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  • New Horizons

    Chiara Amirante
    £7.50
    Chiara Amirante’s story is the stuff of high adventure. It tells of a soul completely given to God and to the service of those most in need in our society. 
  • This collection of stories by Cathy Beer is both hilarious and surprisingly moving – not to mention delightfully illustrated by Duncan Harper. It’s a total gem of a book and will entertain both adults and children alike.
  • Chiara Lubich – Prophet of Unity

    Maurizio Gentilini
    £17.00
    This biography aims at presenting  Chiara Lubich's life and work from a ‘historical’ perspective, offering the reader a rich and well-documented development of facts, situations and experiences.
  • My Ecumenical Journey

    Chiara Lubich
    £7.50
    This book, published during the centenary year of the birth of Chiara Lubich, may be considered a treatise on the spirituality of unity as lived out in the Focolare Movement. The readers hopefully discover in the brothers and sisters of a Church that is different from theirs the face of the one Christ.
  • 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.
  • Domenico Mangano lived his life in such a way as to communicate God's love to all who crossed his path.
  • 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.
  • Enriched by the Other

    Callan Slipper
    £3.95
    This insightful guide explores Receptive Ecumenism, a discipline of mutual listening, learning and understanding that encourages deeper unity between denominations.
  • My Life across the Oceans

    Silvio Daneo
    £9.95
    Silvio Daneo had been asked to put into writing the main facts which happened in the early days of the Focolare Movement in North America and in Asia.
  • Love in Christianity and Islam

    Mahnaz Heydarpoor
    £5.95
    At this critical moment of history when believers are often stereotyped as fanatics by the media, the author takes us back to what is essential in both Christianity and Islam: love.  
  • Natalia

    Matilde Cocchiaro
    £12.00
    As the first companion of Chiara Lubich, Natalia Dallapiccola was always in the forefront of the Focolare activities towards a united world. This book traces her story and the invaluable contributions Natalia has given towards building universal fraternity world-wide.
  • A Dialogue of Life

    Francisco Canzani, Silvina Chemen
    £12.00
    This is a book about interreligious dialogue between Jews and Christians, but it is so much more. Truly, it is a dialogue for life, full of wisdom and experience that benefits readers in every aspect of life.
  • 5 Steps to Facing Suffering

    Geraldine Guadagno
    £4.00
    These five insights about suffering will help you consider the value of suffering in a new light.
  • 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…
  • The contributors to this book write from a faith perspective but respectful of the place and role of science, both historically and today.
  • Tom Rowley shares telling insights with examples to help parents in their role of bringing up children. He explores concepts in the family such as loving one another, making little things count, realizing that suffering has value, reaching out to one another, and learning from one another. His thoughts, intuitions, and experiences unfold in a way that feel like a conversation around the kitchen table.
  • Structures of Grace

    Jeanne Buckeye, John Gallagher
    £10.95
    This is a book about the business practices of a group of companies who are dedicated to changing the world. These companies participate in the Economy of Communion (EOC) project, which is an initiative of the international and ecumenical Focolare movement.
  • 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.
  • Callan Slipper offers five ways for Christians to approach one another on the path toward unity.
  • Like the Sunshine

    Susan Gately
    £8.95
    Lieta (Blanca) Betoño (1951-2002) is considered a pioneer of the Focolare Movement in Ireland. As a twenty year old, she wrote ‘I only want to give joy to others’ – a quality confirmed by the name by which she then became known – Lieta – meaning happy or joyful.
  • Making Peace

    Roberto Morozzo Della Rocca
    £13.95
    This book presents the fascinating story of Sant’Egidio’s activities for peace and reconciliation for the good of humanity. And their motivation: love of God and love of neighbour.  
  • Gospel in Action

    Gary Brandl, Thomas Ess
    £8.95
    Gospel in Action helps to bridge the gap that so often exists between the Gospel message and our daily lives. By providing short and compelling personal stories we see what it looks like when the Gospel is applied to real life and lived out.
  • The New York Times called Chiara Lubich ‘one of the most influential women in the Catholic Church’. This biography transports readers inside the story of a young woman, born to a poor family in Trent, who felt called to dedicate her life to God.
  • One in the Lord

    Susan Muto
    £8.95
    Susan Muto challenges us to turn away from the cultural impulse toward me-centeredness.
  • Gifts from Heaven

    Mary Hartmann, Tom Hartmann
    £8.95
    Those attracted by the way God’s Providence works in the daily lives of real people will find Tom and Mary Hartmann’s reflections to be priceless pearls of wisdom. They describe how God’s Providence has consistently pushed to reconsider what it means to truly believe in God’s love in both the trials and joys of family life. Professionals in the field of family life (psychologists, social workers, doctors, nurses, spiritual directors, and pastors) will find this book and its discussion questions an invaluable faith-based resource.
  • Irene the Elephant

