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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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by Julie Desloge Dubray & June Arthur HermanHave you ever seen downtown St. Louis from the top of the Arch? Played in the fountains at Citygarden? Heard the lions roar at the Saint Louis Zoo? Get ready for a whimsical journey with Goodnight St. Louis! An exploration of the region�s most popular attractions, iconic landmarks, historical neighborhoods, and family-friendly locations. Hardcover; 25 pgs.
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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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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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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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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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Legend Of The Candy Caneby Lori WalburgOne dark November night a stranger rides into a small prairie town. Who is he? Why has he come? The townspeople wish he were a doctor, a dressmaker, or a trader. But the children have the greatest wish of all, a deep, quiet, secret wish. Then a young girl named Lucy befriends the newcomer. When he reveals his identity and shares with her the legend of the candy cane, she discovers fulfillment of her wishes and the answer to her town's dreams. Now will she...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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by: Melinda Busch
This book retells the story of Jesus� Birth (Luke 2:1-20). The Arch� Book 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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When Donald Zolan painted sweet angels and gave them wings to light upon these pages, he declared that Christmas is in the air! He made them bright with the light of heaven and sparkling with the joy of holiness. They beckon the reader to come and discover the truth and beauty of Christmas. There, amidst the stardust, readers will also find joyful quotes and timeless carols resounding with Christmas peace, hope, and gladness.This lovely book is a sure way to share the joy and love of this...
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There is nothing more beautiful than the Christmas season as it is celebrated at St. Peter's Basilica and throughout Vatican City. The dark nights, glowing candles, incense and music infuse the season with the spirit of God. This book will help you mark the events of the season. Guided by the Holy Fathers, you will hear the meaning of Advent, honor the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, adore with the shepherds on Christmas Eve, experience the morning of the Nativity itself, listen to a call...
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Paula D'Arcy is a grief counselor and in this issue of Daybreaks she shows us how to truly approach this holiday season from the heart. She also describes what we can bring to Advent and Christmas to make them a more gratifying experience for ourselves and others. Each reflection--enhanced with full-color artwork--takes only a few moments but can help you enjoy the season in ways that will have a lasting impact all year long.
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Advent and Christmas is the time we celebrate our Lord, Jesus Christ, and reflect upon the miracle of His birth. As Catholics, how can we truly reflect and be thankful for the glorious gift of salvation His birth gave to us? Daybreaks offers the faithful daily meditations and prayers that guide us to a quite, special place with God. Taking only a few moments each day, Daybreaks provides a way to renew our faith and become capable of seeing through the hectic pace of the holidays and...
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Advent calls us to focus on preparation. Being prepared for the birth of Jesus Christ is something we can only better with each Advent and Christmas season. Daybreaks by Fr. Jim Torrens, SJ offers daily meditations to deepen your connection to God and help you prepare for the celebration of Christ's birth. In a season where it is easy to lose sight on what's important, Fr. Torrens provides insight and reflection to keep you focused on the arrival of our Savior.
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Well-known writer and preacher on social-justice issues Father John Kavanaugh will lead readers on an Advent journey reflecting on the needs of God's created world and our responsibilities to our fellow human beings, who are members of the Body of Christ. Every day of Advent is a prayerful opportunity for spiritual growth with Daybreaks, a thought-provoking collection of fresh, lively Advent prayers and reflections that link the gospel to everyday life.Each page includes a list of...
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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! 5" x 7". 32 pages.
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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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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 in the Manger tells the story of Christ's birth to very young children. Warm and inviting illustrations with enchanting, interactive flaps help toddlers learn to recognize Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus, as well as the angel Gabriel, Mary's house in Nazareth and the stable in Bethlehem. This engaging book will be enjoyed over and over again by little ones who will soon be telling the Christmas story themselves. Ages 2 years old and up
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Mary and Her Faithful Heart BookTeach about Mother Mary as you read from this beautifully written, hardcover storybook. Help your children understand the true impact of Mary's loving and faithful heart as she said "yes" to God's plan for her to become the mother of Jesus. Full-color illustrations and rhyming passages bring this story to life, capturing kids' attention during story time. It makes the perfect faith-filled gift for baptisms, christenings and first communions.Children will enjoy...
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by Joan TietzArch Books tell 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. Each Arch Book presents a complete Bible story in a fun-to-read way. This Arch Book tells the story of Christmas as told in Luke 2:1-20.
