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God Hunger: Discovering the Mystic in All of Us.

By: Kirvan, John.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Sorin Books.: 1999

Seller ID: 31774

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12.5 cm.; 192 pp. Black paper over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: "It leads the reader on an accessible path from the Islamic poet Rumi in the thirteenth century to the monk and mystic Thomas Merton in the twentieth, from Gregory of Nyssa in the fourth century to the Kaballah in the twelfth, and on to C. S. Lewis and Evelyn Underhill, mystics of our time . . ." Minor wear to the tail edge and some scuffing of the back panel of the dust jacket. Otherwise an as-new and unused book. View more info

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Daily Readings with St. Francis of Assisi.

By: Klepec OSF., Sister Elizabeth Marie. (selected and arranged by).

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Springfield, Illinois., Templegate Publishers.: 1988

Seller ID: 32764

ISBN: 0872431703

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 17.5 x 10.5 cm.; 96 pp. Seventeen page introduction by John Garvey. Two pages of sources and an index at the back. Previous owner's name on the inside of the front cover and the cover edges show very mild wear. Otherwise 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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Make Me a Sabbath of Your Heart, A Journey Into Living Like God

By: Knight, David M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Denville, New Jersey, Dimension Books.: 1982

Seller ID: 24338

ISBN: 0871931915

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 192 pp. Father Knight explores the Gospel of Matthew to discover the basis of daily Christian life. Each chapter ends with a summary and questions for prayer and discussion. A clean, tight copy. View more info

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First Steps in Christian Discipleship: The Experience of Accepting Jesus.

By: Knight, Fr. David M.

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Denville, New Jersey., Dimension Books.: 1982

Seller ID: 27967

ISBN: 087193177X

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 150 pp. Each chapter ends with a summary and then a series of questions for prayer and discussion. Minor shelf wear to the covers, previous owner's bookplate on the first page, small sticker scar on the top fore corner of the front cover, otherwise very clean with a solid and tight binding. View more info

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Lift Up Your Eyes to the Mountain: A Guide to the Spiritual Life.

By: Knight, Fr. David M.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Denville, New Jersey., Dimension Books.: 1981

Seller ID: 31054

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; 174 pp. Dark blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. From the author's introduction: "This is a book about the spiritual life - how it begins, where it goes from its beginnings, and what it leads to. This book is something of a roadmap." Very minor wear to the externals of the book, otherwise clean with a sound binding. The dust jacket has mild wear to the edges and the spine tips. View more info

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A Retreat for Lay People.

By: Knox, Msgr. Ronald J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harrison, New York., Roman Catholic Books.:

Seller ID: 28476

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 258 pp. Pale gree glossy paper over boards. No date of publication given thiough first published by Sheed & Ward in 1955. This is a modern reprint. A collection of meditations that Msgr. Knox wrote over a number of years and he has organized into three groups: "Foundations", "Life of Christ", and "Practical Day-to-Day Needs". No dust jacket as issued. The spine tips show a whisper of shelf wear, otherwise fine. View more info

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The Apparitions of Our Lady at Medugorje: A Historical Account with Interviews.

By: Kraljevic OFM., Svetozar.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Medugorje, Yugoslavia., Informativni Centar "Mir" Mdugorje.: 2010

Seller ID: 32004

ISBN: 995877576X

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; xviii - 231 pp. This is the third English edition and edited by Kresimir Sego. Illustrated with a centre section of 22 pages of full colour photographs. Other than a wee bit of wear to the edges of the covers, this is an as-new and unused book. View more info

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The Angel and the Ants: Bringing Heaven Closer to Your Daily Life.

By: Kreeft, Peter.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan., Servant Publications / Charis Books.:

Seller ID: 30445

ISBN: 0892838817

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 196 pp. From the author's introduction: "God is infinitely farther above us than we are above ants; farther than angels are above ants. We are far less than ants compared to God, but we are infinitely precious sub-ants." Very minor wear to the covers, else fine. View more info

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Alter Christus: Meditations for Priests.

By: L'Hoir SJ., F. X.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland., The Newman Press.: 1951

Seller ID: 31257

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


16mo - 17 x 12 cm.; vi - 218 pp. Green cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the apine. A series of meditations divided into 6 series with approximately 10 in each group. Two page alphabetical index by subject at the back. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the back end papers. Previous owner's name crossed out on the front free end paper. Otherwise clean with a sound binding and having minor wear to the externals with some fading of the cloth on the bottom fore corners. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitt... View more info

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An Experience of Life in the Spirit: Ten Days in the Tradition of the Spiritual Exercises.

By: Laplace SJ., Jean.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Franciscan Herald Press.: 1977

Seller ID: 32033

ISBN: 0819905941

Condition: Good


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; 190 pp. First published in French in 1973 as "Une Experience de la Vie dans l"Esorit" and translated from the French by John R. Mooney SJ. Mild wear and rubbing to the edges of the covers and the spine. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Le message de l'evangile aujourd'hui: Manuel pour la "lection divina" et la m├ęditation.

