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2014

WHAT’S NEW

4. Lent / Cuaresma 16. Marian Devotions /

Devociones Marianas 20. Evangelization /

Evangelización 26. Faith Formation /

Formación de la fe

Be My Witness: Formation for the New Evangelization (See page 24)

30. Discipleship and Social Justice /

Discipulado y justicia social 34. Priestly Life 36. Sharing and Praying 38. Sunday Gospels /

Evangelios Dominicales 40. Advent / Adviento 42. Young Adults

La justicia brota de la fe Formación en la Doctrina Social de la Iglesia (See page 30)

44. Visit and Connect with Us!

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A Letter from our President Open doors invite the passerby to come and see what is inside. Through our pastoral offerings and the small communities that we form and nurture, we at RENEW International invite people into welcoming, prayerful settings to rediscover their faith. After they share their faith, they go out through that same door to carry the living Gospel into the world in works of charity and acts of justice. This Lent, I invite you to journey with scripture and renew your spirit. The Lenten Longings and Reflexiones en Cuaresma series are available in print and eBook formats. In addition, we are offering The Living Gospel: Daily Devotions for Lent 2014, which I wrote for Ave Maria Press. And coming next fall, we will offer Be My Witness: Formation for the New Evangelization and, in Spanish, Sean mis testigos: Formaci贸n para la Nueva Evangelizaci贸n. This 12-session faith-sharing process engages parish staff, lay leaders and parishioners in the New Evangelization. Vignettes from our video series, Turning Points /Cambios de rumbos are integrated in each of the sessions giving participants a primer in how to witness to their faith. I am delighted to announce the publication of Beyond My Wildest Dreams: From Local Ministry to Worldwide Mission by our co-founder, Msgr. Thomas Kleissler. This memoir tells the story of RENEW International and how it spread throughout the United States and the world, revitalizing parishes and touching the lives of millions of people. Be sure to subscribe to our monthly eNewsletter, World RENEW, to keep up on the latest news and developments at RENEW International, www.renewintl.org/subscribe. Sr. Theresa Rickard, OP President and Executive Director Call 1-888-433-3221

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Lent

Lenten Longings Year A - Let Yourself Be ... By Catherine T. Nerney, SSJ

Lent invites us to a time of prayer, reflection, and conversion. Make a six-week retreat by exploring the Sunday readings of Lent. Simple language and everyday metaphors steep you in the season’s promptings to surrender self, work for justice, and deepen prayer life. Lenten Longings is well suited for seasonal groups, small Christian communities, and individual reflection. Song suggestions, prayers, and action responses included. Each book contains six sessions corresponding to the six weeks of Lent and presents themes drawn from the year’s Lenten readings. Daily Devotions for Lent! The Living Gospel

Sr. Terry Rickard, OP, offers spiritual wisdom in pocket book form. LTG10 $19.50 for pack of 10 4

Let Yourself Be... Year A Faith-Sharing Book An invitation to see ourselves, one another, and our world with the eyes of God. LLFSA $7.95

Also available as an eBook!

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Lenten Longings Year A Small Group Set Includes 10 faith-sharing books, 10 Gleanings Journals, 25 Prayer Bookmarks, 1 song CD, and 1 Sowing Seeds book. LLFSA/SET $119 per set, a savings of almost 50% compared to purchasing items separately.

Also great for Lent! Forgiveness & Reconciliation 26 IS $6.95

Lenten Longings Music for Prayer CD Create a prayerful environment for your Lenten faith sharing with the CD collection of songs specially compiled to match those suggested in the books for all three liturgical years. LLFSCD $15.95

Lenten Longings Prayer Bookmarks Sold in packs of 25. LLPB $3.25

About the Author Sr. Catherine T. Nerney, SSJ, PhD, a Sister of St. Joseph, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, is director of the Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation at Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia. She has ministered to small Christian communities since 1978, when she was a facilitator in her RENEW small community in Bayonne, New Jersey. Call 1-888-433-3221

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Cuaresma

Reflexiones en Cuaresma Año A - Con Jesús vamos hacia la vida Por Irma Chávez

Basadas en las lecturas dominicales de Cuaresma, son un recurso pastoral para ayudar a que las personas que se reúnen en las pequeñas comunidades eclesiales mediten sobre la Palabra de Dios durante este tiempo litúrgico y sientan la fuerza de su mensaje para hacerlo parte de sus vidas.

¡bilingüe!

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También por Irma Chávez Absolute Amazement: Mystical Poetry for the 21st Century / Absoluto Asombro: Poesia Mistica para el Siglo XXI MP21 $10

Con Jesús vamos hacia la vida, Año A Libro para compartir la fe RCFSA $7.95 Disponible en su forma de libro electrónico (eBook)!

