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Online Learning
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Webinars
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Books
Click here to go to the complete list of this month's books. The following are a few of the titles of particular interest.

The Priestly Blessing
Rediscovering the Gift
by Stephen J. Rossetti

Refuge in Hell
Finding God in Sing Sing
by Ronald D. Lemmert

The Adventure of Discipleship
by Daniel A. Keating

The Last Homily
Conversations with Fr. Arne Panula
by Mary Eberstadt

. . . plus the triumph of beauty and truth, battles against Satan, meditations on the Eucharist, and more. Explore...
 

Datebook Plus listings are for informational purposes. Efforts are made to ensure the appropriateness and relevancy of each listing. However, being listed does not imply that this Office or the Society of the Divine Word endorses the event, speaker, agenda, topic, sponsor, publisher, or author.

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Amazing Parish Online
Features video modules on the most popular Amazing Parish conference content, featuring Patrick Lencioni and focusing on teamwork. AP Online is designed to walk parish leaders and teams through videos and exercises, giving them the tools they need to build an amazing parish. Each module takes 45-60 minutes and is accompanied by a study guide. AP Online is made available to you free of charge thanks to the generosity of our donors who believe your parish can and should be amazing.
https://amazingparish.org/aponline/

 

Ave Maria Press: Professional Development Webinar Series
Join Ave Maria Press online for a series of free, professional development webinars for parish ministers. Enjoy access to free presentations by experts in every area of parish ministry from the comfort of your home or office. Log in to the live webinars to participate in our question-and-answer sessions or watch the free recordings at your convenience.
https://www.avemariapress.com/webinars/parish

 

Boston College: STM Online: Crossroads
Offers non-credit online courses and workshops for for adult spiritual enrichment and faith formation. With a focus on shared reflection in an online learning community. Courses run four to six weeks with a fee of $85; workshops run for two-weeks for $40.
www.bc.edu/schools/stm/crossroads/

 

Center for Ministry Development
The Center for Ministry Development (CMD) works to provide dynamic resources for comprehensive youth ministry and is committed to helping parishes, dioceses, and campuses implement the vision for ministry with young adults as articulated by the U.S. Catholic Bishops in Sons and Daughters of the Light--A Pastoral Plan for Ministry with Young Adults. The webinars are leader/ministry/staff focused and are priced at $25 per participant with group discounts available.
www.cmdnet.org/cmd-store/category/24-webinars

 

CLINIC (Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.)
CLINIC regularly offers webinars on a variety of immigration law, advocacy, and program management issues. Each webinar lasts approximately 90 minutes and covers a specific topic. CLINIC schedules at least one webinar per month on discrete immigration law issues. Participants receive a certificate of attendance and a copy of the presentation. Fees vary from no-charge to $25.
https://cliniclegal.org/webinars

 

Coursera
Every course on Coursera is taught by top instructors from the world’s best universities and educational institutions. Courses include recorded video lectures, auto-graded and peer-reviewed assignments, and community discussion forums. When you complete a course, you’ll receive a sharable electronic Course Certificate. Highlights: Online and open to everyone; Learn a new skill in 4-6 weeks; Priced at about $29-$99.
https://www.coursera.org

 

Duolingo
If you'd like to start learning a foreign language, check out Duolingo. This is an online language-learning platform designed to give everyone—worldwide—a chance to learn a language for free (no hidden fees, no premium content). You can access Duolingo via the web and/or by downloading the app for iOS, Android or Windows phones.
https://www.duolingo.com/

 

Johnson Institute / Senior Adult Ministry
Offers self-study courses covering four separate categories which provide enrichment, training, and inspirational curriculums. Course fees average $250. The site also provides additional resources and professional certification.
www.senioradultministry.com

 

Religious Formation Conference (RFC)
Offers periodic webinars to RFC members--the Chicago Province is a member--free of charge. Check the website and if you (as an SVD) are interested in a particular webinar, contact this office educsvd@uscsvd.org for registration instructions.
https://www.relforcon.org/programs/webinars

 

Religious Law and Consultation
Offers previous, recorded webcasts concerning religious law. Webcasts are available on-demand for $65 or as a CD-rom for $75.
http://www.ahereford.org/recordings

 

Spirituality & Practice
Offers a variety of online e-courses focusing on spirituality and its practice. Numerous religious traditions are represented: the Dalai Lama, Thomas Merton, Henri Nouwen, Eknath Easwaran to name a few. Among the courses offered, there are also online retreats. Prices start at $39.95.
http://www.spiritualityandpractice.com/ecourses/

 

St. Luke Institute: SLIconnect
One-hour, live presentations by experts in psychological and spiritual health. Participants may "chat" questions to the facilitator during the presentation. All webinars are recorded an can be accessed on SLIconnect after the live presentation. Webinars are offered for approximately $25-$60; registration includes access to the presentation slides, associated learning materials, and on-demand access to the webinar recording for six months.
www.SLIconnect.org/browse
 

Successfully Speaking
Offers online accent modification classes to improve your communication skills and pronunciation of the English language as well as offerings in public speaking and communication skills. Typical cost for a class is $2,200 to $2,500. Note that they also have no-charge online videos available.
http://successfully-speaking.com

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December 2018

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December 4, 2018

Tolton: From Slave to Priest
Saint Luke Productions

Experience hope and healing in the riveting true story of America's first Black priest. The play Tolton: From Slave to Priest tells the incredible true story of Servant of God Fr. Augustus Tolton, the first recognized Black Catholic priest in the United States. All Catholics, as well as people of other faith traditions, can benefit from this example of enduring faith and trust in God’s plan for our lives, despite sometimes overwhelming challenges.

Site: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Registration: $35
ttps://www.stlukeproductions.com/dramas/tolton

December 4: https://www.stlukeproductions.com/events/tolton/2018-12-04-190000

 

December 6, 2018
and
December 7, 2018

Tolton: From Slave to Priest
Saint Luke Productions

Experience hope and healing in the riveting true story of America's first Black priest. The play Tolton: From Slave to Priest tells the incredible true story of Servant of God Fr. Augustus Tolton, the first recognized Black Catholic priest in the United States. All Catholics, as well as people of other faith traditions, can benefit from this example of enduring faith and trust in God’s plan for our lives, despite sometimes overwhelming challenges.

