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Image for St. Francis De Sales Parish: Latchford Bridge, 100th Anniversary 1903-2003.

St. Francis De Sales Parish: Latchford Bridge, 100th Anniversary 1903-2003.

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Renfrew County, St. Francis De Sales Parish: 2003

Seller ID: 11973

ISBN: 097335190X

Condition: Fine


27.5 cm x 21.5 cm; 165 pp. A history of a small rural parish in the Ottawa Valley, Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada. Located on the banks of the Madawaska River, this parish was served by priests of the Pembroke Diocese, priests of the Madonna House Apostolate (which is located near Latchford Bridge), Sisters of St. Joseph. This book also includes short histories of the families that make up the parish. Most of the information came from personal interviews. Lots of photos... View more info

Image for St. Aloisius (Aloysius) Church, Bishop Creek, Ill. 1865-1915. (Andenken an das Goldene Jubilaum der St. Alonhus Gemeinde zu Bishop Creek).

St. Aloisius (Aloysius) Church, Bishop Creek, Ill. 1865-1915. (Andenken an das Goldene Jubilaum der St. Alonhus Gemeinde zu Bishop Creek).

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Illinois., Privately published: 1915

Seller ID: 17101

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 64 pp of which pp. 41 to 64 are local and period advertising. Black linen cloth over boards with gold lettering and decorations on the front. The corners show very slight wear with the black cloth evenly and lightly faded and the text head edge is dust soiled whilst the spine is sunned. A letter M has been written in ink on the front paste down end paper. A history of St. Aloisius Church, a German parish in Bishop Creek, Illinois. The text, title page... View more info

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The Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria, 150th Anniversary 1832-1982.

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: (1982)

Seller ID: 18486

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 28 cm. oblong.; 72, (36) pp. Celebrating the cathedral church and parish in St. Catherine's in the Niagara region of Ontario. Lots of parish and architectural history, b/w photos, a 36 page insert with color pictures of the stained glass windows. Card stock covers with some edgewear, former owner's name on verso of front cover. No date of publication is given but most likely 1982. View more info

Image for St. Patrick's Through the Years. (Newcastle, Maine).

St. Patrick's Through the Years. (Newcastle, Maine).

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Newcastle, Maine., Privately published.: 1999

Seller ID: 25885

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 68 pp. Full colour photographic card stock covers in a saddle stapled binding. A history of the oldest Catholic church in New England. Illustrated with many black and white photographs and few colour ones. First published in 1991, this is the fourth printing. View more info

Image for The Story of St. Basil's: A Witness to Faith in the Heart of Toronto, 1856-2006.

The Story of St. Basil's: A Witness to Faith in the Heart of Toronto, 1856-2006.

By: Barthos, Gordon.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Privately published.: 2006

Seller ID: 23750

ISBN: 0973994703

Condition: Very Good+


4to - 28 x 18 cm.; 24 pp. Full colour covers in a saddle stapled binding. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs both old and new. Cover art work by F. W. Beatty. Light wear to the cover edges. View more info

Image for Sto Lat: One Hundred Years of Faith at St. Hedwig's Parish

Sto Lat: One Hundred Years of Faith at St. Hedwig's Parish

By: Blank, Joshua C.; Angela Lorbetskie; Theresa Prince

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Barry's Bay, Ontario, Canada, St. Hedwig's Parish.: 2014

Seller ID: 27342

ISBN: 0993749917

Condition: Fine


4to - 28 x 21 cm.; viii - 350 pp. A history of the religious and social life of this Catholic Ottawa Valley parish in Barry's Bay, Ontario, Canada. With over 175 family entries and 650 photos, it is a valuable resource for family genealogies. Many of the families are of Polish origin. A new and unused book. View more info

Image for A Half Century: The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate Assumption Province in Canada. Misjonarze Oblaci Maryi Niepokaanej Prowincja Wniebowziecia NMP w kanadzie. 1956-2006.

A Half Century: The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate Assumption Province in Canada. Misjonarze Oblaci Maryi Niepokaanej Prowincja Wniebowziecia NMP w kanadzie. 1956-2006.

By: Blazejak OMI, Janusz. (editor).

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate.: 2006

Seller ID: 29077

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; A bilingual (English and Polish) text printed and bound in the dos-a-dos fashion. Full colour stiff card stock covers with french folded flaps on the fore edges. The English section has 182 pages and the Polish section has 176 with the two halves being separated by a full colour plate, printed on both sides, in the middle of the book. Profusely illustrated with many colour photographs along with reproductions of archival material. Mild wear to the co... View more info

Image for Transfiguring Prairie Skies: Stained Glass Windows at Cathedral of the Holy Family.

