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A Woman of Unity. (Mother Lurana of Graymoor).

By: Celine SA., Sister Mary.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Graymoor, Garrison, New York, Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement: 1956

Seller ID: 10044

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xiii - 357 pp. Deep maroon cloth with red lettering on spine and front board. A biography of a remarkable woman, Mother Lurana of Graymoor, foundress of the Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement. Foreword by Archbishop Richard J. Cushing. Mother Lurana was the foundress of Graymoor after starting her religious life as a professed Anglican nun. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Seventeen page index at the back. The book shows overall and mild shelf wear while the dust jacket is worn on the edges and scuffed. View more info

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A Woman of Unity. (Mother Lurana of Graymoor)

By: Celine SA., Sister Mary.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Graymoor, Garrison, New York, Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement:

Seller ID: 22063

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - 252 pp. First published in 1956, this is the third printing of the soft cover edition. A biography of a remarkable woman, Mother Lurana of Graymoor, foundress of the Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement. Foreword by Archbishop Richard J. Cushing. Mother Lurana was the foundress of Graymoor after starting her religious life as a professed Anglican nun. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Ten page index at the back. A new and unread / unused book. View more info

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A Woman of Unity. (Mother Lurana of Graymoor)

By: Celine, Sister Mary. SA.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Graymoor, Garrison, New York, Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement:

Seller ID: 21481

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - 252 pp. First published in 1956, this is the third printing of the soft cover edition. A biography of a remarkable woman, Mother Lurana of Graymoor, foundress of the Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement. Foreword by Archbishop Richard J. Cushing. Mother Lurana was the foundress of Graymoor after starting her professed religious life as a professed Anglican nun. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Ten page index at the back. A new and unread / unused book. View more info

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Therese of Lisieux: A Life of Love.

By: Chalon, Jean.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Ligouri, Missouri., Liguori Publications.: 1997

Seller ID: 8263

ISBN: 0764801112

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; xi - 276 pp. A popularized and well done biography of the Little Flower. Well indexed with a one page bibliography and illustrated with black and white photographs. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Évêques catholiques du Canada; Canadian R. C. Bishops. 1658-1979.

By: Chapeau, Andre, OSB; Louis-Philippe Normand, OMI; Lucienne Plante, CND.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Research Centre in Religious History of Canada / St. Paul University.: 1980

Seller ID: 9720

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 194 pp. Designed as a tool for research in the history of the Canadian Catholic Church, this has four parts: Biographical index of Canadian bishops, index of dioceses, index of titular or "in partibus" sees, general index. Text is bilingual with entries in French or English depending on whether the diocese is considered to be French or English. Some light soiling on the covers. View more info

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Ignatius Loyola and Francis de Sales: Two Masters - One Spirituality.

By: Charmot SJ., F.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri., B. Herder Book Company.: 1966

Seller ID: 31037

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 251 pp. This is volume 32 in the "Cross and Crown Series of Spirituality" under the general editorship of Jordan Aumann OP. Wine red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the French edition of 1963, "Deux Maîtres: Une Spirituaité: Ignace Loyola - François de Sales", by Sister M. Renelle SSND. One and a bit page bibliography. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the back free end paper. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. The dust jacket has moderate edge wear, mostly on t... View more info

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Faith and Freedom: The Life and Times of Bill Ryan, SJ.

By: Chodos, Bob and Jamie Swift.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Novalis.: 2002

Seller ID: 11987

ISBN: 2895072469

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 253 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Born in Renfrew, Ontario in 1925, Fr. Ryan moved into a very active role on international stage dealing with issues of social justice and the years of 'turmoil' between the church and Jesuits. Illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs. Inked date on the half title page and the dust jacket has a crease on the inside front flap corner. View more info

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From Quebec to the Canadian North: Mikilar: Lionel Ducharme, Missionary Oblate of Mary Immaculate, Apostle of the Inuit, 1897-1979.

By: Choque OMI., Charles.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Churchill, Manitoba., R. C. Episcopal Corporation.: 1992

Seller ID: 27401

ISBN: 0969216335

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 236 pp. "Mikilar" (Little One) was the nick name given Fr. Ducharme by the Inuit whom he served. Illustrated with many black and white photographs and one very handy map. Eight page Inuktitut Lexicon at the back. View more info

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Guy Mary-Rousselière: 1913-1994

By: Choque OMI., Charles.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Churchill, Manitoba / Montreal, Quebec., R. C. Episcopal Corporation / Mediaspaul: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32143

ISBN: 0969216351

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 351 pp. The text is in English. A biography of one of the indomnitable Oblate missionaries who worked in Canada's Arctic regions among the Inuit. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Indices of Innuit names, white names, Inuktitut glossary, archaeological studies by Guy Mary-Rousseliere, lists of books and articles by Fr. Guy including all articles published in "Eskimo" magazine. Very mild wear and light scuffing to the covers, else fine. View more info

Image for From Quebec to the Canadian North: Mikilar: Lionel Ducharme, Missionary Oblate of Mary Immaculate, Apostle of the Inuit, 1897-1979.

From Quebec to the Canadian North: Mikilar: Lionel Ducharme, Missionary Oblate of Mary Immaculate, Apostle of the Inuit, 1897-1979.

By: Choque OMI., Charles.

Price: $8.10

Publisher: Churchill, Manitoba., R. C. Episcopal Corporation.: 1992

Seller ID: 32268

ISBN: 0969216335

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 236 pp. "Mikilar" (Little One) was the nick name given Fr. Ducharme by the Inuit whom he served. Illustrated with many black and white photographs and one very handy map. Eight page Inuktitut Lexicon at the back. Minor wear to the edges of the covers and with one diagonal crease in the front cover. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Blessed Marie Leonie Paradis: Her Multiple and Mysterious Ways, 1840-1912.

