This collection of intriguing black and white images was born of the artist's experience of oneness -- the timeless connection of all things -- and his effort to fill the void caused by the emptiness of the human spirit. Viewers who engage with these images may begin to see the endless possibilities of who we are and what we can become: one family in a vast universe.
An articulation of how Thomas Merton faced and grappled with the questions of personal integrity and vocational commitment in his relationship with a woman known only as "M".
Pope Francis has called upon Catholics to use what he calls “the grammar of simplicity” when talking with one another and with others outside the church. In this groundbreaking work, Brother Louis De Thomasis and Sr. Cynthia Nienhaus use the grammar of simplicity to describe the current schism happening in the Catholic Church worldwide and offer solutions for how to heal it. Using the grammar of simplicity found in The Message: Catholic/Ecumenical Edition, they demonstrate that Jesus was always less worried about doctrine, dogmas, and dictums and more interested in the radical law of love. They call on both traditionalists and progressives in the church to recapture the mission of Jesus to bring about the reign of God “on earth, as it is in heaven.
Focusing on eleven 'great' men from the Bible, Fr. Martin Pable explains their identity, sacred stories, and messages for today's men. Featuring Abraham, the flawed father; Joseph, a model of reconciliation; Moses, a spiritual-political leader; David, from greatness to failure and back; John the Baptist, a man without ego; Peter, more heart than rock; and more.
A truly extraordinary look at how the Catholic Church has changed since the Second Vatican Council told through the experiences of six priests in a series of in-depth interviews about their seminary training, assignments, triumphs and disappointments as well as their relationships with their communities, leaders, and each other.
Critically-acclaimed author Donald Cozzens that takes us behind the scenes of the Roman Catholic Church for an unflinching look at clergy sexual abuse and its very personal consequences. Cozzens weaves an intricate story of scholars and trained killers, bishops and priests, church ladies and clandestine operatives struggling--each in their own way--to protect the institution they venerate or to blow the lid off the oldest boys' club in the world.
If you are searching for an overview of Christian spirituality for the beginner or non-professional, join Tom Santa in this exploration of what he calls "connecting points for contemplative living." Coming from his own Catholic tradition but including insights from other denominations and faiths, Father Santa explains how these six connecting points work, separately and together, to bring us into deeper relationship with God and our fellow human beings.