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Popular author Donna-Marie Cooper OBoyle is back, this time with a book that addresses the vocation of motherhood, with all its joys and challenges. Using personal recollections, stories, Scripture, papal writings, and quotes from the saints, Donna-Marie encourages women to fully embrace their calling as mothers. The book takes an honest look at family planning, raising sons and daughters in our media age, overcoming perfectionism, single parenting, and dealing with the tough issues todays...
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I Thank God for You A Parent's Prayers Come True. Lovingly written from a parent to a child, this book expresses the many prayers and thanks offered to God as the child grows. It's also a reminder that even though the child is an adult, and so many prayers have come true, a parent never stops asking God to care for them. Hardcover. 80 pages. 4.375" x 6.75"
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A new baby�s arrival is an occasion of excitement and anticipation. Yet for a young child, it can be cause for bewilderment and distress. Hand-in-hand with endearing elf characters, author Emily Menendez-Aponte shows the way to help a child welcome the new arrival into the family with open arms! Written By Emily Menedez-Aponte. Illustrated by R.W. Alley. 32 pages; 8? x 8?. Softcover; full-color illustrations throughout.
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Supportive to both laity and clergy alike, it can be considered everyone's handbook on the family. It offers words of encouragement and practical guidance to all who find themselves amid the myriad challenges facing families around the world, including unemployment, migration, poverty, addictions, polygamy, and societal norms that pressure longstanding Catholic teachings on marriage.In this document Pope Francis continues to tap on the pastoral experience and wisdom of bishops throughout the...
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The classic Catholic marriage manual used by over 3 million engaged and newly married couples has been updated and revised for the twenty-first century. Written in a breezy, accessible style, Beginning Your Marriage is used by dioceses and parishes throughout the world as a basic text for marriage preparation. It offers a comprehensive, insightful presentation from a Catholic perspective of the issues central to the institution and sacrament of marriage, including love, fidelity,...
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Discipleship Parenting Planting the Seeds of Faith by Kim Cameron-Smith As Catholic parents, we have one fundamental mission: to raise children who know and love God, and who are so in love with Christ that they can't help but share his message. We are called not only to be disciples ourselves, but to be discipleship parents, evangelizing our children so they become disciples, too. That sounds great, but we know this is not always easy. The culture often stands in the way of our raising whole...
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Eleven Cardinals Speak on Marriage and the Family Essays from a Pastoral Viewpoint Edited by: Winfried Aymans Marriage and the family are in crisis. In October 2015, a Synod of Bishops will meet in the Vatican to discuss this important subject. In preparation for the event, eleven Cardinals from around the world have written powerful essays on some of the problems to be discussed: the challenge of providing adequate marriage preparation in a secularized world; the need for evangelization and...
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Failing Forward: Leadership Lessons for Catholic Teens Todayby Alan Migliorato, Darryl Dziedzic Raising teenagers to be principled and upright is tough enough. Raising ones who embrace the Catholic Faith can seem nigh impossible. The good news is that the teen-tested, internationally proven, five-step program explained in these pages will not only help keep your teens Catholic but can also make them genuine leaders in the Faith . . . and in the secular world as well. This simple program, which...
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By Lisa M. Hendey
With warmth and wisdom, Hendey creates an environment where Catholic moms can reflect peacefully upon often-competitive topics like parenting style, types of schooling, and working outside the home. By sharing her own story, Hendey inspires readers to better balance their own needs with the demands of family life and faith commitment.
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Father Kleba's account of Joseph, the parent of Jesus, provides a sensitive, moral, spiritual model for contemporary fathers. Joseph proves that the most masculine of men are compassionate, caring and have integrity. A must have every father grappling with parenting issues.
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You can be angry-and still be good. That�s normal. Through understanding what anger feels like and what triggers it, we can learn and teach healthy ways to handle it. �Mad Isn�t Bad� offers kids a positive and honest view of anger-and what to do with it. Written by Michaelene Mundy. Illustrated by R.W. Alley. 32 pages; 8? x 8?. Softcover; full-color illustrations throughout.
