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  • Clowning In Rome

    $14.00

    In this classic account of the time Henri Nouwen spent in Rome, he offers reflections and inspirational insight characteristic of his best work. During the months in Rome, it wasn’t the red cardinals or the Red Brigade who had the most impact on Nouwen, but the little things that took place between the great scenes. In some ways, he discovered, the real, true story was told by the clowns he often saw in the city streets.

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  • Confessions : A Translation For The 21st Century

    $34.95

    The Confessions of Saint Augustine is considered the all time number one Christian classic. Augustine undertook his greatest piece of writing with the conviction that God wanted him to make this confession. The Confessions are, in fact, an extended poetic, passionate, intimate prayer. Augustine was probably forty-three when he began this endeavor. He had been a baptized Catholic for ten years, a priest for six, and a bishop for only two. His pre-baptismal life raised questions in the community. Was his conversion genuine? The first hearers were captivated, as many millions have been over the following sixteen centuries. His experience of God speaks to us across time with little need of transpositions. This new translation masterfully captures his experience.

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  • Confessions (Reprinted)

    $14.95

    “Boulding’s fresh new translation of this classic captures the essence of Augustine’s struggle to integrate faith and understanding as his heart seeks to rest in God.”
    Publishers Weekly, RBL

    “Augustine,,s Confessions has been much translated: but it is no exegeration to say that Sister Maria Boulding,,s version is of different level of excellence from practically anything else on the market.”
    Rowan William, Bishop of Monmouth

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  • Confessions Of Saint Augustine

    $29.95

    The powerful witness of St. Augustine’s spiritual journey empowers all the faithful to strive for heaven.

    The second book of the Catholic Classics series, The Confessions of St. Augustine, is an updated translation of the key work of Catholic tradition that is accessible for modern readers.

    Often considered one of the most influential and inspiring works of the saints, this classic yet relevant text was written by the Doctor of the Church as a prayer to God, confessing his faith despite past mistakes and recognizing the ways that God has transformed his heart. Through the years, it has remained a key reflection on the spiritual life for believers who seek to persevere through weakness toward the glory of heaven.

    Exploring topics such as understanding Sacred Scripture, the weakness of the human heart, and the transformative power of an encounter with the living God, this text draws readers ever closer to God through St. Augustine’s conversations with the heavenly Father who called him out of a life of sin and onto the path toward sainthood.

    With a new translation by Dr. Matthew Minerd, this special version renews Catholics’ understanding and appreciation of this spiritual classic. It also includes:

    *Expert commentary from Fr. Gregory Pine, O.P., and Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk, O.P. introducing each of its 13 books

    *A message from the authors about the relevance of this ancient text to the modern-day Catholic

    *An insert of sacred art of St. Augustine from Ascension’s Sacred Art Collection of Holy Men and Women by Tianna Williams

    *A leatherlike cover, foil stamping, and a place-holding ribbon

    This beautiful book draws all Catholics into a deeper relationship with God in their pursuit of holiness through the honesty, authenticity, and wisdom of one of the Church’s greatest saints.

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  • Confessions Of Saint Augustine

    $21.95

    SKU (ISBN): 9781954882584ISBN10: 1954882580St. Augustine | Editor: Matthew MinerdBinding: Trade PaperPublished: March 2024Catholic Classics – Ascension PressPublisher: Ascension Press

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  • Expositions Of The Psalms 121-150

    $44.95

    Final volume of the long-awaited translation of one of Augustine’s classics and a great work in Christian literature. Newly translated by Maria Boulding, O.S.B., whose masterful translation of Augustine’s Confessions in the same series has been praised as being “of a different level of excellence from practically anything else in the market.” (Bishop Rowan Williams, Monmouth, England)
    As the psalms are a microcosm of the Old Testament, so the Expositions of the Psalms can be seen as a microcosm of Augustinian thought. They recapitulate and focus the experiences of Augustine’s personal life, his theological reflections, and his pastoral concerns as Bishop of Hippo.

