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Expressions of our Catholic Faith: Using Literature to Enrich Catechesis
You set the price! Words: 13,090. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
This is a teacher-to-teacher resource for Catholic school teachers or religious education catechists that discusses how to use literature to enrich Catholic catechesis. Four books are analyzed in detail. This resource includes a select bibliography and a list of alternative assessments.
Saint Katharine Drexel
Series: Super Saints, Book 73. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Our story begins in one of the most unlikely places, in the home of one of the wealthiest bankers of his day, Francis A. Drexel. Toward the end of the Nineteenth Century, at the time Mother Cabrini was being called to aid one suffering minority, the Italian immigrants in the United States - persecuted because of language and customs differences, God was raising up another missionary.
Our Lady of Siluva
Series: Many Faces of Mary, Book 23. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
The people of Lithuania have holy stubbornness. The holy stubbornness that made them resist the one True Faith, would be the same holy stubbornness that would keep them Catholic, in the face of great danger. That is, the people at large, not those princes who had special interests and wanted to steal the lands and churches from the Church.
Our Lady of Peace
Series: Many Faces of Mary, Book 22. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
"In more than 350 years of residency in Santa Fe, she has been known by several names - Our Lady of the Assumption, Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary and La Conquistadora. "In this 500th year since Columbus planted the Spanish flag in the Americas, the icon of the Virgin Mary and relic of Spanish Catholicism has a new and truer name: Our Lady of Peace.
Our Lady of the Cape
Series: Many Faces of Mary, Book 21. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
The miracle, before you, came to be because of faith and the hard work behind that faith. The early settlers to the New World, with hope and determination, laid the foundation of what you see, when you visit the awesome Cap-de-la-Madeleine.
Our Lady of All Nations
Series: Many Faces of Mary, Book 20. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
March 25 was the Feast of the Annunciation. On this particular year, 1945, it fell on Palm Sunday. This is such an important season in our Church. But in those times, during the final days of the war, thoughts were not focused on Palm Sunday, or the Feast of the Annunciation, or even Easter, for that matter. Ida Peerdeman, the woman to whom Our Lady chose to come, called it a "hunger winter."
Our Lady of Ocotlan
Series: Many Faces of Mary, Book 19. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Small Pox struck and it accomplished what no conqueror was able to bring about. Nine out of every ten members of a family were struck down by this deadly plague. Everyone was helpless! Their trusted medicine men were not familiar with this sickness that threatened to annihilate 90% of the population.
Apostasy and the Antichrist
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
When we look at the entire Twentieth Century, we can see the Antichrist or a series of antichrists weaving a net to ensnare the human race into destroying itself. If any one of them were to identify himself, and propose the annihilation of the human race to sane men and women, you can bet there would not be many takers.
Canadian Women Saints
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
These are three women who made their marks upon the Church with the work they did among the natives Americans and with the children of Canada. They are Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys, foundress of Sisters of Notre Dame, Saint Marie Marguerite D’Youville, the first Canadian-born Saint, and foundress of the Sisters of Charity in Canada and Marie de l’Incarnation.
Our Lady of Macerata
Series: Many Faces of Mary, Book 18. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
It was the year 1447 and all of Italy was being attacked by a new enemy - the plague. The casualties surpassed the numbers lost in any war. The citizens of Italy were dying by the thousands, as the pestilence spread from city to city and village to village. No one was safe! The plague was nearing Macerata's borders, when the citizens of the town decided to call a Town Council meeting.
Our Lady of Zapopan
Series: Many Faces of Mary, Book 17. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Fr. Antonio de Segovia donated the sacred image of Our Lady, and it was first placed in a very simple hermitage with a flat roof made of palms. Sometime later a larger, more accomodating Chapel was built. In those days, the image was not encased in an arch or protected in any way. Around 1608 or 1609, this small Chapel, by now very old, fell into ruins.
Our Lady of San Juan de Los Lagos
Series: Many Faces of Mary, Book 16. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
In 1531, Our Lady of Guadalupe came on Tepeyac Hill and identified Herself as Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception. Almost one hundred years later, we find that these Indians, too, had a devotion to Our Lady, with their hearts centered on a statue they referred to as Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception.
Our Lady of Akita
Series: Many Faces of Mary, Book 15. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
We follow Mother Mary on a journey again to a far-off place, high up in the mountains, where no one would consider going. We have never really paid much attention to what towns are located where in Japan, other than Tokyo, Nagasaki and Hiroshima. In looking on a map, we find Akita to be a thriving metropolis, in the north of the country.
Fast Facts on Roman Catholicism
Series: Fast Facts. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,480. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
The Basics of the Roman Catholic faith. What do Catholics mean when they use the words salvation & justification? What special role does Mary have in the church? What about the Pope? Does the Catholic Tradition add to God's Word? How do official Church teachings affect Catholics' day-to-day lives? This book will help you comprehend one of the world's most prominent religious institutions.
Our Lady of Ostra Brama
Series: Many Faces of Mary, Book 14. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
The tradition of the image of Our Lady of the Gate goes way back, to before the time it was placed in the Chapel above the gate. There are legends supporting, it came to Lithuania by way of Poland in the late Fourteenth Century, when a Polish princess married into a royal Lithuanian family. Her name was Jadwiga.
A Complete Guide to The Holy Rosary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
The Rosary is an extremely popular traditional Catholic prayer which is in fact a series of individual prayers repeated in a specific sequence. Rosary prayer beads are used to help pray the rosary and count the series of prayers or meditation. This book explains how to pray the rosary in easy steps. The words to all of the prayers are included as well as an easy to follow visual guide.
Our Lady of Lourdes
Series: Many Faces of Mary, Book 13. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Lourdes is such a tribute to, and affirmation of, the love and care, the concern, patience, and attention that is showered on us by our Heavenly Family. It is also a magnificent prayer of faith the world has been given in the the desire of Our Sweet Mary, Bernadette’s Aquero (Dear One), to take care of our physical and spiritual needs.
Our Lady of Pontmain
Series: Many Faces of Mary, Book 12. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Pontmain is a small village on the borderline between the Normandy and Brittany sections of France. It is very small, situated between Fougeres and Mont St. Michel, which is on the Normandy Coast. The first time we visited Our Lady of Hope, in the summer, offshore breezes from the English Channel provided refreshing cool air to the area, as a relief from the summer heat.
Our Lady of Banneux
Series: Many Faces of Mary, Book 11. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Twelve days after Our Lady with the Golden Heart said “Goodbye” to the five children in Beauraing, Belgium, she made her presence felt again in Banneux, Belgium, some fifty miles to the northeast.Mariette Beco, an 11 year old girl, saw a beautiful young lady, dressed in white, standing above the ground outside her house. It begins again. OR DOES IT CONTINUE?
Our Lady of Beauraing
Series: Many Faces of Mary, Book 10. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Mary’s appearance to 5 children in Beauraing, Belgium, in November and December of 1932 has always fascinated us. There are so many aspects of the visit from Our Heavenly Lady that we don’t quite understand. But we know there was a need for Mary to come to our aid in this place at this time. Nothing is by coincidence with her.