Site: Lafayette, Louisiana
Registration: $25
https://www.stlukeproductions.com/dramas/tolton

December 6: https://www.stlukeproductions.com/events/tolton/2018-12-06-190000
December 7: https://www.stlukeproductions.com/events/tolton/2018-12-07-190000

 

December 8, 2018
and

December 9, 2018

Tolton: From Slave to Priest
Saint Luke Productions

Experience hope and healing in the riveting true story of America's first Black priest. The play Tolton: From Slave to Priest tells the incredible true story of Servant of God Fr. Augustus Tolton, the first recognized Black Catholic priest in the United States. All Catholics, as well as people of other faith traditions, can benefit from this example of enduring faith and trust in God’s plan for our lives, despite sometimes overwhelming challenges.

Site: Lake Charles, Louisiana
Registration: Free-will offering
https://www.stlukeproductions.com/dramas/tolton

December 8: https://www.stlukeproductions.com/events/tolton/2018-12-08-190000
December 9: https://www.stlukeproductions.com/events/tolton/2018-12-09-190000

 

December 13, 2018

The Recurring Call of Advent to Become What We Pray
St. Catherine of Siena Center, Dominican University

This inspiring presentation of scripture, song, preaching and conversation will highlight Advent’s invitation to a deeper participation in God’s dream for the world. We are not called to a simplistic passive waiting; we are called to action throughout these sacred days – an action that finds us becoming what we pray. Fr. Marchionda is the Prior Provincial of the Dominican Friars of the Central Province of the USA.

Site: River Forest, Illinois
Registration: $10
http://events.dom.edu/marchionda

 

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January 3-5, 2019

ACHA Annual Meeting
American Catholic Historical Association

Site: Chicago, Illinois
Registration: Members only $5 by December 15, 2018. Closed after.
https://achahistory.org/chicago2019/

 

January 7-10, 2019

Men's Alumni Winter Seminar
Guest House

This retreat will build on the spirituality of the Twelve Steps and the writings of Pope Francis. The goal will be to look at everyday life as the place of encounter with God; the place where He invites us to healing, freedom and new life. Karl Rahner writes, “The Christian of the future will be a mystic or he will not exist at all.” The mystic is the one who opens his eyes to God’s presence in the midst of the ordinariness of everyday life. This idea is the goal of the spiritual awakening of the Twelve Steps, “improving our conscious contact with God” which brings us the gifts of sobriety, happiness and inner peace.

Site: Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Registration: $515 (includes room and board)

https://guesthouse.org/project/mens-alumni-winter-seminar-january-7-10-2019/

 

January 10-14, 2019

Pastoral Week 2019
National Catholic Office for the Deaf

The bond between Deaf Culture and the Catholic Church has remained a vital one since the 18th century, when Abbe Charles L'Epee, a French priest established the first school for deaf people in the world! Here in the United States the Catholic Church has devoted over 150 years to serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals as well as promoting their full participation in the life of the Church and their community. First established in 1971, NCOD strives to empower Deaf and Hard of Hearing Catholics—a culturally rich community with common language and experience—and assist them to answer God’s call to Holiness which is common to all members of the Body of Christ. This year's Pastoral Week theme is "Follow His Star."

Site: Fort Worth, Texas
Registration: Member $470 / Nonmember $570
http://www.ncod.org/pastoral-week-2019

 

January 16 – March 12, 2019

New Listing
Mary Magdalene: Apostle to Our Own Times
Center for Action and Contemplation

Mary Magdalene is possibly one of the most misunderstood and forgotten characters in the Gospels. Who was this woman who earned the title “Apostle to the Apostles”? While history has often portrayed Mary Magdalene—incorrectly—as a prostitute, there is much to discover about this woman who walked so closely with Jesus. What might her life and example teach us about the sacrament of conscious love at the heart of the Gospel mystery? Join Cynthia Bourgeault as she brings to light what made Mary Magdalene one of Jesus’ most important and beloved disciples. Discover her legacy as an apostle to our times—revealing a path of conscious love that we too are invited to walk.

Site: Online
Registration: $120 (registration closes January 2, 2019)
https://cac.org/mary-magdalene/

 

January 17, 2019

March for Life 2019 (Conference)
March for Life

The March for Life Conference is designed to provide marchers with in-depth education on the yearly theme. The speakers and training sessions will provide information and training tools for marchers to go back to their communities equipped to make a difference for life in their communities.

Site: Washington, DC
Registration: $30
http://marchforlife.org/mfl-2019/conference/

 

January 18, 2019

New Listing
Find Your Greatness
Dynamic Catholic

Great habits create great lives. Are your habits helping you become the-best-version-of-yourself? Find Your Greatness will introduce you to four simple ways to reach your full potential and create habits for a great life! This half-day event features live music and includes a free bag of Dynamic Catholic resources for every attendee.

Site: Greensburg, Indiana
Registration: $25
https://dynamiccatholic.com/find-your-greatness-greensburg-in-jan-18-2019

 

January 18, 2019

March for Life 2019 (Rally and March)
March for Life

The 46th March for Life in Washington, D.C., began as a small demonstration and rapidly grew to be the largest pro-life event in the world. The peaceful demonstration that has followed on this somber anniversary every year since 1973 is a witness to the truth concerning the greatest human rights violation of our time, legalized abortion on demand.

Site: Washington, DC
Registration: (See website for details on registering)
http://marchforlife.org/mfl-2019/ 

 

January 19, 2019

Find Your Greatness
Dynamic Catholic

Great habits create great lives. Are your habits helping you become the-best-version-of-yourself? Find Your Greatness will introduce you to four simple ways to reach your full potential and create habits for a great life! This half-day event features live music and includes a free bag of Dynamic Catholic resources for every attendee.

Site: Indianapolis, Indiana
Registration: $25
https://dynamiccatholic.com/find-your-greatness-indianapolis-in-jan-19-2019

 

January 20, 2019

Find Your Greatness
Dynamic Catholic

Great habits create great lives. Are your habits helping you become the-best-version-of-yourself? Find Your Greatness will introduce you to four simple ways to reach your full potential and create habits for a great life! This half-day event features live music and includes a free bag of Dynamic Catholic resources for every attendee.

