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  • Turn To The Lord

    $29.95

    God calls each of us to a life of goodness. Our yearnings to become more like God invite us to lifelong practices of conversion. The Sacrament of Confirmation is a pivotal moment anchoring a Catholic’s commitment to God.

    But, do our current sacramental preparation programs really inspire candidates to turn towards the Lord? Leonard J. DeLorenzo demonstrates how preparation for Confirmation can be a life-giving experience for candidates and those who accompany them. Candidates, sponsors, and parents will together foster a holistic formation of mind, heart, hands, and habits needed for transformation into a source of goodness in the world.

    This book is ideal for use by RCIA sponsors and candidates, as well as parents and sponsors of younger Confirmation students. Parents and sponsors will be empowered to be primary formators for the candidate in their life, as they will benefit from discovering more about God as a source of goodness, but also seeing how to convey God’s message to Confirmation candidates.

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  • Why Is The Lords Supper So Important

    $4.99

    5 Ways the Lord’s Supper Is Important for the Local Church

    Church Questions is a series that seeks to provide ordinary Christians with sound and accessible biblical teaching by answering common questions about church life. Each volume offers biblical answers and practical applications with the goal of nurturing healthy church practice and commitment.

    For a new Christian, or even someone who has followed the Lord for years, the Lord’s Supper can feel somewhat mysterious. This leads some to simply go through the motions without ever knowing why it’s done. In this short booklet, pastor Aubrey Sequeira offers 5 ways the Lord’s Supper is important for the local church. As Christians look backward (remembrance), outward (togetherness), upward (spiritual nourishment), inward (reflection), and forward (anticipation), they will discover the rich meaning behind the institution of the Lord’s Supper.

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  • Models Of The Eucharist Second Edition

    $49.95

    In this book, updated with the texts of the third edition of the Roman Missal, Kevin Irwin reflects on the jewel in the crown of Catholicism-the celebration of the Eucharist. His book-theological, pastoral, and contemporary-is essentially concerned with issues about the Eucharist that face us today, decades after the truly historic and unprecedented revisions that took after the Second Vatican Council. Some of these concerns are the result of unforeseen developments about the Eucharist resulting from other factors, for example the decline in numbers of clergy, which has led in some places to Sunday celebrations without the Mass. Other concerns arise from a lack of proper catechesis about the Mass and a keen desire to understand why and how the Eucharist is at the center of Catholic life.

    In addition to being expressly theological, this book is also expressly pastoral in that it is a reflection on the life lived by the church as it enacts the Eucharist and seeks to live out what the Eucharist celebrates. The book is aimed at the audience of educated Catholics who seek a deeper appreciation of what the Eucharist is and who want to appropriate that understanding in the way they live their lives. This book will be of particular interest to pastoral ministers, both those present and those in training, and the communities of faith whom they serve.

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  • Sacraments And Consumer Culture

    $24.95

    What does consumerism have to do with the sacraments? We live in cultures where our senses of meaning, identity, and purpose are often found in what we purchase.

    Apart from the question of hedonism, there is the question of how we orient ourselves in an environment in which we end up marketing our very selves. In this book, Timothy Brunk examines how this consumer culture has had a corrosive effect on the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church. He also assesses how sacramental worship can provide resources for responsible Christian discipleship in today’s consumer culture.

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  • On Your First Holy Communion

    $8.99

    In Holy Communion, children are introduced to a richer relationship with Jesus who offers himself as spiritual nourishment. On Your First Holy Communion provides passages and prayers that will highlight the importance of communion. This is the perfect gift book marking an important sacremental moment in a unique and personal journey of faith.

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  • Meal That Reconnects

    $29.95

    In The Meal that Reconnects, Dr. Mary McGann, RSCJ, invites readers to a more profound appreciation of the sacredness of eating, the planetary interdependence that food and the sharing of food entails, and the destructiveness of the industrial food system that is supplying food to tables globally. She presents the food crisis as a spiritual crisis–a call to rediscover the theological, ecological, and spiritual significance of eating and to probe its challenge to Christian eucharistic practice. Drawing on the origins of Eucharist in Jesus’s meal fellowship and the worship of early Christians, McGann invites communities to reclaim the foundational meal character of eucharistic celebration while offering pertinent strategies for this renewal.

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  • Order Of Baptism Of Children Peoples Edition Ritual Para El Bautismo De Los

    $6.95

    The Order of Baptism of Children is presented in participation format for the use of the assembly. The second edition features the official ritual for several children and one child; parts clearly marked for the celebrant, parents, and godparents; an explanation of the sacrament; appropriate Scripture readings; and two-color printing throughout. Spanish and English pages face each other so the assembly can actively participate by following along in the language of their choice.

    La Ritual para el Bautismo de los Nios se presenta en formato de participacion para el uso de la asamblea. La segunda edicion presenta el ritual oficial para varios nios y un nio; partes claramente marcadas para el celebrante, los padres y los padrinos; una explicacion del sacramento; lecturas apropiadas de las Escrituras; e impresion a dos colores en todo. Las paginas en espaol e ingles se enfrentan entre si para que la asamblea pueda participar activamente siguiendo el idioma de su eleccion.