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Reflexiones en Cuaresma Año A Paquete para la pequeña comunidad El paquete para la pequeña comunidad eclesial incluye: Diez copias del libro para compartir la fe, diez Gleanings (diarios para escribir tus reflexiones), un CD con cantos, un paquete con 25 marcadores, y un ejemplar de Sembradores de semillas. RCFSA/Set $119

Comunidad que canta. Himnos para la Cuaresma CD de acompañamiento para los tres años de Reflexiones en Cuaresma LEV24CD $15.95 Oración para Reflexiones en Cuaresma Se vende en paquete de 25 marcadores. RCPB $3.25

Acerca del autor Dra. Irma Chávez es una misionera que por veinte y siete años ha trabajado con RENEW International promoviendo pequeñas comunidades eclesiales en los Estados Unidos y en Centro América. Posee un título como maestra de Educación Superior, un doctorado en Filosofía de Italia y se graduó en el área de Teología en Nueva York. Ha sido catedrática y Decana de la Facultad de Teología en la Universidad Don Bosco de El Salvador. Es miembro de número de la Academia Salvadoreña de la Lengua. Ha escrito sobre diversos temas, ha publicado poesía y muchos materiales para reflexión en pequeñas comunidades eclesiales. Call 1-888-433-3221

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Lent

Longing for the Holy: Spirituality for Everyday Life Based on Selected Insights of Ronald Rolheiser, OMI

Experience how the gentle spiritual guidance and practical wisdom of bestselling author Father Ronald Rolheiser, OMI, can enliven everyday life with Longing for the Holy. Ideal for small community faith sharing or individual reflection, Longing for the Holy explores different dimensions of contemporary spiritual life. It is for those who want to enrich their sense of the presence of God and develop a deeper spirituality. “Our group at church just loved Longing for the Holy. It really touched our lives in special ways. We anticipated each session with excitement to share with each other. Every parish should do Longing!” —Claire Conger, St. Michael the Archangel Baltimore, MD 8

Longing for the Holy Faith-Sharing Book Twelve faith-sharing sessions with prayers, reflections, sharing questions, and stories from saints and contemporary people of faith. LHFS $16.95

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RENEW international Songs for Longing for the Holy Thirteen of the songs suggested for moments of prayer during the faith-sharing sessions. LHFSCD $15.95

Longing for the Holy Audio Edition This four-CD set offers all twelve sessions and includes the thirteen songs from the CD above. LHFSAB $29.95

A Prayer of Spiritual Longing Prayer Cards Sold in packs of 50. LHPB $8

Longing for the Holy Tote Bag Made of sturdy canvas. LH/SDTote $10

About this Resource Many of the spiritual insights for this book were drawn from the writings of Fr. Ronald Rolheiser, OMI, a Roman Catholic priest and member of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Fr. Rolheiser serves as president of the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio,Texas. He is a sought-after lecturer and his books are popular throughout the English-speaking world. His weekly column is carried by more than seventy newspapers worldwide. Call 1-888-433-3221

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Lent

Longing for the Holy: Kit Small Community and Parish Process

Includes member pricing and web-based resources 1. Planning Your Spiritual Journey Together Instructional Binder

For those who want to implement Longing for the Holy as a community process. Full of elements designed to help small communities reach their spiritual goals. Purchase of a Longing for the Holy Kit automatically makes you a member of the Longing for the Holy process. This entitles you to: purchase additional copies of elements from the Longing for the Holy Kit at member prices access online resources and web-based workshop Learn more: www.renewintl.org/longing

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2. Sowing Seeds: Essentials for Small Community Leaders (Sold separately on page 36) 3. Gleanings: A Personal Prayer Journal (Sold separately on page 37) 4. Longing for the Holy Faith-Sharing Book (Sold separately on page 8) 5. Longing for the Holy Audio Edition (Sold separately on page 9) 6. Songs for Longing for the Holy (Sold separately on page 9) 7. A Prayer of Spiritual Longing Prayer Cards (Sold separately on page 9) 8. Longing for the Holy Tote Bag All elements above are presented in this sturdy canvas tote bag. (Sold separately on page 9) 9. Web-based Resources, Workshop, and Member Pricing LHKIT $129

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The Longing for the Holy Kit contains one of each of the following:

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Available online: Free webinar Free downloads Member pricing

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Cuaresma

Sedientos de Dios:

Una espiritualidad para la gente de hoy

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Sedientos de Dios: Una espiritualidad para la gente de hoy Libros para compartir la fe

Libro Uno (Sesiones 1-6) SDFS1

Doce sesiones, presentadas en dos libros de seis sesiones cada uno. Ofrece oraciones, encuentro con la Palabra de Dios, preguntas para compartir y experiencias de oraci贸n de los santos adaptadas a nuestro mundo contempor谩neo.

Libro Dos (Sesiones 7-12) SDFS2

$8.95

$8.95

Libros Uno y Dos SDSET $18

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Sedientos de Dios Versión en audio La version en audio de todas las sesiones del Libro 1 y del Libro 2. SDFSAB $29.95

Oración de confianza en Dios tarjetas de oración Marcadores, paquete de 50. SDPB $8

Crucifijo de San Damiano Una réplica (10 pulgadas de alto) del famoso icono del s. XII SDCross $19.95

Sedientos de Dios bolsa Una bolsa con el logo. LH/SDTote $10

“Posiblemente no se pueda encontrar un recurso más completo en español para el uso en pequeñas comunidades cristianas hispanas. Sedientos de Dios: Una espiritualidad para la gente de hoy, verdaderamente cumple lo que su título indica y lo hace de una manera actualizada, inculturada, accesible y concretizada en la vida diaria. Las diferentes sesiones van llevando progresivamente a los grupos a la profundización en el seguimiento de Cristo en su propia vida diaria, invitando suavemente a la responsabilidad en la vida familiar, comunitaria, eclesial y social.” —Carmen Aguinaco, Presidente del Consejo Nacional Católico para el Ministerio Hispano Call 1-888-433-3221

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Cuaresma

Sedientos de Dios: Paquete

Para pequeñas comunidades eclesiales y parroquias Incluye recursos digitales, talleres y precios para miembros