Site: Louisville, Kentucky
Registration: $25
https://dynamiccatholic.com/find-your-greatness-louisville-ky-jan-20-2019

 

January 26, 2019

Accompanying Youth
Center for Ministry Development

Accompaniment is our model for ministry with youth and their families. God began the conversation with young people; our job is to pay attention to what God is doing in the lives of young people, walk with youth as they grow in discipleship, and help them discern their response to God’s plan for their life. This workshop will explore ways to help youth pray and discern their vocation. It is designed for all parish leaders whose ministries touch the lives of adolescents and their families—including pastors, deacons, pastoral associates, coordinators of youth ministry, leaders in faith formation and catechists, Confirmation preparation leaders, and service/social concerns leaders.

Site: New Orleans, Louisiana
Registration: $54 (includes workshop, lunch, materials)
http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eeypkw1b8cefa171&llr=t7vhojcab

See website for other dates and locations: https://www.cmdnet.org/accompany-locations

 

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February 2-5, 2019

Catholic Social Ministry Gathering
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

The Catholic Social Ministry Gathering is organized by the Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development in collaboration with 7 other USCCB departments and 15 national Catholic organizations. Each year the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering provides an excellent opportunity for Catholic leaders to Connect, Learn, Pray and Advocate!

Connect with social ministry colleagues from across the United States. Share best practices, plan for emerging needs and identify areas for cooperation. Learn the broader context of Catholic social ministry. Get informed on domestic and global challenges to human life and dignity, justice and peace. Bring your experience and perspective of your diocese, organization and faith community. Pray together to renew our vision for mission. Wonderful liturgies will mark our gathering. Advocate for policies to protect and support people suffering poverty and injustice. In this defining experience of the Gathering, our meetings and prayer flows directly to Capitol Hill, where as one faith community we bring our concerns and proposals to defend and empower the most vulnerable.

Site: Washington, DC
Registration: $430 by January 1, 2019; $510 after
http://usccb.org/about/justice-peace-and-human-development/catholic-social-ministry-gathering/index.cfm

 

February 4-7, 2019

Associate Pastor Workshop
Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Designed for the recently ordained priest, the Associate Pastor Workshop offers a chance to reflect on the first months of priestly life and ministry. Participants engage in continuing formation with the goal of beginning to integrate priestly formation and spirituality into their sacramental configuration to Christ the High Priest. This workshop offers opportunities for formation, reflection, and individual and communal prayer in the beautiful setting of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and Seminary. 

Site: St. Meinrad, Indiana
Registration: $600 (includes accommodations, meals, program fees and materials)
http://saintmeinrad.edu/priests-ongoing-formation/effective-pastoring-workshops/the-associate-pastor/

 

February 7-9, 2019

Aquinas the Biblical Theologian
Co-Sponsored by the Aquinas Center for Theological Renewal and the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology

Keynote speakers include Scott Hahn, St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology and Matthew Levering, Mundelein Seminary. Among the invited plenary speakers are Michael Barber, The Augustine Institute; Gerald Boersma, Ave Maria University; John Boyle, University of St. Thomas; and Matthew Ramage, Benedictine College. Topics of the various sessions are listed on the website.

Site: Ave Maria, Florida
Registration: $60
https://www.aveconferences.com/aquinas-biblical-theologian/

 

February 9, 2019

New Listing
Ministry Enrichment Gathering®
Liturgy Training Publications

In the liturgy, the faithful experience and celebrate the presence of Christ among them in Word, in sacrament, and in their brothers and sisters. From the liturgy, the faithful are sent to be, to enact, and to proclaim that presence in the world so that all may come to know Christ, to be welcomed into the Kingdom he proclaimed, and to participate in the praise and worship of God in the liturgy here on earth and in eternity. Through catechesis, storytelling, Church documents, art, music, and videos, participants renew their insight and energy for their ministries. All liturgical ministers need a deep understanding of the Mass to help lead the parish community to recognize the Eucharist as the source of nourishment for their lives as Christians. This gathering offers participants the opportunity to reflect on the power of the liturgy for themselves and those they serve.

Site: Stamford, Connecticut
Registration: $20
http://ministryenrichmentgathering.org/events/bridgeport

 

February 14-16, 2019

New Listing
2019 Mid-Atlantic Congress (MAC)
Co-sponsors: Association of Catholic Publishers (ACP) and the Department of Evangelization at the Archdiocese of Baltimore

What is MAC? The annual Mid-Atlantic Congress (MAC) is a unique and dynamic leadership conference created just for today’s Catholic pastoral and administrative leaders. As a participant, you will: Learn about current trends and best practices; Renew your enthusiasm and energy for ministry; Enrich your spiritual life; and Grow professionally and as a pastoral leader.

Site: Hilton Baltimore, Maryland
Registration: $160 by December 15; $185 by January 15, 2019; $210 after
http://www.midatlanticcongress.org/home.html

 

February 21, 2019

Spirituality, Healthy, and Justice
St. Catherine of Sienna Center, Dominican University

Jesus instructs us in the greatest commandment to Love God, and love your neighbor as yourself. In today's challenging context how are we able to be persons of justice when we are weary and stressed out? What spiritual practices can assist us in attending to our spiritual and physical health without feeling selfish? Dr. White’s presentation will guide us in a reflective process of prayer and shared story as we discover tools that can assist us in becoming more energized, focused and open to the loving presence of the Spirit of God as we continue on our journey in justice and loving others. Dr. White is an Assistant Professor of Spirituality and Ministry at Catholic Theological Union.

Site: River Forest, Illinois
Registration: $10
http://events.dom.edu/spirituality-health-and-justice

 

February 25-27, 2019

NOCERCC Convention 2019
National Organization for Continuing Education of Roman Catholic Clergy

The Senior Moment: The Fulfillment of a Priestly Life. The National Organization for Continuing Education of Roman Catholic Clergy (NOCERCC) is a membership association of dioceses, religious communities, and other interested organizations and individuals committed to the Church’s mission to promote and support ongoing formation for priests and presbyterates. Speakers will include Fr. Ronald Rolheiser, OMI; Dr. Mariette Danilo, Dr. Kevin McClone, and Deacon Steven DeMartino.

