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The Popes and the Priesthood: A Symposium of Papal Documents on the Priesthood.

By: N/A

Price: $6.40

Publisher: St. Meinrad, Indiana., Grail Publications: 1955

Seller ID: 17160


12mo - 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; 135 pp. Ivory coloured covers with red lettering and a saddle stapled binding. First published in 1953, this is the fourth printing of the revised edition. Contents: 1 - "Haerent Animo - Exhortation to the Clergy" by Pope Pius X, 2 - "Humani Generis - On Preaching the Word of God" by Pope Benedict XV, 3 - "Ad Catholici Sacerdotii - On the priesthood" by Pope Pius XI, 4 - "Menti Nostrae - On the Sanctity of the Priestly ... View more info

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Manuale Ordinandorum Opusculum: Non Ordinandis Solum, sed et Ordinatis Praesertim Sacerdotibus, Utilissimum. (Editio decima quinta, accuratius emendata et aucta).

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Apud A. Jouby et Roger.: 1874

Seller ID: 23279


24mo - 14.5 x 9 cm.; viii - 540 pp. Half bound with marbled paper on boards, black leather with gilt lettering on spine and the leather fore corner pieces are gone showing the cloth underlay layer. Marbled end papers. Previous owner's name on the first (half title) page. The interior is clean, the binding is solid and sound and the externals show mild to moderate wear and rubbing. View more info

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Woman: Her Influence and Zeal As an Aid to the Priesthood.

By: Alberione SSP., Very Rev. James. (Rev. Henry Russell - editor).

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Boston, Massachussets., St. Paul Editions.: 1964

Seller ID: 23415


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; 316 pp. Tan cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Translated by the Daughters of St. Paul. Approbations present. Divided into three main sections: Woman can and must make herself the priest's auxiliary, Woman's apostolate in assisting the priesthood, and lastly, How the priest may influence and guide woman in her mission of spiritual collaborator in the apostolate. The spine tips show quite mild shelf wear, otherwise the book appears to hav... View more info

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The Pastor According to the New Code of Canon Law.

By: Augustine OSB, Rev, P. Chas.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri, B. Herder Book Co.: 1926

Seller ID: 21145


12mo - 18.5 x 13 cm.; xiii - 327 pp. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. A general survey of the code with a subsequent look at the pastor and the conspicuous role he has in the code. Mild shelf wear to the extremities. The text block is clean and sound with no markings. View more info

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Vocation: Questions & Answers.

By: Bannon LC., Fr. Anthony.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Hamden, Connecticut., Circle Press.:

Seller ID: 29787


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 210 pp. No date of piblication given. "The book is arranged around topics (celibacy, family, difficulties, signs and decisions) that surface most frequently in questions written into the vocation web site . . ." Eight page index at the back. Minor shelf wear to the covers, else fine. View more info

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The Priest Today: His Mission and Witness.

By: Barreau, J. C. and D. Barbe.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Glen Rock, New Jersey, Paulist Press Deus Books.: 1968

Seller ID: 19134


12mo - 18 x 11 cm.; v - 85 pp. Translated from the original French edition published in 1965, "Le pretre dans la mission". The heart of missionary activity according to Frs. Barreau and Barbe is making Jesus known to all. Not so much a catechization but rather an active evangelization. Previous owner's name blacked out on both the half title and the title page. Otherwise the book shows mild shelf wear with little sign of actual use. View more info

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We Are Called To Be . . . Companions of the Cross.

By: Bedard, Father Bob.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California., Queenship Publishing.: 1994

Seller ID: 26370


12mo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; [4] - 216 pp. From the introduction: "The writings in this collection were intended originally for the Companions of the Cross, the community of priests and candidates for the priesthood and consecrated brotherhood that the Lord seems to have some of us in the process of founding". Mild wear and soiling to the covers, otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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Reflections of a Veteran Priest.

