Publication date:   February 22, 2013   //   ISBN 9781623110086   //   Page count:   422

Bede Jarrett Anthology
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EDITOR: FR. JORDAN AUMANN, OP

Father Bede Jarrett, OP, a former Provincial of the English Dominicans, was endowed with a rare assortment of gifts and talents. He was at once an administrator, a preacher, a scholar, a writer and a spiritual director, but, above all, he was a preacher, in the finest traditions of the Dominican Order. 

Although not all of the selections of this Anthology are taken from Father Jarrett's sermons, the intent of the editor has been to show Father Jarrett as the preacher. From the wealth of material available, an attempt has been made to compile a volume that would represent the extraordinary gifts of Father Jarrett and would at the same time provide a resource of fruitful spiritual reading for the contemporary Christian.

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Blessed Margaret of Castello: Servant of the Sick and the Outcast

Sr. Mary Elizabeth O'Brien, OP

In Pope Francis’ Misericordiae Vultus, he writes “During this Jubilee Year of Mercy, we look forward to the experience of opening our hearts to those living on the outermost fringes of society.” 


Dr. Mary Elizabeth O’Brien, OP, has completed a comprehensive study of the life and ministry of Blessed Margaret of Castello, a thirteenth century Dominican Tertiary. Blessed Margaret’s life, as illustrated in Dr. O’Brien’s work, vividly exemplifies what Pope Francis is calling all people of the world to embrace, to become ministers of mercy and compassion.  


Margaret, born blind and with serious physical challenges, abandoned by her parents and left homeless, experienced firsthand the indifference and suffering of those she was called by God to serve, the poor, the sick and the outcast. With a profound faith in a Loving Father, she brought hope and healing to the lost and the unwanted. This ministry is what we are called upon to embrace today; to transform our world so that every person is loved and cared for as the summit of God’s creative genius. Blessed Margaret’s life gives us this model of mercy and compassion.

 

208 pages

ISBN-13: 978-1623110536 

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Publication date:   December 9, 2015   //   ISBN 9781623110420   //  Page count:   240

Catherine of Siena: A Sacred Covenant of Caring for the Sick
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AUTHOR: SR. MARY ELIZABETH O'BRIEN, OP

Saint Catherine of Siena has long been considered the patroness of those who minister to the ill and the infirm. Nevertheless, Saint Catherine of Siena has long been considered the patroness of those who minister to the ill and the infirm. Nevertheless, many biographies of the saint pay only minimal attention to Catherine’s care of the ailing. Catherine of Siena: A Sacred Covenant of Caring for the Sick reveals the breadth and the beauty of the saint’s tender and compassionate care for those who are ill. The book documents the life of a courageous young Dominican tertiary for whom no task of caregiving was distasteful or burdensome. Catherine was both mystic and minister; her secret was that she saw in each ailing neighbor the personification of Christ, her beloved spouse. Saint Catherine’s 14th century care for the sick, carried out in the home, the hospital, the prison and the community, provides inspiration and guidance for contemporary ministers to the sick. She is an inspiring example for all who minister to the ill within the contemporary healthcare environment biographies of the saint pay only minimal attention to Catherine’s care of the ailing. Catherine of Siena: A Sacred Covenant of Caring for the Sick reveals the breadth and the beauty of the saint’s tender and compassionate care for those who are ill. The book documents the life of a courageous young Dominican tertiary for whom no task of caregiving was distasteful or burdensome. Catherine was both mystic and minister; her secret was that she saw in each ailing neighbor the personification of Christ, her beloved spouse. Saint Catherine’s 14th century care for the sick, carried out in the home, the hospital, the prison and the community, provides inspiration and guidance for contemporary ministers to the sick. She is an inspiring example for all who minister to the ill within the contemporary healthcare environment.

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Publication date:   December 10, 2014   //   ISBN 9781623110291   //   Page count:   102

Christian Maturity: A Spirituality for Adult Catholics
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AUTHOR: FR. PIERRE-ANDRE LIEGE

EDITOR: FR. CHARLES E. BOUCHARD, OP

Written in the late 1950s, this book was one of the first serious attempts to integrate psychology and the study of human development into spirituality and morality. Fr. Liégé uses the thought of St. Thomas, especially his emphasis on the virtues, to show how true holiness can only occur in conjunction with human maturity.

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Publication date:   August 21, 2014   //   ISBN 9781623110253   // Page count:   56

The Handbook for the Confraternity of the Most Holy Rosary
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EDITED AND REVISED BY: FR. MICHAIL FORD, OP

The handbook, which explains the purposes and guidelines for establishing local Rosary Confraternities, is a reference for Confraternity members, pastors, and bishops. It opens with the canonical necessities for Rosary Societies and concludes with a wonderful section of traditional Dominican Rosary prayers, blessings, rituals, practices and reflections, which have been updated to include the Luminous Mysteries. 

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Publication date:   December 2, 2014   //   ISBN 9781623110307   //   Page count:   50

Into the Courtyard of the Gentiles
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AUTHORS: SCOTT APPLEBY, PHD; FR. MICHAEL MASCARI, OP; ARCHBISHOP JOSEPH TOBIN, CSSB

Talks given at the Provincial Assembly for the Province of St. Albert the Great in January 2014. Talks by Archbishop Joseph Tobin, Fr. Michael Mascari, OP and Scott Appleby from the University of Notre Dame.

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Make of Your Life a Gift: Letters of Gratitude
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AUTHOR: FR. ANDREW CARL WISDOM, OP

This collection of letters is filled with faith, humor, anecdotal insight, and spiritual joy. It shares the holiness of ambiguity, confusion and the sudden, dawning light of decision as one courageously travels the road of vocation to God’s will. Reading them, one is left with a palpable echo of God’s delight in the messy journey of discovering one’s calling. Most of all, they serve as evidence of the divine fingerprints left behind in the minds and hearts of all involved in the eternal work of bringing laborers to the vineyard. This is especially true of the faithful benefactors for whom this book is dedicated.  

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Publication date:   January 16, 2015   //   ISBN 9781623110314   //   Page count:   270

The Spirituality of the Celtic Saints
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AUTHOR: FR. RICHARD WOODS, OP

The inspired wisdom of the saints and scholar who made the Celtic lands a lamp of learning and holiness.

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