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  • Order Of Baptism Of Children Ritual Para El Bautismo De Los Ninos

    $49.95

    A handsomely bound, gold and silver-stamped book, The Order of Baptism of Children, Second Edition, contains the texts for the new, revised order plus the optional rites including the Order of Baptism within Mass. It features the official ritual for several children and one child; parts clearly marked for the celebrant, parents, and godparents; an explanation of the sacrament; and appropriate Scripture readings.

    The second edition contains large, easy-to-read type and is printed in two colors to help distinguish the parts for the celebrant, parents, and godparents. Three elegant ribbon markers assure easy use.

    Un libro bellamente encuadernado, con sellos de oro y plata, la segunda edicion contiene los textos para el nuevo orden revisado de bautismo mas los Ritos opcionales, incluido el Bautismo durante la Misa. Presenta el ritual oficial para varios nios y un nio; partes claramente marcadas para el celebrante, los padres y los padrinos; una explicacion del sacramento; y lecturas biblicas apropiadas.

    La segunda edicion contiene una tipografia grande y facil de leer y esta impresa en dos colores para ayudar a distinguir las partes para el celebrante, los padres y los padrinos. Tres elegantes marcadores de cinta aseguran un uso facil.

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  • Order Of Baptism Of Children

    $39.95

    A handsomely bound, gold and silver-stamped book, The Order of Baptism of Children, Second Edition, contains the texts for the new, revised order plus the optional rites including the order of Baptism within Mass. It features the official ritual for several children and one child; parts clearly marked for the celebrant, parents, and godparents; an explanation of the sacrament; and appropriate Scripture readings.

    The second edition contains large, easy-to-read type and is printed in two colors to help distinguish the parts for the celebrant, parents, and godparents. Three elegant ribbon markers assure easy use.

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  • Order Of Baptism Of Children Peoples Edition

    $4.95

    The Order of Baptism of Children is presented in participation format for the use of the assembly. The second edition features the official ritual for several children and one child; parts clearly marked for the celebrant, parents, and godparents; an explanation of the sacrament; appropriate Scripture readings; and two-color printing throughout.

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  • Pocket Guide To Sacramental Reconciliation

    $2.99

    A StoryTel Press Title

    The Pocket Guide to Sacramental Reconciliation is designed to help children prepare for their first confession and includes an examination of conscience for ongoing use. With content drawn from the official Catechism of the Catholic Church, this pamphlet is colorfully illustrated with encouraging scenes taken directly from our Catechism of the Seven Sacraments and has received its imprimatur.

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  • River Of Life Feast Of Grace

    $17.99

    This lively volume from professor and pastor Jennifer Davidson considers the historic theology of the Christian rites of baptism and communion from a Baptist perspective, and then she explores the practical implications of these rituals for a life of radical discipleship. As if this practical theology of the church tradition were not constructive enough, the author has also gathered a variety of classical liturgies and original worship resources from an array of voices, diverse in culture, gender, and ethnicity, offering today’s congregations a rich collection of worship resources for contemporary baptismal and communion services. Valuable for liturgical scholarship, congregational education, and pastoral leadership. Online Leader’s Guide available for small-group study!

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  • Power And Grace Starter Pack

    $49.95

    The Power and Grace Starter Pack gives you everything you need to start this flexible four-session program that quickly introduces participants to the purpose and meaning of the seven Catholic sacraments.

    The Power and Grace DVD (four sessions, roughly 20 minutes each) features high-quality material curated from our popular sacramental preparation and teen programs such as Chosen, Altaration, and Belonging.

    The Power and Grace Guidebook is a beautifully designed, easy-to-read resource full of all-new content that accompanies and supplements the video material.

    Power and Grace has been designed to fit into the busy schedules of your parishioners, with short, dynamic video segments for four 90-minute evenings.

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  • Aquinas On Transubstantiation

    $34.95

    Aquinas on Transubstantiation treats one of the most frequently mis-understood and mis-represented teachings of Thomas Aquinas–Eucharistic transubstantiation. The study interprets Aquinas’s teaching as an exercise of holy teaching (sacra doctrina) that intends to show theologically and back up philosophically the simple yet profound thesis that transubstantiation affirms nothing but the truth of Christ’s words at the Last Supper–This is my body, This is my blood. Yet in order to achieve a contemporary ressourcement of this simple yet profound truth, it is necessary to probe the depths of Thomas Aquinas’s philosophical interpretation of it. For Thomas Aquinas, in regarding the truth of Eucharistic conversion, it is faith that preserves the human intellect from missing or dismissing the mystery announced in Christ’s words. Faith, however, is not intellectually blind, a faith that, as is often erroneously held, is commanded by arbitrary divine dictates to which the will submits in blind obedience. Rather, Aquinas takes faith is sustained, but not constituted, by an intellectual contemplation of the proposed mystery of faith, by faith seeking understanding. Thomas Aquinas unfolds this exercise of understanding guided by faith in the medium of a metaphysical contemplation that affords a profound intellectual appreciation of this central mystery of faith–precisely as mystery. Thomas’s metaphysical contemplation of Eucharistic conversion gestures toward the blinding light of superintelligibility, experienced as the unique darkness that surrounds this sublime mystery of faith. A ressourcement in Thomas Aquinas’s doctrine of transubstantiation also affords an renewed appreciation of the Church’s affirmation of transubstantiation as the most apt term for the interpretation of the mystery of Eucharistic conversion and a greater precision of what is centrally at stake in this mystery in the ongoing ecumenical conversation of this most central Christian teaching. A doctrinally sound, ecumenically informed, and philosophically reflected contemporary Catholic theology cannot afford to ignore or dismiss Aquinas’s surpassing account of Eucharistic conversion.