By: Bedard, Fr. Bob.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Koinonia Enterprises.: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28245


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 204 pp. Fr. Bedard was the founder of the priestly community "The Companions of the Cross". From the back cover: ". . . (looks) across the spectrum of the Church today and offering hope to those who would despair of the Church ever fulfilling Christ's yearning that we all be one". Very minor wear to the cover edges, else clean and sound. Signed by the author, "Father Bob", on the title page with an inscription to the previous ... View more info

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Le sacerdoce: les mères, les jeunes, les prêtres.

By: Bellouard OP., Pere M. A. (Mario Augustin).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lyons, France., G. Neveu.:

Seller ID: 28222


12mo - 18.5 x 13 cm.; 133 - (1) pp. The text is in French. Red and white wraps with black lettering. No date is given though I would think the mid 1930's or thereabouts. One of the "Revue de la Vie Chrétienne" books, the first series. Illustrated with several full page woodcuts, quite beautiful too, and many smaller decorative woodcut insets. Previous owner's name (Dominican House) stamped on the front cover, the first page and the title page. The front cover ha... View more info

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Celibacy, Ministry, Church.

By: Blenkinsopp, Joseph.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York., Herder and Herder.: 1968

Seller ID: 17870


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 252 pp. "An enquiry into the possibility of reform in the present self-understanding of the Roman Catholic Church and its practice of ministry." Footnotes, index. Dr. Blenkinsopp was a biblical scholar who taught at Vanderbilt University and the Chicago Theological Seminary. A clean and sturdy text with minimal monastic library markings on front free endpaper. Dust jacket rubbed with light edgewear. View more info

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To Save a Thousand Souls: A Guide for Discerning a Vocation to Diocesan Priesthood.

By: Brannen, Fr. Brett A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Valdosta, Georgia., Vianney Vocations.: 2010

Seller ID: 26878


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; xii - 409 pp. From the foreword by the Most Reverend William E. Lori: "Fr. Brannen has systematically and comprehensive ly addressed the questions, aspirations, yearnings and even the fears of a young man who feels - perhaps against his initial inclination - the stirrings of a priestly vocation. Father Brannen is a wise and prayerful priest who has served the Church well in many different capacities and has witnessed some truly extraordinary inst... View more info

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To Save a Thousand Souls: A Guide for Discerning a Vocation to Diocesan Priesthood.

By: Brannen, Fr. Brett A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Valdosta, Georgia., Vianney Vocations.: 2010

Seller ID: 28947


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; xii - 409 pp. From the foreword by the Most Reverend William E. Lori: "Fr. Brannen has systematically and comprehensive ly addressed the questions, aspirations, yearnings and even the fears of a young man who feels - perhaps against his initial inclination - the stirrings of a priestly vocation. Father Brannen is a wise and prayerful priest who has served the Church well in many different capacities and has witnessed some truly extraordinary inst... View more info

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Priests Need Priests. (2 copies).

By: Briere, Fr. Emile.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Combermere, Ontario., Madonna House Publications.: 1992

Seller ID: 29642


8vo - 22.5 x 14.5 cm.; 58 pp. Light blue wraps with black lettering on the front and in a saddle stapled binding. From the preface: "These chapters originally appeared in Emmanuel, the official monthly of the Priests' Eucharistic League, under the identical title, Priests Need Priests.They were authored by Rev. Emile Briere under the pen name of Father M. Father Briere is a priest of the Pembroke diocese and chaplain at Madonna House Combermere, Ontario, Canada. (Fr.... View more info

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Pastoral Theology Today: All Things to All Men. Volume I and II, complete.

By: Cevetello, Fr. Joseph F. X. (editor).

