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The Popes and the Priesthood: A Symposium of Papal Documents on the Priesthood.

By: N/A

Price: $6.40

Publisher: St. Meinrad, Indiana., Grail Publications: 1955

Seller ID: 17160

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; 135 pp. Ivory coloured covers with red lettering and a saddle stapled binding. First published in 1953, this is the fourth printing of the revised edition. Contents: 1 - "Haerent Animo - Exhortation to the Clergy" by Pope Pius X, 2 - "Humani Generis - On Preaching the Word of God" by Pope Benedict XV, 3 - "Ad Catholici Sacerdotii - On the priesthood" by Pope Pius XI, 4 - "Menti Nostrae - On the Sanctity of the Priestly Life" by Pope Pius XII, 5 - "Quam Ingens - On the Investigation to be Made Previous to Ordinations" by the Sacred... View more info

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Manuale Ordinandorum Opusculum: Non Ordinandis Solum, sed et Ordinatis Praesertim Sacerdotibus, Utilissimum. (Editio decima quinta, accuratius emendata et aucta).

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Apud A. Jouby et Roger.: 1874

Seller ID: 23279

Condition: Very Good-


24mo - 14.5 x 9 cm.; viii - 540 pp. Half bound with marbled paper on boards, black leather with gilt lettering on spine and the leather fore corner pieces are gone showing the cloth underlay layer. Marbled end papers. Previous owner's name on the first (half title) page. The interior is clean, the binding is solid and sound and the externals show mild to moderate wear and rubbing. View more info

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Instruction on Certain Questions Regarding the Collaboration of the Non-Ordained Faithful in the Sacred Ministry of the Priest.

By: N/A

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Sherbrooke, Quebec., Mediaspaul.: 1998

Seller ID: 30867

ISBN: 2894201478

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; 37 - (3) pp. Yellow wraps with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. Previous owner's name on the head margin of the front cover, the spine is a tad faded, otherwise clean with a sound binding. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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My Clerical Friends And Their Relations To Modern Thought.

By: (Marshall, Thomas William).

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York., Catholic Publication Society:

Seller ID: 11062

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 311 pages + 9 pages of publisher's adverts. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Previous owner's name stamped on the front free end paper. The binding is shaken and the spine backstrip is beginning to separate from the rear board. Corners are worn, etc. A reasonable reading or working copy. No date (late 1800's) or author stated but known to be Thomas William Marshall. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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The Pastor According to the New Code of Canon Law.

By: Augustine OSB, Rev, P. Chas.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri, B. Herder Book Co.: 1926

Seller ID: 21145

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 13 cm.; xiii - 327 pp. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. A general survey of the code with a subsequent look at the pastor and the conspicuous role he has in the code. Mild shelf wear to the extremities. The text block is clean and sound with no markings. View more info

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Priestly Vocation and Tonsure.

By: Bacuez SS., L. (Louis).

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland., St. Mary's Seminary.: 1937

Seller ID: 30956

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


16mo - 15.5 x 11 cm.; xiv - 314 pp. Purple cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. Translated from the French of Père Bacuez (1820-1892) with no accreditation given though the preface by J.V.N. dated 1908 seems to be by the translator. Footnoted throughout. Pages 305 to 314 is the "Ceremonial of Ordination to Tonsure According to the Pontifical and Commentary Thereon". The principal text in this last section is in Latin and the commentary is in English. The first 70 or so pages have some faint red pencil underlining and marginalia, not severe but 'tis there. Pr... View more info

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Vocation: Questions & Answers.

By: Bannon LC., Fr. Anthony.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Hamden, Connecticut., Circle Press.:

Seller ID: 29787

ISBN: 0965160181

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 210 pp. No date of piblication given. "The book is arranged around topics (celibacy, family, difficulties, signs and decisions) that surface most frequently in questions written into the vocation web site . . ." Eight page index at the back. Minor shelf wear to the covers, else fine. View more info

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The Priest Today: His Mission and Witness.