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�It�s a good way to be-and a way to be good,� say the authors of this helpful, yet entertaining children�s book. �It�s a way to care about others, ourselves, and our world. When we have the virtue of respect, we try to treat people and our whole world with extra love and kindness.� By Ted and Jenny O�Neal Illustrated by R. W. Alley 32 pages; 8? x 8?. Softcover; full-color illustrations throughout.
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This practical how-to book for kids is an invaluable tool in guiding children on the journey of moral development. Through concrete language and interactive examples, it treats such topics as honesty, peer pressure, and how to tell right from wrong. Even more, it shows kids how to go beyond doing right to doing good. By Lisa O. Engelhardt Illustrated by R.W. Alley 32 pages; 8? x 8?. Softcover; full-color illustrations throughout.
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Sweet Table Prayer Conversation DiceSpark unexpected conversations with a roll of the dice! Start a discussion, share an insight, or tell a story inspired by the words on the rolled dice. Table Talk collection reconnects loved ones at the dinner table by featuring phrases and questions that spark engagement. Affirming and encouraging messaging is complemented by vibrant colors and heartfelt design themes. Give as a gift or serve right to your family and guests. This will be a good bet to get...
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The Joy of Love (Amoris Laetitia) brings together the results of the two Synods on the Family convoked by Pope Francis in 2014 and 2015. Striking for its breadth and detail�and firmly grounded in the challenges of family experiences�the Joy of Love affirms the rich and complex reality of family life with pastoral care, speaking the language of experience and hope.Pope Francis reaches out to married couples, parents, and children in a spirit of accompaniment, asking everyone to read slowly,...
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Brusie shares her own compelling story of how she forged a new path for herself as an unmarried, pregnant college student by realizing her dreams of becoming a labor and delivery nurse, a loving, self-assured wife, and a relentless advocate for young mothers across the United States. Not only does Tiny Blue Lines help the young pregnant mother feel like she's not alone in her circumstances, but it also offers inspiration, hope, and resources to women who find themselves peering down at their...
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With compassionate but realistic guidance, author Emily Menendez-Aponte (herself a child of divorced parents) reassures children that divorce is not their fault, and that they will always be loved and cared for. She offers tips for working through tricky feelings and working out sticky problems, such as loyalty conflicts and schedule confusion.Elf-Help books for Kids
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All of us are called to keep striving towards something greater than ourselves and our families, and every family must feel this constant impulse. Let us make this journey as families, let us keep walking together. Pope Francis, Amoris LaetitiaIn his groundbreaking work on modern family life, Amoris Laetitia: On Love in the Family, Pope Francis continues to guide and lead the Church, calling us to be a sign of mercy and encouragement for families of all shapes and sizes.In Amoris Laetitia: On...
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Daily Meditations (with Scripture) for Busy Moms by Patricia Robertson 10th Anniversary Edition. 255 pages; Paperback.
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How To Survive Being Married to a CatholicUses a lively cartoon format. This book gives clear and honest answers to over 80 questions often asked by non-Catholic partners in interfaith marriages.
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by John RosemondPicture respectful, responsible, obedient children who entertain themselves without television or video games, do their own homework, and have impeccable manners. A pie-in-the-sky fantasy? Not so, says family psychologist and bestselling author John Rosemond. Any parent who so desires can grow children who fit that description -- happy, emotionally healthy children who honor their parents and their families with good behavior and do their best in school. In the 1960s,...
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By Christine GibsonChristine Gibson's Saints on Call will help mothers in every walk of life to pray and reflect on the opportunities for holiness found in daily life. Designed with the on-the-go mom in mind--and featuring over 50 reflections--this book is helpfully categorized by a mother's daily situations and struggles. In just a few minutes, read about the life of a saint, learn from their example, and be led with them in prayer for the needs of your day. From the practical problems of...
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By Danielle Bean and Elizabeth FossSmall Steps for Catholic Moms offers daily prompts and suggestionssmall stepsfor every day of the year to encourage Catholic moms to attain that elusive balance between action and contemplation in everyday life. Each days entry includes a short prayer from a saint, a personal prayer composed from the hearts of two mothers, and a small call to action, making this the perfect prayer companion for the busy mom looking for bite-sized spiritual nourishment. ...