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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

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Practicing the Prayer of Presence.

By: van Kaam, Adrian and Susan Annette Muto.

Price: $6.30

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

Seller ID: 31866

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. Minor wear to the spine tips and the lower fore corners of the boards, otherwise the book is clean with a sound binding. The unclipped dust jacker has mild wear to the edges and moderate wear to... View more info

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Devotion to the Sacred Heart: Object, Ends, Practice, Motives.

By: Verheylezoon SJ., Fr. Louis.

Price: $10.40

Publisher: Rockford, Illinois., Tan Books.: 1978

Seller ID: 25893

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xlv - 280 pp. First published in Flemish in 1946 as "De Devotie tot het Heilig Hart" and the translation into English is not accredited though I believe it was done by the author himself. Foreword by Fr. C. C. Martindale SJ and from that forward: "This book . . . concentrates of that aspect of the cult of the Sacred Heart which St, Margaret Mary was supernaturally guided to make popular". Two appendices, Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and Associations in Honour of the Sacred Heart at the back. The covers show mild wear and a previous owner's name is blacked out ... View more info

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4 Keys to Hearing God's Voice.

By: Verkler, Mark and Patti.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Shippensburg, Pennsylvania., Destiny Image Publishers.: 2010

Seller ID: 28887

ISBN: 0768432480

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 309 - (3) pp. The four keys presented are "Recognizing God's Voice as spontaneous thoughts", "Learning how to become still before the Lord", "Lookig for vision as you pray" and "Realizing the importance of two-way journaling". Four appendices at the back. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Liturgy and Personality: The Healing Power of Formal Prayer.

By: von Hildebrand, Dietrich.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Manchester, Nw Hampshire., Sophia Institute Press.: 1993

Seller ID: 31715

ISBN: 0918477131

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xv - 165 pp. Purple cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First published in 1943, this is the newer edition from Sophia and is from the revisd edition of 1986. Three page biographical note on von Hildebrand at the back. Both the book and jacket have only a trace of shelf wear to the edges, else fine. View more info

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Guide to Perfect Christian Living. (Charity, Sacrifice, Prayer).

By: Wallenstein OFM., Rev. Anthony.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Rev. Francis J. Fuga: 1965

Seller ID: 9430

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 12 cm.; x - 267 pp. Approbations present. Translated from German by a co-operative staff of Priests and Sisters organized by Rev. Stephen A. Snincak. Wallenstein (1890-1964) was a renowned retreat master, lecturer and writer. Question and answer format. "It is a guide that briefly summarizes complete spiritual training written in a simple, concise style . . ." Card stock cover with a laminated dust jacket. Some soiling on DJ and a previous owner's name (convent) stamped on the first blank preliminary. View more info

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Guide to Perfect Christian Living. (Charity, Sacrifice, Prayer).

By: Wallenstein OFM., Rev. Anthony.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Rev. Francis J. Fuga: 1965

Seller ID: 9699

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 12.5 cm.; x - 267 pp. Gray cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and gilt decoration on the front board. Approbations present. Translated from German by a co-operative staff of Priests and Sisters organized by Rev. Stephen A. Snincak. Wallenstein (1890-1964) was a renowned retreat master, lecturer and writer. Question and answer format. "It is a guide that briefly summarizes complete spiritual training written in a simple, concise style . . ." Moderate soiling and shelf wear to the externals and what looks like a child's scribbling on the front paste down with a bold, but still chi... View more info

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Hidden Springs of Hope: Findng God in the Desert of Suffering.

By: Walsh, Mary Caswell.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Ave Maria Press.: 2001

Seller ID: 30706

ISBN: 0879937092

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 128 pp. From the back cover: "Mary Walsh knows it is easy to get lost in the desert, to feel alone and depleted, but she reminds us that every desert has its hidden springs. It is her prayer that we will find the healing waters of God's love, and that we too, may blossom in the desert." Two pages of notes at the back. Minor shelf wear to the edges of the covers, otherwise an as-new and unused book. View more info

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John Paul II's Biblical Way of the Cross, Meditations.

