In this informative presentation, Dr. Tim Gray, Augustine Institute President, shares how Lectio Prayer enables you to enter into a dialogue with God. This prayerful reading of Sacred Scripture is a proven means to encounter God in daily life and will benefit those new to prayer and the more experienced alike.This talk was formerly titled Lectio Divina
The Leader's Guide is the key to facilitating an effective group study of Prayer: Finding Intimacy with God. Created to help you lead others deeper into Scripture, this comprehensive resource for leaders presents practical help to make the most of adult faith formation with your study group. Click here for a sample of the Leader Guide. With easy-to-use, step-by-step instructions, you... [More]
The Study Guide for Prayer: Finding Intimacy with God is key to getting the full Lectio experience. The powerful resource was created to lead you deeper into Scripture as you read, reflect, and respond. Click here for a sample of the Study Guide. Beautifully and thoughtfully crafted, this personal Study Guide leads you further into the study of prayer and provides you with over 100 p... [More]
This leader kit includes everything a leader needs to present Lectio Prayer to a group, whether in a parish or at home. This package includes all six episodes of Prayer: Finding Intimacy with God on three DVDs, plus a comprehensive Leader's Guide (which includes complete Study Guide content). Click here for a sample of the Leader Guide. Click here for a sample of the Study Guide. T... [More]
Be sure to get the full experience of Lectio Prayer with this special kit, which includes the DVD set (six episodes on three DVDs) and the corresponding Study Guide. Click here for a sample of the Study Guide. In Prayer: Finding Intimacy with God renowned speaker Dr. Tim Gray masterfully uses the ancient Church's tradition of lectio divina to show you the simple steps for making pra... [More]
Get the book based on the acclaimed Symbolon: The Catholic Faith Explained series!If you were asked what immediately comes to mind when you hear the words “Catholic Church,” would you answer “an intimate relationship with the God who loves me?”If not, you would do well to read this engaging and thought-provoking book that explains why such a relationship is the reason for every... [More]
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]