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 American Catholic community prior to Vatican II can be numbered among the most vital expressions of Catholicism in history. Despite the cultural divide separating us from that era, the contributors to this book--a who's who of theologians and spiritual writers--assess whether reclaimed spiritual wisdom from those times can enrich the faith lives of Catholics today.
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.
Two practitioners of interfaith dialogue provide readers with a guide for Catholics and Muslims to reach greater mutual understanding and work for social justice.
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. . ."
Traces the spiritual journey of one the most influential Catholic thinkers of the modern era.
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.
The wisdom of an Indian Swami, an early bridge between East and West, published to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth.
Essential writings from one of America's outstanding sources of prophetic theology.
William Stringfellow was a radical lay theologian who drew on biblical warnings to level prophetic critiques against the church and the modern war-making state.
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.
A rich and relevant introduction to the spiritual thought of a leading 19th century philosopher.
In a revised edition of their popular work, two Catholics and two Protestants retell the story of St Francis with social and theological reflections for today.
Essays, poems, sermons, lectures and reflections on the words of Jesus and the future of faith by the renowned author and commentator.
A moving portrait of the beloved artist as a spiritual seeker and teacher for our time.
Millenial “seekers” and “nones” tell their own stories of faith, community, and action shedding light on the extraordinary changes in church affiliation.
“Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.”
Highlights the often overlooked, yet enduringly relevant spiritual and theological writings of 20th century French philosopher and sociologist, Jacques Ellul.
The famous Jesuit offers reflections and insights on everything from prayer to depression to sexuality to finding one's individual path to holiness.
Moving reflections on life by Joyce Rupp, one of the most beloved spiritual writers of our day.
A cherished resource for all who are trying to make sense of suffering, death, and life beyond death.
Offers a new translation of the original story of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and reflects on its meaning for the faithful and the church today.
The well-known biblical storyteller turns to the significance of the sacraments and the way they draw Christians together to pray and act as Jesus taught.
Dorothy Day's frank and compelling account of 30 years at the Catholic Worker in New York City.
Her cause for sainthood is now underway.
Essential writings of the French mystic philosopher, expertly introduced by Eric O Springsted.
Shows how the biblical prophets of old pronouce the word of God and call us to account even today.
This poetic book on the Trinity offers reflections on the inter-personal dimensions of God and spells out the implications for spiritual life.
Bringing together the wisdom of East and West, the Indian Jesuit Anthony de Mello used stories and parables to awaken his listeners to an awareness of God's presence in their midst. Since his death in 1987, countless readers have been challenged to encounter DeMello's message.
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), theologian, doctor, Nobel Peace Prize winner--was a remarkable figure of the twentieth century.
Selected writings and biography of Edith Stein (1891-1942) a Jewish convert to Catholicism, an eminent philosopher, educator, and advocate for women.
A concise and powerful introduction to the surprising Way of Jesus Christ by the found of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries.
Available for the first time in English, the prophetic voice of a modern saint and martyr.
Offers the voice of a modern pioneer in the mysticism of everyday life.
The best and most accessible collection of writings by the most popular saint of modern times.
This biography provides a deeper understanding of one of the world's most beloved spiritual teachers.
Masterful spiritual writings by Karl Rahner, one of the great religious thinkers of all time.
Leaders from five religions explore what Jesus means to them in their faith traditions and their personal religious experiences.
A collection of rare texts, interviews and unpublished personal letters from a "divine eccentric," a gifted reader of souls and one of the most intriguing modern spiritual writers.
A guide to living the Gospel as if the world mattered.
The personal story of a modern-day mystic and prophet that will inspire seekers from all faiths.
Selections from the writings of one of the leading Jewish theologians and philosophers of the 20th century, edited by his daughter.
A best-selling Trappist monk expresses his joy and enthusiasm for the lost tradition of spirituality and craftsmanship of the Shakers.
Nouwen's final gift, now in softcover.
