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Fontanini Nativity Stories BookTells the stories of the Three Kings, Shepherds and Villagers and how they were touched by the arrival of the Newborn King. Hardcover.
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A Special Place for Santa: A Legend For Our Time. This special book gives a brief history of legends surrounding St. Nicholas, leading to his modern counterpart, Santa Claus, who pays tribute to the birth of Christ on Christmas. A great holiday story to read to a special child, and if that wasn't already enough to keep them interested, show them the wonderful illustrations throughout Dimensions: 7.75"H x 8.75"W x .25"D.Hardcover
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Engage your parish in active and prayerful reflection during this important Church season. It includes commentaries on Readings I and II, the Responsorial Psalm, the Gospels of the Sundays, and the daily Gospel readings of Advent for Cycle C. Suitable for both group and individual use, Living Advent is perfect for enriching the prayer experience. Booklet
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Encourages children to go on a hunt for their Star, similar to that of the Wise Men. Everyday the Star is hidden and the children participate in a fun hide-and-seek game to locate it. Once they have found their Star they move all Three Wise Men to its location. On Christmas morning the Three Wise Men reach their final destination when the Star is found at the stable with the child Jesus. The activity book includes a wooden Star, a full wooden nativity scene that matches the artwork of the...
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Full of wonder and joyful anticipation, the Christmas season is the perfect time for Christians to take a break from their busy schedules and ponder the wonderful works of God�in the depths of their heart.Based on the ancient Christian tradition of meditating throughout the 40 days before and after Christmas, this small monastic book follows the rhythm of the Advent and Christmas journey as it takes place in a particular monastery, a place as small and tiny as Bethlehem itself. This book...
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The Bridges to Contemplative Living with Thomas Merton Series gently leads participants on a journey toward spiritual transformation and a more contemplative and peace-filled life. Each eight-session booklet provides an introduction to Merton and contemplative living through prayers, readings from Merton and other spiritual masters, and questions for small group dialogue.Using the signature dialogue process of the popular Bridges to Contemplative Living series, this small-group resource...
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As one of the few relatively recent Christian writers who are admired and quoted by Christians at all ends of the spectrum, G.K Chesterton was known as a remarkable and diverse but extremely influential English writer. His inexhaustible and wide ranging portfolio of works includes journalistic writing, poetry, biography, Christian, fantasy and detective genres. His style is distinctive and always marked by humility, consistency, irony, wit and wonder. Some of his most enduring books include...
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It's easy to get lost in the bustle of Christmas shopping and holiday parties, losing sight of God. Advent and Christmas Wisdom from St. Francis of Assisi gives readers a momentary cease in the chaos, allowing daily meditation. It is essential in today's postmodern culture to remember the true purpose of Advent--the preparation for and celebration of the coming of Jesus.Each day's selection offers a new insight from one of the most beloved saints, St. Francis of Assisi. St. Francis serves as...
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Beginning with the first day of Advent and continuing through the Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord, these selections from the immortal pen of Fulton J. Sheen encourage readers to explore the essence and promise of the season. Those looking to grow in their prayer life and become more attuned to the joy of Advent and Christmas will find a wonderful guide in this spiritual companion.
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Each year Americans spend billions of dollars on material items at Christmas. That is a pretty weird way to celebrate the birth of Jesus, who gave up all of his riches to save the world. Christmas for Christians can be a time, however that is not a contradiction. It can be a time of worship, meaning and giving that is prophetic, powerful and transformative. In celebrating Christmas in the way of the story Christ followers are taught how to worship fully, spend less, give more and love. ...
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Amy Welborn; illustrated by Ann EngelhartEach year, on the Third Sunday of Advent, children gather with their families in St. Peter's Square for "Bambinelli Sunday." The children bring with them figures of the Christ Child�the "Bambinelli"�from their family's Nativity scene, or presepe. During the noontime Angelus prayer, the pope blesses the children and the figurines they have brought.
Bambinelli Sunday tells the story of one little boy, Alessandro, and what he learns about family, faith,...
