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Benedict XVI Commander of the Faith

Shortt Rupert
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For decades before his election, Pope Benedict XVI was known across the world as an unwavering upholder of Catholic orthodoxy. But what kind of man is Benedict XVI? What were the influences that shaped him, and how might the Catholic Church evolve under his leadership? Written for the general reader, this book aims to answer these questions as well as why the future Pope disavowed his youthful liberalism...

St Thomas More Model for Modern Catholics

Fink John F
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A fascinating life of St. Thomas More, husband, father, lawyer, politician, scholar, author, and martyr...

Conchita

Philipon M.M. OP
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Life of the Servant of God, Maria Concepción Cabrera de Armida (1862-1937): wife, mother, grandmother, religious and mystic. She addresses herself to all categories of the People of God, to lay and to married people, to priests and to bishops, to religious and to all consecrated lives. By the profoundness of her writings, Conchita rivals St Catherine of Siena or St Teresa of Avila. ..

Marthe Robin the cross and the joy

Peyret Rev. Raymond
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Marthe Robin was physicalle incapacitated, bed-ridden and blind for most of ther life; yet this physical suffering did not did not prevent her from living a life of heroic virtue, one of service to the missions, prisoners, the poor and retreatants throughout the world.Her life-long fast, constant prayers and meditations led to startling visions that reflected the values and challenges of the Church in her time...

Julian Tennison Woods:A Life....

Mary MacKillop
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Julian Tenison Woods: A Life is history at first hand: observing, quoting, recording incidents and memories not to be found elsewhere. It offers insights to the world of the 19th century and reveals two remarkable people who have made an indelible impression on the Church in Australia...

Mary MacKillop A Window of Hope

Cavanagh Monica rsj
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This is an official book from the Sisters of St Joseph, Mary MacKillop's religious order, for the general public as well as Catholics and written by Monica Cavanagh, a member of the order. This succinct book shows how even today in confusing times "a good life" is still possible, by doing the little day by day things. It is a book of help in a world of many ways... Openness, Generosity, Patience, Kindness, Joy are here in the context of Mary MacKillop's life and today. How to share and enrich our lives; whether busy or lonely, young or old. Mary MacKillop is a saint for these times. A sinner too. Excommunicated by her Church. An Australian with a message for everyone...

Comrades Stumbling Along

Wild Robert Ed
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The causes for the canonization of both Catherine de Hueck Doherty and Dorothy Day have been opened with the trust that, with the grace of God, these two great laywomen saints will one day be recognized by the Church as outstanding Saints of God. The friendship of these two was very deep, holy, and lasting. If they hadn't been so united in Christ in the lay apostolic movements they were responsible for (Madonna House and the Catholic Worker Movement) out of zeal for the Kingdom of God, their differences might not have drawn them together in any kind of relationship approaching friendship. They had quite different personalities and approaches to almost everything. Their relationship, however, as proved by the correspondence between them over many years (published for the first time in this book), is a profound example of how Christ can bind together people of very diverse temperaments and backgrounds and unite them in love by the power of the Holy Spirit, thus inspiring us all...

Flora MacKillop A Truly Blessed Mother (F)

O'Sullivan Bernadette RSJ
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Flora (MacDonald) MacKillop (1816-1886) arrived in Melbourne from Scotland in 1840 and in July of that year she married Alexander MacKillop. St Mary of the Cross was the eldest of their eight children. From promising beginnings family and fortunes declined demanding of Flora courage, patience and forbearance. Her deep faith and trust in God sustained her through the poverty, hardship and times of homelessness when she and her family depended on relatives for a home. While St Mary acknowledged her mother's example and influence, Flora was able to call herself 'a truly blessed mother', as she said herself, she had 'raised all her children for the glory of God'...

Genius Born of Anguish

Higgins Michael W & Burns Kevi
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Henri Nouwen's life in stages, with emphasis on his ideas on spirituality. In this illustrated biography the life and legacy of Henri Nouwen is presented through interviews with his friends and family, including his brother Laurent, L'Arche founder Jean Vanier, author Robers Ellsberg, and writer Ronald Rolheiser...

Great Reformer:Francis and the Making

Ivereigh Austen
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When Pope Francis was elected in March 2013, he was virtually unknown. He fast captivated the world with his rejection of papal pomp, his love of the poor, his fearless critiques of injustice and corruption, and his far-reaching reforms of the Catholic Church. This is the first intimate, in-depth biography of a pope whose visionary leadership has breathed new life into the Church and turned him into a global phenomenon. Through extensive interviews in Argentina and elsewhere, and drawing on the author's deep knowledge of the country and Church that shaped him,The Great Reformer reveals the life, the spirituality and the thought of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as never before. It tells for the first time the story of how his visionary reform of the Jesuit order led to his internal exile in Argentina. It also offers the first behind-the-scenes accounts of the conclaves of 2005 and 2013. The Great Reformer shows how a shy, austere assistant bishop came to be the leader of the Latin-American C..

Mary Potter

Sr Elizabeth Gilroy LCM
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Mary Potter was born in Victorian England in 1847 and grew up in a single parent family where there was love, but also struggle. Mary’s upbringing and the ill health she endured from childhood shaped her steadfast belief in God and desire to do his will. The challenges that followed in her life in the form of further ill health and resistance from many to her ideas, only strengthened her resolve. Mary had a vision to set up an order of religious sisters dedicated to caring and praying for the sick and the dying and she became the founder of the Little Company of Mary. Today, Mary’s vision lives on in the work of her congregation whose main ministry is to care and pray for the sick and the dying throughout the world. This is the story of Mary Potter and the religious order she founded, told with enthusiasm by Sr Elizabeth Gilroy, LCM..

Norman Thomas Gilroy PB: An Obedient Life

John Luttrell
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Norman Thomas Gilroy was born in 1896 in a rented cottage in the working class suburb of Glebe in Sydney, Australia. His mortal remains now lie three kilometres away in the crypt of St Mary’s Cathedral among six other Archbishops of Sydney. His long career as Archbishop (1940-71) and his appointment as Cardinal in 1946 made him a name familiar to generations of Australians. He presided over the most populous Catholic diocese in Australia in an era shaped by World War II, post-war immigration, the Cold War and the protest movements of the 1960s. Historian John Luttrell, FMS, PhD, has lectured in Church history in tertiary institutions in Australia for many years. This is the first extended biography of the first Australian-born Cardinal. Available in both Paperback and Hardcover editions..

Norman Thomas Gilroy HC: An Obedient Life

John Luttrell
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Norman Thomas Gilroy was born in 1896 in a rented cottage in the working class suburb of Glebe in Sydney, Australia. His mortal remains now lie three kilometres away in the crypt of St Mary’s Cathedral among six other Archbishops of Sydney. His long career as Archbishop (1940-71) and his appointment as Cardinal in 1946 made him a name familiar to generations of Australians. He presided over the most populous Catholic diocese in Australia in an era shaped by World War II, post-war immigration, the Cold War and the protest movements of the 1960s. Historian John Luttrell, FMS, PhD, has lectured in Church history in tertiary institutions in Australia for many years. This is the first extended biography of the first Australian-born Cardinal. Available in both Paperback and Hardcover editions..
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