1. Carpeta de instrucciones; Guía para un peregrinaje espiritual

Una colección de recursos para facilitar la implementación del proceso de Sedientos de Dios en su comunidad. Quienes compran el Paquete Parroquial pasan a estar inscritos como miembros de la comunidad cibernética de Sedientos de Dios con la posibilidad de: comprar ejemplares de elementos del Paquete con un descuento tener acceso al sitio web de Sedientos donde ofrecemos documentos, sugerencias y otros recursos Para más información, visitate: www.renewintl.org/sedientos

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2. Sembradores de semillas: Guía para los animadores de pequeñas comunidades (Venta por unidad en la página 36) 3. Crucifijo de San Damiano (Venta por unidad en la página 13) 4. Una espiritualidad para la gente de hoy libros de compartir fe, Libro 1 y Libro 2 (Venta por unidad en la página 12) 5. Sedientos de Dios Versión en audio (Venta por unidad en la página 13) 6. Oración de confianza en Dios tarjetas de oración (Venta por unidad en la página 13) 7. Bolsa Sedientos de Dios Una bolsa con el logo (Venta por unidad en la página 13) 8. Recursos digitales, talleres y precios para miembros SDKIT $129

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El Paquete incluye un ejemplar de cada uno de los siguientes recursos:

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Disponible en lĂ­nea: Webinar D  escargas P  recios para miembros

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Marian Devotions

At Prayer with Mary

Faith sharing and reflection on the Blessed Mother By John Phalen, CSC and James Posluszny, CSC

Deepen your appreciation of and devotion to our Blessed Mother Mary and her role in our lives and the life of the Church. Mary, the mother of Jesus, has been revered since the earliest days of the Church. Over the centuries, her example has inspired Christians to imitate her by saying “yes” to God’s call in their own lives. Mary’s faithfulness, as it is portrayed in the Gospel narratives, is a model of the prayerful kind of life Jesus calls us to. Scripture, Catholic teaching, personal testimonies, and Marian prayer— including the rosary—provide a renewed appreciation of Mary’s place in today’s world, where she, as always, points the way to Christ. For more information, visit: www.renewintl.org/mary

At Prayer with Mary Faith-Sharing Book Seven sessions on the life and mystery of Mary prompt participants to deepen their relationship with our Blessed Mother and enrich their prayer experiences. MARY/E $7.95

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RENEW international “At Prayer With Mary is a wonderful resource for individuals or groups who wish to deepen their relationship with our Blessed Mother and enrich their prayer experiences.” —Most Reverend Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D., Archbishop of Louisville, from the Foreword

At Prayer with Mary Small Group Set Includes the essential elements to facilitate the faith-sharing process within a small group. Ten books, one music CD, one Sowing Seeds, one Rosary Stars DVD, one Gleanings, and 10 rosaries with How to Pray the Rosary brochures. MARY/SGS $109, a saving of $31compared to buying items separately

Songs for At Prayer with Mary A music CD for the moments of prayer in At Prayer with Mary. MARY/CD $15.95

Rosary Stars: Praying the Gospel DVD This DVD features celebrities and champions who share their inspirational reflections on how they live and pray the mysteries of the rosary every day. RSDVD/ES $19.95

About the Authors Fr. John Phalen, CSC, is a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross and serves as the President of Holy Cross Family Ministries. He is a frequent public speaker on the power of prayer, especially the rosary, and on the life and ministry of Father Peyton at rosary rallies, Catholic conferences, and other venues worldwide. Br. James Posluszny, CSC, has been a member of the Congregation of Holy Cross since 1963. He has been an educator for most of that time from the elementary to college levels. Brother Jim is currently an outreach worker with North Country Ministry, an organization which assists people in need upstate in New York. Call 1-888-433-3221

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Devociones Marianas

No temas, María Un recurso Mariano Por Adele González

Este libro te ayudará a profundizar en el conocimiento y la devoción a la Santísima Virgen María y el papel que tiene en nuestras vidas y en la vida de la Iglesia. María, la madre de Jesús, ha sido venerada desde los primeros días de la Iglesia. A través de los siglos, su ejemplo ha inspirado a los cristianos a imitarla diciendo “sí” al llamado de Dios en sus propias vidas. La fidelidad de María, que se retrata en los relatos evangélicos, es un modelo del perfecto discípulo que Jesús nos llama a vivir. Las Sagradas Escrituras, la doctrina católica, testimonios personales y oraciones marianas — incluyendo el rosario — proporcionarán una renovada apreciación del lugar de María en el mundo de hoy, donde, como siempre, Ella nos señala el camino hacia Cristo. Para más información, visita: www.renewintl.org/maria 18

No temas, María Libro para compartir la fe Seis sesiones que tratan de la vida y los misterios de María para que profundices tu relación con nuestra Madre y enriquezcas tu experiencia de fe. MARIA/S $7.95

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No temas, María Paquete para la pequeña comunidad El paquete para la pequeña comunidad eclesial incluye: Diez copias del libro para compartir la fe, un Sembradores de semillas, diez rosarios con folletos de cómo rezar el rosario. MARIA/SGS $85

(un ahorro de $19 si compras el paquete)

Rosary Stars: Praying the Gospel DVD Este DVD contiene testimonios de algunas celebridades tanto del deporte como del mundo del espectáculo, que comparten sus reflexiones sobre cómo viven y rezan los misterios del rosario todos los días. En inglés con subtítulos en español. RSDVD/ES $19.95

Paquete para la pequeña comunidad con Rosary Stars El paquete para la pequeña comunidad y un Rosary Stars: Praying the Gospel DVD Maria/SGS/DVD $99

Acerca del autor Adele J. González conferencista y escritora de temas sobre espiritualidad, diversidad cultural y pequeñas comunidades.Tiene un doctorado en Ministerio de la Universidad de St.Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, y una maestría en teología de la Universidad Barry, en Miami Shores, Florida. Ella ha escrito varios libros y su trabajo ha aparecido en diversas revistas y antologías. La Dra. González también es un miembro asociado de las Hermanas Franciscanas de Stella Niagara, Nueva York.

