This abridged version of Marriage: Love and Life in the Divine Plan highlights the key thoughts, reasoning, and takeaways about the Church's understanding of the Sacrament of Matrimony. This colorful, engaging brochure is an ideal explanation on the Church's teaching on marriage for engaged couples.
National Directory for the Formation, Ministry, and Life of Permanent Deacons in the U.S.
The national directory addresses the dimensions and perspectives in the formation of deacons and the model standards for the formation, ministry, and life of deacons in the United States. It is intended as a guideline for formation, ministry, and life of permanent deacons and a directive to be utilized when preparing or updating a diaconate program in formulating policies for the ministry and life of deacons.
In the Footsteps of Jesus (DVD)
Ideal for individual or group use, suited for youth through adult education, In the Footsteps of Jesus offers insight and inspiration for all as they strive to answer the call of Jesus.
Connecting Young Adults to Catholic Parishes: Best Practices in Catholic Young Adult Ministry
Create a young adult friendly parish using the wisdom, insight, and examples from the authors of in this unique book. This resource highlights how to do ministry with the young adults who are already present in the life of your parish. This text builds on the vision of the bishops' pastoral statement Sons and Daughters of the Light to motivate parish leaders to draw young adults into the life of the community and receive the gifts that they bring.
Leader's Guide for the National Directory for Catechesis
The printed guide includes (1) easy-to-follow instructions on giving a workshop on the NDC, (2) an outline of the purpose, audience, timeframe, and outcomes for each of the eight workshops and two presentations, and (3) the complete text of the Summary of the National Directory for Catechesis.
Book of Readings on the Eucharist
The reflections in the Book of Readings on the Eucharist address the relationship between Eucharist and various dimensions of Catholic practice, life, and belief.
Come to the Water
Come to the Water: The Adult Journey to Baptism follows catechumens and candidates in the year-round RCIA process of adult education and initiation into the Catholic community. It culminates with their baptism at the Easter Vigil.
Ministry to Persons with a Homosexual Inclination
These guidelines from the Catholic bishops of the United States are intended to assist bishops in evaluating existing or proposed programs for those engaged in the ministry to persons with homosexual inclinations.
RCIA Study Edition (Spanish)
This officially approved, final text of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults includes an introduction; Outline for Christian Initiation of Adults; Celebration of the Sacraments of Initiation; Rites for Particular Circumstances; Acclamations, Hymns and Songs; and much more.
Norms for Priestly Formation
Volume I contains the new edition of the Ratio Fundamentalis Institutionis Sacerdotalis. Included in Volume II are companion publications to the Program of Priestly Formation.
Essentials for Christian Living
What do Catholics believe? How are we supposed to act? In this compact little book, Essentials for Christian Living summarizes the core of what Catholics must know and put into practice.
Essential Guide to Knowing the Faith
Essential truths about the Word of God that nourishes and enlightens and the Catechism, which presents in a unified, systematic way everything that a Christian must believe in order to live the faith.
Catholic Mission and Culture in Colleges and Universities
This compilation of conciliar and canonical, papal, curial, and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops'(USCCB) document(s), is a key guiding document provided by the magisterium of the church and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops for the community of catholic colleges and universities in the United States.