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This accessible, easy-to-use liturgical aid provides a practical tool for priests, deacons, and lay pastoral ministers as they help grieving Catholics plan the funeral of a loved one. Families can select the readings and prayers that they find most fitting and record them on an easy-to-follow selection sheet. This sheet is then passed on to the presiding priest or his designate so that he can prepare the liturgy. Paperback; 128 pgs.
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A self-help book that has helped hundreds of thousands of readers. Its succinct, meaningful guidelines and hope-filled illustrations have reassured those who grieve that out of their pain can come profound, transforming healing.By Karen Katafiasz. A gift book, a self-help book that has helped hundreds of thousands of readers. Its succinct, meaningful guidelines and hope-filled illustrations have reassured those who grieve that out of their pain can come profound, transforming healing. 88...
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ABC's of Healthy Grieving: A Companion for Everyday Coping by Harold Ivan SmithNationally recognized grief educator Harold Ivan Smith brings over twenty-five years of professional experience in grief recovery to ABCs of Healthy Grieving. Seventy-two brief suggestions for healthy grieving, each two-pages in length and titled starting with a letter of the alphabet followed by an "I Can" statement, encourage those suffering the loss of a loved one to grow through grief spiritually and...
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An Empty Cradle A Full Heart: Reflections for Mothers and Fathers after Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Infant DeathNearly a million parents suffer a miscarriage or infant death each year, and the grief and emotions experienced after a miscarriage or the death of an infant are often hard to express. This collection of more than a hundred short meditations beautifully interweaves the very real feelings of bereaved parents with Scripture passages that provide comfort, direction, and a sense of...
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Chicken Soup for the Grieving Soul Stories About Life, Death and Overcoming the Loss of a Loved OneBy Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen272 pages | PaperbackWhen you're grieving, it helps to read stories from other people who have been through the same thing. Losing a family member or dear friend is a shared human experience. You'll find comfort, inspiration and camraderie in these revealing personal stories from other people who have lost loved ones. ...
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384 pages, paperback When our loved ones leave this world, our connection with them does not end. These 101 stories about amazing connections, angels, and answered prayers will inspire and comfort you.Death takes away the physical presence of our loved ones, but not their spirit. Sometimes they send us signs from beyond, or come to us in dreams or as angels. Sometimes our loved ones visit Heaven but come back because it’s not their time. Your faith will be renewed and you’ll be awed by these...
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Compassion in the face of pain, anguish, or unspeakable evil often produces confusion and bewilderment: How can someone endure such unjust suffering with such calm? Wouldn't it be more natural, and more proper, to not be calm at all? In Compassion, Christina Feldman draws over 30 years of experience as a Buddhist to explain how ordinary people are able to use compassion to overcome negative feelings like tragedy, pain, and terror. Feldman first examines compassion itself, using Buddhist texts...
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Every person who lives will experience loss—loved ones get sick and die, long-time jobs end, a spouse or best friend leaves. Who or what will be a source of strength and solace to see one through? The daily Scripture or quote, brief reflection, and prayer in the 29th title in the Spiritual Life Series will help readers respond with hope and faith to the inevitable suffering and sorrow that come into every life as well as help heal the brokenness that is experienced. Author: ALLAN F....
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Defying Gravity How Choosing Joy Lifted My Family from Death to Life By: Joe Sikorra This moving story shows how a family found joy after their hopes and dreams were shattered by the rare, fatal neurological illness of their two sons. Told by the family's father, a popular Catholic radio host and marriage counselor, it recounts the way he and his wife received the courage and the support they needed to give their children abundant, fulfilling lives in spite of their gradual decline. What...
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Facing Cancer with God's Help (Memorial Edition): A Personal Journey
by Jeanne Carol Martin
We all need God's help, but that need is most keenly felt at times when we are suffering and are afraid. A life threatening illness placed Jeanne Martin on a personal journey that led her to a closeness with God that gave her hope, taught her to trust, and filled her with peace. Jeanne shares her story in Facing Cancer with God's Help.Jeanne lost her battle with cancer in February 2004, in this new,...