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Evangelization

ARISE Together in Christ For Adults

ARISE Together in Christ is a pastoral offering for evangelization and spiritual renewal that enables the spiritual standards of Christ to illuminate all areas of life. Its scripturally grounded content emphasizes people living in good relationship with one another as they make concrete applications of the Gospel to their life situations. Starting with the process of encountering Christ in Scripture through themes of conversion, justice, forgiveness, and reconciliation, ARISE culminates with the call to reach out as “Good News� to others. Learn more and contact us to bring ARISE to your parish: www.renewintl.org/arise 20

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Season Three: In the Footsteps of Christ Faith-Sharing Book ARFS3

Each participant faith-sharing book contains six sessions, with a music CD available separately.

$9.95

Season One: Encountering Christ Today Faith-Sharing Book ARFS1 $9.95

Music CD ARFS1CD $15.95

Season Two: Change Our Hearts Faith-Sharing Book ARFS2 $9.95

Music CD ARFS2CD $15.95

Music CD ARFS3CD $15.95

Season Four: New Heart, New Spirit Faith-Sharing Book ARFS4 $9.95

Music CD ARFS4CD $15.95

Season Five: We Are the Good News! Faith-Sharing Book ARFS5 $9.95

Music CD ARFS5CD $15.95

Also available ... Large print and etext available for the visually impaired

Other Languages ARISE Together in Christ faith-sharing books are available in French, Spanish, Portuguese,Vietnamese, and Haitian Creole.

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Evangelization

ARISE Together in Christ for Children and Youth

ARISE Family Sharing Pages A friendly, easy way to explore important faith themes at home and in class. Presented in a 4-page, full color format. Sold in packs of 25. Grades 1-3: ARFS/CMP Grades 4-6: ARFS/CMI $62.50 per pack

Reach out to the younger members of your parish family with companion resources to ARISE Together in Christ. ARISE Family Sharing Pages for Grades 1-3, and Grades 4-6, and ARISE for youth for teens are both designed around the same themes and Scripture passages as the adult books. To view and order these products, visit: www.renewintl.org/store 22

ARISE for youth Faith-sharing materials designed and written specifically for teens with the same basic themes and Scripture texts as those presented in the ARISE Together in Christ adult and children’s materials. Includes 10 booklets of 6 sessions each and one copy of the ARISE Youth Edition Leader Handbook. ARFS/YM-BKSet $69.95 per season

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LEVÁNTATE. Unámonos en Cristo

El encuentro con Cristo hoy Etapa I: ARFS1/S $9.95

Cambiemos el corazón Etapa II: ARFS2/S

LEVÁNTATE. Unámonos en Cristo consiste en una renovación espiritual y evangelización, y permite a las personas profundizar su fe, tener una relación más cercana con Cristo, crecer en comunidad y servir a los demás. Para una experiencia todavía más amplia, RENEW International recomienda el uso de los libros de LEVÁNTATE como parte de un proceso comprensivo de evangelización y formación en la fe del adulto. Tambien disponible: Versión en letra grande

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En las huellas de Cristo Etapa III: ARFS3/S $9.95

Un corazón nuevo, un espíritu nuevo Etapa IV: ARFS4/S $9.95

¡Somos la Buena Nueva! Etapa V: ARFS5/S $9.95

LEVÁNTATE. Unámonos en Cristo ofrece dos CDs con audio que incluyen música para los momentos de oración durante las sesiones para compartir la fe en las cinco etapas. Comunidad que canta. Levantemos el corazón es para su uso durante las etapas 1, 3 y 5. Comunidad que canta. Himnos para la Cuaresma es para las etapas 2 y 4. Call 1-888-433-3221

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Comunidad que canta. Levantemos el corazón LEV135CD $15.95

Comunidad que canta. Himnos para la Cuaresma LEV24CD $15.95

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Evangelization

Be My Witness:

Formation for the New Evangelization The “New Evangelization” represents a special opportunity for leaders in the Church—helping baptized Catholics embrace their role in passing on the flame of faith and seeing hearts on fire to bring Christ’s warmth and light to all. Looking for a way to call forth the people in your midst and form them to be committed disciples of Christ? Be My Witness engages parish staff, lay leaders, and parishioners as partners in the New Evangelization. This Spirit‐led team will be formed and fired-up to reach out to the uninvolved, unchurched, and marginalized in your parish and community. A special series of videos, featured on page 25, bring spiritual themes to life.