Site: Austin, Texas
Registration: Member $975; Nonmember $1,275

https://nocercc.org/convention

 

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March 2, 2019

Into the Deep: Finding Peace Through Prayer
Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation

Presenter: Dan Burke. This is Dan's most powerful and most frequently requested event. Dan provides three powerful talks on the secrets of the saints regarding how to deepen our prayer lives and answer Jesus' invitation to "put out into the deep." In this event, Dan also provides a very powerful approach to extending the impact of the event into our daily lives for months and years to come.

Site: Immaculate Conception Church, Somerville, New Jersey
Registration: $25
https://avila-institute.org/product/into-the-deep-somerville-nj/

 

March 5-8, 2019

New Listing
Human Rights in Christian Perspective
Overseas Ministries Study Center

The idea of inherent, universal human rights, protected under international law, has come to represent the best hope of many for freedom from the suffering of injustice. Faith in human rights has given hope to historic struggles against colonial oppression and racist apartheid. Amidst this complex landscape, what can be said about the special relationship between Christian faith and human rights? Exploring this subject from theological, spiritual, historical, and legal perspectives, we will think together about what this relationship has been, what it is today, and what hopes we might have for this relationship tomorrow and beyond.

Site: New Haven, Connecticut
Registration: $150
https://www.omsc.org/event-schedule/2019/5/5/human-rights-in-christian-perspectives

 

March 13, 2019

New Listing
Teilhard, Original Sin, Evolution, and the Curia: What Went Wrong
Chestnut Hill College (The Institute of Science and Religion)

Teilhard's critique of the dogma of original sin came close to what could be called a modern, science-based view. The Vatican's silencing of him was procedurally unjustified. Might the outcome have been difference?

Site: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Registration: Open to the public, free will donation
http://irands.org/event/teilhard-de-chardin-evolution-evil-and-original-sin-daryl-domning-phd/

 

March 21-23, 2019

2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
University of Notre Dame

This biennial conference sponsored by the Center for Social Concerns at the University of Notre Dame will explore how Catholic social tradition can engage academics and practitioners in the challenges of the most marginalized and vulnerable people in societies today, as well as how the development and impact of the Latin American theological concept of Option for the Poor has been globally embraced to build a more just and humane world. If the moral test of a society is how it treats vulnerable people, the signs of the times suggest there is significant room for improvement in communities around the world. By assembling experts in Catholic social ethics, the conference seeks to identify social issues with practical responses adequate to address the difficulty of resulting injustices.

Site: Notre Dame, Indiana
Registration: $225 by January 31; $250 after
https://socialconcerns.nd.edu/catholic-social-tradition-conference#

 

March 22-24, 2019

RECongress 2019
The Los Angeles Catholic Archdiocese Office of Religious Education

The Religious Education Congress 2019 will offer over 300 workshops and keynotes, over a dozen liturgy and prayer experiences, lunchtime entertainment and evening concerts, a film showcase, over 250 exhibitors, Sacred Space, an Art Exhibit, live Internet Arena (English) and Hall B (Spanish) events, the Opening Event streamed into Hall B, and so much more. Still the best bargain for adults around, wrapped into a three-day weekend!

Site: Anaheim, California
Registration: $75 by January 25, 2019; $85 after
http://www.recongress.org/

 

March 28-31, 2019

The Universal Christ: Another Name For Every Thing
Center for Action and Contemplation

Join us as we explore the central themes of Father Richard’s new book (available Spring 2019) and discover the roots of the universal Christ in the rich history of the Christian tradition. Experience Easter in a new way as we consider Holy Week through a larger, cosmic view of Christ, drawing upon theology, practices, conversation, and liturgy. How might this vision impact our own lives and communities? Franciscan Richard Rohr will be joined by historian John Dominic Crossan and public theologian Jacqui Lewis in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and online via live webcast.

Site: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Registration: $375 Onsite Attendance; $59 Webcast
https://cac.org/another-name-for-every-thing-the-universal-christ/

 

March 28-31, 2019

ACA 2019 Conference & Expo
American Counseling Association

The ACA Conference & Expo is your opportunity to update your skills, enhance your knowledge and broaden your horizons. There’s no better place to demonstrate your commitment to your profession – and the many people you support. We welcome licensed professional counselors, counselor educators, students, school counselors, substance abuse counselors, psychologists and others eager to interact with the latest and greatest products and services that help mental health professionals help others thrive. Attendees work in all settings including private practices, counseling agencies, schools and universities, government/military, treatment centers and more.

Site: New Orleans, Louisiana
Registration: Member $482 before December 31; $532 after / Nonmember $625 before December 31; $695 after

https://www.counseling.org/conference/about

 

March 30, 2019

Find Your Greatness
Dynamic Catholic

Great habits create great lives. Are your habits helping you become the-best-version-of-yourself? Find Your Greatness will introduce you to four simple ways to reach your full potential and create habits for a great life! This half-day event features live music and includes a free bag of Dynamic Catholic resources for every attendee.

Site: morris Plains, New Jersey
Registration: $25
https://dynamiccatholic.com/find-your-greatness-morris-plains-nj-mar-30-2019

 

March 31, 2019

Find Your Greatness
Dynamic Catholic

Great habits create great lives. Are your habits helping you become the-best-version-of-yourself? Find Your Greatness will introduce you to four simple ways to reach your full potential and create habits for a great life! This half-day event features live music and includes a free bag of Dynamic Catholic resources for every attendee.

Site: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Registration: $25
https://dynamiccatholic.com/find-your-greatness-philadelphia-pa-mar-31-2019

 

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April 6, 2019

New Listing
Ministry Enrichment Gathering®
Liturgy Training Publications

In the liturgy, the faithful experience and celebrate the presence of Christ among them in Word, in sacrament, and in their brothers and sisters. From the liturgy, the faithful are sent to be, to enact, and to proclaim that presence in the world so that all may come to know Christ, to be welcomed into the Kingdom he proclaimed, and to participate in the praise and worship of God in the liturgy here on earth and in eternity. Through catechesis, storytelling, Church documents, art, music, and videos, participants renew their insight and energy for their ministries. All liturgical ministers need a deep understanding of the Mass to help lead the parish community to recognize the Eucharist as the source of nourishment for their lives as Christians. This gathering offers participants the opportunity to reflect on the power of the liturgy for themselves and those they serve.

