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20% off New Fall Titles. Attend premiere of "Mary of Nazareth" in San Francisco
New Titles from Ignatius Press, plus the San Francisco Premiere of Mary of Nazareth!
20% off New Fall Titles!
Don't miss the San Francisco Mary of Nazareth premiere,
and a chance to meet the star of the film, Alissa Young,
and Ignatius Press author, Father Calloway!
Dear Friends of Ignatius Press,
We are thrilled to announce that the premiere of MARY OF NAZARETH will be in San Francisco on Friday, October 11, 2013. MARY OF NAZARETH is Ignatius Press’ newest feature film on the life of Mary, Mother of Christ, from her childhood through the Resurrection of Jesus. The film is being released this month in a sponsored theatrical screening program similar to Restless Heart.
To launch these screenings, which will take place across North America, we invite you to the premiere of the film at the AMC Metreon 16 in San Francisco on October 11. Tickets must be pre-purchased online.
Fr. Donald Calloway and actress Alissa Jung, who plays Mary in the film, will be present at this event.
Join us for the premiere of MARY OF NAZARETH on Friday, October 11. Click here to purchase tickets.
The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 7:00 p.m. after a brief introduction from Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC. After the movie, there will be a Q & A and an opportunity to take pictures with Fr. Calloway and German actress Alissa Jung.
This feature film shot in English and High Definition was filmed in Europe in authentic locales with outstanding cinematography, a strong cast, and a majestic music score. Actress Alissa Jung gives a compelling and inspired portrayal of Mary. The film vividly captures the essence of Mary’s profound faith and trust in God amidst the great mysteries that she lived with as the Mother of the Messiah.
Fr. Donald Calloway says, “MARY OF NAZARETHis an absolute theological and Mariological masterpiece! It will make you want to love her more than ever. Mary’s beauty is pure and ageless and her divine motherhood is both tender and captivating. Without a doubt, this is the most stunning portrayal of the Virgin Mary on film!”
Offer ends Wednesday October 9th, 2013 at 12:00 midnight EST.
These prices are available online only through Ignatius.com
20% off Great New Titles from Ignatius Press!
How to Share Your Faith with Anyone A Practical Manual of Catholic Evangelization Terry Barber
Recent popes have challenged all Catholics to participate in the New Evangelization. But most Catholics feel ill-equipped to take up the challenge. Terry Barber, founder of St. Joseph Communications, has written a practical guide that takes much of the pain and uncertainty out of sharing one's faith. Based on Barber's decades of personal experience as an effective evangelist and masterful communicator, and drawing on the perceptions, examples, and lessons of other great evangelists and apologists, How to Share Your Faith with Anyone informs, entertains, and inspires would-be, as well as, seasoned evangelists and teachers. Also available as an e-book. Regular price: $14.95, sale price: $11.96
"Terry Barber has long been one of the Church's finest evangelists. His excellent book shows us how the new evangelization requires new apologetics - a new way to explain why the Church's teachings are true and why Jesus is the answer to the deep desires of the human heart." - Most Reverend Jose Gomez, Archbishop of Los Angeles
Bountiful Goodness Spiritual Meditations for a Deeper Union with Christ Thomas à Kempis
The Imitation of Christ, also by Thomas À Kempis, is the most famous and beloved Christian devotional ever written. The simplicity, piety and wisdom that readers have found in that classic will also be discovered in these new modern-English translations of A Little Garden of Roses and The Valley of Lilies. The aim of these works is to draw the reader to a closer union with Jesus. While Imitation sets forth the principles of discipleship, the two works in this volume offer more practical advice. They treat of the virtues needed to advance toward God. Also available as an e-book. Regular price: $14.95, sale price: $11.96
Pope John Paul I: The Smile of God This movie captures not only the significance of his John Paul I's papacy, but also tells the story of his whole life leading up to his papacy, a life marked by deep faith and heroic charity. It shows how his life of great dedication to the church and the needs of all his flock prepared him well for his election to the papacy. It reveals that he was a protégé of Pope John XXIII, who saw greatness and genuine holiness in him, and made Luciani an Archbishop and the Patriarch of Venice. He was a man of peasant origins, a devoted parish priest with a great love for orphans, the poor and outcasts, a priest who had a reluctant rise to become a prince of the Church.Regular price: $19.95, sale price: $15.96
Catholicism: The New Evangelization This new documentary series from Fr. Robert Barron continues the story of his major Catholicism series and explores the Church's mission and the challenges of contemporary culture. With the original Catholicism series, Fr. Barron took us on a journey around the world deep into the Faith. Now, experience this Faith in action in Catholicism: The New Evangelization. This film tells us what the "New Evangelization" is and then takes us on a fascinating tour to witness examples of new ardor, new expressions and new methods of evangelization in action.Regular price: $59.95, sale price: $47.96
Crescendo In this multi-award-winning short film, we look into the soul of a German woman whose life in the 18th Century is filled with discordant notes and driven by domestic hardships. Based on an amazing true story, told with beautiful poignancy, "Crescendo" is packed with powerful performances, exquisite imagery and brilliant music. A life-affirming short film by the makers of Bella, with a special introduction by Pattie Mallette, mother of Justin Bieber. Regular price: $14.95, sale price: $11.96
Saint Maria Goretti: Fourteen Flowers of Pardon
Shot on location in Italy, this moving account takes you on a historic and poignant journey through the life, martyrdom and canonization of the Roman Catholic Church's youngest saint, Maria Goretti. Maria's life and martyrdom in Italy's Pontine swamps at the beginning of this century comes to life through historic photographs, interviews with the saint s mother and never seen before film footage of the canonization ceremony.Regular price: $19.95, sale price: $15.96
Seelos: Tireless Intercessor Seelos: Tireless Intercessor is the true story that chronicles the heroic and miraculous life of a young immigrant priest, Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos (1819-1867). This Redemptorist missionary was beatified by Pope John Paul II in the Solemn Jubilee Year 2000.
