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10 Questions About Annulment , Joseph M. Champlin
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10 Tips for Married Couples Love for the Long Haul, Susan Vogt
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A Consistent Ethic of Life , Kenneth R. Overberg, S.J.
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A Look at Pope Benedict’s New Encyclical Christ Our Hope, John Feister
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A New Look at the RCIA Journey for the Entire Parish, Rita Burns Senseman
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A Prayer-a-Day for Advent , Michael J. Daley
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A Prayer-a-Day for Lent With Daily Faith Heroes, Alice Camille
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A Tour of a Catholic Church , Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M., S.T.D.
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A Walk Through the Mass: A Step-by-Step Explanation, Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M.
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Abortion: What the Church Teaches, Helen Alvaré
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Acts of the Apostles , Ronald D. Witherup, S.S.
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Adam, Eve and Original Sin , Michael D. Guinan, O.F.M.
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Advent Celebrating Promise, Joy, Hope, Kenneth R. Overberg, S.J.
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Advent Daily Reflections Gathered Around the Table in Hope, Elizabeth Bookser Barkley
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Advent Reflections Longing for Peace, Pat Fanning
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Advent: Waiting in Joyful Hope, Julie Irwin Zimmerman
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Advent: Day by Day , Alice Camille
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Advent: Open Wide the Doors To Christ , Elizabeth Bookser Barkley
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Agony in the Garden Understanding the Passion of Jesus, Ronald Rolheiser
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AIDS and the Consistent Ethic of Life , Kenneth R. Overberg, S.J.
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AIDS: A Worsening Crisis Challenges Church and Society, Kenneth R. Overberg, S.J.
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Anointing the Sick: A Parish Sacrament, Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M., Th.D.
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Are Our Images of God Growing? , Pat McCloskey, O.F.M.
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Ash Wednesday: Our Shifting Understanding of Lent, Lawrence E. Mick
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Baptism Our Lifelong Call, Nicholas Lohkamp
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Being Catholic Today Light to the Nations, Father Robert Barron
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Being Truly Catholic Today , Rembert G. Weakland, O.S.B.
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Biblical Jerusalem City of Tears, City of Hope, Donald Senior, C.P.
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Bringing Your Marriage Into the Church , Msgr. Joseph M. Champlin
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Catholic Schools Today Why They're Right for Your Child, Robert J. Kealey
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Catholic Schools: Six Secrets of Success, Kathryn Ann Connelly
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Changes in the Mass: The New General Instruction, Lawrence E. Mick
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Choosing and Using a Bible: Choosing and Using a Bible: What Catholics Should Know, Ronald D. Witherup, S.S.
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Christian Spirituality: Many Styles—One Spirit, Michael D. Guinan, O.F.M.
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Cohabitation Before Marriage , Joseph M. Champlin
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Communion of Saints Key to the Eucharist, William H. Shannon
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Confirmation A Deepening of Our Christian Identity, Carol Luebering
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Conversion: Being Born Again and Again and Again, Rev. James B. Dunning
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Creating a Culture of Vocation , Sister Janet Gildea, S.C.
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Creating a Place for Peace , Karen Berry, O.S.F. Berry, O.S.F.
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Creationism What's a Catholic to Do?, Michael D. Guinan
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Cremation New Options for Catholics, Fran Helner
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Day by Day Through Lent Fasting From Our Clutter, Susan K. Rowland
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Eight Good Reasons for Being Catholic , Richard Rohr, O.F.M., and Joseph Martos
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End-of-Life Ethics Preparing Now for the Hour of Death, Kenneth R. Overberg, S.J.
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Eucharist A Short History, Alfred McBride, O. Praem.
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Eucharist: Heart of the Church, John Paul II's encyclical Ecclesia de Eucharistia in condensed form
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Eucharist: Food for Mission, Pope John Paul II's 2004 Message Eucharist and Mission
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Eucharist: Sign and Source of Christian Unity, Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M., S.T.D.
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Eucharist: Understanding Christ's Body, William H. Shannon
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Examen of Consciousness: Finding God in All Things, Phyllis Zagano
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Faithful Citizens: Bringing Moral Vision to Public Life, The U.S. bishops’ Pastoral on Civic Responsibility in condensed form
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Faithful Citizenship The Challenge of Forming Consciences, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
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Faithful Citizenship: A Catholic Call to Political Responsibility (condensed version), The U.S. Bishops offer Catholic principles to voters
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Finding Jesus in the Eucharist Four Ways He Is Present, Rev. Lawrence E. Mick
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Finding the Heart of Jesus' Life: Looking at Jesus in the Gospels, Kenneth R. Overberg, S.J.
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First Communion Joining the Family Table, Carol Luebering
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Forgiveness in Our Church Today: Key to Healing, Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M.
