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Popular author Donna-Marie Cooper O�Boyle 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 today�s...
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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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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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Celebrating Sunday for Catholic Families 2019–2020 is the perfect resource for those looking to enrich their family’s life of faith! Simple and approachable, this book is designed to guide even the busiest families to more fully integrate the Sunday Gospel into their everyday lives. Use Celebrating Sunday for Catholic Families 2019–2020: In your carAt the dinner tableBefore bedtime and start reflecting on the Gospel as a family! Encouraging family attendance and participation at Sunday Mass,...
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Daily Meditations (with Scripture) for Busy Moms by Patricia Robertson 10th Anniversary Edition. 255 pages; Paperback.
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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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Our Family Book of LifeCelebrate and record the important events of your family’s faith life in this elegant calligraphic keepsake book. The sections are arranged according to the sequence of the sacraments as they are presented in the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Each sacramental celebration has two pages of religious commentary plus ample space to record your family’s sacramental history. Includes 13 pages of genealogical charts and lots of space for pictures. Pages numbers and a table...
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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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When our children become adults, we can�t hold them on our laps and protect them like we used to. We need new strategies for caring for them. And the most important strategy of all is to lift up our adult sons and daughters in prayer and place them in the heart of God. When we do so, God�s love is unleashed�in them and in us. God can replace our worries and discouragement with refreshment and hope. Our Father moves mountains of worry and discouragement, leaving new refreshment and delight in...
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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 suggestions�small steps�for every day of the year to encourage Catholic moms to attain that elusive balance between action and contemplation in everyday life. Each day�s 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. ...
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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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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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�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:...
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For more than a decade, Matthew Kelly has been traveling the world inspiring people to become the-best-version-of-themselves. During this time he has been amazed at how regularly he is asked: How do I encourage my children to embrace this message? How does your message apply to a family? Now, for the first time, Kelly shares with us remarkable insights and sensible everyday strategies for transforming the family into what it should be: a place where each of us can become the-best-version-of-our...
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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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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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Pope Francis takes a pastoral approach to the family in this long-awaited exhortation. This is an important document that will guide the Church for years to come in its care and attention to the family in all its dimensions. A study guide is included so it can be used for small-group discussion and reflection. Or read it together as a family!Paperback.
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Designed to decrease anti-social behaviors and increase faith practices, this unique program, as developed in the Archdiocese of St. Louis, moves away from punitive methods of dealing with anti-social behavior, getting to the root cause of the issue.Lays a foundation of spirituality for parents and kidsEducates children on virtues and integrates them as part of the solutionStrengthens relationships with God and othersCreates high accountability and high responsibility for solving conflicts."We...
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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