YOUCAT is short for Youth Catechism of the Catholic Church, which is the official catechism for World Youth Day. Written for high-school age people and young adults, YOUCAT is an accessible, contemporary expression of the Catholic Faith. The popular format includes Questions-and-Answers, highly-readable commentary, margin pictures and illustrations, summary definitions of key terms, Bible citations, and quotes from the Saints and other great teachers. What's more, YOUCAT is keyed to the Catechism of the Catholic Faith, so people can go deeper. It explains:
What Catholics believe (doctrine) How they celebrate the mysteries of the faith (sacraments) How Catholics are to live (moral life) How they should pray (p ... more
Max Anders' updated classic resource for learning the Bible in 30 days. "Understand the Bible in 30 Days" includes all the features that made the original so popular-plus much more. Proven effective by over 200,000 readers, "Understand the Bible in 30 Days" introduces you to key Bible characters, places, and events in chronological order so that you can "think your way through" the entire Word of God. Through interesting, memory-enhancing exercises, "Understand the Bible in 30 Days "acquaints readers with the core teachings of Scripture in just 15 minutes a day
From the New York Times bestselling author of An Altar in the World, Barbara Brown Taylor's Learning to Walk in the Dark provides a way to find spirituality in those times when we don't have all the answers.
Taylor has become increasingly uncomfortable with our tendency to associate all that is good with lightness and all that is evil and dangerous with darkness. Doesn't God work in the nighttime as well? In Learning to Walk in the Dark, Taylor asks us to put aside our fears and anxieties and to explore all that God has to teach us "in the dark." She argues that we need to move away from our "solar spirituality" and ease our way into appreciating "lunar spirituality" (since, like the moon, our experience of the ligh ... more
There simply is not a better comprehensive Bible concordance. A classic word-and-verse reference for more than a century, Nelson's improved edition sets the standard. It's completely updated with easy-to-read modern type and extra Biblestudy aids, including a 200-page topical index, the famous Hebrew and Greek dictionaries, and convenience features such as pronunciation guides, the words of Christ emphasized, and Nelson's Fan-Tab Thumb Index System.
With 10 million copies sold, Together for Life is the top-selling Catholic marriage planning resource and now boasts rich catechetical material and the new liturgical texts for weddings required by the 2011 edition of the Roman Missal.
What Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, has done in 33 Days to Morning Glory to promote true devotion to Mary, and what he has done in Consoling the Heart of Jesus to promote devotion to the Merciful and Sacred Heart of Jesus, he now does in 'You Did It to Me' to promote the works of mercy.
Fr. Michael Gaitley MIC] has a genius for bringing together the spiritual and corporal works of mercy under the umbrella of 'The Five Scriptural Works of Mercy' that Jesus will use to judge us at the end of the world, Matthew 25:31-46. He then enriches these Scriptural texts on mercy with the practical insights of St. Pope John Paul II, St. Faustina, and Pope Francis.
He also has a very fertile imagination in bringing to life practica ... more
Here's a concise, easy-to-use Bible reference book especially for students (of all ages) who seek to learn more about the Bible and its times. The Student Bible Dictionary features definitions and explanations of hundreds of Bible words, names, places, and concepts. Scores of full color charts, maps, photographs, and illustrations help to clarify the text, and add visual appeal. Color coding, meanwhile, adds special emphasis to important topics that feature additional information geared toward the student read.