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Penal Cross

The Irish Penal Cross was unique to the Irish folk art of the 18th Century. During this era Catholic religious symbols and Priests were outlawed under the repressive Penal Laws. The Penal Cross was designed to be easily hidden within the Priests personal garments, such as inside the coat sleeve. The Cross has a number of symbols carved onto its surface.   15cm x 4.5cm (6" x 1¾") Read More

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Crochet Cross Bookmark from Syria

These delicate hand-made cotton crochet Cross bookmarks come directly from Syria. As with the crochet Fish bookmarks, these Cross bookmarks will help Sister Annie continue to support the craftspeople who make them. Although now returned to their homes in Aleppo they continue to need our help. Read More

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Inlaid Paua Shell Circled Cross Pendant

This colourful Inlaid Paua Shell Circled Cross Pendant is made with a zinc alloy base with imitation rhodium plating, which gives a long lasting hard silver finish. The pendant is hypo-allergenic and comes in an attractive presentation box. Read More

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Loving Mary – What Pope Francis Says

What can Pope Francis’ personal experience of Mary teach us? In down to earth, straight-talking language Pope Francis shares his approach to devotion to Mary, our loving Mother. He advises us to take a number of honest and practical steps to enrich our lives and our relationship with God by honouring Mary. Read More

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Sacred Heart Suncatcher

This exquisite static Tiffany stained Sacred Heart SunCatcher will enhance any window or glass panel in your home. It can be applied to any surface by removing the protective paper and can be easily removed if you want to place it somewhere else. Read More

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A Way of Life for Young Catholics

Written for young Catholics who want to live their faith more deeply but are not sure what steps to take, this booklet contains practical, down-to-earth advice on many aspects of daily life, whether spiritual, moral, emotional, or vocational. It will be especially helpful for older confirmation candidates and students hoping to learn more about their faith. Read More

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Youcat Bible

The newest title in the internationally best-selling "YOUCAT" series for youth and young adults, this outstanding Bible features the creative elements of the best-selling YOUCAT youth catechism and the DOCAT social teaching handbook. It’s filled with engaging photos, clever and fun illustrations by YOUCAT's award-winning designer, insightful sidebar quotes from great thinkers, Catholic saints and leaders, past and present and young people living their faith today. Read More

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A Book of Novenas

The Church encourages us to ask for the intercession of the saints, to locate our prayer within the annual round of the Church’s year, and to make our prayer in the tradition of the great figures of Scripture. The Novenas in this beautifully bound collection contain a rich selection for many different needs and intentions, including popular Novenas to our Lady and the Holy Spirit. Read More

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Confessions of a Convert

Mentioned by Pope Francis as a writer that everyone should read, Robert Hugh Benson, author of Lord of the World, shares his spiritual journey from being an Anglican and son of the archbishop of Canterbury to becoming a Roman Catholic priest. Through his humble, honest, and memorable story, Benson invites us in this republished classic to think about what it means to wrestle with the deep questions of our Catholic faith while rejoicing in the power of their universal truths. Read More

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A Nun’s Story

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

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Saints Lives & Illuminations

In this combined picture book you will find well-known saints from St Patrick to such lesser-known figures as Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha and Saint Bernardino. Over 70 of the saints featured are presented through a beautiful detailed portrait page paired with a brief biographical sketch, which includes dates, feast days, and patronage. Read More

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WORDS FOR FEASTS & SAINTS DAYS

Bishop Hugh Gilbert’s homilies have gained him a reputation as a clear and profound teacher of faith. This collection of homilies for great feasts and saints days of the Church’s year is an ideal companion for any reader wishing to deepen their faith by coming to a deeper understanding of the saints and the major events the lives of Jesus and Mary. ‘The liturgical year is one of the great givens of the Christian life. We live our lives within it’ Read More

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