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Front Cover of The Catholic Funeral

This comprehensive reference is an essential handbook for planning the end-of-life arrangements for a loved one.

Front Cover of Catholics and American Culture

While in the early years of the century Catholics in America were for the most part distrusted outsiders with respect to the dominant culture, by the 1960s the mainstream of American Catholicism was in many ways "the culture’s loudest and most uncritical cheerleader." Mark Massa explores the rich irony in this postwar transition, by examining key figures in American culture in the last century.

Front Cover of The Church Women Want

A free-ranging discussion among prominent Catholic women from a variety of perspectives, left and right. Contributors including Elizabeth Johnson (editor), Susan Muto, Mary Ann Glendon, and Colleen Griffith debate church authority, reform, and the challenges faithful women face.

Front Cover for Couples in Love

A faithful, lively, accessible guide to the church’s uplifting message about the meaning of sexuality and the sacredness of human relationships. Written in story form, it tells the story of a young couple in love struggling with conscience, intimacy, and honesty.

Front Cover for The Catholic Church in History

In an uncompromisingly honest examination, Keith D. Lewis looks at the crusades, the Spanish inquisition, Pope Urban’s battle with Galileo, and other dark periods in the Catholic church's history to dispel denial and bring reconciliation, clarity, and healing.

Front Cover for Catholic Q&A

Father John J. Dietzen addresses nearly every topic imaginable in this compellingly readable compendium of fascinating questions and answers from his weekly column. From practical concerns to theological intricacies—Dietzen explains Catholic doctrine and clarifies issues with wisdom, compassion, and insight.

Front Cover for The Catholic Martyrs of the Twentieth Century

Martyrdom is the ultimate test of faith, and in the 20th century, more Catholics around the globe were persecuted, tortured, and martyred for their faith than in any previous century. Acclaimed as a masterpiece, Robert Royal's book tells their heroic and inspiring stories.

Front Cover for Out of the Depths

Ordained secretly during the Communist regime, Ludmila Javorova rose to the priesthood amidst great danger and actively ministered in the underground Czech church for 20 years. This authorized biography chronicles the life and calling of an extraordinary, pioneering woman.

Front Cover of Motivating Your Church

Motivating Your Church presents much needed insights that any church pastor or leader—regardless of a denomination’s affiliation, size or personality—can adopt, without having to secure a council’s approval or redevelop an entire congregational culture. The authors identify how to inspire an intrinsic, internal motivation.

Front Cover for The Mystery and Meaning of the Mass

An asset that illuminates the timeless meaning and profound spiritual beauty of Catholic worship, this volume explains the significance of every ritual in the Mass—whether a genuflection, Agnus Dei repetition, or breaking of the bread.

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