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Little Rock Catholic Study Bible

Deluxe & eBook Bundle

Catherine Upchurch, General Editor; Irene Nowell, OSB, Old Testament Editor; Ronald D. Witherup, PSS, New Testament Editor

Enhance your Bible study with this elegant, limited edition of the Little Rock Catholic Study Bible with a beautiful embossed, brown, leather-like cover. Gold, gilt-edged pages, ribbon markers, plus a presentation page and three family tree pages also make it a perfect family Bible or gift.

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Living Liturgy

Spirituality, Celebration, and Catechesis for Sundays and Solemnities Year C (2016)

Joyce Ann Zimmerman, CPPS; Kathleen Harmon, SNDdeN; and John W. Tonkin

Living Liturgy™ is the indispensable resource that supports parish ministers of all types in preparing well for the celebration of Mass for Sundays, solemnities, and select other days, so that celebrating the liturgy and living a liturgical spirituality go hand-in-hand. Written by a pastorally experienced team with expertise in Scripture, spiritual direction, liturgy, and liturgical music, Living Liturgy™ integrates daily living, prayer and study. Featured Liturgical Texts: Collect Gospel Acclamation Gospel Responsorial Psalm First Reading Second Reading Supports for Ministry: Reflecting on the Gospel Living the Paschal Mystery Focusing the Gospel Connecting the Gospel Connecting the Responsorial Psalm About Liturgy About Liturgical Music Reflections for various ministers and groups Model Penitential Act Homily Points Model Universal Prayer (Prayer of the Faithful) Clip art drawn from the Gospel message Anyone involved with liturgical planning and preparation will benefit from this comprehensive resource, including pastoral ministers, liturgy directors, musicians, and liturgy committee members. Living Liturgy™ also assists those who serve the community in the visible liturgical ministries—presiders, deacons, music ministers, hospitality ministers, altar ministers, lectors, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion—because it clearly shows that each ministry deserves not only practical preparation but, even more important, spiritual preparation. Catechumens, candidates, and sponsors use Living Liturgy™ to support and deepen their liturgical journey within the RCIA. Members of faith-sharing groups use this resource as the focus of weekly prayer and reflection. Parents and teachers will find that Living Liturgy™ can be simplified and shared with younger members of the liturgical community. Utility features: Pronunciation guide Calendar-dated Perfect-bound Readings in sense lines Index of liturgical topics Joyce Ann Zimmerman, CPPS, is the director of the Institute for Liturgical Ministry in Dayton, Ohio, and is an adjunct professor of liturgy, liturgical consultant, and frequent facilitator of workshops. She has published numerous scholarly and pastoral liturgical works. She holds civil and pontifical doctorates of theology. Kathleen Harmon, SNDdeN, is a noted liturgical theologian and musician, author and composer, presenter and teacher. She holds a graduate degree in music and a doctorate in theology. John W. Tonkin is a priest of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati who was ordained in 2005. He is the pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in McCartyville, Ohio, has served on a number of Archdiocesan and other boards and committees, and is a member of his local ministerial league. He has pursued graduate studies in Sacred Scripture. *No returns accepted for these products

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Misal 2016

Para Todos los domingos y fiestas del año

La Misa es el centro de la vida cristiana; participe activamente en ella con el Misal 2016 que contiene las Misas de los domingos y fiestas de todo el año.Con las oraciones y lecturas de la MisaReflexiones para poner en práctica el EvangelioIntenciones generales y misionales del Santo Padre para el 2016El rosario, con los misterios luminosos, y el viacrucisCada copia del Misal 2016 viene con una copia gratuita de Custodia el corazon, una pequeña guía para la fe católica que se distribuyó por primera vez como un regalo de Papa Francisco a los peregrinos en la Plaza de San Pedro en 22 febrero 2015.The Mass is the center of the Christian life. Participate actively in the Mass with the 2016 Missal, which contains the Sunday and Feast Day Masses for the whole year.Includes the prayers and readings of the MassReflections for putting the Gospel into practiceGeneral and missionary intentions of the Holy Father for 2016The Rosary, with the Mysteries of Light and the Way of the Cross Every copy of Misal 2016 comes with a free copy of Custodia el Corazon, a small guide to the Catholic faith that was first distributed as a gift from Pope Francis to pilgrims in Saint Peter's Square on February 22, 2015.