Transfiguring Prairie Skies: Stained Glass Windows at Cathedral of the Holy Family.

By: Bolen, Bishop Donald and Sarah Hall RCA.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan., Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon.: 2012

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27668

ISBN: 0986870412

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 28 cm. (oblong).; 116 pp. Pictorial full colour paper over boards. No dust jacket as issued. Contents: "Reflections on the Sanctuary Windows, Creation, Covenant, Incarnation, Resurrection, Glory, Conclusion" by Donald Bolen, "Creating the Windows" by Sarah Hall, List of Donors, Bishop Donald Bolen Biography, Acknowledgements, Sarah Hall Biography. Profusely and beautifully illustrated with full colour photographs printed on a coated paper sto... View more info

Image for From Buffalo to the Cross: A History of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary.

From Buffalo to the Cross: A History of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary.

By: Byrne, M. B. Venini.

Price: $17.60

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta., Calgary Archives and Historical Publishers.: 1973

Seller ID: 27398

ISBN: 0919212255

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; viii - 555 pp. Green cloth with white lettering on the spine and the front board. Illustrated with many archival black and white photographs. Two appendices, a 3 page bibliography and a 9 page index. The book was published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the arrival of Fr. Constantine Scollen OMI and the founding of his first mission on the Elbow River. Previous owner's name blacked out on the copyright page (the verso of the title page). Oth... View more info

Image for The Medieval Bishops of Dunblane and Their Church.

The Medieval Bishops of Dunblane and Their Church.

By: Cockburn, James Hutchison.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland., Oliver and Boyd.: 1959

Seller ID: 23197

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xiv - 282 pp. Dark purple cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Published by Oliver and Boyd for "The Society of Friends of Dunblane Cathedral". Illustrated with eight black and white plates including the frontis and all are printed on one side only on a coated paper stock. Also illustrated with two black and white full page drawings; an architectural floor plan and the second, a map of the Diocese of Dublane with accompanying notes... View more info

Image for An Inland See: A Brief History of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington (Vermont).

An Inland See: A Brief History of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington (Vermont).

By: Coffin, Howard.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Vermont., Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington.: 2001

Seller ID: 25509

ISBN: 0971119201

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; ix - 190 pp. Green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. Well illustrated with black and white photographs. Three pages of sources and a 10 page index at the back. The dust jacket shows some mild wear to the head edge. View more info

Image for A Journey Of Faith: The Shrine Of St. Ann, Cormac, Ontario. 1938-1988

A Journey Of Faith: The Shrine Of St. Ann, Cormac, Ontario. 1938-1988

By: Contributors - A. H. Pike, Sir John Gray, W. Wenban-Smith, R. C. H. Risley, K. Ingham, Professor Vincent Harlow.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Renfrew County, Ontario., Self Published: 1988

Seller ID: 23520

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 cm x 22 cm; 52 pp. Green card stock covers. A history and description of the shrine to St. Ann in Cormac, Ontario prpared by members of the parish and friends. Contents: 1 - The Early Years, 2 - A Pilgrimage Begins, 3 - The Pastors, 4 - Faith and Healing, 5 - Milestones Along the Way, 6 - Behind the Scenes, 7 - St. Ann's To-day. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Stapled binding with edge wear to the covers and spine fold. View more info

Image for A Journey Of Faith: The Shrine Of St. Ann, Cormac, Ontario. 1938-1988.

A Journey Of Faith: The Shrine Of St. Ann, Cormac, Ontario. 1938-1988.

By: Contributors - A. H. Pike, Sir John Gray, W. Wenban-Smith, R. C. H. Risley, K. Ingham, Professor Vincent Harlow.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Renfrew County, Ontario., Self Published.: 1988

Seller ID: 29150

Condition: Very Good+


4to - 28 cm x 22 cm; 52 pp. Green card stock covers. A history and description of the shrine to St. Ann in Cormac, Ontario prpared by members of the parish and friends. Contents: 1 - The Early Years, 2 - A Pilgrimage Begins, 3 - The Pastors, 4 - Faith and Healing, 5 - Milestones Along the Way, 6 - Behind the Scenes, 7 - St. Ann's To-day. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Stapled binding with minor edge wear to the covers and spine fold. View more info

Image for St. Mary's of the Lake: Pro-Cathedral of the Assumption. Celebrating Parish Community; 1886-1986. (North Bay, Ontario).