By: Cimichella OSM., Bishop Andre M.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Sherbrooke, Quebec., Editions Mont Sainte-Famille.: 1984

Seller ID: 32771

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 96 pp. Illustrated (photograph) green wraps in a saddle stapled binding. Translated and abridged from the French original "Marie Léonie Paradis: Ses multiples et mystérieux chemins, 1840-1912" by Marguerite Lyons. Short bibliography on the inside of the back cover. Mild wear to the cover edges, else very clean and tight. View more info

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St. Paul of the Cross: Challenged by the Crucified.

By: Cingolani CP., Gabriele.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Uniion City, New Jersey., Passionist Publications.: 1994

Seller ID: 29901

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; (4) - 90 pp. St. Paul of the Cross is the founder of the Passionists (CP). This biography was translated and edited from the Italian "Paolo Danei: La Provocazione della Croce" by Dominic Papa CP and Victor Hoagland CP. Illustrated with many black and white photographs, reproductions and drawings, 2 of which are in full colour. The covers some very light edge wear, else fine. View more info

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St. Paul of the Cross: Challenged by the Crucified.

By: Cingolani CP., Gabriele.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Uniion City, New Jersey., Passionist Publications.: 1994

Seller ID: 32491

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; (4) - 90 pp. St. Paul of the Cross is the founder of the Passionists (CP). This biography was translated and edited from the Italian "Paolo Danei: La Provocazione della Croce" by Dominic Papa CP and Victor Hoagland CP. Illustrated with many black and white photographs, reproductions and drawings, 2 of which are in full colour. The covers some very light edge wear, else fine. View more info

Image for The Roman Martyrology . . Third Turin Edition . . .

The Roman Martyrology . . Third Turin Edition . . .

By: Collins, Rev. Raphael. (translator).

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland., The Newman Press.: 1955

Seller ID: 31384

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 23.5 x 15 cm.; xiv - 352 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First published in this edition in 1946, this is the first reprinting. The full title is as follows: "The Roman Martyrology published by order of Gregory XIII. Revised by authority of Urban VIII and Clement X. Augmented and corrected in 1740 by Benedict XIV. The third Turin edition, according to the original, complete with the proper eulogies of recent saints and offices." Translated from the Latin by Rev. Raphael Collins. Introduction by Rev. Joseph B. Collins. Four page listing of movable feasts. Fift... View more info

Image for Bernadette: From Lourdes . . . to Nevers.

Bernadette: From Lourdes . . . to Nevers.

By: Combes, Abbe Andre.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: (Lyons?), France., 1949

Seller ID: 32599

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 14.5 cm.; 40 pp. No specific place of publication is given. Well illustrated with black and white photographs and reproductions. Minor wear and light rubbing to the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

Image for The Life and Works of Saint Vincent de Paul. (Monsieur Vincent: Le grand saint du grand siècle). Three volumes.

The Life and Works of Saint Vincent de Paul. (Monsieur Vincent: Le grand saint du grand siècle). Three volumes.

By: Coste CM., Pierre.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland., Newman Press.: 1952

Seller ID: 30943

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; Volume 1: xxiii - 608 pp. Volume 2: xi - 500 pp. Volume 3: xii - 563 pp. Twenty four page bibliography and and a 41 page index at the back of volume 3. Green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First published in 1934/1935, translated from the original French by Joseph Leonard CM and reprinted by the Newman Press in 1952. These three volumes are a companion set to the previously published eight volumes of the saint's correspondence and were the first complete biography of St. Vincent de Paul. All three volumes are illustrated with black and white period rep... View more info

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One Woman's Journey: A Portrait of Pauline Vanier.

By: Cowley, Deborah & George Cowley.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Novalis.: 1992

Seller ID: 25660

ISBN: 2890885720

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 175 pp. Pauline is the mother of Jean Vanier, founder of L'Arche, wife of Georges Vanier, Governor General of Canada, Pauline had an interesting life and was a remarkable woman in her own right. She and her husband are being considered for canonization in the Catholic Church. Three page foreword by Jean Vanier. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The covers have a trace of wear to the edges, else fine. View more info

Image for One Woman's Journey: A Portrait of Pauline Vanier.

One Woman's Journey: A Portrait of Pauline Vanier.

By: Cowley, Deborah & George Cowley.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Novalis.: 1992

Seller ID: 31769

ISBN: 2890885720

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 175 pp. Pauline is the mother of Jean Vanier, founder of L'Arche, wife of Georges Vanier, Governor General of Canada, Pauline had an interesting life and was a remarkable woman in her own right. She and her husband are being considered for canonization in the Catholic Church. Three page foreword by Jean Vanier. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The covers have minor wear to the edges, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Eucharistic Miracles and Eucharistic Phenomena in the Lives of the Saints.

By: Cruz, Joan Carroll.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Rockford, Illinois., Tan Books and Publishers.: 1987

Seller ID: 31107

ISBN: 0895553031

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xxii - 305 - (9) pp. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. Two page glossary and a 3 page select bibliography. Other than some very wear to the edges of the covers, the book appears to have never been used. View more info

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The Nun of Kenmare: An Autobiography.

By: Cusack, Sister Mary Francis.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachussets., Ticknor and Company: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10868

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; xix - 556 pp. Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt decoration on front. Mary Francis, a convert from Anglicanism, joined the Poor Clares in Kenmare, Ireland. Due to her activities in areas of social concern, she left the order and founded the Sisters of Peace, eventually moving to America. Minor wear to the corners with a small tear (1/4") on the external hinge at the back top. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info