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]
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 d... [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 Baptis... [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.
Get the most out of Advent and Christmas by following along with Bishop Robert Barron's homilies as he unpacks the profound Scripture readings for Liturgical Cycle C. The readings that correspond to the homilies on this CD were last heard in Advent 2012.
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.
In this practical but spiritual presentation, Dr. Gregory Popcak discusses four keys to develop self-awareness and self mastery. He reveals that emotions are a gift from God and that they can help you grow in virtue. Learn how to master your feelings and calm your emotional storms so that you can experience the peace of Christ.
Dr. Gregory and Lisa Popcak, through a five-part P.E.A.C.E. process, offer powerful insights to help you work through difficult situations with the people in your life. This system will assist you in resolving problems and work towards more fully reconcile with them. Full of practical guidance, this presentation will show you how to better love and relate to the difficult people in your life.
Reflect on Matthew 25 with Timothy P. Schmalz's sculpture representation, "When I Was in Prison." This beautiful sculpture of an inmate's hands resting on bars with wounds embodies the Gospel message.
God has created each of us uniquely – to play a unique role in our time and our world. But how do we know what God is calling us to do? If He is calling us, why can’t we hear Him more clearly? What will we have to take on or give up if we follow His call?Watch the trailer for CALLED: Discover Your Vocation now.These are the questions explored in CALLED: Discover Your Vocation. With practical h... [More]
God has created our teens as unique individuals to play unique roles in our time and our world. But how can they know what God is asking them to do? If He is calling them, why can’t they hear Him more clearly? What will they have to take on or give up if they follow His call? Click here for a sample of the Leader Guide. CALLED: Discover Your Vocation is a way to find the answers. CALLED w... [More]
God has created you as a unique individual to play unique roles in your time and world. But how can you know what God is asking you to do? If He is calling you, why can’t you hear Him more clearly? What will you have to take on or give up if you follow His call? Click here for a sample of the Study Guide. CALLED: Discover Your Vocation is a way to find the answers. CALLED introduces vocat... [More]