By: Barreau, J. C. and D. Barbe.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Glen Rock, New Jersey, Paulist Press Deus Books.: 1968

Seller ID: 19134

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18 x 11 cm.; v - 85 pp. Translated from the original French edition published in 1965, "Le pretre dans la mission". The heart of missionary activity according to Frs. Barreau and Barbe is making Jesus known to all. Not so much a catechization but rather an active evangelization. Previous owner's name blacked out on both the half title and the title page. Otherwise the book shows mild shelf wear with little sign of actual use. View more info

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Shepherds in the Mist.

By: Barrett, E. Boyd.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: New York., Declan X. McMullen Company.: 1949

Seller ID: 31665

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo 19.5 x 13 cm.; x - 102 pp. Green cloth over boards with white lettering on the spine. An excommunicated priest shares his story of reconciliation and healing with words of comfort for other shepherds who have gone astray in the mist and may be looking to return home. The library markings are an accession number in white on the lower spine, a stamp on the title page and the margin of page 89 and a pocket on the back paste down end paper. Previous owner's name on the front paste down end paper. Mild wear to the board corners and the spine tips and the joints are rubbed. Otherwise clean with... View more info

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Take Heart, Father: A Hope-Filled Vision for Today's Priest.

By: Bausch, Rev. Wiliam J.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Mystic, Connecticut., Twenty-Third Publications.: 1987

Seller ID: 31776

ISBN: 0896223094

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (12) - 201 pp. First published in 1986, this is the fourth printing. Three page foreword by Msgr. Joseph M. Champlin. Five pages of notes at the back. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the inside of the back cover. Previous owner's name crossed out on the first page. Otherwise clean with a sound binding and having minor shelf wear to the covers. View more info

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Reflections of a Veteran Priest.

By: Bedard, Fr. Bob.

Price: $8.80

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Koinonia Enterprises.: 2001

Seller ID: 28101

ISBN: 0968884547

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 204 pp. Fr. Bedard was the founder of the priestly community "The Companions of the Cross". From the back cover: ". . . (looks) across the spectrum of the Church today and offering hope to those who would despair of the Church ever fulfilling Christ's yearning that we all be one". Sticker scar on the front cover and a previous owner's name on the first page, otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Reflections of a Veteran Priest.

By: Bedard, Fr. Bob.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Koinonia Enterprises.: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28245

ISBN: 0968884547

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 204 pp. Fr. Bedard was the founder of the priestly community "The Companions of the Cross". From the back cover: ". . . (looks) across the spectrum of the Church today and offering hope to those who would despair of the Church ever fulfilling Christ's yearning that we all be one". Very minor wear to the cover edges, else clean and sound. Signed by the author, "Father Bob", on the title page with an inscription to the previous owner.; Signed by Author View more info

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Le sacerdoce: les mères, les jeunes, les prêtres.

By: Bellouard OP., Pere M. A. (Mario Augustin).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lyons, France., G. Neveu.:

Seller ID: 28222

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18.5 x 13 cm.; 133 - (1) pp. The text is in French. Red and white wraps with black lettering. No date is given though I would think the mid 1930's or thereabouts. One of the "Revue de la Vie Chrétienne" books, the first series. Illustrated with several full page woodcuts, quite beautiful too, and many smaller decorative woodcut insets. Previous owner's name (Dominican House) stamped on the front cover, the first page and the title page. The front cover has a small crumple on the top fore corner and the covers are age toned or browned. Otherwise the book is clean with a solid bi... View more info

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Celibacy, Ministry, Church.

By: Blenkinsopp, Joseph.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York., Herder and Herder.: 1968

Seller ID: 17870

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 252 pp. "An enquiry into the possibility of reform in the present self-understanding of the Roman Catholic Church and its practice of ministry." Footnotes, index. Dr. Blenkinsopp was a biblical scholar who taught at Vanderbilt University and the Chicago Theological Seminary. A clean and sturdy text with minimal monastic library markings on front free endpaper. Dust jacket rubbed with light edgewear. View more info

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Ordination to the Priesthood.

