33 Days to Merciful Love

Author: Father Michael Gaitley
Publisher: Marian Press
ISBN: 1596143452
Release Date: 2016-02-15
Genre: Religion

Journey with St. Therese of Lisieux and conclude with a consecration to Divine Mercy in a 33 day preparation retreat.

33 Days to Merciful Love

Author: Fr. Michael E. Gaitley, MIC
Publisher: Marian Press
ISBN: 9781596143227
Release Date: 2016-03-03
Genre: Religion

33 Days to Merciful Love is the stirring sequel to the international sensation, 33 Days to Morning Glory. Using the same 33-day preparation format, 33 Days to Merciful Love journeys with one of the most beloved saints of modern times, St. Thérèse of Lisieux, and concludes with a consecration to Divine Mercy. So whether you want to deepen your love of Divine Mercy or have a devotion to St. Thérèse, 33 Days to Merciful Love is the book for you.

33 Days to Morning Glory

Author: Michael E. Gaitley, MIC
Publisher: Marian Press - Association of Marian Helpers
ISBN: 9781596142794
Release Date: 2011-12-08
Genre: Religion

Now an ebook! With over 200,000 books in print, 33 Days to Morning Glory by Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC is now available as an ebook through Marian Press. Embark on an extraordinary journey to Marian consecration on your e-reader. From Fr. Michael E. Gaitley, MIC, author of the popular book "Consoling the Heart of Jesus," comes an extraordinary 33-day journey to Marian consecration with four giants of Marian spirituality: St. Louis de Montfort, St. Maximilian Kolbe, Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, and Blessed Pope John Paul II. Father Michael masterfully summarizes their teaching, making it easy to grasp, and simple enough to put into practice. More specifically, he weaves their thought into a user-friendly, do-it-yourself retreat that will bless even the busiest of people. So, if you've been thinking about entrusting yourself to Mary for the first time or if you're simply looking to deepen and renew your devotion to her, "33 Days to Morning Glory" is the right book to read and the perfect retreat to make.

Consoling the Heart of Jesus

Author: Michael E. Gaitley, MIC
Publisher: Marian Press
ISBN: 9781596143425
Release Date: 2017-02-27
Genre: Religion

This do-it-yourself retreat combines the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius with the teachings of Saints Thérèse of Lisieux, Faustina Kowalska, and Louis de Montfort. As Danielle Bean, editor-in-chief of Catholic Digest, puts it, “The voice of Christ in these pages is one that even this hopelessly distracted wife and mother of eight could hear and respond to.” Includes bonus material in appendices.

Consoling the Heart of Jesus

Author: Michael E. Gaitley
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1536929107
Release Date: 2016-08-06
Genre:

My intention in writing this guide is to lead you through the simple steps of running the retreat. For those who have already led the 33 Days to Morning Glory Group Retreat, I'll be introducing you to some changes with this CHJ retreat. If this is your first time leading a group, be not afraid! You have this guide to assist you.

Totus Tuus

Author: Fr. Brian McMaster
Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor
ISBN: 9781612782898
Release Date: 2013-01-03
Genre: Religion

"I am totally yours, and all that I have is yours." - St. Louis de Montfort Amidst the Nazi occupation of Poland and long days in forced labor at a quarry and chemical plant, young Karol Wojtyla - the man who would become Pope John Paul II - made a discovery that would change his life. He read the 18th century spiritual writings of St. Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort and prayed St. Louis' thirty-three days of preparation for total consecration to Jesus through Mary. He understood anew that the purpose of a true devotion to Mary is to be directed into a deeper relationship with Jesus and the Holy Trinity. The consecration so marked his life that he would adopt St. Louis' phrase Totus Tuus (Latin for "Totally Yours") as his motto as bishop and later as pope. Saint John Paul II's adoption of this radical commitment to Jesus through Mary ignited a new flame in the hearts of countless Catholics all over the world. This fresh look at Marian consecration takes the themes and structures of St. Louis de Montfort's preparation for total consecration and incorporates the teachings and insight of Saint John Paul II, including prayer, contemplation, and resolutions that will open your heart to the life of the Holy Trinity. Through these thirty-three days of spiritual exercises you will discover how you can grow closer to Jesus through the heart of Mary, while becoming the very best version of yourself in a life of consecration.

