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Let Us Dream The Path to a Better Future By Pope Francis and Austen Ivereigh
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    In this uplifting and practical book, written in collaboration with his biographer, Austen Ivereigh, the preeminent spiritual leader explains why we must—and how we can—make the world safer, fairer, and healthier for all people now.In the COVID crisis, the beloved shepherd of over one billion Catholics saw the cruelty and inequity of our society exposed more vividly than ever before. He also saw, in the resilience, generosity, and creativity of so many people, the means to rescue our society,...

    Light Of The World A Conversation With Peter Seewald By: Peter Seewald, Pope Benedict XVI
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      Never has a Pope, in a book-length interview, dealt so directly with such wide-ranging and controversial issues as Pope Benedict XVI does in Light of the World. Taken from a recent week-long series of interviews with veteran journalist Peter Seewald, this book tackles head-on some of the greatest issues facing the world of our time. Seewald poses such forthright questions to Pope Benedict as: What caused the clergy sexual abuse in the Catholic Church?Was there a "cover up"?Have you considered...

      Sharing the Wisdom of Time By: Pope Francis
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        Sharing the Wisdom of Time By: Pope FrancisHardcover | 178 pagesSharing the Wisdom of Time ​is a collection of stories about elders from around the world. From over 30 countries, elders share their wisdom carved from lifetimes of experience. Every story is a testament to the power of faith, perseverance, human resilience, and love. Pope Francis contributes as a fellow elder, offering the Preface and his own story in each chapter, while also reflecting on dozens of others' stories.Pope Francis...

        Advent and Christmas Wisdom From Pope Francis
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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.

          Celebrating Mercy: Pastoral Resources for Living the Jubilee
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            Thus the Jubilee will be celebrated both in Rome and in the Particular Churches as a visible sign of the Churchs universal communion. Pope FrancisThe ritual opening of the Holy Door of Mercy in the Basilica of St. Peter, December 8, 2015, marks the official start of the Jubilee of Mercy. From that moment, in every Catholic Church in every diocese, the faithful are called to celebrate and live the Jubilee, particularly through the liturgy. Celebrating Mercy is the definitive guidebook for all...

            Prayer: The Breath of New Life Pope Francis, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia
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              What is prayer and why is it so important? Pope Francis teaches that prayer is the "heartbeat of the Church" and our "yes" to an encounter with God: In the human body, there are some essential functions, such as breathing and the beating of the heart.I like to imagine that the personal and communal prayer of us Christians is the breath, the heartbeat of the Church, which instills its strength in the service of those who work, study, teach; which makes fruitful the knowledge of educated people...

              A Better World Reflections on Peace and Fraternity   Pope Francis Tawadros II Coptic Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
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                A Better World Reflections on Peace and Fraternity Pope Francis Tawadros II Coptic Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark We live today in an unstable and dangerous world. Countless people are plagued by war and fear and are oppressed by hatred and intimidation. The world is hungry for peace. Pope Francis has made great efforts to stop violence and hatred and continually calls the world to peace. A Better World is another invitation from the Holy Father to love one another and...

                Advent and Christmas Wisdom From Pope John Paul II: Daily Scripture and Prayers Together With Pope John Paul IIs Own Words
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                  Pope John Paul II continues to be remembered and loved for his closeness to all people around the world. In this book his own words lead readers to the holy season of Christmas. Reflections for each day--from the First Sunday of Advent until the end of the Christmas season--begin with selections from talks and statements of the late Holy Father, followed by Scripture, prayer, and a suggestion for an appropriate seasonal activity.

                  Amoris Laetitia-The Joy of Love
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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...

                    Anointed and Sent Reflections of Gratitude and Praise for the Priesthood by Pope Francis
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                      Anointed and Sent: Reflections of Gratitude and Praise for the Priesthood  PAPERBACK by Pope Francis This series of reflections on the meaning and ministry of the priesthood is based on the pope’s Holy Thursday Chrism Mass homilies delivered from March 2013 to the present. In addition, it includes the pope’s letter to priests on the occasion of the 160th anniversary of the death of St. John Vianney, patron saint of priests. ...

