Jeanette Fast Redmond

Jeanette Fast Redmond - Editor

Hagerstown, MD, USA

Development editor, copyeditor, curriculum designer, and writer—working with Catholic publishers, scholarly presses, and authors since 1999

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Overview

I am a freelance development editor, copyeditor, curriculum designer, and writer. I have been working with Catholic publishers, nonprofits, scholarly presses, and their authors since 1999.

Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Business & Management
Career Guides
Children's Books (Non-Fiction)
Christian (Non-Fiction)
Education & Reference
History
Politics & Current Affairs
Psychology
Publishing
Religion & Spirituality

Awards

  • 2nd place, Pastoral Ministry, 2005: Catholic Press Association

Work experience

Development Editor (contract)

Saint Mary's Press
January, 2010 – Present (over 8 years)

Since 2010 I have helped develop curriculum materials for Catholic high schools as development editor and contributing writer for Saint Mary's Press. My services include coaching authors as well as writing or editing student textbooks, teacher manuals, and related materials. On occasion I'm asked to inform marketing and sales staff about unique features of my projects. Writer of "Jesus Christ: God's Love Made Visible (Teacher Guide, Alternate Edition)"; co-writer of "The Paschal Mystery: Christ's Mission of Salvation (Teacher Guide, Alternate Edition)."

Freelance editor and owner

Self-employed
May, 2001 – Present (over 17 years)

I specialize in providing a range of editorial services to Catholic nonprofits and publishers, academic and scholarly presses, and authors who seek to publish or self-publish in either realm. My services include all levels of developmental editing, copyediting, proofreading, curriculum development (K-12), writing, and file composition, including XML workflow. I also copyedit and format research studies for professors, researchers, and doctoral candidates. My Catholic areas of expertise have included theology and doctrine; liturgy (including the new Roman Missal); evangelization, catechesis, and curriculum development; Church history; Catholic social teaching; and fundraising and marketing materials for various Church initiatives. My secular areas of expertise include history, constitutional law, psychology, social work, human resource management, group dynamics and group decision making, strategic planning, and social services for underserved populations. Member of the Editorial Freelancers Association. Recent clients include the Academy of American Franciscan History, Georgetown University Press, Pflaum Publishing, Saint Mary's Press, and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (Office of National Collections).

Senior Editor/Managing Editor

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
June, 1999 – August, 2010 (about 11 years)

Coordinated the editorial work of a team of in-house and freelance editors by assigning projects, monitoring schedules and budgets, setting quality assurance benchmarks, and mentoring and coaching. Oversaw editing and proofreading of a range of products, from scholarly works to brochures and fund-raising materials. Collaborated with authors and subject matter consultants. Managed vendors for indexing and translation (Spanish and Italian). Arranged contracts with vendors and copyright holders. Worked with bishops' committees and their staffs to issue statements during biannual meetings. Adapted longer works into publications for broader audiences.

Portfolio (54 selected works)

The Eucharist (Spiritual Thoughts)

Pope Benedict XVI

As we remember the gift of sacrifice to us, the Holy Father discusses the sacrament of the Eucharist and how it unites us with the living God and allows us to freely give of ourselves to others. The Eucharist is an exchange between God and humanity that brings us closer to him and reminds us of the purpose for our lives. The heart of the Church and the heart of the life of every Christian is e... read more

As we remember the gift of sacrifice to us, the Holy Father discusses the sacrament of the Eucharist and how it unites us with the living God and allows us to freely give of ourselves to others. The Eucharist is an exchange between God and humanity that brings us closer to him and reminds us of the purpose for our lives. The heart of the Church and the heart of the life of every Christian is e... read more

Family: Spiritual Thoughts Series

Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI shares his thoughts on the subject of family through the bonds that are created, the truth of marriage, and the vocation of love that enables us to become loving people. He emphasizes that marriage is between a man and woman and that trust, responsibility, sharing and loving are nurtured in the Family.

