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  • Jesus in the Midst

    Chiara Lubich
    £8.50
    While people are agonizing over the need to find solutions to the critical issues of our time, they will only find them in Jesus, and not only in Jesus living in the depths of each individual heart, but in Jesus reigning among people.
  • Crumbs for the Journey

    Peter S Paine
    £7.50
    These brief extracts chosen by Peter Paine, which have fed him on the journey of his life and sustained him in his Christian ministry, will also inspire the reader to find deeper purpose and meaning in their own life.
  • The Church

    Chiara Lubich
    £7.50
    Chiara Lubich sees the Church as a living reality, an event of communion, and she gives a stimulating answer to the question, ‘What is the Church?’ She responds that it is not a ‘what’ but a ‘who’ because the Church is Jesus in the midst of his people. And the task of the Church is to be, within humanity, a catalyst for unity.
  • The Holy Spirit

    Chiara Lubich
    £7.50
    This collection of texts highlights the powerful action of the Holy Spirit at the beginning of the Focolare Movement. It helps us to enter into the intimacy of Chiara Lubich’s relationship with the Holy Spirit and how she communicated to others her passion that he, the ‘unknown God’ may be known, welcomed and loved.
  • Gym for the Soul

    Jim Deeds
    £5.95
    Gym for the Soul is a book of poetry inspired by the quest to find God in the everyday nuts and bolts of life’s experiences. The title refers to workout, something we can do each day – a spiritual workout – if only we keep our eyes and ears open for God among us.
  • Chiara Lubich was an extraordinary woman, an apostle of dialogue in ecumenism, in interreligious dialogue, and among people of no religious affiliation.
  • Knowing How to Lose

    Chiara Lubich
    £7.50
    This collection of short reflections will help us to see that true love between persons is possible and that our love of God is the fulfilment of our personal freedom. Again and again the meditations return to the first Christian, Mary, who emerges as the freest human being there has ever been.
  • Moments to Remember

    Carol Ann Smith, Eugene F. Merz
    £10.95
    A faith perspective for reflecting on the experience of ageing, drawing especially upon the wisdom of St. Ignatius of Loyola.
  • Here and Now

    Chiara Lubich
    £4.95
    Thought-provoking reflections to help us grasp and live in the ‘here and now’. ‘In the light of her Christian faith and a lifetime of experience with her friends, Chiara Lubich gives us advice on how to use well the ‘here and now’. If we focus on the present moment, we are planting a seed in eternity, to be enjoyed forever.
  • The Sun that Daily Rises

    Chiara Lubich
    £5.00
    The excerpts on the Eucharist from Chiara Lubich’s writings that are collected here reflect the deep union with God that she experienced both as an individual and as a living member of the Body of Christ which is the Church.
  • Gospel Joy

    Dennis J. Billy
    £7.95
    This book examines the central elements of Pope Francis’ vision of the Church as it sets out to preach the gospel to people of every nation and every walk of life.
  • Now

    Màire O'Byrne
    £5.95
    Máire O’Byrne shares stories from people who, in a particular moment, made that spontaneous decision to be truly present when facing a situation at home, work, church, school…
  • Going to God Together

    Brendan Leahy
    £7.95
    Brendan Leahy offers reflections rooted in the Focolare’s communitarian spirituality which stresses undertaking the Christian journey together and the mutual sharing of what happens when we try to put the words of the Gospel into daily practice.
  • 15 Days of Prayer with Blessed Frédéric marks the 200th anniversary of Ozanam's birth. Verheyde's meditations reflect the breadth of Ozanam's interests: his love for his family; his desire to proclaim the faith authentically.
  • Tending the Mustard Seed

    Dennis J. Billy
    £8.95
    Father Billy’s powerful reflections on faith in the life of the disciple of Christ, with accompanying reflection questions, can be an excellent vehicle for prayer and study groups, RCIA programmes, and ongoing faith formation for adults.
  • Notes of Thanksgiving

    Robert F. Morneau
    £4.50
    With characteristic simplicity and love, Bishop Robert Morneau shares his passion to understand and relate to the mystery of God.
  • The Pearl of the Gospel

    Chiara Lubich
    £5.00
    Jesus’s new commandment is one of the cardinal points of the Focolare Spirituality: ‘I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another’ (Jn 13:34). The new commandment is one of those wondrous gifts that Jesus ‘held hidden in his heart’ only to reveal them on the last day of his life on earth.
  • Rediscovering Prayer

    Pierre Guilbert
    £7.50
    This book has no other ambition than to pass on an experience, that is to say, it is the telling of a story, a road that has actually been travelled: the road of prayer.    
  • Early Letters

    Chiara Lubich
    £10.95
    Chiara Lubich is now being called a great Catholic mystic of our times. Here we encounter this mystical side of Chiara who is also the bearer of a charism, a gift from the Holy Spirit in response to the special needs of the Church and of the world.
  • His Mass and Ours

    Brendan Leahy
    £5.95
    Brendan Leahy offers this loving explanation of the dual dimension of the Mass – Christ’s gift and our existential participation, His action and our daily cooperation.
  • Living Evangelization

    Joan Mueller
    £5.95
    Joan Mueller challenges readers to evangelize the modern world by the way they live. She offers daily scriptural reflections on the gift of faith, conversion, Mary as a model of faith, and living evangelization.
  • Seasons of the Soul

    Carla Mae Streeter
    £7.50
    The liturgy is about a relationship, and Sr. Carla Mae’s beautiful images, poetry and prose show how the liturgy is a means of deepening our relationship with God personally and as a worship community and how this is reflected in the liturgical seasons.
  • Neighbors

