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Latest Additions in Braille for Clients

January 2017

[In one volume, unless otherwise noted]

A Tree Full of Angels, by Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB. The Benedictine tradition and practice of divine reading made accessible for everyone. 3 vols.

Abide: Keeping Vigil with the Word of God, by Macrina Weiderkehr, OSB. In these scriptural meditations, the piercing reflective questions and personal prayers lead the reader into a deeper relationship with the Divine. The book lends itself not only to daily personal prayer and reflection, but to group faith sharing as well. 3 vols.

Arise Together in Christ, Season One, RENEW International, 2016. A parish-centered process of spiritual renewal and evangelization that enables people to deepen their faith, develop a closer relationship with Christ, grow in community, and reach out in service to others. 6 vols.

Articles on Mary. A collection of ten articles which have appeared in the Catholic Review from 2000-2011.

Canticle of the Sun, by St. Francis of Assisi. A poem written by St. Francis of Assisi praising God for some of the wonders of the world.

Celebrating Mercy: Jubilee year of Mercy 2015-2016, by the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization Jubilee Year of Mercy 2015-2016.

Dark Night of the Soul, by Saint John of the Cross. This spiritual masterpiece and classic of Christian literature and mysticism discusses the “dark night of the spirit,” which considers afflictions and pain suffered by the soul. It is followed by an extended explanation of divine love and the soul’s exultant union with God. (From online source: Christian Classics Ethereal Library.) 2 vols.

Favorite Novenas & Prayers. Compiled and edited by Norma Cronin Cassidy. A collection of classic novenas & prayers. 2 vols. .

Forgiveness: Following Jesus Into Radical Loving, by Paula Huston. The author examines the intellectual, psychological, social, and spiritual meanings of forgiveness. She asks tough questions and then offers possible solutions, drawing a portrait of a truly forgiving person.  2 vols.

Guidelines for Catholic-Jewish Relations, by the Secretariat for Catholic-Jewish Relations, Bishops’ Committee for Ecumenical & Interreligious Affairs, National Conference Catholic Bishops. Published by the USCCB.

Handbook for Lectors, by Rev. Peter Schineller, S.J. An instructional manual for lectors.

Jesuits Saints and Selected Blesseds, Collected and Edited by Tom Rochford, SJ. Biographies of fifty Jesuit saints and 140 Jesuits who have been declared Blessed. 3 vols.

Jesus our Eucharistic Love: Eucharistic Life Exemplified by the Saints, by Fr. Stefano M. Manelli, FI. A treasure of Eucharistic devotional writings and examples from the Saints showing their Eucharistic love and devotion.

Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice, by James Allison. Alison’s approach to faith will appeal to those seeking an authentic faith, to doubters who are looking for fresh views, and to those who have survived harmful theologies and church practices. 6 vols.

My Saint Pio Prayer Book. A treasury of prayers from the Padre Pio Foundation of America.

My Sisters the Saints: A Spiritual Memoir, by Colleen Carroll Campbell. The author blends her personal narrative of spiritual seeking, trials, stumbles, and breakthroughs with the stories of six women saints who profoundly changed her life: Teresa of Avila, Therese of Lisieux, Faustina of Poland, Edith Stein of Germany, Mother Teresa of Calcutta, and Mary of Nazareth. 3 vols.

Novena to Our Lady of Knock, by the Knock Shrine Office.

101 Questions & Answers On the Crusades & The Inquisition, by John Vidmar, OP. Takes an honest look at two controversial events in Christian history, showing in what ways the seemingly different historical events are related, and undoing several misconceptions about both. 2 vols.

Prayers for Vocations, by United States Conference of Catholic Bishop. Forty-one prayers composed by the USCCB. .

Prayers of St. Francis of Assisi, Compiled from Online Sources. Prayers written by St. Francis of Assisi. A short booklet. 

Silence, by Shusaku Endo. A fictional novel, which tells the story of a Jesuit missionary sent to 17th century Japan, who endures persecution in the time of Kakure Kirishitan (“Hidden Christians”) that followed the defeat of the Shimabara Rebellion. 3 vols.

Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion, by Gregory Boyle. A series of parables about kinship and redemption from pastor, activist, and renowned speaker, Fr. Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles. Reader warning: Strong language. 3 Vols.

The Angels and Us, by Mortimer J. Adler. Examines the main questions raised by theologians and philosophers over the twenty-four centuries since angelic beings were first thought about. (This is a complete revision of the 2004 edition.) 4 vols.

The Lawyer’s Relic & A Grandfather’s Dilemma: Two Novellas of Faith & Integrity, by Julian Bauer. This book tells two different stories. The first deals with the dilemma of an agnostic lawyer and the second, the problem of an elderly man, both who must face issues of life, faith and integrity. 3 vols.

The Shed that Fed A Million Children: The Mary’s Meals Story, by Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow. Chronicles the work of MacFarlane-Barrow to feed the world’s children. 4 Vols.

The Story of Knock, by Father James, OFM, Cap. (EWTN) The story of Mary’s apparition at Knock in Ireland, a short booklet.

Three Minutes A Day, Volume 51, 2017, Toni Rossi, Editor-In-Chief. Published by The Christophers. Daily three minute meditations with short vignettes, covering 12 months of the year. 4 vols.

Twelve Little Ways to Transform Your Heart: Lessons in Holiness and Evangelization from St. Thérèse of Lisieux, by Susan Muto. Explains how twelve facets of the Little Way of Spiritual Childhood can enhance the evangelical mission of the Church. 3 Vols.

Would you Baptize An Extraterrestrial? ... and Other Questions from the Astronomers’ In-Box at the Vatican Observatory, by Br. Guy Consolmango, SJ and Fr. Paul Mueller, SJ. Witty and thought provoking, two Vatican astronomers shed provocative light on some of the strange places where religion and science meet. 6 vols.

You’ll Never Be younger: A Good News Spirituality for Those over 60, by William J. O’Malley. Teaches how to use Spirituality to help live with enthusiasm in the later years of life. 3 vols.

Young Adult

Guidelines for Altar Servers, Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Handbook for young Altar Servers.

Sophie Wonders about Eucharist.

Sophie Wonders about Confirmation.

This Is Our Church: A Guide for Children, by Msgr. James A. Comiskey. Explains the different parts of a Catholic church, such as the altar, ambo, music center, and confessional.

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