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Helps children understand this time of preparation for the birth of Jesus. Full-color illustrations. Paperback. 32 pages.
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By Karen KatafiaszDo you go through the Christmas season feeling pressured, empty, inadequate, or depressed? Maybe you need some gentle, constructive, self-help therapy-Christmas Therapy. Insightful guidelines and enchanting illustrations-alive with color-will help you rediscover in your heart the magic, the meaning, and the mystery of this blessed time.64 pages; 4" x 6", perfect-bound paperback
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by John Bell / Iona Community 1997, 2000, Iona CommunityWorship resources and readings for Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany from the Iona Community. Rediscover the stories of Christ�s birth as speaking from and to the adult experience.
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Children in grades 1, 2, and 3 will love the games, puzzles, mazes, and activities designed to help them focus on the themes and traditions of the Advent season. Packed with colorful illustrations, Every Day of Advent and Christmas includes an Advent calendar to help children focus day by day on the meaning of Advent and Christmas in a way they are sure to enjoy and remember. 32 page booklet; 8.5 x 11
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Grieving At ChristmastimeBy Dwight DanielsChristmas is a time for rejoicing, but it can also be a stressful time, even under the best of circumstances. When you are grieving the death of a loved one, Christmas can be particularly challenging. In this book, you'll find gentle, practical, hope-filled guidance that suggests ways to recognize the season while also acknowledging and responding in a healthy way to the sadness and grief in your heart. 88 pages; 4" x 6"
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An Advent Project for Family, Classroom or Parish Written and illustrated by Lynn M. Simms and Betsy Walker Three-piece kit. This kit offers two options designed to make the Jesse Tree project accessible to any family, class or parish. Option 1: Provides instructions to prepare an actual tree with designs for do-it-yourself three-dimensional ornaments. Option 2: Provides a Jesse Tree Poster with pre-drawn ornaments to be colored and attached. Kit also includes a short history of the Jesse...
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Jesus Callingby Sarah YoungDevotions written as if Jesus is speaking directly to a child's heart. Based on her original Jesus Calling, this version has been adapted in a language and fashion that kids and tweens can relate to their everyday lives. After many years of writing in her prayer journal, missionary Sarah Young decided to listen to God with pen in hand, writing down what she believed He was saying to her through Scripture. Others were blessed as she shared her writings, until people...
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Mary & Joseph: Models Of Faith and LoveJesus, Mary, and Joseph are called the Holy Family. God chose Mary and Joseph to be Jesus' family here on earth. They loved Jesus very much. How can you show your love for the family God gave you?A Saints And Me Book By Barbara YoffieIllustrated by Katherine A. Borgatti
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by Teresa OliveThis book retells the Christmas story from Mary's viewpoint (Luke 1:5�2:18).The Arch� Books series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember.
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"Gabby" has arrived! This soft angel doll may serve as a toy (stuffed animal) or Christmas ornament (the dolls has a loop on the back, suitable for hanging on the Christmas tree). Gabby will remind children that angels are God's Little Messengers and that they will be with them always. My little messenger gift set comes with paperback book and doll.
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by: Joy Davis
This book retells the story of Christmas (Luke 2:1-20). The Arch� Books series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember.
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Do you wonder how to approach the Saint Nicholas/Santa Claus story with children in your life? The legend of Santa is a fun tradition, but children should also learn that the story surrounding Santa Claus is based on a real, historical figure named Nicholas, a Christian bishop known for his generosity.This picture book presents a shortened, somewhat fictionalized version of the life of Saint Nicholas. Nicholas is introduced as a servant of God who reflected His love to others. The story...
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Santa & The Savior delivers a beautifully written story that stays true to Christian beliefs while also illustrating Jesus' involvement in how Santa came to be. Find out how Santa came to kneel at Jesus' manger, and how the sequence of events that followed came to develop Christmas as we celebrate it today. This enchanting illustration reintroduces and builds on the story and magic of Christmastime.