                      Aperuit Illis: AL Instituting the Sunday of the Word of God
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                        Inspired by the Scripture passage in which Jesus appears to the Eleven and �opened their minds to understand the Scriptures� (Lk 24:45), the Apostolic Letter Aperuit illis of Pope Francis institutes the Sunday of the Word of God on the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time. In so doing, the Pope encourages the regular reading of Sacred Scripture in order to set the hearts of the faithful burning within them (cf. Lk 24:32). Includes a Commentary of the Most Rev. Rino Fisichella, President of the...

                        Ave Maria: The Mystery of a Most Beloved Prayer By POPE FRANCIS
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                          Ave Maria: The Mystery of a Most Beloved Prayer By POPE FRANCIS ABOUT AVE MARIA Pope Francis celebrates women in the Church and the world, seen through the lens of Mary, the mother of Jesus, in this enlightening new work.“Mary was not omnipotent, she was a normal woman: full of grace, but normal. The power is that grace of the Holy Spirit. Mary is full of the Holy Spirit, who accompanies her for her entire life.”—Pope Francis In Ave Maria, Pope Francis explores and unpacks line by line...

                          Christ in the Storm An Extraordinary Blessing for a Suffering World Author: Pope Francis Foreword by: John L. Allen Jr. Introduction by: Timothy P. O’Malley
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                            Christ in the Storm An Extraordinary Blessing for a Suffering World Author: Pope Francis Foreword by: John L. Allen Jr. Introduction by: Timothy P. O’Malley “Why are you afraid? Have you no faith?”—Mark 4:40 As he calmed the storm at sea, Jesus reproached the apostles for their lack of faith. On March 27, 2020, Pope Francis used the Gospel passage as a sign of God’s blessing, forgiveness, and healing in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Holy Father offered hope to the world with an...

                            Christ is Alive! (Christus Vivit) Post -Synodal Apostolic Exhortation
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                              �Christ is alive!� proclaims the pope. Pope Francis�s new Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Christus Vivit calls to �all Christian young people� and the People of God, including pastors and the faithful, and urges them to seek the youthful newness of life in Christ! The pope proposes that youth engage the joy of a living God, the richness of their Catholic faith, and the strength of living in Christian community. He illuminates the Scriptures to give youth tangible hope and draw them more...

                              Communities Of Salt And Light
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                                Bishops' statement for pastors and parish leaders seeking to strengthen parish social ministry. Presents seven elements of the social mission of parishes as a framework for planning and assessing that ministry.

                                Dear Pope Francis, The Pope Answers Letters from children from Around the World
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                                  If you could ask Pope Francis one question, what would it be? Children have questions and struggles just like adults, but rarely are they given the chance to voice their concerns and ask the big questions resting deep in their hearts. In Dear Pope Francis, Pope Francis gives them that chance and celebrates their spiritual depth by directly answering questions from children around the world. Some are fun. Some are serious. And some will quietly break your heart. But all of them are from...

                                  Francis The Pope For Kids
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                                    Follow Pope Francis on his journey from Argentina to Rome! This whimsical, full-color picture book shows children what Pope Francis was like as a child, a student, and a young adult, including his interests in science and soccer. The high points of his religious life, including his election as pope and his canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II, are described in language young children can grasp (for faith vocabulary words, there are definitions provided). And families will appreciate the...

                                    Francis: Man Of Prayer
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                                      by Mario Escobar Thomas Nelson IncorporatedThe recent resignation of Pope Benedict XVI took the world by surprise and for good reason. More than 600 years had passed since a pope last left his post. Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, is a man of prayer, a man of action, and a humble man who has always promoted others over himself. Pope Francis is austere and simple but has vast theological training. He is a man of his time but one who also travels by subway and bus just like any other...

                                      Francis: Pope of a New World
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                                        by Andrea Tornielli In the words, the ideas, and the personal recollections of Pope Francis--including material up to the final hours before his election--the most highly regarded Vatican observer on the international scene reveals the personality of this man of God, gentle and humble. The son of Italian immigrants to Argentina, he made radically following Christ and the way of non-violence the pillars of his pastoral ministry in a country, continually tormented by social and economic...

