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Friendly Defenders - Catholic Apologetics Flash Cards Vol I


The Friendly Defenders Catholic Apologetics Flash Cards help you "train up your child" so that he or she will never stray from the faith of the Catholic Church. The 50 cards offer short, pithy answers to common objections people have to the Catholic faith. Great for teens, but fun and useful for all ages.

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 Guardian Angel Story!

My Secret Friend a Guardian Angel - DVD


Little Angie was sure she had a guardian angel. She even called him Mikey! But when her brother Danny made fun of her, she began to wonder. Then, on their family vacation they meet some questionable characters who make their vacation one they'll never forget! - DVD

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 Catholic Encycolpedia for Children

Catholic Encycolpedia for Children


This kid-friendly resource is the ideal read-aloud text for kids in kindergarten through second-grade. It's one that has third- and fourth-graders happily proclaiming, "I can read it myself!"
Unlike most encyclopedias, the format is similar to a storybook, with information presented in a topical style rather than alphabetically. Whether they're listening or reading, youngsters will keep an eye out for "Ichthus", the friendly fish who acts as their guide throughout.

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 Ben-Hur - A Race to Glory DVD

Ben-Hur - A Race to Glory DVD


After a long and hard struggle to find his family after years of unjust imprisonment, Ben-Hur must race the boyhood friend who betrayed him to learn of their whereabouts.

Only the healing grace of Christ can make Ben-Hur whole again.


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 My First Communion Bible

My First Communion Bible


This beautiful Bible Story book is specially designed to mark a child's First Holy Communion. Special features include a Communion Record page and a beautiful two page letter from beloved priest Father Benedict Groeschel, C.F.R. Father Groeschel writes to children on the great gift of meeting Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, shares his memory of his own First Communion, and encourages children to love Jesus forever and receive Him often.

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 Welcome Baby Jesus

Welcome Baby Jesus


Advent is a season almost forgotten by the secular world. With new toys and electronics available, why should we focus on this time of anticipation? Most everyone cannot wait for Christmas morning to arrive, but is it for the right reason? Sarah A. Reinhard designed Welcome Baby Jesus for you and your family to capture some of what's intended by the liturgical season of Advent. Each day has a Scripture quote from the Sunday gospel readings, a brief reflection, and an action to complete. With each passing Sunday, your Advent Wreath will grow brighter, your family's faith will grow stronger, and the true meaning of this season will be discovered.

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 Little Acts of Grace - VOL II

Little Acts of Grace - VOL II


Knowing God comes from having a relationship with God.
Guide the young children in your life to grow in their relationship with Jesus by understanding that He is their Best Friend.
There's no end to the love that Jesus has for you. And all He wants is for you is to love Him back, and to love your family, friends, and neighbors. You can show your love to Jesus in many little ways - this little book will guide you!



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 Mass Book for Children, Eucharist

The Mass Book for Children


Here's a delightful way to introduce your little ones to Jesus in the Eucharist. With its captivating writing style and charming art, The Mass Book for Children not only teaches young children the parts of the Mass but also shows them why joining in the joyful gathering is an experience of love.
Entertaining and educational, The Mass Book for Children is perfect for the home or classroom. For children preschool to 9 years old. paperback 48 pages.


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 The Miracle of Life Rosary for Children - Kitty Cleveland - 2 CD Set

The Miracle of Life Rosary for Children - Kitty Cleveland - 2 CD Set


Award-winning singer, Kitty Cleveland, partnered with Cecilia, her 7-year-old daughter, to record a spirited children’s rosary CD. Reaching kids on their level, this Rosary engages the youth through upbeat, life-affirming music and meditations written specifically for them.
2 CD set.

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 Brother Francis - Let's Pray

Brother Francis - Let's Pray


Join Brother Francis and his friends as they inspire children in their Catholic faith. This entertaining instructive series features stories, visual examples, music, and practical application!

This episode contains:
•"The Sign of the Cross": a catchy tune about an important prayer gesture
•"The Little Way of Saint Therese": a visualized story
•"Let's Pray!": a captivating song showing us how we can pray anywhere!
•"The Our Father": the traditional prayer sung to a moving melody
•"With God's Love": a song that encourages us to serve others
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 Brother Francis - The King is Born

Brother Francis - The King is Born


The latest release in the animated, Brother Francis series, The King Is Born: What Christmas Is about, recounts the moving and life changing story of the birth of God's Son, whose humble beginnings would alter the future of mankind.
Celebrate the true meaning of Christmas with Brother Francis, in this heart- warming and inspirational episode.


