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The Custody of the Holy Eucharist: A Historical Synopsis and Commentary. (A Dissertation).

By: Cahill, Rev. Daniel Raymond.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Washington, DC., The Catholic University of America Press.: 1950

Seller ID: 30315

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvi - 178 pp. Gray wraps with black lettering. "Submitted to the Faculty of Canon Law of the Catholic University of America in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Canon Law." (Canon Law Studies #292). Six page bibliography, 4 page index, and a 14 page listing of studies in the field of Canon Law at the Catholic University of America. Previous owner's stamp on the tail edge of the front cover. The covers show a whisper of wear and some very light soiling, else fine. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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Federal Aid and Catholic Schools.

By: Callahan, Daniel; (editor).

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland., Helicon: 1964

Seller ID: 9125

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; 160 pp. Red cloth with silver lettering on spine. A selection of 15 articles on the question of federal aid for parochial schools. Contents: 1 - "Into the Briar Patch" by Daniel Callahan, 2 - "Religion and Education" by George Shuster, 3 - "A Changing Pattern" by Neil G. McCluskey, 4 - "Freedom and Equality" by Virgil C. Blum, 5 - "The Catholic Case" by Msgr. O'Neil C. D'Amour, 6 - "Protestants and Parochial Schools" by Dean M. Kelley, 7 - "Jewish Sentiment" by Milton Himmelfarb, 8 - "Aid - With Strong Strings" by Martin Mayer, 9 - "The Shared Time Experiment" by John G. D... View more info

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Here Comes a Sea Followed by an Ocean . . . Very Simple Reflections on the Second Vatican Council after 40 Years.

By: Carparelli, Fr. Gianni.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Caritas Publishing Project.: 2007

Seller ID: 32409

ISBN: 0969913370

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xix - 179 pp. One of the "Journey" series from this publisher. Illustrated with a few black and white photographs. Two page list of "Reading to further your understanding". Minor wear to the edges of the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding and having the appearance of being used very little if at all. View more info

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Roots and Branches: A Diary of St. Peter's Province.

By: Cassidy OMI., Thomas M.

Price: $25.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., English Oblates of Eastern Canada.: 1988

Seller ID: 24093

ISBN: 0969360104

Condition: Near Fine


4to - 27.5 x 21.5 cm.; ix - 217 - [3] pp. A history of the largest Catholic Religious Congregation of men in Canada beginning with their arrival in Canada in 1841. St. Peter's Province is the Oblate's name for the Canadian province, first headquartered in New Westminster, BC and later moved to Ottawa. Profusely illustrated with maps, drawings and photogrpahs. Seven appendices with the last one being a comprehensive index. The cover show mild shelf wear with the exception of the top fore corner on the front which has a dog eared crease. Otherwise, very clean and tight. View more info

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A Woman of Unity. (Mother Lurana of Graymoor)

By: Celine SA., Sister Mary.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Graymoor, Garrison, New York, Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement:

Seller ID: 22063

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - 252 pp. First published in 1956, this is the third printing of the soft cover edition. A biography of a remarkable woman, Mother Lurana of Graymoor, foundress of the Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement. Foreword by Archbishop Richard J. Cushing. Mother Lurana was the foundress of Graymoor after starting her religious life as a professed Anglican nun. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Ten page index at the back. A new and unread / unused book. View more info

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A Woman of Unity. (Mother Lurana of Graymoor)

By: Celine, Sister Mary. SA.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Graymoor, Garrison, New York, Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement:

Seller ID: 21481

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - 252 pp. First published in 1956, this is the third printing of the soft cover edition. A biography of a remarkable woman, Mother Lurana of Graymoor, foundress of the Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement. Foreword by Archbishop Richard J. Cushing. Mother Lurana was the foundress of Graymoor after starting her professed religious life as a professed Anglican nun. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Ten page index at the back. A new and unread / unused book. View more info

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Évêques catholiques du Canada; Canadian R. C. Bishops. 1658-1979.

By: Chapeau, Andre, OSB; Louis-Philippe Normand, OMI; Lucienne Plante, CND.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Research Centre in Religious History of Canada / St. Paul University.: 1980

Seller ID: 9720

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 194 pp. Designed as a tool for research in the history of the Canadian Catholic Church, this has four parts: Biographical index of Canadian bishops, index of dioceses, index of titular or "in partibus" sees, general index. Text is bilingual with entries in French or English depending on whether the diocese is considered to be French or English. Some light soiling on the covers. View more info

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The Society of the Sacred Heart.

By: Charmot SJ., Francois

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lyon, France, Lescuyer et Fils.: 1953

Seller ID: 21018

Condition: Very Good-


8vo - 24 x 18 cm.; 66 pp. Profusely illustrated with many pages of black and white photographs. Published on the occasion of the Society's 150th anniversary. The intent of this book was to provide insights into the spirituality of the Society by giving a short biography of the foundress (Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat), how the Society has developed and spread thoughout the world, what manner of seal it has set upon its work and missions and lastly, what special form it has given to its spirituality. Previous onwer's address label on the first page and blacked out. The covers are mildly worn an... View more info

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Devotion to the Holy Spirit in American Catholicism.

By: Chinnici OFM., Joseph P. (editor).

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press.: 1985

Seller ID: 32261

ISBN: 0809103664

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; x - 227 pp. Black cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. Five sections and 2 texts (pages 93 to 213) as follows: Preface and Introduction (90 pages in total) with the introduction having the following 5 sections: I - "Post-Civil War Catholicism and the History of Spirituality", II - "The Search for a Spiritual Identity: European and American Origins of Devotion to the Holy Ghost", III - "Devotion to the Holy Ghost and Pastoral Practice", IV - "The Transformation of the Devotion", V- "The Aftermath of Americanism",... View more info

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Pius II und Ludwig XI von Frankreich: 1461-1462.

