How the practice of Catholicism can transform culture and foster a world of justice and joy, peace and prosperity, liberty and love.
The counter-cultural message of St. Francis for the church, the world, and for disciples of Christ today.
With readings for Advent, Lent, and the other liturgical seasons, these sermons, prayers, and reflections offer readers spiritual nourishment for the whole year.
The powerful true story of two women: one who ministered to women in prostitution in Chicago and the friend who struggled to rise from its mean streets.
Offers readers the insight and inspiration to live out the gospel of Jesus Christ, the "glad tidings to the poor," here and now.
"The opposite of authentic hope isn't despair. It is inauthentic hope. Inauthentic hope is optimism disconnected from reality. . ."
The definitive, authorized biography of Thea Bowman, a modern-day heroine, with never before-seen writings, interviews, and photographs.
An astonishing synthesis of humankind's understanding of the Spirit that energizes and runs through all Creation.
Shows how friendship, in the Old Testament as well as the life and teachings of Jesus, is the heart of true Christian community around the world.
Concerned practitioners of Christian compassion face some vexing questions: how do we avoid a kind of "poverty toursim" or "slacktivism" in our response to suffering.
Explores the movements in religious life today, and the currents that are emerging among the smaller cohorts of younger religious in mainstream communities for women religious.
This volume captures and distills Chittister's message--including reflections on her own journey, why she remains in the church, and what sustains her faith.
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