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From Passover to Eucharist God's Liberating Love, Rev. Lawrence E. Mick
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God Is Love , Pope Benedict's First Encyclical in Condensed Form
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Godparents and Sponsors What Is Expected of Them Today?, William F. Wegher
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God's Love Is Free The Banquet Says It All, Richard Rohr, O.F.M.
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Have Sacraments Changed? , Mark R. Francis, C.S.V.
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Healing Your Painful Memories , M. Elaine Dillhunt, O.S.B.
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Holy Day Vs. Holiday Making Christmas Less Commercial, Dan Andriacco
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How Catholics Understand Grace , John Bookser Feister
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How God Invites Us to Grow Six Stages of Faith Development, Rev. Richard J. Sweeney
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How Halloween Can Be Redeemed , Page McKean Zyromski
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How Shall I Fast? Daily Meditations for Lent, Mark E. Thibodeaux, S.J.
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How Should We Think About the Poor? A Bishop Reflects, Bishop Kenneth E. Untener
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How the Spirit Guides the Church Two Views in Matthew and John, William H. Shannon
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How to Celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation Today , Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M., S.T.D.
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How to Handle Anger With God , Pat McCloskey, O.F.M.
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How to Participate More Actively in the Mass , Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M., S.T.D.
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Human Sexuality: 'Wonderful Gift' and 'Awesome Responsibility', Richard Sparks, C.S.P.
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In Search of the Real Mary , Elizabeth Johnson, C.S.J.
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In Support of Life , The U.S. Bishops' New Pro-Life Plan in Condensed Form
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In the Desert with Jesus: Biblical Themes of Lent, Michael D. Guinan, O.F.M.
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Infallibility and Church Authority: The Spirit’s Gift to the Whole Church, Kenneth R. Overberg, S.J.
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Interchurch Marriages: How to Help Them Succeed, Elizabeth Bookser Barkley
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Introducing St. Paul the Apostle His Life and His Mission, Ronald D. Witherup, S.S.
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Is the Mass a Meal? , Charles Gusmer
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Is the Mass Still a Sacrifice? , Patrick McCloskey, O.F.M.
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Islam What Catholics Should Know, Mary Margaret Funk, O.S.B.
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Jesus Christ: Why the Word Became Flesh, Stephen Doyle, O.F.M.
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Jesus the Jew , Father J. Patrick Mullen
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JUBILEE 2000: How You Can Build a Better World A Better World, The U.S. bishops’ Everyday Christianity condensed
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Lent Day By Day: Doing What God Asks, Karen Sue Smith
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Lent, Day by Day , Elizabeth Bookser Barkley
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Lenten Customs Baptism Is the Key, Rev. Lawrence E. Mick
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Letting God In Daily Meditations for Lent, Richard Rohr, O.F.M.
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Liturgy: The Church's 'Work' of Praising God, Carol Luebering
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Many Faces in God's House , Virgilio P. Elizondo, Jamie T. Phelps, Ph.D., and Peter C. Phan
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Mary and the Millennium , Avery Dulles, S.J.
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Mary Magadalene Redeeming Her Gospel Role, Carol Ann Morrow
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Mary of History , Robert P. Maloney
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Mass and Communion Service What's the Difference?, Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M.
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Natural Family Planning Key to Intimacy, Fletcher Doyle
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New Guide to Teaching the Faith A Popular Overview of the General Directory for Catechesis, Daniel S. Mulhall and Maureen Shaughnessy, S.C.
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O Come, O Come, Emmanuel Prayer for the Jubilee, Kathy Coffey
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Parish Ministry Today We're All in It Together, adapted from Cardinal Roger Mahony's pastoral letter on ministry
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Participating Fully at Sunday Mass An Adaptation of Gather Faithfully Together: A Guide for Sunday Mass, Cardinal Roger Mahony
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Praying for Christian Unity 100-year Anniversary of Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Fr. James F. Loughran, S.A.
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Praying the Our Father With the Pope , From Jesus of Nazareth by Pope Benedict XVI
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Praying With Lenten Scripture Day by Day, Christopher M. Bellitto
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Preparing for Marriage 10 Tools for the Journey, William Urbine
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Racial Reconciliation , Cardinal Francis E. George's Pastoral on Racism, Dwell in My Love, in Condensed Form
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Raptured or Not? A Catholic Understanding, Michael D. Guinan, O.F.M., Ph.D.
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Real Presence in the Eucharist , Jeffrey D. VonLehmen
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Sacrament of Holy Orders: Priesthood in Transition, Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M., Th.D.
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Sacrament of Marriage: Sign of Faithful Love, Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M., Th.D.
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Sacrament of Reconciliation Celebrating the Mercy of God, Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M.
