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Image for Stand Up Girl: (Standup Girl) Take Charge of Your Unexpected Pregnancy.

Stand Up Girl: (Standup Girl) Take Charge of Your Unexpected Pregnancy.

By: Fraser, Becky with Linda Shands.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio., St. Anthony Messenger Press. (Servant Books).: 2005

Seller ID: 30402

ISBN: 0867167181

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; (4) - 172 pp. Two appendices and 3 pages of notes. Minor wear to the edges of the covers, otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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A Man of the Beatitudes: Pier Giorgio Frassati.

By: Frassati, Luciana.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Novalis.: 2000

Seller ID: 4927

ISBN: 2895071071

Condition: Fine


8vo - 19 x 13.5 cm.; 170 pp. Five page preface by Fr. Thomas Rosica and a four page introduction by Karl Rahner, SJ. Written by Giorgio's sister and first published in Italian in 1975 as "Pier Giorgio Frassati: I giorni della sua vita" and translated into English by Dinah Livingstone in 1990, this is a revised edition, adapted and edited by Patricia O'Rourke. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs. French folded flaps on the fore edges of the covers. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Signposts of Our Faith: Canadian Witnesses to Vocation and Mission.

By: Gaffney, Fr. Myles.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta., Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary.: 2010

Seller ID: 31659

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 15.5 cm.; 59 pp. A series of short biographies of Canadian Catholics who were called to love: Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, Fr. James Morrow, Brother Anthony Kowalczyk, Katherine Hughes, Georges and Pauline Vanier, Jeanne Le Ber, Bishop Vital Grandin, The Canadian Martyrs and Joseph Chiwatenwha, Catherine Doherty, and Brother André Bessette. Illustrated with both colour and black and white full colour portraits by Joseph Adolphe one of which is a 2 panel fold-out. Two page bibliography. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Edmund Campion; Hero of God's Underground.

By: Gardiner SJ., Harold C.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: San Francisco. California., Ignatius Press.: 1992

Seller ID: 31106

ISBN: 0898703875

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 180 pp. First published as a Vision Book in 1957 by Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, this is the later Ignatius reprint. The illustrations by Rose Goufket are 12 black and white drawings serving as chapter headpieces (the appendix "Campion's Brag" does not have one). Mild wear to the edges of the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Meet Saint Martin de Porres: Patron of Social and Interracial Justice. A Living Model of the Encyclicals.

By: Georges OP., Rev. Norbert.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York., Saint Martin de Porres Guild.: (1962)

Seller ID: 30592

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 17 x 12 cm.; 64 pp. Pale green wraps with brown and yellow lettering and art work in a saddle stapled binding. First published in 1936 and adapted from the original French by the Very Rev. Norbert Georges. This is the 20th edition. Minor wear and light sunning (browning) to the covers, else 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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Retour à Dieu, soliloques d'un convert.

By: Germain, Abbe Victorin.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Quebec, Privately Published: 1949

Seller ID: 8865

Condition: Good


8vo - 23.5 x 16 cm.; 270 pp. The text is in French. Card stock covers show light shelf wear and the text block edges are a tad soiled. View more info

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St. Paul: Apostle and Martyr.

By: Giordani, Igino.

Price: $15.75

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts., Daughters of St. Paul / St. Paul Editions.: 1961

Seller ID: 30452

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; (20) - 277 pp. Claret red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the original Italian by Mother Clelia Maranzana and Mother Mary Paula Williamson. Three page foreword by Richard Cardinal Cushing. Illustrated with 31 pages of black and white photographs with 1 being a frontis piece, and 39 pages of full colour art reproductions from the frescoes in the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls in Rome. Some shelf wear to the spine tips and fore corners of the boards, otherwise clean with a sound binding. The dust jacket has moderate wear on the edg... View more info

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The Shadow Of His Wings.

