Our Parish At Prayer: Prayerbooks for the Whole Community

Our Parish At Prayer: Prayerbooks for the Whole Community
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Our Parish at Prayer is a series of totally new and innovative 4 X 6", 32-page prayerbooks to help parishioners live the challenge of the Mass all week long.

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100-499 copies….79 cents
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All prayer booklets are 4 X 6” – 32 pages each – saddle stitched

From Paula D’Arcy
A Prayerbook for the Grieving
This beautiful, heartfelt, and poignant prayerbook offers readers personal and inspirational guidance throughout the grieving process, from the devastating moment of loss, through all the periods of anger, doubt, pain, acceptance, and discovery. This is an invaluable guide for all in the parish who are suffering the loss of a loved one.

Paula D’Arcy is an author, speaker, and founder of Red Bird Foundation. Among her bestselling books are Gift of the Red Bird, When People Grieve, and Waking Up to This Day.



From Sr Janet Schaeffler OP
A Prayerbook for Eucharistic Ministers
Every Eucharistic Minister will be inspired by these beautiful and heartfelt prayers. Each expresses an essential aspect of the call to be what he/she offers, the Body and Blood of Christ in the world. Sr. Janet expresses deep reverence and awe at standing before others to offer the Bread of Life. A truly inspiring prayer experience for all called to this important ministry.

Janet Schaeffler, OP was Director for Adult Faith Formation in the Archdiocese of Detroit for many years and now offers days of reflection/retreats, workshops and presentations. In 2010 she received the Distinguished Service Award in Catechetics from NCCL.



From Patricia Rice
A Prayerbook for Lectors
Here the author shares aspects of being a lector that go far beyond “standing up there and reading.” Her beautiful and heartfelt prayers reflect upon aspects of lecturing, including proper preparation, mastering difficult words, being present to the assembly, and seasons of the church year. Every lector will resonate with these inspiring prayers.

Patricia Rice, an author and journalist who specializes in religious writing, is author of the popular planning guide “A Catholic Funeral.” She is a parish lector in St. Louis, Missouri.



From Daniel Connors
A Prayerbook for Eucharistic Adoration
This beautiful, heartfelt, and poignant prayerbook offers readers personal and inspirational guidance as they visit the Blessed Sacrament. Each prayer offers food for thought as well as deep reverence for Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection. An inspiring and informative companion for all who spend time in Eucharistic Adoration.

Dan Connors is the editor-in-chief of Catholic Digest and editorial director of Living with Christ: Your daily companion for praying and living the Eucharist.



From Sandra DeGidio OSM
A Prayerbook for the Sick
This beautiful, heartfelt, and poignant prayerbook offers personal and inspirational guidance to those who are sick in body or spirit. Each prayer offers food for thought as well as deep reverence for God’s healing powers. All who seek to be made well, will find this an inspiring and informative companion. For those whose illness has progressed, this will be a sure companion for seeking God’s will and ultimate peace.

Sandra DeGidio, OSM, a writer and spiritual guide, is the author of eight books and over 100 articles. She is a member of the Leadership Team for her religious congregation and serves as its Director of Communications and Development.



From Kathy Hendricks
A Prayerbook for Catechists
These beautiful prayers capture completely the call and ministry of the parish catechist. They offer personal and inspirational guidance as they focus on particular aspects of this very special ministry. An inspiring and informative companion for all catechists!

Kathy Hendricks is an author and spiritual director with extensive experience in catechetical and pastoral ministry. She offers retreats, talks, and workshops across the country and overseas on topics of spirituality, family, faith formation, and pastoral leadership.



From Connie Clark
A Prayerbook for Confirmation Candidates
These beautiful prayers capture completely the emotions and attitudes of teenagers preparing to be confirmed. They express the doubts and fears of adolescents and ultimately the joy of conversion to Christ through the Holy Spirit. A perfect daily companion for all confirmands!

Connie Clark is the author of several books for young people, including 12 Fun and Easy Plays for Middle Schoolers (Twenty-Third Publications). Visit her website at www.connieclark.org.



From Patty Coleman
A Prayerbook for Parents at Baptism
This lovely prayerbook offers parents inspirational guidance as they integrate the sacrament of baptism into their daily lives. Each prayer offers assurance that the call to be a parent is integral to living the baptismal call. An inspiring and informative companion for all parents!

Patty Coleman is co-founder with her husband, Bill, of VAMOS! Inc., a humanitarian organization serving the poor in Cuernavaca, Mexico. She and Bill, who died 6 years ago, are authors of God’s Own Child, a pre-baptism program (Twenty-Third Publications).



From Kathy Kuczka
A Prayerbook for Catechumens & Candidates
This lovely prayerbook offers catechumens and candidates inspirational guidance as they move through the RCIA process. It touches upon all the aspects of the journey to baptism and conversion. An inspiring and informative daily companion for all on the catechumenate journey!

Kathy Kuczka is a former writer/producer for CNN who lives in Atlanta and works as a liturgist and freelance writer.



From Mary Kathleen Glavich SND
A Prayerbook for First Communion
This delightful and informative prayerbook is a great daily companion for children preparing for First Communion. The simple and heartfelt prayers help them express their joy and anticipation as they prepare to receive Jesus for the first time. Simple explanations and invitations to action accompany each prayer.

Mary Kathleen Glavich, SND, is a noted educator and speaker as well as the author of numerous books on the Catholic faith and spirituality, including The Catholic Way to Pray (Twenty-Third Publications).



From Mary Kathleen Glavich SND
A Prayerbook for First Reconciliation
This delightful and informative prayerbook is a great daily companion for children preparing for First Reconciliation. The simple and heartfelt prayers help them express their joys, fears, and anticipation as they prepare to celebrate the sacrament of penance or reconciliation for the first time. Simple explanations and invitations to action accompany each prayer.

Mary Kathleen Glavich, SND, is a noted educator and speaker as well as the author of numerous books on the Catholic faith and spirituality, including The Catholic Way to Pray (Twenty-Third Publications).



From Mark Fischer
A Prayerbook for Parish Councilors
Here, in addition to pertinent and beautiful prayers, councilors will find direction about their role in relation to the pastor and the parish at large. The prayers express the councilors call to ministry in partnership with the pastor, as well as the hopes, joys, and frustrations every councilor sometimes experiences. A great daily companion for all who serve as parish councilors.

Mark F. Fischer, Professor of Theology at St. John’s Seminary in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, has worked with pastoral councils for 25 years. He hosts www.PastoralCouncils.com and offers a free online course for pastoral council members at http://www.mfischer.stjohnsem.edu/PPCLectures.htm.


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