Pope Benedict XVI shares his thoughts on the subject of family through the bonds that are created, the truth of marriage, and the vocation of love that enables us to become loving people. He emphasizes that marriage is between a man and woman and that trust, responsibility, sharing and loving are nurtured in the Family.

Following Christ (Spiritual Thoughts)

Pope Benedict XVI

Following Christ is the sixth title in the Spiritual Thoughts Series by Pope Benedict XVI. Through excerpts from his writings, speeches, and homilies, the Holy Father discusses how to develop a relationship with Christ and become more effective disciples. Readers can use Following Christ to grow closer to Jesus Christ and find inspiration for daily Christian living.

Following Christ is the sixth title in the Spiritual Thoughts Series by Pope Benedict XVI. Through excerpts from his writings, speeches, and homilies, the Holy Father discusses how to develop a relationship with Christ and become more effective disciples. Readers can use Following Christ to grow closer to Jesus Christ and find inspiration for daily Christian living.

Mary: Spiritual Thoughts Series

Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI shares his thoughts on Mary as the mother of God and pillar of the Church in this two-volume book. Enjoy selections from the Pope's writings, speeches, and sermons on occasions celebrating Mary.

Pope Benedict XVI shares his thoughts on Mary as the mother of God and pillar of the Church in this two-volume book. Enjoy selections from the Pope's writings, speeches, and sermons on occasions celebrating Mary.

The Word of God (Spiritual Thoughts)

Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI shares his reflections on the many ways God meets us in his Word. Drawing upon texts from both the Old and New Testaments, the Holy Father shows how God wants all his children to know him by hearing and reading his Word.

Pope Benedict XVI shares his reflections on the many ways God meets us in his Word. Drawing upon texts from both the Old and New Testaments, the Holy Father shows how God wants all his children to know him by hearing and reading his Word.

The Priesthood (Spiritual Thoughts)

Pope Benedict XVI

The Priesthood (Spiritual Thoughts)

The Priesthood (Spiritual Thoughts)

The Saints (Spiritual Thoughts)

Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI inspires Christians in his thoughts about ancient and modern saints. See God's glorious work in the lives of righteous and holy ones.

Pope Benedict XVI inspires Christians in his thoughts about ancient and modern saints. See God's glorious work in the lives of righteous and holy ones.

Pope Benedict XVI: Spiritual Thoughts

Pope Benedict XVI

Spiritual Thoughts wonderfully captures his deep spiritual and holy life and his extraordinary intelligence as expressed in the first year of his papacy and begins to unlock the mystery of who this pope will be.

Spiritual Thoughts wonderfully captures his deep spiritual and holy life and his extraordinary intelligence as expressed in the first year of his papacy and begins to unlock the mystery of who this pope will be.

St. Paul: Spiritual Thoughts Series

Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI teaches you how to share the gift of Christ with the world like St. Paul did. Every page has a thought from the Pope about St. Paul's life and writings.

Pope Benedict XVI teaches you how to share the gift of Christ with the world like St. Paul did. Every page has a thought from the Pope about St. Paul's life and writings.

World Religions 2015 Teacher Manual A Voyage of Discovery, 4th Edition

Jeffrey Brodd

Each chapter in the Teacher Manual includes a chapter review, major concepts identified for each chapter, additional online resources to support the chapter, activities, handouts and assessments, answer keys for quizzes, handouts and review questions, key terminology and an outlined path to understanding. Spiral-bound paperback, 8.5 x 11, 350 pages. (©2015)

Each chapter in the Teacher Manual includes a chapter review, major concepts identified for each chapter, additional online resources to support the chapter, activities, handouts and assessments, answer keys for quizzes, handouts and review questions, key terminology and an outlined path to understanding. Spiral-bound paperback, 8.5 x 11, 350 pages. (©2015)