Site: Bridgeport, Connecticut
Registration: $20
https://formationreimagined.org/events/liturgy-as-source-and-summit-2/

 

April 6, 2019

Find Your Greatness
Dynamic Catholic

Great habits create great lives. Are your habits helping you become the-best-version-of-yourself? Find Your Greatness will introduce you to four simple ways to reach your full potential and create habits for a great life! This half-day event features live music and includes a free bag of Dynamic Catholic resources for every attendee.

Site: arlington heights, Illinois
Registration: $25
https://dynamiccatholic.com/find-your-greatness-arlington-heights-il-apr-6-2019

 

April 6-11, 2019

NAB Show 2019
National Association of Broadcasters

NAB Show is where ground-breaking technology is unveiled, innovative solutions are displayed and game-changing trends are exposed. Prepare to explore aisle after aisle of awesome tech, cool gear, smart software, capable cloud solutions and limitless ideas and inspiration. Only here can you roll-up your sleeves and be hands-on with the products, services and people driving the future of content.

Site: Las Vegas, Nevada
Registration: Members $505 / Nonmembers $705
https://www.nabshow.com/about-nab-show/show-overview

 

April 9, 2019

Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship
St. Catherine of Sienna Center, Dominican University

Gregory Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries, will share how compassion, kindness, and kinship are the tools to fight despair and decrease marginalization. Through his stories and parables, all will be reminded that no life is less valuable than another.

Site: River Forest, Illinois
Registration: $10
http://events.dom.edu/gregboyle

 

April 10-13, 2019
Save the Date

RCC 2019 Convention
Religion Communicators Council (RCC)

RCC will celebrate its 90th year anniversary, 1929-2019. RCC will meet jointly with the Associated Church Press (ACP) in Chicago, Illinois.

Site: Chicago, Illinois
Registration: tba
https://www.religioncommunicators.org/convention

 

April 15-18, 2018

Aging in America 2019 ASA Conference
American Society on Aging

Join American Society on Aging in New Orleans next April to learn best practices and gain insights from leaders in the field about the current state of aging in America. AiA19 is the place to be for knowledge, inspiration and networking with others who are dedicated to improving the lives of older adults. The 2019 conference will have a strong focus on critical and emergent topics facing the field of aging, as well as cutting-edge and responsive programmatic, research, policy and advocacy efforts. Interest areas include: emergency/disaster readiness, housing and transportation access, caregiving, substance use/opioid crisis, multiple aspects of dementia, technology and aging, intergenerational models, population health, shifting policy and legislative issues affecting older adults, and much more. Join us to learn about innovative policies, programs, practices, models, businesses and learning that you can use in your work with older adults.

Site: New Orleans, Louisiana
Registration: Member $585 before February 28; $670 after / Nonmember $835 before February 28; $960 after
http://asaging.org/aging-in-america

 

April 23-25, 2019

NCEA Convention & Expo 2019
National Catholic Educational Association

There is nothing like seeing thousands of Catholic school educators come together to celebrate the gift and impact of Catholic school education to the country, and we are expecting this coming convention to be one of biggest gatherings that we have had in several years. As the largest, private-education association gathering in the world, NCEA 2019 is the perfect time and place for you to connect with others, acquire new knowledge and experience and witness our Holy Father’s calling of missionary discipleship. If you only attend one education event this year, this is the one. we hope that you will be able to join us and experience this unique professional development opportunity to grow in faith and knowledge and to celebrate the great gift of Catholic school education.

Site: Chicago, Illinois
Registration: Member $205 by December 31; $300 by April 21; $355 after / Nonmember $310 by December 31; $355 by March 30; $375 after
https://www.ncea.org/ncea2019

 

April 26, 2019

Find Your Greatness
Dynamic Catholic

Great habits create great lives. Are your habits helping you become the-best-version-of-yourself? Find Your Greatness will introduce you to four simple ways to reach your full potential and create habits for a great life! This half-day event features live music and includes a free bag of Dynamic Catholic resources for every attendee.

Site: depere, wisconsin
Registration: $25
https://dynamiccatholic.com/find-your-greatness-de-pere-wi-apr-26-2019

 

April 27, 2019

Find Your Greatness
Dynamic Catholic

Great habits create great lives. Are your habits helping you become the-best-version-of-yourself? Find Your Greatness will introduce you to four simple ways to reach your full potential and create habits for a great life! This half-day event features live music and includes a free bag of Dynamic Catholic resources for every attendee.

Site: milwaukee, wisconsin
Registration: $25
https://dynamiccatholic.com/find-your-greatness-milwaukee-wi-apr-27-2019

 

April 27 – May 18,
2019

Biblical Travel & Study Program
Catholic Theological Union

Join the internationally renowned faculty of Catholic Theological Union for an experience in the Holy Lands of the Bible unlike any other. Stand on the shores of the Sea of Galilee and watch the early morning fishing boats. Climb the Mount of Olives and stand before the panorama that is the Old City of Jerusalem. Walk the streets of Ephesus and imagine Paul preaching there. Stand on the Areopagus in Athens, overshadowed by the Parthenon, and ponder the origins of early Christianity. For more than 30 years, CTU Bible faculty have led Biblical Study and Travel Programs. This year’s program will be guided by vănThanh Nguyễn, SVD, Professor of New Testament Studies, Bishop Francis X. Ford, MM, Chair of Catholic Missiology. The program has two parts: a pre-trip online seminar, and a three-week travel seminar.