    Chiara Lubich
    £5.95
    The wisdom of this collection is remarkable. It is mystical and practical at the same time. Lubich says, ‘We can’t go to God alone, but we must go to him with our brothers and sisters, since he is the Father of us all.’ Each phrase from Lubich offers a new colour for the palette we use to love our neighbour, who is not an obstacle between us and God but a sacred archway through whom we come into God’s presence, and through whom God comes to us. Lubich sends us forth with a heart ready to love as Jesus loved.
  • Living in the Gap

    Dennis J. Billy
    £9.95
    Fr. Billy points to the striking benefits and authentic renewal that embracing a spirituality of communion can bring to the life of men and women religious and their communities.
  • From Glory to Glory

    Rea McDonnell
    £12.95
    From Glory to Glory encourages scriptural/communal prayer. Texts are selected from the Gospel of John and the Letters of Paul.
  • God’s Word to Us

    Chiara Lubich
    £4.95
    These short reflections lead the reader into the very heart of the Good News, to the discovery of that Light which is ever ancient, ever new.
  • The Art of Loving

    Chiara Lubich
    £8.95
    The Art of Loving is a steady guide in today’s turbulent times, a handbook for anyone who strives each day to answer the call of love, which Chiara Lubich believed to be the primary vocation of every human person and our individual and collective fulfilment.
  • Muto has collected brief sayings by classical and contemporary spiritual writers whose words are keepsakes by anyone’s standards. As Saint Augustine of Hippo once said, ‘Feed your soul in divine readings; they will prepare for you a spiritual feast.’
  • Songs out of Silence

    Robert F. Morneau
    £9.95
    The passages contained in this book are the fruit of a life lived in contemplation, prayer, sacrifice and community living. They bring us back to what is essential in the spiritual life.  
  • These brief, yet incisive commentaries on the Daily lectionary serve a variety of purposes. They can be an aid to those preparing homilies, a source of personal meditation, or a way of deepening one’s understanding of the Gospels while following the Church’s liturgy.
  • Rays

    Chiara Lubich
    £5.00
    Each of us has a ray that burst forth from the Father’s heart when he spoke our name with the word Love. If we follow this ray, which is his will for us, we will become what we are in the mind of God from all eternity. It’s a matter of corresponding to his will, adhering to it, moment by moment, until the day when it will literally lead us back to the sun, to the Father.
  • Table Talk – Year A

    Jay Cormier
    £12.50
    Jay Cormier offers helpful reflections that will spark the Sunday conversation about the Gospel of Matthew around the parish table.
  • These brief, yet incisive commentaries on the Sunday lectionary serve a variety of purposes. They can be an aid to those preparing homilies, a source of personal meditation, or a way of deepening one’s understanding of the Gospels while following the Church’s liturgy.
  • Discovering Holiness

    Margaret MacLeod
    £9.50
    With tremendous simplicity the author traces a pathway to holiness, exposing some of the pitfalls and offering a host of practical tips.
  • Transformation in Prayer

    Jean Maalouf
    £9.95
    The author affirms that beyond the shallow ‘values’ of the everyday world lies true meaning which makes life fulfilling, ecstatic and liberating.  
  • Bernadette became a saint, not because the Virgin Mary appeared to her, but because of her willingness to do God’s will and to love those around her. Still today she is an inspiration to us.
  • Pope John Paul II referred to Mary as “Mother to all, and Mother forever.” The faithful know they can count on the heavenly Mother’s concern: Mary will never abandon them. By taking her into our own home as a supreme gift from the heart of the crucified Christ, we are assured a uniquely effective presence in the task of showing the world in every circumstance the fruitfulness of love and the authentic meaning of life.
  • Luke

    Megan McKenna
    £14.95
    For Christians of our time, Megan McKenna explores the meaning of the blessings and woes pronounced by Jesus on the plains of Galilee.
  • Pathways to Relationship

    Robert F. Morneau
    £5.95
    Robert F. Morneau helps readers to focus on their relationships to others and thereby build up a better society. He offers a month worth of daily reflections on simplicity, gentleness, humility, and friendship.
  • Pathways to Community

    Robert F. Morneau
    £5.95
    In Pathways to Community, well-known author Robert F. Morneau helps readers to focus on their relationships to others and to the larger society by offering a month worth of daily reflections on prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance.
  • Pathways to God

    Robert F. Morneau
    £5.95
    Baptism summons each Christian to a virtuous life. In this book, Robert F. Morneau helps readers to answer that call more completely by reflecting on the three great theological virtues. He has collected a month’s worth of daily reflections on faith, hope, and charity. Each week opens with a song or hymn that invites readers to proclaim their faith, followed by passages for meditation from a variety of poets, novelists, philosophers, and theologians. Each day’s entry concludes with a question and short prayer.
  • John

    Robert J. Karris
    £12.50
    Fr. Robert J. Karris presents the entire NAB text, section by section, followed by theologically solid, heartfelt commentaries written in a non-technical yet clear, precise, highly readable style. An invaluable source for personal reading, Bible study groups, and preachers.
  • Coming Together in Joy

    Stephen Liesenfeld
    £9.95
    Taken together, these sayings offer a concise summary of the main elements of Benedict’s teachings. They are a joy to read, satisfying the soul’s hunger and quenching the mind’s thirst.  
  • A Season of Rebirth

    Marc Foley
    £9.95
    The reflections contained here invite us to ponder our lives and to open our listening hearts to the voice of God, so that our Lent can truly be a Lent in its deepest sense – a spring that buds forth new life.
  • Matthew

    Megan McKenna
    £12.50
    In this perceptive commentary, McKenna shows that Matthew’s gospel is balm and hope for the Church today.
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