Materials: Paper; 34 Pages; Spot Foil CoverDimensions: 10.25" ...
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by Cynthia Hinkle
This book retells the story of Jesus birth from the journey of Mary and Joseph to the journey of the Wise Men (Matthew 2:1-11, Luke 2:8-18). The Arch� Books series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember.
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Teeny Tiny Nativity PaperbackBring back the magic of the holiday season with Teeny-Tiny Nativity! In a unique package that transforms into a mini stable, the kit includes a beautifully-illustrated wooden nativity set along with an 88-page mini book The Story of Christmas. The perfect stocking stuffer, this mini collectible nativity set and book reminds us of the true meaning of Christmas.
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A presentation of the Entrance and Communion Antiphons of the Masses from the First Sunday of Advent to the Baptism of Our Lord by one who has prayed the prayers of the Mass for decades. The commentary is punctuated by pithy thought-provoking statements from a variety of sources. A wonderful help for preparing for the coming of Christ at Christmas.
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The Christmas Promise By Eric BohnetAn Arch Book
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By Rebecca PattersonThe Christmas pageant doesn't go QUITE as planned in this fantastically funny holiday tale for the forgetful kid in all of us.It's almost time for the nativity play, and everyone has been practicing hard. The narrators know their lines, the Important Angel has brushed her hair, and the audience is in their seats, eagerly awaiting a special Christmas performance. But there's one cast member whose listening skills haven't exactly been the best, and no one's expecting a spare...
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Authored by Ryan Nusbickel Illustrated by Ryan NusbickelSpoiler Alert: Only St. Louis trick-or-treaters tell jokes on Halloween! It's true. Halloween jokes are one of St. Louis' most exclusive (and hilarious) traditions! This holiday practice is featured in The Funniest Halloween Joke in St. Louis, as a candy-loving St. Louis youngster successfully writes the funniest Halloween joke ever told. Before he can use the joke to cash in on candy, a brisk autumn wind sends his joke into the Halloween...
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The Most Holy Night w/Pop-Up and Stickers
HARDCOVERIn this interactive retelling of the story of Christ's birth, children can use the included stickers to help Mary and Joseph pack for their trip, place animals around the stable, add an angel to the night sky, or help the wise men leave their gifts. A special pop-up of the stable with Joseph, Mary and baby Jesus inside makes this book a favorite at Christmas.Long ago, an angel told a girl named Mary she would have a special baby. Find out what...
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WHO IS SANTA CLAUS? When children start asking tough questions about Santa Claus, the illustrated Christmas poem THE SECRET OF THE SANTA BOX helps parents tell their child the truth about Santa in a personal, faith-filled, and positive way. The whole family can read this book and focus on the true meaning of Christmas.Parents: If it is time to tell your child the truth about Santa Claus in a positive way, this is the book for you! Children the world over have been enchanted and captivated by...
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Authored by Ryan Nusbickel Illustrated by Ryan Nusbickel A flying float trip raft for a Christmas sleigh?Christmas Eve visions of gooey butter cake? And Santa Claus finally reveals where he went to high school? Like a custard concrete, The St. Louis Night Before Christmas is a sweet mix of St. Louis flavors, served up just in time for the holidays. From pork steak to throwing washers, this holiday classic is a celebration of all things St. Louis ... with a Christmas twist. And like those jokes...
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The Story Of Christmas: Story Book Set and Advent Calendarby Mary PackardWonderfully illustrated and brimming with holiday spirit, the calendar features 24 jewel-like miniature board books nestled in a three-paneled, stand-alone backer. The books are numbered 1 through 24, and, like the peek-a-boo windows on an Advent calendar, are meant to be opened one per day from December 1st through Christmas Eve. Read in sequence, they capture the magic of the first Christmas, from Gabrie'’s visit to...
