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AN ASTONISHING SECRET
The Love Story of Creation and the Wonder of You
Daniel O'Leary

Inspired by writings of Pope Francis, this book offers exciting revelations about God, Creation, Incarnation, and the Wonder of You. Be prepared to fall in love again with a God - and read this book as you would a love-letter from God!
2017 pb 254pp R335.00




THE UNIVERSAL CHRIST
How a forgotten reality can change everything we see, hope for and believe
Richard Rohr

Richard Rohr, one of the world's most influential spiritual thinkers, delivers his long-awaited book on Jesus.
2019 pb 260pp R235.00




THE GLORY OF THE CROSS
A Journey through Holy Week and Easter
VINCENT NICHOLS

Cardinal Vincent Nichols invites you to join him on a journey through the world-changing events of Holy Week and Easter, as he reflects on their eternal significance for all believers
2019 pb 120pp R210.00




THE GRACE-FILLED WILDERNESS
A journey through Lent
MAGDALEN SMITH

A vibrant and heartfelt Lent book exploring how God's grace is threaded through even our darkest experiences.
Magdalen Smith invites us to consider a series of subjects that are double-edged -They can bring us life or, if we handle them in the wrong way, drain life from us. 
Our appetites, our identity, our work, our sense of freedom and our struggles with anxiety and pain are explored in connection with what it means to be a follower of Jesus. 
2019 pb 216pp R210.00




CHURCH CHUCKLES
The big book of Catholic jokes
With 60 cartoons by Conrad
COLLATED AND EDITED BY GUNTHER SIMMERMACHER

500 great Catholic jokes, sorted by themes, with 60 cartoons by Conrad, from The Southern Cross, Catholic Newspaper
2019 pb 218pp R180.00



 


DOMESTIC MONASTERY
Ronald Rolheiser

What is a monastery? A monastery is a place set apart—a place to learn the blessings of powerlessness, and that time is not ours but God’s. Our home and our duties can, just like a monastery, teach us those things. The vocation of monastic men and women is to physically withdraw from the world. But the principle is equally valid for those of us who cannot go off to monasteries. Certain vocations offer the same kind of opportunity for contemplation, and provide a desert for reflection.
In ten brief and powerful chapters, Fr. Ron explores how monastery life can apply to those who don't live in a cloister
2019 pb 89pp R148.00



ALIVE IN GOD 
A Christian imagination
Timothy Radcliffe

“After an introduction, the book is ordered into a Christian schema of four sections: Imagination, Journeying, Teaching, and The Risen Life. There is much to be commended within them — to name but two: an effective defense of the importance of dogma, and a moving commendation of non‑violence, so essential to the identity of the Early Church and, as he notes, not necessarily to be equated with pacifism.
I appreciated particularly a refreshing exposition of the healing of the blind man in Acts 3, which, as the author puts it, launches the mission of the Church, which had been inaugurated with “the breathing of God’s breath, holy breath, the breath of love”.
Radcliffe suggests that central to the dulling of the Christian imagination in our society is the triumph of what Pope Francis terms “the technocratic imagination”, which blinds us to the presence of the transcendent by viewing everything as just “thing”, to be used. Radcliffe reminds us that we have allies in the novelists and poets whom he quotes with such force and abandon to counteract “the globalisation of superficiality”, which subverts faith.
This book can be a great encouragement in alerting its readers to where those allies can be found, and to the Christian hope that promises life in abundance now.”
-Dr John Inge,  Bishop of Worcester, UK (Review in The Church Times)
2019 pb 424p R295.00