Easter: Meditations on the Resurrection

In this book of meditations Father Raniero Cantalamessa reflects on Christs passion, death, and resurrection. First presented as a Lenten retreat in Rome, together with the Good Friday homily in St. Peters Basilica, the result is a rich and multifaceted exploration of this central mystery of the Christian faith.Christs journey to Easter is such an […]

John Paul II’s Biblical Way of the Cross

In 1991, Pope John Paul II introduced a new Bible-based interpretation of the Stations of the Cross. This devotional guide to invite readers to prayerfully walk in solidarity with Jesus on his agonizing way of the cross–from his last torturous moments in the Garden of Gethsemane to his death and burial. Now with full-color station […]

Loving The Church: Scriptural Meditations For The Papal Household

n these reflections on the Letter to the Ephesians, Fr. Cantalamessa, preacher to the papal household, asks a critical question: How can we read, And Christ loved the Church [Eph. 5:25], without asking the question, And I? Do I love the Church? The twentieth century was a time of theological ferment focusing attention on the […]

A Prayer Journey with the Apostle Paul: Sixty Devotions

Few of us have the ease or intimacy in prayer that you would expect to find in family conversation between children and parents. We need help in this area above almost anything else in the spiritual life—and God in his generosity has provided it through the Apostle Paul. A Prayer Journey with the Apostle Paul […]

The Hidden Life: Essays Meditations Spiritual Texts

By Edith Stein, translated by Waltraut Stein, Ph.D. Shorter spiritual writings on prayer, liturgy, and the spirit of Carmel, with 5 photos and index. This is an inspiring collection of Edith Stein’s shorter spiritual writings, many available for the first time in English translation. They were composed during her final years, often at the request […]

Hope from the Cross: Reflections on Jesus’ Seven Last Words

English Cardinal Basil Hume was beloved all over the world for his pastoral gifts. Before dying of cancer in 1999, he left these meditations on the Seven Last Words of Christ on the cross. In each one of these reflections, Cardinal Hume unwraps a gift for us-one that gives us hope even when we are […]

Streams in the Desert for Graduates: 366 Daily Devotional Readings

For years, the beloved classic devotional Streams in the Desert has sustained and replenished God’s weary desert travelers. Now, bursting forth like a sparkling clear river of wisdom, encouragement, and inspiration, this updated edition of Streams in the Desert promises to revive and refresh today’s generation of faithful sojourners, providing daily Scripture passages from the […]