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Small Christian Communities:
A Vision of Hope for the 21st Century

Faith and Life

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Thomas A. Kleissler,
Margo A. LeBert,
& Mary C. McGuinness

Paperback, 320 pages
Format: 7.25 inches by 9.25 inches
ISBN: 0-8091-4157-4

RENEW code: 13R


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The “bible” for small Christian communities!
Covers the foundational history of small Christian communities
and provides a step-by-step guide for their implementation and development.
Contains practical advice from those who have used these methods for years.
The essential resource for all involved with small Christian communities.

It was awarded first place in the pastoral ministry category by the Catholic Press Association.

Part 1: "Foundations for small Christian communities"
Part 2: "The pastoral direction and its implementation"
Part 3: "Concrete approaches"

This revised and enlarged edition contains reflection and faith sharing questions,
and references to appropriate texts from Scripture.
These are also available in booklet form (see below).

Thomas A. Kleissler, co-founder and president of RENEW International, is a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark.
He has been instrumental in the development of the RENEW processes which have brought spiritual renewal
to people and parishes in 160 dioceses in the United States
and over 130 dioceses in dozens of other countries throughout the world.

Margo A. LeBert, was a religious educator
whose renown lives on after her death, thanks to her great contributions to the life of the Church in the United States.

Mary C. McGuinness, OP, is coordinator of special projects for RENEW International,
and the author of several books in the IMPACT Series.





Reflection & Faith-Sharing Questions
For those who may have an earlier edition or for those who want to build faith sharing around the insights contained in this book,
the Reflection and Faith-Sharing Questions are available as a separate booklet.
Code: RQ