33 Days to Morning Glory

Author: Michael E. Gaitley, MIC
Publisher: Marian Press - Association of Marian Helpers
ISBN: 9781596142794
Release Date: 2011-12-08
Genre: Religion

Now an ebook! With over 200,000 books in print, 33 Days to Morning Glory by Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC is now available as an ebook through Marian Press. Embark on an extraordinary journey to Marian consecration on your e-reader. From Fr. Michael E. Gaitley, MIC, author of the popular book "Consoling the Heart of Jesus," comes an extraordinary 33-day journey to Marian consecration with four giants of Marian spirituality: St. Louis de Montfort, St. Maximilian Kolbe, Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, and Blessed Pope John Paul II. Father Michael masterfully summarizes their teaching, making it easy to grasp, and simple enough to put into practice. More specifically, he weaves their thought into a user-friendly, do-it-yourself retreat that will bless even the busiest of people. So, if you've been thinking about entrusting yourself to Mary for the first time or if you're simply looking to deepen and renew your devotion to her, "33 Days to Morning Glory" is the right book to read and the perfect retreat to make.

The Second Greatest Story Ever Told Now Is the Time of Mercy

Author: Gaitley E. Michael
Publisher: Marian Press
ISBN: 1596143169
Release Date: 2015-02-28
Genre: Religion

"In The Second Greatest Story Ever Told bestselling author Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, reveals St. John Paul II's witness for our time. Building on the prophetic voices of Margaret Mary Alacoque, Thérèse of Lisieux, Maximilian Kolbe, and Faustina Kowalska, The Second Greatest Story Ever Told is more than a historical account of the Great Mercy Pope. This book expounds on the profound connection between Divine Mercy and Marian consecration. It serves as an inspiration for all those who desire to bear witness to the mercy of God, focused on Christ and formed by Mary. Now is the time of mercy. Now is the time to make John Paul's story your own."--

You Did It to Me

Author: Michael E. Gaitley
Publisher:
ISBN: 1596143045
Release Date: 2014-04-27
Genre: Religion

'What Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, has done in 33 Days to Morning Glory to promote true devotion to Mary, and what he has done in Consoling the Heart of Jesus to promote devotion to the Merciful and Sacred Heart of Jesus, he now does in 'You Did It to Me' to promote the works of mercy.Fr. Michael Gaitley [MIC] has a genius for bringing together the spiritual and corporal works of mercy under the umbrella of 'The Five Scriptural Works of Mercy' that Jesus will use to judge us at the end of the world, Matthew 25:31-46. He then enriches these Scriptural texts on mercy with the practical insights of St. Pope John Paul II, St. Faustina, and Pope Francis.He also has a very fertile imagination in bringing to life practical ways of implementing these works of mercy in our own individual lives, in our parish ministries as well as in the workplace, together with a plan of action for making these works of mercy concrete and livable.If implemented, these concepts will transform the culture of any parish. The simple soul will be energized to do and the contemplative soul will be inspired to intercede. I could not recommend this book more highly.' - Bishop Robert J. Hermann, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of St. Louis

The One Thing Is Three

Author: Father Michael E. Gaitley MIC
Publisher: Marian Press
ISBN: 159614260X
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Philosophy

With humor and ease, Father Michael Gaitley, MIC, deftly unlocks the "one thing," the key to the Church's wisdom, and the greatest mystery of the Catholic faith: the Most Holy Trinity. Far from being a scholarly or academic read, The "One Thing" is Three makes deep theology accessible to every-day Catholics. What's more, it makes even what's familiar or forgotten appear in a way that's new, exciting, and relevant. Thus, The "One Thing" is Three brings its readers a unique and powerful experience of the faith. It's the perfect book for the Year of Faith.

Total Consecration Through the Mysteries

Author: Fr. Ed Broom OMV
Publisher: Sophia Institute Press
ISBN: 9781622824502
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Religion

In his 18th century masterpiece, True Devotion to Mary, St. Louis de Montfort tells us that the quickest, easiest, and most efficacious path to Jesus is through the Blessed Virgin Mary. In her 1917 appearances at Fatima, Mary repeatedly urged us to pray the Rosary daily. 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. Why not spend the next five weeks with Fr. Broom meditating on the mysteries of the Rosary and the words of Scripture? Do so, and you’ll quickly come to appreciate as never before the beautiful prayer that is the Rosary as well as Jesus and Mary, whom you will soon know better and love more.

