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A Layman's Guide to the Liturgy of the Hours

$14.95

The Liturgy of the Hours, also known as the Divine Office or the breviary, is an important vehicle for advancing in the spiritual life. Fr. Gallagher takes what can be a confusing and complicated way of praying and makes it accessible for all Catholics. Relying on insights from popes and saints, as well as on his five decades of experience in praying the Liturgy of the Hours, Fr. Gallagher opens our eyes to this spiritual treasury and shows us how, by means of its sanctifying rhythm, it will help us progress on your spiritual journey. Soon, you will be among the multitude of Catholics who pray the Hours daily and are richly blessed by the flow of graces these prayers yield.

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Praying the Rosary with Venerable Bruno Lanteri

The Oblates of the Virgin Mary
$3.95
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The newest book by the Oblates of the Virgin Mary and the first in the Nunc Coepi Series.

This pocket book provides a companion Scriptural passage and excerpt from the writings of Venerable Bruno to help the reader meditate on the fruits of each Mystery of the Holy Rosary.

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Eucharistic Adoration with Venerable Bruno Lanteri: What It Is and How to Do It

The Oblates of the Virgin Mary
$3.95
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The second book in the Nunc Coepi Series by the Oblates of the Virgin Mary introduces the reader to Eucharistic Adoration. For those who Adore regularly, there are prayers and insights from Venerable Bruno Lanteri to enhance their visit with the Lord.

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The Pope & the CEO: John Paul II's Leadership Lessons to a Young Swiss Guard

Andreas Widmer
$12.95

Andreas Widmer gives a behind-the-scenes look into Pope John Paul II and reveals how those memories shaped and forged his success as a corporate executive. In what papal biographer George Weigel calls a powerful example of leadership at work, Widmer recounts his personal experiences serving Blessed Pope John Paul II in the Swiss Guard, and the secrets of successful leadership that he learned at the feet of the great pope.

The Pope & the CEO: John Paul II’s Leadership Lessons to a Young Swiss Guard is a guidebook for people seeking to integrate faith into all aspects of their lives—particularly their professional work. Inspired by the role Pope St. John Paul II played in the life of Andreas Widmer, a former Swiss Guard, The Pope & the CEO outlines key principles of successful leadership for executives, CEOs, entrepreneurs, small business owners, or any leader in the workplace.

The topics explored in The Pope & the CEO include:

  • The Importance of Vocation
  • The Power of Prayer
  • Ethics and the Human Person
  • Exercising Your Free Will
  • Bridging the Paradox of Planning for the Future yet Living in the Present
  • The Value of Cultivating and Synchronizing Talent
  • The Testimony of Right Action
  • All Things in Moderation
  • Intentional Humility and Poverty
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Setting Captives Free: Personal Reflections on Ignatian Discernment of Spirits

Timothy Gallagher, OMV
$21.95
Setting Captives Free: Personal Reflections on Ignatian Discernment

Fr. Gallagher explores additional understandings and applications of the Ignatian rules. These personal reflections have arisen from the delight—and the labor—of learning and sharing the rules, witnessing the joy and hope they have given to so many. These Ignatian guidelines set captives free from the discouragement and sadness of spiritual desolation. They offer hope precisely where persons may have felt hope was not possible—and so release new energy for the spiritual journey.  In this book, also Fr. Gallagher shares his personal experience of the blessing of these rules.

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Awakening Love: An Ignatian Retreat with the Song of Songs

$17.95

*Was a finalist for the 2018 Excellence in Publishing Award from the Association of Catholic Publishers*

Discover God’s personal love for you through this Ignatian retreat with the Song of Songs! Ignatian spiritual director and priest Greg Cleveland, OMV draws the reader into a personal experience of Ignatian spirituality through embracing this often-ignored book of the Bible. The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius have had a tremendous impact in the history of the Church, while the Song of Songs is the most sublime book of Scripture describing mystical union with God in prayer.

