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Through Death to Life
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    More than one million bereaved Catholic families have drawn comfort from the pastoral wisdom of Msgr. Joseph M. Champlin (1930-2008) in Through Death to Life since its original publication in 1979. This leading Catholic funeral planning resource contains all of the approved lectionary readings and other liturgical texts needed to celebrate a funeral Mass. Two distinct numbering systems in the volume coincide with official liturgical books as well as Ave’s Funeral Mass and Rite of Committal...

    Grief Therapy Elf-help Book
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      A self-help book that has helped hundreds of thousands of readers. Its succinct, meaningful guidelines and hope-filled illustrations have reassured those who grieve that out of their pain can come profound, transforming healing.By Karen Katafiasz. A gift book, a self-help book that has helped hundreds of thousands of readers. Its succinct, meaningful guidelines and hope-filled illustrations have reassured those who grieve that out of their pain can come profound, transforming healing. 88...

      God Will Carry You Through Gift Book
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        God Will Carry You Through Gift Book Sometimes a little divine intervention is all the soul needs to heal. God Will Carry You Through contains uplifting stories and helpful reminders to push us through life�s challenges, big or small. Hardcover; 208 pages. Written by Max Lucado; 5.25" W x 7.25" H x 0.8" D

        100 Days of Faith Over Fear Devotional Journal
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          Reflect on God's courage, strength, and love for you100 days of encouraging devotions, Scripture, and prayersWritten by best-selling author Lisa StilwellSoft touch, flexcase coverSpot UVRounded cornersFour color interiorSize: 6.5" x 8"Pages: 208 With the Maker of heaven and earth by our side, we have nothing to fear! In this 100-day journey to a fearless life, you'll find space to reflect on God's strength, courage, and unwavering love for you. With encouraging devotions, empowering...

          A Travel Guide to Heaven for Kids
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            Soon after his popular A Travel Guide to Heaven was published, bestselling author Anthony DeStefano recognized that children also have many questions about heaven. In celebration of the tenth anniversary of that book, Anthony wrote this fun-filled, action story about a little boy named Joey who gets to take a whirlwind tour of heaven with his guardian angel, Gabby. Artist Erwin Madrids stunning illustrations bring the story to life, showing heaven to be a place where everyone is happy, the...

            ABCs of Healthy Grieving: A Companion for Everyday Coping by Harold Ivan Smith
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              ABC's of Healthy Grieving: A Companion for Everyday Coping by Harold Ivan SmithNationally recognized grief educator Harold Ivan Smith brings over twenty-five years of professional experience in grief recovery to ABCs of Healthy Grieving. Seventy-two brief suggestions for healthy grieving, each two-pages in length and titled starting with a letter of the alphabet followed by an "I Can" statement, encourage those suffering the loss of a loved one to grow through grief spiritually and...

              Afterlife: What Is Heaven
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                What happens when we die? Journey from the moment of death to the eternal joy in store for those who follow Christ. Interviews with those who claim near-death experiences, Catholic and scientific literature, and historic accounts of the saints reveal fascinating glimpses of the afterlife.

                An Empty Cradle A Full Heart
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                  An Empty Cradle A Full Heart: Reflections for Mothers and Fathers after Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Infant DeathNearly a million parents suffer a miscarriage or infant death each year, and the grief and emotions experienced after a miscarriage or the death of an infant are often hard to express. This collection of more than a hundred short meditations beautifully interweaves the very real feelings of bereaved parents with Scripture passages that provide comfort, direction, and a sense of...

                  Awakening at Lourdes How an Unanswered Prayer Healed Our Family and Restored Our Faith Author: Christy Wilkens
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                    “This is your cross, and I am not going to take it away from you. I will be with you, and I will help you, but it is yours to carry.” Christy Wilkens heard Jesus speak those words after she prayed for her son Oscar’s healing in her parish adoration chapel one bright September day. Almost a year later she would find herself in Lourdes, France, seeking a miracle. The grotto at Lourdes is known as a place of healing. But sometimes the miracle that occurs is not physical, but something much...

