Holy Martyrs Catholic Church

For Lent

Becoming Who You Are

Buy now at Amazon.com Fr. James Martin, SJ presents insights on the true self from Thomas Merton and other saints. Concise and clear, inviting, compelling and challenging, Fr. Martin’s story-telling leads us to discover our deepest self, the place where we dwell with God, and to live out of who we really are … freeing […]

Prayers for the Domestic Church

Buy now at Amazon.com Prayers for the Domestic Church: A Handbook for Worship in the Home provides a wide and deep source for those who recognize that the holiness of every day life and the prayers of families nourish and guide human flourishing. Early Christian communities met in homes and Vatican II called for a renewed […]

Cardinal Bernardin’s Stations of the Cross

Buy now at Amazon.com Cardinal Bernardin’s Stations of the Cross: Transforming Our Grief and Loss into a New Life provides insights into the mystery of Jesus’ suffering, death and resurrection by weaving in events and reflections from this modern-day life of a priest many see as likely to become a recognized saint.

Death on a Friday Afternoon

Buy now at Amazon.com Death on a Friday Afternoon: Meitations on the Last Words of Jesus From the Cross offers Fr. Richard John Neuhaus’ reflections on the meaning of Good Friday. Each leads us to the heart of the mystery of human suffering and while not solving, illuminates the moments of enlightenment and insight readers […]

The Feast: Reflections on the Bread of Life

Buy now at Amazon.com The Feast: Reflections on the Bread of Life is offers short but memorable glimpses into the mystery of human life and love, God giving us Himself as Bread, feeding our bodies and souls. Beautifully weaving narratives from scripture and literature, The Feast is rich food indeed.

Lent and Easter Wisdom

Buy now at Amazon.com This inspiring companion for Lent lifts our hearts with prayer, scripture and insightful and uplifting quotes from the work of G.K. Chesterton, giving us daily ways to live out this hope we share. Collected by the Center for the study of C.S.Lewis and Friends, which seeks to further the kingdom of […]

Lent and Easter Wisdom from Thomas Merton

Buy now at Amazon.com Thomas Merton’s view of Lent remembers the original meaning of Lent as the “ver sacrum, the church’s ‘holy spring’ in which the catechumens were prepared for their baptism’…not a season of punishment so much as one of healing.” Daily reflections, scripture, prayers, and suggestions for journaling are included.

The Sign of the Cross

Buy now at Amazon.com Bert Ghezzi’s The Sign of the Cross: Recovering the Power of thet Ancient Prayer is short but insightful, a beautiful reminder of the signifcance and meaning of this prayer which can open us up to deeper communion with God.

The Spirituality of Imperfection

Buy now at Amazon.com Understanding and accepting that we are not perfect sounds easy but is painful and challenging. With over a hundred stories and insights from wisdom traditions readers find encouragement, inspiration and hope that in accepting the limits of our human condition we can grow and move toward serentiy and wholeness.

Sacred Space for Lent 2011

Buy now at Amazon.com Sacred Space offers readers daily meditations on daily scriptures online; Saced Space for Lent 2011 by the Irish Jesuits offers a collecttion of thoughtful and prayerful yet brief essays to help busy readers enter more fully into Lent and open themselves to a deeper prayer life and relationship with God in the […]

What the Mystics Know

Buy now at Amazon.com What the Mystics Know: Seven Profound Principles for Discovering Your Deeper Self presents Fr. Richard Rohr’s insights over twenty-five years to help the reader to go deeper, to see how even pain can transform us into beacons of hope, aiding in the transformation of ourselves and others. Scripture and great religious writers provide texts to […]

Wondrous Encounters

Buy now at Amazon.com Franciscan Fr. Richard Rohr provides a beautiful invitation to go deeper, to see ourselves as we are and present ourselves more honestly to God, who has made us in His own image and loves us beyond all understanding. As usual, Rohr opens up scripture to help readers see more clearly,so that we […]

Habits of the Soul

Buy now at Amazon.com Habits of the Soul: Learning to Live on Purpose offers a way to become more aware of one’s deepest priorities in order to be free to live out of that deepest sense of being a human being made by God in the image and likeness of God in order to become fully human. Challenging, reassuring, inspiring […]