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The Universal Christ

by Richard Rohr

Drawing on scripture, history and spiritual practice, Rohr articulates a transformative view of Jesus Christ as a portrait of God's constant, unfolding work in the world.

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Yes, And …

by Richard Rohr

This perennial book features 366 meditations, each written by Rohr and adapted or excerpted from his many written and recorded works.

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Between Heaven and Mirth

by James Martin, SJ

James Martin, SJ, assures us that God wants us to experience joy, to cultivate a sense of holy humor, and to laugh at life's absurdities-not to mention our own humanity. Father Martin invites believers to rediscover the importance of humor and laughter in our daily lives and to embrace an essential truth: faith leads to joy.

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The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything

by James Martin, SJ

James Martin, SJ, translates the insights of St. Ignatius for a modern audience and reveals how we can find God--and how God can find us--in the real world of work, love, suffering, decisions, prayer, and friendship.

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Reclaiming Spirituality

by Diarmuid O Murchu

Diarmuid O Murchu, an English priest and social psychologist celebrates the spiritual renaissance of our time as an alternative to religious fanaticism and religious indifference. He sees this phenomenon as part of the evolving spiritual story of humankind stretching back 70,000 years. The spirituality that is appealing to seekers today embodies global, inclusive, co-operative, egalitarian, and feminine values.

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God in the Midst of Change

by Diarmuid O’Murchu

Diarmuid O’Murchu, helps us make sense of the upheavals in society, culture, and church, while offering direction and hope for a promising future.This book is a compelling synthesis of O'Murchu's evolutionary work.

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Understanding God and Jesus in a New Millennium

by Michael Morwood

This volume asks: is God localized somewhere above, looking down on humanity; did God lock humanity out of heaven; did Jesus "come down" from Heaven to save humanity; are human beings the cause of death and disaster on this planet? These and similar questions challenge an outdated world view that has influenced people's images and ideas of God to the present day. The book tries to bridge the gap between Church doctrine and the essential Gospel message that is the Christian legacy.

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Pope Francis’ Inspiring Vision.

by Noel Connolly

This small book written by the late Fr Noel Connolly SSC contains 10 reflections on Pope Francis' The Joy of the Gospel.

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Bring Forth Hope

by Christopher Ryan MGL

Christopher Ryan MGL is based on the words of Pope Francis to the youth gathered at World Youth Day 2013. Bring Forth Hope is a collection of 52 weekly reflections, each containing -a poignant quote from Pope Francis -a "Think About It" which asks the reader to reflect on the Pope's message -a "Take Action" which invites the reader to act on the Pope's message -and a prayer that will inspire the reader to keep the Pope's words in their heart throughout the week.

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In the Light of the Cross

by Fr Christoper Ryan MGL

In 2007/08 Fr Chris Ryan, a member of the Missionaries of God’s Love, travelled with the World Youth Day Cross and Icon throughout its twelve-month journey around Australia in the lead up to WYD08. In this book he tells some of the stories of this remarkable journey and reflects on what it means to believe ‘in the light of the Cross.

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Inner Compass

by Margaret Silf

Anyone seeking to deepen his or her relationship with God will greatly benefit from Inner Compass, Margaret Silf’s dynamic presentation of the profound insights of St. Ignatius of Loyola’s Spiritual Exercises. While reflective, the work exudes a congenial, practical outlook and a thoroughly modern sensibility.

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At Sea With God

by Margaret Silf

Margaret Silf takes a best-loved spiritual writers in an exciting new direction. Taking the image of sea-faring as a model for our spiritual journey she invites us to leave the safety of the boatyard for the uncertainty and risk of a journey across uncharted waters to a mysterious destination.

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Close to the Heart

by Margaret Silf

A real-life approach to prayer Sharing her own life-changing prayer experiences as well as those of others, Margaret Silf invites us to embark on our own adventure in prayer, with promises that we will not be disappointed. In Close to the Heart, she introduces a world of imaginative yet simple ways to approach personal prayer, tempting us to search for "clues to the kingdom" in everyday life.

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Where the Hell is God?

by Fr Richard Leonard

Starting with a very personal story of the author's sister being left a quadriplegic from a car accident twenty years ago, 'Where the Hell is God?' gently leads the reader through "take home" messages that are sane, sound, and practical. Among these messages are: God does not directly send pain, suffering, and disease; God does not punish us; God does not send accidents to teach us things, though we can learn from them; and God does not will earthquakes, floods, droughts, or other natural disasters.

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Why Bother Praying?

by Fr Richard Leonard

This accessible volume is less about how to pray, and more about why we pray and what it does for us, for God and for the world. The author explores the context within which we pray, what is distinctive about Christian prayer, praying to Jesus, what communal prayers do, how Mary and the Saints help us pray, and finally, what the point of prayer is - sending us out with Christ to witness to the reign of God in our world.

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The Prodigal God

by Timothy Keller

New York pastor Timothy Keller uses the story of the prodigal son to shine a light on the central, beautiful message of Jesus: the gospel of grace, hope and salvation. Keller argues that the parable of the prodigal son, while Jesus' best-known parable, is also his least understood. He introduces the reader to all the characters in this timeless story, showing that it concerns not just a wayward son, but also a judgemental older brother and, most importantly, a loving father.

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Jesus and the Natural World

by Denis Edwards

Denis Edwards encourages us as Christians to wholeheartedly embrace ecological conversation and to connect with people around the globe in their deepening commitment to the survival of life on earth.

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Begin with the Heart - Recovering a Sacramental Vision

by Daniel O’Leary

Begin with the Heart introduces a radical dimension to the work of catechesis and religious education. It calls for a dynamic theology and vital spirituality in all aspects of our educational endeavours.

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Dear Joan Chittister

by Edited by Jessie Bazan

In this book, ten young women active in ministry share their thoughts, aspirations, questions and desires with Sister Joan Chittister, a spiritual master and prophetic visionary who has long encouraged the gifts and voices of those too easily dismissed.

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Still Listening To The Spirit

by Edited by Sandie Cornish and Andrea Dean

This collection of essays celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Woman and Man: One in Christ Jesus. The contributors offer the fruit of their listening to the Spirit as internationally recognised scholars, women in leadership roles, young women, pastoral workers and mothers.