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Seeds of the Kingdom: Notes from Conferences, Spiritual Directions, Meditations.

By: Pichon SJ., Almire.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland., The Newman Press.: 1961

Seller ID: 32312

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xii - (4) - 271 pp. Brick-red linen cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the original French and edited by Lyle Terhune TOCD. Lyle Terhune has also contributed a 31 page biographical introduction and it needs be noted that Fr. Pichon was the spiritual director of St. Thérèse of Liseieux, a very close friend of the Martin family and the director for Thérèse's sisters. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and unused attachments on the back free end paper. The book shows minor shelf wear to the sp... View more info

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15 Days of Prayer with Johannes Tauler.

By: Pinet, Andre.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Liguori, Missouri., Liguori Publications.: 2000

Seller ID: 30705

ISBN: 076480653X

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xx - 101 pp. Translated from the 1990 French edition "Prier 15 jours avec Jean Tauler" by Victoria Hébert and Denis Sabourin. One of the 15 Days of Prayer series from this publisher. Tauler was a Dominican and one of what are known as the Rhineland Mystics. The book essentailly functions as a 15 day personal retreat based on the union of the soul with God by grace and not by nature. A short 1 page bibliography at the back. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Progress in Divine Union.

By: Plus SJ., Rev. Raoul.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York., Frederick Pustet.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28585

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; viii - 142 pp. Dark blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Translated from the French by Sisters Mary Bertille SND and Mary St. Thomas SND of Cleveland. Part One - "Generous Self-Conquest". Part Two - "The Spirit of Prayer". Written for professed religious though as Fr. Plus states, it is applicable to all. The externals show mild wear and scuffing with the spine being faded. Library markings are an accession number in white on the lower spine and blacked out library markings on the front and back end papers. The interior is... View more info

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The Listening God.

By: Pollard OCSO., Miriam.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Wilmington, Delaware., Michael Glazier: 1989

Seller ID: 25238

ISBN: 0894537679

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 132 pp. Black paper over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Illustrated by author with several black and white drawings, most of which are full page.. Meditations by Sister Pollard, a member of the Cistercian Nuns of the Strict Observance (Trappistines), Mount Saint Mary's Abbey, Wrentham, Massachusetts. A tight and clean volume with no defects and with the appearance of having never been used. The dust jacket has minor edge wear to the head edge and the jacket's lower spine is faded with light scuffing. View more info

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The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Based on Studies in the Language of the Autograph.

By: Puhl SJ., Louis J.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Loyola University Press.: (1952)

Seller ID: 31134

Condition: Good


8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; xiii - (3) - 216 pp. Wine-red stock card covers with black lettering on the spine and the front cover. First published in 1951 by the Newman Press, the date given for this edition (1952) is that of the current approbation. From the translator's preface: "The aim of this translation is to represent as nearly as possible, idea with idea, Spanish idiom with corresponding English idiom, Spanish sentence structure with English sentence structure, and the quaint forms of the original with the forms common at present." Mild wear and scuffing to the covers, two instances of margin... View more info

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Attention to the Mystery: Entry into the Spiritual Life.

By: Raguin, Yves.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Ramsey, New Jersey., Paulist Press.: 1982

Seller ID: 31667

ISBN: 0809124947

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; (6) - 119 pp. Translated from the original French by Kathleen England OSU. The library markings, none of whch are external, are a stamp on the title page and unused attachments on the inside of the back cover and the blank verso of the last page. Mild wear to the fore corners and spine tips, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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An Introduction to the Writings of Saint Teresa.

By: Ramge OCD., Sebastian V.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Henry Regnery Company.: 1963

Seller ID: 33034

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; (12) - 135 pp. Patterned gray paper over boards and black cloth with gilt lettering (very faded) on the spine. A course given by Fr. Ramge at the Institute of Spirituality conducted by the Discalced Carmelite Fathers in Rome and based upon the work of Fr. Thomas of the Cross OCD. Twelve page Teresian Bibliography at the back, footnotes throughout. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and unused attachments on the back end papers. The front free end paper has been removed, the black cloth on the spine is quite faded and the fore ... View more info

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The Soul Afire: Revelations of the Mystics.