Site: Israel, Greece, and Turkey
Registration: $5,975 (including flights). Application Deadline is January 15, 2019

https://ctu.edu/event/bibletrip2019/

 

April 28-30, 2019

NACPA 2019 Convocation
National Association of Church Personnel Administrators

NACPA members return to Convocation each year not only for the ongoing education and peer relationship building but to come away with the solutions to the daily challenges and hurdles which are specific to the lives of an HR Director in a church or diocesan office. As the professional membership organization for HR practitioners who see their career as a ministry and desire to exercise good management practices anchored in Gospel values, NACPA’s annual Convocation offers your organization an opportunity to present ideas that will create relationships with churches, diocesan offices and eparches around the country.

Site: San Antonio, Texas
Registration: Registration opening in November
http://www.nacpa.org/convocation/

 

April 29 – May 2,
2019

Update
2019 National Convocation of Priests
National Federation of Priests' Councils (NFPC)

The National Association of Church Personnel Administrators (NACPA) promotes leadership in human resources, finance and administration that models Gospel values, promoting justice in the workplace. NACPA members return to Convocation each year not only for the ongoing education and peer relationship building but to come away with the solutions to the daily challenges and hurdles which are specific to the lives of an HR Director in a church or diocesan office.

Site: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Member Registration: $530 by December 31, 2018; $590 by March 31, 2019; $700 after
Nonmember Registration: $690 by December 31, 2018; $700 after
http://nfpc.org/2019-convocation/

 

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May 12-17, 2019

New Listing
All the Light We Need
Maryknoll Mission Institute

This program will enable us to reflect on the meaning of holiness today. Two sources will guide us: Gaudete Et Exsultate by Pope Francis and the Biblical tradition. The focus of exploration will be to examine what it means to be faithful in the radically changing context of our current time; a time of new challenges where the old answers limp and new ways are being explored. This program will include time for presentations, contemplation and sharing.

Site: Maryknoll, New York
Registration: $60 deposit; $200 tuition; $60 room/board per night
https://www.maryknollsisters.org/mission-institute/missioninstitute/

 

May 15-17, 2019

New Listing
23rd Annual CCFM Conference
Conference for Catholic Facility Management

The Conference for Catholic Facility Management (CCFM) provides a forum for professionals working for our church in matters of real estate, construction, and facility management. The conference promotes professional development while nurturing the spiritual growth of its members responsible for Catholic owned buildings and properties through sharing the knowledge and experience of all members. CCFM seeks to contribute to the effectiveness and strength of our Church by providing professional training, continuing education, networking, and advocating the highest standards of work and professionalism for all members.

Site: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Registration: Coming soon
http://www.ccfm.net/

 

May 19-23, 2019
Save the Date

New Listing
NCCL Annual Conference & Exposition
National Conference for Catechetical Leadership

Site: Orange County, California
Registration: tba
https://nccl.org/conference/

 

May 19-24, 2019

New Listing
Oasis in the Overwhelmed
Maryknoll Mission Institute

We live in challenging times. Day by day, stress seems to increase exponentially. That's the bad news! The good news? The new neuroscience assures us that we can re-wire our own brains to increase our resilience, our health, our happiness, our hope. During this program we will focus on the really big questions: Who am I? What am I here on this earth for? Come surf with us. Get clear so you can take powerful action!

Site: Maryknoll, New York
Registration: $60 deposit; $200 tuition; $60 room/board per night
https://www.maryknollsisters.org/mission-institute/missioninstitute/

 

May 26-31, 2019

New Listing
NAFSA 2019 Annual Conference & Expo
NAFSA: Association of International Educators

The 2019 annual conference theme, “Global Leadership, Learning, and Change,” encourages reflection on the current state of the field and on how to work through the changes and challenges faced by our profession. We will examine how to effectively deal with uncertainty and ambiguity in critical areas such as immigration, health, and safety, and consider the differences in perceptions of how countries welcome others. We will study current standards of successful leadership, at all levels of the field, in the face of change. We will discuss how the present affects the future of our field.

Site: Washington, DC
Registration: Coming soon
http://nafsa.org/Annual_Conference/Annual_Conference___Expo/

 

May 30 – June 2, 2019

New Listing
CTS 2019 Annual Convention
College Theology Society

The College Theology Society is a professional association of college and university professors. Founded in 1954 as a Roman Catholic organization of lay and religious teachers of undergraduate theology, the CTS today has a membership of over 900 college and university professors throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. While maintaining its roots in the Roman Catholic tradition, the Society is increasingly ecumenical in its membership and concerns. The 2019 Convention theme is "All the Ends of the Earth: Challenge and Celebration of Global Catholicism."

Site: South Bend, Indiana
Registration: Opening March 2019
http://collegetheology.org/Annual-Convention

 

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The Adventure of Discipleship
Daniel A. Keating

Jesus tells us that to be his disciple we must surrender everything and, with his grace, brave the path provided for us by God. Such a sojourn will surely be marked by joy, suffering, uncertainty, and—above all—adventure. Accordingly, The Adventure of Discipleship presents the Gospel through the lens of great adventure stories—from J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia to popular adventure movies, comic book superheroes, and TV series. While these stories we create and read and retell are but reflections and refractions of the great adventure of discipleship, they provide us with genuine insight into life with Christ. Author Daniel Keating shows why we must respond to the call of discipleship with venturesome faith, as many great saints have before us. Along the way of discipleship, we come to understand the cost of following Jesus, the importance of hope in the light of setbacks, and the gift of true friendship in this great adventure.

ISBN: 978-1949013238, 224 pages, $22.95 softcover
Emmaus Road Publishing/St. Paul Center

 

Father Amorth
My Battle Against Satan
Fr. Gabriele Amorth

Tall and balding with laughing eyes and a welcoming smile, Father Gabriele Amorth spent decades battling the Devil one-on-one, performing literally tens of thousands of exorcisms. When Father Amorth died in 2016, he was the world’s most famous exorcist, a legendary, miraculous chaser of demons. Now, in these never-before-published interviews, Father Amorth takes you into his private world, giving you a harrowing vision of his daily battles with the Devil. Here you won’t meet a wizard or a crazy man. Instead, you’ll encounter a solid Christian and a humble priest, one who jokes and takes life as God – or the Devil! – hands it to him. Not only will you learn from Father how he proceeds and why; you’ll discover the source of his profound faith and remarkable courage: strengths essential not only to exorcists, but to every person who would truly love and serve God.

