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Image for Przed Tabernakulum Medytacje Okolicznosciowe. (Przystosowane do Zycia Siostr Felicjanek).

Przed Tabernakulum Medytacje Okolicznosciowe. (Przystosowane do Zycia Siostr Felicjanek).

By: Sister Maria Paulina and Sister Maria Doata.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Buffalo, New York., Felicjana.: 1949

Seller ID: 12039

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; xii - 393 pp. The text is in Polish. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. A book of meditations on the Blessed Sacrament prepared by the Felician Sisters of Buffalo. Minor wear to the cover extremities, else near fine. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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Loving God for Himself Alone, An Appreciation of the Prayers of a Muslim Mystic Rabi'Ah of Basra (c.A.D. 717-801)

By: Sister Mary Paul, SLG

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Fairacres, Oxford, SLG Press, Convent of the Incarnation.: 1975

Seller ID: 24702

ISBN: 0728300540

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 14.5 cm.; iii - 16 pp. Saddle stapled booklet. Fairacres Publication 52. Footnotes. Small closed tear in front cover; a clean, sturdy booklet. View more info

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Exploration Into Contemplative Prayer.

By: Slade SSJE., Herbert

Price: $4.80

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press.: (1975)

Seller ID: 28834

ISBN: 0809119048

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 221 pp. First published in the UK in 1975, this is the American soft cover edition with no date mentioned. A presentation of contemplative prayer as a journey and the training stages are described. Twelve page appendix "Paraphrased extracts from the Yoga Sutras". Herbert Slade is memeber of the Society of St. John the Evangelist religious community. Minor wear to the covers, moderate wear to the spine and previous owner's name blacked out on the first page. View more info

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Prayer and Service: A Biography of the Servant of God, Josaphata Hordashevska.

By: Slawuta SSMI., Sister Dominica.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Basilian Press / Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate.: 1996

Seller ID: 11790

ISBN: 0968131603

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 15.5 cm.; 171 - [9] pp. Sister Josaphata (1869 - 1919) was one of the founders of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate in the Ukraine in 1891 and this order is dedicated to apostolic work with the people of the Ukraine. Illustrated with b/w photographs plus reproductions of the 8 original paintings commisioned in honour of the centenary of the foudation of the order. The book shows slight edge wear with a creased corner on the front lower fore edge. View more info

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The Path of Life: Benedictine Spirituality for Monks and Lay People.

By: Smith OSB., Cyprian.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Great Britain, Ampleforth Abbey: 1997

Seller ID: 11863

ISBN: 0852443021

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 181 pp. For the previous six years Father Smith has been novice-master at Ampleforth Abbey and during that time has been responsible for introducing men to the Benedictine way. Each week the novices are given a conference on some aspect of the monastic life and these have been adapted by Father Smith for a wider audience: those who wish to accept the challenge of living to the full their Christian vocation. An unused and unread copy. View more info

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The Sermons of St. Francis de Sales on Prayer.

By: St. Francis de Sales. (edited by Fr. Lewis S. Fiorelli OSFS).

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Rockford, Illinois., Tan Books and Publishers.: 1988

Seller ID: 32477

ISBN: 0895552582

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xxii - 35 pp. First published in 1985, this is the third printing. Two and a bit page preface by Fr. M. Basil Pennington OCSO. Translated into English by Nuns of the Visitation. Four sermons in all: "The Goal of Prayer", "The Spirit of Prayer", "The Kinds of Prayer" and "The Heart of Prayer". Three indices at the back; 5 page index to the sermons, 1 page scriptural index and a 2 page index to the introductory material. Minor shelf wear to the edges of the covers, else fine. View more info

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Living Flame of Love.

By: St. John of the Cross. (translated and edited by E. Allison Peers).

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York., Doubleday / Image Books.: 1962

Seller ID: 30584

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18 x 10.5 cm.; 272 pp. This is the first Image Books printing as translated, edited and with an introduction by E. Allison Peers from the critical edition by P. Silverio de Santa Teresa, CD. Footnotes throughout. "The most profound exposition of the spiritual life in the literature of mysticism." Previous owner'a name on the inside of the front cover, the covers show mild wear to the edges, otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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A Modern Scriptural Approach to the Spiritual Exercises.

By: Stanley SJ., David M.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., The Institute of Jesuit Resources.: 1967

Seller ID: 31143

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvi - 358 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and a gilt IHS decoration on the front board. Two page foreword by George E. Ganss SJ. Originally given as a retreat in 1964 to Jesuit scholastics preparing for ordination the following year. The talks were then prepared for publication with the necessary editing. Eight pages of supplementary notes, a 10 page glossary of terms, an 8 page scriptural index and a 6 page general index. Minor wear to the head and tail of the spine, therwise the book is clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Abba Father: Understanding and Using the Lord's Prayer.

By: Stevenson, Kenneth.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Norwich, UK., Canterbury Press: 2000

Seller ID: 8293

ISBN: 1853113824

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 202 pp with notes and an index. The Author "harnesses biblical, pastoral, historical and liturgical insights" to discuss the Lord's Prayer. He is the Bishop of Portsmouth and a member of the Doctrine Commission of the Church of England. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Prayer and Community: The Benedictine Tradition.

By: Stewart OSB., Columba.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Maryknoll, New York., Orbis Books.: 1998

Seller ID: 3015

ISBN: 1570752192

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 136 pp. One of the Orbis "Traditions of Christian Spirituality Series". Stewart explains Benedictine spirituality so as to make it accessible to all Christians while concentrating on the heart of that spirituality - prayer and lectio divina. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Spirituality in the Priesthood.