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Sacraments of Initiation: Sacraments of Invitation, Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M., S.T.D.
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Sacraments: It All Starts With Jesus, Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M.
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SAINTS Holy and Human, Michael D. Guinan, O.F.M.
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Single Catholics— Making Them Feel at Home, Trudelle Thomas
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Stem Cell Research and Human Cloning Questions and Answers, The Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities, U.S. Catholic Bishops' Conference
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Stem-Cell Research How Catholic Ethics Guide Us, Thomas A. Shannon
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Stillness in Lent: Day by Day, Phyllis Zagano, Ph.D.
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Strangers No Longer Together on the Journey of Hope, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and Conferencia del Episcopado Mexicano
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Sunday Mass: Easter All Year Long, Pope John Paul II
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Ten Tips for Better Confessions— The Gift of Reconciliation, Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M., S.T.D.
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The Annunciation The Angel's Message to Mary, Edward Sri, S.T.D.
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The Bible and Prayer Themes From the Synod, Michael D. Guinan, O.F.M.
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The Bible: How the Many Versions Came About, Arthur E. Zannoni
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The Challenge of Peace , The U.S. Bishops' Pastoral Letter on War and Peace, "The Challenge of Peace: God's Promise and Our Response," in Condensed Form
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The Christian Family Tree: Celebrating Jesus Together, Thomas Bokenkotter
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The Death of Jesus and Anti-Semitism Seeking Interfaith Understanding, Raymond E. Brown, S.S.
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The Death Penalty: Why the Church Speaks a Countercultural Message, Kenneth R. Overberg, S.J.
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The Fundamentalist Challenge , Raymond E. Brown, S.S.
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The Future of the Papacy , William H. Shannon
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The Gospel of Life , An abbreviated version of Pope John Paul II's Pro-life Encyclical
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The Incarnation Why God Wanted to Become Human, Kenneth R. Overberg, S.J.
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The 'Last Things' Death, Judgment, Heaven and Hell, Carol Luebering
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The Luminous Mysteries: Exploring Five Major Events in Jesus' Public Ministry, Jack Wintz, O.F.M.
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The Mass: What's Ahead Preview of the Roman Missal's New Instruction, James P. Moroney
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The Priesthood Today We're All in This Together, James Martin, S.J.
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The Real Presence Jesus' Gift to the Church, John Bookser Feister
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The Resurrection: How We Know It's True, William H. Shannon
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The Rosary of the Virgin Mary , Pope John Paul II's Apostolic Letter Rosarium Virginis Mariae in condensed form
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The Rosary: A Gospel Prayer, Thomas A. Thompson, S.M., and Jack Wintz, O.F.M.
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The Rosary: A Prayer for All Seasons, Gloria Hutchinson
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The Sacrament of Baptism: Celebrating the Embrace of God, Sandra DeGidio, O.S.M.
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The Sacrament of Marriage , Mary and James Kenny
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The Sacrament of Reconciliation: Celebrating God's Forgiveness, Sandra DeGidio, O.S.M.
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The Sacrament of the Eucharist What Has Happened to My Devotion?, Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M.
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The U.S. Bishops' Between Man and Woman Questions and Answers About Marriage and Same-Sex Unions,
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Treasures of Vatican II Our Compass for the Future, Edward P. Hahnenberg, Ph.D.
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Understanding Sin Today , Richard M. Gula, S.S.
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Vatican II: The Vision Lives On Thirty years after the Council, Leonard Foley, O.F.M.
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Vocations: How Is God Calling Me?, Fidelis Tracy, C.D.P.
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What Are Sacraments? , Joseph Martos
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What Catholics Believe A Popular Overview of Catholic Teaching, Leonard Foley, O.F.M.
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What Does It Mean to 'Be Church'? , Greg Friedman, O.F.M.
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What Is 'Just War' Today? , Thomas A. Shannon
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What Is 'the Kingdom of God'? , Richard P. McBrien
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What It Means to Be Catholic Satisfying 12 Human Needs, Msgr. Joseph M. Champlin
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Who Will Be Saved? What Catholics Believe About Salvation, Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M.
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Why Be Catholic? , William J. O'Malley, S.J.
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Why Catholics Care for Creation , Joan Brown, O.S.F.
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Why Catholics Celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday , Rev. Alfred McBride, O.Praem.
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Why I Go to Mass , Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M.
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Why Must I Suffer ? , Jack Wintz, O.F.M.
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Why the Church is Granting More Annulments , Jeffrey Keefe, O.F.M.Conv.
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Why the Church Opposes Assisted Suicide , Wilton D. Gregory, S.L.D.
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World Religions: A Primer for Catholics, Virginia Smith
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Your Conscience and Church Teaching How do they fit together?, Nicholas Lohkamp, O.F.M.


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