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In His Presence
Seven Visits to the Blessed Sacrament
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This Scriptural meditation book outlines SEVEN VISITS to the Blessed Sacrament and was inspired by the Holy Thursday Seven Church Pilgrimage. Seven Church Visits Information. This prayer book can alternatively be used for seven consecutive days for a special prayer request. Or, when you can spend time visiting Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament.
64 pages. 21 Gustave Dore Illustrations from Dante's Divine Comedy.
5 1/2 by 8" $7.00

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Inspiration and Meditation through Art and Literature Pope Benedict XV's Encyclical on Dante "IN PRAECLARA SUMMORUM" (April 30, 1921) stated that "Among the many celebrated geniuses of whom the Catholic faith can boast who have left undying fruits in literature ... highest stands the name of Dante Alighieri..." [IPS, 1] Three pictures from The Dore Illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy are included for each of the Seven Visits. Pope Benedict XV further said that while the Divine Comedy "uses various symbolic images and records the lives of mortals on earth, it has for its true aim the glorification of the justice and providence of God who rules the world through time and all eternity and punishes and rewards the actions of individuals and human society." [IPS, 4]
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The Suffering Servant's Courage
A Scriptural Rosary
4 " by 6 1/2"; 96 pages; 36 illustrations.

On the Importance of Being the Suffering Servant

The Suffering Servant is a figure described in the Book of the Prophet Isaiah. Indeed, its direct and indirect use by Our Lord Jesus Christ and its vast role in the life of the Church had led the Fathers to refer to this book as the “Fifth Gospel.”
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Christine Haapala is the author of over 13 Scriptural prayer books. She founded Suffering Servant Scriptorium in the Jubilee year – 2000. The Suffering Servant’s Courage was one of her first prayer book. This new pocket-size format means you can carry the book in your back pocket, briefcase, or purse, thus having it available anytime for prayer.

This prayer book integrates poignant Sacred Scripture verses about courage and strength, the prayers of the mysteries of the Most Holy Rosary, and the inspired artistic genius of the 19th century Catholic illustrator, Gustave Dore. All 20 Rosary mysteries are included.

These Bible stories show how much Jesus suffered for you and me. Since Jesus’ birth, the Blessed Virgin Mary bore the prophetic message that her heart would be “pierced by a sword.” She was nearly alone at the foot of the cross. Mary’s heart was surely pierced, when she saw her son’s heart, pierced by a lance.

"I have heard many Catholics say that they found the Rosary monotonous. ... Christine Haapala’s Scriptural Rosary, with illustrations by Gustave Dore, is anything but boring. It helps one to pray the Rosary while really meditating…
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To love as the Suffering Servant means to follow the path of self-sacrifice – a way that would be impossible without the courage of the Suffering Servant.
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Download the Scriptural Decade PDF for The Second Sorrowful Mystery: The Scourging at the Pillar

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Includes 8 Scriptural Rosary Books

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    • Follow Me
  • Rosary
    • Living in Imitation of Christ
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    • Priest Prophet King
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    • Pearls of Peace
    • The Suffering Servant's Courage
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    • Psalter of Jesus and Mary
    • "In the Beginning..."
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    • From Genesis to Revelation
  • Eucharistic Adoration
    • In His Presence
  • Chaplets
    • His Sorrowful Passion
    • Seraphim and Cherubim
  • Novena
    • Sanctify my Heart
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Living in Imitation of Christ

A Scriptural Rosary about Men for Men

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In His Presence
Seven Visits to the Blessed Sacrament
[$7.00]


by Christine Haapala and Illustrations by Gustave Dore

This meditation book outlines SEVEN VISITS to the Blessed Sacrament. This prayer book can be used in one evening, such as, during the Holy Thursday Seven Church Pilgrimage. Download this Seven Church Visits Information in PDF format. This prayer book can alternatively be used for seven consecutive days for a special prayer request. And, it can be used periodically, whenever you can spend time visiting Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament.
64 pages. 21 Gustave Dore Illustrations from Dante's Divine Comedy.
ISBN 0-9703996-8-5. 5 1/2 by 8" $7.00

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Inspiration and Meditation through Art and Literature



Pope Benedict XV's Encyclical on Dante "IN PRAECLARA SUMMORUM" (April 30, 1921) stated that "Among the many celebrated geniuses of whom the Catholic faith can boast who have left undying fruits in literature ... highest stands the name of Dante Alighieri..." [IPS, 1] Dante's Divine Comedy is organized on the basis of the number seven - the seven circles of Inferno; the seven terraces on the mountain of Purgatorio; and, the seven spheres of Paradiso. Three pictures from The Dore Illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy are included for each of the Seven Visits. The first picture is from Purgatorio and reflects on the particular vice we wish to eliminate. The next two pictures from Paradiso are one artist's interpretation of the beatific vision - God's promise of eternal life. Pope Benedict XV further said that while the Divine Comedy "uses various symbolic images and records the lives of mortals on earth, it has for its true aim the glorification of the justice and providence of God who rules the world through time and all eternity and punishes and rewards the actions of individuals and human society." [IPS, 4]
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Bilingual Prayer Kit [$20.00]
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