“Awakening Love brings us back to the core truth of all time: Jesus is the greatest good in our lives. Writing with insight, passion, and pastoral verve, Fr. Cleveland shows us how to respond to God’s gift with total self-giving that is both appropriate and supremely joyful.”
-Fr. Peter John Cameron, O.P., Editor-in-Chief, Magnificat

“Fr. Cleveland was my novice master. He taught me the Ignatian way of prayer, led my thirty-day retreat, and prepared me to give my life to God as a religious. Reading his new book, I see that while he is no longer my novice master, he’s still the master. His rich reflections and powerful culling of sources in the spirit of St. Ignatius will awaken a deep love for the Lord.”
-Fr. Michael E. Gaitley, MIC, author of Consoling the Heart of Jesus: A Do-It-Yourself Retreat Inspired by the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius

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Total Consecration Through The Mysteries Of The Rosary

$14.95
Total Consecration Through the Mysteries of the Rosary

Since Mary is the best path to Jesus and since she herself insists on daily recitation of the Rosary, Fr. Ed Broom has developed this powerful do-it-yourself retreat that culminates in the total consecration to Jesus through Mary by focusing on the Mysteries of the Rosary and the Seven Sorrows of Mary — and all it takes is a few moments each day!

For years Fr. Ed Broom has transformed lives by leading this five-week retreat in Southern California. Now, for the very first time, that retreat is available in book form for those who cannot attend one of Father’s retreats in person. Here you’ll find the entire retreat program to bring you closer to Our Lady and to Our Lord: Scripture readings keyed to each Rosary decade, Fr. Broom’s succinct meditations on each Mystery, daily prayers, and wise but practical steps to help you gain the most from each meditation as you draw daily closer to your retreat’s culmination in the fifth week: your own Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary.

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From Humdrum To Holy

$14.95
From Humdrum to Holy

Do you attend Mass out of love rather than obligation?
Are you closer to God now than you were a year ago?
Are you able to keep a consistent prayer life?

Fr. Ed will walk you through the simple steps to creating a plan of life — your roadmap to the heights of holiness. In a clear, methodical, and practical way, you’ll learn how to cultivate virtues like patience and purity — virtues that are difficult to attain but essential for happiness in this life and getting into heaven in the next! You’ll discover some of the most potent Catholic traditions, such as lectio divina, that have made saints out of countless sinners. And he’ll show you how to transform pious practices such as Confession and Eucharistic adoration into a powerhouse of graces flooding into your soul. And finally, you’ll learn how to keep your spiritual life strong by forming a healthy conscience, and how the pains of suffering can be transformed into the tears of joy.

“I’m a direct beneficiary of Fr. Ed Broom’s extraordinary zeal for souls. His passionate pastoral concern for lost sheep helped bring me back to the practice of my Catholic Faith in high school, and his stirring homilies enkindled in me an ardent desire for holiness. I pray that the potent practical wisdom of these pages will inspire many others to strive for greater sanctity.”

Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC
Author, 33 Days to Merciful Love

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Begin Again: The Life and Spiritual Legacy of Bruno Lanteri

$16.90
Begin Again

In this biography of the Venerable Bruno Lanteri (1759–1830), founder of the Oblates of the Virgin Mary, Fr. Gallagher tells the story of a man who served God and the Church courageously in times of persecution, ready to pay the price. Ven. Lanteri’s lifelong struggles with health, his dedicated service to priests, religious, and laity that rendered him “the man of a hundred tongues and a hundred arms,” his love for the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, his deep prayer, his struggles to overcome his limitations, his enduring quest for holiness, his message of God’s mercy to the disheartened, and his invitation to begin again in times of failure, are detailed in this book. This book is for all who seek inspiration in living their faith amid the vicissitudes and struggles of daily life.

“A man who sought always to remain in the background
is brought forward in this book
so that all can begin again to discover his virtues
and appreciate his influence today.”

—Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I., Archbishop of Chicago

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Praying the Liturgy of the Hours, A Personal Journey

$13.00

In this book, Fr. Gallagher reflects on the experience of forty years of praying the Liturgy of the Hours. The Second Vatican Council taught with great emphasis that this is a prayer for the entire People of God. Fr. Gallagher’s book offers encouragement both to those who already pray the Liturgy of the Hours and to those who may wish to undertake this prayer.

“Father Gallagher writes a captivating account
on the spiritual richness found in the Liturgy of the Hours.
Those currently praying the Liturgy of the Hours regularly,
or those aspiring to pray, will greatly benefit
from Father Gallagher’s numerous insights
and helpful resources.”.

—His Eminence Donald Cardinal Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington

“I warmly recommend this book to anyone—
clergy, religious, or laity—
who wishes to pray the Liturgy of the Hours
with greater attentiveness and devotion.”

—His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York

“In this thoughtful and well-crafted book,
Fr. Timothy Gallagher provides some very helpful clarification
regarding the theology and spirituality
that inform the Liturgy of the Hours.
His honest and searching self-examination will prove invaluable
to anyone who has undertaken the responsibility
of praying this great prayer of the Church.”