The Catholic Connections Handbook for Middle Schoolers, Second Edition

Catholic Connections is a dynamic parish religious education program designed to foster the faith of young adolescents and help them make the connections between the Catholic faith, their everyday life, and their faith community. Catholic Connections aims to strengthen the participants' Catholic identity and inspire them to participate more fully in the Church's mission. In a world of laws of ... read more

Catholic Connections is a dynamic parish religious education program designed to foster the faith of young adolescents and help them make the connections between the Catholic faith, their everyday life, and their faith community. Catholic Connections aims to strengthen the participants' Catholic identity and inspire them to participate more fully in the Church's mission. In a world of laws of ... read more

Church History-Teacher Guide: Apostolic Times to Today

Tina Rosenthal Monosmith, Jeanette Fast Redmond

Church History: Apostolic Times to Today.This course examines the events of the Church's life, the contributions to human life it has made, and studies the challenges the Church has faced overtime, from her earliest history.The Living in Christ SeriesMakes the most of the wisdom and experience of Catholic high school teachers as they empower and guide students to participate in their own learn... read more

Church History: Apostolic Times to Today.This course examines the events of the Church's life, the contributions to human life it has made, and studies the challenges the Church has faced overtime, from her earliest history.The Living in Christ SeriesMakes the most of the wisdom and experience of Catholic high school teachers as they empower and guide students to participate in their own learn... read more

Vocations (student book): Answering God's Call

Fr. Luke Sweeney, Jenna Cooper, Joanna Dailey

This course leads the students toward a deeper understanding of the vocations of life: how Christ calls ous to live. In this course, students will learn how all vocations are similar as well as how they differ. They will learn what it means to live life for the benefit of others and the value in considering a voacation in service to the Christian communitiy.Living in Christ Series• Makes the m... read more

This course leads the students toward a deeper understanding of the vocations of life: how Christ calls ous to live. In this course, students will learn how all vocations are similar as well as how they differ. They will learn what it means to live life for the benefit of others and the value in considering a voacation in service to the Christian communitiy.Living in Christ Series• Makes the m... read more

The New Testament, Teacher Guide: The Good News of Jesus Christ

Rita Cutarelli, Carrie J. Schroeder

The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus ChristThe purpose of this course is to provide an in depth study of the New Testament. Since Jesus Christ's life, death, and Resurrection are at the heart of the Christian mystery this course will begin by looking at the four complementary but unique portraits of Jesus that are found in the four Gospels. Next it will trace the spread of the Gospel as t... read more

The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus ChristThe purpose of this course is to provide an in depth study of the New Testament. Since Jesus Christ's life, death, and Resurrection are at the heart of the Christian mystery this course will begin by looking at the four complementary but unique portraits of Jesus that are found in the four Gospels. Next it will trace the spread of the Gospel as t... read more

Catholic Social Teaching, Teacher Guide: Christian Life in Society

Ann Herrick, Mary McCullough

Catholic Social Teaching: Christian Life in Society This course will guide students in exploring and understanding the social teachings of the Church. It will address the major themes of Catholic social teaching and what they express about God's plan for all people and our obligations to care for one another, especially those most in need in society. The course will work to move students to a ... read more

Catholic Social Teaching: Christian Life in Society This course will guide students in exploring and understanding the social teachings of the Church. It will address the major themes of Catholic social teaching and what they express about God's plan for all people and our obligations to care for one another, especially those most in need in society. The course will work to move students to a ... read more

The Paschal Mystery: A Primary Source Reader

Lorraine Kilmartin

The Paschal Mystery, Jesus' life, death, and Resurrection, is a living reality. It is the promise of life that we receive at Baptism and it continues to draw us into union with God. We experience this union in the most profound way when we receive Jesus in Holy Communion. The collection of readings in The Paschal Mystery: A Primary Source Reader aims to help you come to know Jesus and build a ... read more

The Paschal Mystery, Jesus' life, death, and Resurrection, is a living reality. It is the promise of life that we receive at Baptism and it continues to draw us into union with God. We experience this union in the most profound way when we receive Jesus in Holy Communion. The collection of readings in The Paschal Mystery: A Primary Source Reader aims to help you come to know Jesus and build a ... read more

