What role did the Church play during the First World War and what effect did the Great War have on the Church? In this international conflict, Catholics were facing Catholics in the trenches and everyone looked to their own Bishops and the Pope for a response. This booklet examines the role of Pope Benedict XV in the efforts to find peace, the role of the local churches in the combatant nations and the church’s need to look after suffering soldiers and civilians alike. Read More
St Joseph is the father of the church and a wonderful person to turn to in times of trouble. Let the stories and prayers in this book help you open your heart to the care that Saint Joseph can provide such as; Family Issues; Employment; Divine Providence and Good Health. Read More
Growing closer to the Blessed Virgin Mary can have a profound impact on your spiritual life. Throughout the year you’ll ponder the fruits of the Holy Spirit in Mary’s life; peace, love, surrender, hope, gentleness and a timely and relevant meditation perfect for your busy life. You'll begin with a quote from Scripture, followed by a brief reflection, and a question or act to consider, and a short prayer to Mary to carry through your day. Read More
Catherine Butcher tells the story of Edith Louisa Cavell, a British nurse who helped some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium during the First World War, for which she was arrested and sentenced to death. A woman of profound faith, she told her chaplain, on the night before her execution, "Standing as I do in view of God and eternity, I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone". Read More
The author Brother Egbert, is a monk at Willingford Abbey and his book tells how Jake, the woodcarver's son, learns the story of Jesus' birth. It is presented in the style of an illuminated manuscript with calligraphy and highly colourful pictures interacting with the lettering. The beautiful hardback with gold foiling and linen quarter linen binding makes this a stunning and unique Christmas gift to keep and treasure. Read More
The Catechism of the Catholic Church is arguably the single most significant, carefully-crafted account of the Christian faith. A Year with the Catechism offers an achievable method of reading the Catechism in one year. It includes reading references from the Catechism for each day and reflections on the text to aid understanding and to help readers find meaning in the passages. Read More
My Story Time Parables
This simple line drawing colouring book contains eight favourite Bible stories all illustrated with lively line drawings for children to colour and will also help them to remember the stories they've read through reading together.
Simple prayers and appealing illustrations make this a delight to give on the occasion or anniversary of a baptism or christening. A selection of modern and traditional blessings touch on the values that a grown-up wishes for a newly baptized child: love; joy; peace; patience; kindness; goodness; faithfulness; gentleness; self-control. The book includes a dedication page to record the date of the baptism, the name of the child, and the godparents.
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
Discover the Catholic Tradition of Spiritual Friendship, examining examples of spiritual friendship from well-known saints, writers, and spiritual Catholic leaders who serve as exemplars for cultivating meaningful Catholic friendship in a world of Twitter and Facebook. In ten practical chapters such issues as commitment and acceptance, the virtues that make for a lasting friendship, the importance of listening, open communication, and praying together. Readers will find here the guidance and encouragement to take the next step in developing spiritual friendships in their lives, one of the basic necessities of spiritual life. Read More
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