Cardinal Newman’s renowned poem describes the death of an old man and the journey of his soul to the judgment seat of God. First published in 1865, it quickly became a best-seller. In an insightful preface, Fr Benedict Groeshel explains the relevance of the work for today. Read More
Paul is alone and waiting execution in a Roman prison, when his friend Luke the Physician, at great risk, visits the aged Paul to comfort him and to transcribe and smuggle out Paul's letters to the growing community of believers who go out to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ around the world. Age reated 15+ years. Read More
This booklet includes Prayers to St Michael from the Old Testament times until today. St Michael the Archangel has always powerfully defended and assisted God's people on earth. Based on Scripture, Church history and saintly traditions, this book explains St Michael's name, his rank among the Angels, his victory over Satan, his role among the Israelites, his role as Guardian Angel of the Catholic Church, and as defender of souls.! 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
This authentic-look reproduction Icon is reproduced in Ukraine on a traditional wooden base and set in levkas (chalk based natural glue) with gold background in accord with the iconographic Byzantine style. Read More
Since the seventeenth century, Catholics facing seemingly insurmountable obstacles have turned to Our Lady in this ancient tradition, also known as the Unfailing Novena. To accompany your Novena, this book reflects on nine sacred sites associated with Pope Francis’ 2014 pilgrimage to the Holy Land, reflecting on such holy places as Bethlehem, The Mount of Olives and The Temple Mount. 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
The spiritual diaries of Pope St John Paul II – published for the first time ever in English. The most intimate insight into the longest-serving pontiff of our time. Ten years after his death, the popularity and devotion towards John Paul II, the pope who helped bring down communism in his native Poland, the great statesman, and the most-travelled pope in history, remains as strong as ever. Since his early years as a priest in the 1960s, up until 2003, two years before his death, the pope kept a spiritual diary, recording his reflections on God, life, spirituality, the problems facing the church and his own struggles. Read More
The original icon of this image the 'Mother of God of Smolensk' is found in the Georgian Iviron monastery on Mount Athos in Greece where it is believed to have been since the year 999, and according to the Eastern Orthodox Church, was painted by St Luke. Read More
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
This authentic-look reproduction of an Icon is reproduced in Ukraine on a traditional wooden base and set in levkas (chalk based natural glue) with gold background in accord with the iconographic Byzantine style. We order when you order. Place your order for one of these beautifully detailed Icons and we shall arrange for it to be ordered for you. Read More
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
Every autumn people from all across Scotland and beyond gather in St Patrick's Church in Edinburgh for the pilgrimage to Venerable Margaret Sinclair's tomb. Follow the story of this ordinary girl who was extraordinary in her pursuit of holiness. From her upbringing in the slums in Cowgate Edinburgh and to her final days in the convent of the Poor Clare. Read More
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