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Catechesis │ Spirituality │ Pastoral Ministry

18 Powerful Women of the Bible &ndash; <em>Scripture Passages, Reflections and Compassionate Prayers</em>
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2023-2024 Living with Christ Prayer Journal
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2023-2024 Catechist Handbook and Planning Guide
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My First Little Eucharistic Adoration Booklet
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Holding Godís Hand &ndash; <em>Meditations to Relieve Stress, Worry and Fear</em>
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Awaken to the Divine &ndash; <em>52 Contemplative Reflections to Grow Closer to God</em>
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Did Jesus Really Exist? and 51 Other Questions
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Grace in the Wound &ndash; <em>Finding Hope in Long-Term Grief</em>
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The Sacraments
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Living with Christ Holy Week 2023
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The Official Study Guide to Father Stu: Reborn
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You are Not Alone &ndash; <em>Finding Comfort When Life Turns Upside Down</em>
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Lent Devotionals for 2023
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Faith, Love and Loss &ndash; <em>Sustaining Hope Amid Memory Loss and the Storms of Life</em>
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Christ-Filled Moments &ndash; <em>150 Devotions for Your Walk of Faith</em>
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Advent Devotionals for 2022
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Living with Real Presence &ndash; <em>Eucharist as an Approach to Life</em>
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The Complete Guide to Becoming a Creative Catechist
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Mealtime Blessings & Prayers for Catholic Families
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Entering the Next Stage with Grace &ndash; <em>A Spiritual Approach to Retiring</em>
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Prayers for Caregivers
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The 7 Joys and 7 Sorrows of Mary &ndash;  <em>Reflections, Actions, and Prayers</em>
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Prayers for Eucharistic Adoration
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10 Key Questions (And Answers) on the New Directory for Catechesis
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Developing a More Flexible Parish &ndash; <em>8 Easy Ways to Practice Pivoting</em>
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Engage Every Family &ndash; <em>A Parish Guide to Integrated Faith Formation</em>
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Shaping the Future of Catechesis Together
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A Little Book of Light &ndash; <em>Sparks of Hope, Moments of Prayer</em>
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Good and Generous God &nbsp; <em>Catholic Prayers for All Occasions</em>
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The Light of Evening &ndash; <em>Meditations on Growing in Old Age</em>
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Must-have booklets for successful catechesis!
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Calming Meditations for Busy Catechists
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Take, Bless, Break, Share &ndash; <em>A Strategy for a Eucharistic Revival</em>
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The Year of Our Lord 2023 &ndash; <em>Classroom Wall Calendar (Laminated)</em>
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The Year of Our Lord 2023 &ndash; <em>Classroom Liturgical Calendar (Bilingual)</em>
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A Church Renewed &ndash; <em>30 Days with Pope Francis on the New Synodality</em>
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Prayers
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A Fresh Look at the Our Father &ndash; <em>Rediscovering the Power of the Lordís Prayer</em>
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The New Directory Catechist Bundle
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Walking Together &ndash; <em>A Primer on the New Synodality</em>
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Care and Prayer &ndash;  <em>Reflections on the Sacred Task of Caregiving</em>
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40 Conversations with God &ndash; <em>Daily Lenten Prayers for Confirmation Candidates</em>
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I Am With You Always &ndash; <em>Stories of Jesus to Inspire Deeper Prayer</em>
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The Wisdom Years &nbsp; <em>Prayers and Practices for Finding Joy in Lifeís Second Half</em>
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Grace-filled Moments with Sr. Joan &nbsp;  <em>365 Reflections on Life, Loss, Healing and Joy</em>
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How to Talk with Teens About
Celebrating "The Ministry Of The Catechist" &ndash; <em>Reflections on Pope Francisí Antiquum Ministerium</em>
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Questions Jesus Asks
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Examination of Conscience Guided by the Holy Spirit
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Restore Your Joyful Heart &ndash; <em>Revitalizing Prayers and Practices for Parents and Caregivers</em>
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Meet the Kids in the Bible! &ndash; <em>Activities, Prayers and Virtues to Follow in their Footsteps</em>
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Soul-Care for Teachers &ndash; <em>20 Practices to Boost Your Spirit and Well-Being</em>
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As Without End We Acclaim &ndash; <em>Prayer and Practice for Children Preparing for First Communion</em>
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As Without End We Acclaim &ndash; <em>Prayer and Practice for Children Preparing for First Communion</em>
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Empowering the Parking Lot Parent &ndash; <em>A Catechistís Guide to Coaching Family Spirituality</em>
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Wait & See for Advent &ndash; <em>Daily Reflections for Teens and Young Adults</em>
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Becoming Wholehearted &ndash; <em>Growing in Authentic Passion through the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius</em>
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Catechists Awake!  &ndash; <em>10 Minute Reflections, Prayers and Takeaways for a GREAT Faith-Sharing Ministry</em>
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Effective Catechetical Leadership in Changing Times &ndash; <em>Faith-Habits to Recharge Your Ministry</em>
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Sharing the Faith with Every Child &ndash; <em>A Catechistís Guide to the Many Ways We Learn</em>
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Jesus and the Barbecued Fish Breakfast &ndash; <em>A Gospel Story Sampler Inspired by the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius</em>
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On Retreat with Henri Nouwen &ndash; <em>Engaging Lifeís Big Questions</em>..
