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This beautiful booklet by Terry and Mimi Reilly is an excellent tool families can use to celebrate Advent and strengthen loving bonds at home. It adds special meaning to the holiday season! Family night is a precious time set aside for the whole family to come together to support and love one another. It is a time to share joys and struggles, to grow in faith and hope, to listen, to learn and to discover the uniqueness and beauty of each family member. This beautiful booklet by Terry and Mimi...
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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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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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by Cathy GilmoreAs one of the authors of the best selling "Easter Bunny's Amazing Day", this book is expected to touch even more hearts this Christmas!One winter night, a little lamb gets lost just outside Bethlehem. While tending the flock, his shepherd receives heavenly messengers and amazing news. This story leads children to Jesus nativity and helps them relate to events that can change everyone's life. This beautifully illustrated storybook is sure to be enjoyed by generations.Hardcover,...
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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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The Spider Who Saved Christmas tells the tale of what happened to the Holy Family on their way to Egypt after receiving the message of the angel. When Joseph, Mary, and Jesus are in danger of being discovered and harmed by Herod’s murderous soldiers, a cave-dwelling spider named Nephila risks her and her children’s safety to help her hallowed visitors. Majestically illustrated by artist Randy Gallegos, EWTN host Raymond Arroyo’s moving story sheds new light on a family of Golden Silk Orb...
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This Advent, prepare to celebrate Jesus' arrival as an infant in the small town of Bethlehem. Born into poverty, he brings us the good news that God loves us - and calls us to give of ourselves to others. Let the example of Pope Francis, as he models the humility and generosity of our Savior, inspire you. Reflect on the pope's teachings, accompanied by Scripture, prayer, and action. Then go out and share the message: Jesus Christ is born! 112pgs.
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Enjoy the amazing Christmas story of Jesus’ birth told with six beautiful lighted pop-up scenes. Starting with God’s promise to send His Son to earth, and ending with the birth of our Savior, children will learn that God not only keeps His promises but that He loves us so much He sent His Son to be with us. Your little ones will hold this truth in their hearts forever, treasuring this praise-filled keepsake as a lifelong reminder of God’s most wonderful gift. God's Christmas Promise Lighted...
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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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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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THE SHEPHERD'S STORYThousands of years ago the angels visited the shepherds and brought them good news. When the shepherds heard this good news, they set off on an epic journey to search for the newborn baby Jesus.Make this timeless story come alive with YOUR very own shepherd. His journey begins anew every Christmas season and ends on Christmas day as your shepherd finds his way to the manger. Embark on a family journey and find Christ in Christmas! During the Advent season, begin reading the...
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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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Do you need a refill of joy and wonder this Christmas? Or maybe a change of perspective? Bring On the Merry is a new kind of Christmas journal that will help you rediscover the wonder and amazement of the season. Candace guides you to personally reconnect with Jesus in ways that will change your perspective and response to the timeless Christmas story through devotions, interactive activities, and classic Christmas stories. Pause and reflect, stress less, make time for inner peace, find joy in...
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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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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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Jesus Calling: Devotions for Every Dayby Sarah YoungAfter many years of writing her own words in her prayer journal, missionary Sarah Young decided to be more attentive to the Savior's voice and begin listening for what He was saying. So with pen in hand, she embarked on a journey that forever changed her and many others around the world. In these powerful pages are the words and Scriptures Jesus lovingly laid on her heart. Words of reassurance, comfort, and hope. Words that have made her...
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A Christmas tale to enchant the child in all of us (but especially meant for children ages 4-6) Spider's Gift tells the story of how everyone has something valuable to offer the baby Jesus, as long as it's offered with love. Author and zoologist Geraldine Ann Marshall spins this newest addition to the PaulineKids Tales and Legends series that includes a story, a prayer, and pages of facts and folklore about spiders. Unlike other children's Christmas books, Spider's Gift tells the story of the...
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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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This lyrical retelling of the birth of Christ is modeled after "The Night Before Christmas" Hardcover 32pages.
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The Vatican Christmas Cookbook, eagerly-awaited sequel to the acclaimed #1 bestseller, The Vatican Cookbook, has been released just in time for what is sure to be a most memorable holiday season. “Swiss Guard Chef” David Geisser offers more than 70 new recipes, some from his days in the Guard, many new versions of Christmas classics, and more fresh innovations from this award-winning leader of the new wave of European chefs. Thomas Kelly provides the rich history and lore of Christmas at the...
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A Town Called ChristmasA Christmas Musical Drama for Children and AdultsThis kit contains a script booklet, large poster, leaders CD and Music CDLeader CD includes script, drama helps, music scores, lyrics, clip art and free Adobe Acrobat Reader Installer.Music CD includes 12 recorded songs in 2 formats.