                                        Fratelli Tutti: On Fraternity and Social Friendship Encyclical Letter
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                                          Fratelli Tutti: On Fraternity and Social Friendship Encyclical Letter Pope Francis’s prophetic new encyclical speaks directly into the lives of men and women today! This greatly welcomed encyclical is a beautiful reflection on humanity’s path forward to a deeply desired and sought-after peace. Pope Francis addresses his renewed call to universal fraternity “to all people of good will, regardless of their religious convictions.”Be convinced that you have a crucial part in securing peace! In his...

                                          Graudete et Exsultate-Rejoice and be Glad
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                                            Gaudete et Exsultate shows us: How to understand and embrace the call to holiness How to spot the contemporary enemies of holiness How to understand Christs call to holiness in the Beatitudes How to be signs of holiness in our everyday lives How to draw strength for the battle for holiness

                                            Humanae Vitae, 50th Anniversary Edition Pope Paul VI
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                                              “The question of human procreation, like every other question which touches human life, involves more than … biology, psychology, demography or sociology. It is the whole man and the whole mission to which he is called that must be considered: both its natural, earthly aspects and its supernatural, eternal aspects.” – Pope Paul VI, Humanae Vitae Pope Paul VI’s prophetic encyclical Humanae Vitae, issued in 1968, presented the Church’s consistent teachings on marriage and contraception to the...

                                              Infiltration The Plot to Destroy the Church from Within
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                                                Infiltration: The Plot to Destroy the Church from Withinby Dr. Taylor Reed Marshall It took nearly two millennia for the enemies of the Catholic Church to realize they could not successfully attack the Church from the outside. Indeed, countless nemeses from Nero to Napoleon succeeded only in creating sympathy and martyrs for our Catholic Faith. That all changed in the mid-19th century, when clandestine societies populated by Modernists and Marxists hatched a plan to subvert the Catholic Church...

                                                Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives By POPE BENEDICT XVI
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                                                  The New York Times bestselling final volume in the Pope’s Jesus of Nazareth series, detailing how the stories of Jesus’ infancy and childhood are as relevant today as they were two thousand years ago. In 2007, Joseph Ratzinger published his first book as Pope Benedict XVI in order “to make known the figure and message of Jesus.” Now, the Pope focuses exclusively on the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ life as a child. The root of these stories is the experience of hope found in the birth of Jesus and...

                                                  Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home
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                                                    In the heart of this world, the Lord of life, who loves us so much, is always present. He does not abandon us, he does not leave us alone, for he has united himself definitively to our earth, and his love constantly impels us to find new ways forward. Praise be to him! Pope Francis, Laudato SiIn his second encyclical, Laudato Si: On the Care of Our Common Home, Pope Francis draws all Christians into a dialogue with every person on the planet about our common home. We as human beings are united...

                                                    Life of St. Benedict
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                                                      by St. Gregory the GreatThe life of St. Benedict (480-547) by Pope St. Gregory the Great (540-604) is the famous, classic life of St. Benedict of Nursia, the "Father of Western Monasticism" and founder of the Benedictine Order- which is largerly responsible for preserving culture and civilization in Europe during the dark ages. This is a little book that will surprise and inspire every reader. All Catholics should know these stories of St. Benedict- they are part of our Catholic patrimony- for...

                                                      Love is our Mission: Pope Francis in America
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                                                        Love is our Mission: Pope Francis in AmericaRelive Pope Francis’s first visit to the United States in September 2015!This rich collection drawn from Catholic News Service photographers and journalists is a keepsake for anyone interested in the papal visit. Events include the first-ever address by a pope to a joint meeting of both houses of Congress, the pope's meeting at the White House with President Barack Obama, and an address to the United Nations by the first pope from the Americas. The...

                                                        Mercy in the Fathers of the Church: Pastoral Resources for Living the Jubilee
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                                                          This book is one in a series of eight, promulgated by the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization, which are the official catechetical resources for the Jubilee Year of Mercy (December 8, 2015 - November 20, 2016). Pope Francis will be speaking on these themes in his weekly catechesis throughout the year. "At time we are called to gaze even more attentively on mercy so that we may become a more effective sign of the Father's action in our lives." -- Pope Francis80 pages,...

