Salt & Light Church, Disability, and the Blessing of Welcome for All

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“Insightful and practical…a book that needs to be read by every pastor and lay leader.” - JANICE L. BENTON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NATIONAL CATHOLIC PARTNERSHIP ON DISABILITY

Parishes can be proud of the strides they’re making in welcoming persons with disabilities. In fact, says Maureen Pratt, “I have never seen such good potential for persons with disabilities to be present and completely engaged in church life.”

So, what’s the next step? How do we bring this good potential to reality, both for the benefit of persons with disabilities and for the whole parish community?

In this important, ground-breaking book, filled with stories of her own life with often-disabling health conditions, Maureen Pratt sets out pastoral guidelines and practical steps covering evangelization, catechesis, participation, privacy issues, spiritual vocations, and much more.

Every parish, and every parish ministry will be enriched by the full participation of persons with disabilities, and this book shows the way.

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Format: Paperback book
Product code: TT853378
Dimensions: 5½" x 8½"
Length: 128 pages
Publisher:
Twenty-Third Publications
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Written by Maureen Pratt

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For more than 20 years, Maureen Pratt has lived, studied, and written in the areas where faith, disability, and chronic pain and illness meet. A popular speaker and workshop leader, her eight books, including Peace in the Storm: Meditations on Chronic Pain and Illness and Beyond Pain: Job, Jesus, and Joy, are used by chaplains, medical professionals, patients, and caregivers throughout the world. Visit Maureen on her website: maureenpratt.com.