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TURNING POINTS: Witness Stories A video series for the New Evangelization

Encourage a culture of witness for the New Evangelization with this new resource to help Catholics effectively reach out to evangelize family and friends. These short, engaging videos are real-life stories of awakened faith and new life developed to inspire sharing and discussion between parishioners, small communities, and within parish ministries. They can be publicized on YouTube, social media, and email. Available in both English and Spanish. For more information, visit: www.renewintl.org/turningpoints To view online, visit: www.youtube.com/TurningPointsStories Call 1-888-433-3221

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Faith Formation

WHY CATHOLIC? Journey Through the Catechism

For evangelization and faith formation

Why Catholic? Journey Through the Catechism illuminates our understanding of the Catechism of the Catholic Church and explores what we believe, how—through the eyes of our Catholic faith—we see the world, how we see ourselves, and how we regard our purpose in life. Each 12-session book in the Why Catholic? series corresponds to one of the major parts of the Catechism. For an even fuller experience, RENEW International recommends using the Why Catholic? books as part of a comprehensive process of adult evangelization and faith formation. Learn more and contact us to bring Why Catholic? to your parish: www.WhyCatholic.org

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RENEW international Each participant faith-sharing book contains 12 sessions, with a songs for faith-sharing CD available separately.

Season Three: CELEBRATE: Sacraments Faith-Sharing Book WCRCM/E

Season One: PRAY: Christian Prayer Faith-Sharing Book WCPR/E

Music CD WCCE/CD

$16.95

$15.95

Season Four: LIVE: Christian Morality Faith-Sharing Book WCLI/E

$16.95

Music CD WCPR/CD $15.95

$16.95

Season Two: BELIEVE: Profession of Faith Faith-Sharing Book WCBE/E $16.95

Music CD WCBE/CD

Music CD WCLI/CD $15.95

Sets: Set of all four Books WCSET $62.00

$15.95

Set of all four CDs WCCDSET $59

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Why Catholic? Tote WCBAG $10

Other Languages Why Catholic? faith-sharing books are available in Spanish, Portuguese, Vietnamese, and Haitian Creole.

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Formación de la fe

¿POR QUÉ SER CATÓLICO? El Catecismo como camino Ideal para la evangelización y la catequesis

¿Por qué ser católico? El Catecismo como camino ilumina nuestra comprensión del Catecismo de la Iglesia Católica y examina lo que creemos, cómo miramos al mundo, cómo nos entendemos a nosotros mismos y cómo vemos nuestro propósito en la vida. Cada libro en la serie de ¿Por qué ser católico? corresponde a una de las partes principales del Catecismo. Para una experiencia todavía más amplia, RENEW International recomienda el uso de los libros de ¿Por qué ser católico? como parte de un proceso comprensivo de evangelización y formación en la fe del adulto. Para más información, visita: www.renewintl.org/PQSC

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Libros para compartir la fe: La oración del cristiano: Para profundizar mi experiencia de Dios PCOC $16.95

La profesión de nuestra fe: Lo que creemos PCPF $16.95

La publicación que ofrece RENEW International es de gran ayuda para vincular estas dos fuentes de sabiduría con la vida ordinaria en espíritu de oración y de generosidad. ¿Por qué ser católico? El Catecismo como camino con formato sencillo y fácil de seguir, será de gran ayuda para que las comunidades hispanas compartan su fe vivida día a día. —Hna. Rosa Maria Icaza, CCVI, Directora Asociada de Programas Colegio Católico México-Americano

La celebración del misterio cristiano: Los sacramentos PCCM $16.95

La vida en Cristo: El camino con Dios PCVC $16.95

Paquete con cada uno de los cuatro libros PCSET

Bolsa ¿Por qué ser católico? WCBAG $10

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Discipulado y justicia social

La justicia brota de la fe

Formación en la Doctrina Social Católica de la Iglesia En español para hispanos

Por Allan Figueroa Deck, SJ “Es nuestro deber transformar el mundo a la luz del evangelio. ¡ La justicia brota de la fe es un tesoro que recomiendo con todo corazón para todos los seguidores de Cristo!” —Timothy Matovina, MDiv, PhD, Professor of Theology and Executive Director of the Institute for Latino Studies, University of Notre Dame

La justicia brota de la fe es un proceso de formación para hispanos sobre el compromiso social y la íntima conexión entre la fe y el amor hacia el prójimo. Esta obra, en comunión con la Nueva Evangelización, promueve el desarrollo espiritual de todos los que anhelan profundizar la práctica de su fe en un ambiente tan desafiante como el de hoy. Los dos libros del participante representan las creencias claves de la Doctrina Social de la Iglesia en el contexto de la Palabra de Dios y la diversidad de las experiencias vividas del pueblo hispano en los Estados Unidos. Dos libros de doce sesiones cada uno, conectan la fe y la vida con reflexiones, preguntas para compartir, oraciones, y recomendaciones de las acciones a seguir. El Manual del Equipo Parroquial, la Guía para los animadores de pequeñas comunidades y otras herramientas que pueden bajarse vía web, son algunos de los recursos adicionales. Cada libro LJGS1, LJGS2: $14.95, precio especial de lanzamiento

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La justicia brota de la fe is a formation program developed especially for Hispanics about the commitment to social justice based on the intimate connection between faith and love of neighbor. Two Participant Books present the key tenets of Catholic Social Doctrine in the context of Scripture and the diverse lived experiences of Hispanics in the United States. The concepts come to life with reflections, sharing questions, prayer, and recommended action steps. Additional resources for parish implementation include a Parish Team Handbook, a Facilitator’s Guide for small community leaders, and free downloadable invitational resources and tools. All participant and leader materials are in Spanish. Books I & II LJGS1, LJGS2: $14.95 each, special introductory pricing

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Discipleship and Social Justice