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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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Join Rachel on a magical journey as she meets someone (Saint Nicholas) who knows the true story of Santa Claus and discovers the true meaning of Christmas that is revealed in God's love. The glorious illustrations will delight both children and adults! Perfect for ages 4-7.
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by Michelle Medlock AdamsThis Arch Book tells about the birth of Jesus as revealed in Luke 2. From The Shepherds Shook in their ShoesOne night while shepherds did their jobsAnd watched their sheep with careAn angel of the Lord appearedAnd gave them quite a scare!
The shepherds' hearts were full of fearThey shook right in their shoesBut then the angel called to them"Fear not, I've got good news!"
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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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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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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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Perfect for uniting families in prayers of thanks and inspiration, this double-sided, table-tent prayer card offers families a wonderful opportunity to spend quality time of devotion together while celebrating the arrival of Jesus. This prayer card commemorates the reason God sent Jesus to earth, and in doing so, reveals the warmth and love that God freely gives to us all. 14" x 8-1/2" folded to 3-1/2" x 8-1/2" Double-sided
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Let the inspiring words of Pope Francis guide your Advent journey of preparation so that you can fully celebrate the birth of Christ. This daily devotional includes Scripture citations for each day of the season, a selection of the Holy Father's writings, reflection questions, and a prayer. It will be the perfect volume to remind you to slow down and breathe in God's spirit, no matter how busy you find yourself! Ideal for individuals or groups desiring greater spiritual awareness during this...
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Awaiting the Child : An Advent Journalby Isabel AndersThis book speaks to us on multiple levels, probing deeply into Advent's rich tapestry of paradox and splendor while showing the spiritual way through this secularly dominated season of the year. Paperback.
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Teach children the Christmas story with the Best-Loved Christmas Stories Arch Book, a 50th anniversary edition that includes six complete Arch Book favorites:Mary's Christmas Story, Joseph's Christmas Story, Baby Jesus Is Born, The Shepherds Shook in Their Shoes, The Star of Wonder, & My Merry Christmas Arch Book
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Traditional Nativity Offering Envelope3 1/8" X 6 1/4"; 100 pkg
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Christmas Remembered by Tomie dePaolaIn this enchanting Christmas memoir, critically acclaimed artist/author Tomie dePaola shares his love the the season in fifteen vivid memories spanning six decades. Wherever he lived - as a teenager in Connecticut, an art student in Brooklyn, a novice monk in Vermont, or an artist in New Hampshire - Tomie's enthusiasm for the holiday reflects the original style in which he has always celebrated Christmas.Paperback, 96 pages ...
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The response to the tale so far has been remarkable. As it turns out- this book is appealing to the heart of the child of any age. Adults are saying, �I never teared up before reading a children�s book.� A mother writes, �My children were immediately drawn into this story by the beautiful and endearing illustrations. This narrative is a wonderful way to communicate the religious meaning of Easter through our cultural idea of the Easter Bunny. It will be a favorite in our house for years to...
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Easter Bunny's Amazing Day SPANISH VERSIONMeet the Risen Jesus with an amazing bunny and his amazing tale--in this beautifully illustrated hardcover children's book now available in Spanish!Children will learn about Jesus' friendship and comfort through the eyes of a timid bunny rabbit who experiences first hand the love and joy Jesus brings. For adults, this story becomes a simple Lenten reflection that lets you approach Jesus as a little child and celebrate Easter without banishing the...
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Here's a treasure trove of exciting ideas that will enable your family to focus anew on preparing for the holy time of Advent and Christmas! With a fresh, lively set of suggestions that will attract young and old alike, Joy to the World will help lay the foundation for long-lasting family memories.
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Lent calls each of us to be hobos: Homeward Bound pilgrims who cannot rest until we rest in God, our final destination. Paperback.
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This day-by-day booklet for families is a perfect companion for the season of Advent. Each week begins with a reflection on the Sunday Gospel for parents and children to read together, followed by daily reflection, simple activities, and prayers.
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ARE YOU LOOKING for a way this Lent to return to the Church or to develop a more fervent practice of your faith? A Time of Blessing is the perfect help. The holy season of Lent speaks to our daily struggles and sorrows, showing how the answer to all life�s troubles is found in the Mystery of Jesus Christ. This handy little booklet provides a series of original reflections to guide you through every day of Lent into the heart of that Mystery. By spending a few moments meditating on the...
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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.