By: Welborn, Amy and Michael Dubruiel with Art by Michael D. O'Brien.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Ave Maria Press.: 2009

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27684

ISBN: 1594711283

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; Unpaginated with 32 pages. The 14 'Biblical' stations are Jesus prays in the garden, Jesus is betrayed and arrested, Jesus is condemned by the Sanhedrin, Peter denies knowing Jesus, Jesus is condemned by Pilate, Jesus is scourged and crowned with thorns, Jesus takes up His cross, Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus, Jesus meets the weeping women, Jesus is crucified, Jesus promises paradise to the crucified thief, Jesus cares for His mother, Jesus dies, Jesus is buried. Half page full colour reproductions of Michael's paintings accompany each station. Signed by the illustrator on ... View more info

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Experiencing Jesus.

By: Wijngaards MHM., John.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Ave Maria Press: 1981

Seller ID: 15040

ISBN: 0877932344

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 176 pp. Footnotes. First examines what a religious experience is through use of scripture, recounts stories of six saints and mystics (Simeon the New Theologian, Therese of Lisieux, Francis of Assisi, Teresa of Avila, Charles de Foucauld and Simone Weil) and their use of scripture, and finally gives practical steps on prayer and scripture use. Father Wijngaards was vicar general of the Mill Hill Missionaries of Great Britain. A clean, tight copy of this book; dust jacket has minor wear. View more info

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The Doctrinal Mission and Apostolate of S. Thérèse of Lisieux. Volume III, The Religious State.

By: Williamson, Benedict.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: London, UK / St. Louis, Missouri., Alexander Ouseley / B. Herder.: 1933

Seller ID: 32163

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; xiii - 214 pp. Purple cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Black and white frontis piece photograph of St. Thérèse with her novices. Contents by chapter: I -,"Nature and Origin of Religious Life", II - "The Call to Leave All". III - "The Postulant", IV - "The Novice", V - "The Novice-Mistress", VI -"The Vow of Poverty", VII - "The Vow of Chastity", VIII - "The Vow of Virginity and the Consecration of Virgins", IX - "The Vow of Obedience", X - "Veni, Electa Mea", XI - "The Cloistered Life", XII - "The Cell", XIII - "Contemplative Prayer", XIV - "The Aposto... View more info

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Abba Father, A Continual Sacrifice of Praise.

By: Wolfe, Sister Catherine, O.P.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Alba House.: 1966

Seller ID: 19503

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18 x 12.5 cm.; 204 pp. Approbations present. A book on prayer and spirituality written by a contemplative Catholic nun. Cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Light shelfwear on boards, bit of soiling on text block head; a clean, tight volume. View more info

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Mysterion: An Approach to Mystical Spirituality.

By: Woods, Richard.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., The Thomas More Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10863

ISBN: 0883471272

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 371 pp. Charcoal grey cloth with silver lettering. Text has stain on tail edges (does not go into pages) and minor shelf wear on board edges. Previous owner's name on ffep. Inscription to owner with author's signature on ffep. Four pages have minor underlining. With these exceptions noted, this is a clean and tight copy. The dust jacket (unclipped and in a sleeve) has small chips and scrapes along spine edges and board corners. One small tear in spine top of the jacket. Fr. Woods is a Dominican priest and professor of spirituality at Loyola University, Chicago (or at leas... View more info

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Living the Jesus Prayer.

By: Zaleski, Irma.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Brudenell, Ontario., White Horse Press.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23747

ISBN: 0969639112

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 34 pp. Saddle-stapled booklet with gray wraps and black lettering. A nice copy of the true first edition of Zaleski's book on the Jesus Prayer before it went on to be published by other mainstream Catholic publishers and has now become somewhat of a classic on the Jesus prayer. Some very light wear and soiling on the covers. Included is the one page promotional anouncement from White Horse Press issued just prior to publication. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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Living the Jesus Prayer.

By: Zaleski, Irma.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Brudenell, Ontario., White Horse Press.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31553

ISBN: 0969639112

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 34 pp. Saddle-stapled booklet with gray wraps and black lettering. A nice copy of the true first edition of Zaleski's book on the Jesus Prayer before it went on to be published by other mainstream Catholic publishers and has now become somewhat of a classic on the Jesus prayer. Some very light wear to the covers and the spine fold is a tad faded. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info