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Administration of Communion & Viaticum to the Sick / Bilingual (Rev. Ed.): La Sagrada Comunión y el Viático Administrados por un Ministro Extraordinatio

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New bilingual (English/Spanish) edition contains two rites, one for use when communion can be celebrated in the context of a liturgy of the word; the other, a brief communion rite for use in more restrictive circumstances, such as a hospital.

Product Code: 7-335 
ISBN: 
978-1-60137-335-9

Pages: 52

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Adult Catechesis in the Christian Community

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A primary resource for all involved in adult catechesis. Designed to encourage the sharing of insights and resources necessary for carrying out the catechesis of adults. If put into practice, this document will strengthen the faith formation of the adult. This edition includes a discussion guide.

Product Code: 520-8 
ISBN: 
978-1-55586-520-7
Pages: 60
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Being Neighbor: The Catechism and Social Justice

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A small prayer booklet structured around themes of Catholic social teaching with references to teachings from the Catechism on social justice. Includes a short prayer for each theme and can be used for individual prayer and reflection or with groups.

ISBN: 978-1-57455-261-4

Pages: 12

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Book of Mary

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This beautiful collection of prayers affirms that "as we honor the Mother, we also truly know the Son and give him love, glory, and obedience." Includes such prayers as the Angelus, the Regina Caeli, the Salve Regina, and the Magnificat

  • Prayer in Honor, Antiphons, Novena Blessed Virgin Mary
  •  Mysteries of the Rosary
  • Prayer/Litany Saint Joseph

Product Code: 155-5 
ISBN: 
978-1-55586-155-1

Pages: 40

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Building Intercultural Competence for Ministers (English & Spanish)

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One cannot preach, teach or form persons in the Catholic faith adequately without attending to the ways in which Catholic faith and identity become embodied in culture.

The Building Intercultural Competence for Ministers manual is designed to help ministry leaders achieve a basic level of awareness and proficiency in the area of intercultural competency through the five guidelines recommended by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Cultural Diversity in the Church. The manual provides five modules to assist those leading workshops on building intercultural competence for ministers. The background and proficiency offered by this program is for people of every cultural, ethnic or racial group in the Church

Product Code: 7-887
ISBN: 
978-1-60137-887-3

Pages: 134

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Called & Gifted for the Third Millennium

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In these reflections, the bishops examine the four "calls" that impel the laity-the calls to holiness, to community, to mission and ministry, and to Christian maturity-in light of Church teaching, pastoral practice, and the changing conditions in the world. Included are questions for individual and group reflection

Product Code: 5-002 
ISBN: 
978-1-57455-002-3

Pages: 32

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Catechetical Formation in Chaste Living

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Catechetical Formation in Chaste Living provides publishers with the necessary guidelines to support the development of new religion texts for students in preschool through twelfth grade. It assists diocesan and parish catechetical leaders in developing curricula for these same age groups. These guidelines provide the necessary components for teaching doctrinal truths in catechetical formation and chaste living and they address Church teaching on special issues of concern. It also focuses on the role of pastors, parents and guardians, teachers and catechists, and publishers as they provide instruction on catechetical formation in Catholic faith, morals, and virtues for chaste living. It's an important resource for catechetical leaders, publishers, dioceses and parishes

Product Code: 7-043 
ISBN: 
978-1-60137-043-3

Pages: 31

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Catholics and Muslims

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Contains basic questions and answers on how Christians and Muslims identify themselves as followers of God. A useful introduction to help Catholics prepare for an increased dialogue with Muslim believers.

Product Code: 7-009 
ISBN: 
978-1-60137-009-9

Pages: 8

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Catholics with Other Christians in the Pro-Life Movement: Pro-Life Movement

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Emphasizes how working together on issues of common concern helps us become closer through faith, life, and worship.

Product Code: 7-111 
ISBN: 
978-1-60137-111-9

Pages: 8

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Celebrations of the Word in the Year of St. Paul

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Make a renewed commitment to the word of God in this Year of St. Paul with twelve special celebrations of the Word. Each celebration includes:

  • An entrance antiphon
  • Song with music
  • Brief message from Pope Benedict XVI
  • Scripture reading
  • Meditation from Pope Benedict XVI
  • Intercessions
  • Concluding Prayer

Parish prayer groups, monastic communities, RCIA classes, Catholic schools, and youth/campus ministry groups will find this resource to be a source of prayer, spiritual growth, and revelation

Product Code: 7-067 
ISBN: 
978-1-60137-067-9

Pages: 56

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Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord: A Resource for Guiding the Development of Lay Ecclesial Ministry

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Co-workers in the Vineyard of the Lord offers pastoral and theological reflections on the reality of lay ecclesial ministry, affirmation of those who serve in this way, and a synthesis of best thinking and practice. It is a resource for diocesan bishops and for all who are responsible for guiding the development of lay ecclesial ministry in the United States

Product Code: 5-724 
ISBN: 
978-1-57455-724-4

Pages: 68

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Colaboradores en la Vina del Senor: Un recurso para guiar el desarrollo del ministerio eclesial laico

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Co-workers in the Vineyard of the Lord offers pastoral and theological reflections on the reality of lay ecclesial ministry, affirmation of those who serve in this way, and a synthesis of best thinking and practice. It is a resource for diocesan bishops and for all who are responsible for guiding the development of lay ecclesial ministry in the United States.