St. Mary's of the Lake: Pro-Cathedral of the Assumption. Celebrating Parish Community; 1886-1986. (North Bay, Ontario).

By: Cresswell, Rev. David T. (pastor and editor emeritus).

Price: $28.00

Publisher: North Bay, Ontario., Privately published: 1986

Seller ID: 17505

Condition: Very Good


4to - 26.5 x 20 cm.; 159 - [1] pp. Blue cloth over boards with white art work and lettering on front. A centennial project of the parish honouring its 100th year. Lavishly illustrated with many period and modern photographs along with extensive write-ups of parish history, organizations, events, ministries, pastors and individual members. the spine ends are bumped and the back cover is mildly faded. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

Image for Faith Is Our Strength: The Story of St. Columban's Parish 1829-1993. (Cornwall, Ontario).

Faith Is Our Strength: The Story of St. Columban's Parish 1829-1993. (Cornwall, Ontario).

By: Fobert, Rolland Clarence.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Cornwall, Ontario., Privately published: 1994

Seller ID: 14550

ISBN: 0969860501

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 16.5 cm.; xvi - 237 pp. Textured brown cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board. Sponsored by the Historical Committee of the parish. Part A: Various dedications and messages. Part B: The history of the parish and area. Part C: Parish organizations. 15 appendices consisting of lists of parishoners and service groups, veterans, boards, etc. Bibliography. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Previous owner's name on the front paste down end paper. View more info

Image for Faith Is Our Strength: The Story of St. Columban's Parish 1829-1993. (Cornwall, Ontario).

Faith Is Our Strength: The Story of St. Columban's Parish 1829-1993. (Cornwall, Ontario).

By: Fobert, Rolland Clarence.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cornwall, Ontario., Privately published: 1994

Seller ID: 27151

ISBN: 0969860501

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 16.5 cm.; xvi - 237 pp. Textured brown cloth (faux leather) with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. Sponsored by the Historical Committee of the parish. Part A: Various dedications and messages. Part B: The history of the parish and area. Part C: Parish organizations. Fifteen appendices consisting of lists of parishoners and service groups, veterans, boards, etc. One page bibliography. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Previous owner... View more info

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Anniversary Reflections: 1856-1981, A History of the Hamilton Diocese.

By: Foyster, Ken

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Privately Published: 1981

Seller ID: 19247

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 128 pp. Profusely illustrated with black / white and coloured photographs. Appendix of religious communities on the inside of the back cover. Mild shelf wear to the externals with a clean interior and a solid binding. View more info

Image for Anniversary Reflections: 1856-1981, A History of the Hamilton Diocese.

Anniversary Reflections: 1856-1981, A History of the Hamilton Diocese.

By: Foyster, Ken.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario., Privately Published: 1981

Seller ID: 16657

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 128 pp. Profusely illustrated with black and white and coloured photographs. Appendix of religious communities on the inside of the back cover. Mild shelf wear to the externals with a clean interior and a solid binding. View more info

Image for L'archevêché de Rimouski: Héritage du passé, présent pour l'avenir.

L'archevêché de Rimouski: Héritage du passé, présent pour l'avenir.

By: Gosselin, Sylvain.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Rimouski, Quebec., Archeveche de Rimouski.: 2009

Seller ID: 23590

ISBN: 2980426148

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 19 cm.; xiv - 258 pp. The text is in French. Full colour glossy photographic covers. A history of the principal archdiocese building built 1901 to 1903 and completey renovated in 2004 to 2007. Illustrated with many black and white and colour photographs. Previous owner's (Bishop Pierre Andre Fournier, the present bishop of the diocese) gift inscription on the first page, otherwise fine. View more info

Image for History of St. Basil's Parish: St. Joseph Street (Toronto).

History of St. Basil's Parish: St. Joseph Street (Toronto).

By: Hoskin, Mary

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Catholic Register: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18540

Condition: Poor


12mo - 17 x 12 cm.; 172 pp. Green cloth over boards with gold lettering on spine. A history of one of Toronto's older Catholic churches (1855) set on the grounds of St. Michael's College in the University of Toronto. The history follows the order of the various pastors illustrated with black and photographs (24 plates with all present) of them along with several pictures of various associated buildings. The last chapter is a list of the priests and sisters from the paris... View more info