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3-Book Bundle: Crossing the Tiber, Catholicism, and Meet Your Mother

Augustine Institute

For a limited time only, get this special bundle of three popular books for only $10 (over 60% off the retail price)!

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Crossing the Tiber is an exhilarating conversion story of a devout Baptist who relates how he overcame his hostility to the Catholic Church by serious Bible study and vast research into the writings of the early Church Fathers.

Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith complements the beloved DVD series and study program of the same name by Bishop Robert Barron. The book is based on the scripts for the series, but delves more deeply into the content, including more than 100 photos of the art used in the documentary.

Meet Your Mother explores the critical question of why Catholics pay so much attention to Mary, the Mother of Jesus. This easy-read pocket book on Mary covers all the major teachings about the Mother of Jesus, but is particularly written for the person who has little or no background knowledge about her. 

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Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith complements the DVD series and study program of the same name. The book is based on the scripts for the series, but delves more deeply into the content, including more than 100 photos of the art used in the documentary.

Bishop Robert Barron seeks to capture the body, heart and mind of the Catholic faith. Starting from the essential foundation of Jesus Christ’s incarnation, life, and teaching, Bishop Barron moves through the defining elements of Catholicism – from sacraments, worship, and prayer, to Mary, the Apostles, and Saints, to grace, salvation, heaven, and hell – using his distinct and dynamic grasp of art, literature, architecture, personal stories, Scripture, theology, philosophy, and history to present the Church to the world.

Pages: 292
Book Dimensions: 5.125" x 8"

 
1 Crossing the Tiber

Crossing the Tiber

This book is an exhilarating conversion story of a devout Baptist who relates how he overcame his hostility to the Catholic Church by serious Bible study and vast research into the writings of the early Church Fathers. In addition to a moving account of their conversion that caused Ray and his wife to “cross the Tiber” to Rome, he offers an in-depth treatment of Baptism and the Eucharist in Scripture and the ancient Church.

 

I sent the book to my brother who was away from the church (married outside the church) for many years. He came back to the church, I witnessed their marriage at Sunday Mass, and he is now a catechist and his wife is a Eucharistic minister and Lector. Deacon Joe Joe - Cumming, GA
1 Meet Your Mother - Book

Meet Your Mother - Book

MARIAN THEOLOGY MADE EASY! 

Ever wonder why so many people pay so much attention to Mary, the Mother of Jesus? From the most ancient traditions of Mary in Christianity to the “Hail Mary” pass in American football, the Mother of Jesus has pervaded most world cultures for the last two thousand years. 

But could the Mother of Jesus also be your mother? 

 

Dr. Mark Miravalle gave astounding information regarding our Blessed Mother. Having been just received into the Catholic Church this past Easter Vigil (2014), and having taken her name, Maria, as my Confirmation name, I am overjoyed at how much there is to know about her. This information, given so intelligently and clearly by Dr. Miravalle, has served to affirm the recent powerful answers that I have personally received as a result of my petitions to the Blessed Mother. I also appreciated his specific encouragements, the suggestions of prayers, Novenas, and even petitions to the Pope, on behalf of world peace through consecration to Mary. He helped to make her more real to me. Francesca - Stone Ridge, NY

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Fatima for Today

Fatima for Today

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Though the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima took place almost a hundred years ago, Our Lady’s call to prayer and penance for the salvation of souls and peace in the world is as relevant now as when first delivered to three Portuguese peasant children in 1917.

At the peak of World War I, Our Lady warned us of another possible worldwide conflict, the rise and spread of Communism, and a terrible persecution of the Church, unless people repented of their sins and returned to God. She also requested devotion to her Immaculate Heart and a special consecration of Russia.

Much of what Our Lady of Fatima said was revealed soon after her appearances, but the third and final “secret,” which was not a message but a prophetic vision seen by the children, was not unveiled by the Vatican until 2000. Pope John Paul II, who read the third secret while recovering from the attempt upon his life in 1981, believed the vision signified the sufferings the Church had endured in the twentieth century.

Because of the prophetic nature of her messages, the story of Our Lady of Fatima has been the subject of much controversy and speculation. In his book, Fr. Andrew Apostoli, an acclaimed expert on Fatima, carefully analyzes the events and messages at Fatima and clears up lingering questions and doubts about their meaning. He also challenges the reader to hear anew the call of Our Lady to prayer and sacrifice, for the world is ever in need of generous hearts willing to make reparation for those in danger of losing their way to God.