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 The Odyssey - The Journey Home DVD

The Odyssey - The Journey Home DVD


Ulysses, King of Ithaca, has just won the Trojan War. Now he wants to return home to his beloved wife, Penelope, and son, Telemachus. A new look at this classic tale of faith, courage, patience, and family unity.

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 Then and Now Bible Maps & Atlas book of Bible Lands in Bible Times

Then and Now Bible Maps Book--User-friendly Bible Atlas of Bible Times and Bible Lands


Take an exciting journey back in time through the various places and events of the Bible throught is extraordinary Bible Atlas! Here you will encounter colorful, user-friendly maps which show the political and religious development of the Holy Land, with helpful explanations of what was happening and why. Recently revised to reflect The Great Adventure Bible Timeline system, this book will be a powerful tool in discovering the riches of Bible history.

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 Columbus - Adventures to the Edge of the World DVD

Columbus - Adventures to the Edge of the World DVD


Much more than a story--an epic adventure! From Columbus' first sea voyages as a boy to his historic first step into new lands, his vision, courage and faith were his greatest discoveries.

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 Little Acts of Grace - VOL I

Little Acts of Grace - VOL I


Why do some people kneel on one knee before they sit down in Church? Or bow their heads when they hear a siren? These are the little things that mean a lot to God. They're our way of showing how much we love God, and they're easy to do.

For children preschool to 9 - paperback, 48 pages.

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 Brother Francis - Forgiven DVD

Brother Francis - Forgiven DVD


In this lively presentation, Brother Francis reminds old and young alike about the great gift of God's forgiveness through the Sacrament of Reconciliation!

This episode includes:
•"The Parable of the Tax Collector" - an entertaining, animated depiction of Jesus' teaching about repentance
•How to make a good confession
•"God is a Loving Father" - a moving, musical reminder that in His perfect love, God only wants to help us
•"Praise God, I'm Forgiven!"- a high-paced, visualized song that celebrates the gift of God's mercy and forgiveness
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 Don't Drink the Holy Water

Don't Drink the Holy Water


Young children can be both mystified and confused by what they witness while attending Mass with their families—even when they can see over the adults sitting in front of them!
Don’t Drink the Holy Water! explains the Mass with creative, full-color illustrations and simple descriptions that resonate with kids. A special section at the back of the book helps adults answer kids’ questions about the Mass.
Featuring a 50-minute DVD—broken into 20 small segments, perfect for engaging kids and offering opportunities for questions and reflection—parents, grandparents, godparents, and teachers alike will appreciate this lively, versatile teaching tool.


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 Mountain Miracle - A Christmas Story

Mountain Miracle - A Christmas Story


What if a small, rural Catholic congregation put on a living Nativity after Midnight Mass - and the Holy Family showed up to help? What if Mary and Joseph's "help" included entrusting the real, live Baby Jesus to the wide-eyed youngsters playing them? Read this charming Christmas fable aloud to your family, and children of all ages will delight in the joyful and wondrous answers to both those questions.

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 Brother Francis - Born into the Kingdom DVD

Brother Francis - Born into the Kingdom DVD


In this happy presentation, Brother Francis invites us to share in the realities of the Sacrament of Baptism and the union it provides us with God's big family! Filled with instruction and inspiration, Born into the Kingdom is a great reminder of God's wonderful grace!

This episode Include:
•"In the Garden" - an animated presentation of the story of Adam and Eve and what led to their disobedience
•"I've Got a Family" - a colorful, musical celebration of God's grace and the blessing He bestows upon us through the Sacrament of Baptism
•"Jesus is the Light of the World" - a heartwarming song that shows us how God is present in the world today
•How We Celebrate the Sacrament of Baptism


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 Eucharist for Little Children - DVD

Eucharist for Little Children - DVD


The Eucharist for Little Children is created by the makers of of the Little Children Series.

Children understand the real presence of our Lord in the Eucharist. They will encounter Christ in the soleminty of the mass, the quiet adoration and the splendor of a Corpus Christi Procession. Also, experience Christ through the traditional beauty of the Church and inspiring music.

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 My Sister Is Annoying: and Other Prayers for Children

My Sister Is Annoying: and Other Prayers for Children


Children say the most wonderful things! This book of prayers, by Fr. Joe Kempf and his furry friend, Big Al, is written the way children talk—and the way they think! My Sister is Annoying is a beautifully illustrated, fun way for children to talk to God about things that are important to them, such as the joy of playing outside, celebrating a birthday, and trying to figure out the right thing to do. Read the prayers and listen to the CD with a child you love as Father Joe and Big Al introduce these prayers read by children.
My Sister is Annoying will help children—and their parents—to pray the way Jesus taught us to pray...simply and from the heart. Audio CD included.