By: Bligh SJ, John.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York., Sheed and Ward.: 1956

Seller ID: 18568

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; xv - 189 pp. Light blue cloth ovr boards with black lettering on the spine. Illustrated with 7 black and white plates and with a 5 page index at the back. Fr. Bligh examines the ordination ritual ". . . in which the development and significance of every detail of the ordination rite is lucidly and attractively expounded". When the ritual is quoted it is done so in a 2 column format with Latin on the left and the English translation on the right. Minor shelf wear to the book which has a clean interior and a solid and sound binding. The dust jacket is lightly worn on the e... View more info

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Ordination to the Priesthood.

By: Bligh SJ, John.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: New York., Sheed and Ward.: 1956

Seller ID: 31176

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; xv - 189 pp. Light blue cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine. Fr. Bligh examines the ordination ritual ". . . . . in which the development and significance of every detail of the ordination rite is lucidly and attractively expounded". When the ritual is quoted it is done so in a 2 column format with Latin on the left and the English translation on the right. Illustrated with 7 black and white plates and with a 5 page index at the back. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the back end papers. Pr... View more info

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Priesthood in Crisis.

By: Blomjous, Rev. Jospeh J.

Price: $8.10

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin., Bruce Publishing.: 1969

Seller ID: 31070

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; x - 220 pp. Brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering (a tad faded) on the spine. From the author's introduction: "This present book is a collection of talks on the contemporary probems of the priesthood given to priests and seminarians in various parts of the world since the beginning of the Second Vatican Council." The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the back end papers. Other than the spine being a tad faded, the book show minimal wear and is otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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The Priest's Way to God.

By: Boylan OCSO., Fr. Eugene.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland., The Newman Press.: 1963

Seller ID: 32154

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 11.5 cm.; 226 pp. Orange cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine. First published by Scepter Publishers of Dublin in 1962, this is the first American printing. Fr. Boylan was a Cistercian monk in Mount St. Joseph Abbey in Roscrea, County Tipperary, Ireland at the time of writing. From the dust jacket: "Parish work, preaching, hearing confessions, and giving spiritual direction, no aspect of the priest's life is omitted and the virtues which enable him to carry out his priestly duties are fully treated: purity, humility, sincerity, self-sacrifice, charity, and above all,... View more info

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To Save a Thousand Souls: A Guide for Discerning a Vocation to Diocesan Priesthood.

By: Brannen, Fr. Brett A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Valdosta, Georgia., Vianney Vocations.: 2010

Seller ID: 26878

ISBN: 0615345514

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; xii - 409 pp. From the foreword by the Most Reverend William E. Lori: "Fr. Brannen has systematically and comprehensive ly addressed the questions, aspirations, yearnings and even the fears of a young man who feels - perhaps against his initial inclination - the stirrings of a priestly vocation. Father Brannen is a wise and prayerful priest who has served the Church well in many different capacities and has witnessed some truly extraordinary instances of God's grace working in individual hearts, especially through the Catholic priesthood." Five sections at the back... View more info

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To Save a Thousand Souls: A Guide for Discerning a Vocation to Diocesan Priesthood.

By: Brannen, Fr. Brett A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Valdosta, Georgia., Vianney Vocations.: 2010

Seller ID: 28947

ISBN: 0615345514

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; xii - 409 pp. From the foreword by the Most Reverend William E. Lori: "Fr. Brannen has systematically and comprehensive ly addressed the questions, aspirations, yearnings and even the fears of a young man who feels - perhaps against his initial inclination - the stirrings of a priestly vocation. Father Brannen is a wise and prayerful priest who has served the Church well in many different capacities and has witnessed some truly extraordinary instances of God's grace working in individual hearts, especially through the Catholic priesthood." Five sections at the back... View more info