                    Boundless Compassion Creating a Way of Life   Author: Joyce Rupp
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                      Boundless Compassion Creating a Way of Life Author: Joyce Rupp Format: Paperback Pages: 224 Trim size: 6 x 9 inches "Living compassionately is rarely convenient and often downright challenging," writes Joyce Rupp, bestselling and award-winning author and retreat leader. The definitive Christian guide to compassion, Boundless Compassion is the culmination of Rupp's research and work as codirector of the Servite Center of Compassionate Presence. Through this six-week personal transformation...

                      Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery 101 Inspirational and Comforting Stories about Surviving the Loss of a Loved One
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                        Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery 101 Inspirational and Comforting Stories about Surviving the Loss of a Loved One By Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen and Amy Newmark384 pages | PaperbackThis collection of comforting stories provides support in your time of need. Find inspiration in stories about coping with loss, regaining your strength, appreciating life, and finding new joy.When you’re hurting, it helps to read stories from other people who have been through the same thing....

                        Compassion: Listening to the Cries of the World
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                          Compassion in the face of pain, anguish, or unspeakable evil often produces confusion and bewilderment: How can someone endure such unjust suffering with such calm? Wouldn't it be more natural, and more proper, to not be calm at all? In Compassion, Christina Feldman draws over 30 years of experience as a Buddhist to explain how ordinary people are able to use compassion to overcome negative feelings like tragedy, pain, and terror. Feldman first examines compassion itself, using Buddhist texts...

                          Coping When Your Spouse Dies
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                            Coping When Your Spouse Dies helps readers realize that, while you can't bring back a spouse who died, you can face your grief in a series of stages which lead toward personal healing. The author advises those trying to cope with a loss not to bury their feelings, but rather to go through the pain of death and look toward the new life God has provided. Paperback, 80 pages

                            Defying Gravity
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                              Defying Gravity How Choosing Joy Lifted My Family from Death to Life By: Joe Sikorra This moving story shows how a family found joy after their hopes and dreams were shattered by the rare, fatal neurological illness of their two sons. Told by the family's father, a popular Catholic radio host and marriage counselor, it recounts the way he and his wife received the courage and the support they needed to give their children abundant, fulfilling lives in spite of their gradual decline. What...

                              Facing Cancer with Gods Help: A Personal Journey
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                                Facing Cancer with God's Help (Memorial Edition): A Personal Journey by Jeanne Carol Martin We all need God's help, but that need is most keenly felt at times when we are suffering and are afraid. A life threatening illness placed Jeanne Martin on a personal journey that led her to a closeness with God that gave her hope, taught her to trust, and filled her with peace. Jeanne shares her story in Facing Cancer with God's Help.Jeanne lost her battle with cancer in February 2004, in this new,...

                                Finding Gods Blessings in Brokenness
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                                  Finding Your Way After Your Spouse Dies Author: Marta Felber
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                                    Finding Your Way After Your Spouse DiesAuthor: Marta Felber There is nothing you need more than the warm, reassuring voice of one who has traveled this path before. . . and survived after suffering the death of a spouse. In Finding Your Way After Your Spouse Dies, Marta Felber offers just such a voice-caring, hopeful, always pointing ahead to a tomorrow that will be a little easier than today. Having experienced her own spouse's death, Felber is never glib or simplistic. She knows the grief...

                                    For Those Who Grieve
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                                      Grief, like a fingerprint, is unique to every person. The circumstances that cause grief are particular — losing a loved one; losing a job or home; losing trust or a dream — and can develop suddenly or over a long, painful period of time. When we grieve, we all long for light in the dark places. We need a light to warm our hearts when they are chilled by grief. For Those Who Grieve includes 22 brief devotions and prayers, drawing on the saints, Scripture, and modern reflections to encourage...

                                      Gentle Keeping: Prayers and Services for Remembering Departed Loved Ones Throughout the Year
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                                        Gentle Keeping: Prayers and Services for Remembering Departed Loved Ones Throughout the Year Author: Mauryeen O'Brien, O.P. At last a book of simple prayers and prayer services for those who mourn that is intended for use at the dining room table or on the living room couch. Author and bereavement ministry leader Mauryeen O'Brien offers grieving loved ones words for remembering those who have died. Designed for use in the home with family and friends, Gentle Keeping offers comfort for the...