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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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This innovative activity book will appeal to children's creativity. Paint palettes on the inside front and back covers provide enough colors for 16 individual illustrations—just add water. Pages are perforated so that the final creations can be displayed on a refrigerator or bulletin board. Brush included. Pages: 16Size: 8 1/4 X 11 5/8Color: ILLUSTRATEDBinding: PAPERBACK ...
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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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In Conversation With God: Volume 1, Advent and ChristmastideAuthor Francis Fernandez-Carvajal makes generous use of the writings of the great saints as he brings you focused and moving meditations on themes taken from the Mass readings for that day, the liturgical season, and more. This work is rich and extensive enough to serve as your spiritual reading for a lifetime, as it helps you relate the particulars of the message of Christ to the ordinary circumstances of your day. Each volume is...
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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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by Jeff Burkart
Generations of children have learned the Bible from this best-selling book series. Each book includes a letter to adults that offers background to the story and suggestions for its application to effectively teach Bible stories to children. Told in easy-to-read rhyme and featuring engaging illustrations! Arch Books was selected by Christian Reader as one of the top 10 resources children should read. Once Upon a Clear, Dark Night tells the story of Christmas from Luke 2 &...
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This touch-and-feel board book celebrates the birth of Jesus! Textures will let children feel, as well as see, the events of the first Christmas. Board book, 16 pages.
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Many parents and teachers struggle with how to approach the Saint Nicholas/Santa Claus dilemma. Many deal with this by telling children that the legends surrounding Santa Claus are 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, explaining that Nicholas was a servant of God and that, through him, God's love was reflected to others. The story...
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This reader-friendly companion provides everything Catholics need for a richer experience of the Advent and Christmas seasons. Whether readers wish to follow a traditional, contemporary, or family program of devotion and prayer for Advent and Christmas, this all-in-one resource will be a treasured guidebook.The Essential Advent and Christmas Handbook covers a wide range of topics including:Morning and evening prayer servicesA short history of AdventThe preparatory nature of AdventTraditional...
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Includes stickers and poster so you can make your own Nativity scene!
This easy-to-read and fun-to-hear story book teaches little ones about the very first Christmas. Read about the angels and shepherds, Mary and Joseph and the Wise Men - everyone who helped welcome Jesus. Included with the book are two sheets of stickers and a pull-out poster. Use the stickers to complete the pictures on the story pages and to make a one-of-a-kind Nativity scene.
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Brother Francis The Story of St. Nicholas Coloring BookYou'll love the story of this bold and unselfish saint. Saint Nicholas - the giver of joyful gifts. This book contains 16 high-quality coloring pages.
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The joy and hope of Christmas are at the heart of this book intended for the whole family. Starting with the 1st of December (like an Advent calendar) each day has a new story, leading up to Christmas. Richly illustrated, this collection includes stories based on the Gospel accounts of the birth of Christ, as well as stories about Advent and Christmas customs. Also presented are original tales about living the Christmas message. Ages 6 and up
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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 Godin 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 Christian celebration of Christmas gives language to the message of faith. In the season of Advent, the church reflects both on biblical texts of repentance and judgment, and on the mystery of grace. Because of God's victorious grace we can take up the Christmas message of the angel that night at Bethlehem, and we can follow the star that leads us to worship the Son of God. This book brings together homilies that Cardinal Kasper has given over the years in the Advent and Christmas seasons....
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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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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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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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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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Prepare for and celebrate Christ’s coming with brief daily meditations for the Advent and Christmas seasons. Scripture, personal reflection, a question to think about or act to consider, and a short prayer to Mary are sure to touch your heart and lead you to a deeper relationship with Jesus and his mother, Mary.
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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,...
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During the season of Advent, we anticipate the coming of the Messiah. He who was sent was not a warrior-king, but an outcast who preached an all-inclusive love and who continues to bring God's blessed community to life each day. Saint Pio loved this Messiah and desired to be with him. One might say his entire life was a prolonged "advent," a restless anticipation of that blissful moment when he would finally be with God. The quotations found within the pages of Advent Meditations With Saint...
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Using the lyrics of what may be the most loved children's carol, this beautiful mini-book invites you to come to the manger to see the Christ Child and to rejoice in the peace, joy, and promise of salvation He brings. This book will captivate readers of all ages with the drama and the excitement of that amazing night when Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Book measures 5 1/2 X 6
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by Gloria TruittThis is a presentation of the Christmas story (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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by: Alice MaasThis book retells the events of Jesus' presentation at the Temple and his encounters with Simeon and Anna (Luke 2:21-40). 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.