Father Seelos possessed great mystical gifts due to his intense prayer life. His dedication to ministry with cheerful holiness makes him still an outstanding model for clergy, religious, and laity alike. As an itinerant preacher and lifelong friend of the poor and destitute, Seelos was a spiritual Father to tens of thousands. Despite his early death at age 48, so profound was his missionary zeal that sickness, persecution, and even the upheaval caused by the Civil War, could not stop him.Regular price: $19.95, sale price: $15.96
Solanus Casey: Priest, Porter, Prophet This extraordinary film explores the heroic life of a remarkable, modernday mystic, Father Solanus Casey, who was relegated to doing little more than being a simple doorman in his monastery. But God would transform the role his superiors assigned him, appointing it a far greater significance to be continued even beyond his earthly life, that of prophet, healer, and intercessor.
A gripping story of this priest's simple and unshakable faith in God's goodness unfolds through interviews with his friends, colleagues, eyewitnesses, biographers, and those direct recipients of his healing and prophecy. Rare, never-before-seen film footage and historical photographs are included with actual footage from the exhumation of this exemplary Servant of God. Regular price: $19.95, sale price: $15.96
Ocean of Mercy At the dawn of the 20th century, three voices rose up from Poland to proclaim an urgent message, a message powerful enough to alter the course of an age plunging into spiritual darkness.
Filmed on location in more than 20 cities across Poland and the United States, this true story examines and chronicles the phenomenal lives and spiritual legacy of Saint Faustina Kowalksa, Saint Maximilian Kolbe, and Blessed John Paul II, modern day "Apostles of Mercy".
Through never before seen film footage, rare photographs, and extensive interviews with friends, biographers, and family members, this story journeys across a dramatic visual landscape to document their heroic struggle and herald the message of Divine Mercy to all mankind.Regular price: $19.95, sale price: $15.96
The Most Relaxing Classical Music in the Universe
This 2-CD set features two hours of some of the most beloved classical pieces of all time, music to help soothe the soul amidst today's hectic culture. It offers 30 timeless pieces by Mozart, Bach, Handel, Beethoven, Debussey and more, including Canon in D, Clair De Lune, Air on a G String, Ave Maria, Moonlight Sonata, The Four Seasons and much more! Regular price: $16.95, sale price: $13.56
Terry Barber talks about evangelization, the purpose of life, and why many Catholics live as if God doesn't exist.
Terry Barber, 56, grew up in the Los Angeles area, and enjoyed a successful career in real estate. In fact, by age 25, he’d acquired enough property to comfortably retire. So, he decided he’d focus on a new career: working with other Catholic apologists to win souls for Christ.
He founded a variety of Catholic evangelization apostolates, including St. Joseph Communications and the Catholic Resource Center, and serves as Chairman of the Board of Lighthouse Media. He is also the co-host of The Jesse & Terry Show, a Catholic apologetics radio program he does with Jesse Romero and which airs on 300 radio stations nationwide ...
Francis has made this strategy the most visible difference in the lifestyle he has adopted as Bishop of Rome … rejecting … the “riches and honors” that, over the centuries, have attached themselves to the papal office like barnacles to an unkempt ship.
The word “Jesuit” does not reassure. Its second dictionary meaning is “a crafty schemer, cunning dissembler, casuist … who deliberately uses words to deceive others.”
In fairness, “Jesuit” should stand for persons or practices that follow the principles of St. Ignatius of Loyola, who founded the Jesuit order in 1534. What are those principles, and what is their relevance for the Church today, now that a Jesuit is Bishop of Rome? Especially, as Pope Francis has said, “I feel like I’m still a Jesuit in terms of my spirituality, what I have in my heart. … Also, I think like a Jesuit” (airplane interview returning from Rio de Janeiro, 2013)...