Price: $36.00

Publisher: New York., Joseph F. Wagner.: 1965/67

Seller ID: 28965


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; Volume I: ix - 438 pp. Volume II: x - 422 pp. Light tan/gray cloth over boards with black lettering on the spines. A collection of 22 articles in volume one and 21 in volume two by various authors, all of whom are specialists in their fields. Contents volume I: 1 - "The Priest and the Acoholic" by Raymond Kennedy, 2 - "The Problem of Birth Control" by George Kelly, 3 - "Working with Blind People" by Richard McGuiness, 4 - "... View more info

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The Sacred Heart and the Priesthood.

By: Claret De La Touche, Mother Louise.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Rockford, Illinois., Tan Books And Publishers.: 2012

Seller ID: 28047


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xxxii - 186 pp. A series of 33 lectures divided into 3 parts: "The Priest, the Creation of Infinite Love", "The Sacerdotal Virtues of the Heart of Jesus" and "The Love of the Word Incarnate for His Priests" followed by a fourth part, 14 meditations on "Infinite Love and the Priesthood". There follows an appendix on various "Unions of Friends", an Act of Consecration and Devotion to Infinite Love, an Examen and ... View more info

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The Sacred Heart and the Priesthood.

By: Claret De La Touche, Mother Louise.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Rockford, Illinois., Tan Books And Publishers.: 1979

Seller ID: 29440


12mo - 17.5 x 10.5 cm.; xxxii - 225 pp. A series of 33 lectures divided into 3 parts: "The Priest, the Creation of Infinite Love", "The Sacerdotal Virtues of the Heart of Jesus" and "The Love of the Word Incarnate for His Priests" followed by a fourth part, 14 meditations on "Infinite Love and the Priesthood". There follows an appendix on various "Unions of Friends" or priestly associations, an Act of Consecration and Devotion to I... View more info

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Meditations on the Catholic Priesthood.

By: Connor, Rev. Charles P. (Patrick).

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Staten Island, New York., Alba House.: 2005

Seller ID: 28102


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xiii - 141 pp. From the back cover: "In this book, Father Connor helps the priest to see once again, in fresh terms, that this {being an alter Christus} is truly the essence of the priesthood. He shows how, in the Eucharist the priest finds his raison d'etre for being a priest, the source of all his strength in the ministry, the summit of all his prayers." Foreword by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput OFMCap and an introduction by Bishop Joseph F. M... View more info

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The Call and the Answer.

By: Crosby OFMCap., Michael.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Franciscan Herald Press.: 1969

Seller ID: 17736


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; xiv - 165 pp. Approbations present. End notes. Father Crosby has "made a most profound study of the manner in which God calls to the depths of everyman in each life-vocation and asks him to be somebody." A tight, clean copy. Dust jacket rubbed with a spine sticker and light edgewear. View more info

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The Priestly Heart of Jesus: Thirty Three Meditations (Composed Especially for the Use of Priests and Clerics).

By: Dehon, Very Rev. John Leo.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hales Corners, Wisconsin., Sacred Heart Monastery.: 1947

Seller ID: 25710


16mo - 15 x 10 cm.; 216 pp. Textured black cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Fr. Dehon (1843-1925) was the founder in 1878 and first superior general of the Society of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (SCJ - Sacerdotes Cordis Jesu). Fr. Dehon was beatified by Pope John Paul II in March of 2001. As regards the book, the library markings are a pocket and date due slip on the front paste down end paper and a faint sticker ghost / scar on the lower spine. The previous owner... View more info

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Psychiatry for Priests. American Edition.

By: Dobbelstein, Herman.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: New York., P. J. Kenedy & Sons.: 1953

Seller ID: 22098


12mo - 18.5 x 13 cm.; 148 pp. Lightv gray cloth over boards with black lettering on spine. No copyright date but approbations dated 1953. American Edition. Translated from German, "Psychiatrie und Seelsorge", by Meyrick Booth. Dr. Dobbelstein, a practicing psychiatrist, has written this book specifically to help the pastoral clergy to recognize mental illness in their flock. Index. Previous owner's name stamped on the front and back free end papers. The dust jack... View more info