A Pilgrimage of Race and Grace
Alison M. Benders
Recollecting America's Original Sin: A Pilgrimage of Race and Grace journeys into antiblack racism throughout US history through a Christian spirituality lens. The reflections are fashioned as a spiri ...
In Imitation of Abraham
2021 Association of Catholic Publishers third place award in inspirational How do you encounter the mystery of the other? This is the central question at the heart of spiritual direction and central t ...
Stories, Teachings, and Sources
John Michael Talbot
The spirituality and lives of the desert fathers and mothers are often seen as the beginning and end of Christian monastic life. Their stories and messages inspire not only the most devout Christians ...
St. Teresa of Avila and St. John of the Cross on Spiritual Direction
Mark O'Keefe, OSB
The Christian life is a grand journey. And like any pilgrimage along unfamiliar roads, we can benefit from having experienced guides and trustworthy companions along the way.Through their classic spir ...
Rethinking the Christian Desert Tradition
2021 Catholic Media Association Award honorable mention award in spirituality - classical In Desert Daughters, Desert Sons, professor Rachel Wheeler argues that a new reading of the texts of the ...
Monastic Spirituality and the Life of the Church
Luigi Gioia, OSB; Translated by Barry M. Hudock
2021 Catholic Media Association Award first place award in spirituality - contemporary Monastic spirituality has much to offer Christians who live far beyond monastery walls. In Saint Benedict's Wisd ...
Thomas Merton's Monastic Spirituality
Bonnie B. Thurston; Foreword by Paul Quenon, OCSO
To understand the life and thought of Thomas Merton, one must understand him as a monk. After introducing his vocation and entrance into the Trappist order, this book highlights some of his basic spir ...
Theology and Practice, Communal and Personal
Ladislas Orsy, SJ
Pope Francis has said, "Discernment is a choice of courage."In this little wisdom book, Professor Ladislas Orsy shows contemporary readers a well-tested way to listen to the Holy Spirit within and amo ...
Steps on the Road to Your Soul
Mark A. Villano
2021 Association of Catholic Publishers first place award in inspirational 2021 Catholic Media Association Award second place award in popular studies Words of Scripture. Symbols of faith. Do you e ...
Blessed Gabriella Sagheddu; Translated by David Lavich, OCSO, with introduction by Mariella Carpinello
During her short life as a Cistercian nun in the Italian monastery of Grottaferrata, Blessed Maria Gabriella Sagheddu wrote detailed letters about her life there to her family in Sardinia and to her f ...
The Theology and Practice of Christian Prayer
Gerhard Lohfink; Translated by Linda M. Maloney
A lot of people would like to learn to pray all over again. Others are not so sure they ought to pray. They want to know whether prayer will help them and, more than that, whether it will be of any us ...
(for when it gets really bad)
In 2018, Betsy Johnson’s life went sideways. She was diagnosed with breast cancer, had to undergo chemo and radiation, and was asked for a divorce she didn’t want. Betsy knew there were all kinds of t ...
Exploring Ignatian Sprirituality
Brian O'Leary, SJ
In recent years Ignatian spirituality has experienced a resurgence. There has been a widespread desire to learn more about Ignatius and his legacy, and many people have made the Spiritual Exercises in ...
The Evolving Practice of Lectio Divina
Raymond Studzinski, OSB
Lectio divina, the ancient practice of prayerful reading, is a font whose waters are waiting to quench the thirst of spiritual seekers, both beginners on the spiritual journey and experienced traveler ...
Spiritual Desire in Bernard of Clairvaux's Sermons on the Song of Songs
Michael Casey OCSO
Saint Bernard chose the Song of Songs as the vehicle for expressing his deepest and highly personal longing for God, his striving for 'full knowledge, clear vision, a strong bond of union, a relations ...