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Image for Le frère André et l'Oratoire Saint Joseph du Mont Royal.

Le frère André et l'Oratoire Saint Joseph du Mont Royal.

By: Dubuc, Jean-Guy.

Price: $9.00

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

Seller ID: 31487

ISBN: 2877182452

Condition: Near Fine


4to - 29.5 x 21 cm.; Unpaginated with 44 pages. No date of publication is given. Full colour glossy wraps in a saddle stapled binding. Profusely illustrated with many colour photographs. A souvenir type publication sold at the Oratory in Montreal. Minor wear to the edges of the covers, else fine. View more info

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Generation of Giants: The Story of the Jesuits in China in the Last Decades of the Ming Dynasty.

By: Dunne SJ., George H.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., University of Notre Dame Press.: 1962

Seller ID: 30920

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 23.5 x 15 cm.; (10) - 389 pp. Red cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine. Mapped end papers. Illustrated with 9 black and white reproductions one of which is the frontis peice. Nine page bibliography and a 9 page general index. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachment remains on the back free end paper. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. The book has mild wear to the fore corners of the boards and the spine tips. The dust jacket is quite worn especially at the spine tips and the head margin of the front panel is faded. View more info

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Church History in the Light of the Saints.

By: Dunney, Rev. Joseph A.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York., Macmillan.: 1944

Seller ID: 30554

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; vi - 465 pp. Wine-red cloth over boards with white lettering on the spine. Illustrated with several maps. The saints looked at are Peter, Justin Martyr, Anthony, Jerome, Patrick, Benedict; Columban; Boniface, Ansgar, Bernard of Menthon, Edward the Confessor, Berbard of Clairvaux, Thomas of Aquino, Catherine of Siena, Joan of Arc, Ignatius of Loyola, John Baptist de la Salle, John Baptist di Rossi, John Baptist Vianney, Rose of Lima and Isaac Jogues. Six page bibliography and a 7 page index. Some underlining present in the pieces on St. Patrick and St.Iisaac Jogues. The lib... View more info

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St. Anselm: Archbishop of Canterbury.

By: Eadmer.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: London, UK., Sands & Company.: 1911

Seller ID: 30567

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


12mo - 19 x 12 cm.; xi - 287 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The author is not given other than a reference to him in the preface as his work was used as the basis for this book along with material from Père Ragey, M. Rule, and J. M. Rigg. I would term this book as a reworking of already published material and geared for the general reading public. Very much ex-library with a lot of markings and having moderate wear to the spine tips and the fore corners of the boards. The illustration "Pope Paschal II (old engraving)" has been removed. The other 6 illustr... View more info

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Rome Is Home: The Experience Of Converts.

By: Earl Of Wicklow. (editor).

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Fresno, California., Academy Library Guild: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11109

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 155 pp. Pink cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Preface by Edward Charles Rich. Thirty converts, all anonymous, relate part or parts of their conversion to Roman Catholicism. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper and the back end papers. Mild bumping to the corners. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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The Road Home: A Journey of Faith.

By: Earle, Joan Levy.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ave Maria Centre of Peace.: 2011

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31378

ISBN: 0986534315

Condition: Fine


8vo - 22.5 x 14.5 cm.; 160 pp. Two pages of bibliographical refrences atthe back. Signed by the author on the first page. Previous owner's name also on the first page. Other than that the book is as-new and unused. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Desert Mothers, Spiritual Practices from the Women of the Wilderness.

By: Earle, Mary C.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Harrisburg, New York., Morehouse Publishing.: 2007

Seller ID: 30789

ISBN: 0819221562

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 89 pp. "Explore the unique spirituality of the desert mothers and learn ways to apply their wisdom today." Earle is an Episcopal priest, spiritual director and writer. Footnotes, references. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Practice for Heaven: True Stories from a Modern Missionary.

By: Egan, Edward Cardinal. (edited by Joseph McAleer).

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Manchester, New Hampshire., Sophia Institute Press.: 2016

Seller ID: 31413

ISBN: 1622823419

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xxiv - 293 pp. A collection of articles written by Cardinal Egan in the 20 years before his death and all dealing with his everyday interactions with whomever he met. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Through Gates of Splendor

By: Elliot, Elisabeth.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York., Harper & Brothers Publishers.: (1958)

Seller ID: 30395

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 258 pp. Green linen over boards with black cloth and silver gilt lettering on the spine. First published in 1957, this is the tenth printing. Pictorial (maps) end papers. Illustrated with 64 pages of black and white photographs and 1 black and white map on page 10. A first-hand account of Operation Auca in which 5 missionaries were martyred in Ecuador. Minor wear to the spine tips and fore corners of the book while the clipped dust jacket has moderate wear to the edges, the spine tips and the corners. View more info

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Les quatres couronnes de sainte Godelieve de Gistel.

By: English, M.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Gistel, Belgium., Abbaye Ten Putte.: 1967

Seller ID: 32935

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; 81 - (7) pp. The text is in French. Translated from the original Dutch by Jean de Vincennes. This is the second edition. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs and one full colour photograph pasted onto the front cover as issued. Saint Godelieve (1049-1070) was forced to marry a Flemish nobleman, sought justice from the local church officials, received it but then was strangled by two of the servants of Flemish nobleman and her body thrown into a pool to have it appear that she died of natural causes. Minor wear to the covers and the margins of the covers ... View more info

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Never Stop Walking: The Life and Spirit of St. Alphonsus Liguori.