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 The Big Book of Catholic Customs and Traditions

The Big Book of Catholic Customs and Traditions


This book shows you step-by-step how to make learning fun for children ages 3 to 8, and beyond. Wonderful characters lead us through Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter, and a few secular holidays, too. Short stories, crafts, games, and traditional decorations remind them of the time-honored customs of the season. Prayers and devotions - some new, some traditional - keep all the fun centered on faith, and might just become lifetime habits.

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 Brother Francis - The Rosary DVD

Brother Francis - The Rosary DVD


Join Brother Francis in this entertaining and guidance-filled presentation that will inspire children to deepen their faith by praying the Rosary!

This episode includes:
•The prayers of the Rosary as well as the Apostles' Creed -- each wonderfully visualized!
•The Annunciation- an animated portrayal of Mary's joyful submission to God's will.

Two visualized songs:
•"I Love to Pray": an energetic, catchy song that will encourage children to communicate with God anywhere and anytime!
•"The Our Father": an uplifting musical rendition that celebrates our Heavenly Father's presence in our daily lives!


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 THE ADVENTURES OF THE APOSTLE PAUL - DVD

THE ADVENTURES OF THE APOSTLE PAUL - DVD


This engaging, animated program introduces children to the incredible life and work of the Apostle Paul. Take a look back about 1,960 years and accompany the Apostle Paul on his journey. For him and his friend, events are often life threatening in Damascus, Philippi, and on the Mediterranean Sea. Yet even these dangerous situations, Paul knows that God will never leave him. DVD - English and Spanish!

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 An Angel at Christmas -

An Angel at Christmas -


Jimmy has a unique Christmas tradition. Each Christmas Eve he aims his slingshot skyward and fires a personal message to heaven. The custom is Jimmy's little way of saying a special prayer on a special day. He prays that "the infant Jesus will be born in many hearts." One amazing Christmas, his prayer was answered in a most unexpected way. Accompanied by his guardian angel, Jimmy visits the Holy Family, and they encourage him to make his wide-eyed wish come true. Together Jimmy and his "angel buddy" travel the world delivering figures of the infant Jesus to people setting up their Nativity scenes. Join Jimmy on his journey, and don't be surprised if, somewhere along the way, his Christmas prayer becomes your own.

96 pages, softcover

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 Brother Francis - The Mass DVD

Brother Francis - The Mass DVD


Come with Brother Francis as he celebrates the life-changing power of the Mass in this inspirational and instructive presentation! This episode includes:
•"The Celebration of the Mass" - an animated representation of what happens during the Mass and our encounter with Jesus as we celebrate this wonderful gift of God!
•"With a Heart of Praise" - a moving prayer-song that expresses our gratitude to God.
•"The Parable of the Publican and the Sinner" - a moving, animated depiction of Jesus' teaching on humility and forgiveness. DVD

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 Friendly Defenders Catholic Flash Cards

Friendly Defenders - Catholic Flash Cards Vol II


Building on the success of Friendly Defenders - we are pleased to offer Friendly Defenders2! In this new set of Catholic Flash Cards, kids will learn answers to some of the most commonly-asked questions about God, Jesus, the Bible, the Catholic Church, the Afterlife, and more. Each card includes an inspirational verse and a list of relevant Bible verses and Catechism references.


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 Brother Francis - The Bread of Life DVD

Brother Francis - The Bread of Life DVD


Join Brother Francis in the delightfully inspirational and instructive presentation that teaches children all about the sacrament of the Eucharist!

This episode contains:
•"The Last Supper": animated presentation of Jesus instituting this blessed sacrament
•"The Story of Blessed Imelda Lambertini": the Patroness of First Communicants
•"I am the Bread of Life" and "What More Can He Give": two visualized songs
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 Saint Nicholas - the Boy who became Santa Claus

Nicholas the Boy Who Became Santa - DVD


Nicholas was still a young boy when he discovered the love of Jesus and the gift of giving that changed the world. Based on historical fact and tradition...this is a beautiful Christmas classic for children!

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 Christmas Mouse

Christmas Mouse


One special night, something incredible happens! A little mouse that is being chased by a cat scurries to safety and ends up inside a home, eventually gazing at a beautifully decorated Christmas tree. As the mouse pokes through the gifts, he comes upon a book and falls into it. To his surprise, he finds himself in the stable where Jesus has just been born. This beautifully illustrated story helps children experience the Nativity in all its glory through the eyes of an endearing observer!
An excellent opportunity to share the story of Jesus’ birth.
Beautiful full-color illustrations will draw children’s attention to the story and the message conveyed within it.
Hardcover; makes an excellent gift.