By: Goldmann OFM., Fr. Gereon Karl.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, Ignatius Press: 2008

Seller ID: 32421

ISBN: 0898707749

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 345 - (5) pp. The true story of Fr. Goldmann, drafted into the SS at the onset of WW II, he also completed his priestly training (Franciscan) and then ministered to German Catholic soldiers and civilian victims of the war. Illustrated with black and white photographs. First published by the Franciscan Herald Press in 1964, this is the second printing of the Ignatius Press edition. Highly endorsed by Fr. Benedict Groeschel. The cover edges show very minor shelf wear, otherwise the book appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

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The Hidden Face; a Study of St. Thérèse of Lisieux.

By: Gorres, Ida Friederike

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Pantheon Books, Inc.: 1959

Seller ID: 32006

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; viii - 428 pp. Blue/gray linen over boards with black cloth and gilt lettering on the spine and a gilt chalice symbol on the front board. Originally published as "Das Senfkorn von Lisieux" which was the eighth revised edition of "Das Verborgene Antlitz: Eine Studie Uber Therese von Lisieux" and translated into English by Richard and Clara Winston. Seven pages of notes, 3 page bibliography and a 4 page index. Mild wear to the fore corners of the boards and the spine tips, previous owner's name (a religious sisters' library) stamped on the fore edge of the text block, else a c... View more info

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What Other Answer?

By: Grant, Dorothy Fremont.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin., Bruse Publishing.: 1950

Seller ID: 30245

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; xix - 274 pp. Blue cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine a silver gilt dove centered on the front board. The text block head edge is stained blue as issued. First published in 1943, this is the fifth printing. An apologia from a "high-class" convert who takes weighty doctrine and puts it into dinner party conversations. Minor wear to the spine tips and the end papers are tanned in the gutters. Otherwise very clean with a sound binding. The clipped dust jacket has mild wear to the spine tips and the fore corners. View more info

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Gold in the Crucible: Teresa of Avila and the Western Mystical Tradition.

By: Green, Deirdre.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Shaftesbury, UK., Element Books.: 1989

Seller ID: 32096

ISBN: 1852300701

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 215 pp. From the back cover: "In this original and challenging work, the author reveals the influence that Jewish mysticism and Christian Kabbalah had on Teresa's thought. Exploring the relationship between her mystical experiences and her spiritual teachings, our attention is drawn to the significance of her visions, raptures and ecstasies, and to the symbols she used to express her experiences. Focuing on Teresa not only as a mystic but as a woman, the author draws us into the life of this remarkable and influential character, examining her place in the Western mys... View more info

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Guardian of America: The Life of James Martin Gillis, CSP.

By: Gribble CSC., Richard.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press: 1998

Seller ID: 8223

ISBN: 0809137518

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 368 pp. , "Along with Fulton Sheen, Gillis may have been one of the best-known Catholic priests in America during the 1940s and early 1950s . . . a charismatic preacher who appeared on The Catholic Hour (NBC radio) and was editor of The Catholic World . . . " View more info

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A Priest Forever: The Life of Father Eugene Hamilton.

By: Groeschel CFR., Fr. Benedict J.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Huntington, Indiana., Our Sunday Visitor.: 1998

Seller ID: 28065

ISBN: 0879739444

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 206 pp. Eugene was ordained a priest mere hours before he died from cancer and Fr. Groeschel writes of the inscrutable ways of God in all of this. Two page foreword by John Cardinal O'Conner. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Twenty four pages of addenda and a 4 page index of names. View more info

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A Priest Forever: The Life of Father Eugene Hamilton.

By: Groeschel CFR., Fr. Benedict J.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Huntington, Indiana., Our Sunday Visitor.: 1998

Seller ID: 31254

ISBN: 0879739444

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 206 pp. Eugene was ordained a priest mere hours before he died from cancer and Fr. Groeschel writes of the inscrutable ways of God in all of this. Two page foreword by John Cardinal O'Conner. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Twenty four pages of addenda and a 4 page index of names. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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The Conversion of Augustine.