ISBN: 978-1-622826-087, 208 pages, $18.95 softcover
Sophia Institute

 

The Godmother
Madre Pascalina, A Feminine Tour de Forde
Charles Theodore Murr

Most people have never heard of Mother Pascalina Lehnert. As a young nun, she worked with Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli, the papal nuncio in Bavaria, and then spent many years in Rome as his trusted advisor and assistant when he was elected as Pope Pius XII. A new book tells Mother Pascalina’s story through her friendship with a young American priest. The book is a memoir, recounting years of weekly meetings between Fr. Murr and Mother Pascalina, during which they would discuss matters theological and ecclesial, and Mother would regale Fr. Murr with stories from her time working in the Vatican’s upper echelons as a strong-willed German woman among hordes of men. The book is nearly impossible to put down, filled with engaging anecdotes and remarkable insights. Paul Senz, The Catholic World Report

ISBN: 978-1546392828, 302 pages, $19.95 softcover, Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Amazon.com

 

How Catholic Art Saved the Faith
The Triumph of Beauty and Truth in Counter-Reformation Art
Elizabeth Lev

Not long after Martin Luther’s defiance of the Church in 1517, dialogue between Protestants and Catholics broke down, brother turned against brother, and devastating religious wars erupted across Europe. Desperate to restore the peace and recover the unity of Faith, Catholic theologians clarified and reaffirmed Catholic doctrines, but turned as well to another form of evangelization: the Arts. Convinced that to win over the unlettered, the best place to fight heresy was not in the streets but in stone and on canvas, they enlisted the century’s best artists to create a glorious wave of beautiful works of sacred art — Catholic works of sacred art — to draw people together instead of driving them apart. How Catholic Art Saved the Faith tells the story of the creation and successes of this vibrant, visual-arts SWAT team whose war cry could have been “art for Faith’s sake!” Here you will meet the fascinating artists who formed this cadre’s core. You will revel in scores of their full-color paintings. And you will profit from the lucid explanations of their lovely creations: works that over the centuries have touched the hearts and deepened the faith of millions of pilgrims who have made their way to the Eternal City to gaze upon them.

ISBN: 978-1-622826-124, 320 pages, $18.95 softcover
Sophia Institute

 

How to Avoid Burnout
Achieving Life-Giving Work and Ministry
Carroll Juliano and Loughlan Sofield

A gift for those who take their work or ministry seriously but sometimes “overdo” things to the point of burnout. This little book by two of the finest spiritual facilitators and presenters on the subject emphasizes simple, practical ways to achieve life, joy, and hope in the midst of service to others.

ISBN: 978-0-87946-668-8, 120 pages, $14.95 softcover
Acta Publications

 

Just Water
Theology, Ethics, and Fresh Water Crises
Christiana Zenner

Just Water explores the necessity and availability of a supply of fresh water from the perspective of Christian ethics. This revised edition includes new data and updates on social developments related to water crises, insights from Pope Francis’s encyclical Laudato Si’, and a discussion of water justice from the perspective of the events at Standing Rock.

ISBN: 978-1-62698-297-0, 228 pages, $30 softcover
Orbis Books

 

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The Last Homily
Conversations with Fr. Arne Panula
Mary Eberstadt

The Last Homily captures with poignant authenticity the dying thoughts of a brilliant priest who dedicated his life to bringing others to God: Fr. Arne Panula, of Washington DC’s fabled Catholic Information Center. Recorded with Fr. Arne’s permission during his months in hospice care, his exchanges with noted author Mary Eberstadt expound on the Church and history, art and music, books and ideas, as well as on more immediate questions about how the faithful should live, how they should work, and how they can best help to build the Kingdom on earth. Via this gift to posterity, Fr. Arne’s spiritual guidance is no longer limited to those who knew him, but extends to generations of the present and future.

ISBN: 978-1949013016, 152 pages, $14.95 softcover
Emmaus Road Publishing
Emmaus Road Publishing/St. Paul Center

 

The Little Book of Christian Mysticism
Essential Wisdom of Saints, Seers, and Sages
Carl McColman

With over 300 quotations, this book invites the reader to delve into the writings of the great contemplatives and mystics of the past two thousand years. The Little Book of Christian Mysticism provides a user-friendly, insightful, and potentially life-changing introduction to the essential teachings of the greatest mystics in the western wisdom traditions, past and present, including Francis of Assisi, Hildegard of Bingen, Thomas Merton, Evelyn Underhill, Meister Eckhart, Teresa of Avila, John of the Cross, and Julian of Norwich. Readers can use this book to initiate themselves into this visionary and ecstatic spiritual lineage, and they can also use it as a book of daily meditations. Small enough to fit in one’s pocket or handbag, this is truly a user-friendly introduction to this venerable body of wisdom.

ISBN: 9781571747747, 293 pages, $16.95 softcover
Acta Publications

 

Lonely Mystic
A New Portrait of Henri J.M. Nouwen
Michael Ford

In this new book, Nouwen's biographer Michael Ford explores and analyzes Nouwen's writings on loneliness, intimacy, and friendship in relation to his life. He draws from unused interviews recorded for his biography, Wounded Prophet, twenty years ago and includes original reflections on the subject from people Nouwen touched through his books and through his encounters with others wrestling with alienation and displacement. Ford also incorporates material from an interview Nouwen gave him, his only one for the BBC. The result is a spirituality of loneliness for our times, the fruit of Nouwen's best writing on the subject and fresh insights into the soul of a priest whose tortured brilliance is inspiring a new generation of readers.

ISBN: 978-08091-5397-8, $16.95 softcover
Paulist Press

 

The Mystery of Faith
Meditations on the Eucharist
Fr. Tadeusz Dajczer

Here is a clear and compassionate voice of encouragement, reflection, and inspiration. "I am really shaken when I begin to realize that in the palm of my hand is the one true God who rules the world, the One upon whom every nerve and tissue depends. Finally I may get to see that He allows me to adore Him in the palm of my hands at least for a moment as He only has me. He only has me. I am everything for Him. I need Him to be everything for me. He comes to me in an unexpectedly riveting way. I try to respond to these unusual words of His love. After all, I have nothing, nobody; truly I have only Him. If I lost Him, I would not be able to live." First appearing in its original Polish in late 2007, The Mystery of Faith is now available in the US, England, Russia, Lithuania, Germany, and Italy. This book is impacting Catholic spirituality all over the world.