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Finding Your Way After Your Parent Dies: Hope for Grieving Adults Author: Richard Gilbert Rev. Richard Gilbert has created a compassionate guide for those struggling with the loss of a parent. Bringing many years of experience in bereavement counseling, Gilbert sketches out some of the issues that arise in the wake of a parent's death and offers practical suggestions for navigating these difficulties. From the disorientation that can come immediately after death to relating to the surviving...
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Finding Your Way After Your Spouse DiesAuthor: Marta Felber There is nothing you need more than the warm, reassuring voice of one who has traveled this path before. . . and survived after suffering the death of a spouse. In Finding Your Way After Your Spouse Dies, Marta Felber offers just such a voice-caring, hopeful, always pointing ahead to a tomorrow that will be a little easier than today. Having experienced her own spouse's death, Felber is never glib or simplistic. She knows the grief...
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Grief, like a fingerprint, is unique to every person. The circumstances that cause grief are particular — losing a loved one; losing a job or home; losing trust or a dream — and can develop suddenly or over a long, painful period of time. When we grieve, we all long for light in the dark places. We need a light to warm our hearts when they are chilled by grief. For Those Who Grieve includes 22 brief devotions and prayers, drawing on the saints, Scripture, and modern reflections to encourage...
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Gentle Keeping: Prayers and Services for Remembering Departed Loved Ones Throughout the Year Author: Mauryeen O'Brien, O.P. At last a book of simple prayers and prayer services for those who mourn that is intended for use at the dining room table or on the living room couch. Author and bereavement ministry leader Mauryeen O'Brien offers grieving loved ones words for remembering those who have died. Designed for use in the home with family and friends, Gentle Keeping offers comfort for the...
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May you sense your loved ones spirit on a lazy sunshine dayand know the one you miss delights to watch you laugh and play.The Gift of a Memory is a warm and gentle gift of love that commemorates the loss of a special life and celebrates our most cherished memories. Each page, with its tender prose and reflective artwork, is a hug for the healing heart.Created to be a welcome friend for lifes emotional journey of loss, this keepsake offers sensitive compassion, hope, and comfort. A beautiful...
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God Will Carry You Through Gift Book
Sometimes a little divine intervention is all the soul needs to heal. God Will Carry You Through contains uplifting stories and helpful reminders to push us through life�s challenges, big or small. Hardcover; 208 pages. Written by Max Lucado; 5.25" W x 7.25" H x 0.8" D
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GRIEF: Wisdom From the Sages
An anthology of the wisdom of poets, philosophers and theologians who endured life�s most painful experiences. 72 pages. Author: Barbara R. Wise
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Grief: A Journey Through Loss CD by David Kauffman Spirit filled music woven together with inspirational“mini-talks” that sing and speak to a theme along ourfaith journey we call a “milestone.” Grief is perfectduring a commute, walk or quiet time in prayer. Includes: Be With Me LordOut of DarknessThis is What I’m Working throughWrite On My HeartMake A New Life Here
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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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Each devotion includes:
Scripture passage and prayer
Steps Toward Healing questions
Space for journaling
Readings for holidays and special occasions also included
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Losing a loved one is perhaps the most painful and overwhelming of life's experiences. It challenges you physically and emotionally and raises tough questions about the future -- about where God is in the midst of your pain. Your key to understanding all these issues -- and healing -- is your Catholic Faith.Grieving with the Help of Your Catholic Faith gives Catholics a meaningful way to help themselves or others through this challenging time. With personal stories, reassuring prayers, and...
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8 1/2″ x 11″ 2 color book, 95 pages 8 entries for guests names, email and addresses.Beautifully bound in sturdy black leatherette. Inspirational Psalms on each page.
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9 1/2″ x 6″ 2 color book, 112 acid free pages for plenty of guests of many different occasions. Bound in sturdy cream leatherette. Inspirational Psalms on each page.
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9 1/2″ x 6″ 2 color book, 112 acid free pages for plenty of guests of many different occasions. Bound in sturdy red leatherette. Inspirational Psalms on each page.
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The process of preparing a Catholic funeral can be a healing and life-giving experience for all who are involved. This resource provides parish staffs with a thorough treatment of the various funeral rites—from the first meeting with families after death through the burial. It offers pastoral guidance for collaborating with families, preparing the liturgical environment and music, selecting prayer texts, scheduling liturgical ministers, and ways for your parish to be a source of comfort, hope,...