By: Chr. Lucius.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Heidelberg, Carl Winters Universitatsbuchhandlung: 1913

Seller ID: 13770

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 106 pp. Text is in German with a document section of Italian and Latin. Part of a series: Heidelberger Ubhandlungen, hest 41. Footnotes. Library bound black buckram with gilt spine lettering. Usual library markings; binding tight, text pages clean.; Ex-Library View more info

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American Catholicism and the Intellectual Ideal.

By: Christ, Frank J. and Gerard E. Sherry. (editors).

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York., Appleton Century Crofts.: 1961

Seller ID: 29974

Condition: Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xxv - 318 pp. In 7 principal parts: I - "Summa Theologica (13th Century)" 1 article, II - "First Period (1790-1884)" 19 articles, III - "Second Period (1885-1918)" 21 articles, IV - "Third Period (1919-1945)" 46 articles, V - "Fourth Period (1946-1958) 71 articles, VI - "American Catholicism and the Intellectual Life" 1 article with 6 reviews, VII - "Papal Utterances" 7 articles. Three appendices: "Questions for Discussions and Brief Papers" 5 pages, "Selected References" 13 pages, and lastly a 4 page inde... View more info

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A History of the Archdiocese of Southwark from 1850 to the Present Day.

By: Clifton, Father Michael.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, UK., Saint Austin Press.: 2000

Seller ID: 24810

ISBN: 1901157121

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 14.5 cm.; 95 pp. Illustrated with several black and white photographs. The Archdiocese of Southwark covers the area of London south of the Thames together with the county of Kent. View more info

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Coins of the Popes.

By: Coffin, Joseph.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Coward-McCann.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26920

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; (6) - 169 - (17) pp. Blue cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. Illustrated with 17 black and white photographic plates of which one is the frontis piece. Contents: "Coins of the Popes", "List of Popes", "Papal Mints", "Inscriptions", "Emperors and Other Rulers; Temporal and Ecclesiastical, Mentioned on Papal Coins", "Saints, Apostles, the Blessed Virgin and the Holy Ghost Honored in Inscriptions", "Papal Engravers, Die Sinkers, Mint Masters, and Directors and Their Signatures on Coins", "Biblio... View more info

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Catholic America: Two Centuries of American Life.

By: Cogley, John.

Price: $5.20

Publisher: New York., The Dial Press.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21095

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; [16] - 304 pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine.. From the author's foreword: "I have divided this book into two parts. The first is concerned with some of the high points of an historic experience; the second is attempt to provide an insight into the character of the Catholic community in the United States by looking at the Church's own institutions, its leadership, and the changing attitudes that were dominant in it during the past two centuries". A three page bibliography and a comprehensive index are at the back. Minor shelf wear and light soi... View more info

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Upon This Rock: The Popes and Their Changing Role.

By: Collins, Paul.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: New York., Crossroad: 2000

Seller ID: 8326

ISBN: 0824519396

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - 404 pp. Collins looks at the papacy by examining the links between the teachings of Jesus in the New Testament, the interpretation of His teachings by the Apostles, and the changes and developments in the nature and understanding of the papal office under successive bishops of Rome. Slight shelf wear to the tail (bottom) edge, else fine. View more info

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Blessed Eucharist in Irish History.

By: Concannon, Mrs. Thomas. (Helen Concannon).

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland., Browne and Nolan Limited.: 1932

Seller ID: 25427

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; xxx - 464 pp. Approbations present. Twelve illustratio ns in addition to the frontispiece, bibliography, index. Red cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering, blind stamped design on front cover. Some sunning on front board, name stamped on text block head and on front free endpaper, tape stains on endpapers; text is clean, binding sturdy. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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The Blessed Eucharist in Irish History.

By: Concannon, Mrs. Thomas. (Helen Concannon).

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland., Browne and Nolan Limited.: 1932

Seller ID: 30232

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; xxx - 464 pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine, blind stamped border rules on both front and back boards and a blind stamped decoration centered on the front board. The text block head edge is stained red as issued. Twelve illustrations in addition to the frontispiece, 3 page bibliography and an 8 page index. Usual library markings and otherwise clean with a sound binding. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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Heritage of Mount Mary, Bandra

By: Correa, Msgr. Francis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bandra, Mumbai, India, Msgr. Nereus Rodrigues.: 2004

Seller ID: 25020

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 160 pp. As part of the Centenary celebrations, 1904-2004, this history of this Catholic Church was written. Black and white and full-colour photos illustrate the text, appendices and end notes. A bit of finger smudging on one page, otherwise, a clean and sturdy volume. View more info

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Explosion of Fire: Holy Spirit Ministry.

By: Coughlin, Father Peter B. (editor).

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario., C.C.S.O. Bread of Life Renewal Centre.: 2002

Seller ID: 30926

ISBN: 096839664X

Condition: Near Fine


8vo ; iii - 377 pp. This book celebrates the 35th anniversary of the Charismatic Renewal in the Catholic Church. Includes articles about a wide variety of aspects of the Renewal. Very light wear to the head edge of the front cover, otherwise the book appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

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Le Vatican politique.

By: Cristiani, Mgr. Leon.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Paris, France., Editions du Centurion.: 1957

Seller ID: 29798

Condition: Good


12mo - 19.5 x 14 cm.; 182 pp. The text is in French. After a presentation of the politcal nature of the Vatican, the author considers the pontificate s of Leo XIII, Pius X, Benedict XV, Pius XI and Pius XII. The library markings are a label on the lower spine and library stamps on the front cover and the half title page. Illustrated with 12 black and white plates. The book has mild wear and light soiling to the covers, is otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info