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The Story of St. NicholasThe story of a humble priest who showed God's love through giving. This beautiful retelling of the true story of Saint Nicholas is a wonderful Christmas reader. Recommended for children ages 6-10Book created for children 10 years and youngerDimensions: 8"x8"Softcover
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The True Story of Christmas BearRecites the entire Story of Christmas, mouth moves.
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by: Paul Maier
Many children's Christmas books are long on fancy and short on fact. Most of them ignore the themes of the first Christmas and opt instead for fairy tale settings or winter tableaus. This beautifully illustrated book, a Gold Medallion Book Award winner, fills the gap by presenting fresh insights into the Christmas story from both the scriptural and secular context. The book tells the story of a young boy Christopher, who no longer wants to hear fairytales; he only wants real...
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2 1/2" X 7" Laminated bookmark
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4 Ingredients Christmas Cookbook by Kim McCoskerFeatures 176 pages of full color images with over 80 recipes. Every recipe uses just 4 or fewer ingredients with minimal steps to create. Classic and contemporary meals, from brunch, sides and sauces through to simple, sophisticated mains and desserts.Paperback ...
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Daily Scripture and Prayers Together with Nouwen's Own WordsThe inspiring words of Henri J. M. Nouwen guide the faithful on a spiritual journey through the Advent and Christmas season in this book of waiting, hope, anticipation, and celebration. Each day of the Advent season (28 in all, to accommodate the varying number of days in the season) and each day of Christmas (12 in all, ending with Jesus' baptism in the Jordan by John the Baptist) contain a pertinent excerpt from the writings of...
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Daily Scripture and Prayers Together With Saint Pio of Pietrelcina's Own WordsPadre Pio was one of the most beloved and intriguing holy men of the 20th century. In this book his own words lead readers to Christmas with a heightened sense of the sacred. Reflections for each day--from the first Sunday of Advent until the end of the Christmas season--begin with selections from letters and messages of Padre Pio, followed by Scripture, prayer, a suggestion for an appropriate seasonal activity, and...
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Pope John Paul II continues to be remembered and loved for his closeness to all people around the world. In this book his own words lead readers to the holy season of Christmas. Reflections for each day--from the First Sunday of Advent until the end of the Christmas season--begin with selections from talks and statements of the late Holy Father, followed by Scripture, prayer, and a suggestion for an appropriate seasonal activity.
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The popular series of seasonal meditation books provides not only Scripture readings for the seasons of Advent and Christmas, but pairs them with a daily selection from the cherished writings of Saint Alphonsus Liguori.This book encourages the reader to set aside time each day to reflect upon a specific Scripture passage while providing a suggested activity for Christian living during the Christmas season.In the season when we focus on Christ's birth, let us follow the example of St. Alphonsus...
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The holy seasons of Advent and Christmas are a time to reflect on God's infinite love for us all and how through the birth of his son, Jesus Christ, Christianity was born. Advent and Christmas Wisdom from St. Thomas of Aquinas guides readers on their spiritual journey to be closer to God and understand how to live the life of a Christian.Offering daily selections from St. Thomas of Aquinas for meditation and prayer, this book is a wonderful way to examine your faith and feelings during Advent...
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St. Vincent de Paul was very faithful to meditation, which sets a good example for us in our busy world. Advent and Christmas Wisdom from St. Vincent de Paul endeavors to present his thoughts in a way that can help us to spend some quiet time meditating. His thoughtful words will lead to a deeper relationship with God, a better appreciation of our own Christian life, and greater love for all, especially the poor.
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In Advent and Christmas Wisdom from St. Augustine, Agnes Cunningham, SSCM, uses passages from St. Augustine’s writing to guide your journey throughout Advent season. 128 pages / paperback
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Advent and Christmas with the Saints offers spiritual sustenance from those holy men and women whom we honor because of their close spiritual relationship with God. Readers walk day-by-day with the saints, recalling the Scriptures they read, meditating on the thoughts they had, praying as they might have prayed, and talking openly with God. Christians looking for a way to re-spiritualize their Christmas practices, prayer groups, small-faith communities, Bible study classes, teachers, clergy,...