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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: $11.25

Publisher: Renfrew County, Ontario., 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. White card stock covers with black lettering and drawing of the church on the front. A new, unused and unread book. 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, dedication and lists are in German up to p. 32. English continues from there. The program for the Golden Jubilee Celebratio... View more info

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

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 St. Mary's Parish, Lindsay, Ontario. 1859-1959, Centennial Volume. (Diocese of Peterborough).

St. Mary's Parish, Lindsay, Ontario. 1859-1959, Centennial Volume. (Diocese of Peterborough).

By: N/A

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Lindsay, Ontario., St. Mary's Parish.: 1959

Seller ID: 32012

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


4to - 28 x 21 cm.; 140 pp. Padded blue vinyl over boards with gilt lettering and decorations on the front board. Published by the parish to commemorate the centennial of the parish. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. Seven pages of parish lists and indices at the back followed by 37 pages of period advertising by the various sponsors and local businesses. The gilt on the front is quite dulled and the bottom fore corners of the boards are mildly bumped, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

Image for A Brief History and Parishes of the Archdiocese of / Histoire concise et paroisses de l'Archdiocèse d' Ottawa.

A Brief History and Parishes of the Archdiocese of / Histoire concise et paroisses de l'Archdiocèse d' Ottawa.

By: N/A

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Strasbourg, France., Editions du Signe.: 2010

Seller ID: 32272

ISBN: 2746825252

Condition: Very Good


4to - 29.5 x 20.5 cm.; 253 - (3) pp. Full colour glossy paper (photograph) over boards. The text is bilingual with English on the right hand side pages (verso) and French on the left hand side pages (recto). Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. The introductory section (up to page 30) is a general history of the diocese itself and then follows descriptions (2 pages each, English/French) of each parish in the diocese. The back board is scuffed and rubbed though otherwise the book appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

Image for Echoes of the Jubilee Celebration of Rt. Rev. N. Z. Lorrain, First Bishop of Pembroke. September 24th and 25th 1907.

Echoes of the Jubilee Celebration of Rt. Rev. N. Z. Lorrain, First Bishop of Pembroke. September 24th and 25th 1907.

By: N/A

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Pembroke, Ontario., Privately published.: 1908

Seller ID: 32455

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 15.5 cm.; 143 - (1) pp. Green wraps with back lettering. Illustrated with several black and white photographs. Page 5 to 33 consists of various addresses and replies, page 35 to 44 - the life and times of Bishop Lorrain, page 46 to 49 - the cathedral, page 52- 53 - the palace, page 56 to 59 - the General Hospital, page 62 to 65 - the Convent of Mary Immaculate, page 66 to 132 - donor lists by parish with amounts, page 133 to 143 - Adresses Françaises et Réponses and lastly an index on page 144. Minor wear to the covers and a wee bit to the fore corners of a few pages. Previous ow... View more info

Image for The Iconography of St. Nicholas' Church. (Toronto, Ontario).

The Iconography of St. Nicholas' Church. (Toronto, Ontario).

By: Barida, Michael N. and Rev. Ivan Syrotynsky.

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Parish.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30405

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


4to - 26.5 x 21.5 cm.; 174 pp. Burgundy cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Published on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the parish located at 770 Queen Street West in Toronto, Ontario. The text is bilingual, two columns per page. in both English and Ukrainian (Cyrillic text). Profusely illustrated with both full colour and black and white photographic plates by Nelson Pau and Fiona Spalding-Smith. Major articles are: "Iconography and its meaning" by Michael N. Barida, "The decoration of the Church of St. Nicholas" by Rev. Ivan Syrotynsky and "Iconography of the Chapel ... 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. with Angela Lorbetskie and Theresa Prince

Price: $36.00

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

Seller ID: 31542

ISBN: 0993749917

Condition: Near 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 and local history. Many of the families are of Polish origin. Very minor wear to the bottom fore corners of the front and back covers. View more info

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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 cover edges and the spine has a reading crease. The paper used is a high quality coated stock. 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 stock. Loosely laid in is a gift card to the previous owner signed by "Bishop Don".; Signed by Author View more info

Image for The Contribution of Monastic Life to the Church and the World: Essays in Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of Mount Saviour Monastery.

The Contribution of Monastic Life to the Church and the World: Essays in Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of Mount Saviour Monastery.

By: Boler, Martin and Anthony J. Cernera. (editors).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Connecticut., Sacred Heart University Press.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30433

ISBN: 1888112123

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; viii - 199 pp. Brown cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. Illustrated with 14 pages of black and white photographs in a center section entitled "Mount Saviour Monastery: A Photogrpahic Record". The monastery is located in Pine City, upstate New York, about 90 kilometres due west of Binghampton and 60 kilometres south west of Ithaca. Contents: 1 - "The Meaning and Purpose of this Benedictine Moment" by Jerome Kodell, 2 - "Common Origins, 1922-1937" by Gottfried Burkhard Neunheuser, 3 - "The Influence of Maria Laach on Mount Saviour Monastery" by Mart... 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). Otherwise the book is clean with a tight binding and showing only mild wear to the board corners and spine tips. The dust jacket... 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 and legend on the facing page. Extensive notes with a comprehensive appendix and a decent index. Erratum slip pasted on page... 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