By: Guardini, Msgr. Romano.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: London, UK., Sands & Company.: 1960

Seller ID: 31881

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; xviii - 258 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the German "Die Bekehrung des Aurelius Augustinus" by Elinor Briefs. Four page index at the back. The library markings are a catalogue number on the lower spine and stamps on the half title page. The front free end paper has been trimmed with ~3/4 of it neatly cut off. The text pages are all browned on the margins though not brittle. Wear to the fore corners of the boards (bumped) and the spine tips (rubbed). White spotting on the front board along with some uneven sunning or fading.... View more info

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Scripta de Sancto Dominco. Volume XXVII of Monumenta Ordinis Fratrum Praedicatorum Historica.

By: Guidonis, Bernardi. (Bernadus) (Bernard Gui). (edited by Simon Tugwell OP).

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Rome, Italy., Apud Institutum Historicum Ordinis Fratrum Praedicatorum.: 1998

Seller ID: 30257

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 24 x 17 cm.; 311 pp. Gray wraps with black lettering. The second volume of the "Corpus Hagiographicum Sancti Dominici". Contents: "Bibliography and Abbreviations" - 7 pages, "Bernard Gui" - 7 pages of biographical details, "Catalogus Magistrorum", "Speculum Sanctorale", plus addenda, corrigenda, and 3 indices. The primary text is in Latin with Tugwell's contribution in English. The library markings are a faint label ghost scar on the lower spine and a stamp on the title page. Otherwise very clean with a tight binding. View more info

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The Impossible Dream: The Spirituality of Dom Helder Camara.

By: Hall, Mary.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Maryknoll, New York., Orbis Books.: 1980

Seller ID: 17073

ISBN: 0883442124

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 96 pp. Notes and sources. Dr. Hall has worked with Dom Helder and is a lecturer at Selly Oak Colleges and Oscott College, Birmingham, England. Dom Helder was Bishop of Olinda and Recife in North East Brazil, a very poor region, and has strong views about truth and justice. A clean, tight volume with a few penciled markings of former owner on half-title page. View more info

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The Impossible Dream: The Spirituality of Dom Helder Camara.

By: Hall, Mary.

Price: $4.05

Publisher: Maryknoll, New York., Orbis Books.: 1980

Seller ID: 30480

ISBN: 0883442124

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 96 pp. One page of notes and sources. Dr. Hall has worked with Dom Helder and is a lecturer at Selly Oak Colleges and Oscott College, Birmingham, England. Dom Helder was Bishop of Olinda and Recife in North East Brazil, a very poor region, and has strong views about truth and justice. Library markings are a label taped onto the lower spine, stamps on the half title page and attachments on the inside of the back cover. Otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Pioneers of the Cross in Canada.

By: Harris, Fr. Dean.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 1930

Seller ID: 32418

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; vii - (7) - 240 - (2) pp. Burgundy cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine (faded) and the front board (bright). Blind stamped border rules (2) on the head and tail margins of the front board. Black and white frontis piece of 4 Jesuits; Brébeuf, Jogues, Lalemant and Ragueneau. First published in 1893, ths is a reprint of the revised edition of 1912. Five page introduction by Thomas O'Hagan. Two page isting of "Authorities Consulted for this Work" at the back. Minor wear to the spine tips and the fore corners of the boards and the spine is faded or sunne... View more info

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Saint Nicholas of Tolentine: Augustinian Priest. (Patron of the Souls in Purgatory).

By: Hart OSA., Leo A.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Villanova, Pennsylvania., Augustinian Seminary Guild.: 1963

Seller ID: 32879

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 18 x 11.5cm.; 48 pp. White card stock wraps with black lettering and a black and white picture on the front cover in a saddle stapled binding. Nine illustrations thoughout the text, one of which is a map. A brief biography of Saint Nicholas, 1245 to 1305, with the Bull of Canonization by Pope Eugene IV in 1446 followed by various prayers and the hymn to Saint Nicholas with words by Rev. Hart and music by Rev. Sheedy on pages 46 and 47. Quite minor wear to the card stock covers, else fine. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info