Seven Last Words: Lenten Reflections for Today's Believers

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Lenten Reflections for Today's Believers

This is a PHYSICAL BOOK with a free companion eResource discussion guide (see below).

Seven Last Words—Jesus's final sayings from the Crossreach far beyond Good Friday and the hill of Calvary. They speak to today's believers, summarizing Christ's final instructions about all that is important for the Christian living.

With his final words, Jesus calls his followers for times and all places to forgive and be forgiven, to care for each other, to turn to God always, and to understand suffering and death as the doorway to eternal life. Seven Last Words: Lenten Reflections for Today's Believers explores the true meaning of these ultimate statements in a series of seven prayer reflections, suitable for Holy Week, all of Lent and the entire year.

Reading and reflecting, individually and with others, on these powerful last words of Jesus will bring deeper meaning to Lent and illuminate the true purpose of contemporary Christian living.

Seven Last Words will appeal both to individuals and to Lenten discussion groups.

A free PDF Discussion Guide is now available. Click here to download!

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Format: Paperback book
Product code: AP266
Dimensions: 5" x 6.7"
Length: 96 pages
ACTA Publications
ISBN: 978-0-87946-191-1
1-2 copies 8.06 each
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Written by Alice Camille


Alice Camille is a nationally known author, religious educator, and parish retreat leader. She received her Master of Divinity degree from the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley, where she also served as adjunct faculty in ministry formation, preaching and proclamation. Alice has worked in parishes and campus ministry, supervised a shelter program for homeless women, and been active in ecumenical settings.

Alice writes the popular monthly commentary, "Exploring the Sunday Readings," and contributes to "Living With Christ" (Twenty-Third Publications). She collaborates on the homily series, "Prepare the Word," and offers daily reflections for "Take Five For Faith" and a regular column for VISION Vocation Network (all from TrueQuest Communications). She is the regular "Testaments" columnist for US CATHOLIC magazine. Her articles have also appeared in CareNotes, Catholic Digest, Catholic Update, CHURCH, Every Day Catholic, Finding God, GIA Quarterly, God's Word Today, In Good Faith/De Buena Fe, The Liguorian, St. Anthony Messenger, This Sunday's Scripture, Today's Liturgy and Today's Parish. Alice has worked with teams at Brown-ROA, Harcourt, Hi-Time/Pflaum, and RCL Benziger developing catechetical materials for use in parochial schools.

Her writing has earned numerous awards from the Catholic Press Association, the Associated Church Press, and the interfaith Religion Communicators Council. Alice currently works as a full-time writer and speaker, and leads a Bible study at her home parish in the Southwest. She takes God seriously, and religion with a sense of humor.

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