                                        Glimmers of Grace: Moments of Peace and Healing Following Sexual Abuse
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                                          It started with a Tootsie Roll. The day then-18-year-old Faith Hakesley was to testify in court against the well-liked Catholic priest who had raped her, a court guard pressed a Tootsie Roll into her hand. It was the first glimmer. The little piece of candy reminded her of the Scripture about "faith the size of a mustard seed," and this bit of encouragement, by way of the guard, but really from God, gave her the courage she needed to endure the trial. In Glimmers of Grace: Moments of Peace and...

                                          Good Grief: A Companion for Every Loss  Auth: Granger Westberg
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                                            For more than fifty years Good Grief has helped millions of readers, including NFL players and a former first lady, find comfort, understand their emotions and regain hope after loss. This classic text identifies ten stages of grief -- shock, emotion, depression, physical distress, panic, guilt, anger, resistance, hope, and acceptance -- but recognizing that grief is complex and deeply personal, defines no "right" way to grieve. Good Grief offers valuable insights on the emotional and physical...

                                            Grace in Tension: Discover Peace with Martha and Mary
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                                              We all face stress and tension in our daily lives. How we respond either diffuses or ignites it. If lit, we can feel stretched beyond our capabilities, wondering why our God of abundant goodness doesn’t remove the struggles we face. Grace in Tension affirms that although God doesn’t create our tension, he does show up in the midst of it to lead us through. Centered on Jesus’ interactions with Martha and Mary in the gospels, we can follow the sisters’ transformative journeys through their own...

                                              Grief Wisdom From The Sages  by Barbara Wise
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                                                GRIEF: Wisdom From the Sages An anthology of the wisdom of poets, philosophers and theologians who endured life�s most painful experiences. 72 pages. Author: Barbara R. Wise ISBN: 978-0-8189-0671-8

                                                Grief: A Journey Through Loss CD by David Kauffman
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                                                  Grief: A Journey Through Loss CD by David Kauffman Spirit filled music woven together with inspirational“mini-talks” that sing and speak to a theme along ourfaith journey we call a “milestone.” Grief is perfectduring a commute, walk or quiet time in prayer. Includes: Be With Me LordOut of DarknessThis is What I’m Working throughWrite On My HeartMake A New Life Here

                                                  Grieving At Christmastime Elf-help Book
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                                                    Christmas is a time for rejoicing, but it can also be a stressful time, even under the best of circumstances. When you are grieving the death of a loved one, Christmas can be particularly challenging. In this book, you’ll find gentle, practical, hope-filled guidance that suggests ways to recognize the season while also acknowledging and responding in a healthy way to the sadness and grief in your heart. 88 pages; 4″ x 6″ By Dwight Daniels ...

                                                    Grieving the Child I Never Knew
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                                                      Each devotion includes: Scripture passage and prayer Steps Toward Healing questions Space for journaling Readings for holidays and special occasions also included

                                                      Grieving with the Help of Your Catholic Faith Lorene Hanley Duquin
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                                                        Losing a loved one is perhaps the most painful and overwhelming of life's experiences. It challenges you physically and emotionally and raises tough questions about the future -- about where God is in the midst of your pain. Your key to understanding all these issues -- and healing -- is your Catholic Faith.Grieving with the Help of Your Catholic Faith gives Catholics a meaningful way to help themselves or others through this challenging time. With personal stories, reassuring prayers, and...

                                                        Guide for Celebrating Funerals
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                                                          The process of preparing a Catholic funeral can be a healing and life-giving experience for all who are involved. This resource provides parish staffs with a thorough treatment of the various funeral rites—from the first meeting with families after death through the burial. It offers pastoral guidance for collaborating with families, preparing the liturgical environment and music, selecting prayer texts, scheduling liturgical ministers, and ways for your parish to be a source of comfort, hope,...

