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Why Does God Permit Evil? & Avoiding Bitterness in Suffering (2 Book Set)

…the question of why God permits evil. It will enlighten and console all the suffering and sorrowful souls who are puzzled and troubled by the evil that suffuses our universe. Better: it explains how to transform suffering into deeds that God will use to ensure that finally and indeed, "all…

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The Light Shines On In The Darkness: Transforming Suffering through Faith

…the perplexing questions associated with suffering but teaches us how to suffer well. He points out some of the most common mistakes people make when trying to interpret God's motives for allowing or alleviating suffering. He demonstrates why suffering – in combination with love – is…

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Avoiding Bitterness in Suffering: How Our Heroes In Faith Found Peace Amidst Sorrow

…did so believing that it is pointless to endure inevitable suffering. In the wake of Charles's death, Dr. Chervin set out to discover some of the most basic - but all too often misunderstood - answers to why God allows us to suffer, and how we can bear it with perseverance and hope. She shares…

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Stepping Stones for the Bereaved

Stepping Stones for the Bereaved helps readers realize that, while you can't bring back a loved one who has passed, you can use your time of grief as a stepping stone toward personal renewal in reacquainting yourself with Jesus Christ. The author's words bear a welcome message for anyone who…

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How to Make Sense of Suffering

…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 conquer any trouble and gain happiness and peace…


Basics of Catholic Living

…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 you see that misfortunes are not the blind workings of chance, but are vital elements in God's loving plan.   How to…


Mother Angelica on Suffering and Burnout

…book for anyone who struggles with suffering, or finds difficulty in persevering in your daily responsibilities.   Mother Angelica provides consolation and advice that only a spiritual mother can provide, helping you to understand the purpose of suffering, how it can be redemptive, and when to…

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John Paul II On the Christian Meaning of Human Suffering

suffering. In this apostolic letter, Pope John Paul II reflects on the origins of suffering, explores the different types of suffering we endure, examines our quest to discover its meaning and purpose, and explains how we are to respond to suffering. He links our personal experiences with suffering


The Passion: Reflections on the Suffering and Death of Jesus

…Are you seeking the entire sanctification of your soul? These are the rewards, insists St. Bonaventure, of those who meditate frequently on the sufferings of Christ. About the Author Paul Thigpen, Ph.D.,  is an award-winning journalist and the bestselling author of more than forty-five books,…


The Contemplative Rosary & Praying the Rosary for Spiritual Warfare (2 Book Set)

The Contemplative Rosary You know that in an Apostolic Letter in 2002, Pope John Paul II added five Luminous Mysteries. Did you know that in that same Letter he also called for a new way of praying the Rosary? St. John Paul II’s new way of praying the Rosary was based on the teachings of St.…


When You Suffer: Biblical Keys for Hope and Understanding

…that suffering has meaning.  St. John Paul II said that suffering without meaning can lead to despair, but if we can attach meaning to our suffering, we are capable of going through anything.  When You Suffer  is a refreshing look at the mystery of pain and suffering and how…


From Grief to Grace: The Journey from Tragedy to Triumph

…us with fear or inaction. God allows suffering because He knows how powerful it can be to our spiritual lives and to helping us fully embrace His love and mercy. In this insightful and practical book, you’ll learn how to live a life of redemptive suffering that will draw you through grief into…

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From Grief to Grace & Experience Grace in Abundance (2 Book Set)

…us with fear or inaction. God allows suffering because He knows how powerful it can be to our spiritual lives and to helping us fully embrace His love and mercy. In this insightful and practical book, you’ll learn how to live a life of redemptive suffering that will draw you through grief into…


Grieving with the Help of Your Catholic Faith

…ministers alike, Grieving with the Help of Your Catholic Faith offers comfort, empathy, and inspiration that will be relied upon time and time again. Grieving with the Help of Your Catholic Faith A guide for those who are suffering Consoling, helpful, and hopeful Find hope again even in your loss

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

…to develop a rich prayer life and says we can learn to listen to God's powerful voice and hear him speaking lovingly to us even when we are suffering in some way. A book that confronts modern-day assumptions that can prevent us from being open to God's will for our lives.   When God Is…

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Demons, Deliverance and Discernment

…personal problems come from mental illnesses or demonic attacks What exorcists actually do—and don’t do—when they help people suffering possession Why homemade “deliverance ministries” are  not  a truly Catholic way to counter the influence of demons Authentic…


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

…that promote your spiritual welfare — if you know how to use them How the presence of Jesus in your life can transform your experience of suffering The medicine of the spiritual life: why it must often be bitter And much more that will help you endure the storms of your life with confidence…


The Catholic Guide to Depression & The Catholic Guide to Loneliness (2 Book Set)

The Catholic Guide to Depression Countless Christians—including scores of saints—have suffered profound, pervasive sorrow that modern psychiatrists call “depression.” Then, as now, great faith and even fervent spiritual practices have generally failed to ease this wearying…

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Surviving Depression: A Catholic Approach

As someone who has personally struggled with depression, Sr. Kathryn understands these feelings all too well. But as someone who has overcome the illness, she knows that surviving depression and attaining happiness is possible. She also affirms the great creativity and potentiality that can evolve…

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In God's Hands: Daily Prayer for Shut-Ins and Residents of Nursing Homes and Hospices

The prayers in this pamphlet will help shut-ins, and residents of nursing homes and hospices discover God's love and tender care for them and accept God's plan and purpose for their lives at this stage.  In God's Hands: Daily Prayer for Shut-Ins and Residents of Nursing Homes and…

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From Resentment to Forgiveness: A Gateway to Happiness

We all want to be happy. Perhaps the greatest obstacle to happiness for most people is resentment. It’s easy to see how widespread this problem is: just notice the critical tone of so many conversations, the anger, the complaints and lamentations, the excuses, negative thoughts, frustrations,…

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The End of the Present World and the Mysteries of the Future Life

"Reading this book was one of the greatest graces of my life!"  — St. Thérèse of Lisieux In the late nineteenth century, Father Charles Arminjon, a priest from the mountains of southeastern France, assembled his flock in the town cathedral to preach a series of…


Praying Our Goodbyes: A Spiritual Companion Through Life's Losses and Sorrows

With 250,000 copies sold, this new edition of Joyce Rupp’s most popular book offers a fresh opportunity for readers to reflect, ritualize, and reorient themselves as they navigate life’s inevitable changes. Everyone has unique goodbyes—times of losing someone or something that has…

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The Catholic Guide to Depression & Surviving Depression (2 Book Set)

The Catholic Guide to Depression: This book helps you to distinguish depression from similar looking, but fundamentally different, mental states such as guilt, sloth, the darkness of sin, and the sublime desolation called "dark night of the soul" that is, in fact, a privileged spiritual…

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