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Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations For Working Through GriefAfter suffering the loss of her 16-year-old daughter in a horse-riding accident, Hickman began the long and painful journey through her particular "valley of shadows." With a heart to help others process their grief, she offers 365 daily meditations, quotes, and brief prayers that helped her move with courage down the road to recovery. 384 pages, softcover from William Morrow. ...
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Holding God in My Hands Personal Encounters With The Divine PAUL WILKESThrough reflection and personal experience, Paul Wilkes examines the power of the Eucharist to impart healing grace, spiritual strength, and peace to both communicants and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion. Compelling stories from his hospital Eucharistic Ministry reflect the exceptional writing for which he is known. Wilkes takes the reader on a journey to realize God's love for us as the personal stories bring the...
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Hope to Die: The Christian Meaning of Death and the Resurrection of the Body By Scott Hahn, Emily Stimpson Chapman As Catholics, we believe in the resurrection of the body. We profess it in our creed. We’re taught that to bury and pray for the dead are corporal and spiritual works of mercy. We honor the dead in our Liturgy through the Rite of Christian burial. We do all of this, and more, because when Jesus Christ took on flesh for the salvation of our souls he also bestowed great dignity on...
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Pages: 104Format: Hardcover Beautiful New Expanded Edition Includes: Blessing and prayersSpecial presentation pagesPhotos of readers’ beloved companions Franciscan Jack Wintz wants you to know—the Bible gives us many clues that we will be with our pets in heaven for eternity! “Our God is a God of overflowing love, goodness, and beauty who is ready to give over everything to those he loves. This goodness is reflected in the whole family of creation. When God says of any creature, whether human...
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Children's hardcover picture book. A thoughtfully written and illustrated book that offers consolation and hope to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one.
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I'll Hold You in HeavenBy: Jack W. HayfordWhat happened to my baby after she died? Will I ever see her again---or recognize her? Why did God let this tragedy happen? What if I've had an abortion? Drawing from concrete passages in Scripture, Hayford offers compassionate, reassuring answers for parents who've lost children through miscarriage, stillbirth, abortion, or early infant death.
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Look at the Light Words on Loss and Love from Sofia Cavalletti Patricia Coulter Order code: CGSLL | 978-1-61671-508-3 | Paperback | 5 3/8 x 8 3/8 | 80 pages | Language: EnglishDuring times of suffering, loss, and grief, each of us needs companions who console and strengthen us. As Christians, we also need to understand our experience in light of our faith. At such times, Sofia Cavalletti offered her friend Patricia Coulter such guidance and encouragement. We will all benefit from reading the...
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May I Walk You Home? Courage and Comfort for Caregivers of the Very Ill Author: Joyce Hutchison Author: Joyce Rupp Reissued on its tenth anniversary, May I Walk You Home? remains an invaluable resource for professional caregivers and loved ones assisting someone on their final journey home. Accompanied by the experience and empathy of hospice educator Joyce Hutchison and the wisdom and inspiration of best-selling author Joyce Rupp, readers will discover the courage necessary to embrace the...
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May You Find Comfort: A Blessing for Times of Grieving Author: Joyce Rupp Bereavement ministers, parish nurses, priests, deacons, and other members of pastoral teams will appreciate this simple booklet as a gift for the bereaved. It offers an elegant prayer and meditation in a beautiful layout, expressing the deep care and concern of the faith community.Joyce Rupp is well known for her best-selling books on spiritual growth, but she is also the author of numerous books on grief and...
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Mortal Blessings: A Sacramental Farewell Author: Angela Alaimo O'Donnell Winner of a 2015 Catholic Press Award: Family Life Category (First Place). In this lyrical adieu to her mother, renowned Catholic essayist, poet, and professor Angela O�Donnell explores how the mundane tasks of caregiving during her mother�s final days�bathing, feeding, taking her for a walk in her wheelchair�became rituals or ordinary sacraments that revealed traces of the divine. With Joan Didion�s grasp of grief, the...
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Fr. Joe Kempf gives us an excellent resources for both adults and kids to help us deal with loss. Fr. Joe really understands the grieving process and offers excellent advice for those at any stage of that journey. Paperback; 102 pgs.