                                                          Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations For Working Through Grief
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                                                            Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations For Working Through GriefAfter suffering the loss of her 16-year-old daughter in a horse-riding accident, Hickman began the long and painful journey through her particular "valley of shadows." With a heart to help others process their grief, she offers 365 daily meditations, quotes, and brief prayers that helped her move with courage down the road to recovery. 384 pages, softcover from William Morrow. ...

                                                            Healing Prayers For Every Day
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                                                              This book in the Spiritual Life Series sets forth inspiring prayers for the healing of soul and body. Each day contains a specific Scripture quotation, reflection, and prayer to facilitate healing in one's life. Printed and illustrated in two colors. Pages: 192 Size: 4 X 6 1/4 Color: GREEN Binding: DURA-LUX

                                                              Holding God in My Hands Personal Encounters With The Divine PAUL WILKES
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                                                                Holding God in My Hands Personal Encounters With The Divine PAUL WILKESThrough reflection and personal experience, Paul Wilkes examines the power of the Eucharist to impart healing grace, spiritual strength, and peace to both communicants and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion. Compelling stories from his hospital Eucharistic Ministry reflect the exceptional writing for which he is known. Wilkes takes the reader on a journey to realize God's love for us as the personal stories bring the...

                                                                Hope to Die: The Christian Meaning of Death and the Resurrection of the Body By Scott Hahn, Emily Stimpson Chapman
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                                                                  Hope to Die: The Christian Meaning of Death and the Resurrection of the Body By Scott Hahn, Emily Stimpson Chapman As Catholics, we believe in the resurrection of the body. We profess it in our creed. We’re taught that to bury and pray for the dead are corporal and spiritual works of mercy. We honor the dead in our Liturgy through the Rite of Christian burial. We do all of this, and more, because when Jesus Christ took on flesh for the salvation of our souls he also bestowed great dignity on...

                                                                  I Will See You in Heaven (Cat Lovers Edition) By (author) Jack Wintz
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                                                                    Pages: 104Format: Hardcover Beautiful New Expanded Edition Includes: Blessing and prayersSpecial presentation pagesPhotos of readers’ beloved companions Franciscan Jack Wintz wants you to know—the Bible gives us many clues that we will be with our pets in heaven for eternity! “Our God is a God of overflowing love, goodness, and beauty who is ready to give over everything to those he loves. This goodness is reflected in the whole family of creation. When God says of any creature, whether human...

                                                                    I Will See You in Heaven - Dog Edition By (author) Jack Wintz
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                                                                      Pages: 112Format: Hardcover Expanded edition of the original bestseller! Friar Jack Wintz's bestselling book now includes readers' photos of their beloved four-footed companions who are waiting for them in heaven — where Friar Jack reassures us, with simple teachings from scripture and St. Francis of Assisi, we will see them again! “Our God is a God of overflowing love, goodness, and beauty who is ready to give over everything to those he loves. This goodness is reflected in the whole family...

                                                                      I Wonder What You Do On Your First Day in Heaven
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                                                                        Children's hardcover picture book. A thoughtfully written and illustrated book that offers consolation and hope to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one.

                                                                        Letters to My Daughter in Heaven Leather Journal
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                                                                          Our journals are made of vegan leather, lined paper, and a black ribbon book mark. Designed and engraved in the USA. 224 pagesW: 5.5"H: 8.25"D: 0.75"

                                                                          Letters to My Father in Heaven Leather Journal
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                                                                            Our journals are made of vegan leather, lined paper, and a black ribbon book mark. Designed and engraved in the USA. 224 pagesW: 5.5"H: 8.25"D: 0.75"

                                                                            Letters to My Friend in Heaven Leather Journal
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                                                                              Our journals are made of vegan leather, lined paper, and a black ribbon book mark. Designed and engraved in the USA. 224 pagesW: 5.5"H: 8.25"D: 0.75"

                                                                              Letters to My Grandma in Heaven Leather Journal
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                                                                                Our journals are made of vegan leather, lined paper, and a black ribbon book mark. Designed and engraved in the USA. 224 pagesW: 5.5"H: 8.25"D: 0.75"