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  • New Wineskins : Eucharist In Today’s Context

    $14.95

    Different times and different cultures have influenced the ways in which the Eucharist has been celebrated and understood; and the action received from the Lord to be done in his memory has shown different aspects of its deeper reality in these differing human situations.

    We now live in times in which belief in God is no longer taken for granted and in which there are many different approaches to life and its meaning. This has its influence on those who believe in Christ as well as those who do not.

    This new situation invites us to present our faith in Christ differently, calling us to offer a presentation of the Eucharist that can begin on common ground with our contemporaries and in language that believers today may find inviting and meaningful.

    As a means of achieving this, the Frank O’Loughlin suggests that we look again at the basic things we use as signs in the Eucharist. These are things we have in common with other human beings: bread, wine, water, symbolic actions and our own bodies.

    These things are taken into our celebration of the Eucharist and are used as signs that take us beyond themselves into the depths of the Eucharist, that is into its very mystery.

    The author also points out the human grounding of those things indicated by words we use in speaking about the Eucharist: memory, presence and sacrifice.

    We are dealing with everyday, human things that take us beyond the ordinary from which they come, into the mystery of God among us in Christ which we celebrate when we gather for Eucharist.

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  • Anna Goes To A Party

    $10.95

    Sometimes the best teaching tools are stories! And if you have a child, grandchild, or student you’re teaching about the Mass, this is a terrific addition to your lesson plans. Anna is about to make her First Communion, but she doesn’t really understand what it’s about until her godmother uses a family birthday party to explain about the Mass. Using that same birthday-party symbolism, you and your child can discuss penance, reconciliation, the Eucharist, and the entire Mass.

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  • Vivir Los Sacramentos

    $11.95

    Conectar los sacramentos con la vida cotidiana.

    Demasiados catolicos ven los sacramentos como ritos de iniciacion aislados y desconectados de la vida cotidiana, en lugar de verlos como puertas de entrada a una relacion gratificante con Dios. Este malentendido aleja a los catolicos de la esencia de su vitalidad espiritual y hace que la Iglesia sea menos relevante para su experiencia.

    En Vivir los sacramentos Joe Paprocki, exitoso autor y maestro experto, desarrolla este aspecto fundamental de la vida catolica con su estilo amable, practico y accesible. Nos presenta los sacramentos como un camino espiritual cuyo poder y gracia abren nuestro corazon al encuentro continuo con Dios. Al invitarnos a profundizar en el misterio de como Dios se nos revela a traves de los sacramentos, ensearnos la esencia de cada sacramento de forma amena e invitarnos a ser refl ejo de la imagen divina de Dios, Paprocki nos muestra que los sacramentos nos permiten sentir la presencia de Dios en los ritos de la Iglesia y a traves de experiencias tangibles en nuestra vida diaria. Somos llamados no solo a recibir los sacramentos, sino a vivirlos cada dia.

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  • Prayers Of The Eucharist 4th Edition

    $49.95

    This classic work, previously edited by Ronald Jasper and Geoffrey Cuming, has been a staple source in teaching liturgy to generations of students in colleges, seminaries, and universities. It has now been comprehensively revised for future generations of liturgical scholars.

    Updates include:

    -New introductions that take into account the substantial changes in recent scholarship
    -New groupings of the various prayers into liturgical families in order to make their relationships clearer
    -Plus, new bibliographies

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  • Hatch Match And Dispatch

    $19.95

    Bestselling author Richard Leonard has written an accessible, engaging, and educational journey through the history, liturgy, and theology of the seven sacraments, as well as the Rite of Christian Burial, where history, liturgy, and contemporary theology intersect. The book expands the ritual and theological horizons of those who have celebrated the sacraments for their whole lives and introduces neophytes to the question of why sacraments are essential in the Christian life. In addition, it explores the endless possibilities they provide in developing our Christian lives.

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  • Eucharist : Mystery Of Presence Sacrifice And Communion

    $59.95

    The Eucharist: Mystery of Presence, Sacrifice, and Communion explores the three ends of the Sacrament of Sacraments: God’s true presence, His redemptive sacrifice, and spiritual nourishment through communion with Him. In this follow-up to his groundbreaking work, Faith Comes From What Is Heard, Lawrence Feingold constructs a biblical vision of the Eucharist from its prefigurement in the Old Testament to its fulfillment in the New and presents the Eucharistic theology of the Church Fathers, St. Thomas Aquinas, and magisterial teaching from centuries past through today. The Eucharist is a masterful text, both challenging and spiritually rich, that comprehensively examines the unspeakable mystery that is the Eucharist.

