Author: Robert F. Morneau
Publisher: Orbis Books
ISBN: 1570757135
Format: PDF, ePub
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Bishop Morneau takes us inside the Sacrament of Reconciliation and shows us how the power of Jesus' mercy can transform our lives. He also inspires us to express forgiveness and mercy to those weknow and those we don't know. Readers come to know the compassion of Jesus in their daily life. Here is wonderful spiritual reading that is also useful for group discussion.

This Is Our Faith

Author: Michael Pennock
Publisher: Ave Maria Press
ISBN: 1594718423
Format: PDF, Docs
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This Is Our Faith: A Catholic Catechism for Adults is a bestselling overview of the faith for those preparing entry into the Church, as well as for both newly initiated and lifelong Catholics who wish to understand Church teachings more clearly. This revised and updated edition strengthens one of the strongest endorsements of the book: that it communicates important Church teachings in an engaging and understandable manner. Revised and updated in collaboration with longtime RCIA leaders, this new edition of This Is Our Faith has been refreshed with two new chapters, with language and style more in line with the Catechism of the Catholic Church, and with updated cultural and historical references. The text maintains the popular book’s accessible tone and easy-to-follow organization, following the four pillars of the Catechism: the Profession of Faith celebration of the sacraments, liturgy, and the Paschal Mystery life in Christ: foundations of Catholic morality Christian prayer Chapters in each of the four parts lead with a thought-provoking story that connects the reader to important teachings, which are then communicated through an easy-to-understand question-and-answer format. Discussion questions and suggestions for additional reading are included for RCIA and parish adult-education groups wishing to explore Church teachings in a group environment. This Is Our Faith provides a solid, clear presentation of the Catholic faith for adults at any stage in their faith journey.

The Catholic Way

Author: Bishop Donald Wuerl
Publisher: Image
ISBN: 0385506422
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In The Catholic Way, Bishop Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington D.C., has offered up an accessible, easy-to-use blueprint to the Catholic Church's most recent catechism, a detailed summary of Catholic thought compiled by a commission of church cardinals and bishops in 1992.

To Reconcile God s People

Author: Roger Michael Mahony
Publisher: Paulist Press
ISBN: 080914669X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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As Archbishop of Los Angeles, Cardinal Roger Mahony was renowned for the wisdom and insight imparted in his writings. Here we have collected some of his best work in the area of ministry and mission, crafted in collaboration with his theological advisor, Dr. Michael Downey. In his active retirement, Cardinal Roger Mahony, Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, continues to work for immigration reform in the United States. In addition to serving as Professor of Theology in various universities and seminaries in the United States and abroad, Michael Downey has been the Cardinal's Theologian since 1996. Book jacket.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Catholic Catechism

Author: David I. Fulton, STD, JCD
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440636583
Format: PDF
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Operating instructions for being a Catholic. The Catechism is an amazing collection of Church teachings and rules that cover everything from the basics, like honoring God, to more unusual subjects, such as paying just wages and respecting animals. Perfect for students, lay teachers, Catholics, and readers of other faiths, this guide is the key to understanding the daily life of Catholics and gives readers an appreciation for what Catholics believe. ? Provides information and explanations without a conservative or liberal slant ? Co-author is a clergyperson expert on the teachings of the Catechism ? Companion volume to The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Understanding Catholicism, Third Edition

The Westminster Dictionary of Christian Spirituality

Author: Gordon S. Wakefield
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 9780664221706
Format: PDF, Docs
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Ecumenical in character, this comprehensive and authoritative dictionary is the achievement of scholars of international standing--Anglicans, Roman Catholics, Baptists, Presbyterians, Quakers, Methodists, Lutherans, and others....The articles are nondogmatic and scholarly....The main emphasis is thematic--the entries represent types, schools, and subjects. Articles that refer to non-Christian religions...are included insofar as they have influenced Christianity. The unifying theme of the dictionary is that it seeks to illumine ways in which women and men have responded to God in prayer and living...