Perfectly Yourself

Author: Matthew Kelly
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780345504784
Release Date: 2008-02-26
Genre: Self-Help

“Just be yourself!” People say it all the time, but how do we actually live it? For more than a decade Matthew Kelly has been helping people discover the best version of themselves. Now, in Perfectly Yourself, he addresses the opportunities and obstacles that we encounter once we decide to ask life’s big questions: Who am I? What am I here for? Focusing on nine powerful and practical lessons, Kelly shows us how to find lasting happiness in a changing world. We all have an insatiable need to grow and improve: Every year millions of us buy books and attend workshops in the hope that we will lose weight, improve our relationships, conquer debt, accomplish more in our careers, achieve financial independence, reach spiritual enlightenment, become better parents or lovers–the list goes on. We yearn for progress. And yet, many of us fail to achieve the transformations we desire. “People don’t fail because they want to fail,” Kelly explains. “People don’t go on a diet because they want to get fat. People don’t get married to get divorced. Whether we are dealing with health and wellness, relationships, finances, spirituality, or career, people want to advance. Personal development animates us, brings us to life. In many cases one diet is as good as the next. One financial plan is as good as another. People are smart enough to work out which are the best, but still so many fail. We have to ask ourselves: Why? “Fundamental to all transformation is understanding the dynamics of change so that we can be aware of the obstacles and opportunities that await us when we attempt to transform an area of our lives.” Kelly teaches us how to find the balance between accepting ourselves for who we are and challenging ourselves to become all we are capable of being. He encourages us to unify the many aspects of our lives, and reveals how to move beyond other people’s expectations of who and what we should be. Perfectly Yourself is for anyone who has ever failed at a diet, survived the collapse of a relationship, or wondered if he or she will ever find a fulfilling career. It’s a book for all of us who long to be at peace with who we are, where we are, and what we are doing, not in some distant tomorrow but here and now–today. From the Hardcover edition.

Story of a Soul Study Edition

Author: Saint Thérèse of Lisieux
Publisher: ICS Publications
ISBN: 0935216383
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

This study edition is designed to assist contemporary readers to apply the spiritual insights of Story of a Soul to their lives. It provides introductions, reflections and discussion questions for each chapter of the text. More Information Shortly before she died, Thérèse Martin predicted that her “Little Way” to holiness would be an inspiration for countless people. Time has proved Thérèse’s prediction to be true. Since its publication, Story of a Soul has been translated into over fifty languages. It is acknowledged to be one of the great spiritual testimonies of all times and has inspired millions of readers from all walks of life. Father John Clarke’s acclaimed translation, first published in 1975 and now accepted as the standard throughout the English-speaking world, is a faithful and unaffected rendering of Thérèse’s own words from the original manuscripts.

Living the Mystery of Merciful Love 30 Days with Th r se of Lisieux

Author: Anthony Lilles
Publisher: Emmaus Road Publishing
ISBN: 9781941447963
Release Date: 2016-09-01
Genre: Religion

Living the Mystery of Merciful Love: 30 Days with Thérèse of Lisieux is the latest in the Navigating the Interior Life series, which brings the wisdom of the saints into the hands of today’s readers. In this presentation of intimate letters from St. Thérèse of Lisieux to her sisters and close friends, authors Anthony Lilles and Dan Burke lay out the Little Flower’s program for complete self-offering to God through her Oblation to Merciful Love.

Curse Breaking

Author: Bob Larson
Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers
ISBN: 9780768485714
Release Date: 2013-05-21
Genre: Religion

Get free and stay free! Behold, I set before you today a blessing and a curse: the blessing, if you obey the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you today; and the curse, if you do not obey the commandments of the Lord your God (Deut. 11:26-28) Blessings or Curses? You have a role to play and a choice to make. In this book, Bob Larson shows you how to break every curse over your life and pass on a heritage of blessing to future generations. Have you ever wondered: Are curses real? Can Christians inherit generational curses? Is there a link between sin and bondage? Jesus Christ came to break the power of sin in your life—this includes the power of curses! Curse-Breaking empowers you to: Identify and break curses in your life, family, and over your children Walk in consistent victory over the devil’s strategies Use the weapons of Scripture and prayer to conquer curses effecting your emotions, finances, health, and relationship with God Through dynamic personal stories, uncompromised Bible teaching, and powerful prayers, you will learn the keys to breaking curses and walking in spiritual freedom.