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  • Night Before My First Communion

    $4.99

    On the night before their First Communion, a brother and sister get ready for this important event. All the family is there to help them prepare for the following day in the 24th title in Wing’s bestselling series. Full color.

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  • Caesar And The Sacrament

    $45.00

    When the earliest Christ-followers were baptized they participated in a politically subversive act. Rejecting the Empire’s claim that it had a divine right to rule the world, they pledged their allegiance to a kingdom other than Rome and a king other than Caesar (Acts 17:7). Many books explore baptism from doctrinal or theological perspectives, and focus on issues such as the correct mode of baptism, the proper candidate for baptism, who has the authority to baptize, and whether or not baptism is a symbol or means of grace. By contrast, Caesar and the Sacrament investigates the political nature of baptism. Very few contemporary Christians consider baptism’s original purpose or political significance. Only by studying baptism in its historical context, can we discover its impact on first-century believers and the adverse reaction it engendered among Roman and Jewish officials. Since baptism was initially a rite of non-violent resistance, what should its function be today?

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  • Caesar And The Sacrament

    $25.00

    When the earliest Christ-followers were baptized they participated in a politically subversive act. Rejecting the Empire’s claim that it had a divine right to rule the world, they pledged their allegiance to a kingdom other than Rome and a king other than Caesar (Acts 17:7). Many books explore baptism from doctrinal or theological perspectives, and focus on issues such as the correct mode of baptism, the proper candidate for baptism, who has the authority to baptize, and whether or not baptism is a symbol or means of grace. By contrast, Caesar and the Sacrament investigates the political nature of baptism. Very few contemporary Christians consider baptism’s original purpose or political significance. Only by studying baptism in its historical context, can we discover its impact on first-century believers and the adverse reaction it engendered among Roman and Jewish officials. Since baptism was initially a rite of non-violent resistance, what should its function be today?

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  • My First Communion Bible Catholic Edition

    $19.95

    Give the gift that will help your child commemorate reception of their First Communion with this beautiful First Communion Bible, filled with stories that will delight, enthrall, and enlighten any recipient. Watch your child grow in faith after their initial reception of the sacrament by reading and discussing these stories together.

    My First Communion Bible is a child-friendly introduction to reading Scripture that will help your child become a life-long Bible reader. The book itself is beautiful, with stunning artwork, gold edges, and ribbons to mark favorite stories. The Bible stories are accompanied by simple prayers that parents and children can say together and that will help your child establish the connection between stories about the past and present life in the Church.

    If you’re looking for the perfect gift that will last for years and become a cherished part of your child’s life, then My First Communion Bible is exactly what you’re looking for! For children ages 7 to 8 and beyond; second grade.

    *Provides a selection of Bible stories sure to enchant any child
    *Deluxe gift edition makes a beautiful First Communion gift
    *Includes specifically Eucharistic Bible stories
    *Enhanced by beautiful artwork, gold edge with ribbon, o-wrap on back and a sample size of the text on the back
    *Includes a presentation page for commemoration of the First Communion

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  • General Doctrine Of The Sacraments And The Mystery Of The Eucharist

    $34.95

    In this work, the author achieves a deeper understanding of the inner structure of the sacraments and how they determine the structure of Christian existence.

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  • Proclaim Afresh : Sacramental Theology And Ministry

    $56.00

    An introductory survey of sacramental theology and ministry in the Church of England today, this book encourages students to adopt a ‘jazz approach’ to liturgy, in which secure understanding of the historical development (where we have come from) and theological meaning (why it was significant) does not constrain contemporary sacramental ministry and liturgy but rather liberates it as a creative response to a particular context. As a result the book draws together historical, theological and practical sacramental themes, with an extended focus on baptism and the Eucharist as well as some treatment of the other five ‘sacramental ministries’ of modern Anglican practice – confirmation, reconciliation, ordination, marriage and healing.

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  • Why Sacraments

    $20.99

    The book provides a clear account of the sacraments of the Christian Church and of the general idea of sacramentality. It will reach out to a wide audience and present solid academic theology in an accessible and popular manner. The approach is distinctively Anglican, Thomist and on the conservative side of ‘liberal catholic’.

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  • Evangelical Sacramental And Pentecostal

    $18.00

    Introduction
    1. The Extraordinary Invitation Of John 15:4
    2. Luke-Acts: The Spirit And The Life Of The Church
    3. The Grace Of God: Evangelical, Sacramental, And Pentecostal
    4. The Evangelical Principle
    5. The Sacramental Principle
    6. The Pentecost Principle
    Conclusion: Some Observations And A Case Study
    Notes
    Subject Index
    Scripture Index

    Additional Info
    Evangelical. Sacramental. Pentecostal. Christian communities tend to identify with one of these labels over the other two. Evangelical churches emphasize the importance of Scripture and preaching. Sacramental churches emphasize the importance of the eucharistic table. And pentecostal churches emphasize the immediate presence and power of the Holy Spirit. But must we choose between them? Could the church be all three? Drawing on his reading of the New Testament, the witness of Christian history, and years of experience in Christian ministry and leadership, Gordon T. Smith argues that the church not only can be all three, but in fact it must be all three in order to truly be the church. As the church navigates the unique global challenges of pluralism, secularism, and fundamentalism, the need for an integrated vision of the community as evangelical, sacramental, and pentecostal becomes ever more pressing. If Jesus and the apostles saw no tension between these characteristics, why should we?