                                                          Mercy in the Teachings of the Popes: Pastoral Resources for Living the Jubilee
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                                                            This book is one in a series of eight, promulgated by the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization, which are the official catechetical resources for the Jubilee Year of Mercy (December 8, 2015 - November 20, 2016). Pope Francis will be speaking on these themes in his weekly catechesis throughout the year. "At time we are called to gaze even more attentively on mercy so that we may become a more effective sign of the Father's action in our lives." -- Pope Francis88 pages,...

                                                            New Beginning, New Hope Words of Pope Francis --Holy Week Through Pentecost Pope Francis
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                                                              "Do not let yourselves be robbed of hope! Do not let hope be stolen! The hope that Jesus gives us." - Pope Francis Pope Francis' homilies and audiences from Holy Week through Pentecost reflect his joy, compassion, and love for all people, which has captivated the world. The Pope's grace-filled perspective during this most hopeful season of the Church year will inspire and encourage you. But no matter what the season, New Beginning, New Hope will engage your spirit and help you live your...

                                                              On Care For Our Common Home, Laudato Si
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                                                                Praised Be; Encyclical on EnvironmentOn Care for Our Common Home - Laudato Si, is the new appeal from Pope Francis addressed toevery person living on this planet for an inclusive dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our planet. Pope Francis calls the Church and the world to acknowledge the urgency of our environmental challenges and to join him in embarking on a new path. This encyclical is written with both hope and resolve, looking to our common future with candor and...

                                                                On Hope Pope Francis
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                                                                  Pope Francis has a simple, life-changing message for you: Gods love can grace each of us with a lasting and sustaining hope, no matter how dark or confusing our situation. On Hope is Pope Francis at his most intimate and most inspiring.Life is often a desert, it is difficult to walk, but if we trust in God, it can become beautiful and wide as a highway. Never lose hope; continue to believe, always, in spite of everything. Hope opens new horizons, making us capable of dreaming what is not even...

                                                                  On the Care for the Common Home: Group Reading Guide to Laudato Si
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                                                                    This encyclical, drawing its name from St. Francis' Canticle of the Creatures, reminds us that earth is our common home and that we must care for it. Pope Francis calls the entire world to take action to embrace what he called ecological conversion. The document is some 40,000 words and 184 pages long, but it comes alive and is more accessible in this unique, in-plain-English reading guide. This guide offers a summary of every article in Pope Francis groundbreaking document and a small group...

                                                                    Our Father: Reflections on The Lords Prayer
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                                                                      Pope Francis provides new insights into the most popular prayer in Christianity, offering readers a guide to living a life of meaning, purpose and strength.This new work by Pope Francis illuminates the most important prayer in all of Christianity, verse by verse, in conversation with Father Marco Pozza, a theologian and a prison chaplain in Padua, Italy. Here Francis offers unprecedented insight on Jesus's most profound words, while exploring the importance of social justice, benevolence, and...

                                                                      Our Mother Earth A Christian Reading of the Challenge of the Environment
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                                                                        Gathered from the writings and discourses of Pope Francis on the environment, Our Mother Earth sets forth a Christian vision of ecology. Responding to our global ecological crisis, Pope Francis says, will require a global approach in which "the whole human family in the search for a sustainable and integral development" unites to protect our common home. Pollution, climate change, loss of biodiversity, and exploitation of resources will grow exponentially if we do not change our direction in...

                                                                        Patris Corde: With A Fathers Heart by Pope Francis
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                                                                          In his apostolic letter Patris Corde (“With a Father’s Heart”), Pope Francis reflects on Saint Joseph and his multifaceted role as a father. The purpose of this letter, Pope Francis writes, “is to increase our love for this great saint, to encourage us to implore his intercession and to imitate his virtues and his zeal.” Saint Joseph is a beloved father; a tender, loving father; an obedient father; an accepting father; a creatively courageous father; a working father; and a father in...

                                                                          Pope Francis and the Liturgy: The Call to Holiness and Mission
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                                                                            Pope Francis and the Liturgy summarizes, analyzes, and assesses the ways Pope Francis understands the liturgy both in relation to the initiatives and teachings of his predecessors, and in particular through his specific contributions, both in word and in deed, about the liturgy and about the mission dimension of living what we celebrate.

