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A Life of Adoration.

By: Angot, Marie-Benoite.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: London, UK., St. Pauls.: 2002

Seller ID: 27064


8vo - 20 x 12 cm.; 143 pp. Translated from the French "La vie d'adoration" by Heather Buttery. From the back cover: "A Life of Adoration explains what adoration means and shows us how to live in adoration day by day in the midst of our hectic lives". A new and unused book. View more info

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Whom Thou Seekest.

By: Anonymous

Price: $6.30

Publisher: New York., Macmillan.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20024


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; x - 229 pp. Approbations present. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. A series of 78 meditations divided into three main sections. Many of these appeared previously in various periodicals but are gathered here for the first time. The externals show mild shelf wear and like soiling while the interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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Julian of Norwich's Showings: From Vision to Book.

By: Baker, Denise Nowakowski.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey., Princeton University Press.: 1994

Seller ID: 29180


8vo - 23.5 x 15 cm.; xi - 215 pp. Cream coloured cloth over boards with green gilt lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: "No other book on Julian has been written with Baker's command of patristic and medieval theological literature. The book can be described as the first full-length academic and historically oriented study of Julian's theology." Thirty-two pages of notes, 14 page bibliographical listing of works cited and a 3 page index. Both book and ja... View more info

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The Visions of Bernard Francis de Hoyos, SJ., Apostle of the Sacred Heart in Spain.

By: Bechard SJ., Henri.

Price: $67.50

Publisher: New York., Vantage Press.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29671


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 178 pp. Bright orange/red cloth over boards with white lettering on the spine. Stated first edition. Illustrated with 23 pages of black and white photographs.Three page bibliography at the back. De Hoyos (1711-1735) was a mystic and a Jesuit at Villagarcia in Spain, whose particular mission in his short life was to introduce the new devotion of the Sacred Heart into his country. Wear to the externals with rubs and chipping on the fore corners of t... View more info

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Directorium Sponsae: Short Meditations for Each Day of the Year. Volume IV, Part I - First Sunday of Advent to Vigil of Pentecost.

By: Bertsche SOCist., Leopold.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland., Newman Press.: 1965

Seller ID: 24367


16mo - 15 x 9.5 cm.; viii - 308 - [4] pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the front board. Translated from the German of 1962 by Maria H. Arndt. Specifically written for professed women religious with each meditation based on a scripture verse and meant to serve as an inspiration rather than a meditation that is complete in and of itself. The library markings, of which none are external, are stamps on both front and back end papers with pocket remains on t... View more info

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Holy Daring: An Outrageous Gift to Modern Spirituality from Saint Teresa, the Grand Wild Woman of Avila.

By: Bielecki OCD., Tessa

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Rockport, Massachusetts, Element.: 1994

Seller ID: 20356


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 127 pp. From the back cover: ". . . Bielecki shows how Teresa's vibrant natural life was the foundation of her mystical one, then sympathetically explores the captivating sensuosness of her mystical development . . ." Eight page annotated bibliography at the back. The covers show mild shelf wear to the edges, otherwise very clean and tight. View more info

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Experiencing God: Fostering a Contemplative Life.

By: Billy CSsR., Dennis J.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Liguori, Missouri., Liguori.: 2000

Seller ID: 22789


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xi - 132 pp. From the back cover: "Each of these fifteen short reflections, or 'books', is introduced by a few verses of Scripture or a brief poem, is followed by the author's meditations on God's presence with us, and concludes with a series of questions and concrete suggestions for integrating these insights into our daily existence". A new and unused book. View more info

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He and I. (the one volume edition)

By: Bossis, Gabrielle.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sherbrooke, Quebec., Editions Paulines.: 1985

Seller ID: 27551


8vo - 19 x 12.5 cm.; 351 pp. Translated and condensed by Evelyn M. Brown. Originally published in French as "Lui et Moi". First issued in this abridgement / translation in 1969, this is a later printing. A personal diary recounting a love affair with God. Other some very minor wear to the cover edges, this book appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

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Dreams, Visions & Prophecies of Don Bosco.

By: Brown, Rev. Eugene M. (editor).

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Bolton, UK., Don Bosco Publications.: 1986

Seller ID: 29116


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; liii - 286 pp. The dreams are divided into 4 principal sections: "The Mission of Don Bosco and the Future of the Order", "Predictions of Future Events", 'Dreams About the Boys of the Oratory", and "Dreams About Heaven and Hell". The majority of them are taken from Fr. Borgatello's 14 volume biographical memoir of St. Don Bosco. Thirty-two page foreword by Morton T. Kelsey and a 12 page introductory essay by Arthur J. Lenti... View more info

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Radical Optimism: Rooting Ourselves in Reality.

By: Bruteau, Beatrice.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: New York., Crossroad.: 1993

Seller ID: 22797


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 139 pp. From the back cover: "Beatrice Bruteau is a founder of the Schola Contemplationis, Pfafftown, North Carolina, a network community for contemplatives of all traditions throughout the United States and abroad". Three pages of bibliographical notes. A new and unused book. View more info

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The Fire of Christ's Love: Meditations on the Cross.