    Geraldine Guadagno
    £6.50
    Irene the elephant is a beautiful, evocative story for children about an oversized elephant who quite simply does not like herself. It's a great awakening at any age to feel that you are loved beyond measure...
  • The Wound and the Blessing

    Lugino Bruni
    £12.50
    Luigino Bruni offers an authoritative and innovative look at the cultural and anthropological premises underlying contemporary market economies and their promises. He suggests that the market has betrayed its promises and points out the need for balancing the increasing tendency toward isolation with the human need for relationships.
  • Blind Spot

    Dorothy Garrity Ranaghan
    £8.95
    Blind Spot is a remarkable book – well-written and totally engaging. I thought I’d already given ample thought to the teaching of the Church on war and violence. But, Ranaghan tackles this complex subject in a straightforward and thought-provoking way which brought me face to face with my superficial understanding of war and Christian identity.’
  • Leahy presents the movements as examples of the Church’s charismatic dimension, a principle which Pope John Paul II described as ‘co-essential’ with the hierarchical-institutional dimension.
  • Education’s Highest Aim

    Amy Uelmen, Michael James, Thomas Masters
    £9.95
    Education's Highest Aim will be valuable for anyone interested in understanding and improving education — teachers'; groups; school administrators; university courses in curriculum, instruction, or educational foundations; parents' organizations; developers of public policy.
  • New Financial Horizons

    Lorna Gold
    £12.50
    Gold examines the origins and substance of a promising alternative to the current globalized economy: the Economy of Communion. Benedict XVI cited the Economy of Communion in Caritas in Veritate as a promising form of intermediate activity between for-profit business and classic non-profit institutions.
  • Living Dialogue

    Chiara Lubich
    £8.95
    This little book offers a refreshing approach to Christian unity based on Chiara Lubich’s spirituality of communion. It contains her addresses to the World Council of Churches and at various ecumenical events. 
  • Marked for Life

    Richard Deats
    £9.95
    The non-violent approach to resolving situations of injustice was made famous by Mahatma Gandhi. One of its leading proponents in the late 20th century was Hildegard Goss-Mayr. Hers is a remarkable, though not well-known story of witnessing to the power of non-violent resistance.
  • 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.
  • Faithful Witness

    Michel Sabbah
    £17.50
    Second Edition. The question of peace in the Holy Land is key to the whole problem of relationships between the West and Islam. In this profound text, Patriarch Michel Sabbah reflects on his first-hand experience of the situation and offers his thoughts on a way towards peace and reconciliation.  
  • In a New Light

    Ron Austin
    £8.95
    Explores a spiritual foundation for creative film work and seeks ways to find common ground on which to build creative relationships. Austin’s inside look will prove fascinating not only to students and practitioners of the media arts but to anyone interested in this aspect of popular culture.
  • Living Together

    Andrea Riccardi
    £8.95
    In a world torn apart by conflict, the author, himself an experienced peace-maker, proposes some ways ahead in the complex world of international relations.  
  • This little book offers many practical suggestions for implementing and strengthening spiritual ecumenism, the heart of all efforts to re-unite divided Christians. It is an invaluable aid for anyone interested in or committed to the restoration of Christian unity.
  • Chiara Luce (2nd ed)

    Michele Zanzucchi
    £4.95
    Chiara Luce, a girl full of vitality, but, suddenly, she fell gravely ill. And, strangely, moment by moment, a new life full of light began to unfold for her. She was eighteen when she died, yet she had lived to the full. On 25 September 2010, Chiara Luce was beatified by Pope Benedict XVI and is now known as ‘Blessed Chiara Badano’.
  • Becoming Community

    Karl A. Schultz
    £9.95
    A thorough exploration of the nature of community and interpersonal relationships as revealed in Sacred Scripture, ‘Becoming Community’ guides readers in reflecting on particular passages from both the Old and New Testaments concerning the circumstances of personal, family, and community life.
  • In this moving collection of writings from John Paul II’s final year in this world, he calls us to build a more open society which recognises human rights, to listen to our neighbour’s cry for help, to build bridges and to share in one another’s gifts.
  • The World of GeeBee & W

    Walter Kostner
    £10.00
    The world of GB & W is full of wonder, simplicity and humor. With loveable clown-like faces, these two pals discover and uncover some of life’s most valuable lessons – all in a day’s play. DVD format
  • Instructing Beginners in Faith

    Saint Augustine
    £10.95
    This classic exposition of the Christian faith has been frequently and creatively adapted to serve the needs of education in faith in many different contexts. Augustine’s understanding of the problems faced by religious educators demonstrates his profound grasp of the human condition.
  • Richard Deats’ analysis of Gandhi’s search for God and the value of nonviolence is very readable and insightful. Gandhi always believed one cannot find God without first understanding and living a nonviolent lifestyle. This book shows us the way to higher thinking and higher living.
  • 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.
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