How Mass can become a time of Grace, Nourishment, and Devotion
Christopher Carstens If you’re unhappy because the Mass has become for you routine or even boring and tedious, these pages are for you. With the help of Carstens’ wise suggestions you will be surprised to find each Eucharistic celebration a fountain of peace for you, and a profound refreshment for your soul.
AUTHOR: Christopher Carstens
DETAILS: 131 pages, paperback
Joan Carroll Cruz This book tells of consecrated Hosts which have visibly turned to human flesh, have bled, levitated, and which have become hard as flint when received by a person in mortal sin. It details the official investigations that have been made into these miracles by professional scientists, and it tells of where these miraculous phenomena can still be venerated today.
AUTHOR: Joan Carroll Cruz
DETAILS: 330 pages, paperback
The Hidden Manna has become a classic on Eucharistic teaching. Fr. O’Connor presents and comments on substantial excerpts from the major sources of the Church’s Tradition extending all the way back to apostolic times. Focusing on the doctrine of the Real Presence, he follows the earliest witnesses through the challenge in the Middle Ages of Berengarius through the Protestant Reformation and modern disputes.
Recent decades have been marred by pervasive Eucharistic abuse, from violations of liturgical norms and rubrics to practices that encourage irreverence and facilitate habitual sacrilege. In this book Kwasniewski describes the fitting veneration and handling of this mystery of faith past and present, the dispositions we need to cultivate for a fruitful reception of the Lord, and the blessings that follow from a life centered on Holy Communion.
Dom Prosper Guéranger (1805-1875) devoted himself to liturgical scholarship, polemics, and the establishment of Benedictine communities in France. The Holy Mass is Guéranger’s most extensive treatment of the heart of the liturgy and firmly established him as a leading liturgist. By turns devotional, exegetical and historical, this is therefore a timely publication of one of the great treasures of Catholic liturgical spirituality.