Ave Maria Press has three new Lenten resources to help deepen your spiritual experience of Lent. Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur introduces us to Bringing Lent Home with Pope Francis, Sacred Reading for Lent 2016, and Stations of the Cross with the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus.
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Matthew Kelly of DynamicCatholic.com invites us to actually know Jesus in his latest book, “Rediscover Jesus: An Invitation.” He invites us to have a dynamic relationship with Jesus – one that would change our lives in more ways than we could ever imagine. Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur offers a review of this primer on Christian living.
Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur reviews “Our Lady, Undoer of Knots: A Living Novena” by Marge Fenelon. Each chapter begins with a quote from Pope Francis, includes Fenelon’s thoughts, then moves on to a prayer, rosary, and reflection questions. The book is intended to be used for nine days with one chapter being read and prayed each day.
Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur reviews “Pray with Me: Seven Simple Ways to Pray with Your Children” by Grace Mazza Urbanski, the director of Children’s Ministry for the Apostleship of Prayer in the United States. Grace offers both her personal and professional expertise in this guide to helping your children learn how to pray.
This week we’re discussing Chapter 6, “Do You Love Me?” from Unleashed, by Sonja Corbitt. Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur discusses our hidden desires, what they reveal, and how we can ask the Lord for help to both discern and carry out what He wants us to do for Him.
Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur reviews a book she calls “a page-turner, connecting St. Margaret Mary, St. Alphonsus, St. Therese, the Marian apparitions at Fatima, St. Faustina, St. Maximilian Kolbe, Polish history, and St. Pope John Paul II is what could be considered a Divine conspiracy.”
A Catholic Gardener’s Spiritual Almanac by Margaret Rose Realy is a “book designed to take your desire to be near God and find a way to make him more apparent through your gardens. We can bring elements of our faith into outdoor spaces to help us focus on prayer, see more clearly relevant Bible passages about nature and appreciate our Catholic heritage on a deeper level.”