Scenes from a Parish

Special Edition DVD and Film Faith-Sharing Guides Documentary by award-winning filmmaker James Rutenbeck

Gather together to experience Scenes from a Parish, the documentary film by award-winning filmmaker James Rutenbeck. Scenes offers a rare and compelling glimpse into one parish’s experience as it struggles to reconcile ideals of faith with the realities of today’s changing and diverse culture. View, reflect upon, and share faith with this Special Faith-Sharing Edition DVD and its important themes of welcoming the stranger, showing compassion, and feeding the hungry. The companion Film Faith-Sharing Guide helps participants reflect on these reactions constructively, in an atmosphere of sharing and, above all, through the eyes of faith. The DVD includes Spanish subtitles and bonus features designed to facilitate faith sharing. Learn more: www.renewintl.org/scenes

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Scenes from a Parish Film Faith-Sharing Guide in English: ScenesFS/E in Spanish: ScenesFS/S $7.95

Scenes from a Parish Small Group Set in English: ScenesSGS/E in Spanish: ScenesSGS/S $89.95

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for Discipleship and Social Justice The World as our Neighbor A six-part social justice reflection series from Catholic Relief Services and RENEW International. Explore pressing issues of our day through the lenses of prayer, Scripture, and Catholic social teaching. Each session includes real-life stories of people who experienced challenges of global concern, presented in written and video form. Also available as

The World on Campus for college and university use. Visit renew.crs.org

Six downloadable sessions for small group faith sharing on

global solidarity, fair trade, hunger, migration, HIV and AIDS, and peacebuilding. Free downloads: Introductory Session on Global Solidarity, and information for group facilitators License to print up to 10 copies per session $6.99 License to print 11 or more copies $12.99

Finding God@Work by Gregory F. Augustine Pierce Six faith-sharing sessions guide us on a quest: can God be found at work? If so, how? Examine your lived experience of work—both positively and negatively—from a spiritual vantage point, considering relevant passages from Scripture, and principles of Catholic social teaching. Code: 25 IS $6.95

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Priestly Life

Beyond My Wildest Dreams From Local Ministry to Worldwide Mission By Thomas A. Kleissler

Beyond My Wildest Dreams is the memoir of Msgr. Thomas A. Kleissler, who co-founded RENEW, the first diocese-wide faith-sharing process in the United States. Under Msgr. Kleissler’s leadership, RENEW International went on to touch the lives of millions of people all over the world. Msgr. Kleissler begins his story with his own childhood, takes it through the origins of RENEW amid the social turbulence of the 1960s, and its unexpected growth. This is a dynamic story, filled with anecdotes about Msgr. Kleissler’s travels as he and members of his staff spread the spirit of RENEW across six continents, helping people of many cultures put their Christian faith to practice in their everyday lives.

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Beyond My Wildest Dreams is the remarkable story of Msgr.Thomas Kleissler, a man whose desire it was, as an ordained minister, to build God’s kingdom by connecting faith to people’s everyday lives. With a deep conviction that small-community experiences could transform parishes, the Church, and bring people closer to God, Msgr. Kleissler was the fire behind the RENEW movement. —Ronald Rolheiser, OMI, President, Oblate School of Theology, San Antonio,Texas

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Renewing the Priestly Heart

Based on the Insights of Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan By John E. Sassani

Days as a Catholic priest are filled with many graces and, sometimes, significant challenges. Being called daily to serve others can leave little opportunity for reflection and renewal. Renewing the Priestly Heart, written for priests by a priest, offers insights and questions designed to prompt and guide these authentic discussions. Learn more: www.renewintl.org/priestlyheart Renewing the Priestly Heart Bundled Set Includes the resource book, Special Audio Edition, and Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan’s Priests for the Third Millennium. RPH/OSVSET $69.95

Renewing the Priestly Heart Product Set Includes the resource book and Special Audio Edition. RPH/ABSET $49.95

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Renewing the Priestly Heart Resource Book Author Fr. John E. Sassani carefully weaves reflections and questions into twelve sessions, each covering a topic of vital importance to living and serving as a priest today. RPH $19.95

Renewing the Priestly Heart Special Audio Edition Narrated twelve sessions from the resource book plus recorded personal reflections on a range of subjects pertinent to priests. RPHAB $39.95

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Sharing and Praying

Sowing Seeds / Sembradores de semillas Imagine RENEW International’s three decades of experience promoting and sustaining small Christian communities distilled into one book!

Sowing Seeds: Essentials for Small Community Leaders Resource Book SS/E $16.95 Also available as an eBook! Disponible en español - Sembradores de semillas: Guía para los animadores de pequeñas comunidades cristianas

Este libro está repleto de ideas y estrategias efectivas que enriquecerán la manera en que esos grupos reflexionan y responden al Evangelio. SS/S $16.95

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A comprehensive collection of pastoral insights and practical suggestions to help small community leaders guide their groups in a way that nourishes spiritual growth. This book overflows with simple but effective ideas that will enhance the way these groups reflect on and respond to the Gospel. Discounts are available for quantity purchases. Learn more: www.renewintl.org/sowingseeds Descuentos al comprar por cantidades. Para más información: www.renewintl.org/sembradores

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Prayer Resources Personal and Group Prayer

The People’s Prayer Book Contains more than 160 prayers that can be used individually or in groups. The themes and the petitions are appropriate for all of us. The language is easy, and each prayer is accompanied by a specifically chose Scripture reading. Use this first-ever collection from RENEW International to fill your spiritual needs in any season and on many occasions. TPPB03 $14.95

