity, comprehensiveness, and balance. I recommend it highly.” rev. richard p. Mcbrien, s.T.d. ■ ISBN: 9780870612527 / 608 pages / $35.00 / christian classics
university of Notre Dame

suMMa TheoloGiCa

Complete english edition in Five Volumes St. Thomas Aquinas This brilliant synthesis of Christian thought has had a decisive and permanent impact on philosophy and religion since the thirteenth century and is available both in hardcover and paperback five-volume sets. ■ PAPERBAck ISBN: 9780870610691 / $165.00 / christian classics ■ hARDcoVER ISBN: 9780870610639 / $245.00 / christian classics

suMMa TheoloGiae: a ConCise TranslaTion

St. Thomas Aquinas Edited by Timothy McDermott “The real meat of St. Thomas has been captured here with remarkable good judgement . . . a fresh stimulation experience to read Aquinas’ doctrine on a given point gathered all together.” W. norris Clarke, s.J. ■ PAPERBAck ISBN: 9780870612107 / 652 pages / $42.50 / christian classics ■ hARDcoVER ISBN: 9780870612114 / 652 pages / $59.95 / christian classics
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paTroloGy

Johannes Quasten Quasten's four-volume work offers an accessible summary of four centuries of church fathers and their literature. These valuable reference volumes cover Clement of Rome through the Latin writers during the time of Pope Leo the Great. “Quasten’s work is an outstanding contribution.” The Princeton Seminary Bulletin complete four-Volume Set ■ PAPERBAck: ISBN: 9780870611414 / 2162 pages / $149.95 / christian classics Volume 1: The Beginnings of Patristic Literature - from the Apostles’ creed to Irenaeus ISBN: 9780870610844 / 368 pages / $41.95 Volume 2: The Ante-Nicene Literature After Irenaeus ISBN: 9780870610851 / 464 pages / $41.95 Volume 3: The Golden Age of Greek Patristic Literature ISBN: 9780870610868 / 634 pages / $41.95 Volume 4: The Golden Age of Latin Patristic Literature ISBN: 9780870611278 / 696 pages / $41.95

buTler’s lives of The sainTs

Complete Standard edition Edited, Revised, and Supplemented by Herbert J. Thurston, S.J., and Donald Attwater First written in the mid-eighteenth century, this four-volume set was revised in 1956 to encompass 2,565 saints compared to the original 1,486. Carefully edited to retain the charms of Butler's original prose style, this work of devotion and scholarship offers truths central to Christianity and underlying themes of Christian love. “A theologian finds on every page living witness to the central truths of the Christian Faith.” Our Sunday Visitor complete four-Volume Set ■ PAPERBAck SET ISBN: 9780870611377 / 708 pages / $109.95 ■ hARDcoVER SET ISBN: 9780870610455 / 708 pages / $159.95

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Classics with Commentary, a series in the Christian Classics line devoted to rediscovering classic Christian literature, mines the depths of the rich tradition of Christian spirituality. Critical translations accompanied by thought-provoking commentary and probing questions revitalize these works for today’s generation of spiritual seekers.

inTerio r C asT le

Te r e s a o f Av i l a The Classic Text with a Spiritual Commentar y by Dennis Billy, C.Ss.R.
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s p i ri T u a l f ri e n d s h i p

Aelred of Rievaulx The Classic Text with a Spiritual Commentar y by Dennis Billy, C.Ss.R.
■ ISBN: 9780870612428 / 160 pages / $15.95

Th e iMiTaT i on o f C h risT
Thomas à Kempis A Spiritual Commentar y and Reader’s Guide by Dennis Billy, C.Ss.R.

