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Image for Us de l'ordre de Cisterciens de la stricte observance précédés de la règle de saint Benoit de la charte de charité et des constitutions publiés par le chapitre géneral de 1926. (Cistercian Rule and Charta Caritatis).

Us de l'ordre de Cisterciens de la stricte observance précédés de la règle de saint Benoit de la charte de charité et des constitutions publiés par le chapitre géneral de 1926. (Cistercian Rule and Charta Caritatis).

By: N/A

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Westmalle, L'Order de Cisterciens.: 1926

Seller ID: 10533

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


8vo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; 485 pp. Black cloth with blind stamped decorative motif on front and back board. The book has been rebound / repaired with a black cloth on the spine/quarter boards and new end-papers, which are quite browned now. The original are still present and partially visible. The pages between the title page and the preface are missing (2 pages possibly). An eight page addendum has been tipped in on gutter margin of the front free end paper: "Propositions et Declarations Faites par la Commission de Liturgie et Adoptees ad Experimentum par le Chapitre General de 1937". Contents summ... View more info

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US des Freres Convers de l'Ordre des Cisterciens de l'Etroite Observance.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Westmalle, 1928

Seller ID: 16730

Condition: Good


8vo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; 367 pp. Text is in French. Precedes de la Regle de Saint Benoit et des Constitutions publies par le Chapitre General de 1927. Black cloth-covered boards with light grey spine lettering, rounded board corners as issued. Light general wear and some soiling on covers, binding sturdy, title page at the joint neatly tape reinforced on verso, Cistercian monastery library stamp on title page, some handwritten corrections made either on text itself or on tipped-in slips. View more info

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Conniving with the Saints, Loner, Pilgrim, Monk, Vocation of Frere Cyrille.

By: N/A

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Lafayette, Oregon., Guadalupe Translations: 1992

Seller ID: 16731

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 64 pp. Saddle-stapled booklet. Trappist Centennial Edition 1892-1992. The story of a modern vocation, of Frere Cyrille, born in Flanders, 1959, entered Sept-Fons, 1983. A clean copy with only a monastic library stamp on title page and once within text. View more info

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Notre-Dame de Thymadeuc.

By: A Cistercian Monk.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Saint Brieuc, France, Librairie Rene Prud'homme: 1899

Seller ID: 11849

Condition: Good+


12mo - 17.5 x 13 cm; 185 pp. Text is in French. Has been rebound with a gray cloth on boards and blue on spine with silver gilt lettering on spine. A history of the Cistercian abbey and church at Thymadeuc in Bretagne. Illustrated with 10 b/w photographic plates. Library is a Cistercian Library (La Trappe) . Sticker remians on front board with the internal markings being a stamp and a written note on title page. Text papers are age toned. View more info

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The Song of a Silent Stone: A Story of Love At the Heart of Creation.

By: Abbot Mark.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Berryville, Virginia., Community of Cistercians of the Strict Observance.: 1999

Seller ID: 10247

ISBN: 0966321030

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20 x 28 cm.; 46 pp. A reflection on the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ told poetically and meditatively from the viewpoint of the stone, or as Abbot Mark entitles a section, "The stations of the resurrection as related by the Easter Stone. " Each page has a full-color illustration by Keefe. Abbot Mark is a Cistercian monk of Our Lady of the Holy Cross Abbey. An as-new and unused book showing very slight shelf wear. View more info

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The Song of a Silent Stone: A Story of Love At the Heart of Creation.

By: Abbot Mark.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Berryville, Virginia., Community of Cistercians of the Strict Observance.: 1999

Seller ID: 26335

ISBN: 0966321030

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20 x 28 cm.; 46 pp. A reflection on the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ told poetically and meditatively from the viewpoint of the stone, or as Abbot Mark entitles a section, "The stations of the resurrection as related by the Easter Stone. " Each page has a full-color illustration by Keefe. Abbot Mark is a Cistercian monk of Our Lady of the Holy Cross Abbey. An as-new and unused book showing scuffing to the covers best seen in reflected light. View more info

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Dialogue on the Soul.

By: Aelred Of Rievaulx.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan., Cistercian Publications.: 1981

Seller ID: 11415

ISBN: 0879072229

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 162 pp. Number 22 in the Cistercian Fathers Series. Translated with an introduction by C. H. Talbot. The translation is of "De Anima" and the Latin text with Talbot as the editor was first published in 1952 and again in 1971. Medieval theology from the monastic cloister. Selected bibliography at back. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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The Parables & The Sentences.

