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Lectio: Mary - Leader Kit

Dr. Brant Pitre

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This leader kit includes everything you need to present Lectio: Mary to a group, whether in a parish or at home. This bundle includes all eight sessions of Lectio Mary: The Bible and the Mother of God, plus a comprehensive Leader’s Guide, which includes complete Study Guide content.

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Why is Mary so important to Catholics, and why have so many people been devoted to her over the centuries? What can we learn about her from Sacred Scripture? Find out the answers to these questions and much more in this Lectio series on Mary.

Featuring the insightful biblical teaching of Dr. Brant Pitre, Lectio Mary: The Bible and the Mother of God examines what Scripture, the life of Christ, and the early Church fathers reveal about Mary. By closely examining the connections between the Old and New Testaments, Dr. Pitre presents clear and easily understood explanations about the life and identity of Mary, the Mother of God.

With the artistry of the Augustine Institute’s Lectio series, this dynamic video program and accompanying workbook combine an in-depth biblical study with insightful questions, answers to common misconceptions about Mary, and personal reflections to lead the participants into a deeper love for Mary and a clearer understanding of her role in the Christian life.


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The Lectio series was created by the expert teachers at the Augustine Institute, the fastest growing Graduate School of Theology in the country. The Augustine Institute seeks to equip Catholics and parishes to renew the Church and transform the world for Christ. Now every Catholic parish has the opportunity to share in the institute’s work through the Lectio series.

Lectio Mary: The Bible and the Mother of God features eight sessions of insightful presentations by renowned theologian Dr. Brant Pitre. The Leader’s Guide includes:

- Study Guide content including prayers, video outlines, and discussion questions for each session (to follow along with your participants)
- Guidelines on how to lead a small group study
- A leader overview for each session
- Suggested answers for the program’s discussion questions and daily reflections
- Insights for understanding Sacred Scripture and Tradition

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Lectio: Mary - DVD Set

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Why is Mary so important to Catholics, and why have so many people been devoted to her over the centuries? What can we learn about her from Sacred Scripture? Find out the answers to these questions and much more in this Lectio series on Mary.

Featuring the insightful biblical teaching of Dr. Brant Pitre, Lectio Mary: The Bible and the Mother of God examines what Scripture, the life of Christ, and the early Church fathers reveal about Mary. By closely examining the connections between the Old and New Testaments, Dr. Pitre presents clear and easily understood explanations about the life and identity of Mary, the Mother of God.

With the artistry of the Augustine Institute’s Lectio series, this dynamic video program and accompanying workbook combine an in-depth biblical study with insightful questions, answers to common misconceptions about Mary, and personal reflections to lead the participants into a deeper love for Mary and a clearer understanding of her role in the Christian life.



Click here to watch a sample of Lectio Mary: The Bible and the Mother of God today!


Episode Listing:
Session 1 - The New Eve - 37 mins
Session 2 - The New Ark - 35 mins
Session 3 - Mother of the Messiah - 35 mins
Session 4 - The Queen Mother - 34 mins
Session 5 - Perpetual Virgin - 38 mins
Session 6 - Mother of Sorrows - 35 mins
Session 7 - The New Rachel - 39 mins
Session 8 - Question & Answer - 32 mins


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1 Lectio: Mary - Leader Guide

Lectio: Mary - Leader Guide

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The Lectio Mary: The Bible and the Mother of God Leader’s Resource Guide presents practical help to make the most of adult faith formation in any size study group. Easy to use, with step-by-step instructions, you’ll have the tools you need to bring the richness of the Bible, Church Tradition and History to life through:

- Study Guide content including prayers, video outlines, and discussion questions for each session (to follow along with your participants)
- Guidelines on how to lead a small group study
- A leader overview for each session
- Suggested answers for the program’s discussion questions and daily reflections
- Insights for understanding Sacred Scripture and Tradition


Click here for a sample of the Leader Guide.

