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Come Creator Spirit$39.95Add to cart
Written particularly for the Charismatic Renewal in the English-speaking world, Come, Creator Spirit is a helpful guide for a better understanding of the Holy Spirit. In this detailed commentary on the famous hymn Veni Creator, sung at the beginning of every new year, ecumenical council, and priestly ordination, Father Raniero Cantalamessa describes the Paraclete and gives praise to its glory. Progressing through the hymn line by line, he provides insights, reflections, hymnography of Christian traditions, and testimonies of the saints. This book describes the Church’s experience of the Spirit of today, as well as the past. The biblical and theological base of the hymn opens the reader to the perspectives and inspirations in this book. Its vision of the Holy Spirit in the history of salvation emerges as the reader progresses through the reading. In the celebration of the ecumenical character of Veni Creator, this book draws from Orthodox, Protestant, and Catholic traditions for all those who wish to seek a better understanding of the Holy Spirit.
Mystery Of Easter$19.95Add to cart
What does the paschal mystery mean in the context of the rite-past and present-and in Christian life and death?
Students of the liturgy and preachers will find in these pages a thoughtful examination of the mystery of Easter. Father Cantalamessa, the preacher to the papal household, is in full command of both the scholarly and the pastoral implications of the Easter rite. From his words you will gain the insight to articulate this mystery within the liturgy and within life so that it will imbue with hope and awe all those who come to celebrate it.
Mystery Of Gods Word$14.95Add to cart
Those who preach the Word, those who proclaim it from a lectern, and those who hear it will all find something to inspire them to greater appreciation of the mystery of God’s Word in this collection of reflections.
The reflections are developed around eight themes: “Jesus Began to Preach” addresses the mystery of the Word in salvation history. “Go and Proclaim the Gospel” makes the connection between the Word and the Church. “When I Found Your Words . . .” speaks to those who proclaim the Word. “We Preach Christ Jesus as Lord” reflects on the content of Christian preaching. “For Every Careless Word . . .” warns against confusing human words with the divine Word. “You Will Receive Power from the Holy Spirit” affirms the role of the Holy Spirit in the proclamation of the Word. “Welcome the Word” affirms the place of God’s Word in our everyday lives. “The Letter Brings Death But the Spirit Gives Life” attests to the role of the Spirit in the interpretation of the Bible and in the life of the Church.
Eucharist : Our Sanctification (Revised)$19.95Add to cart
The Eucharist should not be limited to the congregation that gathers to hear the word of God and proclaim its faith. It is, first of all, the active presence of the sacrifice of Christ, who gathers us together and lets us partake of his divine life through his body and blood in Communion.
Christians are always hoping to find helpful ways to contemplate the eucharistic mystery in all its fullness, and this set of meditations by Father Raniero Cantalamessa-presented by him in the presence of Pope John Paul II-is written in a simple and warm style and nourished by Scripture and the teachings of the Church Fathers from both the East and the West. These meditations answer the needs of all who hope to experience the radiant and radiating Eucharist that shines into their hearts and into the life of the Church.