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Spirituality for Everyday Life with Rolheiser

Parish-Wide Initiative

Based on best-selling author Ronald Rolheiser, OMI's books The Shattered Lantern, The Holy Longing, and Sacred Fire, the Spirituality for Everyday Life with Ronald Rolheiser Series explores the phases of discipleship and how to live as Christ's disciples in today's world.

  • Topic: Parish-Wide Initiatives, Spirituality
  • Who It's For: Individuals, Small Groups
  • Parish Need: Spirituality, Evangelization
  • Liturgical Seasons: Any time
  • Duration: 12 sessions
  • Languages Available: English, Spanish
  • Author: RENEW International

Books:

At Prayer with Mary

Small-Group Books

Deepen your appreciation of and devotion to our Blessed Mother Mary and her role in our lives and the life of the Church. 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.

  • Topic: Spirituality
  • Who It's For: Individuals, Small Groups, Parish-Wide
  • Parish Need: Creating Disciples, Evangelization
  • Liturgical Seasons: Easter, October
  • Duration: Mary-7 sessions, Maria-6 sessions
  • Languages Available: English, Spanish
  • Author: John Phalen, CSC, James Posluszny, CSC

Balancing Faith & Work

Small-Group Books

Bring your faith and work into balance with this new resource based on the writings of Chris Lowney, author of Heroic Leadership and Pope Francis: Why He Leads the Way He Leads. Explore Ignatian spirituality and its ideal of care for the whole person. Created in partnership with the Ignatian Business Chapters, Balancing Faith and Work helps business leaders bring their personal and professional lives into deeper harmony.

  • Topic: Adult Faith Formation, Advent/Lent, Faith and Work, Parish-Wide Initiatives, Spirituality
  • Who It's For: Individuals, Small Groups, Parish-Wide
  • Parish Need: Creating Disciples, Evangelization
  • Liturgical Seasons: Any time
  • Duration: 12 sessions
  • Languages Available: English
  • Author: Chris Lowney

Christian Prayer: Renewing Family Faith Bulletins

Small-Group Books

Renewing Family Faith is a practical, attractive, and informative two-page resource that serves to promote whole-family catechesis as a total parish experience. Each bulletin offers an interesting selection of faith reflections for parents, family activities, and questions that encourage table sharing. Brief scripture passages and wisdom quotes are interspersed. A special feature in each bulletin is an inspiring story on the life of an honored saint or a modern person who has lived an extraordinary faith life

  • Topic: Spanish, Spirituality
  • Who It's For: Families, Small Groups
  • Parish Need: Creating Disciples, Evangelization
  • Liturgical Seasons: Follows WC books (E/S)
  • Duration: 1 download per faith-sharing book (E/S)
  • Languages Available: English, Spanish
  • Author: RENEW International

Creation at the Crossroads

Small-Group Books

With twelve sessions on Pope Francis’ encyclical on ecology, this resource is designed for use in parishes, small groups, and college campus ministries. Emphasizing love as a motivating force, Francis calls on all to do their part to protect the environment in order to improve the lives of the poor today and guarantee a better world for future generations. Through Scripture, prayer, faith-sharing questions, and practical ideas for protecting and caring for the environment and people, this resource will move small groups to faith-based action.

  • Topic: Faith and Work, Social Justice, Spirituality
  • Who It's For: Individuals, Small Groups, Parish-Wide
  • Parish Need: Evangelization, Catholic Social Teachings
  • Liturgical Seasons: Any time
  • Duration: 12 sessions
  • Languages Available: English
  • Author: Edward J. Ciuba

Essentials for Small-Group Leaders

Small-Group Books

A comprehensive collection of pastoral insights and practical suggestions to help small-community leaders guide their groups in a way that nourishes spiritual growth.

  • Topic: Leader Resources, Ministry Resources, Spirituality
  • Who It's For: Forming Small-Group Leaders
  • Parish Need: Forming Small Groups
  • Liturgical Seasons: Any time
  • Duration: All year
  • Languages Available: English, Spanish, French
  • Author: RENEW International

Everyday Witness

Small-Group Books

In Everyday Witness, RENEW’s own Sister Theresa Rickard, O.P., offers seven simple habits to help fellow Catholics more comfortably talk about and model Christian faith in our everyday lives. Each chapter includes Sister Terry’s reflection on witnessing the faith in her own life, a brief survey of what the Bible says on the topic, and the story of an ordinary person who gives witness to their faith in an extraordinary way. Each chapter also offers self-reflection questions, simple ideas about how to grow the habit, and a closing prayer that gives us not only food for thought but also practical help for becoming better witnesses to our Catholic faith.

  • Topic: Evangelization, Spirituality
  • Who It's For: Individuals, Small Groups, Parish-Wide
  • Parish Need: Creating Disciples, Evangelization
  • Liturgical Seasons: Any time
  • Duration: 7 sessions
  • Languages Available: English
  • Author: Sr. Theresa Rickard, O.P.

Living in the Sacred / Spirituality for Everyday Life

Small-Group Books

Living in the Sacred is a follow-up faith-sharing resource for RENEW International’s popular Longing for the Holy and is based on Ronald Rolheiser’s latest book, Sacred Fire. Living in the Sacred takes participants on a deeper spiritual journey exploring the second stage of discipleship: “Giving your life away.” Having moved through the “getting your life together” stage, participants have made life commitments either in marriage or other relationships, child raising, to sick or elderly parents or other relatives, careers, communities, etc. Living in the Sacred is about how we stay true to these commitments as disciples of Christ.

  • Topic: Faith and Work, Spirituality
  • Who It's For: Individuals, Small Groups, Parish-Wide
  • Parish Need: Prayer
  • Liturgical Seasons: Any time
  • Duration: 12 sessions
  • Languages Available: English
  • Author: Fr. Ronald Rolheiser, OMI

Longing for the Holy / Spirituality for Everyday Life

Small-Group Books

Deepen your sense of the presence of God with these twelve faith-sharing sessions on Spirituality for Everyday Life, based on selected insights of Ronald Rolheiser, O.M.I. Experience how the gentle spiritual guidance and practical wisdom of best-selling author, Ronald Rolheiser, O.M.I., can enliven everyday life. This is an ideal process for enriching the spirituality of your RENEW group, for small faith-sharing communities, and for individual reflection, as it covers different dimensions of contemporary spiritual life.

  • Topic: Faith and Work, Spirituality
  • Who It's For: Individuals, Small Groups, Parish-Wide
  • Parish Need: Prayer
  • Liturgical Seasons: Any time
  • Duration: 12 sessions
  • Languages Available: English
  • Author: Fr. Ronald Rolheiser, OMI

What, Me Holy?

Small-Group Books

In his exhortation Rejoice and Be Glad, Pope Francis calls all Catholics to live a life of holiness. How do we answer that call in our work, in our communities, in the day-to-day encounters of our busy lives? In What, Me Holy? renowned author Chris Lowney helps unpack Pope Francis’ words, inviting us to re-examine our ideas about holiness and how we answer the call to live a holy life.

  • Topic: Faith and Work, Spirituality
  • Who It's For: Individuals, Small Groups
  • Parish Need: Spirituality
  • Liturgical Seasons: Any time
  • Duration: 12 sessions
  • Languages Available: English
  • Author: Chris Lowney