By: Fearon IHM., Sister Nancy.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Monroe, Michigan., Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.: 1977

Seller ID: 31580

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 180 pp. Not so much a biography of St. Alphonsus, but more of a history of the charism he had and that was left with the Redemptorists. Eighteen pages of footnotes. Mild shelf wear to the edges of the covers and the spine is a tad faded. View more info

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Sister Lucia: Apostle of Mary's Immaculate Heart.

By: Fellows, Mark.

Price: $8.10

Publisher: Buffalo, New York., Immaculate Heart Publications.: 2007

Seller ID: 25977

ISBN: 1896384080

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; viii - 284 pp. From the back cover: "This book recounts the life of Lucia dos Santos, the eldest of the three children of Fatima to whom Our Lady appeared". Illustrated with eight pages of black and white photographs. The covers show some very light shelf wear to the edges, otherwise very clean and tight. View more info

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Sister Lucia: Apostle of Mary's Immaculate Heart.

By: Fellows, Mark.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Buffalo, New York., Immaculate Heart Publications.: 2007

Seller ID: 30921

ISBN: 1896384080

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; viii - 284 pp. From the back cover: "This book recounts the life of Lucia dos Santos, the eldest of the three children of Fatima to whom Our Lady appeared". Illustrated with eight pages of black and white photographs. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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The Man Nearest to Christ: Nature and Historic Development of the Devotion to St. Joseph.

By: Filas SJ., F. L.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin,, The Bruce Publishing Company.: 1944

Seller ID: 32152

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; xix - 217 pp. Brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine (faded) and on the front board (bright). This is a volume from the "Religion and Culture Series" edited by Joseph Husslein SJ and he has contributed a 5 page preface. Divided into 3 main parts: I - "The Life of St. Joseph", II - "The Devotion to St. Joseph Before 1550" and III - "The Devotion to St. Joseph After 1550" followed by a 7 page epilogue - "The Petitions to Exalt St. Joseph". Two appendices: I - "Excerpts from the Autobiography of St. Teresa of Avila" and II - "A Combined Chronology and Bibli... View more info

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Maybe a Second Spring: The Story of the Missionary Sisters of St. Columban in China.

By: Fischer, Edward.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York., Crossroad Publishing.: 1983

Seller ID: 30947

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 200 pp. In 1926, six sisters of the newly founded Irish order arrived in China beginning the establishing of schools and hospitals in Hanyang, Nancheng and Shanghai. The order was expelled by the Communist government in 1951. Illustrated with a map on page 8 and a centre section of 16 pages of black and white photographs. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and a pocket on the inside of the back cover. Previous owner's name and gift note on the first (half title) page. Otherwise the book is clean with a sound binding and having m... View more info

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Hands to the Needy, Marguerite d'Youville, Apostle to the Poor.

By: Fitts, Sister Mary Pauline, G.N.S.H.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Yardley, Pennsylvania., Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart.: 2000

Seller ID: 30835

ISBN: 0967971608

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; xiii - 293 pp. Approbations present. Biography of the Foundress of the Grey Nuns. Bibliography, index. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Hands to the Needy, Marguerite d'Youville, Apostle to the Poor.

By: Fitts, Sister Mary Pauline, G.N.S.H.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Yardley, Pennsylvania., Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart.: 2000

Seller ID: 30836

ISBN: 0967971608

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; xiii - 293 pp. Approbations present. Biography of the Foundress of the Grey Nuns. Bibliography, index. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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La Salle: Patron of All Teachers.

By: Fitzpatrick, Edward A.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin., Bruce Publishing.: 1951

Seller ID: 31035

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xvii - 428 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Black and white frontis portrait of St. John Baptist de La Salle. Fourteen pages of notes, 3 appendices: "Mémoire sur l'habit" (in English), "La Salle Removed as Superior, November, 1702", "Brief of Our Holy Father Pope Pius XII Proclaiming Saint John Baptist de La Salle Patron of . . .", and a 6 page index. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and a pocket on the back paste down end paper. Previous owner's name blacked out on the front end papers. The book ... View more info

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Life of Pius X: Heroes of the Church.

By: Forbes, F. A.

Price: $8.10

Publisher: London, UK., Burns Oates & Washbourne.: 1924

Seller ID: 27040

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 17.5 x 11.5 cm.; ix - 176 - (4) pp. A library rebind in black cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. First published in 1918, this is the third edition. Illustrated with 7 black and white plates though only 6 are mentioned in the preliminary pages. One page bibliography and a 3 page index at the back. The library markings from a convent, aside from the new binding, are a call number on the lower spine, crossed out library stamps on the preliminary pages and the blank end pages along with a pocket on the back free end paper. The book shows only minimal wear to the externals and the inte... View more info

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Pope St. Pius X. (new and revised edition).

By: Forbes, F. A.

Price: $6.30

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

Seller ID: 30531

ISBN: 0895553287

Condition: Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; (8) - 125 - (11) pp. First published in 1918 by Burns & Oates of London as "Life of Pius X; Heroes of the Church", this is the much later revised Tan softcover reprint of the 1954 edition. Illustrated with 9 pages of black and white photographs. The bibliography and index present in the earlier editions are not present in this later one. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and library attachments on the inside of the back cover. A previous owner's name on the first page has been blacked out. Otherwise the book is quite clean with a... View more info