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Little Rock Catholic Study Bible

Hardcover

Catherine Upchurch, General Editor; Irene Nowell, OSB, Old Testament Editor; Ronald D. Witherup, PSS, New Testament Editor

Bulk Pricing Available:5-9 copies: 20% Off10 or more copies: 30% OffOpen the Little Rock Catholic Study Bible and feel at home with the Word of God. Through accessibly written information and engaging visuals that highlight and clarify significant areas of Scripture, readers will easily gain an understanding of these ancient texts that can be carried into today's world. Using the authorized translation in the New American Bible Revised Edition, this lasting volume is ideal for both personal use and group Bible study. The valuable information in the Little Rock Catholic Study Bible is offered in small notes and inserts that accompany the Bible texts as well as in expanded essays, articles, and graphics. Key symbols help readers quickly identify the type of information they need, such as explanations, definitions, dates, character and author profiles, archaeological insights, personal prayer starters, and insights connecting Scripture and its use in today's church. Colorful maps, timelines, photographs, and charts further enhance the study experience. Longer articles are dedicated to explaining study Bible fundamentals, the Catholic Church's use of the Bible, and the people and places of the biblical world. General Editor: Catherine Upchurch serves as the director of Little Rock Scripture Study. Her work in adult faith formation involves writing, editing, lecturing, leading retreats and days of reflection. She is the editor of A Year of Sundays and an associate editor of The Bible Today, a journal of biblical spirituality. Old Testament Editor: Irene Nowell, OSB, is a Benedictine of Mount St. Scholastica in Atchison, Kansas. She is an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Theology, has published two books and numerous articles, and is a past president of the Catholic Biblical Association. She is also a member of the Committee on Illuminations and Texts for The Saint John's Bible. New Testament Editor: Ronald D. Witherup, PSS, is Superior General of the Sulpicians and lives in Paris, France. He holds a doctorate in biblical studies and is the author of numerous books and articles on Scripture. His current interest is in the letters of Saint Paul and the Acts of the Apostles.

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Little Rock Catholic Study Bible

Deluxe Edition

Catherine Upchurch, General Editor; Irene Nowell, OSB, Old Testament Editor; Ronald D. Witherup, PSS, New Testament Editor

Enhance your Bible study with this elegant, limited edition of the Little Rock Catholic Study Bible with a beautiful embossed, brown, leather-like cover. Gold, gilt-edged pages, ribbon markers, plus a presentation page and three family tree pages also make it a perfect family Bible or gift.

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Leather-like cover with ribbons

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Little Rock Catholic Study Bible

Paperback

Catherine Upchurch, General Editor; Irene Nowell, OSB, Old Testament Editor; Ronald D. Witherup, PSS, New Testament Editor

Bulk Pricing Available:5-9 copies: 20% Off10 or more copies: 30% OffOpen the Little Rock Catholic Study Bible and feel at home with the Word of God. Through accessibly written information and engaging visuals that highlight and clarify significant areas of Scripture, readers will easily gain an understanding of these ancient texts that can be carried into today's world. Using the authorized translation in the New American Bible Revised Edition, this lasting volume is ideal for both personal use and group Bible study. The valuable information in the Little Rock Catholic Study Bible is offered in small notes and inserts that accompany the Bible texts as well as in expanded essays, articles, and graphics. Key symbols help readers quickly identify the type of information they need, such as explanations, definitions, dates, character and author profiles, archaeological insights, personal prayer starters, and insights connecting Scripture and its use in today's church. Colorful maps, timelines, photographs, and charts further enhance the study experience. Longer articles are dedicated to explaining study Bible fundamentals, the Catholic Church's use of the Bible, and the people and places of the biblical world. General Editor: Catherine Upchurch serves as the director of Little Rock Scripture Study. Her work in adult faith formation involves writing, editing, lecturing, leading retreats and days of reflection. She is the editor of A Year of Sundays and an associate editor of The Bible Today, a journal of biblical spirituality. Old Testament Editor: Irene Nowell, OSB, is a Benedictine of Mount St. Scholastica in Atchison, Kansas. She is an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Theology, has published two books and numerous articles, and is a past president of the Catholic Biblical Association. She is also a member of the Committee on Illuminations and Texts for The Saint John's Bible. New Testament Editor: Ronald D. Witherup, PSS, is Superior General of the Sulpicians and lives in Paris, France. He holds a doctorate in biblical studies and is the author of numerous books and articles on Scripture. His current interest is in the letters of Saint Paul and the Acts of the Apostles.

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Abide

Keeping Vigil with the Word of God

Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB

Additional Formats AvailableAbide (eBook) - $14.99 In the Gospel of John Jesus directs us, "Abide in me, as I abide in you." This book is an invitation to make the Word of God your home through the practice of lectio divina. Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB, encourages you to turn the words of Scripture over in your heart as a plow turns over the soil to welcome the seed. In these scriptural meditations, the piercing reflective questions and personal prayers lead the reader into a deeper relationship with the Divine. Aware that drawing near the Word of God requires a special kind of presence, the author invites you to breathe in the Word, wait before the Word, walk through the pages of Scripture as a pilgrim, and, finally, abide in an intimate and transforming communion with God. The format of the book lends itself not only to daily personal prayer and reflection, but to group faith sharing as well. Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB, author of the popular A Tree Full of Angels (HarperCollins) and Seven Sacred Pauses (Ave Maria), is well known for her creative spiritual writings and retreat ministry. She is also a regular columnist for Stepping Stones, the Little Rock Scripture Study newsletter. She has lived monastic life for fifty years and makes her home with the Sisters of St. Scholastica, a Benedictine monastery in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Writing and retreat ministry have become a part of her evolving call. Visit her personal blog at http://macrina-underthesycamoretree.blogspot.com/.

