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(Marie) Adélaïde (Champion) de Cicé (1749-1818): Foundress of the Society of the Daughters of the Heart of Mary.

By: Baunard, Mgr. (translated and adapted by John Joyce, SJ.).

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Mother House of the Society . . ., 1962


8vo - 20 x 15 cm.; 307 - [1] pp. Light gray cloth over boards with a darker gray lettering on spine and front board. White marker ribbon set into the headband. Illustrated with many black and white plates, two full colour plates and several smaller black and white drawings and reproductions. The spine is a tad sunned or darkened, otherwise very clean and tight. View more info

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. . . With Me Always.

By: Deak, Stephen.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Privately published., 2010

Inscription: Signed by Author


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 409 pp. Illustrated with several black and white photogrpahs. Six pages of end notes. Signed with an inscription by the author on the first (half title) page. Very minor wear and light scuffing to the covers, else fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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101 Saints.

By: Liptak, Rev. David Q.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Bruce Publishing., 1963


16mo - 16.5 x 11.5 cm.; xvii - 170 pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering and decorations on spine. From the preface: "101 Saints is a collection of sermonlike essays on the lives of the saints. The individual units appeared as weekly columns in 'The Catholic Transcript', the official newspaper of the Archdiocese of Hartford, the Diocese of Bridgeport, and the Diocese of Norwich, over a period of several years, beginning in 1956". Previous owner's name on ... View more info

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A Candle Was Lit: Life of Mother Mary Aikenhead.

By: Butler, Margery Bayley.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Fresno, California., Academy Library Guild., 1953


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 183 pp. Approbations present. Aikenhead (1787-1858) was foundress of the Congregation of the Irish Sisters of Charity. Photos, bibliography, index. Some rubbing and edgewear on cloth-covered boards; library markings consist of a spine number and attachments to back endpapers; bind is sturdy, text pages clean. ; Ex-Library View more info

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A Cricket in My Heart

By: Doherty, Eddie

Price: $10.40

Publisher: San Antonio, Texas, Blue House Press., 1990


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 282 pp. The love story of the hotshot Chicago reporter, Eddie Doherty, and the Russian emigre and Catholic social activist living in Harlem, Catherine de Hueck. After their marriage, they went on to found the Catholic lay apostolate, Madonna House. "The author views life with humour. He writes of even the most pious matters through a smiling personality. The quip, the pun, the belly-laugh run through an existence of drama and high adventure."... View more info

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A Heroine of Charity: Venerable Mother d'Youville. Foundress of the Sisters of Charity, Grey Nuns, Montreal. 1701-1777.

By: Duffin, Mother Mary G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Benziger Brothers., 1938.


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; xx - 197 pp. Light blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine and blind stamped lettering on the front board. The text block head edge is stained blue as issued. Profusely illustrated with many black and white photographs. The paper used throughout is a high quality coated stock allowing for excellent image reproduction. Library markings are a sticker ghost on the lower spine, crossed out previous owner's name on the front free end paper ... View more info

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A Kindly Providence: An Alaskan Missionary's Story 1926-2006.

By: Renner SJ., Fr. Louis L.

Price: $15.75

Publisher: San Francisco, California., Ignatius Press., 2008


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; xi - 507 pp. Illustrated with 64 pages of black and white photographs. A very comprehensive 33 page index at the back. A trace of edge wear and light scuffing to the covers, else as-new in a fine condition. View more info

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A Life of Pius IX.

By: O'Reilly, Rt. Rev. Monsignor Bernard.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York., P. J. Kenedy and Sons., (1877)


8vo - 23.5 x 15 cm.; xvi - 532 pp. Blue cloth over bevelled boards with reversed gilt lettering and black decorations on the spine, black lettering and decorations along with a gilt silhouette of Pius IX on the front board. First published in 1877 with no date mentioned for this (though obviously later), the stated twenty-fourth edition. Tissue protected frontis engraving by J. S. King of the seated pontiff. Two page, three part appendix at the back. The externals show s... View more info

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A Man of the Beatitudes: Pier Giorgio Frassati.

By: Frassati, Luciana.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Novalis., 2000


8vo - 19 x 13.5 cm.; 170 pp. Five page preface by Fr. Thomas Rosica and a four page introduction by Karl Rahner, SJ. Written by Giorgio's sister and first published in Italian in 1975 as "Pier Giorgio Frassati: I giorni della sua vita" and translated into English by Dinah Livingstone in 1990, this is a revised edition, adapted and edited by Patricia O'Rourke. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs. French folded flaps on the fore edges of the cov... View more info

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A Modern Crusader.

By: Klimeck OP., Esmond L.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: London, UK., Blackfriars., 1956


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; ix - 163 pp. Black cloth over boards with giklt lettering on spine. A somewhat biographical retelling of the author's life and pilgimage towards the love of the Blessed Virgin with a preface written on the centenary of the proclamation of the Dogma of the Immaculate Conception. The library markings are stamps on the end papers and a library number in white on the lower spine. The book is otherwise clean with a sound binding. The dust jacket is qui... View more info

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A Pilgrim Finds the Way: A Walk from Barcelona to Jerusalem.

By: Walter, George Florian.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania., Typecraft Press Inc., 1988

Edition: First Edition


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; v - 189 - 21 pp. The journal of Walter as he walked the pilgrim's route and then some reflections from 15 years of living out the vocation of pilgrim and poustinik. Fourteen pages of 3 appendices of an assorted nature. Illustrated with 5 black and white maps one of which is a 2 page spread. View more info

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A Pilgrim Finds the Way: A Walk from Barcelona to Jerusalem.

By: Walter, George Florian.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania., Typecraft Press Inc., 1988

Edition: First Edition


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; v - 189 - 21 pp. The journal of Walter as he walked the pilgrim's route and then some reflections from 15 years of living out the vocation of pilgrim and poustinik. Fourteen pages of 3 appendices of an assorted nature. Illustrated with 5 black and white maps one of which is a 2 page spread. View more info

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A Priest Forever: The Life of Father Eugene Hamilton.

By: Groeschel CFR., Fr. Benedict J.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Huntington, Indiana., Our Sunday Visitor., 1998


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 206 pp. Eugene was ordained a priest mere hours before he died from cancer and Fr. Groeschel writes of the inscrutable ways of God in all of this. Two page foreword by John Cardinal O'Conner. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Twenty four pages of addenda and a 4 page index of names. View more info

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A Royal Son and Mother.

By: Von Hugel, Baroness Pauline.

Price: $17.60

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Ave Maria / Loretto Press., 1902


16mo - 17 x 10 cm.; 127 pp. Green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine while it is white lettering and a gilt royal device on the front board. The text block head is gilt as issued and still bright. Illustrated with a tissue protected frontis portrait of Demetrius Gallitzin, 1770-1840, of whom this book is a biography of. Gallitzin was known as the apostle of the Alleghenies and the founder of the town of Loretto in Pennsylvania, an English speaking Cathol... View more info

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A Saint in Hyde Park: Memories of Father Vincent McNabb, OP.

By: Siderman, E. A.

Price: $7.65

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland., Newman Press., 1950


12mo - 18.5 x 11.5 cm.; 159 pp. Brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Black and white portrait of Fr. McNabb by James Gunn. This the first American edition. Two page introduction by F. J. Sheed, and an epilogue by Father Bernard Delany, OP. An expanded version of Siderman's " With Father Vincent at Marble Arch. " According to Sheed, Siderman was McNabb's most persistent heckler when he spoke on the Catholic Evidence platform in Hyde Park. Side... View more info