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Lectio: Mary - Study Guide

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Engaging and accessible for everyone from a first-time Bible study participant to a Lectio veteran, the Lectio Mary: The Bible and the Mother of God Study Guide enables you to personalize the study for your own spiritual journey.

This beautiful study guide includes:

– Introductions and prayers for each session
– An outline summary for each video presentation 
– Discussion questions to unpack the dynamic teaching
– Reflections on traditional Marian art
– Space for personal journaling

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Letter to the Elderly

Letter to the Elderly

Narrated by Christopher O. Blum

In 1978, Pope John Paul II became one of the youngest popes ever elected. At the time of his death in 2005, he was also one of the longest serving popes, having lived into his early 80s. From his own experience of growing old, and only five and a half years before his death, John Paul wrote and shared this moving letter, addressed “To my elderly brothers and sisters.” His letter shares and cherishes the experiences, beauty, agony, and dignity of growing old and drawing closer to God. “The years pass quickly,” he writes, “and the gift of life, for all the effort and pain it involves, is too beautiful and precious for us to ever grow tired of it.”


The full text of Pope John Paul II's Letter to the Elderly can be found on the Vatican website here.

Purchase includes a free MP3 download!

 

Hearing this letter read aloud, I was moved; Pope John Paul II’s wisdom, insights, and heart come to life again, in this letter for all. St. JPII, pray for us.

Know Your Story: The Love of God in the Narrative of Your Life

Know Your Story: The Love of God in the Narrative of Your Life

People love stories. But when we lose sight of where the story of our life is going, the “narrative” and meaning of our lives becomes confusing to us, and we can lose hope. In this dynamic talk, Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, renews our sense of hope and wonder (and humor), revealing that the reason we love stories is that we are part of a good story; one that answers the deepest desires and longings of our hearts. Whatever chapter our lives are in, God can transform our story, so that we can know and experience the beauty, adventure, and love for which we were created.


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This was a great talk. Sr. Miriam is very relatable, and she pulls me in with her great storytelling and humor. Will be sharing this one!

The Dead Sea Scrolls

The Dead Sea Scrolls

Dr. John Bergsma is an Associate Professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, and was a Protestant pastor for four years before converting to the Catholic Church. In this enlightening talk, Dr. Bergsma shows how our respect for the traditional canon of Scripture, as well as our understanding of the Catholic Faith, can be greatly enhanced by the Dead Sea Scrolls- the greatest archaeological discovery of all time.

 

Absolutely fascinating! Nancy - Warroad, MN

A World of Wonder: The Adventures of Nick & Sam

A World of Wonder: The Adventures of Nick & Sam

Signs and Wonders Are Everywhere!


Introducing Book #5 in The Adventures of Nick & Sam!

In A World of Wonder, the fifth book in the Adventures of Nick and Sam series, the Perry twins take part in the Great Easter Monday Snowball Battle, learn of an amazing mystery revealed in a church fire, and become the subject of a science project. These experiences teach Nick and Sam that God, like the world he created, is mysterious and wonderful.



About the Series

Nicolas (Nick) and Samantha (Sam) Perry are twins in the Perry family. They moved with their parents, their brother Andrew, and their sister Lizzy, to Hope Springs in the summer. Hope Springs is a fictional town in the mountains of Colorado, the setting of the Hope Springs series. Hope Springs is a multi-faceted series of stories that explores living the Catholic faith in the modern world. This series presents the adventures of the twins, their family, their friends, and the people they encounter at school, church, and in town. This series presents Catholic culture easily and normally, and provides opportunities for readers to think about the consequences of words and actions. Centered around the Perry family, Hope Springs was introduced as short stories in the Signs Of Grace catechetical workbooks and now includes novels for First Readers (ages 5-8) under the banner The Adventures Of Nick & Sam. The world of Hope Springs also appears in the grown-up novel Blue Christmas. The likable and engaging characters reflect the sensibilities and struggles of being Catholic in the quirky small town of Hope Springs, playing out their faith at the St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church and School, with their neighborhood friends and adversaries, and in the many adventures that makes the teachings of the Church come alive. This series is written similarly to the Adventures in Odyssey series and the Magic Tree House Series, and is recommended for readers ages seven and up, but can also be read by parents to younger children.


