Fathers are the link between heaven and earth, and are intended to be an image of our Heavenly Father. Drawing on the examples of St. Joseph, Devin Schadt shows us how to become a father on earth like the Father in heaven. Devin is a husband, a father of five, and the co-founder of the Fathers of St. Joseph, an apostolate dedicated to the renewal of authentic fatherhood.
Does purgatory exist? If so, where, and why? What does the Bible say? What does the Church teach? What sense can be made of indulgences? This engaging survey of Scripture, the Church Fathers, Christian history, distinguished writers, and the Catechism, provides answers to these and many other questions. In this examination of the calling and dignity of each person, as well as the context and purpo... [More]
What is Purgatory? Does it exist? Does it matter? As professor and speaker Dr. Mark Miravalle explains, not only is the doctrine of Purgatory true, and deeply rooted in Sacred Scripture and Tradition, but the practice of offering prayers and sacrifices for the souls of the dead is a critically important responsibility for every member of the Body of Christ—the family of the Church.
Renowned speaker and author, Ralph Martin, presents the timeless teachings of St. Francis de Sales, bishop, Doctor of the Church, and famous 16th century author, in a way that provides profound wisdom for living in today?s world. Through the inspirations of this influential and well-known saint, we gain great insight into how sin affects our lives, our relationships, and our witness to the world. ... [More]
Speaking from his perspective as a historian, Christopher Check reminds us that the crisis of our age is cultural and, in the end, spiritual. He explains that a flourishing society is not achieved through legislation or at the ballot box, but instead radiates from the family out. Using examples from the ages, he connects us with our rich patrimony as Catholics and provides practical advice on what... [More]
David Currie is a former Evangelical missionary whose upbringing was immersed in Evangelical Protestantism. He candidly shares how his struggles with the interpretation of many biblical passages led him on a dramatic search for truth. This moving testimony recounts his family's difficult journey into Catholicism and the great joy they experienced in finding the pearl of great price.
"Sean perfectos, como el Padre celestial es perfecto" (Mt 5, 48), es un eco de la petición que el Levítico hacía al pueblo judío en la antigüedad: "Sean santos, porque yo Yavéh, su Dios, soy un Dios santo" (Lev 11, 44-45).Cuando Jesús o la Sagrada Escritura nos invita a esta perfección en el actuar o a la santidad a semejanza de nuestro Dios que nos ha creado a su imagen y semejanza (Gen 1... [More]
In this highly relevant talk, Fr. Robert Barron shares observations from his dialogue with critics of his You Tube videos. He eloquently illustrates how well equipped our Catholic intellectual tradition is to access and clarify the confusion that is so prevalent in our culture about matters of Christian faith and life.
Did Jesus even exist? How can we trust what the Bible says about him? Didn’t Jesus’s followers invent a lot of myths about him based on stories of pagan gods? Did the Catholic Church suppress biblical books that depicted Jesus as a simple wise man who was married and didn’t die on a cross or rise from the dead? In this booklet you’ll find smart, solid answers to these questions and man... [More]
In a talk that was given to a group of women at the FOCUS national conference, Lisa Cotter debunks the myths of modern day stereotypical womanhood. Using insights from the late Pope John Paul the second and the heroic example of modern-day saints, Lisa gets to the truth about what it means to be an authentic woman.
“Marriage - terrifying and beautiful, difficult and rewarding. A true vocation from God. Theologian and well-known speaker and author Dr. Edward Sri is joined by his brilliant wife Elizabeth as they insightfully and entertainingly share the wisdom and experiences they’ve gained in tackling over 20 years of marriage and family life together. Be inspired and challenged to discover God’s plan f... [More]
Is Baptism a traditional rite, an important symbol, an excuse to celebrate the arrival of a baby with a family photo op? What if there is a lot more to Baptism than you may realize? What if your child’s spiritual life, happiness, and future hinges on what happens in Baptism?Watch the trailer for Reborn nowReborn: You, Your Child, and the Heart of Baptism (Home Edition) is a new three-DVD video s... [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]
¿Acaso el Bautismo es un rito tradicional, un símbolo importante, una excusa para celebrar la llegada de un bebé con una foto familiar? ¿Qué tal si algo más estuviera sucediendo en el Bautismo de lo que puedas saber? ¿Qué tal si la vida espiritual de tu hijo, su felicidad y su futuro dependiera del Bautismo?Renacer te guía a través de la relevancia del Sacramento del Bautismo, profu... [More]
Order by January 8 to get 20% off during our Christmas promotion! Retail Price: 119.95 Sale Price: 95.96 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 ... [More]
Special FORMED Pricing Retail Price Per Guide: $15.95 Special Price Per Guide: $5.95 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]
Special FORMED Pricing Retail Price Per Guide: $15.95 Special Price Per Guide: $5.95 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]
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 dee... [More]
In this 4-talk set, Dr. Edmund Mazza makes sense of Scripture, Tradition, and history to reveal startling insights from an astounding array of serious sources in an engaging and entertaining way. From Old Testament prophecies to modern discoveries of astronomy and archaeology, you will gain a profound understanding of the true meaning of Christ’s birth. Dr. Edmund Mazza is the rare university ... [More]