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A best-selling Trappist monk expresses his joy and enthusiasm for the lost tradition of spirituality and craftsmanship of the Shakers.
"The opposite of authentic hope isn't despair. It is inauthentic hope. Inauthentic hope is optimism disconnected from reality. . ."
A richly illustrated introduction to the life and thought of one of the most popular and beloved spiritual writers of our time.
An astonishing synthesis of humankind's understanding of the Spirit that energizes and runs through all Creation.
Joyce Rupp tells her inspiring tale of her 47-day pilgrimage on the famous Camino de Santiago in Spain.
A wise and trustworthy introduction to spirituality and mysticism, their meaning, and their importance for our age.
Offers a theological narrative of the Creator Spirit as a story with four continuing episodes--creation, grace, the Christ-event, and the church.
An inspiring full-color celebration of our journey together in God, from the award-winning editor and publisher of Maryknoll magazine.
Jesus breathes in every sentence and comes to life on every page in a book that only John Shea could write.
One of the foremost womanist scholars of religion explores the complex interrelation of gender, race, and class that make up the spiritual experience of black women.
Are the Ten Commandments just a set of rules or are they a way of life?
Thomas Berry was an early and significant Catholic voice awakening religious sensibilities to the environmental crisis.
The definitive, authorized biography of Thea Bowman, a modern-day heroine, with never before-seen writings, interviews, and photographs.
Millenial “seekers” and “nones” tell their own stories of faith, community, and action shedding light on the extraordinary changes in church affiliation.
Readers hungry for ancient wisdom that is ever new will find it in abundance in Illuminated Life.
In words and pictures, a beautiful celebration of the ideas that motivate Maryknoll missioners to serve the poor around the world.
A masterful teacher looks at "down-to-earth" holiness and inspires us to live for God on the spot where we're standing.
The famous Jesuit offers reflections and insights on everything from prayer to depression to sexuality to finding one's individual path to holiness.
"To receive the grace of God you must go to the desert and stay awhile . . ."--Charles de FoucauldA full introduction to Charles de Foucauld.
An internationally known author inspires us to see the mother of Jesus as our spiritual mother and as a model for women everywhere.
Raw, unvarnished writings by imprisoned women participating in the writinginsideVT program, whose founders aim "to awaken them to their potential . . . and to help them envision a future that is healthy and productive."
The bestselling author uncovers the profound spiritual riches buried beneath a church rocked by scandal and doubt.
The inspiring story of the struggling peoples of the Smokey Mountain garbage dump in Manila, Philippines,and how, through their eyes, Father Benigno Beltran learned to read the Gospel anew.
Shows how the biblical prophets of old pronouce the word of God and call us to account even today.
How one middle-class parish made an option for the poor and rediscovered the Gospel.
Lessons taught and learned by the beloved spiritual writer, Henri Nouwen, while living among missioners and the poor they serve in Latin America.
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.
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.
A new edition of the acclaimed introduction to the life and thought of the 20th century Jesuit mystic and scientist.
Through prayer we discover how God is present to us, guiding and encouraging us along the way.
A popular teacher of Scripture inspires us to not only appreciate God's Word but to live it and know the peace and joy that comes from it.
A journey through the Bible with Sister Wendy, accompanied by some of the greatest artists of all time.
Offers a compelling new reading of the story of Lazarus, which calls us all to pursue a life of peace.
Back in print, Dorothy Day's original account of her conversion.
A moving portrait of the beloved artist as a spiritual seeker and teacher for our time.
Compares and contrasts Zen traditions of meditation and enlightenment with St. Igantius' famous Spiritual Exercises for attaining Divine Love.
A short guide to the Christian life by one of the world's most popular spiritual writers.
Leading writers and social critics address the question: What is the most significant spiritual question of our time?
Essays and meditations by Pope Francis and others on the meaning of mercy.
Recounts the lives and sacrifices of Maryknoll sisters Ita Ford and Maura Clark, killed by Salvadoran soldiers, and Carla Piette, drowned while working with the poor that she loved.
A new edition of the first book by the best-selling author of My Life with the Saints and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything.
In these simple, heartfelt reflections, Cardinal Tagle of the Philippines shares how Christian community offers rich possibilities for love, faith, hope, and unity in diversity.
The classic guide to an ancient artform and spirituality.
Helps us make sense of the upheavals in society, culture, and church, while offering direction and hope for a promising future.
A guide to living the Gospel as if the world mattered.
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 Korean theologian offers new views of christology, mariology, and more.
