Building the Domestic Church Kiosk
Carlyle Council 1382 purchased a kiosk for the program "Building the Domestic Church". The kiosk is now placed in the library at the St. Mary Carlyle parish center, and contains various booklets which contain engaging, faith-based literature that can be borrowed by parishioners. Feel free to stop in and browse the selection of booklets. See brief descriptions below -
Overview - The Family Fully Alive
304 – Lord, Teach Us to Pray
To answer the question “What is prayer,” we must realize that our search leads, not to an activity, but to a way of being. Prayer is less a function and more a disposition.
309 – Prayer Time
Prayer Time is a wonderful companion for families to use in order to grow in the spiritual life. How wonderful if families throughout the world would spend time together each day offering prayers found in this wonderful volume. It goes without saying, that Prayer Time is a useful guide for anyone who truly wants to grow in holiness.
310 - Letter to Families
Before his election to the papacy, Karol Wojtyla, as priest and bishop, spent long hours counseling young adults and newly married couples; as poet and playwright he explored the challenges confronting couples in dramas such as The Jeweler’s Shop; as a professor of philosophy he examined ethical decisions faced by couples within marriage in such works as Love and Responsibility.
315 – The Good Life, God’s Way
This booklet is an introduction to the good life—the really good life—for Roman Catholics. Jesus Christ is Himself the Way (John 14:6), and to follow Him means to take up a holy manner of life and to become the kind of wise, strong, pure, and good men and women that God wants us to be.
318 - The Family in the Modern World
In Familiaris Consortio, Pope John Paul II asks us to be realistic about the situation of families in our time. Not every new development has been a positive one, nor has every social change had a negative effect upon family life.
319 – A Scriptural Rosary for the Family
The Rosary is a school, that is, a method of prayer for all times and seasons. For many centuries, Catholics have turned to the Rosary to learn the Gospel, to contemplate the face of Christ in their ordinary lives, but also during times of conflict and danger.
322 - Becoming a Real Man of God
The author discusses the challenges of forming Christian men today.
324 - Mary, The Mother of God
Mary as the mother of God; her Immaculate Conception, perpetual virginity and Assumption.
327 - Saint Benedict for Busy Parents
This booklet introduces the reader to Saint Benedict, his Rule and his spirituality with the aim of providing a means for spiritual advancement amid the bustle of family life.
328 – Saint Joseph: Our Father in Faith
This booklet discusses Saint Joseph as a “man of faith” and “the just man,” providing a timely reflection on Saint Joseph as a model for all Christians.
333 – God’s Plan for Love and Marriage
This booklet provides an introduction to some of the key concepts of Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body, as well a reflection questions and recommendations for further reading.
340 - Into the Breach - An Apostolic Exhortation to Catholic Man
390 - Faith: Questions and Answers
This booklet contains 101 questions and answers concerning Christian doctrine and practice.
10168 - The Gift of Fatherhood