The evolutionary vision of philosopher Beatrice Bruteau (1930-2014), a co-founder of the American Teilhard Association, exerted a profound influence on many. Here, leading theologians reflect on that influence, describing a new feminine spirit emerging out of an old hierarchical order, a new relatedness that speaks of community, and a new humanity and new earth. A complete list of the works of Beatrice Bruteau is included.
Little Pieces of Light Darkness and Personal Growth REVISED AND EXPANDED EDITION
Bestselling author Joyce Rupp offers both courage and solace, as she reaches into the human heart, encouraging the reader to approach painful, inner darkness as a help rather than a hindrance to personal growth. In a culture that pushes away darkness, this book carries a radical message: darkness is where one waits patiently for the stirrings of new life to develop. Revised and expanded, with additional chapters, a study guide and prayers for personal reflection.
Living Prayer A Simple Guide to Everyday Enlightenment
Drawing on years of pastoral experience, Morneau offers this simple and versatile guide to prayer. You’ll discover: basic principles for prayer; habits of prayerful people; a practical approach to prayer; advice about overcoming common obstacles. You’ll also learn how the Our Father is the central prayer of Christians and how the Beatitudes and Eucharist call us to a more prayerful life. Living Prayer can show you how a prayerful life is filled with happiness and peace.
Knowing God's Love 8 Essential Truths Every Catholic Should Know
If you are confused by the array of conflicting teachings that claim to be Catholic, or have found the Catechism too difficult to read, then this book will give you clear, concise, and readable explanations of the foundational truths for living the Catholic faith.
The spiritual encounter with the ‘otherness’ that Christians call God is often seen as the province of the very holy, or is simply dismissed in our rational, scientific culture – but it is part of the experience of being human, recognised down the ages. In this book you will find a wide variety of spiritual experiences openly explored – from the mystical to the practical, from very personal reflections, to stories with passion for social justice.
Fr. Torrens helps us open our minds and hearts to 33 of the psalms, thoughtfully selected from each of the genres praise, thanksgiving, lament and more. His powerful reflections, accompanied by nine of Fr. John Griesbach's glorious, full-color paintings, invite us into the world of the psalmists and help us to raise our own prayer to God.
Praying the Angelus Find Joy Peace and Purpose in Everyday Life
Dees introduces the Angelus and explores its rich history and significance for the Church. He offers meditations on the words and images of both the Angelus and the Regina Caeli. We find lessons about the power of repetitive prayer, the humility of being a disciple, the importance of admitting time belongs to God, the wisdom of taking time with discernment, and the joy of resting in the Lord's presence.
Pray with Br. Victor-Antoine d’Avila Latourrette through the many names of Jesus and encounter Christ in ways you never thought or imagined were possible. The mystery and abundance of God’s grace is opened up through the Scriptures, and monastic writings from Western and Eastern Orthodox sources. Through these pages, each reader can find a unique facet of Christ’s loving mercy with the power to transform the heart and the opportunity to meet Christ anew every day.
Saffron and Silk opens with a wedding between two unlikely lovers: a handsome thirty-something Indian-born development worker and a thirty-something Catholic academic from Sydney. After leaving the predictability of her life in Australia to marry and live in the South Indian city of Chennai, the author share her personal insider story of some of the treasures and dilemmas of a country that is increasingly significant to contemporary Australia.