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Menopause Moments  &ndash; <em>A Journal for Nourishing Your Mind, Body and Spirit in Midlife</em>
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FAQs on Baptism  &ndash; <em>Questions and Answers on How and Why We Celebrate</em>
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Walking with Saint Joseph &ndash; <em>30 Days of Reflections and Prayers with Pope Francis</em>
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Here with Us &ndash; <em>A Parish Guide to Serving People with Dementia</em>
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How to Give a Home Run Homily &ndash; <em>A Hard-Hitting Guide for Preachers, Teachers and Soul-Reachers</em>
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Meeting God in Motherhood &ndash; <em>Opening Our Hearts to Moments of Grace</em>
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Beyond the Ramp &ndash; <em>A Parish Guide to Welcoming Persons with Disabilities</em>
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Henri Nouwen and the Art of Living
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Joe Biden and Catholicism in the United States
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Heart-to-Heart Talks with Jesus &ndash; <em>Intimate Encounters with Our Loving Savior</em>
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The Way of the Spirit &ndash; <em>Using the Gifts, Showing the Fruits</em>
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Love Thy Neighbor &ndash; <em>The Works of Mercy as Daily Practice</em>
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The Passion of Christmas &ndash; <em>A Christmas homily from Fr. William Bausch</em>
Evangelizing the Parking Lot Parent &ndash; <em>A Catechistís Guide to "Casual-Catechesis" for Families</em>
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FAQs on the Mass &ndash; <em>Questions and Answers on How and Why We Celebrate</em>
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Your Confirmation Bible Companion &ndash; <em>What Scripture as "God's Love Song" Means for You</em>
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Your Guide to a Happy Life &ndash; <em>Wisdom from Fr. Joseph Sica</em>
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Special Encyclical Parish Pack
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Walking Together in Friendship &ndash; <em>30 Days with Pope Francis on Fratelli Tutti</em>
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On Fraternity and Social Friendship &ndash; <em>Group Reading Guide to Pope Francisí Fratelli Tutti</em>
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<em>Fratelli Tutti</em> on Fraternity and Social Friendship
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We Grow: Daily Examen for Kids and Teens
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Refresh Your Faith series
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The NEW Directory for Catechesis &ndash; <em>Highlights and Summaries for Catechists and Pastoral Leaders</em>
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The Grace of Beauty &ndash; <em>Its Mystery, Power, and Delight in Daily Life</em>
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Planning for Eucharist, Reconciliation, Confirmation &ndash; <em>Tips and Advice for a Successful Program</em>
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Jesus Wears Socks with Sandals &ndash; <em>41 Stories of Humanity Being Ridiculously Lovable</em>
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Let This Be the Time &ndash; <em>Spiritual Essentials for Lifeís Second Act</em>
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Promise and Hope Group Reading Guide
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My Little Catholic Encyclopedia
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Justin and Mia Discover the Treasures of the Mass
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Without Jesus We Can Do Nothing &ndash;  <em>Being a Missionary in the World Today</em>
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7 Steps to Better Conversations &ndash; <em>A Catholicís Guide to Civility for Todayís Divided World</em>
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The Risk of the Cross &ndash; <em>Living Gospel Nonviolence in the Nuclear Age</em>
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We Gather Together &ndash; <em>A Family Retreat with Activities to Prepare for First Eucharist</em>
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Spirit, Show Me the Way &ndash; <em>Confirmation Prayers based on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit</em>
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All Are Welcome Here &ndash; <em>Practicing Christís Call to Hospitality</em>
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