By: Bernard of Clairvaux.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan., Cistercian Publications: 2000

Seller ID: 14488

ISBN: 0879071850

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 461 pp. Cistercian Fathers Series, no. 55. "Parables" translated with an introduction by Michael Casey; "Sentences" translated by Francis Swietek with an introduction by John Sommerfeldt. A new, unread volume with very light soiling on the text block tail edge. View more info

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Cistercians and Cluniacs: St. Bernard's Apologia to Abbot William.

By: Bernard Of Clairvaux.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan., Cistercian Publications.: 1970

Seller ID: 30054

ISBN: 0879071028

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm; 69 pp. Translated by Michael Casey, OCSO with an introduction by Jean Leclercq, OSB. Footnotes throughout. This translation was first published in Volume I of the Cistercian Fathers Series and is based on the Latin edition as prerpared by Jean Leclercq and Henri Rochais. The letter, composed by Bernard (a Cistercian) and approved by William (a Cluniac), "excoriates monks . . . . Cistercians who had become slanderers, Cluniacs who had grown self-indulgent". Bernard's satirical wit spared no one who had lost sight of the monk's first duty, the love of God and the bret... View more info

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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

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God Is My Life: The Story of Our Lady of Gethsemani.

By: Burden, Shirley and Thomas Merton.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York., Reynal & Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17000

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


4to - 28 x 21 cm.; Unpaginated with 96 pages. Blue cloth over boards with gold lettering on spine and title blind stamped on the front. Three page introduction by Merton. A selection of black and white photographs of the life at and surroundings of the Trappist Abbey in Gethsemani, Kentucky. Photos have a small reflective text next to each one. The book itself shows very minor shelf wear to the board tail edges and the head edges of same are a tad faded. The dust jacket is mildly edge worn with small chips and nicks at the spine crown and tail. The front panel is rubbed and all four corners ar... View more info

Image for Liturgy: Cistercians of the Strict Observance; Volume 14, 1980 (Complete), Nos. 1, 2, & 3.

Liturgy: Cistercians of the Strict Observance; Volume 14, 1980 (Complete), Nos. 1, 2, & 3.

By: Chrysogonus, Fr. M. (editor).

Price: $12.60

Publisher: Genesee, Cistercians: 1980

Seller ID: 7952

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; Vol. 14, No. 1, February 1980. Contents: 1 - 'The Altar: The Evolution of Its Forms and Its Various Theological Meanings' by Houix, 2 - 'Simplicity in the Liturgy' by Faure, 3 - 'An Ascension Day Sermon by Saint Aelred: On The Rapture of Elijah' presentation and translation by Waddell, 4 - 'Six Hymns from the Ceremonial des Religieuses de al Congregation de Saint Bernard, Ordre de Cisteaux' by Waddell, 5 - 'Refectory Prayers and Antiphons' by Jean-Marie and Didier. Vol. 14, No. 2, May 1980. Contents: 1 - 'The Holy Death of Our Father Saint Benedict' by Casel, 2 - 'Saint Be... View more info

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Liturgy; Cistercians of the Strict Observance; Volume 14, 1980 (Complete), Nos. 1, 2, & 3.

By: Chrysogonus, Fr. M. (editor).

Price: $12.60

Publisher: Genesee, Cistercians: 1980

Seller ID: 7953

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; Vol. 15, No. 1, February 1981. Contents: 1 - 'The Revival of Gregorian Chant, What Does It Mean' by Nassoy, 2 - 'The Rule of Saint Benedict and the Divine Office' by Oury, 3 - 'The Readings at Vigils' by Br. John of Christ in the Desert, 4 - 'A Few General Notes and Reflections on the Early Cistercian Night Office Readings and Reading at Table and Before Compline' by Waddell, 5 - 'Reflections on Communication' by Imhoff. Vol. 15, No. 2, May 1981. Contents: 1 - 'The Desert Fathers and the Mass and Eucharist' by Oury, 2 - 'The Eucahrist and the Liturgy of the Hours' by DuBoi... View more info

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Liturgy; Cistercians of the Strict Observance: Volume 20, 1986 (Complete) , Nos. 1, 2, & 3.

By: Chrysogonus, Fr. M. (editor).