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Not many books have been written to help the grieving son or daughter deal with the new reality of a deceased father. Smith has combined personal stories from Frederick Buechner, Norman Vincent Peale, Corrie ten Boom, James Dobson, and many other well- known people to help others through their grieving process."Since my own father died when I was only 12, I found a lot of solid comfort in this book… I like to think of my dad as not gone, but just gone on ahead. This book allows me to do just...
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A book for little readers encountering loss and grief for the first time.Piggy and his heavenly friends, Fuzzbuzz and Bubbleberry, walk together through Piggy's first moments in heaven—eating grass, wondering if heavenly piggies have wings, and looking forward to being reunited with loved ones. With humor and understanding, Piggy in Heaven celebrates the reality that we bring our own endearing personalities into the life Christ grants us after death. This is a sad book and a funny book....
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Prayers For Those Who GrieveIs a whisper from the heart of Heaven,A tender reminder, that when your heart is torn,The unfailing grace and love of God holds you.Press on dear friendYou are loved more than you know.Jill Kelly knows the sorrow of loss. After burying her 8-year old son, Hunter, she spent countless days and nights expressing her grief to God in her tear-stained journals and watching Him turn that grief into peace. In this gift of comfort, Jills prayers for those who journey through...
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Praying Our Goodbyes: A Spiritual Companion Through Life's Losses and SorrowsAuthor: Joyce Rupp With 250,000 copies sold, this new edition of Joyce Rupp�s most popular book offers a fresh opportunity for readers to reflect, ritualize, and reorient themselves as they navigate life�s inevitable changes. Everyone has unique goodbyes�times of losing someone or something that has given life meaning and value. With the touch of a poet, Joyce Rupp offers her wisdom on "these experiences of leaving...
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The author's 30-day prayer, action, scripture, and journaling routine offers guidance and consolation while being simple enough for the newly widowed to manage. This meaningful gift will help a grieving friend to find wholeness and peace once again.
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Right now is a hard time. And whether its a hard time for you, or for someone you know, these words are here to offer support. To help you through today. To bring you to tomorrow. These words are to live with, to hold to, and to take to heart. To read until you believe them. Cloth hardcover with bellyband 7"H x 5.75"W 64 pages
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Every caregiver’s story is unique, but one thing you all have in common is that you need to be nourished to have the resilience and compassion to tend to the needs of those you love. The Caregiver’s Companion approaches caregiving not as a burden, but as an opportunity to grow and receive graces and blessings. Written by the founders of Nourish for Caregivers—an organization that seeks to improve the health and spiritual wellbeing of caregivers—this beautifully designed, full-color journal is...
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THE FUNERAL RITES PARTICIPATION BOOKLET Contains sections from the Order of Christian Funerals Vigil for the Deceased and Rite of Committal, as well as General Norms for Catholic Funerals. Product Code: 81/04Pages: 80Author: INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION ON ENGLISH IN THE LITURGYSize: 4 3/8 X 6 3/4Color: BLUEBinding: PAPERBACK
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Everyone has heard of the golden streets and pearly gates of heaven, but what will eternal life actually be like? Trusted pastor and bestselling author, Dr. Charles Stanley, explores the immeasurable perfection of the life Jesus promised in our heavenly home in this beautiful new book, The Gift of Heaven.
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The Light Shines on in the Darkness Transforming Suffering through Faith By: Fr. Robert Spitzer S.J Why would an all-loving God allow suffering? Are not suffering and love opposed to one another? Does suffering have any meaning or benefit? Is there any objective evidence for God, for a soul that will survive bodily death, for the resurrection of Jesus? Who is God anyway – benevolent and loving, or angry and retributive? Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., gives a comprehensive response to these...
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The Shared Roomby Kao Kalia YangA family gradually moves forward after the loss of a child—a story for readers of all ages Tenderly, and with refreshing authenticity, beloved Minnesota writer Kao Kalia Yang tells the story of a Hmong American family living with loss and tremendous love. Bringing a message of comfort and hope to readers young and old, her direct and poignant words are accompanied by the evocative and expressive drawings of Hmong American artist Xee Reiter. There is such...