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The Catholic Companion to the Psalms

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The Catholic Companion to the Psalms

The purpose of this book is to bring the psalms to life for all Catholics and entice them to begin or continue to mine the riches of these simple but powerful prayers.

ISBN: 978-0-87946-364-9

- Product #: 1001
- Format: book
- Binding: Paperback
- Page Count: 160
- Pub. Date: September 2008
- Publisher: ACTA Publications

Price: $10.95
 

Here is the latest in author Mary Kathleen Glavich's popular "Catholic Companion" series. The Catholic Companion to the Psalms is a complete, accessible and fascinating exploration of the Psalms and why they are (and should be) precious to Catholics today, just as they were for Basil the Great, Cyril of Alexandria, Francis Xavier, Teresa of Avila, Thomas More and many others in the Catholic tradition.

The Catholic Companion is a treasury of methods for understanding and praying the psalms. The purpose of this book is to bring the psalms to life for all Catholics and entice them to begin or continue to mine the riches of these simple but powerful prayers, and to use them for ardent heart-to-heart conversations with God.

Chapters include:

  • God the Lyricist
  • Personalizing the Psalms
  • Lectio Divina with the Psalms
Mary Kathleen Glavich
 
 
Mary Kathleen Glavich is a Sister of Notre Dame who lives in Cleveland, Ohio. She has taught every grade from first to twelfth and has been vocation director for her community and for the Cleveland Diocese. When her first article was published, the writing bug bit her and she is now a full-time author and editor. In response to that first article, a bishop in Nigeria sent Sister an airmail letter in which he quoted Mother Teresa: "Write, for if your writing should make anyone more aware of God and their neighbour, then you must write." With that encouragement, Sister went on to have over fifty books published as well as more articles, especially as a columnist for Religion Teacher’s Journal. She has also worked on five religion textbook series for both elementary and high school levels. Several of her books have won awards. In addition to writing, Sister Kathleen gives courses, talks, and retreats. In 2010, she was the featured speaker at a conference in the United Arab Emirates for catechists from six Arab countries. She is also a pastoral associate at St. Dominic. In her spare time, Sister enjoys reading a good book, playing the piano, and crocheting baby blankets to sell at her community’s annual fall boutique.