As we approach the Year of Consecrated Life, this book examines the Benedictines, the Augustinians, the Cistercians, the Carthusians, the Dominicans, the Franciscans and the Carmelites, looking at the origins of each religious Order, their distinctive charisms, and the saints they have inspired. Read More
One happy day, in the midst of writing to her fiancee, her hand stopped writing unbidden; then it continued by itself, etching the words which would change her life forever; 'but there's no point now, as I am going to be a nun.That bolt from the blue set events in motion that caused Shirley to lose her mother and sisters, her husband to be, her horses, her parties and life of ease. Within months, Shirley had become Sister Agatha. But her faith in her choice never faltered, despite years of great difficulty when her convent was close to bankruptcy. Read More
The Insanity of God is the true story of missionaries Nik and Ruth Ripken. After the death of their son, this ordinary couple journey into the depths of the persecuted church, asking the question, IS JESUS WORTH IT?
How does faith survive, let alone flourish in places of the world that are overcome with the darkness of sin, despair, and hopelessness? Join the Ripkens as they tell the story of being taught by believers who are in persecution, "how to follow Jesus, how to love Jesus, and how to walk with Him day by day even when it doesn't make sense." Recommended for 15+ years. Read More
One man's amazing story of how God protected and provided for him in the midst of the Burundian civil war and brought him to a place of grace, forgiveness and restoration. Theodore Mbazumutima was forced to flee from his native Burundi when tensions between Hutus and Tutsis increased after the death of Hutu President Ndadaye. His dangerous and incredible journey fleeing civil war is told in this page-turning, gripping account of God's miraculous intervention, protection and guidance. Read More
Blending historical facts with beloved traditions, this charming animated DVD brings to life a long-lost world of Druids, warriors and kings and the story of brave Patrick who brings Christ’s light to the Emerald Isles. Read More
In an era of Catholic persecution, Lancashire-born priest Saint John Southworth courageously endured repeated imprisonment and ultimately martydom for his priestly ministry and his devotion to Catholic plague victims in Westminster. Read More
The African saints that Catholics are most likely to have heard of – even if they don’t know much about them – lived a very long time ago, and often in parts of Africa which are no longer Christian. Read More
A little biography of this intelligent, modest, joyful Pope from the humblest origins who in his short papacy inaugurated the most significant event in Church life for centuries, the second Vatican Council. Read More
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