By: Cantalamessa OFMCap., Raniero.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Frederick, Maryland., Word Among Us Press.: 2013

Seller ID: 27175


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 126 pp. A series of 55 meditations all taken from homilies preached by Fr. Cantalamessa during Good Friday services in St. Peter's Basilica. Foreword by Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York. A new and unused book. View more info

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Catherine of Siena: The Dialogue.

By: Catherine of Siena.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press.: 1980

Seller ID: 30080


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvi - 398 pp. One of the Classics of Western Spiritualit y from Paulist Press. Translated and with an introduction by Suzanne Noffke OP. Four page preface by Giuliana Cavallini. Four page select bibliography, 3 page index to the preface and the introduction and a 24 page index to the text and the notes. Very minor wear to the cover edges, otherwise the book appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

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The Dialogue of the Seraphic Virgin Catherine of Siena Dictated by Her, While in a State of Ecstasy, to Her Secretaries, and Completed in the Year of Our Lord 1370. Together with an Account of Her Death by an Eye-Witness.

By: Catherine of Siena. (Algar Thorold - translator).

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois., (Wheaton College.): 1994

Seller ID: 29862


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; (2) - 135 pp. Blue paper covers with a black paper re-enforcing strip on the spine. First published in 1907 by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co of London and I have listed the publisher as Wheaton College as being the present publisher. Not entirely correct as one can see from the following. The title page continued: "Translated from the original Italian, and preceded by an introduction on the life and times of the saint by Algar Thorold. A new a... View more info

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Prayer for all Times. Third Series.

By: Charles SJ., Pierre.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: London, UK., Sands & Company.: (1930)

Seller ID: 27577


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 176 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board with blind stamped border rules on the front board. Translated from the French, "La prière de toutes les heures", by Maud Monahan and first published as such in 1930, this is the third impression. This is the third and last book in this series by Fr. Charles and comprises chapters (meditations) 67 to 99. From the author's prologue dated 1923: "The only thi... View more info

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Assise: Une rencontre inattendue suivi du Cantique des créatures de François d'Assise.

By: Cheng, Francois.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Paris, France., Albin Michel.: 2014

Seller ID: 29975


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 50 - (14) pp. The text is in French. First published in 2012 in the review "Études franciscaines". This is a revised and expanded edition. Illustrated with 4 pages of full colour plates. French folded flaps on the fore edges of the covers. The externals shown a whisper of wear to front fore edge, otherwise clean with a tight binding and fine. View more info

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Saggi sulla Spiritualità Domenicana.

By: Colosio OP., P. Innocenzo. (editor).

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Florence, Italy., Libreria Editrice Fiorentina.: 1961

Seller ID: 28232


8vo - 21.5 x 15.5 cm.; (4) - 236 - (4) pp. The text is in Italian. Black and white wraps with white and black lettering. A collection of essays on Dominican spirituality. Contents: 1 - "Introduzione: confidenze e giustificazioni" by Innocenzo Colosio OP., 2 - "Appunti sulla Spiritualità domenicana" by Innocenzo Colosio OP., 3 - "La preghiera nella prima generazione domenicana" by Domenico Abbrescia OP., 4 - "La Lettere Spirituali del B. Giord... View more info

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Sainte Gertrude: Le coeur de Sainte Gertrude ou un coeur selon le Coeur de Dieu.

By: Cros SJ., Pere L. M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Outremont, Quebec., Editions Leparex: 2010

Seller ID: 24489


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 91 - [1] pp. Glossy card covers bound with a white plastic coil binding. The material presnt in this book is drawn from the first, second and third book of the private revelations of St. Gertrude "Insinuations" as prepared by Pere Cros in 1884. View more info

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Pustynia: Spotykanie Boga w ciszy, samotnosci i modlitwie.

By: de Hueck Doherty, Catherine.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Krakow, Poland., Wydawnictwo Karmelitow Bosych.: 2009

Seller ID: 28552


8vo - 20.5 x 14.5 cm.; 227 - (13) pp. The text is in Polish. First published in 1975 as "Poustinia: Christian Spirituality of the East for the Western Man", then reissued under the title "Poustinia: Encounterin g God in Silence, Solitude and Prayer" and reprinted many times, this translation into Polish is by Dorota Murawska with some final editing done by Katarzyna Dudek. Blessed Catherine Doherty is the foundress of the Catholic community known as Madon... View more info

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God's Friendship, Selections From the Meditations of the Venerable Servant of God, Luis de la Puente, SJ.

By: De La Puente SJ., Luis. (John M. Thill).

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin., Bruce Publishing.: 1951

Seller ID: 23610


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 215 pp. Brick red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Approbations present. Translated by John Thill. Most of this work comes from Meditaciones Espirituales, supplemented with explanatory sections by Father Thill. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper and the book shows mild shlef wear, otherwise clean and tight. The dust jacket is chipped on the spine tips and edges along with being darkened and soiled on the back panel... View more info

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The Ascent of Mount Sion.

By: de Laredo, Bernardino. (translated by E. Allison Peers).

Price: $67.50

Publisher: London, UK., Faber and Faber.: 1952

Seller ID: 30117


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 275 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. This is a volume from Faber's series "Classics of the Contemplative Life". ". . . being the third book of the treatise of that name translated with an introduction and notes by E. Allison Peers." Four indices: I - "Subject Index", II - "Index to Figures of Speech Used by Laredo", III - "Index to Scriptural Quotations and References", IV - "Index of Persons&... View more info