—Fr. Robert Barron, Rector of Mundelein Seminary
Author of Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith

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Discernment of Spirits: An Ignatian Guide for Everyday Living

$17.95

Fr. Gallagher helps us understand St. Ignatius of Loyola’s Rules for Discernment and how their insights are invaluable for our spiritual growth today. By integrating the Rules and the experience of contemporary people, Fr. Gallagher shows the precision, clarity, and insight of Ignatius’s Rules. This book is for all who desire greater awareness of God’s action in their daily spiritual lives, and is valuable reading for retreat directors, spiritual directors, priests, and counselors.

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Discernment of Spirits: An Ignatian Guide for Everyday Living, Audio Book

$35.00
Discernment of Spirits Audio Book

This title is also available as an audio book, read by Fr. Daniel P. Barron, O.M.V. The book comes on 8 CDs and lasts 9 hours, covering the entire text of the printed book.

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Discernimiento de los espíritus: Una guia ignaciana para la vida cotidiana

$17.95

Edición en español publicada por Crossroad, febrero 2017. (Spanish edition now available from Crossroad as of February 28, 2017.)

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A Reader’s Guide to The Discernment of Spirits

$9.95

This Reader’s Guide arose from repeated requests for a tool to facilitate group and individual study of The Discernment of Spirits: An Ignatian Guide to Everyday Living. For each chapter of The Discernment of Spirits, the Guide offers a synthesis, questions that highlight important points, case studies for the application of this teaching to daily life, and reflection questions for personal assimilation of the chapter’s content. Used in combination with The Discernment of Spirits, this Reader’s Guide assists groups in varied settings – parishes, formal classes, spiritual centers, and other gatherings of dedicated people – and individuals in personal study, “to begin applying the Rules to daily life” (from the cover of theReader’s Guide).

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The Examen Prayer: Ignatian Wisdom for Our Lives Today

$16.95

This first book to introduce the examen prayer is also a rich resource for all spiritual seekers. The examen prayer is a transforming and ever-growing practice in Christian spirituality. Fr. Gallagher draws from real-life stories and his experience as a spiritual director to explain the core principles of the examen prayer: What is the examen and how can we begin to pray it? How can we adapt it to our individual lives? What are its fruits?

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The Examen Prayer: Finding God in the Busyness of Daily Life, Audio CD

$34.95

(8 CDS)
In these conferences, Fr. Gallagher explains Saint Ignatius of Loyola’s teaching on how to find God in the many occupations of each day. The examen prayer, a simple and profound way of praying, helps us to follow God’s leading more closely in the midst of busy lives.

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Spiritual Consolation: An Ignatian Guide for the Greater Discernment of Spirits

$16.95

What does God want for our lives? How can we assess when feelings, even pleasant ones, are signs that God is calling us in a particular direction? In Spiritual Consolation, Fr. Gallagher, a retreat leader and popular author of The Examen Prayer and The Discernment of Spirits, introduces us to the teachings of Ignatius of Loyola on this crucial question. Through the use of real-life examples and the Ignatian principles from the Second Rules, Fr. Gallagher shows how all of us, especially those with busy religious lives, can learn to hear and follow God’s leading. This book is both the completion of Fr. Gallagher’s esteemed Ignatian trilogy and a provocative work in its own right.

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Spiritual Consolation: St. Ignatius of Loyola's Guide for the Greater Discernment of Spirits, Audio CD

$34.95

(8 CDS)
In these conferences, Fr. Gallagher explains Saint Ignatius’s teaching on how to discern when the attractions we experience in spiritual consolation – when our hearts feel the love of God – are truly of God.

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An Ignatian Introduction to Prayer: Scriptural Reflections According to the Spiritual Exercises

$11.95

In this guide for prayer with Scripture, Fr. Gallagher offers 40 practical, directed meditations for learning the Ignatian way to pray. This book is for those learning to pray with Scripture and for those who seek new depth in such prayer.

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Meditation and Contemplation: An Ignatian Guide to Praying with Scripture

$11.95

The cornerstones of Ignatius of Loyola’s spiritual practice, meditation and contemplation are clearly explained in this simple guide to the Ignatian method with examples from the experience of practitioners and quotations from Catholic spiritual teachers. In the process, the deeper structure of the spiritual practice is illuminated, and advice about adapting it to individual needs is offered. Topics include methods of praying, struggles and growth, and the importance and role of grace. Individuals who desire to pray with scripture, spiritual directors, and all who teach prayer with scripture will benefit from the counsel in this resource.