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  • Manual De Los Sacramentos Para

    $7.99

    Contrario a lo que se podrIa pensar, el entendimiento de los sacramentos puede aportarte mucho: desde un entendimiento mas profundo de como Jesucristo se te acerca a traves de los sacramentos, hasta el descubrimiento de nuevos enfoques capaces de iluminar nuestros corazones y de fortalecerlos ante los desafIos. En efecto, es un hecho que no hay que saber de teologIa sacramental o liturgica para salvarse o ser buen cristiano. Sin embargo, una solida formacion liturgica y sacramental nos ayuda tanto espiritual como formativamente, pues nos prepara para cumplir con la misiOn principal de la Iglesia: evangelizar, comunicar ese gran regalo de la fe recibida de Dios en Cristo Jesus. Fe que ardientemente deseamos compartir con quienes no lo conocen.

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  • Witness To Wonder

    $16.95

    Witness to Wonder deepens the reader’s appreciation for the Sacraments by igniting in them a passion for the grandeur and sweep of the Church’s overall sacramental vision. The book aims at nothing less than to try to enrapture them for a world where not just matter and form but wonder and delight are at the center of our understanding of the Sacraments.

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  • Understanding The Lords Supper

    $7.99

    Why did Jesus give the church a meal to eat together? The Lord’s Supper isn’t just something churches do together, it’s something that binds us together, making many into one. This accessible work biblically explains what the Lord’s Supper is, how it relates to a local church’s life together, who should celebrate the Lord’s Supper, and how we should approach it.

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  • Sacramentality Renewed : Contemporary Conversations In Saramental Theology

    $29.95

    Tracing developments in sacramental theology over the past twenty-five years, this study explores a growing ecumenical dynamism in both the academic study of sacramentality and its centrality in pastoral applications. But how does ecumenical excitement in a renewed discovery of sacramental theology fit with different theologies of church and different pastoral beliefs and practices? How does the universality of academic accessibility in the form of an expansive ecumenical sharing of perspectives meet the particularities of pastoral reality and ecclesial polity? Arguing in favor of fruitful ecumenical conversation, this book also focuses on the crucial interaction of ecclesiology, liturgical practice, and sacramentality, which raises the need for a creative tension between the particularities of a given ecclesial system and the catholicity of Christian sacramentality. Using Anglican sacramental theologies and Anglicanism as vehicles of exploration, this study contributes to an overview of the state of the field of sacramental theology in the twenty-first century while challenging the assumption that one size fits all. In sacramental theology, as in other important areas of Christian life, unity in diversity may be the basis for authentic lived sacramentality.

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  • Jesus And The Jewish Roots Of The Eucharist

    $17.00

    In recent years, Christians everywhere are rediscovering the Jewish roots of their faith. Every year at Easter time, many believers now celebrate Passover meals (known as Seders) seeking to understand exactly what happened at Jesus’ final Passover, the night before he was crucified.

    Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist shines fresh light on the Last Supper by looking at it through Jewish eyes. Using his in-depth knowledge of the Bible and ancient Judaism, Dr. Brant Pitre answers questions such as: What was the Passover like at the time of Jesus? What were the Jewish hopes for the Messiah? What was Jesus’ purpose in instituting the Eucharist during the feast of Passover? And, most important of all, what did Jesus mean when he said, This is my body… This is my blood?To answer these questions, Pitre explores ancient Jewish beliefs about the Passover of the Messiah, the miraculous Manna from heaven, and the mysterious Bread of the Presence. As he shows, these three keys-the Passover, the Manna, and the Bread of the Presence-have the power to unlock the original meaning of the Eucharistic words of Jesus. Along the way, Pitre also explains how Jesus united the Last Supper to his death on Good Friday and his Resurrection on Easter Sunday.

    Inspiring and informative, Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist is a groundbreaking work that is sure to illuminate one of the greatest mysteries of the Christian faith: the mystery of Jesus’ presence in the breaking of the bread.

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  • Ministry Of Communion Third Edition

    $5.95

    The Ministry of Communion offers practical advice and vital theology for eucharistic ministers. Updated with the latest liturgical laws and norms, and with an expanded section on leading Communion services, this book is an excellent guide for both those who serve God’s people and those who help them prepare for the ministry. The Collegeville Ministry series provides practical, effective help for those serving the parish through various ministries. Brand-new volumes complement the already popular existing volumes that have been completely updated and expanded. The Collegeville Ministry series offers inexpensive, yet comprehensive, training on the various liturgical roles. Each booklet is prepared by a specialist in the field and provides down to earth suggestions for making ministry more meaningful for the ministers and those they serve.