Christian Moral Life

Ann Nunes

Christian morality is synonymous with life in Christ. We are to love God with our whole being and to love others as Jesus loves us, because God created all of us in his image and wants us to love one another as he loves us. The Christian moral life is defined by being in loving relationships and by living our lives in response to the teachings of Jesus.The collection of readings in Christian M... read more

Christian morality is synonymous with life in Christ. We are to love God with our whole being and to love others as Jesus loves us, because God created all of us in his image and wants us to love one another as he loves us. The Christian moral life is defined by being in loving relationships and by living our lives in response to the teachings of Jesus.The collection of readings in Christian M... read more

The Catholic Youth Prayer book, Second Edition

Saint Mary's Press

Help youth understand the meaning of Christian prayer. Introduce them to traditional and devotional prayers of the Church, as well as to contemporary styles and methods. Assist youth in developing the habit of daily prayer. This all-in-one resource for prayer forms was specially written for teens, in the PRAY IT! STUDY IT! LIVE IT!® model, like The Catholic Youth Bible® and The Catholic Faith ... read more

Help youth understand the meaning of Christian prayer. Introduce them to traditional and devotional prayers of the Church, as well as to contemporary styles and methods. Assist youth in developing the habit of daily prayer. This all-in-one resource for prayer forms was specially written for teens, in the PRAY IT! STUDY IT! LIVE IT!® model, like The Catholic Youth Bible® and The Catholic Faith ... read more

The Catholic Youth Bible,Third Edition, NABRE: New American Bible Revised Edition

Saint Mary's Press

There's Only One! . . . And it just got better!The Catholic Youth Bible New American Bible Revised Edition (NABRE) contains the new translation of the Old Testament and the new Roman Missal changes. The Catholic Youth Bible will be a true companion, helping you find the answers you seek and helping you make connections to Catholic beliefs and traditions. Over 700 lively articles help you…. • P... read more

There's Only One! . . . And it just got better!The Catholic Youth Bible New American Bible Revised Edition (NABRE) contains the new translation of the Old Testament and the new Roman Missal changes. The Catholic Youth Bible will be a true companion, helping you find the answers you seek and helping you make connections to Catholic beliefs and traditions. Over 700 lively articles help you…. • P... read more

Catholic Household Blessings & Prayers

United States Conference of Catholic Bis

Catholic Household Blessings and Prayers is a family resource for exploring the Catholic tradition of prayer (Also available in Hardcover, 5-645)..

Catholic Household Blessings and Prayers is a family resource for exploring the Catholic tradition of prayer (Also available in Hardcover, 5-645)..

Catholic Household Bless & Prayer/Rev Ed

Bishops' Committee on the Liturgy

The newly revised Catholic Household Blessings and Prayers is the perfect resource for parents and children to explore the rich treasury of the Catholic tradition of prayer.

The newly revised Catholic Household Blessings and Prayers is the perfect resource for parents and children to explore the rich treasury of the Catholic tradition of prayer.

Connecting Young Adults to Catholic Parishes: Best Practices in Catholic Young Adult Ministry (Publication / United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Contains best Practices in Catholic Young Adult Ministry.

Contains best Practices in Catholic Young Adult Ministry.

