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 Why We Venerate the Saints

In a careful biblical, historical, and systematic study of the ancient and enduring tradition of veneration of saints, Patricia Sullivan illuminates the compelling and transformative roles of the saints in the lives of individuals and in the life of the Church.

Front Cover of Tales of a Magic Monastery

Here, the charming, mature stories from the internationally beloved monk are accompanied by original art. Like the parables of Jesus, these tales repeatedly unfold new levels of meaning if we are willing to sit with them.

Front Cover of The Spirit of the Liturgy

Originally written in 1918, this profound reflection on the nature of liturgical worship still stands as a guiding light for today's renewal of worship and prayer. In poetic terms, it clarifies the underlying principles and existential implications of the belief that when Christians join in the Eucharist and other liturgical celebrations, they do so not as discrete individuals but as interconnected members of the one People of God.

Front Cover for The Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola

Written by a foremost expert in Ignatian wisdom, this readable translation and step-by-step commentary reveals the relevance of a spiritual classic to modern life. Stories, analogies, and approachable language make this an ideal companion for anyone seeking inspiration and personal growth.

Front Cover for The Spirit of Catholicism

The Spirit of Catholicism is a brilliant and influential reflection on the fundamental nature of the Catholic faith. This truly pioneering work of Catholic theology, first published in 1924, has had significant continuing impact on subsequent theology worldwide.

Front Cover for Tested In Every Way

Christopher Ruddy convenes a host of ecclesial and theological voices to address the difficulties confronting the American Catholic priesthood—from the clerical sex abuse scandal to internal cultural and theological divisions to decreased numbers—with clarity and hope.

Front Cover of Searching for Truth

John Polkinghorne dares to ask the questions that would seem to be too dangerous to ask—and he comes up with some answers, which are deeply satisfying to both mind and heart.

Front Cover for Sexuality and the U.S. Catholic Church

In Sexuality and the U.S. Catholic Church, Lisa Sowle Cahill, John Garvey, and T. Frank Kennedy, S.J. bring together leading Catholic theologians to discuss sexuality in the context of Church tradition, identifying modern-day challenges and pointing to resources for the future.

Front Cover for Shower of Heavenly Roses

Award-winning author Elizabeth Ficocelli shares the testimonies of dozens of women and men—from the anecdotes of common folk to the victories of celebrities like Olympic gold medal winner Tara Lipinski—whose petitions to St. Therese of Lisieux were answered with miracles.

Front Cover of Prayer and the new Testament

A theologically provocative and spiritually fulfilling introduction to the latest scholarship on prayer and The New Testament.

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