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  • Expositions Of The Psalms 33-50

    $39.95

    Second volume of the long-awaited translation of one of Augustine’s classics and a great work in Christian literature. Newly translated by Maria Boulding, O.S.B., whose masterful translation of Augustine’s Confessions in the same series has been praised as being “of a different level of excellence from practically anything else in the market.” (Bishop Rowan Williams, Monmouth, England)
    As the psalms are a microcosm of the Old Testament, so the Expositions of the Psalms can be seen as a microcosm of Augustinian thought. They recapitulate and focus the experiences of Augustine’s personal life, his theological reflections, and his pastoral concerns as Bishop of Hippo.

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  • Expositions Of The Psalms 51-72

    $44.95

    Third volume of the long-awaited translation of one of Augustine’s classics and a great work in Christian literature. Newly translated by Maria Boulding, O.S.B., whose masterful translation of Augustine’s Confessions in the same series has been praised as being “of a different level of excellence from practically anything else in the market.” (Bishop Rowan Williams, Monmouth, England)
    As the psalms are a microcosm of the Old Testament, so the Expositions of the Psalms can be seen as a microcosm of Augustinian thought. They recapitulate and focus the experiences of Augustine’s personal life, his theological reflections, and his pastoral concerns as Bishop of Hippo.

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  • Great Divorce

    $17.99

    C.S. Lewis takes us on a profound journey through both heaven and hell in this engaging allegorical tale. Using his extraordinary descriptive powers, Lewis introduces us to supernatural beings who will change the way we think about good and evil. In The Great Divorce C.S. Lewis again employs his formidable talent for fable and allegory. The writer, in a dream, finds himself in a bus which travels between Hell and Heaven. This is the starting point for an extraordinary meditation upon good and evil which takes issue with William Blake’s The Marriage of Heaven and Hell.

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  • Imitation Of Christ

    $15.00

    This classic shows readers how to follow Christ in their lives

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  • Mystical Flora Of Saint Francis De Sales

    $15.00

    St. Francis de Sales’ classic guide to the Christian life using allegories of plants and flowers, illustrated with contemporary woodcuts of the plants and flowers themselves.

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  • On Christian Belief

    $42.95

    The seven works of Saint Augustine that are contained in this volume all deal with the problem of faith in God. They were written over the course of three decades, beginning with True Religion (390) and extending to the Enchiridion of Faith, Hope and Charity (c.421). Hence this selection of writings provides an impressive insight into the intellectual and spiritual development of one of the greatest of all Western minds, as it grappled with a question that has never ceased to preoccupy and stimulate Western thought: Is it reasonable to believe in God, and what form might such belief take?

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  • On Living Simply

    $11.99

    These excerpts from the sermons of Saint John Chrysostom bring fourth-century wisdom to 20th century issues. Each serves as a brief introduction to a major spiritual thinker and as a meditation book for daily use.

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  • Practice Of The Presence Of God (Reprinted)

    $5.99

    The Practice Of The Presence Of God
    *A Pilgrim’s Prayer
    *Preface
    *Conversations
    *Letters
    The Spiritual Maxims Of Brother Lawrence
    *Introduction
    *Preface
    *Spiritual Maxims
    *The Character Of Brother Lawrence
    *Gathered Thoughts
    112 Pages

    Additional Info
    The intimate account of how one man found God.

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  • Problem Of Pain

    $16.99

    For centuries Christians have been tormented by one question above all — If God is good and all-powerful, why does he allow his creatures to suffer pain? C. S. Lewis sets out to disentangle this knotty issue but wisely adds that in the end no intellectual solution can dispense with the necessity for patience and courage.

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  • Rule Of Saint Benedict For Everyone

    $8.95

    Drawing on the Dialogues of St. Gregory and St. Benedicts Rule for Monks, Goberna uses the life and writings of Saint Benedict to address in a modern and simple way the longings for sincerity, simplicity, and value that were as heartfelt in his lifetime as they are today. His message remains as valid as ever, especially because he invites readers to experience the abiding happiness that is a fruit of the Spirit.

    Benedict would surely recognize himself in this fresh portrait, through which he still offers a seam of gold to all who long for sure guidance in the ways of prayer and in relationships among family and community.

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