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How to Make Sense of Suffering

…no matter how heavy your burdens   And a wealth of practical wisdom to help you sing God’s praises even in the worst of times! How to Make Sense of Suffering Author: Marguerite Duportal Helps us to understand why our sufferings are vital elements in God’s loving plan Learn how to

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Basics of Catholic Living

…ways to recollect yourself so that your prayers are richer and more productive   The Art of Loving God  shows you how to avoid the distractions that trouble and weary your soul, and how you can focus your energy simply on loving God.   How to Make Sense of Suffering   helps…


Temptations: Where they Come From, What They Mean, and How to Defeat Them

…common sense have been forged not only in the classroom, but by decades of ardent prayer and service to penitent souls in the confessional.   Here Fr. Michel explains where your temptations come from and helps rid you of them (and of your fear of them). He teaches you how to best respond to the…

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How To Listen When God Is Speaking & When God Is Silent (2 Book Set)

…His love for you never sleeps, no matter what. Martinez shows how you can make better sense of your life once you realize that God has actually been closest to you when He seemed farthest away; and once you learn why He often speaks to you only in silence. Best of all, Martinez teaches you the…


From Grief to Grace: The Journey from Tragedy to Triumph

…Grief to Grace: The Journey from Tragedy to Triumph Explains the difference between grief and depression Learn to unite your crosses with Jesus’ passion and death How great saints like St. John of the Cross and St. Therese of Liseux struggled to make sense out of suffering How to know…

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How to Listen When God is Speaking & Discerning the Will of God (2 Book Set)

…pages Softcover Also available separately Two book set How to Listen When God is Speaking Ways we can develop our prayer life to nourish an authentic relationship with the Lord Discerning the Will of God: An Ignatian Guide to Christian Decision Making How to make sense of your major life decisions

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Mother Angelica's Little Book of Life Lessons and Everyday Spirituality

…hope, this little book is sure to transform your life in a big way. Mother Angelica's Little Book of Life Lessons and Everyday Spirituality How to find God’s Will in your life How to pursue inspirations fearlessly How to make sense of pain and suffering How to spiritually overcome personal…


When God Is Silent: Finding Spiritual Peace Amid the Storms of Life

…His love for you never sleeps, no matter what. Martinez shows how you can make better sense of your life once you realize that God has actually been closest to you when He seemed farthest away; and once you learn why He often speaks to you only in silence. Best of all, Martinez teaches you the…


Unbelief: Its Causes and Cures & Answering Atheism (2 Book Set)

…but suffers ever more defeats in our day The one thing that always opens the gates of faith even to those who live in darkness It's called Rationalism, but here Fr. Laforet shows it's not rational at all True faith: why it isn't blind and can never be If you can't make yourself…

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How to Pray the Chaplet of The Holy Face of Jesus

…a PDF of How to Pray the Holy Face Chaplet First set of 6 beads: In honor of the sense of touch of our Lord Second: In honor of the sense of hearing of our Lord Third: In honor of the sense of sight of our Lord Fourth: In honor of the sense of smell of our Lord Fifth: In honor of the sense of taste…

5 Reasons to Venerate the Saints

to in Hebrews 12:1. This beautiful work is located in the Vatican.[/caption] Here are some excellent reasons to turn to the saints: 1) They are of our same nature; they were weak like us, and they know, through their own life experiences, our needs, sufferings, and limitations. 2) God wants to make

Day 6: Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary

…long and grave temptations they suffered! How often were they beset by the enemy! What frequent and ardent prayers they offered to God! What rigorous fasts they observed! How great their zeal and their love for spiritual perfection! How brave the fight they waged to master their evil habits! What…

Day 15: Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary

…in order to Die to Ourselves Secondly, in order to empty ourselves of ourselves, we must die to ourselves daily. That is to say, we must renounce the operations of the powers of our soul, and of the senses of our body. We must see as if we saw not, understand as if we understood not, and make use of…

Get to Know Your Guardian Angel and the Angels of Your Loved Ones

to suffer for and with Jesus." (Opus Sanctorum Angelorum website).   It is in our suffering and offering up of the sorrows and tribulations of this life that we can grow closer to Christ, and the angels can assist us in offering our suffering in this way. It is in this third way that we can come to

6 Unexpected Ways to Imitate the Virtue of St. Teresa of Avila

…save us from gloomy saints!"  “If this is how you treat your friends, no wonder you have so few of them!”  (speaking to Jesus, after falling into the mud on the way to her convent) Your Resolution: The next time I make a mistake, I will happily ask God to have mercy on my foolishness, instead of…

Litany to the Blessed Sacrament from the Diary of St. Faustina

…powerful Diary. A GLIMPSE OF ST. FAUSTINA'S DEEP SUFFERING Toward the end of the first year of my novitiate, darkness began to cast its shadow over my soul. I felt no consolation in prayer; I had to make a great effort to meditate; fear began to sweep over me. Going deeper into myself, I could find…

A Catholic's Guide to the 4 Temperaments: Which One Are You?

…fall to earth. The Sanguine talks about it animatedly to all present; the Choleric wants to form an expedition to find it and analyze it; the Melancholic ponders what it means and how he feels about it; and the Phlegmatic waits for the others to decide what to do as whatever decision they make is…

Full Transcript of First Ever Papal Speech to U.S. Joint Session of Congress

…which makes me reflect in two ways on the figure of Moses. On the one hand, the patriarch and lawgiver of the people of Israel symbolizes the need of peoples to keep alive their sense of unity by means of just legislation. On the other, the figure of Moses leads us directly to God and thus to the…

11 Rules for Latinos to Keep You & Your Kids Rooted in the Catholic Faith

…seems to struggle to understand the Catholic faith. He thinks Mass is boring and a lot of beliefs don't make sense--like the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist. When I asked my husband what is the main reason he loves and practices the Catholic faith, he said, "Because of my mom." He used to

Classic Catholic Book: What Jesus Saw From The Cross

…who lived there. This Lent, it will make it easy for you to watch not just one hour with Jesus, but many. "By means of this book," said Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, "we enter right into the Heart of Jesus and discover how precious we are to Him and how much He longs for our love in return."…

St. John XXIII: Genius Humor From the Farm Boy Turned Powerhouse Pope

…known for his genuine joy and a magnificent sense of humor. Considering his story, that is a striking quality and virtue to possess. John XXIII used humor in various types of moments to keep himself humble, to shed new light on situations, or simply to make those with him crack a smile. Listed below…

Meditations for Holy Week: Good Friday

to make us understand how ardent was his desire to die for us, added, with sweetest expression of his love, that he felt an immense longing for the time of his Passion, so great was his desire to suffer for our sake. These are his loving words: I have a baptism wherewith I am to be baptized; and how

A Spiritual Christmas Crib: Preparing Our Hearts for Christ's Coming

…Jesus, how can I return Your love; how can I show my gratitude to You? December 16: The Ox Lead the ox to the crib. Obey cheerfully without making excuses and without asking "why." Prayer: I will obey for love of You, Jesus. December 17: The Donkey Bring the donkey to the crib. Offer to the Divine…

Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary

to be scourged. The scourge is made of leather thongs to which are attached small sharp bones. Jesus is bound to a pillar and cruelly scourged until His whole body is covered with deep wounds. The Lamb of God offers His suffering for the sins of mankind. Jesus suffers so much in His sacred flesh to