Rerouting: Finding Our Way Back to God and His Church

Rerouting: Finding Our Way Back to God and His Church

by Fr. John Riccardo


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When we lack a basic understanding of what the Church teaches, we can feel as if we're on a road without a map, or have the wrong map, or only pieces of the map. So how can we journey to the Father and the eternal life Christ won for us? Rerouting addresses this problem head on, putting the map once again into our hands-or, in today's Language, providing us with the voice of a GPS device telling us where we must go in order to come safely home. Starting with why God created us, Fr. Riccardo shows us step by step that the only path to true happiness is life with Jesus.

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ISBN-13: 9781593253325
Publisher: Word Among Us Press, The
Publication date: 04/01/2018
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Fr. John C, Riccardo is a priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit. Ordained in 1996, he has served as pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel parish in Plymouth, Michigan, since 2007. His popular show, "Christ Is the Answer," is broadcast daily over the EWTN radio network, and his groundbreaking work in parish renewal has drawn national attention. He is the author of the bestselling Heaven Starts Now: Becoming a Saint Day by Day.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Where Are We Going? 1

1 On-Ramps: Getting on the Road Means First Discarding False Notions 7

2 Road Work Ahead: Slowing Down to Consider Why God Created Us 30

3 Merge: Speeding Along, We Need to Discover What Makes Us Happy 48

4 Bridge Out: The Bridge to God Is Destroyed through Our Rebellion 70

5 Bridge Restored: The Bridge is Rebuilt by God Himself through Jesus 88

6 One Way: Are We Going in the Right Direction as a Disciple of Jesus? 111

7 Enter Here: We Can Listen to Jesus Voice Calling Us to Surrender to Him 131

Epilogue: Go! 145

The Rerouting Response Pledge 151

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