Gleanings Prayer Journal An excellent companion for your personal faith journey, Gleanings will help you tap into the richness of God’s wisdom within you. One hundred and seventy two handsomely decorated pages with spiritual quotations or musings inspire prayerful reflection on your relationship with God. The comfortably sized format (6.5” x 9”) is conducive to many different methods of journaling: writing, poetry, or even sketching. GPJ

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Sunday Gospels

PrayerTime

Faith-Sharing Reflections on the Sunday Gospels Cycles A, B, and C

PrayerTime–Cycle A Faith-Sharing Book Advent 2013–Christ the King 2014 PTA $16.95

Also Available: PrayerTime–Cycle B Faith-Sharing Book Advent 2014–Christ the King 2015 PTB $16.95

PrayerTime is a faith-sharing resource book based on the Sunday gospel readings. The themes for reflection have been designed so that they can be used either personally or in a group. Each book offers gentle but insightful reflections that help the Gospel come alive. Written in an easy-to-read style that leads to profound questions about faith, each session sheds light on everyday life and should bear fruit in realistic action. 38

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Oremos

Reflexiones sobre los evangelios dominicales para compartir la fe Ciclos A, B, y C Oremos–Ciclo A Libro para compartir la fe Adviento 2013–Cristo Rey 2014 PTASP $16.95

Tambien disponible: Oremos–Ciclo B Libro para compartir la fe Adviento 2014–Cristo Rey 2015 PTBSP $16.95

Oremos es un recurso para compartir la fe basado en las lecturas del evangelio dominical. Los temas para reflexión se han concebido de tal manera que se pueden usar a solas o en grupo. Cada libro ofrece reflexiones suaves pero profundas que ayudan a dar vida al evangelio. Escritas en un estilo fácil de leer, las reflexiones invitan a examinar profundamente su fe. Call 1-888-433-3221

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Advent

Advent Awakenings

Faith-Sharing Reflections on the Advent Gospels Year B Advent Awakenings: Year B Small Group Set This Small Group Set includes the essential elements to facilitate the faith-sharing process within a small group. Ten faith-sharing books, one prayer journal, one music CD, and one copy of Sowing Seeds. AAFSB/SET $99, a saving of $22 compared to buying separately

Advent is a time of spiritual anticipation amidst the often distracting preparations for Christmas. Stay focused on the significance of this season with Advent Awakenings, a four-session faith-sharing experience grounded in the Sunday gospel readings, plus enriching devotions for family use. Appropriate for seasonal groups, small Christian communities, and individual reflection and prayer. 40

Advent Awakenings:Trust the Lord Year B Faith-Sharing Book Encourages participants to prepare for Jesus’ coming by setting aside everyday busyness and become more deeply aware of God’s beckoning. AAFSB $7.95

Advent Awakenings: Music for Prayer and Faith-Sharing CD A 15-selection music CD for moments of prayer in all three cycles of Advent. AAFSCD $15.95

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Reflexiones en Adviento

Reflexiones para compartir la fe sobre los evangelios de Adviento Año B

Celebra el verdadero sentido de este tiempo litúrgico con Reflexiones en Adviento, un recurso pastoral diseñado para ayudarte durante esta época de preparación y espera. Estos libros ofrecen una reflexión basada en las lecturas dominicales en el tiempo del Adviento, preguntas para compartir la fe, actividades para realizar durante la semana, así como explicaciones sencillas con el fin de darte a conocer más a fondo el significado de los símbolos del Adviento. Ya sea en tu pequeña comunidad eclesial, con tu familia o individualmente, este recurso pastoral promueve, de manera concreta, una vivencia plena y significativa. Por Irma Chávez, PhD Reflexiones en Adviento: Año B Paquete para la pequeña comunidad El paquete para la pequeña comunidad eclesial incluye: Diez copias del libro para compartir la fe y un Sembradores de semillas RADFSB/Set $89 (un ahorro de $5 si compras el paquete) Reflexiones en Adviento: Vigilantes y en espera: Año B Libro para compartir la fe RADFSB $7.95

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Young Adults

Campus RENEW For Students, Faculty, and Staff

The WORD on Campus Faith-Sharing Book This book invites small Christian communities on campus to focus their faith sharing on the Sunday Gospel reading. In this way, students move through the semester in rhythm with the liturgical year. Spring Cycle A (Spring semester 2014) CPR-SCA: $14.95 6-Book Set CPR-Set: $69 As I Have Loved You: A Companion to Service and Immersion Experiences This handbook helps students explore and make sense of the relationship between their faith, reaching out to others through service, and broader questions of social justice. Can be used during a service immersion experience or as a companion resource for those who are doing regular service. CPRCOM $14.95

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Word on the Go / Theology on Tap

Contemporary Faith Sharing on the Gospel Pruning for New Growth Fifth Sunday of Easter Opening Prayer Take a few moments of silence and perhaps play a song of your choice. Invite one person to pray or pray as a group. Father of all life and creation, we thank you for the gifts you have given us. Be with us as we look deeper into your Word and into our lives. We pray this in the name of Jesus, the Risen Christ. Amen.

to the world. We’ve heard about the good shepherd who cares for each one of us in a special and unique way. There has to be an Easter way of reading this passage. Perhaps it has to do with what pruning really is.