By: Stockums, Rev. Wilhelm.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri., B. Herder Book Company.: 1940

Seller ID: 20811

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; 281 pp. Approbations present. Translated by Rev. Joseph Grundner. Stockums was the auxiliary bishop of Cologne at the time of publication of this book. Contents with essays grouped into these following sections: Christian Asceticism, Spiritual Priesthood, Christian Perfection, Religious Life, Forms of Religious Life, Spiritual Life, Interior Life, Prayer and Meditation, Churchly Sense, Priestly Spirit. Footnotes, index. Light soiling on cloth-covered boards, former owner's name on front free endpaper; binding sturdy, text pages clean. Dust jacket chipped and edgeworn. View more info

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Spirituality in the Priesthood.

By: Stockums, Rev. Wilhelm.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri., B. Herder Book Company.: 1945

Seller ID: 31227

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; iv - 281 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. This is the third printing or impression. Translated by Rev. Joseph Grundner. Stockums was the auxiliary bishop of Cologne at the time of publication of this book. Contents with essays grouped under the following headings: Christian Asceticism, Spiritual Priesthood, Christian Perfection, Religious Life, Forms of Religious Life, Spiritual Life, Interior Life, Prayer and Meditation, Churchly Sense, Priestly Spirit. Footnotes thoughout and a 5 page index. The library markings, none of... View more info

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A Living Room Retreat. Revised edition.

By: Swift SND de N., Helen Cecilia.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: New York., Alba House.: 1994

Seller ID: 32090

ISBN: 0818906871

Condition: Very Good+


12mo - 18 x 11 cm.; xxi - 87 pp. From the back cover: "Intended for anyone who wants a deeper relationship with God, this book provides suggestions based on Scripture for personal meditation and prayer each day for approximately 15 minutes over a period of twelve weeks". Very mild wear to the covers and a prayer to the Holy Spirit has been fastened to the inside of the front cover. Otherwise very clean and sound. View more info

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The Prophet: The Inner Meaning of Prayer.

By: Torkington, David.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York., Alba House.: 1999

Seller ID: 30263

ISBN: 0818908513

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; (4) - 169 pp. First published in 1987 by the Mercier Press of Dublin, this is the second American printing. Volume 2 in Torkington's trilogy on prayer. In this one he considers the role of the cross, sacrifice and self-denial in one's spiritual growth. The spirituality of St. Francis of Assisi plays an important part illustrating this vital truth and Padre Pio exemplifies the charity which is its goal (from the back cover). Very slight wear to the covers, otherwise clean with a sound and tight binding. View more info

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Heart to Heart with God, Six Ways to Empower Your Prayer Life

By: Torrelli, Deacon Ralph

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ijamsville, Maryland, The Word Among Us Press.: 2008

Seller ID: 19816

ISBN: 1593251254

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 15 cm.; 109 pp. Torrelli serves in the Diocese of Biloxi, Mississippi and directs the continuing education program for deacons, has authored Liguori pamphlets and writes a scripture commentary newspaper column. A new, unread copy. View more info

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Méditations pour le temps après la pentecôte.

By: Une petite auxiliaire du clerge.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Editions Saint-Paul.: 1962

Seller ID: 28371

Condition: Very Good+


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 126 pp. The text is in French. Light tan wraps with red and black lettering. The page numbers in the table of contents (Table des matières) at the back are all 2 numbers off and some one has written in the correct page numbers. Else the book shows only very mild wear, the interior is clean and the binding is tight. View more info

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Following the Holy Spirit: Dialogues, Prayers, and Devotions Intended to Help Everyone Know, Love and Follow the Holy Spirit.

By: van de Putte CSSP., Rev. Walter

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York., Catholic Book Publishing.: 1978

Seller ID: 22543

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


16mo - 15.5 x 9.5 cm.; 288 pp. Red cloth with a faux leather finish over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. Illustrated with black and white drawings and with full colour plates used for the Stations of the Cross and the Rosary. The text block edges are stained red as issued. View more info

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Following the Holy Saints: Dialogues, Prayers, and Devotions Intended to Help Everyone Know, Love and Follow the Saints.

By: van de Putte CSSP., Rev. Walter.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: New York., Catholic Book Publishing.: 1980

Seller ID: 24894

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


16mo - 16 x 9.5 cm.; 288 pp. Beige cloth over boards with dark brown lettering on spine and front. Illustrated with black and white drawings and with the colour plates used for the Stations of the Cross and the Rosary. The text block edges are stained yellow as issued. The book appears to have never been used. View more info

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The Music of Eternity: Everyday Sounds of Fidelity.

By: van Kaam CSSp., Adrian.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Ave Maria Press.: 1990

Seller ID: 32556

ISBN: 0877934355

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 117 pp. From the back cover: "Fidelity, with its rewards and struggles, is the key to a deeply spiritual life. And a basic step toward it is faithfulness to the unique call of God that sounds in our heart like the Music of Eternity." A whisper of wear to the edges of the covers, otherwise the book appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

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Practicing the Prayer of Presence.

By: van Kaam, Adrian and Susan Annette Muto.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Denville, New Jersey., Dimension Books.: 1980

Seller ID: 27680

ISBN: 0871931052

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; 184 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The first 126 pages are devoted to a presentation of the need for contemplation, the differences between being quiet and Christian prayer, and how to grow in the ability to be in the presence of God. This is followed by two separate sections of prayers. Ten prayers by Adrian van Kaam and then 16 prayers by Susan Muto. Previous owner's name stamped on both the front and back free end papers and then overstamped with a 'void' stamp. Otherwise the book is clean with a tight binding and showing very mild wear to ... View more info