Tim Staples explains the incredible impact that the Church’s understanding of Mary has on our spiritual lives, and the profound way that Marian doctrines and dogmas safeguard what we believe about her Son. Using penetrating insights and humor, Tim shows how correct knowledge of our humble Mother reveals our own identity in Christ, and empowers us to say “Yes” to God!
Sexual freedom isn't just about conquering sexual addictions; it's about saying yes to real love. Unlike other books that simply present God's design for human sexuality, Freedom guides a young man on his journey in Jesus Christ. Topics include:• The crisis of manhood facing our modern culture.• Why true masculinity is rooted in sexual purity, virtue, and sacrificial love.• How to heal from ... [More]
You’re almost certainly not as kind as you ought to be—and your relationships with God and those you love may be suffering as a result. Probably you just can’t find the time—and can’t ever seem to develop the patience—that you need in order to be consistently kind amidst the irritations that afflict you daily. That’s why The Hidden Power of Kindness is such a godsend.There’s nothin... [More]
In this compelling and timely book, best-selling author Vinny Flynn draws from Scripture, the teachings of the Church, and the Diary of St. Faustina to reveal the heart of Divine Mercy. He offers an invitation and a road map so that Divine Mercy, the overflow of love from the Holy Trinity, can transform your life. ------------------------- Praise for 7 Secrets of Divine Mercy “This book will... [More]
The Apostles’ and Nicene Creeds are prayers most Catholics take for granted. We pray them by rote when we say the rosary or go to Mass—often without thinking about or fully understanding what we’re saying.Providing you with this understanding is what The Faith for Beginners is all about. It’s a fascinating romp through the history of the Creeds, closely examining what we believe and why—... [More]
Mark Hart uses Scripture and his experience of surviving an earthquake to share how we can master our fears. He also reveals how our fears will pursue us if we don't meet them head on. Mark encourages us to not only face the proverbial giants in our lives but to slay them as David did Goliath, thereby finding freedom in Christ.
Saint John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI, and Pope Francis have made it clear that Divine Mercy is at the very center of the Christian faith. In this talk, best-selling author Vinny Flynn shares his 7 Secrets of Divine Mercy, and Christ’s message of love for each of us, and for the whole world.
Drawing on the lives of some of the greatest political, intellectual and religious leaders of modern times, and the author's personal experience, Virtuous Leadership demonstrates that leadership and virtue are not only compatible, they are actually synonymous.Virtuous Leadership demonstrates how virtues such as magnanimity, humility, courage, and self-control promote personal transformation and th... [More]
Peter Kreeft provides a look at the nature of Heaven that offers all readers a refreshingly clear, theologically sound, and always fascinating glimpse of that "undiscovered country." Kreeft's engaging and informative account thoughtfully answers such intriguing questions as:- How can we know what Heaven is like? - Will we all be equal in Heaven? - What will we do in Heaven? - Will we know everythi... [More]
In this popular work of apologetics, Mark Shea presents a lively and entertaining look at his conversion to Catholicism from Evangelicalism and his discovery of Christian Tradition. As an Evangelical, Shea accepted the principle of Sola Scriptura (Scripture alone) as the basis of faith. Now as a Catholic convert, he skillfully explains how and why Sacred Tradition occupies a central role in divin... [More]
More than a traditional rite, an important symbol, or an excuse for a family photo op at church, Baptism is a pivotal spiritual experience that parishioners often take for granted, or simply don’t understand. With Reborn: You, Your Child and the Heart of Baptism, the true meaning of Baptism comes alive for everyone involved in the baptism of a child.Through six DVDs Reborn explores the deeply pe... [More]
Turn your Baptism Preparation into an opportunity for transformative evangelization with the supplemental materials for Reborn: You, Your Child and the Heart of Baptism, the new six-DVD series from the renowned Augustine Institute. In the pages of this comprehensive leader’s guide, you will find: - Instructions for Using the Videos and Guides - Impactful Discussion Questions - Detailed Teaching,... [More]
What if there is a lot more happening in the Sacrament of Baptism than most people realize? Reborn—a beautiful and engaging video series from the Augustine Institute—explores the deeply personal and sacred relevancy of Baptism for parents, godparents and, most importantly, the baptized. With this guide, you will experience an interactive time of discovery, including: - Preparation for Baptism ... [More]
Beautiful, compelling, and enlightening, Reborn: You, Your Child and the Heart of Baptism is the ideal tool to educate and inspire Catholics at church or at home. Turn your Baptism Preparation into an opportunity for transformative evangelization with the supplemental materials for Reborn. This Leader Kit includes a 6-DVD Parish Edition Set, a comprehensive Leader Guide, and a Participant Guide. ... [More]
In Timothy P. Schmalz's "I Knew You in the Womb," an angel weeps over an empty cradle. This sculpted image is powerfully pro-life, and is a touching memorial for any child that has been lost.
In this dynamic talk Dr. Scott Hahn explains the importance of oaths, which invoke God’s name and implore His assistance. He shows that oaths are also the means of transforming our personal relationship with Christ into a covenant relationship. Dr. Hahn then explains what led him to move from believing in only two Sacraments to all seven. In sharing these insights, he connects oaths to the seven... [More]
In Swear to God, Dr. Scott Hahn explores the richness of Christ's sacraments, their doctrine, history, symbols, and rituals. Drawing upon the Bible and the Church's tradition, he shows how God's covenants with Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, and David became the driving forces in history. When Jesus came to fulfill all these covenants, He established a new covenant, with greater power than ever before... [More]
Dr. Timothy Gray presents an honest look at the blessings and struggles of marriage. He connects the Fall to daily marital struggles and explains how, like Adam and Eve, spouses can end up blaming instead of supporting each other. Dr. Gray also explains how words can heal and build up married life. Discover how to find or renew happiness in your marriage with Beloved.
This updated and expanded edition of Edward Sri's classic meditation on Pope John Paul II's Love and Responsibility includes a new introduction, new chapters for singles and engaged couples, and more stories of people whose lives have been transformed by Pope John Paul II's Theology of the Body.