Pruning sounds painful. We imagine it as losing a limb and having to go about life without it. Or we think of separating plants from their roots— as in harvesting. But, pruning is actually about life and improvement. If you’ve ever seen a well-tended orchard with trees full of fruit or a vineyard with large gnarled root stocks leading to lush vines, you have seen the effects of pruning. Faith in Action Pruning is a studied, reasoned way Take a few moments to give all an Fifth Sunday of Lent of improving yields and the health of opportunity to share progress on last plants. week’s action. Jesus says in this passage, “Whoever In this passage from John’s Gospel, Lent may very well be about looks at nature, and uses the loves his life loses it, and whoever Scripture:Jesus John 15:1-8 “pruning” bad habits or eliminating metaphor of the seed that falls to the hates his life in this world will things that get in the way of our ground, dead, but relationships which Settling In Withseemingly the Word preserve it for eternal life.” Mother with God, ourselves, will rise and bringa forth Teresa’s decision led her to venture Take a few moments to savor word,abundant and others. Easter, on the other fruit. He is referring beyond the walls of the elite aconvent question, or a feeling that rises to uphimself. hand, is about the results of this John this saying of Jesus school into the streets of India—far in you. Reflect onplaces this quietly or share pruning—a strengthened and from her native Albania—in itanaloud. immediately after the triumphal invigorated relationship with God or entry into Jerusalem at the beginning attempt to provide some semblance an even healthier outlook on life and of the week that will bring his arrest of respect to those who were Reflection faith. New shoots start from where deprived of their very human dignity. and execution. Jesus is preparing a plant has been pruned; new life So, Jesus is the vine and we are the his disciples to see the real meaning Inside those school walls was the begins from where we have changed branches. When we are no longer of his suffering and death. In a comfortable safety of the known. or withdrawn from old, unhealthy able to produce good fruit or have Outside was the filth and turbulence brilliantly pithy phrase, Jesus warns behaviors. become diseased, we will be pruned his disciples—those of the 21st of the streets, a place of danger. away, collected, and burned. Why? century just as much as thosePruning of the removes the “suckers”—the She could lose her life out there, for Because we1st threaten the health branches century—that toofsave your life, that begin to grow from the Sister Teresa (as she was known) to rest of the wrong youvineyard. must firstWell, lose that’s it. What can he place which would be unable venture outside was literally the risking certainly one way of looking at this mean by this seeming paradox? to support fruit. Pruning removes the “losing her life.” Yet, she intuitively reading. However, that knew that to save her life sheScripture had parts killed or damaged by storms. Perhaps Jesus is speaking of how interpretation would probably fit to lose it in the service of India’s Pruning allows an old, worn-out we act in this world. When the poor. She followed this call sobetter far asfor Lent than for the Easter branch world looks at us, we are sometimes to re-bloom into new, livelier season. to leave the comfort of her religious branches. seemingly dead, standing outside the Grape vines must be order to found a new order dedicated pruned Easter is about resurrection, new mainstream. At other times we may back each year or they will to serving the poor. beginnings,appear and joy.alive In the andlast thriving, butnot arebear fruit—only new growth grapes! When we “prune” several weeks we’ve stifl heard actually ingabout or ignoring aproduces core Why did she do it? We can speculate ourselves, Jesus the Christ who potential. Jesus says we should lose the energy that went into about her motivations, but it people seems seeing parts we have pruned is available to believe and towants witness life the world us tothe have most of all it was based uponinvites themthe

Losing and Winning Opening Prayer Take a few moments of silence and perhaps play a song of your choice. Invite one person to pray or pray as a group. Lord, as we gather today to reflect on the words of Jesus and learn by sharing one another’s experiences, help us to open our minds and hearts to your Word and to the challenges it brings to the way we live in the world. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Faith in Action Take a few moments to give all an opportunity to share progress on last week’s action. Scripture: John 12:20-33 Settling In With the Word Take a few moments to savor a word, a question, or a feeling that rises up in you. Reflect on this quietly or share it aloud. Reflection What does it mean to lose one’s life in order to gain it? There once was a teacher who worked at a prestigious girls’ school for the wealthy. There she helped educate fine young women and equip them with the skills to take their place with the elite of their country. But not far from the walls of the convent school, people were dying on the streets, people too poor to have anyone provide a decent burial. That teacher ventured out, began burying the dead and caring for the sick. We know her today as Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta.

to be redirected into other parts of our lives. Think of it this way: when you are consumed by anger or hate, you don’t have as much energy going toward love—you take energy away from love to feed your anger. If you prune away the anger, you have that much more energy to give to something more constructive. That’s what pruning is all about. Why talk about pruning during Easter? Lent is over; our pruning is complete (at least for now), so, we can focus on what comes next. We can see how we are connected to Christ and know that we are even stronger now than before. We can choose where to grow by redirecting the energy we no longer put toward the things that got in our way. It is time to begin anew, to become who you now can become only because those old encumbrances are gone. Only branches that are connected to the vine produce grapes. So too, Jesus tells us, we will be fruitful as long as we maintain our connection to him. And just as branches no longer connected to the vine wither and die, so too our spiritual life will dry up. The Gospel tells us that as long as we live in Christ—even if we occasionally need a little pruning to make us stronger or better—we have no fear of being lost from God. That’s a pretty comforting thought. Questions for Reflection • What parts of myself have I had to prune, even abandon, along the path of my spiritual journey in Christ? How has this pruning improved my life? • In what ways am I beginning new growth? How have I been strengthened in my relationship with God in the past year?

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