About the Author

Paul McCusker is an American writer most widely known for Adventures in Odyssey, but he has worked on many other types of writing projects: novels, plays, musicals, radio dramas, and movie scripts. Paul now writes for the Augustine Institute Radio Theatre productions and the Publishing Department. He is a convert to Catholicism, and lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado with his wife and children.


Product Details

– 241 Pages
– Released 2019
– Paperback

 

The Roots of the Crisis

The Roots of the Crisis

The clergy sexual abuse scandals have rocked the Catholic Church and caused a crisis of faith (and of evangelization) for many. When facing such a daunting and terrible crisis, it can be difficult to find the right way forward.

In this talk, Dr. Tim Gray explains with conviction and insight that to make any real and lasting change, we must keep faith, and look closely at the deep roots behind this crisis. Times of great scandal and corruption in the Church can be followed by times of even greater renewal and revival, if faithful men and women will enter the constructive conflict that truth requires.


“Tim offers a voice of reason and hope in the midst of these dire scandals. This talk brings light to the darkness.”


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7 Secrets of Confession - Book

7 Secrets of Confession - Book

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Vinny Flynn, author of the best-seller, 7 Secrets of the Eucharist (100,000 copies sold), presents a similar approach to the Sacrament of Confession in this new book that reveals 7 key "secrets" or hidden truths about the great spiritual beauty, power and depth of Confession.

The understanding that many Catholics have of the Sacrament of Confession is so limited and narrow in its focus that it keeps them from discovering the real beauty and value of this Sacrament... beauty and value that even a young child can understand if it's presented properly.
For too many Catholics, Confession is just a means to an end: cleaning us up from sin so we can receive Communion. But, as Pope Francis tells us, Confession is much more than "going to the dry cleaner." It's "an encounter with Jesus, who waits for us as we are."

In his years of speaking all over North America, Flynn saw that many Catholics have this limited appreciation of Confession, and the urgent need for clear teaching about this great Sacrament. If you have not yet experienced Confession as a wonderful, personal encounter with Christ; if you do not yet look forward to going to Confession with the same eagerness and expectation with which you receive Holy Communion, this book is for you. It will be a whole new way of going to Confession, inviting you to begin an exciting personal journey to healing and holiness. It may change your life.

 

This is a wonderful resource for the Jubilee Year of Mercy. It paints an attractive positive picture of the Sacrament of Penance. Peter - Yoogali, NSW

7 Secrets of Divine Mercy - Book

7 Secrets of Divine Mercy - Book

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.

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Praise for 7 Secrets of Divine Mercy

“This book will profit everyone who reads it.”
- Donald Cardinal Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington

“Imagine if someone were to deeply ponder and powerfully proclaim the mystery of Divine Mercy for more than 35 years and then gather the most precious insights into one place. You've imagined this book.”
- Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, Author, 33 Days to Morning Glory

“What an amazing book! This isn't just a book for people who want to know more about Divine Mercy—this is a book for people who want their entire relationship with God revitalized.”
- Jennifer Fulwiler, Something Other than God, Radio host on SiriusXM

“I was astounded by ‘7 Secrets of Divine Mercy.’ Vinny Flynn’s book is a brilliant light to help us know St. Faustina and her beautiful message of God’s mercy.”
- Mother Dolores Hart, OSB, Author, The Ear of the Heart

“Vinny Flynn has accomplished a great work for the Church in his new book ‘7 Secrets of Divine Mercy’—an outstanding presentation.”
- Timothy T. O’Donnell, STD, KGCHS, President, Christendom College