By: Lapple, Alfred.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Apostolat des Editions: 1969

Seller ID: 13800

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


12mo - 19 x 12 cm.; 574 pp. Approbations present. Text is in French. From a monastic library. Green cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering on front and spine. Binding lightly shaken, usual library markings; text pages clean. Dust jacket has light soiling, minor edgewear. ; Ex-Library View more info

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La Grace de la Priere.

By: Lefebvre, Dom Georges.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Paris, France., Desclee de Brouwer: 1965

Seller ID: 13896

Condition: Very Good-


16mo - 16 x 13 cm.; 161 pp. Text is in French. Approbations present. Lettre preface du R.P. Henri du Lubac. Card stock covers have some soiling, from a monastic library with minimal markings; many of the text pages still unopened. View more info

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Our Lady of Fatima Manual: A Complete Manual of Devotions to Our Lady of Fatima.

By: Lelen, Rev. J. M. (editor).

Price: $67.50

Publisher: New York., Catholic Book Publishing Co.: 1948

Seller ID: 32382

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


32mo - 11 x 7 cm.; 255 pp. Blue leather over thin boards with gilt lettering on the spine and a gilt "praying hands with rosary" centered on the front board. Contains an account of the apparitions, the Mass, devotions to Our Lady, prayers for confession and communion. All text block edges are gilt with rounded fore corner as issued. Black and white frontis piece illustration of the apparition. Present also is the original glassine jacket with the title in blue on the front panel. Housed in the original lidded box. Both the book and the jacket show no discernible wear while the box has ... View more info

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Idol Thoughts: The Captivity of the Mind and Its Liberation in Christ.

By: Lemieux, Fr. Denis Raymond.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Justin Press.: 2015

Seller ID: 32126

ISBN: 0991934261

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 210 pp. From the back cover: "Father Denis Lemieux finds the root couses of our misery in the idol thoughts (the deadly sins) that infest our minds, and shows us where and how the remedy is to be found." (And yes, "Acedia" is returned to the list.) An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Meditations on the Great Mystery of the Incarnation

By: Liguori, St. Alphonsus De

Price: $54.00

Publisher: London, England, Burns & Oates: 1901

Seller ID: 15683

Condition: Good


16mo - 16.5 x 10.5 cm.; [8] - 159 pp. Blue cloth with gold lettering on spine. This is the 'new edition' translated from the Italian by Fr. Edmund Vaughan. The meditations are in 2 series. First series: 1- Meditations for Advent, 2 - Novena before Christmas, 3 - Meditations from Christmas till the Epiphany, 4 - Octave of the Epiphany. Second series: 1 - Eight Meditations for Christmas, 2 - Meditations for the Novena before Christmas, 3 - Meditations for the Feast of the Circumcision, and for the Epiphany, and the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus. Previous owner's names on ffep. Moderate wear to... View more info

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The Rosary - Prayer of my Spirit. The Joyful Mysteries.

By: Loncar, Josip.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Medugorje, Herzegovina., Zivo kamenje: (2007)

Seller ID: 32497

ISBN: 9789958911538

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 184 pp. First published in Croatian in 2007, the English translation is by Paula Wade Muzicj. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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New Testament Prayers, Drawn from Scriptural Sources.

By: Lovasik SVD., Rev. Lawrence G.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Tarentum, Pennsylvania., Self published.:

Seller ID: 29349

Condition: Very Good


16mo - 16 x 10 cm.; 48 pp. Printed and illustrated wrappers in a saddle stapled binding. No date given but probably the mid to late 1950's or early 1960's. The prayers are grouped into 2 categories; Prayers from the Gospels and Prayers from the Epistles. Minor wear and sunning or fading to the covers, else clean and tight. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced when ordered. View more info

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When You Pray.

By: Lynch SJ., Finbarr.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland., Messenger Publications.: 2012

Seller ID: 32003

ISBN: 1872245862

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 102 pp. First publishd in 2012, ths is a second printing from the same year. From the third page: "This book had its beginning in a series of ten minutes talks on prayer to assist retreatants at Manresa Retreat House, Dollymount, Dublin 3 during 2007, 2008 and 2009. Althought designed originally to help retreatants, my hope is that these talks will have a wider application and, in their present form, be of considerable assistance to all who are seriously interested in prsonal prayer." Previous owner's personal note on the first page and the cover edges show a wee bit of wear... View more info

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Healing.

By: MacNutt OP., Francis.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Ave Maria Press.: 1974

Seller ID: 31025

ISBN: 0877930740

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 333 pp. With an appendix of 8 pages, "A Talk to Priests: Healing and the Incarnation" by Rev. Tommy Tyson. Mild shelf wear and light scuffing to the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Men in Sandals.

By: Madden OCD., Father Richard.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin., Bruce Publishing.: 1957

Seller ID: 28728

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; xiv - 154 pp. Gray cloth over boards with brown lettering on the spine. A description of Carmelite life (Fr. Madden is a dscalced Carmelite friar from the Carmeilte monastery in Holy Hill, Wisconsin) illustrated with black and white sketches by his sister Margaret. Previous owner's name stamped on the front free end paper. The externals show light shelf wear, otherwise the book is clean with a sound binding. View more info