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Meditation in Motion.

By: Muto, Susan Annette.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: New York., Image Books / Doubleday.: 1986

Seller ID: 28038

ISBN: 038523533X

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 140 pp. "Discovering the stillpoints in your busy day, moments for reflection, refreshment, renewal." Two sticker ghosts / scars; one on the front cover and one on the back cover. Previous owner's name blacked out on the first page. Otherwise a clean volume with a tight binding and having very mild wear to the coevr edges. View more info

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Pathways of Spiritual Living.

By: Muto, Susan Annette.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Garden City, New York., Image Books / Doubleday.: 1984

Seller ID: 30617

ISBN: 0385194730

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 190 pp. From the back cover: " . . . Susan Muto takes us through each step along the path of spiritual living: silence, solitude, prayer, reading, meditation, journal-keeping, contemplation and service." Four page bibliography at the back. The only library marking is an unused pocket on the inside of the back cover, otherwise very clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Minute Meditations for Each Day.

By: Naegele OCD., Rev. Bede.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York., Catholic Book Publishing.: 1982

Seller ID: 31682

Condition: Near Fine


16mo - 16 x 10 cm.; 189 pp. Paper wraps with a fitted red vinyl jacket with white lettering on the spine and the front. Publication #190/09. The text block edges are stained yellow as issued. One book mark ribbon set into the headband. Each meditation consists of a short verse from scripture followed by a reflection and a prayer. The yellow stain on the text block head edge has a small faded spot next to the spine. Otherwise fine. View more info

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Everyman at His Prie-Dieu.

By: Nash SJ., Robert.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland., Newman Press.: 1954

Seller ID: 27823

Condition: Good+


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; xvi - 309 pp. A light coloured brick red cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine. From the author's preface: ". . . this book . . . is intended to help our Catholic laity to pray. . . . The different chapters of this book follow a uniform plan. This is set out tentatively as one way that may help to establish contact between God and the soul in prayer." The overall tone of the book is Ignatian which means that one must work at this. Minor wear to the externals with some pale spotting or fading on the front cover. The end papers are a tad foxed, otherwise the bo... View more info

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Gifts from Hildegard.

By: Nash, Wanda.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, UK., Darton, Longman & Todd: 1997

Seller ID: 18105

ISBN: 023252212X

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 15 cm.; 143 pp. An introduction to the wisdom of Hildegard of Bingen, selections from several lively translations are arranged around twelve themes that deal with what God is like, our response to the Trinity, practical aspects of life, the craftiness of the devil, the usefulness of pain and suffering, and her guidance on prayer and meditation. A new and unread book. View more info

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Marie: Le rosaire et notre foi.

By: Ndongmo, Msgr. Albert.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Editions Paulines & Mediaspaul: 1988

Seller ID: 13932

ISBN: 289039171X

Condition: Very Good+


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; 110 pp. Text is in French. Approbations present. "Mgr. Ndongmo ... ecrivant ce libre qui contient une mariologie biblique et un bref commentaire des mysteres du rosaire pour nourrir la meditation et la contemplation." A very nice copy of this book. View more info

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God's Encounter with Man: A Contemporary Approach to Prayer (The Nature and Use of Prayer).

By: Nedoncelle, Maurice.

Price: $6.80

Publisher: New York., Sheed & Ward.: 1964

Seller ID: 18282

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; viii - 183 pp. Approbations present. Translated from French by A. Manson. Published in England under the title "The Nature and Use of Prayer". Footnotes. Father Nedoncelle was Dean of the Faculty of Theology at the University of Strasbourg. Cloth-covered boards. Other than a monastic library stamp and notation on front free endpaper there are no other markings; binding sturdy. Dust jacket is in very good shape. View more info

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Pray to Live - Thomas Merton: Contemplative Critic.

By: Nouwen, Henri J. M.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Fides / Claretian: 1972

Seller ID: 15776

ISBN: 0819006203

Condition: Good


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; x - 157 pp. A translation of the original, "Bidden Om Het Leven" into English by David Schlaver CSC. An introduction to the thought of Thomas Merton with a five page bibliography of Merton's works at the back. Previous owner's address label on the inside of the front cover. The cover edges and spine show moderate shelf / usage wear. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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A Cry for Mercy: Prayers from the Genesee.

By: Nouwen, Henri J. M.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Garden City, New York., Image Books / Doubleday.: 1983

Seller ID: 28074

ISBN: 0385175086

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 175 pp. First published in 1981, this is the third printing and is complete and unabridged. On his second visit to the Trappist monastery at Genesee, Fr. Nouwen composed one prayer for each day of his visit and some of them were put into this book form. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Earl Thollander. Minor wear and light soiling to the covers otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Clowning in Rome: Reflections on Solitude, Celibacy, Prayer, and Contemplation.

By: Nouwen, Henri J. M.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: New York., Doubleday / Image.: 1979

Seller ID: 28196

ISBN: 0385151292

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; (10) - 110 pp. "The longer I was in Rome the more I enjoyed the clowns, those peripheral people who by their humble, saintly lives evoke a smile and awaken hope, even in a city terrorized by kidnapping and street violence . . .It is this hope that underlies the four chapters of this little book." This book has its origins in four lectures given to the English speaking community in Rome. Previous owner's name on the first page and a small sticker scar on the front cover, otherwise, a clean inetrior and a tight binding. View more info

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Here and Now: Living in the Spirit.

