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Scripture St Paul e–Conference
St Luke e–Conference
Old Testament

  • Bernhard W. Anderson. Understanding the Old Testament. 5th ed. Upper Saddle River NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007
  • Lawrence Boadt. Reading the Old Testament. Rev. & updated by Richard Clifford & Daniel Harrington. New York NJ: Paulist Press, 2012
  • Tremper Longman III. Introducing the Old Testament: A Short Guide to Its History and Message. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2012.

New Testament

  • Raymond E. Brown. Introduction to the New Testament. New York: Doubleday, 1997
  • Howard C. Kee. The Beginnings of Christianity: an Introduction to the New Testament (New York: T. & T. Clark, 2005
  • All four books on the Gospels by Brendan Byrne SJ:
  • Hospitality of God: a reading of Luke’s Gospel. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2000
  • Lifting the Burden: reading Matthew’s Gospel in the Church Today. Strathfield: St Pauls Publications, 2004
  • Costly Freedom: a theological reading of Mark’s Gospel. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2008
  • Life Abounding, a Reading of John’s Gospel (Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2014)
  • Patrick Gray. Opening Paul’s Letters: a reader’s guide to genre and interpretation Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2012.
  • Daniel J. Harrington. Meeting St Paul Today, Understanding the Man, his Mission and his Message (Chicago: Loyola Press, 2008)
  • Calvin J. Roetzel. The Letters of Paul: Conversations in Context. 5th ed. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2009
Ecology
  • Denis Edwards, D. 2006. Ecology at the Heart of Faith, Orbis Books, Maryknoll, New York
  • Denis Edwards: How God ActsHow God Acts: Creation, Redemption, and Special Divine Action (Theology and the Sciences)
  • Barbara Fiand, Awe–Filled Wonder: The Interface of Science and Spirituality
Mary Mary e–Conference
Spirituality
  • Paul Coutinho, SJ. How Big is Your God?, Loyola Press, Chicago
  • Nouwen, H. 2001. Finding My Way Home: Pathways to Life and the Spirit, The Crossroads publishing Company, New York
  • Brendan Byrne. Hospitality of God
  • Joan Chittister. Scarred by Struggle: Transformed by Hope
  • Albert Nolan. Jesus Today: A spirituality of radical freedom
  • Margaret Silf.
    • At Sea with God
    • Landmarks  An Ignatian Journey
    • Wayfaring (Walking with Jesus)
    • Sacred Spaces (Celtic Journey)
Prayer
  • Downey, M. 2006. Hear! I Am: Contemplating Life and the Scriptures, Watson Ferguson and Company
  • Littleton, V. 2008. Eternal Music, Community Books Australia, Darling Heights, Qld.
  • Ester de Waal. Lost in Wonder (rediscovering the Spiritual art of Attentiveness)
  • Thomas Keating. Intimacy with God
  • Joan Chittister. The Breath of the Soul
  • A year with with Thomas Merton: Daily Meditations from his journals. Selected and edited by Jonathan Montaldo
  • Laureen Freeman. Jesus the Teacher Within
  • Sister Jeremy Hall, OSB. Silence, Solitude, Simplicity: A Hermits Love Affair with a Noisy, Crowded and Complicated World.
  • Paula D’Arcy. Seeking With All My Heart (Encountering God’s Presence Today)
  • Barbara Fiand. From Religion back to Faith (A Journey of the Heart)
  • Richard Rohr. The Naked Now
  • Albert Nolan. Jesus Today: A Spirituality of Radical Freedom
  • Sebastian Moore. The Contagion of Jesus
  • John Shea. Following Jesus
  • Ruth Burrows. Essence of Prayer
  • Michael Leunig. When I talk to you (a cartoonist talks to God),  The Prayer Tree
  • Intimacy and on Prayer
  • William Barry: God and You,
    Seek My Face
    With an Everlasting Love
    Spiritual Direction and the Encounter with God.
Church Life
Theology Australian eJournal of Theology, Australian Catholic University
  • Denis Edwards. Jesus the Wisdom of God: An Ecological Theology
  • Albert Nolan. Hope in an Age of Despair
Our Story Religious Sisters of Charity www.rsccaritas.ie
  • Donal S. Blake. Mary Aikenhead Servant of the poor.
  • Rosina Burns. Those that Sowed
  • John H. Cullen. The Australian Daughters of Mary Aikenhead
  • Margaret Donovan. Apostolate of Love. Mary Aikenhead 1787-1858.
  • M.M.K. O’Sullivan. A cause of trouble? Irish nuns and English Clerics
Discernment
  • Frank Wallace, SJ. What God Wants
  • Brian Gallagher, MSC. Discernment Booklet
  • Margaret Silf. Wise Choices
  • Margaret Silf. On Making Choices
Religious Life
  • Frank Moloney, SDB. A life of Promise
  • Barbara Fiand. Where Two or Three Are Gathered
  • Barbara Fiand. Living the Vision
  • Herbert Alphonso, SJ. The Personal Vocation
THE WISDOM OF MARY AIKENHEAD
When we have so much to praise the Lord for, we must not complain.
THE WISDOM OF MARY AIKENHEAD
True affection is to rejoice in the happiness of our dear ones. Never allow a sentiment of resentment to enter into our hearts.
THE WISDOM OF MARY AIKENHEAD
Pray, reflect and consult – and may the divine spirit direct all to God’s greater glory.
THE WISDOM OF MARY AIKENHEAD
May our dear Lord Jesus fill your hearts with His own love. Amen!
THE WISDOM OF MARY AIKENHEAD
We must have patience with others as He has patience with us.
THE WISDOM OF MARY AIKENHEAD
Under every difficulty try to pray fervently.
THE WISDOM OF MARY AIKENHEAD
We have much to thank Him for, even for those little drawbacks on our comforts and conveniences.
THE WISDOM OF MARY AIKENHEAD
Do pray that justice may be accomplished in peace and that truth may prevail.
THE WISDOM OF MARY AIKENHEAD
Go on now as steadily as you can, relying on the Divine assistance and fear not.
THE WISDOM OF MARY AIKENHEAD
What we do ought to be done well.

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