The Journey Begins (Jesus Christ), student book: An Introduction to Jesus the Christ according to Matthew and John

Stephen Valgos

The Journey Begins is a Bible study program that will increase biblical literacy by encouraging students to look for specific information in the Gospels of Matthew and John. It will encourage active discussion and participation through questions, talking points, and additional resources found in the leader guide. This program can easily be integrated with The Catholic Youth Bible® for a comple... read more

The Journey Begins is a Bible study program that will increase biblical literacy by encouraging students to look for specific information in the Gospels of Matthew and John. It will encourage active discussion and participation through questions, talking points, and additional resources found in the leader guide. This program can easily be integrated with The Catholic Youth Bible® for a comple... read more

The Journey Begins (Jesus Christ), student book: An Introduction to Jesus the Christ according to Matthew and John

Stephen Valgos

The Journey Begins is a Bible study program that will increase biblical literacy by encouraging students to look for specific information in the Gospels of Matthew and John. It will encourage active discussion and participation through questions, talking points, and additional resources found in the leader guide. This program can easily be integrated with The Catholic Youth Bible® for a comple... read more

The Journey Begins is a Bible study program that will increase biblical literacy by encouraging students to look for specific information in the Gospels of Matthew and John. It will encourage active discussion and participation through questions, talking points, and additional resources found in the leader guide. This program can easily be integrated with The Catholic Youth Bible® for a comple... read more

The Journey Begins (OT) student book: An Introduction to the Old Testament, Third Edition

Stephen Valgos

The Journey Begins is a Bible study program that will increase biblical literacy by encouraging students to look for specific information in throughout the Old Testament. It will encourage active discussion and participation through questions, talking points, and additional resources found in the leader guide. This program can easily be integrated with The Catholic Youth Bible® for a complete ... read more

The Journey Begins is a Bible study program that will increase biblical literacy by encouraging students to look for specific information in throughout the Old Testament. It will encourage active discussion and participation through questions, talking points, and additional resources found in the leader guide. This program can easily be integrated with The Catholic Youth Bible® for a complete ... read more

The Journey Begins (OT) Leader Guide: An Introduction to the Old Testament, Third Edition

Stephen Valgos

The Journey Begins is a Bible study program that will increase biblical literacy by encouraging students to look for specific information in throughout the Old Testament. It will encourage active discussion and participation through questions, talking points, and additional resources found in the leader guide. This program can easily be integrated with The Catholic Youth Bible® for a complete ... read more

The Journey Begins is a Bible study program that will increase biblical literacy by encouraging students to look for specific information in throughout the Old Testament. It will encourage active discussion and participation through questions, talking points, and additional resources found in the leader guide. This program can easily be integrated with The Catholic Youth Bible® for a complete ... read more

Forgiveness in International Politics

William Bole, Rev. Drew Christiansen S.J., Robert Hennemeyer

In this provocative book, the authors argue that the core religious value of forgiveness can play a real, strategic role in the arena of international conflict and diplomacy.

In this provocative book, the authors argue that the core religious value of forgiveness can play a real, strategic role in the arena of international conflict and diplomacy.

J's Zoo: Christ's Animal Friends and Their Gospel Tales

James Breig, Jack Wintz, O.F.M. (Foreword)

Anyone who has a dog or a cat, a gerbil or a canary is naturally interested in what Christ said about animals and how he felt about them. If you're an animal lover, maybe you didn't realize he had so much to share about our four-legged, two-legged, no-legged or even winged friends. J's Zoo aims to explore the animals of the Gospels, both real ones mentioned by Jesus -- 'Jesu' -- and those used... read more

Anyone who has a dog or a cat, a gerbil or a canary is naturally interested in what Christ said about animals and how he felt about them. If you're an animal lover, maybe you didn't realize he had so much to share about our four-legged, two-legged, no-legged or even winged friends. J's Zoo aims to explore the animals of the Gospels, both real ones mentioned by Jesus -- 'Jesu' -- and those used... read more

Reverse Mission: Transnational Religious Communities and the Making of US Foreign Policy (Religion and Politics)

Timothy A. Byrnes

Many Catholic priests, nuns, and brothers in the United States take a strong interest in US policies that affect their "brothers and sisters" abroad. In fact, when the policies of their native government pose significant dangers to their people internationally, these US citizens engage actively in a variety of political processes in order to protect and advance the interests of the transnation... read more

Many Catholic priests, nuns, and brothers in the United States take a strong interest in US policies that affect their "brothers and sisters" abroad. In fact, when the policies of their native government pose significant dangers to their people internationally, these US citizens engage actively in a variety of political processes in order to protect and advance the interests of the transnation... read more

Liturgiam Authenticam

Joseph A. Fiorenza Bishop, Congregation For Divine Worship And The Discipline Of The Sacraments

Laid out in a side-by-side, Latin-English format, this definitive presentation of the Instruction is written for liturgists, musicians, catechists, scholars, and parish and diocesan pastoral leaders.

