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These titles include inspiring new books from the Pope and other great Ignatius authors, films on St. Joseph and St. Teresa of the Andes and more, as well as the four top new selling music albums of the season by Andrea Bocelli, The Priests, Pope Benedict & the Vatican Choir, and Susan Boyle. Be sure to click on the links to see all the great titles offered in this big "Christmas giving sale", a list that surely includes something for everyone!
Pope Benedict XVI on the Mother of God
Pope Benedict XVI
Max and Benedict
A Bird's Eye View of the Pope's Daily Life
This lovely illustrated book for children (of all ages!) is a sequel to Joseph and Chico, the international best-seller that told the story of the life of Pope Benedict XVI from his youth through his election as the Pope. With the same award-winning author and illustrator, this lavishly illustrated book is aimed at children but in a way that even adults will enjoy. It takes up the story of Benedict’s XVIs new life as the Pope.
Be A Man!
Becoming the Man God Created You to Be
Fr. Larry Richards
In Be a Man!, Fr. Richards recounts his struggles to learn true manhood, as well as the inspiring stories of others he has served in his decades as a priest. He tells men how to focus on the right goal, how to live as a beloved son of God, of the need to acknowledge one’s faults and to live according to the Holy Spirit, to be a man of true love and of wisdom, to appreciate properly the differences between men and women, to pursue holiness, and to make a difference in the world.
How Christ Sent Twenty-three Surprised Converts to Replant His Vineyard
Donna Steichen (editor)
The twenty-three men and women who tell their conversion stories in these pages were not drawn to the Church by sound evangelization programs, beautiful buildings and liturgies, or saintly witnesses among the clergy. On the contrary, many of them were attracted to Catholicism in spite of a now decades-long stretch of deficient catechesis, mediocre Masses, and uninspiring leadership.
The Scarlet and the Black
The True Story of Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty, Hero of the Vatican Underground
J. P. Gallagher
The Scarlet and the Black tells the astonishing and heroic true story of Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty, the man dubbed "The Scarlet Pimpernel of the Vatican" during World War II.
Charity in Truth
Pope Benedict XVI
Benedict XVI has something for everyone in Charity in Truth—from praising profit to defending the environment, from calling for a role for government in the economy to insisting on the necessity of moral transformation and “gratuitousness” in economic life, from the issue of immigration to the importance of technology.
Advent of the Heart
Seasonal Sermons and Prison Writings - 1941-1944
Fr. Alfred Delp,S.J., was a heroic German Jesuit priest who was imprisoned and martyred by the Nazis in a Nazi death camp in 1945. At the time of his arrest, he was the Rector of St. Georg Church in Munich, and had a reputation for being a gripping, dynamic preacher, and one who was an outspoken critic of the Nazi regime. He was an important figure in the Resistance movement against Nazism.
A Medieval Christmas
With the combination of the beautiful RSV translation and the glorious color miniatures, readers will be deeply inspired by both word and art. The RSV has been acclaimed for many decades as the most accurate, readable and beautiful translation of the Bible in English.
Text from the RSV Bible
Inspired by England's glorious stained-glass cathedral windows, artist Fiona French has created a stunning celebration of the birth of Jesus.
A Cookbook to Celebrate the Joys of Family and Faith throughout the Christian Year
A cookbook full of wonderful recipes and ideas drawn from throughout the Christian tradition, with suggestions about when, and why, these dishes might be served. An ideal Christmas, birthday or shower present!
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Joseph of Nazareth
The Story of the Man Closest to Christ
The first feature film ever on the story of St. Joseph - carpenter, husband of Mary and the foster father of Jesus Christ. Scripture tells us that St. Joseph was a "just man", and that God gave him the most daunting task ever asked of a man - to be the husband of the woman who would give birth to the Messiah, and the father and protector of this Holy Family, the man closest to Christ.
St. Teresa of the Andes
A beautiful, epic mini-series produced in Chile that tells the story of the inspiring life of the new young Carmelite saint who lived in the 20th century, died at the age of just 19 years old, and was canonized by Pope John Paul II in 1993.
Henry Poole is Here
Luke Wilson stars as Henry Poole in the funny, poignant and uplifting story of a disillusioned man who attempts to hide from life only to discover he cannot escape the forces of hope.
Overworked Robert Micelli has little time for his wife and children. When long-lost Uncle Nino unexpectedly arrives on their doorstep for a visit from Italy, this disconnected family is transformed.Winner of the Crystal Heart Award at the Heartland Film Festival.
Between Heaven and Earth
Based on the historical records and the personal testimony of his fellow friars, this is the amazing true story of the life of the famous stigmatic monk, St. Padre Pio, a contemporary saint who died in 1968.
Clare and Francis
A major new epic feature film on the lives of St. Clare and St. Francis of Assisi shot on location in Italy by the Italian film company Lux Vide, the producers of Saint Rita, Pope John Paul II and St. John Bosco.
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A stunningly beautiful new recording by the beloved tenor, his first Christmas album ever recorded with all songs sung in English. Co-produced by legendary music producer David Foster, this will be the major new Christmas album of the season for Christmas 2009. It will also get huge publicity from Bocelli appearances on national television in the Christmas season as well as a concert tour he is doing for this new album in December.
Songs & Prayers to Mary
Pope Benedict XVI with the Vatican Choir
This unique and amazing new recording features Pope Benedict singing or reciting hymns and prayers to Our Lady accompanied by The Vatican Choir. His Holiness uses several languages in this recording including Latin, Italian, French, all recorded at St. Peter’s Basilica or during his Papal trips abroad.
This is the second album by The Priests, the singing priestly trio sensation from Ireland who broke the Guinness world record last year for the fastest selling classical debut album of all time. Harmony will highlight more glorious spiritual hymns featuring their rich vocals and lovely harmonies on favorite sacred songs such as The Lord’s Prayer and Amazing Grace and more.
I Dreamed a Dream
Like Paul Potts the year before in BGT, Boyle’s humble appearance belied her amazingly rich, beautiful voice that won the hearts of listeners worldwide. This first album is the talk of the music world after Susan’s recent performance on national TV in America of an incredible rendition of Wild Horses. Includes I Dreamed a Dream, Wild Horses, Amazing Grace and many more jewels.