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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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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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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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Discover the Story The Story Egg is a family activity that celebrates the true meaning of Easter. This family activity includes a hardcover book and 7 wooden nesting Eggs. The Story Egg book begins on Palm Sunday and ends on Easter Sunday. Each Egg within the set of nesting Eggs has a rhyming story that relates to a particular day in Holy Week, leading up to Easter Sunday. As the children open each Egg they will discover the Easter story and the journey of Jesus through Holy week. This book...
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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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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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Keeping the Seasons: Bilingual Print and Digital Resources for Your Parish allows you to provide bilingual catechesis, prayer, and spiritual nourishment to your parishioners throughout the weeks of Advent and Christmas Time. This resource includes seven handouts, in English and in Spanish, one for each week of Advent and Christmas. On the front of each handout is a prayer, illustration, and a reflection on the Sunday Scripture. On the back is catechesis for each weekday about the day's...
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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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Each day contains a refection written by Sr. Theresa based on the liturgy of the day for all of Lent, Holy Week, and Easter. The devotional also includes a memento mori examen or review of the day, a daily moment of intercessory prayer, and daily reflections on death from the tradition, including the Church Fathers and many of the saints.
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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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Blessings and Prayers for Families and Households Jay CormierThe Advent wreath symbolizes the passage of time during the four weeks leading to Christmas. Jay Cormier encourages individuals and families to not just admire their home wreath, but to pray together around the wreath throughout the season. This popular leaflet has been updated in full-color to include revised prayers and Scripture text from the New American Bible, Revised Edition. Three-minute prayer services for each week of...
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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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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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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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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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In Conversation With God: Volume 7, Feasts, July-DecemberAuthor 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 small...
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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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Nicholas was still a young child when he discovered a very special secret that changed his life forever. It was the gift of giving, by which he brought happiness to many people; but in sharing this gift Nicholas had to face many dangers.Here is the fascinating story of the boy whose love and care for others make him one of the most popular figures of all times. Today, more than sixteen centuries later, the entire world celebrates the kindness and generosity of the man we call Santa Claus.Based...
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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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A Busy Parent's Guide to a Meaningful Lent Lent. With children. Mom and theologian Maria Christina Morrow can relate to your sigh. Lent is a time of sacrifice, but Lent with little ones (or medium ones, or older ones) can seem like sacrifice with an extra helping of penance. Why? Because parenting comes with its own set of sacrifices, made daily. But being a busy parent doesn't mean you (and the whole family) can't do Lent well. A Busy Parent's Guide to a Meaningful Lent is the book you've...
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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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This small book has rich seeds to nurture your faith in both the Lenten Season and beyond. Rich in spiritual primers, it can help you to take stock of your life and live better the grace of your Baptism. Spend a little time with one of the Readings of the Day followed by a brief reflection from an early or recent Tradition of the Church. Continue your prayer time with a suggested concrete act of conversion and end with a Saint’s prayer or one by the author. Pages: 112Author: BERNARD-MARIE,...
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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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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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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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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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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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Bethlehem Sky CD by Liam Lawton TRACKS INCLUDED ON THE CD: 1 See amid the Winter's Snow 2 Nowell, Nowell 3 The Maiden and Her Child 4 It Came Upon the Midnight Clear 5 The Darkest Midnight 6 Sing of a Lady 7 Bethlehem Sky 8 O Holy Night 9 Ave Maria 10 Rose In December 11 Never Be the Same 12 Silent Night
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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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Helps children understand this time of preparation for the birth of Jesus. Full-color illustrations. Pages: 32Author: REV. JUDE WINKLER, O.F.M. CONV.Size: 5 1/2 X 7 3/8Color: ILLUSTRATEDBinding: PAPERBACK
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Need a fun way to help children learn about the true meaning of Christmas? This activity book is designed to teach children all about Our Lord's nativity using puzzles and activities to accompany this favorite Bible story. Now you can actively engage children and reinforce the reason for the season—the birth of Christ. Ideal for ages 4 - 7. Format: PaperbackPages: 32Dimensions(Inches): 8.25 x 11.00 ...
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Christmas holds a warm place in the heart as no other time of year. It is the joyful celebration of God's love in the birth of Jesus, the Word made flesh. The Christmas novena has long been one of the most cherished ways to prepare for the coming of the Messiah. Christmas Novena guides readers on a pilgrimage of the heart and is a spiritual treasure that you will want to make a part of your preparation for Christmas each year.
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Christmas Picture Sudoku is a fun brain game that encourages your children, ages 4 and up, to improve problem solving skills, spot patterns, improve concentration, and think creatively as each Bible-themed puzzle is solved. Your young learners will solve 18 sudoku puzzles using the 200-plus included stickers. Then, for additional challenges and endless play, you can download the free app, where puzzles are solved by dragging and dropping each picture into the correct square. If the puzzle is...
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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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BY PAULA D'ARCY 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. Booklet ...
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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...