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The Holy Trinity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
"In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit." We say it, but do we know what we're saying; are we really aware of the awesome truth we're proclaiming?
The Shroud of Turin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
The Shroud, or linen cloth, is mentioned in each of the Evangelists’ accounts of the death and burial of Jesus. It is never mentioned again, which makes sense because the cloth’s importance was completely overshadowed by the surge of energy which brought the life of Our Savior back into His Body.
Saint Catherine de' Ricci
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Series: Super Saints, Book 66. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
A Saint extraordinare, she received the Stigmata, was mystically married to Jesus, literally shared in His Passion, and experienced many visions during her ecstasies, among which were Heaven, Hell and Purgatory. While our focus, in sharing with you the life of St. Catherine, has to do with Visions of Heaven, Hell and Purgatory.
Saint Stanilaus Kostka
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Series: Super Saints, Book 65. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Stanislaus was born in Poland, in the royal castle of Rostkovo in 1550, four years after Martin Luther died. It was obvious to all, very early in his life that he was not like anyone else in the family, least of all his father and brother. He showed a great deal of interest in prayers, matters of Church, spiritual exercises, and studying. He shied away from tasteless and indecent talk.
A Sign Contradicted: Essays on the Life of Christ
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
A collection of twenty-two essays on the life of Jesus to give you more of a sense of being there so that you might more readily experience something of what others who were actually there with Jesus saw, heard and felt. The book covers in four parts the conception and birth, the 6 journeys of the 3-year public ministry, the crucifixion and death, and the resurrection and ascension of Jesus.
Purgatory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Purgatory Scriptural Roots and the Papal Authority of the Church
Saint Conrad
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Series: Super Saints, Book 64. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Brother Conrad (Johann Birndorfer) was not a part of the early history of the Shrine of Altotting. He was born in 1818in Passau, some 50 miles north of Altotting. His town bordered present-day Austria and the Czech Republic. He went to the local elementary school, but was denied entrance to the Benedictine university in Deggendorf, about forty miles from his home.
Saint Leopold Mandic
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Series: Super Saints, Book 63. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Saint Leopold, although a multi-faceted Saint who could be Patron Saint of many areas of our life, is best known for that part of his vocation as a Priest, to which he most dedicated his life, the Sacrament of Reconciliation. We believe that the Lord is resurfacing these little known Saints in the United States, at the threshold of the new millennium, to serve as Role Models to priests.
Saint Frances of Rome
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Series: Super Saints, Book 62. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Till today, if you visit Rome, you can pray before the tomb of Frances, seeking her intercession - powerful in life and powerful in death. If you were to visit the Church on her Feast Day, you would be among the countless faithful who still pray hopefully, petitioning her to intervene for them with the Lord, their families having passed down the Good News of miracles through her intercession.
Saint Joan of Arc
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Series: Super Saints, Book 61. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Joan of Arc is a strong contradiction in our Church and our world. She was given the gift of being a brilliant military strategist by St. Michael the Archangel. Through her voices, and unquestioning faith in God through these Heavenly Saints - Michael, Margaret of Antioch and Catherine of Alexandria, she was able to accomplish what no military power in France could do. She sent the powerful Eng
Saint Gaspar del Bufalo
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Series: Super Saints, Book 60. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Balthasar del Bufalo, in honor the three Wise Men. He came from humble circumstances. But his father was a hard working ambitious man. He wanted the best for his family. He worked as a cook for a prominent Roman family. So although Gaspar never had enough to eat, and they feared he would die at an early age, he did have some benefits in living in the home of this prince of the nobility.
Saint Germaine de Pibrac
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Series: Super Saints, Book 59. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Saint Germaine was born with a crippled and paralyzed right arm, and a disease commonly called in those days, “Scrofula”, which is a form of tuberculosis which affects the neck. In her case, it also made her neck and cheeks malformed, and not at all pleasant to look at. At times, she suffered from swelling and open, pussy sores. No one knew for sure who her parents were.
Saint Paul
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Series: Super Saints, Book 58. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Paul was born in Tarsus, a port city in the southeastern part of Turkey. He was from a Jewish family, who traced their roots back to the tribe of Benjamin. This Jewish community had been sent to Tarsus during the Diaspora .
Saint Martin de Porres
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Series: Super Saints, Book 57. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Martin has been given many titles over the years including Apostle of Charity, Saint of the Slaves, Patron of the Negroes, Patron of Social Justice, and others, all true, all describing one or more of his attributes, but none actually goes to the heart of who this Saint was. He was love; he was Christian; he was truly son of the Father, brother of the Son, and vessel of the Holy Spirit.
Saint Rose of Lima
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Series: Super Saints, Book 56. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Rose Flores, raised to the level of Sainthood, for all the world to know, and renamed for posterity, St. Rose of Lima, is the first canonized Saint in the Americas, thus her title, Patroness of the Americas. She was born the product of two great cultures - the Spanish, who conquered and ruled the New World and the Inca Indians, a brilliant, comely race of people. Her great-grandmother was reported
Blessed Miguel Pro
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Series: Super Saints, Book 55. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 14,240. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Mexico is such a contradiction. How can a country which is 97% Catholic, and 99% Guadalupean, be ruled by Anti-Catholic governments since 1825? And how has the Catholic Church been able to survive, under the heel of such domination? We, in the United States, find it almost impossible to believe that only 75 years ago, there was such wholesale persecution and slaughter of Catholics there.
Arianism
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
It is popularly believed Arius was born in Libya, in 270 A.D. He is credited with having started one of the most deadly heretical sects to attack the Early Church that of Arianism. It has continued assaulting the Church until today, under many titles. Our first encounter with Arius is somewhere between 300-311 A.D., when he joined up with a group of heretics called Meletians.
Our Lady of Guadalupe
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Series: Many Faces of Mary, Book 4. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
In order to get the proper perspective on this shrine, we brought a Pilgrimage of Peace to Guadalupe in December of 1986, to see and experience first hand the shrine and the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, which falls on the 12th of December. One of our priests put it best at his homily during Mass at the Shrine.
Our Lady of Fatima
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Series: Many Faces of Mary, Book 3. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Portugal is a very special place in the hearts of Our Dear Lord Jesus and His Mother Mary. It has been consecrated to Mary for as long as anyone can remember. The History of Portugal is filled with kings making petitions to Our Lady which were always answered, and promises which were always kept.
Our Lady of Knock
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Series: Many Faces of Mary, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
August 21, 1879 was a rainy day in County Mayo, and particularly in the little village of Knock. The morning had given hope of a fair day; but as the afternoon progressed, the dark rainclouds gathered over the little hamlet. Winds from the east whipped up, darting back and forth, bristling through the meadows and fields. The rains began, and hammered down on the little area.