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Meditation and Contemplation: An Ignatian Guide to Praying with Scripture, Audio CD

$19.95

(4 CDS)
In this retreat, Fr. Gallagher invites us to experience the two cornerstones of Ignatian prayer, meditation and contemplation. Following the profound yet practical wisdom of the Spiritual Exercises, he offers beginners and experts a fresh perspective on the mechanics of praying with Scripture, struggles and growth in the spiritual life, and the importance and role of grace.

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Discerning the Will of God: An Ignatian Guide to Christian Decision Making

$15.95

Every Christian has a mission. What’s yours? “Is it time to change jobs?” “Should I marry?” “Am I called to religious life?” Sooner or later, every thoughtful Christian asks such questions. For everyone ready to make the shift from “What do I want for my life?” to “What does God want for my life?” Fr. Gallagher offers this new book to help you in making spiritual sense of your major life decisions. Drawing from the timeless methods of Ignatius Loyola and richly illustrated with examples and stories, this book offers practical, profound wisdom for conforming your will to God’s will. Fr. Gallagher takes you through each step of the process, including recognizing God’s infinite love; opening your heart to whatever God wants; making use of silence, the Eucharist, scripture, and spiritual direction; finding clarity (and what to do when you lack clarity); and understanding discernment as part of the greater spiritual life in Christ. While this book focuses on the major decisions such as marriage and career and vocation choices, the insights gained here can be adapted to other significant life decisions as well. Fr. Gallagher’s clear style makes this book an important resource for all who want to discover where God is leading them, as well as for spiritual directors, retreat directors, and counselors.

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Discerning the Will of God: An Ignatian Guide to Christian Decision Making, Audio CD

$29.95

(6 CDS)
Fr. Gallagher invites us to find the peace that comes from making a decision after a prayerful process of discernment. Drawing from Saint Ignatius of Loyola’s three modes of election, this seminar clarifies the question, the foundation, the disposition, and the means necessary for discerning God’s will.

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Discerning the Will of God: An Ignatian Guide to Christian Decision Making, Video DVD

$62.95

(3 DVDS)
In ten lectures, filmed in the beautiful St. Clement’s Shrine in Boston, Father Timothy Gallagher, presents a video-guide for spiritual directors based on his bestselling title Discerning the Will of God. Using texts from St. Ignatius’s Spiritual Exercises and real-life situations, Father Gallagher offers spiritual directors instruction on how to guide persons through the process of discernment, how to help them discern the movements of their hearts, and how to walk with them toward clarity regarding God’s will.

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Living the Discerning Life: The Spiritual Teaching of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Video DVD

$38.00

(EWTN, 5 DVDS)
In this set of ten conferences, shown on EWTN, Fr. Gallagher explains St. Ignatius of Loyola’s fourteen rules for the discernment of spirits. These clear and practical rules offer assistance in understanding the times of joy and of struggle in the spiritual life.

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Finding God in All Things: The Teaching of St. Ignatius of Loyola on Prayer, Video DVD

$38.00

(EWTN, 4 DVDS)
In this set of thirteen conferences, shown on EWTN, Fr. Gallagher explains St. Ignatius of Loyola’s daily examen prayer and his teaching on meditation and contemplation—how to pray with Scripture.

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The Discernment of Spirits: St. Ignatius of Loyola's Guide for the Spiritual Life, Audio CD

$34.95

(8 CDS)
In these conferences, Fr. Gallagher explains Saint Ignatius of Loyola’s teaching on how to overcome the great obstacle in the life of faith for many: spiritual desolation.

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Venerable Bruno Lanteri, Audio CD

$18.95

(3 CDS)
In this set of three audio CDs, Fr. Gallagher presents the spiritual teaching of the Venerable Bruno Lanteri, founder of the Oblates of the Virgin Mary, for lay people. In these talks, Fr. Gallagher explores the writings and letters of spiritual direction of Ven. Lanteri for those who live the lay vocation.

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A Retreat with J.R.R. Tolkien and the Lord of the Rings, Audio CD

$21.95

(4 CDS)
In this retreat, Fr. Gallagher explores themes from J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings as these apply to the Christian life. Fr. Gallagher examines our Christian vocation in the light of Frodo’s call, Christian fidelity in the light of Sam’s fidelity, and joy as it appears in The Lord of the Rings and in our Christian life.

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