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National federation of Priests - Vanhoye

National federation of Priests - Vanhoye

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3/14/11 2:18 PM

Plant the Seed – Liguori Publications Catholic Social Thought – Orbis Books A Different Priest – Convivium Press

As Cardinal Roger Mahony, archbishop emeritus of Los Angeles, states in his Foreword: [This book] "will now reach the eyes, ears and hearts of so many more of God's holy people who are longing for an encouraging word." Available for $12.95 from Ave Maria Press, P.O. Box 428, Notre Dame, IN 46556-0428. Tel: (800) 282-1865. Fax: (800) 282-5681. E-mail: avemariapress.1@nd.edu. Web site: www.avemariapress.com.

Plant the Seed: Sharing the Gospels with Children, by Patricia Mathson is a book filled with engaging and creative ideas that help catechists and parents encourage children to live the Word of God in their lives. It includes seven passages from each of the four gospels covering the span of Jesus' life and ministry, and leads the catechist or parent through kid-friendly meditations, discussion and reflection questions, activities, and prayers relating to the theme of each passage. Plant the Seed includes a variety of learning activities: group projects, crafts, role play, service projects, sharing questions, art ideas, prayers and kid-friendly meditations. Available for $8.99 from Liguori Publications, One Liguori Dr., Liguori, MO 63057. Tel: (800) 325-9521. Fax: (800) 325-9526. E-mail: liguori@liguori.org. Web site: www.liguori.org.

Catholic Social Thought: The Documentary Heritage, edited by David J. O'Brien and Thomas A. Shannon is an 816-page compendium of Church documents ranging from Pope Leo XIII's Rerum Novarum (1891) to Pope Benedict XVI's Caritas in Veritate (2009). The volume also includes the important documents of the American bishops on peace, the economy, and racism. Every document is preceded by an introductory essay and helpful notes, making it an exceptional reference and teaching tool. Available for $30.00 from Orbis Books, P.O. Box 302, Maryknoll, NY 105450302. Tel:(800) 258-5338. Fax: (914) 941-7005. E-mail: orbisbooks@maryknoll.org. Web site: www.maryknollmall.org.

A Different Priest: The Epistle to the Hebrews, by Fr. Albert Vanhoye, SJ, is a rigorous and detailed work. The first section of the book examines one theme, the name of Christ, and offers a general and contemporary Christology. Sections two and three offer a priestly Christology, more general than specific. Sections four and five show the result of this for the Christian life, lived out in faith, hope and charity. The volume is part of the Rhetorica Semitica Series from Convivium Press. It is a joint editorial project with the International Society for the Studies of Biblical and Semitic Rhetoric and the Pontifical Gregorian University. Available for $26.99 from Convivium Press, 7661 NW 68th St., Suite 108, Miami FL 33166. (786) 866-


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