About the Author:

Fr. Andrew Apostoli, C.F.R., a founding member of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, has been teaching and preaching retreats and parish missions for several decades. He is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on the apparitions at Fatima. He is the author of numerous books, including Following Mary to Jesus and Walk Humbly with Your God. Fr. Apostoli is the vice-postulator for the cause of the canonization of Archbishop Fulton Sheen. A frequent host on EWTN, he hosted the TV special “Our Lady of Fatima and the First Saturday Devotion”.

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Book Size: 5.25 x 8
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Who Am I to Judge? Responding to Relativism with Logic and Love

Who Am I to Judge? Responding to Relativism with Logic and Love

Discussing moral issues with family and friends can be a challenge in a culture that strongly promotes the idea that there is no objective truth. Speaking from a wealth of personal experience, renowned author and theologian Dr. Edward Sri provides 5 “keys” to enable Christians to oppose with logic and love what Pope Benedict XVI called the “dictatorship of relativism.” He also clarifies the proper understanding of what it means to judge, and the importance of making good judgments.

 

This talk not only helped me understand what relativism is, but more importantly it gave me simple, practical ways to defend against it. Rowena - NSW, Australia

7 Big Myths About The Catholic Church

7 Big Myths About The Catholic Church

The Roman Catholic Church has long been the target of suspicion and hostility. But how much of this is based on ignorance and prejudice and how much is the fruit of thoughtful consideration of the facts?

This book separates fact from fiction. Without excusing or justifying wrongdoing, author Christopher Kaczor clarifies official Catholic teaching and demonstrates that much popular opinion about Catholicism is based on misunderstanding and misinformation. He also provides robust and lucid arguments for Catholic belief and practice.

No one book can answer everyone’s questions or objections about Catholicism, but this work examines seven of the most controversial and common myths about the Catholic Church.

Topics include:
• The Church Opposes Science
• The Church Hates Gays
• The Church Hates Women
• The Church Opposes Same-Sex Marriage Because of Bigotry
• Priestly Celibacy Caused the Crisis of Priestly Pedophilia

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• Page count: 160
• Dimensions: 5.25 x 8
• Cover: Paperback 
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About the Author:
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Religionless Spirituality: Why We Need the Church

Religionless Spirituality: Why We Need the Church

Renowned Scripture scholar and author, Dr. Tim Gray, provides a fascinating explanation of the importance of the visible Church and the centrality of God on Earth. He offers incredible insights that make clear the role of the Church as an essential part of God’s plan for salvation, which are sure to help those who have left her, or who mistakenly claim to be “spiritual, but not religious.”

This talk is also available in Spanish.

 

This teaching is like no other! Julie - Bluffton, SC

21 Ways to Worship

21 Ways to Worship

Vinny Flynn, best-selling author of 7 Secrets of the Eucharist, shares his favorite ways to pray in Eucharistic Adoration. 

Written in Vinny’s personal, conversational style, 21 Ways to Worship is an easy-to-read guide, jam-packed with inspiring ideas, techniques, and prayers to help you make the most of your time in Adoration.

Click here to read a sample of the book. Click here to view discussion questions.




This is the perfect resource for beginners and veteran adorers, you’ll learn new ways to:

• Intercede for others with new power
• Bring the scriptures to life
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• Draw closer to God as Father
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• Allow Our Lady to guide you
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Prayer - Booklet

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Our Lady Untier of Knots - Booklet

Our Lady Untier of Knots - Booklet

During his studies in Germany, Pope Francis encountered a local devotion centered on an image of Our Lady in the Church of St Peter in Augsburg. Many had come to pray with seemingly irresolvable family and marriage problems and had been helped. On his return to Argentina he set about spreading this devotion and its novena.

This booklet gives a brief history of the devotion and the main prayers to “Our Lady Undoer (or Untier) of Knots.”

 

15 Things to Do in the Midst of Suffering

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Awesome! It reinforced what I knew and added some wisdom and understanding on suffering. I want to order 5-10 of these CDs to hand out to my family and friends. Mary - Freedom, WI

Customer Comments


I sent "Crossing the Tiber" to my brother who was away from the church (married outside the church) for many years. He came back to the church, I witnessed their marriage at Sunday Mass, and he is now a catechist and his wife is a Eucharistic minister and Lector. Deacon Joe - Cumming, GA
This information in "Meet Your Mother" given so intelligently and clearly by Dr. Miravalle, has served to affirm the recent powerful answers that I have personally received as a result of my petitions to the Blessed Mother. He helped to make her more real to me. Francesca - Stone Ridge, NY
"Catholicism" engaging and very interesting. The variety in topics... really helped me understand how vast and vibrant Catholicism is. James - LaGrange Park, IL