                                                                            Pope Francis Embrace of Hope: Compassion in Times of Illness
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                                                                              Pope Francis Embrace of Hope: Compassion in Times of IllnessPope Francis: Embrace of Hope, Compassion in Times of Illness is filled with the pope’s insight and inspiration for all who face the test of sickness and illness. Pope Francis shows how hope is found in seeing and experiencing illness in the light of the Good News of Jesus Christ.He reveals how grace grows in times of illness when: Christians bring the peace of Christ to the sick through service and care.Difficult moments become the...

                                                                              Pope Francis Family Devotional: 365 Reflections to Share With Your Kids
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                                                                                �Let us make room in our heart and in our day for the Lord. As Mary and Joseph also did�� � Pope FrancisNow with the Pope Francis Family Devotional, you can take a few short minutes every day to grow in faith together as a family. You�ll be inspired by a quote from the Holy Father, and a simple reflection to spark discussion. Use at dinner time to guide prayer and conversation. Or at breakfast or bedtime as the perfect start or close to each day�s activities.If you�ve been looking for a simple...

                                                                                Pope Francis His Life in His Own Words
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                                                                                  by Francesca Ambrogetti & Sergio Rubin On March 13, 2013, the former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, longtime Archbishop of Buenos Aires, now Pope Francis, was elected to succeed Pope Benedict. He is the first Latin American pope, the first Jesuit pope, and the first to take the name Francis, after St. Francis Assisi, the 13th century monk known for his charity and kindness. A learned and introspective man, he does not avoid the uncomfortable subjects: the declining numbers of priests and...

                                                                                  Pope Francis Migrants and Refugees: Witnesses to Hope
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                                                                                    Pope Francis Migrants and Refugees: Witnesses to HopeIn Migrants and Refugees: Witnesses to Hope, Pope Francis looks at the pressing witness needed in response to the growing occurrence of human migration.Follow along with Fr. Michael Czerny, SJ, undersecretary for migrants and refugees at the Vatican, as he introduces Pope Francis’s words, which include the pope’s annual messages on the World Day of Migrants and Refugees and key homilies.Then, take a dynamic look at the political, economic,...

                                                                                    Pray For Me: The Life And Spiritual Vision of Pope Francis, First Pope From the Americans
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                                                                                      On March 13, 2013, in Rome, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was elected pope. Chosen by the cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church to be the 266th successor of the apostle Peter, he is 76 years old, the first Latin American pope and the first pope from the Jesuit order.Now that the white smoke has cleared and the jubilation in St. Peters Square has settled, Catholics, Christians, and people everywhere are asking, who is Jorge Mario Bergoglio and what will his...

                                                                                      Praying the Rosary with St. John Paul II Gretchen R. Crowe
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                                                                                        "Dear brothers and sisters! A prayer so easy and yet so rich truly deserves to be rediscovered by the Christian community." - Pope St. John Paul II During his papacy, Pope John Paul II ardently encouraged the faithful to return to the Rosary - his own favorite prayer. He demonstrated his love for it by praying all the mysteries every day, and by writing, speaking, and preaching about it. He knew from his personal experience of prayer that we come to know the person of Jesus Christ through Mary...

                                                                                        Querida Amazonia: The Beloved Amazon
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                                                                                          Querida Amazonia: The Beloved AmazonBy Pope Francis�Everything that the Church has to offer must become incarnate in a distinctive way in each part of the world, so that the Bride of Christ can take on a variety of faces that better manifest the inexhaustible riches of God�s grace.� � Pope Francis, Querida Amazonia: Post-Synodal Exhortation to the People of God and to All Persons of Good Will In his new apostolic exhortation, Querida Amazonia, Pope Francis offers a response to the Synod of...

                                                                                          Remain in Me: Holy Orders, Prayer, and Ministry by James Keating, Paperback
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                                                                                            Remain in Me: Holy Orders, Prayer, and Ministry by James Keating, Paperback The collaboration of priests and deacons in the ministry of the gospel has not always been without some tension. The fiftieth anniversary of the restoration of the Permanent Diaconate in the Catholic Church welcomes a cooperative, creative, and prayer-imbued communion between priests and deacons who labor as one to serve the spiritual needs of parishioners. Remain in Me promotes such a communion, addressing the...