A Jesus Breviary

A Jesus Breviary

by Stephen Joseph Wolf (Compiler)
A Jesus Breviary

A Jesus Breviary

by Stephen Joseph Wolf (Compiler)


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A Jesus Breviary is full of meditation renderings of scripture passages on the love of God, the person of Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, and the Christian life. A "breviary" is a portable prayerbook, usually with psalms, canticles, songs, scripture readings, and prayers. This volume is a compilation of a series: 31 Days of God's Love-Call is from Hebrew scriptures to help sit with God saying "I love you" for as long as we can stand it. 31 Days of Jesus Incarnate is about that many who lived in the first third of what we now call the first century in Nazareth near the Sea of Galilee, who we also know as the Son of God, Christ the Anointed One, Savior, Redeemer, Risen Lord, and a host of other names. In 31 Days of Jesus Miracles, the Son of God shows forth the divine dynamic power in signs opening minds and hearts and souls and strength. 31 Days of Jesus Parables gives the major teaching stories of Jesus that invite us into meditation. 31 Days of Jesus Sayings are short collections of the sayings of Jesus from the Sunday gospel readings in the three year cycle. 31 Days of Jesus' Paschal Mystery tells of the full gift of the self of Jesus in his scandalous cross, showing through his death and resurrection full Easter joy. 31 Days of the Holy Spirit has passages on the Holy Breath from Isaiah and the New Testament. 31 Days on the Christian Life are timeless readings from letters attributed to Saints Peter, Paul, John, and James. The volume includes an introductory prayer for each of the eight sections and a rendering of the Principle and Foundation of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. The arrangement is suitable for a retreat following the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius or for daily prayer similar to the hours of monastic prayer. Stephen Joseph Wolf is a parish priest in Nashville who spends most Mondays in silence and solitude writing for faith sharing groups and spiritual direction. For more information visit www.idjc.org.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937081409
Publisher: IDJC Press
Publication date: 02/23/2015
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 4.37(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

Stephen Joseph Wolf is retired, a former parish priest (22 lents & holy weeks), spiritual director and retreat leader, and before that a certified public accountant (14 tax seasons), who before that worked as a landscaper, desk clerk, laundry worker, janitor, paper boy, and student, growing up the second of eight sons of a parish secretary and Nashville's best television repairman. He completed a B.S. at MTSU, an M.B.A. at Belmont University, and an M.Div. at Mundelein Seminary. He continues to write poems and songs and paint folk art icons, sing baritone for the LGBTQ+ chorus Nashville in Harmony, play the ukulele with Music for Seniors and others, volunteer as a bookkeeper for two non-profits, serve on the board of PFLAG Nashville, and gather with the LGBTQ+Catholic group Always God's Children. He lives in Nashville with his husband Billy.
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