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Facilitating For Growth

A Guide for Scripture Study Groups and Small Christian Communities

Barbara J. Fleischer

Great small-group facilitators are not born with their abilities; they develop them. This book will help facilitators in their task of enabling members to participate fully in their group. The content and exercises of each chapter present practical information and methods to help facilitators deepen their knowledge of their role and hone their skills in group facilitation. The first eight chapters cover various aspects of facilitation: the role of the facilitator; getting started; communication basics—expressive skills and listening skills; integrating our diversity; tuning into group life; and group transitions. Each chapter begins with 'warm-up exercises' consisting of questions and assignments designed to help readers draw from their own experience as they work with the written material presented in each chapter. The rest of the book outlines eight flexibly formatted, ninety-minute workshop (or individual) sessions corresponding to the eight topics introduced previously. Includes exercises for practicing and assessing skills acquired in each session.

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The Collegeville Bible Time-Line

Adults and young adults studying the Scriptures will find The Collegeville Bible Time-Line an invaluable tool. This colorful, graphic representation of the events and people of the Hebrew Scriptures and New Testament puts in hand a wealth of information in a clear, easy-to-access format. It begins around 2,000 B.C.E., leads through a history of the nation of Israel, and ends around 100 C.E. with the establishment of the Christian Church and the writing of the New Testament Gospels. The time-line also includes dozens of references to non-biblical people and events. Thirty-two pages of text explain the eras delineated on the time-line and provide fuller details regarding important people and events.

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Choosing a Bible Translation

John J. Pilch

'Which Bible translation is the best to use or to buy?' 'Which does the Church recommend?' In Choosing a Bible Translation, John Pilch discusses two kinds of Bible translations: word-for-word (literal or formal correspondence), and meaning-for-meaning (literary or dynamic equivalence) and comments on the merits of each for the needs of Bible readers. Pilch also emphasizes some challenges that translators of the biblical texts face such as the use of inclusive language, social systems, textual variants, and sensitivity to cultural awareness. He provides readers with a host of resources for choosing Bibles on computer software, obtaining electronic copies of translations, and for locating translations on the Internet. John J. Pilch, PhD, teaches Scripture at Georgetown University, Washington, DC. He is the author of The Cultural Dictionary of the Bible; the three-volume series The Cultural World of Jesus Sunday by Sunday: Cycles A, B, C; Galatians and Romans in the Collegeville Bible Commentary series; and articles in The Modern Catholic Encyclopedia, The Collegeville Pastoral Dictionary of Biblical Theology, and The Bible Today, all published by The Liturgical Press.

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The Catholic Bible Study Handbook

Jerome Kodell, OSB

The Catholic Bible Study Handbook by Jerome Kodell, OSB, is a handy tool for those who want to begin and continue their study of the Bible. Topics include how the Bible came to be written, a brief history of biblical times along with the geography of Palestine, the Jewish calendar and feasts, summaries of each book of the Bible, tips for personal and group study, as well as guidance in praying with the Bible.

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How The Bible Came To Be

Jerome Kodell, OSB

This leaflet is useful for Leadership Training and other occasions when supplemental information on the Bible may be helpful.

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An Overview of the Bible

Jerome Kodell, OSB

This leaflet is useful for Leadership Training and other occasions when supplemental information on the Bible may be helpful.

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The Four Gospels

Catholic Personal Study Edition

The more we understand the four gospels—the distinct narrative and theological emphasis of each evangelist, the unique portrait of Jesus that each presents—the better we come to know Jesus. This knowledge, of course, is much more than an intellectual awareness or knowing about someone. When we enter into the gospels, we come to truly know Jesus the Christ in an intimate way. Through this volume readers will become familiar with the world in which Jesus lived, the cultural customs, the important geographic locations, the biblical terms familiar to first-century Christians but foreign to a contemporary audience. In addition to charts, maps, and photos, this study of the gospels provides an excellent Catholic perspective, answering such questions as: How is the Bible used in the liturgy? What is the connection between the gospels and Catholic social teaching? The Four Gospels lends itself to both quick reference and more in-depth study or meditation. Whether you turn to the volume for personal use or as part of a formal study, you will appreciate the gospels more deeply—and know Jesus more intimately.

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Dictionary Of The Bible

Dictionary of the Bible

John L. McKenzie, SJ

An excellent, single-volume Catholic dictionary of the Bible written by respected Catholic Biblical scholar John L. McKenzie SJ.

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