Price: $12.60

Publisher: Genesee, New York., Cistercians: 1986

Seller ID: 9003

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; Vol. 20, No. 1, 1986. Contents: 1 - 'Psalm 92 The King of the World is Clothed in Beauty' by Sr. Grun, 2 - 'In Defense of Allegory' by Herbert, 3 - 'A Clairvaux Gloss on the Canticle from Habakkuk' by Waddell, 4 - 'Liturgical Prayer, Personal Prayer, Spontaneous Prayer' by Quellec'. Vol. 20, No. 2, 1986. Contents: 1 - 'The Presence of Christ in the Liturgy' by Bernal, 2 - 'Integration of Mass and Office' by Bhaldraithe, 3 - 'Towards a Better Understanding of the Roman Canon; Chapter 5 - The Final Section of the Canon' and "Conclusion' by Maertens. Vol. 20, No. 3, 1986. Con... View more info

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Une Vie Remplie, Dom Francois-Xavier Huet (1898-1968).

By: Crepeau, Jean-Baptiste, O.Cist.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Chicoutimi, Quebec., Editions Science Moderne.: 1980

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16943

Condition: Good+


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; 162 pp. Text is in French. Publication de la Societe Historique du Saguenay. Dom Huet, Prieur et Abbe de la Trappe de Notre-Dame de Mistassini (1929-1935-1960). Photos, inscribed by author on first page. Some soiling and edgewear on card stock covers, minimal monastic library markings on first blank page and title page.; Signed by Author View more info

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Lettres à un ami fraternel.

By: de Cherge, Christian.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Bayard Editions.: 2015

Seller ID: 31500

ISBN: 2227487879

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 19 x 14.5 cm.; 367 pp. The text is in French. This is the second printing. Footnotes throughout. Eight page index of names (Index des personnes). Previous owner's address label on the first page. One word highlighted in yellow on page 19, otherwise very clean. With the publisher's wrap around band with "Inédits" printed on it. Some minor rubbing to the wrap around band. View more info

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A Retreat with Thomas Merton: A Seven-Day Spiritual Journey.

By: de Waal, Esther.

Price: $8.80

Publisher: Norwich, UK., Canterbury Press.: 2011

Seller ID: 28557

ISBN: 1848250665

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23.5 x 17 cm.; 114 pp. First published by Inter Publishing Service (IPS) in 1992, this is this edition or reprint. Two page foreword by Henri Nouwen. Illustrated with black and white photographs with am list of indexed credits for them at the back. After the introductor y sections, the seven themed days of the retreat are described: The Call, Response, The Solitary Within - The True Self, Encounter with Christ, The Demands of Love, Common and Natural and Ordinary, and lastly, Integration. Ten pages of notes specific to each day, 2 page bibliography. The bottom fore corner is bumped, othe... View more info

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La Bretagne Cistercienne.

By: De Warren, Comte Henry.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Abbaye Saint Wandrille., Editions de Fontenelle: 1946

Seller ID: 16598

Condition: Fair


8vo - 23.5 x 18.5 cm.; 228 pp. Text is in French. A history of Cistercian monasteries in Brittany, includes a general bibliography as well as particular bibliographies for the different houses, i.e. Begard, Carnoet La Joie, Melleray, Villeneuve, etc. A fold-out map and drawings by Hallo. Paper wraps edge worn and creased, detached at spine with a tidy tape repair, sections missing along spine, library stamp and penciled notation, closed tear in margin of last five pages and fold-out map; text pages clean. View more info

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The Trappists of Oka: Their History from the Foundation of their Abbey in 1881 until the Present Day. (1881-1981).

By: Doucet, Camille Antonio.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Quebec City, Quebec., Privately published.: 1981

Seller ID: 26339

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 170 pp. First published in 1979 in French as "La Trappe d'Oka" and translated into English by persons unknown, meaning not accredited that I can find. Illustrated with many black and white photographs some of which are archival. Each of the12 chapters has its own list of footnotes and bibliographic references. View more info

Image for Mary Most Holy: Meditating with the Early Cistercians.

Mary Most Holy: Meditating with the Early Cistercians.

By: Elder, E. Rozanne. (editor).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan., Cistercian Publications.: 2003

Seller ID: 26330

ISBN: 0879071656

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xxxi - 401 pp. Cistercian Fathers Series, number 65. A collection of Marian devotions from the following: Adam of Perseigne, Aelred of Rievaulx, Amadeus of Lausanne, Baldwin of Forde, Bernard of Clairvaux, Geoffrey of Auxerre, Gertrude the Great of Helfta, Gilbert of Hoyland, Guerric of Igny, Isaac of Stella, John of Ford, Stephen of lSawley, William of Saint Thierry. Five pages of short biographical sketches of the various authors and 3 pages of sources at the back. A new and unused book. View more info