visiTs To The MosT h o ly s a Cra M e n T and To MosT h o ly M a ry
Alphonsus de Liguori The Classic Text Translated and with a Spiritual Commentar y by Dennis Billy, C.Ss.R.
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Index
30 Days with a Great Spiritual Teacher series–21 a Abandonment to Divine Providence, JeAN-PIeRRe De CAuSSADe–9 AeLReD OF RIeVAuLX, Spiritual Friendship–29 All Will Be Well, JuLIAN OF NORWICH–21 ALPHONSuS De LIGuORI, Visits to the Most Holy Sacrament and to Most Holy Mary–29 ATTWATeR, DONALD, Butler’s Lives of the Saints–28 b Book of Hours, A, MeRTON–23 Book of Wonders, A, HAyS–20 Born of the eucharist, ROSSeTTI–22 BROSMeR, MARy, Women Writing for (a) Change–20 Brother André, DuBuC–6 Butler’s Lives of the Saints, THuRSTON / ATTWATeR–28 C Can you Drink the Cup?, NOuWeN–24 CANNATO, JuDy, Field of Compassion–14, 15 CLARK, MATTHeW, Forward in Hope–22 CLOuD OF uNKNOWING, THe, Where Only Love Can Go–21 Come Home–SCHWAN–12 COMMuNITy OF SANT'eGIDIO, THe, the Sant’egidio Book of Prayer–20 Compassionate Fire, WILD–23 Concise Guide to Catholic Church Management, THe VINCeNTIAN CeNTeR FOR CHuRCH AND SOCIeTy–18 d Dance of Life, The, NOuWeN / FORD–24 Day by Day, STORey / MCNALLy–20 Drinking from a Dry Well, GReeN–26 DuBuC, JeAN-Guy, Brother André–6 e experiencing God, GReeN–16 f Field of Compassion, CANNATO–14, 15 FORD, MICHAeL, The Dance of Life–24 Forward in Hope, CLARK–22 FOSAReLLI, PAT, Paths to Prayer–22 FRANCIS De SALeS, Set your Heart Free–21 FRANCIS OF ASSISI, Peace of Heart–21 Full of Grace, WATKINS–4 G GIALLANZA, JOeL, Praying from the Heart of Holy Cross Spirituality–7 GRAeF, HILDA, Mary: A History of Doctrine and Devotion–27 GReeN, THOMAS, experiencing God–16; Opening to God, When the Well Runs Dry, Drinking From A Dry Well, Weeds Among the Wheat–26 h Handbook for Catholic Moms, The, HeNDey–2, 3 HAyS, eDWARD, A Book of Wonders–20 HeNDey, LISA, The Handbook for Catholic Moms–2, 3 HuTCHISON, JOyCe, May I Walk you Home?, Now That you've Gone Home–24 i Imitation of Christ, The, THOMAS À KeMPIS–29 Interior Castle, TeReSA OF AVILA–29 J JeAN-PIeRRe De CAuSSADe, Abandonment to Divine Providence–9 JuLIAN OF NORWICH, All Will Be Well–21 k KeLLy, FRANCIS D., Through the Church year–22 l LACey, MARILyN, This Flowing Toward Me–19 Let Nothing Disturb you, TeReSA OF AVILA–21 M Mary: A History of Doctrine and Devotion, GRAeF / THOMPSON–27 May I Walk you Home?, HuTCHISON / RuPP–25 May you Find Solace, RuPP–17 MCDeRMOTT, TIMOTHy, Summa Theologiae–27 MCNALLy, THOMAS, Day by Day–20 MeRTON, THOMAS, A Book of Hours, Seasons of Celebration–23 MuRPHy, CHARLeS, The Spirituality of Fasting–5 n NOuWeN, HeNRI J.M., Can you Drink the Cup?, With Open Hands, Out of Solitude, The Dance of Life–24 Now That you've Gone Home, HuTCHISON / RuPP–25

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o Open the Door, RuPP–25 Opening to God, GReeN–26 Out of Solitude, NOuWeN–24 p PAINTNeR, CHRISTINe VALTeRS, Water, Wind, earth, and Fire–8 Paths to Prayer, FOSAReLLI–22 Patrology, QuASTeN–28 Peace of Heart, FRANCIS OF ASSISI–21 Prayerfulness, WICKS–19 Prayers to Sophia, RuPP–10, 11 Praying from the Heart of Holy Cross Spirituality, GIALLANZA–7 Praying Our Goodbyes, RuPP–25 PSALMS, THe, you Shall Not Want–21 Q QuASTeN, JOHANNeS, Patrology–28 r Recollected Heart, The, ZALeSKI–19 RICCARDI, ANDReA, The Sant’egidio Book of Prayer–20 ROSSeTTI, STePHeN J., Born of the eucharist–22 RuPP, JOyCe, The Star in My Heart, Prayers to Sophia–10, 11; May you Find Solace–17; May I Walk you Home?, Now That you've Gone Home, Praying Our Goodbyes, Open the Door–25 s Sacraments We Celebrate, The, VAGHI–13 Sant’egidio Book of Prayer, The, RICCARDI / THe COMMuNITy OF SANT'eGIDIO–20 SCHWAN, MARIe, Come Home–12 Seasons of Celebration, MeRTON–23 Set your Heart Free, FRANCIS De SALeS–21 Seven Sacred Pauses, WIeDeRKeHR–19 Simply Surrender, THéRèSe OF LISIeuX–21 Spiritual Friendship, AeLReD OF RIeVAuLX–29 Spirituality of Fasting, The, MuRPHy–5 Star in My Heart, The, RuPP–10, 11 STORey, WILLIAM G., Day by Day–20 Summa Theologiae, AQuINAS / MCDeRMOTT–27 Summa Theologica, AQuINAS–27 T TeReSA OF AVILA, Let Nothing Disturb you–21; Interior Castle–29 THéRèSe OF LISIeuX, Simply Surrender–21 This Flowing Toward Me, LACey–19 THOMAS À KeMPIS, True Serenity–21; The Imitation of Christ–29 THOMAS AQuINAS, Summa Theologica, Summa Theologiae–27 THOMPSON, THOMAS A., Mary: A History of Doctrine and Devotion–27 Through the Church year, KeLLy–22 THuRSTON, HeRBeRT, Butler’s Lives of the Saints–28 True Serenity, THOMAS À KeMPIS–21 v VAGHI, PeTeR, The Sacraments We Celebrate–13 VINCeNTIAN CeNTeR FOR CHuRCH AND SOCIeTy, THe, A Concise Guide to Catholic Church Management–18 Visits to the Most Holy Sacrament and to Most Holy Mary, ALPHONSuS De LIGuORI–29 W Water, Wind, earth, and Fire, PAINTNeR–8 WATKINS, CHRISTINe, Full of Grace–4 Weeds Among the Wheat, GReeN–26 When the Well Runs Dry, GReeN–26 Where Only Love Can Go, THe CLOuD OF uNKNOWING–21 WICKS, ROBeRT, Prayerfulness–19 WIeDeRKeHR, MACRINA, Seven Sacred Pauses–19 WILD, ROBeRT A., Compassionate Fire–23 With Open Hands, NOuWeN–24 Women Writing for (a) Change, BROSMeR–20 y you Shall Not Want, THe PSALMS–21 Z ZALeSKI, PHILIP, The Recollected Heart–19

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