Very few people know that Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) wrote a major work on Joan of Arc. Still fewer know that he considered it not only his most important but also his best work. He spent twelve years in research and many months in France doing archival work and then made several attempts until he felt he finally had the story he wanted to tell. He reached his conclusion about Joan’s unique pla... [More]
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.
What does it mean to be a faithful steward? How is stewardship intimately linked with the Eucharist as a response of our faith in God for His many blessings? Fr. John Lanzrath shows us how to develop an attitude of gratitude to grow in grace, incorporate a spirituality of stewardship in every aspect of daily life, and overcome the selfishness that keeps us from recognizing God's gifts.
In these inspiring talks, Dr. Scott Hahn, one of the most celebrated scholars and influential Catholic writers of our day, encourages priests to renew their focus on their sacred roles as intercessor, mediator, protector, and teacher. This powerful, multi-CD set will also serve as an inspiration to seminarians considering a vocation or priests looking to rejuvenate their priestly calling.
Dr. Timothy Gray is the president of the Augustine Institute and is a well-known Scripture scholar and Catholic speaker. With fascinating detail and examples, Dr. Gray here discusses the profound importance for individuals, and for modern society, of properly observing Sunday as the Lord’s Day by exploring God’s gift of the Sabbath in the Old Testament. He aims to help us reclaim our Sunday fr... [More]
A collection of Christmas praises in song! Christmas songs, old and new. Bask in the warmth and joy of Christmas with a mixture of traditional and new songs that fill the heart with worship and praise. A wonderful way of remembering Who we celebrate during the holiday season. Songs – What is Christmas – There’s a Song in the Air – What Child is this? – O Come all ye Faithful – Away i... [More]
Who was Gilbert Keith Chesterton? A rotund man in a cape brandishing a walking stick? Certainly. A twentieth-century writer? Prolifically. A great champion and defender of the Christian Faith? Gallantly. He is known too as the “prince of paradox” and an “apostle of common sense.” Chesterton has lately been enjoying a resurgence in popularity. His name appears on blog posts and news ar... [More]
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... [More]
Click here to read book sample. In this collection of retreat talks, the beloved Fr. Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P., gives us a blueprint for progress in the spiritual life. He particularly focuses on:• The goal of life as supernatural life and love• The obstacles in life brought about by evil and sin• The Lord's redemptive work as the source of the spiritual life• The power of mortifi... [More]
It’s Christmas Eve in the year 722, and Kristoph, a young orphan boy, is accompanying the missionary priest Boniface through the German countryside. They are hurrying to reach the next village by nightfall when they come upon a group of people in the forest worshiping an oak tree and preparing to sacrifice the son of the village chieftain. To prove that the oak is powerless and that there is on... [More]
¡Por tiempo limitado, adquiera una copia de La Biblia en un año y reciba una segunda totalmente gratis! Acerca de La Biblia en un año Con La Biblia en un año: Tu encuentro diario con Dios, ¡podrás leer la Biblia completa en tan solo un año! Está organizada con tres lecturas diarias, una del Antiguo Testamento, una de los Libros Sapienciales y una del Nuevo Testamento, de tal manera que p... [More]
Based on his best-selling book, Dr. Scott Hahn reveals the early Christians' key to understanding the Mass: the Book of Revelation. With its bizarre imagery, mystic visions of Heaven, and end-times prophecies, it mirrors the sacrifice and celebration of the Holy Eucharist. See the Mass with new eyes, pray the Liturgy with a renewed heart, and enter into the Mass more fully and enthusiastically!
THIS TALK IS ONLY AVAILABLE AS AN MP3. Have you ever tried to read the Bible but didn’t really know how or where to start? In this talk, Mark Hart beautifully explains how to read, meditate on, and bring to life the Sacred Scriptures through a technique called, "Lectio Divina." Find out how this form of prayer can help you enter into a deeper and more prayerful experience with the Lord.
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 Last Supper. Communion. The Great Feast. Bread and Wine. The Holy Eucharist. Jesus said, “This is my Body” and, “This is my Blood.” Some say they’re merely symbols of remembrance. Others say they’re really the Body and Blood of Christ, but can’t explain how that’s possible. The Eucharist is the center-point of the Mass–but why? Watch a sample of Eucharist: Discovering t... [More]
This leader kit includes everything a leader needs to present Lectio Eucharist to a group, whether in a parish or at home. This package includes all ten episodes of Eucharist: Discovering the Mass in the Bible on five 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. ... [More]
The Leader's Guide is the key to facilitating an effective group study of Eucharist: Discovering the Mass in the Bible. Created to help you lead others deeper in 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, y... [More]
Be sure to get the full experience of Lectio Eucharist with this special kit including the DVD set (ten episodes on five DVDs) and the corresponding Study Guide. Click here for a sample of the Study Guide. In Eucharist: Discovering the Mass in the Bible renowned teacher Dr. Brant Pitre guides us through Scripture, history, and Church teaching to illuminate the wonder and miracle of the Eu... [More]
The study guide for Eucharist: Discovering the Mass in the Bible is the key to getting the full Lectio experience. This 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 that leads you deeper into the mystery of the Eucharist and provid... [More]
Special FORMED Pricing Retail Price Per Guide: $24.95 Special Price Per Guide: $8.95 This special price is only available to FORMED parishes and must be ordered in increments of 5 study guides. Shipping and handling is not included for orders of 5, 10, or 15 study guides. Free shipping on orders of 20 or more! Free shipping is available to US parishes only. Orders that qualify f... [More]