What really ticked off the ancient Romans still ticks people off today—Christians have the “arrogance” to claim that Jesus is the only savior.
This Sunday's readings back this idea, plus the even more offensive idea that God wants only one church.At the same time, it also accounts for the fact that both truth and godly people can be found outside the visible boundaries of the Church.How to put these ideas together?
We don’t ask often.But we need your help in a very special way right now.
We are in the midst of exciting projects that can have enormous impact on reaching the millions of youth all over the world who are dropping out of an active life of faith.To do this, we need your immediate assistance.
We announced two goals after Easter:
1) 100 people to pledge a dollar per day -- $30 per month.
We’ve raised $3,900 in one time gifts.We just need to raise $16,000 more!Can you help?
You can do it online right here, by phone at 800-803-0118, or by mailing a check to Crossroads, PO BOX 271227, Flower Mound, TX 75027.
Yes, there are lots of ministries and charities.But don’t you think the spiritual future of our youth is a top priority?
Faithfully in Christ,
Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio and the Crossroads Board, Staff and Volunteers.
Spring Cleaning and
Getting Ready for Mother's Day!
Our flowers are starting to peek through hard winter soil, but without the right nutrients they are destined to wither and die. It is spring time in our hearts, we have just celebrated Easter (and are still celebrating the Easter Season) and NOW is the time for you to fertilize your SPIRIT and buy Confirmation, Graduation and First Communion Gifts!
It's Spring Cleaning time at The Crossroads Initiative and we have some very rich resources at clearance prices! Be sure to stop by the Clean Sweep Page!
Blessed, Beautiful and Bodacious Pat Gohn draws on decades of women’s ministry experience, her popular Catholic women’s podcast Among Women, and her own story as a wife and mother, proclaiming the Church’s compelling vision of every woman: you have dignity (blessed), you are gifted (beautiful), and you have a mission (bodacious).
Everyday - $14.95 S*a*l*e - $13.39
Love that Lasts: A Vision for Christian Marriage - 3 CD “Love that Lasts: A Vision for Christian Marriage” is the fruit of years of both study and experience. Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio is an internationally known Catholic speaker, author, and media personality. But he is also a husband and father of five children who illustrates his teaching with an abundance of practical tips and humorous examples from his own family life. This trilogy of talks, originally given as a marriage retreat at the world famous Cooper Clinic in Dallas, is a perfect gift for engaged couples and newlyweds seeking to lay a solid foundation for the marriage and family. But it is also a superb tool to help refresh and renew married couples who have been together for many years.
Everyday - $19.95 S*a*l*e - $16.95
Feast of Faith - Resource on the Eucharist - 2 CD Set In this enlightening, four-part adult faith formation series developed for the Eucharist, Dr. D’Ambrosio takes you on a journey of discovery, offering profound reflections on the nature of the Holy Eucharist – the “source and summit” of the Catholic faith.
Keep Your Kids Catholic - Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio - DVD How in this day and age do we raise our children in the Catholic Church? During this day and time - this 2 talk DVD set will shed light and offer suggestions based in faith and reality from Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio, father of five and Catholic Theologian.
Everyday - $30.00 S*a*l*e - $26.95
The Handbook for Catholic Moms Drawing from the deep tradition of the Catholic faith, Lisa Hendey coaches Catholic moms in how to care for themselves—heart, mind, body, and soul—so that they can better love and care for their families, their neighbors, and their Church. With warmth and wisdom, Hendey creates an environment where Catholic moms can reflect peacefully upon often-competitive topics like parenting style, types of schooling, and working outside the home. By sharing her own story, Hendey inspires readers to better balance their own needs with the demands of family life and faith commitment.
Everyday - $15.95 S*a*l*e - $14.35
Beyond the Birds and the Bees "The Talk." It's one of the most daunting prospects parents face. Communicating the richness of Catholic teaching on sexuality in a faithful and effective way can be an overwhelming responsibility. But does it have to be so?
In this thoroughly revised version of Beyond the Birds and the Bees, Greg and Lisa Popcak empower you with the tools needed to move well beyond "the Talk" by offering a comprehensive guide to raising sexually whole and holy children. Using the riches of Blessed John Paul II's Theology of the Body, the Popcaks help you safely navigate your children from infancy through the teenage years and beyond.
Everyday - $14.99 S*a*l*e - $13.49
MULTIPLE Mountaintop Experiences!!
Mt. Zion, Mt. Tabor, the Mount of Beatitudes and Mount Carmel . . . it seems almost too much glory and beauty to bear!The initial response to this December Pilgrimage to the Holy Land has been wonderful! Whole families are planning on joining Dr. D’Ambrosio on this once in a lifetime trip! If you would like to sail on the Sea of Galilee (you can try walking on it if you like), get transfigured on Mt. Tabor, or hear the Sermon on the Mount on the Mountain of the Beatitudes, please call today or go online to reserve your place! There are other tours available to the Holy Land, of course – but none of them offer Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio as your personal tour guide!
Marcellino’s background as a Historical Theologian will provide incredible insight into the Bible and the Holy Land! Remember this isn’t just a tour; this is a Pilgrimage, a Vacation and a journey into the Bible!This trip will fill up fast – if you are interested, call right away 800-803-0118.
This Pilgrimage to the Holy Land is December 27, 2015 – January 6, 2016.