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  • Soy Un Discipulo Librito En Es

    $59.95

    The I Am a Disciple Flip Book is for use in preparing to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. The book reinforces basic Catholic beliefs and practices. It explains how Catholics can live as disciples.

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  • Reconciliacion Librito En Ensp

    $59.95

    The Reconciliation Flip Book is for use in preparing to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Use this learning tool to introduce the steps in the process of celebrating the sacrament, especially if the individual has difficulty paying attention, actively participating, or maintaining focus.

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  • Mi Misal En Imagenes

    $59.95

    My Picture Missal Flip Book and Mass Picture Cards are for use during the Mass, to walk children through the parts of the Mass and provides interactive cues for actions and gestures. My Picture Missal Flip Book and Mass Pictures Cards are ideal for preschool and kindergarten classes, baptismal preperation, preschool mothers’ groups, liturgy of the word for children, and parishioners with young children.

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  • Soy Un Discipulo Librito En Es

    $6.95

    The I Am a Disciple Flip Book is for use in preparing to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. The book reinforces basic Catholic beliefs and practices. It explains how Catholics can live as disciples.

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  • Reconciliacion Librito En Ensp

    $6.95

    The Reconciliation Flip Book is for use in preparing to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Use this learning tool to introduce the steps in the process of celebrating the sacrament, especially if the individual has difficulty paying attention, actively participating, or maintaining focus.

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  • Mi Misal En Imagenes

    $6.95

    My Picture Missal Flip Book and Mass Picture Cards are for use during the Mass, to walk children through the parts of the Mass and provides interactive cues for actions and gestures. My Picture Missal Flip Book and Mass Pictures Cards are ideal for preschool and kindergarten classes, baptismal preperation, preschool mothers’ groups, liturgy of the word for children, and parishioners with young children.

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  • I Am A Discple Flip Book 10 Pack

    $59.95

    SKU (ISBN): 9780829439571Binding: Spiral BoundPublished: 2016Publisher: Loyola Press

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  • I Am A Discple Flip Book

    $6.95

    The I Am a Disciple Flip Book is for use in preparing to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. The book reinforces basic Catholic beliefs and practices. It explains how Catholics can live as disciples.

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  • Reconciliation Flip Book

    $6.95

    The Reconciliation Flip Book is for use in preparing to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Use this learning tool to introduce the steps in the process of celebrating the sacrament, especially if the individual has difficulty paying attention, actively participating, or maintaining focus.

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  • Evangelicals Adrift : Supplanting Scripture With Sacramentalism

    $15.99

    Great Writing
    Evangelicalism has always been an eclectic movement, with believers picking and choosing what helps to advance the gospel, with the lodestar of Scripture as the ultimate authority for doctrine and practice. In recent years, some Evangelicals have begun to look to other traditions, not simply to inform their worship, but as alternate sources of authority. The high-profile conversion of some Evangelicals to Catholicism or Orthodoxy demonstrates this phenomenon; an embracing of the sacramental principle. Many converts accept Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox claims of continuity with the earliest church, without a more thorough investigation into the history of how the church developed. A closer look into the evidence tells a very different story. This book argues for a careful analysis of exactly what Evangelicals give up when they allow other sources of authority alongside Scripture, and for a re-engagement with the Bible as the sole ground of authority for the Christian life.

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  • Messianic Passover Haggadah

    $5.49

    Reality Creations Publishing
    Celebrate the meaning of Passover the way Israel has done for thousands of years. This Messianic Passover Haggadah (or retelling) is a simplified version of the Passover Seder and covers the essential elements involved in the meal. Perfect for Messianic congregations, Christian churches, or even families desiring to celebrate Passover together.

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  • Catholic Sacraments : A Rich Source Of Blessings

    $15.95

    A collection of essays by some of today’s most respected liturgists and sacramental theologians that offers wisdom and insight into the meaning and practice of Catholic sacraments.

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  • Mystagogy Of The Eucharist

    $14.95

    Explore the deeper meaning of Eucharistic celebration with a highly regarded expert on liturgy. In Mystagogy of the Eucharist Gilbert Ostdiek, OFM, draws on ritual actions, liturgical symbols, prayer texts, and reflective commentary to help participants in the liturgy name and reflect on the meaning that Eucharist has for daily life. This book is offered as a practical, pastoral resource for those engaged in the ongoing formation of worshipers and their liturgical ministers.

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  • Our One Great Act Of Fidelity

    $14.00

    More so than anything else, the Eucharist is what anchors many peoples’ life, prayer, and ultimately the way they live their lives. In this deeply personal book, Father Ronald Rolheiser delves into the history and meaning of this sacred tradition, drawing upon the insights of various scripture scholars, theologians, and church teachings. With personal warmth and great insight, he reflects on his own particular Roman Catholic upbringing and the centrality that the Eucharist has within that tradition. At the same time, he looks at other denominations’ traditions around the Eucharist. Our One Great Act of Fidelity is an investigation into the ways people secure their faith and belief and discover true intimacy with God and each other. Ultimately, however, it is a spiritual and a personal statement of how Ronald Rolheiser understands the Eucharist and why he celebrates it every day.

