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  • Beloved of My Heart

    Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
    £7.50
    Like many women mystics of the past, St Gertrude is being rediscovered and appreciated as a true spiritual teacher rather than just a sentimental woman visionary.
  • Song in My Heart

    Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
    £7.50
    The Spiritual Canticle was born from the heart of a man who knew that the love of God costs ‘not less than everything.’
  • A Revelation of Love

    Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
    £9.95
    ‘A Revelation of Love’ was written by a woman about whom we know very little, yet she has had an enormous impact on the spirituality of our time, and is now just being rediscovered as a teacher and theologian of great originality and depth.
  • Reading the Book of Life

    Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
    £5.95
    In this edited selection from the accounts Angela dictated both of her visionary experiences and her advice and insights, Elizabeth Ruth Obbard has rendered into direct speech the voice of a woman from the thirteenth century, robust and passionate, constantly open to fresh perspectives.
  • My Life – My Prayer

    Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
    £5.95
    In this book we meet a frivolous teenager, who became a frivolous nun at twenty-one, hoping thereby to avoid marriage and childbearing and attain heaven, without too much effort. Teresa of Avila writes engagingly and honestly, allowing us to follow her struggles with not only her health, but with the conflict between her desire for a life of prayer in a real relationship with God and her attachment to the comforts and distractions of her not- at- all strict convent.
  • The Music of Silence

    Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
    £5.95
    Elizabeth Catez (Sr Elizabeth of the Trinity) wrote two retreats towards the end of her life. They have been chosen here, together with her famous prayer to the Trinity, in the hope that they will help the reader to be led into Elizabeth’s silence, and into sharing her secret of total surrender in love to the One she called ‘her Three’.
  • In this second volume, Vogue first provides historical and critical commentary on texts from the Rule of the Master and other early sources, then shows how Benedict integrated and developed this material in writing his Prologue, Epilogue and chapters on the Tools of Good Works, Silence and Humility.
  • Holiness for Everyone

    Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
    £5.95
    Introduction to the Devout Life began as a series of letters to one of Francis’ spiritual daughters, who looked to him for direction.
  • 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.
  • Writings on the Spiritual Life

    Christopher P. Evans
    £39.50
    Exegesis, Theology and Spirituality from the Abbey of St Victor
  • Poverty – Simplicity – Joy

    Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
    £5.95
    Occasionally in the Church some spirit is raised up who proves to have a universal significance that endures through the ages. Such a one was Francis of Assisi, whose life continues to inspire countless thousands of Christians, and even people of other faiths and none.
  • 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.
  • Travelling Inwards

    Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
    £5.95
    The Interior Castle, also known as the Book of Mansions, is considered Teresa of Avila’s greatest and most mature explanation of the spiritual journey. For Teresa, growing spiritually is traveling inwards to the centre of our being where God dwells, yet too few set out with resolution to reach the Divine Presence.
  • 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.
  • These meditations invite you to reflect upon the courage and selflessness that imitate the spirit of Mary and that continue to draw people to the Marist life.
  • On Love

    Hugh Feiss
    £27.50
    This volume provides a magnificent point of entry into the fascinating diversity of Victorine authors, all of whom contributed in their own way to fresh thinking about love, human and divine.
  • Day by Day with St Francis

    Gianluigi Pasquale
    £14.95
    This collection of carefully selected passages from the Early Documents series of the Franciscan movement published by New City sets out a plan for meditation during the course of the year.
  • A Taste of Hildegard

    Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
    £5.95
    Hildegard of Bingen, newly declared Doctor of the Church, and a woman of such formidable accomplishments that one wonders if there was anything she did not master!
  • Hugo's workbook is a proven resource that has guided people at all academic levels through a study of the life and writings of Saint Francis using primary sources in translation. This Second Edition is a thorough revision that includes new scholarship and new bibliographic references and is compatible with Francis of Assisi Early Documents.
  • Christian Rodembourg invites us to join with Fr. Eusebe-Henri Menard in a bold spiritual adventure rooted in Divine tenderness for our world. A renowned Franciscan preacher, Father Menard probed, charmed and inspired many young adults to join with him and follow Jesus to be leaven in the world around them – to be that Divine tenderness.
  • Introducing Julian

    Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
    £7.50
    This book, beautifully illustrated by the author herself, introduces Julian to a wider readership by setting her in her own time and place and giving a selection of illustrated readings from Revelations of Divine Love. It is a book that will provide many hours of fruitful reflection.
  • An A to Z of Lourdes

    Nino Bucca
    £14.95
    This little encyclopaedia will help Lourdes to leave a deep and lasting impact on its many visitors.
  • Vincent de Paul, lived a rich and complex life. Intensely devoted to Jesus, especially Jesus suffering in the poor, Vincent’s way of reading the gospel has special resonance for today.
  • Life in God’s Now

    Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
    £5.95
    Jean Pierre de Caussade’s Self-Abandonment to Divine Providence for everyone, simplified and illustrated by Elizabeth Ruth Obbard.
  • Canonised in 1995, Eugene de Mazenod is still relatively unknown. This book offers an insight into his rich spirituality which takes Christ’s preferential option for the poor as its centrepiece.
  • 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.
  • Foundress of the Little Sisters of the Poor, Jeanne Jugan instilled her followers with a spirit of humility and charity which is transmitted in the pages of this little book.
  • The Prayers of Saint Francis

    Wolfgang Bader
    £6.95
    Francis experienced God’s presence in his heart and he expressed this intimate relationship in the prayers which have since become spiritual classics. This translation contains fifty-five of Francis’ most beautiful prayers, including The Canticles of Creatures, the Divine Praises and A Prayer for Assisi.
  • Lourdes for Today and Tomorrow

    Jacques Perrier
    £11.95
    The Bishop of Lourdes offers his vision for the mission of the Shrine of Lourdes both now and in the years to come. It shows Lourdes to be much more than a place of Roman Catholic piety.  
  • Our Father St Benedict

    & Lourdes Viñas, Regina Goberna
    £7.50
    The pages of this book contain a challenge. With simplicity, charm and penetrating depth, they lay before us those ancient Gospel values which are as uncomfortable and as questioning as ever.
  • The Cloud Of Unknowing For Everyone

    Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
    £5.95
    The author, herself a contemplative Carmelite, introduces the reader to this spiritual classic through her very accessible prose and simple, yet beautiful illustrations. Anyone who is attracted by the contemplative life, whilst living in the midst of our busy world, will find this little book a great help.
  • Clare of Assisi (PB)

    Regis J. Armstrong
    £20.00
    A companion to the four-volume publication of ‘Francis of Assisi: Early Documents’ and a resource for all studying early Franciscanism. The book especially helps the reader appreciate St Clare in the context of her culture and time. It provides new translations of St Clare’s writings and related primary sources, as well as previously unpublished documents chronicling her life. It is a treasure for all who are attracted by the Franciscan tradition. VIEW IN HARDBACK EDITION
  • Clare of Assisi (HB)

    Regis J. Armstrong
    £30.00
    A companion to the four-volume publication of ‘Francis of Assisi: Early Documents’ and a resource for all studying early Franciscanism. The book especially helps the reader appreciate St Clare in the context of her culture and time. It provides new translations of St Clare’s writings and related primary sources, as well as previously unpublished documents chronicling her life. It is a treasure for all who are attracted by the Franciscan tradition. VIEW IN PAPERBACK EDITION
  • This collection of carefully selected passages from the Fathers of the Church sets out a plan for meditation during the course of the year. It is a powerful tool by which we can make their discoveries our own. There is a theme for each month of the year and a reading for each day. Beatifully presented in hard back with an attractive full colour dust jacket, this book makes an ideal gift for anyone who values the things of the Spirit.
  • Gospel Childhood

    Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
    £5.95
    This little book really does take the reader to the heart of Therese’s message. Simple, yet profound, and illustrated with the author’s own drawings, this is a book to treasure, to read and re-read, each time discovering something new about Therese of Lisieux.
  • Charles de Foucauld

    Little Sister Annie of Jesus
    £7.50
    In this fascinating biography of Charles de Foucauld, Little Sister Annie presents Charles as what he was: a man who was converted from a wayward lifestyle to a heroic follower of Jesus.
  • This work is composed of essays by significant scholars in Franciscan theology, history, and hagiography.
  • The Living Flame of Love

    Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
    £5.95
    This is the third in Elizabeth Obbard’s popular series of spiritual biographies with a difference. She is able to communicate the amazing depth of St John of the Cross’ spiritual experience in the simplest of ways in this book, beautifully illustrated by the author herself.
  • The Silence of Thomas

    Bruno Forte
    £5.95
    The author offers us the chance to taste something of the mysterious silence of Thomas shortly before his death. The beauty of the words in poetic form take us beyond the limitations of words and usher us into the silence where the Word speaks.  
  • Knowing wealth but no stranger to poverty, devoted spouse and mother, committed religious, generous heart – Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton has become a model of sanctity to people in all walks of life in America and throughout the world.
  • This volume, 15 Days of Prayer With Saint Katharine Drexel, introduces readers to the Philadelphia socialite who became a nun and a missionary to the poor and oppressed.
  • A profound introduction to the contemplative way.
  • Francis of Assisi – Index (PB)

    Regis J. Armstrong
    £9.95
    This series, now published in three volumes, is a new and more complete presentation of Franciscan critical texts than has ever been available before. It also offers fresh translations in the light of the latest scholarship – some of the texts are published for the first time in English.
  • The author of the ever popular Introducing Julian of Norwich has come up with another gem in this simple but profound guide to the spirituality of St Teresa of Avila. She takes the reader right to the heart of the great Spanish mystic’s way to union with God.
  • Francis of Assisi – Index (HB)

    Regis J. Armstrong
    £12.50
    This series, now published in three volumes, is a new and more complete presentation of Franciscan critical texts than has ever been available before. It also offers fresh translations in the light of the latest scholarship – some of the texts are published for the first time in English.
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