Author:Bertoniere, Gabriel


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Through Faith & Fire: The Monks of Spencer, 1825-1958.

By: Bertoniere, Gabriel.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York., Yorkville Press: 2005

Seller ID: 17509

ISBN: 0972942793

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; xxvi - 597 pp. Red paper over boards with brown paper on spine and gilt spine lettering. A well researched and documented history (Bertoniere is a professed monk living at Spencer) of St. Joseph's Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts. From the beginnings with Dom Augustin de Lestrange leaving France after the Revolution and the suppression of La Trappe, where Dom LeStrange was the novice master, and eventually moving to the New World, first to Nova Scotia and then to Spencer in Massachusetts. The chronicling of the history follows various abbots of Spencer and is profusely illu... View more info