                                                                                Letters to My Grandpa in Heaven Leather Journal
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                                                                                  Our journals are made of vegan leather, lined paper, and a black ribbon book mark. Designed and engraved in the USA. 224 pagesW: 5.5"H: 8.25"D: 0.75"

                                                                                  Letters to My Husband in Heaven Leather Journal
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                                                                                    Our journals are made of vegan leather, lined paper, and a black ribbon book mark. Designed and engraved in the USA. 224 pagesW: 5.5"H: 8.25"D: 0.75"

                                                                                    Letters to My Mother in Heaven Leather Journal
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                                                                                      Our journals are made of vegan leather, lined paper, and a black ribbon book mark. Designed and engraved in the USA. 224 pagesW: 5.5"H: 8.25"D: 0.75"

                                                                                      Letters to My Son in Heaven Leather Journal
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                                                                                        Our journals are made of vegan leather, lined paper, and a black ribbon book mark. Designed and engraved in the USA. 224 pagesW: 5.5"H: 8.25"D: 0.75"

                                                                                        Letters to My Wife in Heaven Leather Journal
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                                                                                          Our journals are made of vegan leather, lined paper, and a black ribbon book mark. Designed and engraved in the USA. 224 pagesW: 5.5"H: 8.25"D: 0.75"

                                                                                          Liturgy and Ministry in Times of Need Wendy Cichanski Caduff, Ann Dickinson Degenhard, Bernard Evans, and Anne Y. Koester  Order code: LMTN | 978-1-61671-568-7 | Paperback | 6 x 9 | 96 pages
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                                                                                            Liturgy and Ministry in Times of Need Wendy Cichanski Caduff, Ann Dickinson Degenhard, Bernard Evans, and Anne Y. Koester 978-1-61671-568-7 | Paperback | 6 x 9 | 96 pages When our local, national, and global communities face difficult situations, it can be challenging for pastoral ministers to respond appropriately. Liturgy and Ministry in Times of Need provides practical recommendations for incorporating these important needs into liturgical prayer. It eases the burden of preparing liturgy...

                                                                                            Look at the Light Words on Loss and Love from Sofia Cavalletti Patricia Coulter  Order code: CGSLL | 978-1-61671-508-3 | Paperback | 5 3/8 x 8 3/8 | 80 pages | Language: English
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                                                                                              Look at the Light Words on Loss and Love from Sofia Cavalletti Patricia Coulter Order code: CGSLL | 978-1-61671-508-3 | Paperback | 5 3/8 x 8 3/8 | 80 pages | Language: EnglishDuring times of suffering, loss, and grief, each of us needs companions who console and strengthen us. As Christians, we also need to understand our experience in light of our faith. At such times, Sofia Cavalletti offered her friend Patricia Coulter such guidance and encouragement. We will all benefit from reading the...

                                                                                              Manual for Suffering by ??Fr. Jeffrey F. Kirby, STD
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                                                                                                by Fr. Jeffrey F. Kirby, STD Leatherette Cover, 312 pages If God is so good and so powerful, why is there suffering in our world? Why do good people suffer so much? How can we find value and meaning in the midst of the fallenness of the world? These questions—and many others—call for answers. The responses will determine our worldview and way of life. In the Manual for Suffering, the revealed, time-tested, and holistic answer from the depths of the Catholic faith is presented in all its beauty...

                                                                                                May I Walk You Home? Courage and Comfort for Caregivers of the Very Ill Author: Joyce Hutchison Author: Joyce Rupp
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                                                                                                  May I Walk You Home? Courage and Comfort for Caregivers of the Very Ill Author: Joyce Hutchison Author: Joyce Rupp Reissued on its tenth anniversary, May I Walk You Home? remains an invaluable resource for professional caregivers and loved ones assisting someone on their final journey home. Accompanied by the experience and empathy of hospice educator Joyce Hutchison and the wisdom and inspiration of best-selling author Joyce Rupp, readers will discover the courage necessary to embrace the...