Laid out in a side-by-side, Latin-English format, this definitive presentation of the Instruction is written for liturgists, musicians, catechists, scholars, and parish and diocesan pastoral leaders.

Scandalous Politics: Child Welfare Policy in the States (American Government and Public Policy)

Juliet F. Gainsborough

Little work has been done to systematically analyze how high-profile incidents of child neglect and abuse shape child welfare policymaking in the United States. In Scandalous Politics, Juliet Gainsborough presents quantitative analysis of all fifty states and qualitative case studies of three states (Florida, Colorado, and New Jersey) that reveal how well-publicized child welfare scandals resu... read more

Little work has been done to systematically analyze how high-profile incidents of child neglect and abuse shape child welfare policymaking in the United States. In Scandalous Politics, Juliet Gainsborough presents quantitative analysis of all fifty states and qualitative case studies of three states (Florida, Colorado, and New Jersey) that reveal how well-publicized child welfare scandals resu... read more

An Argument for Same-Sex Marriage: Religious Freedom, Sexual Freedom, and Public Expressions of Civic Equality (Religion and Politics)

Emily R. Gill

The relationship between religious belief and sexuality as personal attributes exhibits some provocative comparisons. Despite the nonestablishment of religion in the United States and the constitutional guarantee of free exercise, Christianity functions as the religious and moral standard in America. Ethical views that do not fit within this consensus often go unrecognized as moral values. Sim... read more

The relationship between religious belief and sexuality as personal attributes exhibits some provocative comparisons. Despite the nonestablishment of religion in the United States and the constitutional guarantee of free exercise, Christianity functions as the religious and moral standard in America. Ethical views that do not fit within this consensus often go unrecognized as moral values. Sim... read more

In Search of the Whole: Twelve Essays on Faith and Academic Life

The contributors to this inspiring anthology meet the challenge that everyone faces: that of becoming a whole person in both their personal and professional lives. John C. Haughey, SJ, has gathered twelve professionals in higher education from a variety of disciplines―philosophy, theology, health care, business, and administration. What they have in common reflects the creative understanding o... read more

The contributors to this inspiring anthology meet the challenge that everyone faces: that of becoming a whole person in both their personal and professional lives. John C. Haughey, SJ, has gathered twelve professionals in higher education from a variety of disciplines―philosophy, theology, health care, business, and administration. What they have in common reflects the creative understanding o... read more

Models of Psychopathology: Generational Processes and Relational Roles

Lisa M. Hooper, Luciano L'Abate, Laura G. Sweeney, Giovanna Gianesini, Peter J. Jankowski

This book explores current relational models of psychopathology that undergird a great many conflicts and destructive outcomes in family and intimate relationships. These models have similar features and can be considered as a group. They are all: (1) generational; (2) relational; and (3) fundamentally reactive processes stemming from existing psychopathology.

This book explores current relational models of psychopathology that undergird a great many conflicts and destructive outcomes in family and intimate relationships. These models have similar features and can be considered as a group. They are all: (1) generational; (2) relational; and (3) fundamentally reactive processes stemming from existing psychopathology.