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  • Sacraments And Justice

    $16.95

    Sacraments and Justice offers a fresh approach to the seven sacraments in the Roman Catholic tradition. The authors assembled here, each of them highly regarded sacramental and liturgical theologians, synthesize the best creative thinking in the theology of sacraments, their symbols, their link with justice-God’s order for the world here and now-and their power to permeate another reality so intensely that something new happens.

    Educated Catholics, or Catholics looking for a first-rate education on the sacraments, as well as parish teams, study groups, and Catholic educators, will cheer this volume as solid and incisive, while at the same time accessible and engaging. Each contributor is an academic who writes with a human touch about the gracious promise embedded in sacraments. They include:
    *John Baldovin, SJ, on baptism
    *Edward Hahnenberg on confirmation
    *Michael Driscoll on Eucharist
    *Doris Donnelly on penance
    *Thomas Scirghi, SJ, on holy orders
    *Natalie Weaver on marriage
    *Paul Turner on anointing of the sick

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  • Everyday Sacrament : The Messy Grace Of Parenting

    $14.95

    In Everyday Sacrament: The Messy Grace of Parenting Laura Kelly Fanucci sees the Catholic sacraments through the smudged and sticky lens of life with little ones. From dinnertime chaos to bath-time giggles to never-ending loads of laundry, Laura stumbles into the surprising truth of what the seven sacraments really mean: that God is present always, even in the messes of motherhood.

    A spiritual memoir of parenting’s early years and a sacramental theology rooted in family life, Everyday Sacrament offers an honest, humorous, and hopeful look at ordinary moments as full of grace.

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  • Bautismo De Su Bebe

    $6.99

    En esta guia para el instructor encontraras elementos utiles para explicar a papas y a padrinos todos los elementos relacionados con el sacramento del bautismo: la doctrina del sacramento, los requisitos para participar en el, sus diversas dimensiones, y mucho mas. Tambien encontraras elementos pedagogicos, tips practicos y citas de la Sagrada Escritura y del Catecismo, los cuales te ayudaran a contextualizar mejor cada idea en el conjunto de la ensenanza catolica. Por ultimo, tambien encontraras concordancias entre este manual y el DVD complementario El bautismo de tu bebe, de tal manera que cuentes con apoyo audiovisual que te sirva para afianzar la explicacion de los distintos textos de este manual. En su interior, esta guia contiene muchas herramientas encaminadas a facilitar la exposicion y a lograr un aprendizaje profundo e integral. En resumen, este manual esta pensado para ayudar a papas y a padrinos a que vivan el bautismo de su bebe con la mas profunda de las conciencias y a que obtengan el mayor provecho espiritual.

    This guide for coordinators and leaders of baptismal preparation classes follows its companion piece, Your Baby’s Baptism for parents, page by page, providing references, tips, and resources along the way. It also gives instructions on how to prepare parents and godparents for the sacrament, facilitate meetings, and use the coordinating Your Baby’s Baptism DVD in conjunction with the parent’s booklet.

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  • Catechetical Helps For Today

    $12.99

    Lutheran confirmation resource
    This updated confirmation instruction resource provides an in-depth review of the Six Chief Parts of Christian Doctrine. An introductory chapter provides an overview of Luther’s Small Catechism, the Bible, and how to read the Bible to support the 26 chapters that examine the Ten Commandments, the Apostles’ Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, Baptism, the Office of the Keys and Confession, and the Sacrament of the Altar. Each chapter includes lesson text supported by a hymn connection, prayer, Bible readings, suggestions for further study, and a question-and-answer chapter review.

    The appendix provides information about the life and ministry of Martin Luther, an introduction to the Divine Service, an introduction to Christian Symbols and their meaning, and the text of Luther’s Small Catechism.

    26 chapters
    For group or individual use
    Use with companion workbook Living God’s Word Today

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  • Enter The Water Come To The Table

    $14.99

    A rich resource for renewing the practice of the sacraments in a way that encourages faithful discipleship in a hostile cultural environment.

    As evangelicals and other Christians continue the renewal and deepening of their practice of the sacraments, Enter the Water, Come to the Table provides an accessible study. It explores the meaning and practice of baptism and the Lord’s supper through the lens of the biblical story’s movement from creation to new creation.

    Rooting this sacramental journey in the Exodus of Israel, this book shows how Jesus inaugurates a new Exodus from old creation into new creation. Jesus’ own baptism and table fellowship with his disciples embody the kingdom of God as new creation realities. And in light of Jesus’ death and resurrection, baptism and the Lord’s supper not only promise a future but they mediate a transforming experience of new life now.

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  • Eucharist As Meaning

    $34.95

    This study moves beyond postmodern trends in Catholic eucharistic theology by exploring the works of Bernard Lonergan and Louis-Marie Chauvet: Having learned from both Chauvet’s critique of metaphysics and Lonergan’s development of a critical metaphysics, we hope to offer a fruitful understanding of traditional eucharistic doctrines that is able to respond to some contemporary problems and shed some light on the great mystery that stands at the center of Christian worship (from the introduction).

