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ASSOCIATION FOR CATECHUMENAL MINISTRY
CATECHESIS OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD
CELEBRATING THE LECTIONARY
CHILDREN AND YOUTH
PRAYER AND DEVOTIONS
RESOURCES FROM THE ARCHDIOCESE OF CHICAGO
REVISED ROMAN MISSAL
Celebrating Sunday for Catholic Families 2014-2015
Sunday Prayer for Catechists 2014-2015
Children's Daily Prayer 2014-2015
¿Qué haré este año para el Adviento?
This booklet presents Advent as an opportunity for spiritual focus and renewal. It offers engaging descriptions of Catholic Advent practices, explores memorable figures from scripture-Isaiah, John the Baptist, and the Virgin Mary-and offers reflection questions that will help readers discover new insights into this busy season.
Order Code: SDADV
An Advent Sourcebook
Contains a rich assembly of texts, including scripture, poetry, hymns, homilies, letters, fiction, folklore, and liturgy. A wonderful resource that provides wisdom and inspiration for reflection and meditation.
Order Code: ADVENT
Build Your Own Bethlehem: A Nativity Scene and Activity Book for Christmastime
Here are all the characters for building your own nativity scene! Each figure is yours to pop loose and set up as the days of Christmas unfold. This beautiful, full-color activity book suggests eight occasions, from Christmas until Candlemas for using the figures to tell a portion of the nativity Gospels, like a puppet theater!
Order Code: BETH
Come, Lord Jesus: Reflections on the Advent and Christmas Seasons
Here are timeless reflections for each day of Advent to help us prepare in mind and heart for the Coming of Our Lord Jesus. The Gospel is given for each day (in the case of Sundays, a choice has been made from the A, B and C cycles of readings), while short commentaries chosen from the writings of one of the Saints or Fathers connect us in our reflection directly to the Early Church, further aided by biographical notes on each writer and by concluding prayers, also from the Saints and Fathers to focus our thoughts more deeply. Pope Benedict XVI, when he writes about Advent, says that there are two main figures which dominate this liturgical time: John the Baptist and Mary. In a very special way, this book helps us join with them in awaiting the coming of the Messiah.
Order Code: CLJ
Fling Wide the Doors: An Advent and Christmastime Calendar
Saints and biblical images shine like stained glass through more than 40 doors. Includes prayer booklet to use when opening the doors.
Order Code: ADCAL
Keeping the Seasons / Celebremos los tiempos litúrgicos: Reproducibles for Advent-Christmas 2013-14
This multi-use CD-ROM allows parishes to provide bilingual catechesis, prayer, and spiritual nourishment to parishioners thoughout the seven weeks of Advent and Christmas. Purchase this CD-ROM and you will be able to print as many pre-designed handouts as you need, use the artwork JPGs for other handouts, and the written content in other documents that you create.
Order Code: BKSA14C
Keeping the Seasons/Celebremos los tiempos litúrgicos 2014-2015
Help your parish keep Advent and Christmas with Keeping the Seasons CD-Rom of reproducible handouts and images. Prayer, Scripture, catechesis, Catholic practices, and service in English and Spanish. Print in color or black and white; use on parish Website. Permission for unlimited copies.
Order Code: BKSA15C
Living in Joyful Hope: Advent and Christmas Meditations
A collection of meditations and prayers that guide our journey from Advent into Christmas by using familiar biblical narratives, rites of the Church, and original compositions. The book may be used daily by adults involved with Catechesis of the Good Shepherd or by those who simply wish to enhance their prayer life during these liturgical seasons.
Order Code: CGSJH
Seven Bells to Bethlehem: The O Antiphons
Among the most beautiful prayers ever composed, the 'O' Antiphons have for twelve centuries voiced the Church's longing for Christ's Coming at Christmas. In this remarkable book, Oliver Treanor explores the rich biblical background to each Antiphon and, drawing on the spiritual tradition of the Fathers and the teachings of Vatican II as well, leads us to the deep sources of meditation that lie within the texts.
Order Code: SBTBOA
The Way to Bethlehem
Today, Christmas is often reduced to a routine exchange of presents. This small book brings together words and images to guide children to the true Christmas, the Christmas that the Church has never ceased to celebrate. Derived from the Gospels themselves, this little volume simply retraces their account of the expectation and coming of Jesus. In addition, it recalls those saints who in various ways were close to the Child that first Christmas.
Order Code: WTB
What Am I Doing for Advent This Year?
What Am I Doing for Lent This Year?
What Am I Doing for Triduum This Year?,
this brief workbook on Advent will help you prepare for and fully experience the season of Advent. It will provide catechesis about the season, scripture citations, and reflection questions to guide scripture reading, suggestions about Catholic practices during Advent, catechesis and guided reflection on the liturgies of Advent, and opportunities to consider how to infuse the more secular aspects of this time of year with insights from faith. The booklet may be used by individuals or groups.
Order Code: EDADV
Year of the Lord's Favour: A Homiliary for the Roman Liturgy Vol. 2 The Temporal Cycle Advent and Christmastide, Lent and Eastertide
This Homiliary provides a comprehensive guide to doctrinally based preaching for the entire Church year. This second volume furnishes texts for the Privileged Seasons--Advent, Christmas Time, Lent and Easter Time.
Order Code: YLF2
Year of the Lord's Favour: A Homiliary for the Roman Liturgy Vol. 3 The Temporal Cycle Sundays through the Year
This Homiliary provides a comprehensive guide to doctrinally based preaching for the entire Church year. This third volume furnishes texts for Sundays through the Year.
Order Code: YLF3
Year of the Lord's Favour: A Homiliary for the Roman Liturgy Vol. 4 The Temporal Cycle Weekdays through the Year
This Homiliary provides a comprehensive guide to doctrinally based preaching for the entire Church year. This fourth volume furnishes texts for Weekdays through the Year.
Order Code: YLF4
Keeping Advent and Christmastime
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Order Code: KAC3
La Navidad Hispana: At Home and At Church
The authors show how to create a liturgical link between the rituals of Hispanic homes and neighborhoods and the liturgies of the entire parish for Advent.
Order Code: LANAV
Liturgia con estilo y gracia
This beautifully written, classic book teaches about those things that belong to all Catholics: the Mass, the sacraments, the seasons of the Church’s year. Also includes discussion questions and helpful quotations.
Order Code: SLSG
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