Testing the National Covenant: Fears and Appetites in American Politics

William F. May

Since the end of World War II, runaway fears of Soviet imperialism, global terrorism, and anarchy have tended to drive American foreign policy toward an imperial agenda. At the same time, uncurbed appetites have wasted the environment and driven the country's market economy into the ditch. How can we best sustain our identity as a people and resist the distortions of our current anxieties and ... read more

Since the end of World War II, runaway fears of Soviet imperialism, global terrorism, and anarchy have tended to drive American foreign policy toward an imperial agenda. At the same time, uncurbed appetites have wasted the environment and driven the country's market economy into the ditch. How can we best sustain our identity as a people and resist the distortions of our current anxieties and ... read more

Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord: A Resource for Guiding the Development of Lay Ecclesial Ministry

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Co-workers in the Vineyard of the Lord offers pastoral and theological reflections on the reality of lay ecclesial ministry, affirmation of those who serve in this way, and a synthesis of best thinking and practice. For Spanish text

Co-workers in the Vineyard of the Lord offers pastoral and theological reflections on the reality of lay ecclesial ministry, affirmation of those who serve in this way, and a synthesis of best thinking and practice. For Spanish text

FORMING CONSCIENCES FOR FAITHFUL CITIZENSHIP

Usccb Usccb

A call to political responsibility from the Catholic bishops of the United States. This statement continues a more than thirty-year tradition by the bishops of encouraging Catholics to use the values of their faith to shape their participation in political life. It focuses on helping Catholics form their consciences so they can make sound moral judgments about public choices. Faithful Citizens... read more

A call to political responsibility from the Catholic bishops of the United States. This statement continues a more than thirty-year tradition by the bishops of encouraging Catholics to use the values of their faith to shape their participation in political life. It focuses on helping Catholics form their consciences so they can make sound moral judgments about public choices. Faithful Citizens... read more

Marriage: Love and Life in the Divine Plan

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

This statement recaptures and further explores the blessing of marriage as a public commitment between a man and woman.

This statement recaptures and further explores the blessing of marriage as a public commitment between a man and woman.

National Directory for Catechesis

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

A companion to the General Directory for Catechesis (GDC), it builds on some of the core themes of the GDC like catechesis's relationship to evangelization and worship.

A companion to the General Directory for Catechesis (GDC), it builds on some of the core themes of the GDC like catechesis's relationship to evangelization and worship.

National Directory for the Formation, Ministry, and Life of Permanent Deacons in the United States

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

The national directory addresses the the dimensions and perspectives in the formation of deacons and the model standards for the formation, ministry, and life of deacons in the United States.

The national directory addresses the the dimensions and perspectives in the formation of deacons and the model standards for the formation, ministry, and life of deacons in the United States.

Program of Priestly Formation

National Conference of Catholic Bishops

Rooted in the documents of Vatican II, the Program for Priestly Formation offers the normative direction for all seminaries in the United States to meet the challenge of priestly formation in the third millennium. For Online PDF format

Rooted in the documents of Vatican II, the Program for Priestly Formation offers the normative direction for all seminaries in the United States to meet the challenge of priestly formation in the third millennium. For Online PDF format

The Real Presence of Jesus Christ in the Sacrament of the Eucharist: Basic Questions & Answers

Presented in an easy-to-read format, the pamphlet simply answers fifteen of the most theologically complex questions. A valuable aid for pastors and religious educators.

Presented in an easy-to-read format, the pamphlet simply answers fifteen of the most theologically complex questions. A valuable aid for pastors and religious educators.

Sing to the Lord: Music in Divine Worship (Pastoral Liturgy)

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Sing to the Lord provides basic guidelines for understanding the role and ministry of music in the liturgy. It echoes the call to full, active, and conscious participation in the Liturgy through its sung elements.

Sing to the Lord provides basic guidelines for understanding the role and ministry of music in the liturgy. It echoes the call to full, active, and conscious participation in the Liturgy through its sung elements.

Sons and Daughters of the Light: A Pastoral Plan for Ministry with Young Adults

In this comprehensive plan, the bishops offer an effective guide for helping young adults discover the answers to life's most profound questions through a personal relationship with Jesus and the Church.

In this comprehensive plan, the bishops offer an effective guide for helping young adults discover the answers to life's most profound questions through a personal relationship with Jesus and the Church.