ISBN: 9781640601789, 124 pages, $16.99 softcover
Paraclete Press

 

Nonviolence in America
A Documentary History
Staughton Lynd & Alice Lynd, Editors

Nonviolence in America is a comprehensive compilation of primary sources that document the history of nonviolence in the United States from colonial times to the present. This newly revised edition begins with writings by William Penn and John Woolman and ends with the recent campaign of “water protectors” at Standing Rock in North Dakota. Classic texts by Henry David Thoreau, William James, Martin Luther King, Jr., Barbara Deming, David Dellinger, and Dorothy Day complement first-person narratives from campaigns for peace, women’s suffrage, labor, Civil Rights, and other neglected struggles for peace and justice.

ISBN: 978-1-62698-291-8, 456 pages, $50 softcover
Orbis Books

 

Paul VI
The First Modern Pope
Peter Hebblethwaite

A thoughtful, highly acclaimed biography of Giovanni Battista Montini, Paul VI, which sheds light on and powerfully underscores the personal and ecclesial sides of a man who brought modernity to the church.

ISBN: 978-08091-5387-9, $49.95 softcover
Paulist Press

 

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The Priestly Blessing
Rediscovering the Gift
Stephen J. Rossetti

A bestselling author and leading expert on the Catholic priesthood, Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti forges a renewed theology of priestly blessing, encouraging his brother priests to embrace the habit of blessing people, objects, and events. In this provocative and inspirational book he shows how the blessing is integral to the identity of priests and crucial to the spiritual wellbeing of all the faithful. The Priestly Blessing also helps priests reflect on what saints and mystics have taught about blessing as a vital activity of the Church, and outlines connections between Catholic sacramental theology, the practice of priestly blessing, and the Catholic understanding of creation that helps make sense of priests blessing objects and animals.

ISBN: 978-1-59471-847-2, 192 pages, $16.95 softcover
Ave Maria Press

 

Raymond E. Brown and the Catholic Biblical Renewal
Donald Senior, CP

Exploring the life of Raymond Brown is also to be plunged into one of the most remarkable periods in the history of the Catholic Church. Brown’s exceptional personal gifts and his formative experiences explain a lot about his future professional life and the impact it had on the Catholic Church in the United States. At the same time, tracking the evolution of his publications and his reflections on his methodology illumines the struggle within Roman Catholicism to absorb historical critical methods of studying the Bible, while attempting at the same time to maintain Catholic tradition and doctrine. Brown stood at the very epicenter of that struggle, a struggle whose reverberations are still part of the atmosphere of Catholicism today.

ISBN: 978-08091-0644-8, $29.95 hardcover
Paulist Press

 

The Reason for the Seasons
Why Christians Celebrate What and When They Do
Fr. James Schall

We can’t be joyful without knowing why we should be joyful. That’s why celebrated Catholic author James V. Schall, SJ,– the thinking man’s priest – presents these short but powerful chapters on the most important and joyful feasts of the Church’s liturgical year. Rather than being encyclopedic discussions of each of the feasts, these penetrating reflections generally point to something astonishingly new that you missed before, something of the meaning and depth of each feast that is almost always passed over unnoticed, except by those who think long and deeply about them. In any one of these discussions, you’ll find never-ending causes of insight into what we are and who God is. In a word, this powerful – and delightful – book affords you an enormous opportunity to consider anew the great truths of our Faith handed down to us by our beloved Mother Church, and that each year are celebrated in Her Feasts.

ISBN: 978-1-622826-902, 304 pages, $18.95 softcover
Sophia Institute

 

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Refuge in Hell
Finding God in Sing Sing
Ronald D. Lemmert

This is the story of an unusual parish—drawn from the inmates of Sing Sing Prison—told by their chaplain of sixteen years. Unsparing in his treatment of the brutalities of prison life, Fr. Lemmert chronicles the stories of the prisoners he served, revealing their humanity, and showing that there is no place so dark that God’s love cannot be found. Fr. Lemmert’s ministry began with the project of rebuilding the long-neglected prison chapel. By enlisting the prisoners’ help, they were also gradually transformed. Refuge in Hell describes how a caring community can emerge, as the practice of faith leads to deeper lessons in for­giveness, reconciliation, and liberation.

ISBN: 978-1-62698-284-0, 208 pages, $22 softcover
Orbis Books

 

Stumbling in Holiness
Sin and Sanctity in the Church
Brian P. Flanagan

In Stumbling in Holiness, professor and theologian Brian P. Flanagan addresses the ways in which both holiness and sinfulness condition the life of the pilgrim church. The book is rooted in a liturgical-theological explanation of how the church prays through its continuing need for repentance and purification, as well as its belief in its present and future participation in the life of the Holy One. After reviewing some of the ways in which past theologians have tried to explain the coexistence of ecclesial holiness and sinfulness, Flanagan suggests that, even if we can have confidence that God will fully sanctify the church in the reign of God, our ecclesiology must always attend to both the sanctity we already experience in the church and the sinfulness that is part of our continuing journey toward that reign.

ISBN: 978-0814684207, 194 pages, $22.46 softcover, Publisher: Liturgical Press Academic
Amazon.com

 

Word Made Flesh
A Companion to the Sunday Readings (Cycle C)
Christopher West

One of the most influential movements in the Church today is centered on St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body (TOB), of whose teachings Christopher West is the preeminent translator for a popular audience. In Word Made Flesh: A Companion to the Sunday Readings (Cycle C), West offers reflections on an entire cycle of Sunday Mass readings through the lens of TOB, providing a fresh way to process and act on the Good News by orienting our desires for union with God with our understanding of ourselves and our relationships with others. In a clearly written introduction, West provides a primer on TOB—an overview of its main teachings and an explanation of how these teachings brilliantly illuminate the whole story of salvation from Genesis to Revelation.

ISBN: 978-1-59471-859-5, 128 pages, $11.95 softcover
Ave Maria Press

 

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