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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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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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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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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery 101 Inspirational and Comforting Stories about Surviving the Loss of a Loved One By Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen and Amy Newmark384 pages | PaperbackThis collection of comforting stories provides support in your time of need. Find inspiration in stories about coping with loss, regaining your strength, appreciating life, and finding new joy.When you’re hurting, it helps to read stories from other people who have been through the same thing....
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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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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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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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For fifty years Good Grief has helped millions of readers rediscover hope after loss. Now this classic text is available in a new edition. The anniversary gift edition includes space for readers to record thoughts about their personal experience with grief.
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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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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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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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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 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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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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If you seek consolation, comfort, peace or inspiration, these stories will help you discover God sitting next to you, waiting with open arms to embrace you. Each story is like a modern parable containing a pearl of wisdom. You may dive deep to retrieve these pearls, or you may find them near the surface, easily within your grasp. Let them surprise you as you discover the priceless gift of God�s love hidden in each one. They are meant to bring you peace, comfort, healing and joy, even in the...
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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...
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Two Moms: One in Heaven-One on Earth by Laurie DonatoneTwo children feeling sad and alone from the loss of their mom who went to heaven find themselves on a journey with their new mom on earth. This is a sweet story of comfort, healing, faith, hope, love, and a future given to them all by the grace and goodness of God.
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When God & Cancer Meet: True Stories of Hope and Healingby Lynn Eib A book of powerful stories about cancer patients and their families who have been touched by God in miraculous ways�some in their bodies, others in their minds, all in their spirits�offers inspiring testimony that, when God and cancer meet, cancer is conquered. The author, herself a cancer survivor, gives us a behind-the-scenes glimpse of 18 personal encounters with God. ...
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When God & Grief Meetby Lynn EibFrom the author of When God & Cancer Meet comes this powerful message for mourners. Each chapter contains inspiring real-life stories of grievers from all walks of life who have faced difficult losses. The focus of the stories is not the circumstances of how the loved ones died, but how those left behind are finding the strength to continue living without them.Written in the heartfelt, hopeful style for which Lynn Eib has become known, this book contains warm...
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Many of us will grieve the death of a friend. Yet, this particular kind of grief is not recognized as often as that experienced when a spouse, child, or parent dies. Grief counselor and speaker Harold Ivan Smith has worked with "friend grief" both professionally and personally. In this short volume, he offers comfort and encouragement to those who have lost a friend by validating their grief, urging them to give their grief a voice, and remembering their friend.Paperback.
When Your Friend...
WHILE THEY LAST!
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Losing a grandparent is often a child�s first experience with grief. The ordeal can be as bewildering as it is painful. Explaining what happens from a child�s-eye view, the little elves in this book depict the difficult days before, after, and beyond a grandparent�s death. They explore the meaning of death and heaven, as well as how to stay close in spirit with a grandparent who has died. With ideas for action and questions for discussion, this creative guide will help you help your grieving...
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Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?By: Melvin TinkerWhy is doing good no guarantee for an easy life? One of the most common objections to the Christian Faith is "If God created the universe, and is still in control of it, then why does he allow the suffering and injustice?" Melvin Tucker considers the different opinions people have before investigating the biblical answers about a crucial topic that needs to be faced by an evangelistic church. He looks at the situations biblical...
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A Universal Question, thoughtfully answered!What do you think: Will we see our dogs and cats in the hereafter? Does God's plan for eternity include the created nonhuman world? Franciscan friar and popular writer Father Jack Wintz brings a love for all creation and infectious enthusiasm to the serious task of exploring answers to these long-asked questions,In Will I See My Dog in Heaven? Father Jack admits that no one really knows what God has in mind for us in the next life. But in ten...
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Words Of Comfort For Every DayI Love You, Lord: Minute Meditations Featuring Selected Scripture Texts And Short Prayers To The LordWords Of Comfort For Every Day Short meditation for every day, including a Scripture text and a meditative prayer to God the Father. Illustrated and printed in two colors. Includes ribbon marker. Pages: 192 Author: REV. JOSEPH T. SULLIVAN Size: 4 X 6 1/4 Color: TERRACOTTA Binding: DURA-LUX
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Kate Merrick examines the Bible's gritty stories of resilient women as well as her own experience losing a child,a journey followed by more than a million on prayfordaisy.com,to reveal the reality of surprising joy and deep hope even in the midst of heartache.
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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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Each devotion includes:
Scripture passage and prayer
Steps Toward Healing questions
Space for journaling
Readings for holidays and special occasions also included