United States Catholic Catechism for Adult

US Conference of Catholic Bishops

The presence of the Catholic Church in the United States reaches back to the founding days of our country through the leadership of Archbishop John Carroll, the first Catholic bishop in the United States. His story, like other stories at the start of the chapters in the United States Catholic Catechism for Adults, gives us a glimpse into the lives of Catholics who lived out their faith through... read more

The presence of the Catholic Church in the United States reaches back to the founding days of our country through the leadership of Archbishop John Carroll, the first Catholic bishop in the United States. His story, like other stories at the start of the chapters in the United States Catholic Catechism for Adults, gives us a glimpse into the lives of Catholics who lived out their faith through... read more

Reader's Journal for the United States Catholic Catechism for Adults

This easy-to-use journal is the perfect companion to the United States Catholic Catechism for Adults. The reflections in the journal support and further expand on the topics in each chapter of the USCCA, helping the reader deepen their enounter with the living Christ. Use the journal with catechumens as part of their preparation for the Easter sacraments. Make it available to participants in y... read more

This easy-to-use journal is the perfect companion to the United States Catholic Catechism for Adults. The reflections in the journal support and further expand on the topics in each chapter of the USCCA, helping the reader deepen their enounter with the living Christ. Use the journal with catechumens as part of their preparation for the Easter sacraments. Make it available to participants in y... read more

Strangers No Longer: Together on the Journey of Hope: A Pastoral Letter Concerning Migration from th

United States Conference of Catholic Bis

This is a pastoral letter concerning the migration of Mexican people to the United States. It discusses the history of migration, social teachings, pastoral challenges and responses, and public policy.

This is a pastoral letter concerning the migration of Mexican people to the United States. It discusses the history of migration, social teachings, pastoral challenges and responses, and public policy.

Parish Guide to Implementing the Roman Missal

Committee on Divine Worship

Over forty years have passed since 1969 when the first translation of the Mass into English was issued. Much has changed-including our ability to understand, articulate, and translate the words we use during the Eucharist. We hope that this parish guide will help leaders-priests, liturgists, musicians, DREs, principals, teachers, youth ministers, and volunteers-bring this new translation to li... read more

Over forty years have passed since 1969 when the first translation of the Mass into English was issued. Much has changed-including our ability to understand, articulate, and translate the words we use during the Eucharist. We hope that this parish guide will help leaders-priests, liturgists, musicians, DREs, principals, teachers, youth ministers, and volunteers-bring this new translation to li... read more

Thirty-One Questions on Adoration (Pastoral Liturgy)

Catholic Church

This resource takes a pastoral approach to the long-standing practice of Eucharistic adoration. It addresses frequently-asked questions about Eucharistic adoration.

This resource takes a pastoral approach to the long-standing practice of Eucharistic adoration. It addresses frequently-asked questions about Eucharistic adoration.

Catholic Evangelization in an Ecumenical

In a society that is ever more diverse, how can we properly dialogue with non-Roman Catholic people of faith, yet remain faithful to our mission to evangelize?

In a society that is ever more diverse, how can we properly dialogue with non-Roman Catholic people of faith, yet remain faithful to our mission to evangelize?

Benedict XVI: Essays and Reflections on His Papacy

Mary Ann Walsh

Benedict XVI is an extraordinary presentation of the first five years of Benedict's leadership as pope. The book provides an unprecedented look into the life and work of the Holy Father, with images that show him both in formal, public appearances and in intimate moments alone and with others. Elegantly designed and produced, the book features more than 100 brilliant full-color photos that ill... read more

Benedict XVI is an extraordinary presentation of the first five years of Benedict's leadership as pope. The book provides an unprecedented look into the life and work of the Holy Father, with images that show him both in formal, public appearances and in intimate moments alone and with others. Elegantly designed and produced, the book features more than 100 brilliant full-color photos that ill... read more

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