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 Saint Patrick

Patrick - Brave Shepherd of the Emerald Isle - DVD


Kidnapped and enslaved by pagans as a child, Patrick makes a daring escape home only to return and lead his captors and the Irish people to Christianity.

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 Great Adventure Kids Pack

Great Adventure Kids Pack


The five items included in this educational package (Chart, Game Set, Bible Story Coloring Book, Bookmark, and Prayer Beads) are based on the color-coded system of the Great Adventure and will aid in teaching children the narrative story of salvation history. Through play, memorization, prayer, and interaction, these learning tools bring familiar Bible stories into a system where children can relate them to their own life.

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 Saint Francis Xavier and the Samurai's Lost Treasure - DVD

Saint Francis Xavier and the Samurai's Lost Treasure - DVD


As a young man, Francis received a gift of friendship that inspired him to become a beacon of God's love throughout the world. His Christ-like charity and zest for life bring joy to all.



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 Great Adventure for Kids Coloring Book

Great Adventure for Kids Coloring Book


This 10” x 13” Bible Story Coloring Book includes 49 pages of illustrated Bible stories. There are four coloring pages from each of the 12 periods of Bible history. A brief summary of each period is included, as well as Bible stories that bring the Scriptures to life for your children. This Bible Story Coloring Book is designed to help you teach your children the story of salvation history in chronological order. This is ideal for younger children, but helpful for all readers to capture the overall story of the Bible in the context of the 12 periods of Bible history.

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 Saint Bernadette of Lourdes

Bernadette the Princess of Lourdes - DVD


Bernadette and her friends went our to gather firewood, but found something of far greater value--a true understanding of their faith through a special encounter with "The Immaculate Conception."

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 Great Adventure Kids Bible Chart

Great Adventure Kids Bible Chart


The Great Adventure Kids Bible Timeline Chart is a color-coded accordion-style folding chart that details the 12 periods of Bible history. With its vibrant colors and kid-friendly illustrations, the Kids Bible Timeline Chart shows children the chronology of the Bible in a way they’re sure to remember. This double-sided resource has on the back important maps, prayers, an explanation of the six historical covenants between God and man, and “How You Fit into the Story,” a summary of the sacraments of initiation and life in Christ.

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 The Day the Sun Danced the True Story of Fatima - DVD for children

The Day the Sun Danced the True Story of Fatima - DVD


In 1917, three children experienced a great miracle. The Blessed Mother visited them, not once, but many times. Yet, no one believed them until the day the sun danced. - DVD

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 Great Adventure Bible Kids Bookmark

Great Adventure Bible Kids Bookmark


The color-coded bookmark is a scaled-down version of The Great Adventure Bible Timeline Chart for easy reference. Not only can children use it to mark their spot while reading, they can reference the symbols on the card to know what period of salvation history they are reading from.

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 Saint Juan Diego - Messenger

Juan Diego Messenger of Guadalupe - DVD


Juan found himself caught between two worlds...that of the Spanish conquerors and that of his own Aztec heritage. The Blessed Mother appeared to Juan and chose him to carry her message that would unite diverse peoples and change the course of history.

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 Great Adventure Kids Prayer Beads

Great Adventure Kids Prayer Beads


The Great Adventure Prayer Beads are designed to be used in conjunction with the Bible Timeline Prayer printed on the back panel of the Great Adventure Kids Bible Timeline Chart. The Bible Timeline Prayer emphasizes the important lessons God wants us to learn from each period of Bible history and helps children learn God’s plan for their lives.

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 Saint Francis the Knight of Assisi

Francis - The Knight of Assisi - DVD


In the ages of knights and kings, Francis' wish was to become a mighty warrior and conquer a mighty castle!

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 You Want Me to Be Good ALL Day?

You Want Me to Be Good ALL Day?


Father Joe Kempf and his furry friend, Big Al, are back with more heartwarming prayers for children and their parents.

This follow-up to the best-selling My Sister is Annoying, addresses some of the challenges of growing up. In a delightful combination of events that impact children's lives, Big Al learns lessons including compassion, responsibility, and individuality through prayer. Read the prayers and enjoy the included audio CD where Father Joe and Big Al introduce each prayer read by children.
With an introduction by Annie (Big Al's "annoying" sister), You Want Me to Be Good ALL DAY? is perfect for every child in your life.
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