Product Code: 7-811 
ISBN: 
978-160137-811-8

Pages: 72

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Dedication of a Church and an Altar

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1Product Code: 331-0 
ISBN: 
978-1-55586-331-9
Pages: 120
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Dedication of a Church and an Altar / Study Text

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Product Code: 283-7 
ISBN: 
978-1-55586-283-1
Pages: 120
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Directory of Catholic Communications Personnel (2010)

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The 2010 directory includes contact information for communication directors and broadcast representatives for the (arch)dioceses of the United States and national and international communications centers and special organizations.

Product Code: 7-068

Pages: 92

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Divorce and the Church's Healing Ministry

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The Church responds to the challenges that each partner faces in a divorce and emphasizes the Church's message that divorced Catholics must know that their right and responsibility to participate in the life of the Church does not cease with the breakup of their marital union

Product Code: 7-133 
ISBN: 
978-1-60137-133-1

Pages: 6

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Doctrinal Elements of a Curriculum Framework for the Development of Catechetical Materials for Young People of High School Age

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This document offers guidance to catechetical publishers in the development of instructional material. It provides guidance in creating doctrinal content of catechetical text and materials, curriculum development, and catechetical instruction that completely define and present the teaching of the Church for young people of high school age. It's a helpful resource for Catholic high schools, parish religious education programs, children schooled at home or within the context of the catechetical instruction which should be part of every youth ministry program. It is also designed to help young people develop the necessary skills to answer and address the real questions in life and in their Catholic faith. It's an important resource for catechetical leaders, teachers, and laypersons

Product Code: 7-042 
ISBN: 
978-1-60137-042-6

Pages: 85

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El Ministerio Laico de la Iglesia: El Estado de las Interrogantes

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Esta nueva publicación es de lectura obligada para todos los ministros eclesiales activos y para quienes están preparándose para tal ministerio. Con un resumen del proyecto "Liderazgo para el ministerio eclesial laico", el Subcomité del Ministerio Laico invita a los Obispos de EE.UU. a determinar la actividad futura a fin de atender la necesidad de liderazgo a nivel nacional y prestar asistencia práctica a nivel local. El amplio informe ofrece conclusiones e información básica sobre las siguientes áreas: 1) el término ministerio eclesial laico, 2) hacia una teología del ministerio eclesial laico, 3) preparación de ministros eclesiales laicos, 4) la relación entre los ministros eclesiales laicos y los ministros ordenados, 5) cuestiones de recursos financieros y humanos y 6) temas multiculturales.

Product Code: 5-864 
ISBN: 
978-1-57455-864-7

Pages: 80

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Family: Spiritual Thoughts Series by Pope Benedict XVI

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"What therefore God has joined together, let no man put asunder"(Mt 19:6).

 

Pope Benedict XVI shares his thoughts on the subject of family: the bonds that are created, the truth of marriage, and the vocation of love that enables us to become loving people. He emphasizes that marriage is between a man and woman and that trust, responsibility, sharing and loving are nurtured in the family.

Product Code: 7-075 
ISBN: 
978-1-60137-075-4

Pages: 107

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From Words to Deeds: Continuing Reflections on the Role of Women in the Church

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Designed to build on the pastoral reflection Strengthening the Bonds of Peace, this document provides three objectives-to appreciate and incorporate the gifts of women in the Church; to appoint women to church leadership positions; and to promote collaboration between women and men in the Church. Also includes accompanying suggestions for engaging the gifts of women in the Church

Product Code: 5-266 
ISBN: 
978-1-57455-266-9

Pages: 32

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Fulfilled in Your Hearing: The Homily in the Sunday Assembly

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Ideal for priests, deacons, and those in formation for these ministries. It offers a practical examination of the principal ingredients for effective homilies

Product Code: 850-9 
ISBN: 
978-1-55586-850-5

Pages: 48

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Guidelines for the Celebration of the Sacraments with Persons with Disabilities

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These guidelines give concrete expression to the bishops' long-standing concern for providing access to full sacramental participation for Catholics with disabilities. Drawn from the Church's ritual books and canonical tradition, the work presents a set of general principles helpful to diocesan staff, pastoral leaders, catechists, parishioners, health care workers, and all who minister to or with Catholics with disabilities

Product Code: 5-425 
ISBN: 
978-1-57455-425-0

Pages: 24

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Happy Are Those Who Are Called to His Supper

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On Preparing to Receive Christ Worthily in the Eucharist

n this short series of questions and answers, the bishops affirm clearly what the Church believes and teaches concerning the Eucharist. They provide guidance as to who may receive Holy Communion within a Catholic Eucharistic celebration and specify practices that enable Catholics to receive Holy Communion in a more worthy fashion.

Product Code: 5-789 
ISBN: 
978-1-57455-789-3

Pages: 24

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How to Cover the Catholic Church

by USCCB Publishing
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A must-have for media professionals assigned to cover the Catholic Church! This handy little book provides helpful information on covering the Vatican, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and the local Church. It includes basic definitions of important Church organizations, contact phone numbers and e-mail addresses, and a glossary of terms. Dioceses, parishes, and Catholic organizations should keep copies available for reference and for distribution to local and national media

Product Code: 7-045 
ISBN: 
978-1-60137-045-7

Pages: 80

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