Do I Have to Go?
by Matthew Pinto, Chris Stefanick
101 Questions About the Mass, the Eucharist, and Your Spiritual Life
From playing video games to sleeping-in, teens can think of countless things they would rather do than go to Mass on Sunday morning. That is, unless they knew what they were missing. Do I Have to Go? explains the meaning and the mystery of Mass in such a way that teens will be asking, “Why wouldn’t I go?” With wit, clarity, and common sense, Matthew Pinto and Chris Stefanick answer the tough questions teens have about the Mass-from the rituals contained in the liturgy, to the doctrines of the Eucharist and the priesthood. When teens understand that the Mass is literally the meeting place between heaven and earth, they will have a newfound sense of awe and a deeper understanding of their role as a Catholic in a post-modern world.
In Do I Have to Go? teens will learn:
- Why the Mass is an essential part of the Christian life
- The mystery of the Eucharist as the Real Presence of Jesus’s Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity
- How the redemptive work of Jesus Christ is communicated to and through the Church and the sacraments
- The meaning of all the gestures and symbols of the the Mass
- How the Mass has developed from its roots in the Old Testament, through its institution by Christ
- The importance of the liturgical seasons for the spiritual life
- And much, much more
Ablaze: Stories of Daring Teen Saints
by Colleen Swaim Following Christ isn't always easy. You need faith, courage, patience, and love. Colleen Swaim looks at eight young souls who became saints for the against-the-current, selfless heroism...
Come Adore: A Teen Guide to Adoration
Come Adore introduces teens and adults to the centrality of the Eucharist, explains the sights and sounds of Adoration, and guides them in prayer and reflection within Adoration. This small...
Come Clean: A Teen Guide to Reconciliation
Help teens and adults alike run to the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Come Clean is a pocket sized (but complete) guide to preparing for and receiving the Sacrament. Use this guide for...