By: Nouwen, Henri J. M.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York., Crossroad.: 1994

Seller ID: 29789

ISBN: 0824514092

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 144 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. "Henri Nouwen writes about the joy in the midst of our sorrows, about the gains and losses of friendship and family, about the hardships and rewards of prayer, about forgiveness and compassion, discipleship and discipline, and the life-long process of conversion." Very minor wear to the head edge of the dust jacket. View more info

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Lent and Easter: Wisdom from Henri J. M. Nouwen.

By: Nouwen, Henri J. M. (edited by Judy Bauer).

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Liguori, Missouri., Liguori Publications.: 2005

Seller ID: 28197

ISBN: 0764812866

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; x - 118 pp. A series of 54 daily reflections from "Ash Wednesday through the Second Sunday of Easter. Each one begins with thoughts from Fr, Nouwen on an appropriate theme, supported by Scripture, a prayer, and a suggested activity for spiritual growth. . . . The introduction describes how the season of Lent developed through the ages and the reason for its penitential name." Previous owner's gift note (a rather nice one too) on the first (half title) page, otherwise the book appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

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Busy Life, Peaceful Center: A Book of Meditating.

By: O'Hare, Padraic.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Allen, Texas., Thomas More.: 1995

Seller ID: 29727

ISBN: 0883472910

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xvi - 175 pp. Foreword by Maria Harris. Two appendices, 5 pages of notes and a 5 page index. Other than very slight wear to the fore corners of the covers, the book is as-new and unused. View more info

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Meeting Christ in the Sacraments.

By: O'Neill OP., Colman E.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Staten Island, New York., Society of St. Paul / Alba House.: 1967

Seller ID: 31705

Condition: Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 378 pp. First published in 1964, this is the fourth printing. Six page index at the back. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attechments on the blank verso of the last page. Previous owner's name crossed out on the first page and the title page. Minor wear to the covers, the spine is faded and has a reading crease. Otherwise clean with a good binding. View more info

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A Retreat with Therese of Lisieux, Loving Our Way Into Holiness

By: Obbard, Elizabeth Ruth, O. D. C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, St. Anthony Messenger Press: 1996

Seller ID: 20180

ISBN: 0867162422

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 128 pp. Obbard is a Carmelite nun who lives in Walsingham, England. St. Therese's words are woven into "seven days of prayer and deepening acquaintance. " This copy from a religious order's library with a card pocket on the verso of the back cover and name stamped in a few places, otherwise, a clean, tight copy. View more info

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Free To Pray, Free To Love: Growing in Prayer & Compassion.

By: Oliva SJ., Max.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Ave Maria Press.: 1994

Seller ID: 32271

ISBN: 0877935287

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5cm.; 166 pp. Peach coloured paper over boards with gilt green lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: ". . . shows how the progress we make toward the unity with God brings about changes in or consciousness so that we learn to live in the present moment with Christ as our center, even during the dark nights. He offers practical advice and personal experience . . ." Previous owner's address label on the front free end paper, otherwise the book appears to have never been used. View more info

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Probing The Spirit; A Theological Evaluation Of Communal Discernment.

By: Orsy SJ., Ladislas M.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Denville, New Jersey., Dimension Books.: 1976

Seller ID: 31171

Condition: Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 95 pp. This is the second revised edition. From the copyright page - "Probing the Spirit" is the revised and enlarged edition of an essay first published under the title "Toward a Theological Evaluation of Communal Discernment" in "Studies in the Spirituality of the Jesuits". The present edition also contains a new section on the relationship between authority and discernment". One page select bibliography at back. The library markings, none of whoch are external, are a stamp, on the title page and attachment remains on the inside of the back cover and the blank verso of... View more info

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My Daily Bread: A Summary of the Spiritual Life.

By: Paone SJ., Anthony J.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York., Confraternity of the Precious Blood.: (1954)

Seller ID: 29629

Condition: Good


24mo - 13 x 8.5 cm.; viii - 439 pp. Reddish brown card stock wrappers with gilt lettering on the spine and the front. The date given of 1954 is the copyright date and this seems to be a later printing - perhaps? From the title page: "Simplified and Arranged for Daily Reading, Reflection and Prayer". Foreword by Rt. Rev. Msgr. Joseph B. Frey. Divided into three sections or books as Fr. Paone calls them: Book One - "The Way of Purification", Book Two - "The Way of Imitation" and Book Three - "The Way of Union". Fr. Paone also provides a concise one page note on how to use the book. The covers sh... View more info

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My Daily Bread: A Summary of the Spiritual Life.

By: Paone SJ., Anthony J.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York., Confraternity of the Precious Blood.: (1954)

Seller ID: 32077

Condition: Good


24mo - 13 x 8.5 cm.; viii - 439 pp. Reddish brown card stock wrappers with gilt lettering on the spine and the front. The date given of 1954 is the copyright date and this seems to be a later printing - perhaps? From the title page: "Simplified and Arranged for Daily Reading, Reflection and Prayer". Foreword by Rt. Rev. Msgr. Joseph B. Frey. Divided into three sections or books as Fr. Paone calls them: Book One - "The Way of Purification", Book Two - "The Way of Imitation" and Book Three - "The Way of Union". Fr. Paone also provides a concise one page note on how to use the book. The covers sh... View more info

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Padre Pio's Spiritual Direction for Every Day.

By: Pasquale, Gianluigi.

Price: $8.10

Publisher: Servant Books., Cincinnati, Ohio.: 2011

Seller ID: 30243

ISBN: 1616360054

Condition: Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xiii - 268 pp. This is the second printing. Translated from the Italian "365 Giorni con Padre Pio" by Marsha Daigle-Williamson. Mild wear to the edges of the covers. Reading crease in the spine. Otherwise the binding is good and the interior is clean. View more info