The Sacraments – Books and Media review/Ignatius Press

 

As promised in the article 7 Sacraments of the Catholic Church I’ve  prepared for you an overview of the best books and other media on the sacraments. If you want to do a deep dive into the meaning and secrets of the sacraments (Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist, Penance, Anointing of Sick, Holy Order, Matrimony) you should read and study additional sources.

Here you are the review from Ignatius Press,  a Catholic store and publishing house. My review on Ignatius Press store online can read here.



The Sacraments, Source of Our Life in Christ
The Sacraments, Source of Our Life in Christ

Format: Hardback

Price: $ 24.00   (Online Sale Price)

Description: 

The book is the theology of every sacrament and its implications for living the Christianity.

The Didache Semester Series is a series of student workbooks, high school textbooks, and teacher’s manuals.  Each title covers up one academic semester. They have been developed in accordance with the 2007 curriculum framework from the USCCB Subcommittee on the Catechism to assist in the publication of religious education textbooks for Catholic high schools.

Thie book is approved by the Archdiocese of Chicago, and it is in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

Where to buy:  www.ignatius.com



Reborn — Home Edition (3 DVDs)
Reborn -- Home Edition (3 DVDs)

Format: DVD

Price: $ 39.95

Description: 

Reborn: You, Your Child, and the Heart of Baptism is a three-DVD video series that leads you through the importance of Baptism, moving deeper into the spiritual reality of everyone playing a part in this important event in your child’s life.

With these DVDs, you’ll see baptism’s significant place in Scripture and Tradition, along with a step-by-step discovery of the rite itself.

Session Listing:

1: A New Creation

2: Entering The Mystery: The Rite Explained

3: Nurturing the Life of Grace

Where to buy: www.ignatius.com



7 Secrets of the Eucharist

7 Secrets of the Eucharist

Format: Paperback

Price: $ 8.46 (online sale price)

Description:

Reading this book you’ll leave with a totally new awareness that the Eucharist is not just about receiving Communion. It is about changing your daily life.

Based on the Scriptures, the writings of the Saints, and the teachings of our two most recent Popes, this book will introduce you to some of the “secret” truths of the Eucharist.  7 Secrets of the Eucharist shows how each reception of Holy Communion can be a life-changing experience.

No matter how much you already know about the Eucharist, the “secrets” revealed in the book will bring you to a new, personal experience. Excellent for personal devotion, study groups, catechesis,  and theological studies.

Where to buy: www.ignatius.com



YOUCAT Confirmation: Student Book
YOUCAT Confirmation: Student Book

Format: Paperback

Price: $11,01 (online sale price)

Description:

YOUCAT  Confirmation book is written for the candidates in junior high and high school (or older). It provides good preparation for receiving the Confirmation.  This book has interesting content on many spiritual topics to help the student be well prepared to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. It also includes many interesting questions that youth ask about God, Jesus Christ, the Church, and the faith.

Among the topics included are: Why the World is Broken, Jesus-More than a Mere Man, In Search of the Holy Spirit, Prayer-Staying in Touch with God, The Church, Eucharist, Confession, the Rite of Confirmation, and more.

Where to buywww.ignatius.com


                               A New Penance BookA New Penance Book

Format: Paperback

Price: $ 9.95

Description:

This booklet will help you understand how to go to Confession. It explains the Christian disciple’s need for a continuous, true interior conversion. It is this conversion of the heart, which produces a gradual but sure and real change of life. In this sense, you discover the nature of the Sacrament of Penance. It explains how to prepare for penance and what the sacrament is.  Included is a section to use when going to confession, and a collection of helpful prayers for preparation and thanksgiving.

Where to buy: www.ignatius.com



7 Secrets of Confession
7 Secrets of Confession

Format: Audio Book on CD

Price: $ 16.15 (online sale price)

Description:

The 7 Secrets of Confession is a remarkable demonstration of Vinny Flynn’s best-selling book, read by the author, with a supporting cast of voices and beautiful instrumental music.

The author reveals 7 key “secrets” or hidden truths about the great spiritual beauty, and the real power of Confession.

If you have not yet experienced Confession as a personal encounter with Christ; if you do not feel pleased and excited going to Confession with the same expectation with which you receive Holy Communion, this audio book is for you.

Where to buy:  www.ignatius.com

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