This practical guide to adult faith formation offers new insights and paradigms for understanding, practicing, and sharing faith.
The wondrous saving grace of Jesus comes alive in both image and word.
A classic manual of spiritual formation offers a path for all modern seekers.
In a time of fear and violence the beloved spiritual writer offers a three-fold path for Christians to embrace Jesus' ethic of peacemaking in our lives, communities, and world.
A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated overview of the Christian contemplative tradition from the time of Jesus up to the present day.
Awakens a sense of wonder and awe and an ecological consciousness that will inspire commitment to the flourishing of the Earth community.
A leading spiritual writer provides deep insight into some of the best-known verses of the Bible.
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.
An essentital work that clarifies who we are in God and what we are to each other and what our purpose in life is.
The beloved author's spiritual journey in the desert to answer God's call.
From the well-known spiritual writer, a full year’s worth of weekly “conversation starters” to help readers be still and know God.
A fascinating exploration of the spiritual roots of Orthodox Christianity.
This fascinating account of dramatic change in a monastic community bears implications for contemporary spirituality.
Drawing on lived experience and the spiritual traditions of both East and West young leaders of the new monastic movement introduce a new vision for contemplative life in the twenty-first century.
Meeting for long, midnight conversations in Paris, two poets and prophetic peacemakers explore together the farthest farthest reaches of truth. East and West flow together in this remarkable book as Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh and Jesuit Daniel Berrigan discuss war and peace, Jesus and Buddha, life and death.
One of the world’s most creative theologians offers wide-ranging reflections on the role of the Holy Spirit in the birth of the cosmos, in the life of the church, and in the hopes and struggles of the poor.
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.
This absorbing biography, lavishly illustrated, captures as no other book does the life, writings, and vision of one of the 20th century's greatest spiritual figures A pictorial biography hailed by the International Merton Society as the ideal introduction. "If you have to read one book about Thomas Merton this is the one to read." - Paul Wilkes
The inspiring testament of Maryknoll missioner Bob McCahill, and his work among the Muslim poor of Bangladesh.
More stories of Biblical women in this eagerly awaited sequel to her first book 'Not Counting Women and Children'
An exploration of the Bible and God’s plan for humankind and the universe through the lens of our evolving role in co-creation with Jesus.
The first book in the series "Catholicity in an Evolving Universe" unveils a new paradigm for being Catholic, a conscious awareness of how everything in the universe forms a whole.
New edition of the classic work on the spirituality of liberation.After twenty years, We Drink from Our Own Wells remains a classic expression of Latin American spirituality by a pioneer of liberation theology. Starting from St. Bernard of Clairvaux's counsel to root spirituality in one's own experience, Gustavo Gutierrez outlines the contours of a spirituality rooted in the experience of the poor and their struggle for life.
The beloved spiritual writer is our guide in this unique retelling of the Gospels, beautifully illustrated with drawings of Rembrandt.
From the Jewish roots of Jesus and his mother, profound lessons in faith and devotion.
This delightful meeting of East and West introduces the sayings of the desert fathers and mothers, simple peasants of the fourth and fifth centuries whose spiritual progress was marked by inner peace, self-control, poverty, patience, humility, and hospitality. Their insights into the human condition and our relationship with God remain as fresh to Christians today as they were all those centuries ago.
This poetic book on the Trinity offers reflections on the inter-personal dimensions of God and spells out the implications for spiritual life.
Reflections on Christianity, the sacred community of Life, and the New Universe Story by one of the true prophets of our age.
A biblically grounded presentation of the value of migrants, immigrants, and refugees to each and all of us.
This charming "autobiography" of Francis of Assisi sheds new light on the beloved saint and his message for us today.
Highlights the often overlooked, yet enduringly relevant spiritual and theological writings of 20th century French philosopher and sociologist, Jacques Ellul.
How do the needs of the world guide our choices about what to do with our lives?
Here for the first time is a collection of letters, a treasure trove of wisdom and sound advice, from "the art nun," Sister Wendy Beckett.
From St. Augustine and St. Paul, to Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton, and Dostoevsky, Forest shows how the practice of confession draws us deeper into a loving relationship with God, the body of Christ, and our fellow sinners.
More than fifty drawings and engravings by master engraver Fritz Eichenberg evoke an eternal message of compassion and peace.
Seventy original and classic essays on peace and activism by Dorothy Day, Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Thomas Merton, Henri Nouwen, and many others.
A collection of the published work by Dorothy Day.
This telling meditation on the blessings from the Sermon on the mount shows how we might 'ascend' the Beatitudes to the fullness of Jesus' message.
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