Offers a brief biography and selection of writings by John Muir, the Scottish American naturalist who founded the Sierra Club and sparked the modern environmental movement
A biblically grounded presentation of the value of migrants, immigrants, and refugees to each and all of us.
Offers fresh insights into the stories of Biblical women from Esther to Mary Magdalene.
Invites readers to feel the penetrating power of Jesus' own stories.
More stories of Biblical women in this eagerly awaited sequel to her first book 'Not Counting Women and Children'
Introduces Carmelite spirituality, from the hermits of Mount Carmel to the sixteenth-century Spanish mystics, to Therese of Lisieux and Edith Stein.
"To receive the grace of God you must go to the desert and stay awhile . . ."--Charles de FoucauldA full introduction to Charles de Foucauld.
Inspiring meditations from a leading Black Catholic writer combined with stunning original art from Kenya, offer a unique spiritual journey for this Lent or any time of the year.
A stunning book that reveals the saints as living meditations on peace, beauty, and goodness.
Explores the requirements of Christian discipleship through a powerful new reading of Mark's Gospel.
Deeply rooted in the spiritual tradition of the Christian church and intensely engaged in the struggle for justice, Dorothee Soelle's writings and radical thought are a model for faith-inspired activism.
From Cuba to California, Uganda to Australia, an up-to-date resource that can lead Christian churches to new ways of being.
A classic critique of the idolatry of consumerism.
Brings us the heartbreaking stories of the child soldiers of Uganda, often in their own words.
Essential writings from a modern prophet and peacemaker.
This volume provides real insight and fresh hope for those concerned to breathe new life into the church of the twenty-first century.
For the first time, links the writings of a couple who worked to make the Catholic faith compelling and understandable in the modern world.
A wonderful selection of writings by one of the most influential spiritual writers of our time, on gratefulness, prayer, silence, and love.
Now in paperback: A bestselling author joins with the artist of the Earth Calendar to create an inspiring book that will sing in your soul and make you feel alive. Perfect for gift-giving, all year round!
In words and pictures, a beautiful celebration of the ideas that motivate Maryknoll missioners to serve the poor around the world.
Reflections on Christianity, the sacred community of Life, and the New Universe Story by one of the true prophets of our age.
Offers a compelling new reading of the story of Lazarus, which calls us all to pursue a life of peace.
Now in paperback: a beautiful set of meditations on the life of Jesus by one of the world's most beloved authors.
Reflections on the Sunday readings (Year C) by Maryknoll missioners bring a global perspective to the reading, understanding, and following of the Gospel.
Now in paperback: the surprising new novel from Joseph Girzone that "should win him a new generation of readers." —Library Journal
From the bestselling author of the Joshua series, here is an original book of hope and inspiration for anyone who suffers, and that is all of us.
An inspiring full-color celebration of our journey together in God, from the award-winning editor and publisher of Maryknoll magazine.
Reflections by Maryknoll missioners relates the Sunday Gospel readings to the world of the poor and marginalized.
Helps us make sense of the upheavals in society, culture, and church, while offering direction and hope for a promising future.
Explores the ways in which we worship false gods, and what can happen when we let them go and open ourselves to the experience of divine Love and Wisdom.
A noted peacemaker reflects on the most difficult of the "hard sayings" of Jesus.
"The center of the world—so-called because the crucified Jesus dwells there, and with him all who suffer unjustly—is the place from which we must proclaim the risen Lord." —Gustavo Gutiérrez
In the centenary year of Merton’s birth, longtime peace activist and author John Dear reflects on Merton’s profound contributions to the practice and spirituality of peacemaking.
The amazing stories that Jesus told about the kingdom of heaven re-presented with spiritual truths that are as eye-opening now as they were then.
Cardinal Tagle's deep commitment to the poor and his ardent faith in the gospel message shine clearly throughout these memories and reflections.
The bestselling author illuminates a spiritual journey that transcends inherited beliefs and makes them relevant for the twenty-first century.
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