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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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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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Sacred Heart House Blessing Plaque

Keep Jesus close to your heart and at home with this touching House blessing plaque with an almost 3D featuring the Sacred Heart of Jesus with gold foil highlights. It will make an ideal present or personal gift to adorn any wall in your home. Read More

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Scripture Illuminated Colouring Book

"Illuminated" comes from the Latin word for "lit up" or "enlightened," and refers to the use of bright colours and gold to embellish a manuscript. In addition to the colouring pages, you'll find an introduction to manuscript illumination, as well as an explanation of the practice of lectio divina, a traditional practice of scriptural reading, meditation, and prayer intended to promote communion with God and to increase the knowledge of God's word. 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 Year with Pope Francis on The Family

This pocket-sized volume contains a treasure of reflections and quotations primarily on the family and family life for each day of the year, taken from the writings and talks of Pope Francis. Topics range from Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, the sacrament of marriage, suffering and family burdens, women, motherhood, to family values and family as domestic church. Included are an opening prayer and a prayer for the family. 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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Lift up your HEART

With this spiritual classic you will find ten meditations for a ten-day mini-retreat that can easily be completed in the midst of a busy life. During the course of the retreat, you'll learn the basics of forming a daily prayer routine, including how to offer yourself to God, meditate on his love, and maintain peace in the face of suffering and clarity in the midst of temptation. Read More

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HOPE IN ACTION

What are the most important social, political and religious challenges facing our world today? How might a better understanding of those challenges help us to tackle them more effectively? And what are the basic moral principles that will inspire more people to come together and work together for the common good? Read More

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Bringing LENT HOME with POPE FRANCIS

Pope Francis guides us through Lent by the threefold Lenten practice of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Parents can enhance their own daily prayer by using the booklet’s reflections. On Sundays, families focus on the themes assigned to that Sunday of Lent, with suggestions on a family project for the week ahead. The booklet can be used with any of the three Catholic lectionary cycles. Read More

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THE WORKS OF MERCY

A signature of the pontificate of Pope Francis, the theme of mercy is rooted in the message of Jesus, who tied our salvation to the treatment of the least of our brothers and sisters: "I was hungry and you fed me… Imprisoned and you visited me...." In reflections drawn from his writings and preaching, Pope Francis treats the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy, opening for each a window on a larger theme. For instance, under “welcoming the stranger,” Pope Francis reflects on the plight of refugees and immigrants. Read More

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THE PATH TO MARRIAGE – Daring to say “I Will” through Faith

Marriage is a real adventure and people need to be encouraged on their path through life. In his Apostolic Exhortation Amoris laetitia, Pope Francis asked for a better preparation and accompaniment of couples who are preparing for marriage and couples who are already married. This book offers essential guidelines, emphasizing those aspects of marriage that most need to be stressed; at the same time it sets out to use practical questions as a stimulus for further reflection. Read More

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