    Postmodern theologians have been critical of using metaphysics to interpret the presence of Christ in the Eucharist, liturgical sacrifice, and sacramental causality, preferring instead a symbolic approach. Lonergan’s critical metaphysics, however, offers an account of knowing and being that resists attempts to pit metaphysics against the symbolic and moves sacramental theology into the real world of meaning. The result is a theology of the Eucharist grounded in tradition that speaks to today’s believers.

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  • Your Babys Baptism Parent Guide

    $4.99

    Baptism is the beginning of your child’s life of faith. As the primary educators of their children, parents have the privilege and duty of carrying this new son or daughter of God into Christ’s family, the Church. With the priest or deacon, godparents, parish, friends, and family, your baby’s baptism will be a celebration and sign of lifelong love and grace. Part of the Liguori Sacramental-PreparationSeries, this book will prepare you for your baby’s special day and remind you of your own baptismal promises and calling. It includes:
    *An overview of sin and salvation
    *A short history of baptismal practices and traditions
    *The meaning of the sacrament and its symbols
    *A step-by-step guide to the rite
    *Frequent references to Scripture, the Catechism of the Catholic Church, and other Church documents

    Features:
    *Discussion of sin, grace, and salvation (the paschal mystery)
    *Scripture quotes and connections
    *History of the sacrament and infant baptism
    *Structure and sequence of the rite of baptism
    *Signs
    *Next steps for parents and godparents

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  • Chrismation : A Primer For Catholics

    $34.95

    What is chrismation? Nicholas Denysenko breaks open chrismation as sacrament of belonging by exploring its history and liturgical theology. This study offers a sacramental theology of chrismation by examining its relationship with baptism and the Eucharist and its function as the ritual for receiving converts into the Orthodox Church. Drawing from a rich array of liturgical and theological sources, Denysenko explains how chrismation initiates the participant into the life of the triune God, beginning a process of theosis, becoming like God. The book includes a chapter comparing and contrasting chrismation and confirmation, along with pastoral suggestions for renewing the potential of this sacrament to transform the lives of participants.

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  • Doors To The Sacred

    $34.99

    Details the sacraments of the Catholic Church, their historical and cultural evolution, and the rituals and practices associated with them. This edition highlights liturgical changes from The Roman Missal, Third Edition, and provides a visual timeline of sacramental changes, a glossary, and updated bibliography.

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  • Becoming Beholders : Cultivating Sacramental Imagination And Actions In Col

    $29.95

    Catholic colleges and universities have long engaged in conversation about how to fulfill their mission in creative ways across the curriculum. The sacramental vision of Catholic higher education posits that God is made manifest in the study of all disciplines.

    Becoming Beholders is the first book to share pedagogical strategies about how to do that. Twenty faculty-from many religious backgrounds, and in fields such as chemistry, economics, English, history, mathematics, sociology and theology-discuss ways that their teaching nourishes students’ ability to find the transcendent in their studies.

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  • Preparing An Episcopal Funeral

    $9.95

    Much like the Catholic best-seller, but expressly developed for the Episcopal Church

    * Incorporates liturgy and music suggestions according to the Book of Common Prayer
    and other approved pastoral rites

    * A proven, practical tool already used by thousands, with new articles for the Episcopal
    Church audience

    Funeral planning is one of the most challenging things a family or priest may ever do,
    whether it is honoring the death of a loved one or long-time member of the congregation.
    This simple guide explains the Episcopal theology of celebrating a life alongside grief, while
    offering practical guidelines and forms for planning and arranging funerals. All content is in
    accordance to the Book of Common Prayer (1979) and approved liturgical supplementary
    materials.

    This new book remedies the lack of resources regarding the Episcopal funeral service,
    building upon the format and success of Preparing a Catholic Funeral. Sales history of
    the Catholic edition indicates that these books are often purchased in bulk by various
    institutions to distribute to members in advance of death and to the families of the
    deceased before or after a death.

    AUDIENCE: For churches and dioceses, mortuaries and funeral homes, clergy, and families.

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  • Preparing An Episcopal Funeral 25 Pack

    $155.95

    Much like the Catholic best-seller, but expressly developed for the Episcopal Church

    * Incorporates liturgy and music suggestions according to the Book of Common Prayer
    and other approved pastoral rites

    * A proven, practical tool already used by thousands, with new articles for the Episcopal
    Church audience

    Funeral planning is one of the most challenging things a family or priest may ever do,
    whether it is honoring the death of a loved one or long-time member of the congregation.
    This simple guide explains the Episcopal theology of celebrating a life alongside grief, while
    offering practical guidelines and forms for planning and arranging funerals. All content is in
    accordance to the Book of Common Prayer (1979) and approved liturgical supplementary
    materials.

    This new book remedies the lack of resources regarding the Episcopal funeral service,
    building upon the format and success of Preparing a Catholic Funeral. Sales history of
    the Catholic edition indicates that these books are often purchased in bulk by various
    institutions to distribute to members in advance of death and to the families of the
    deceased before or after a death.

    AUDIENCE: For churches and dioceses, mortuaries and funeral homes, clergy, and families.

    Add to cart