By: Reinhold, H. A. (editor).

Price: $15.75

Publisher: New York., Pantheon Books.: 1944

Seller ID: 31744

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; xxiii - 413 pp. Light blue cloth (linen) over boards with gilt lettering on a red spine panel. A nice thought from the editor's introduction: "This collection is not intended to be a school of mysticism, nor does it surreptitiously suggest some scale of perfection . . . No one is likely to bcome a mystic merely by reading this collection, but by contrast and affinity, by similitude and witness, we hope our readers will come to an awareness of the beauty and loftiness of the narrow and steep path, and feel stimulated to make some of these texts their favorite contemplative ... View more info

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When the Lion Roars: A Primer for the Unsuspecting Mystic.

By: Rossetti, Fr. Stephen J.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Ave Maria Press.: 2003

Seller ID: 30136

ISBN: 0877939853

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 158 pp. From the back cover: "A reliable little guide for the budding mystic, describing both the delights and dangers of the path. Classical wisdom from the mystics is enhanced by Fr. Rossetti's insights as a psychologist". With notes and a two page select bibliography. Faint sticker ghost on the head margin of the back cover, else fine. View more info

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Catéchèses baptismales et mystagogiques. (Les écrits des saints).

By: Saint Cyrille de Jerusalem. (Chanoine Bouvet).

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Namur, Belgium., Les Editions du Soleil Levant.: 1962

Seller ID: 29256

Condition: Good


12mo - 17.5 x 12 cm.; 555 pp. The text is in French. "Textes traduits et présentés par le Chanoine Bouvet". There is a large amount of marginal notes present with all of them being scripture references to the actual text. Occasionally the line being referenced is underlined. All marginalia and underlining is in pencil. Mild wear to the externals and the binding is sound. View more info

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Exercices Spirituels.

By: Saint Ignace de Loyola.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, France., Editions Traditions Monastiques.: 2000

Seller ID: 31247

ISBN: 2878100336

Condition: Near Fine


16 mo - 15 x 11.5 cm.; 173 pp. The text is in French. Brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. Transated by R. P. Pierre Jennesseaux SJ. Very mild wear to the covers and a spot of soiling on the back, otherwise fine. View more info

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Trustful Surrender to Divine Providence: The Secret of Peace and Happiness.

By: Saint-Jure SJ., Father Jean Baptiste and Blessed Claude de la Colombiere SJ.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Rockford, Illinois., Tan Books.: 1983

Seller ID: 27956

ISBN: 0895552167

Condition: Good+


16mo - 15 x 10.5 cm.; 139 pp. First published as such in 1961 by Alba House of New York. This is the Tan reprint edition. The book consists of extracts from Fr. Jean Baptiste Saint-Jure's (1588-1657) book "The Knowledge and Love of Our Lord Jesus Christ", which rarely left the side of Jean Vianney, the Curé of Ars, and added to these writings is an extract from the writings of Blessed Claude de la Colombière (1641-1682). Minor wear to the cover edges, moderate wear to the heel of the spine, otherwise clean with a solid binding. A classic book on the spirituality of the apsotolic life and des... View more info

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Praying with Thérèse of Lisieux. (Companions for the Journey Series).

By: Schmidt FSC., Joseph F.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Ijamsville, Maryland., The Word Among Us Press.: 2006

Seller ID: 32120

ISBN: 093208589X

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; 159 pp. First published in 1991 by St. Mary's Press of Minnesota, this is the third printing of the "Word Among Us" reprint. One page of further reading at the back. From the back cover: "This book breathes the spirit of Thérèse. It intorduces us to an appealing saint, it puts us in touch with our own lives, and it invites to meet God in those lives. Jospeh Schmmidt carefully distills Thérèse's writings, presenting her teachings in a most helpful way." An as-new and unused book. View more info

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The Spiritual Combat and and a Treatise on Peace of Soul.

By: Scupoli, Dom Lorenzo.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Rockford, Illinois., Tan Books.: 1990

Seller ID: 30392

ISBN: 0895554054

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 18 x 10.5 cm.; xvii - 240 pp. Translated and revised by William Lester and Robert Mohan. Adapted from the preface by B. F. Marcetteau: "The following treatise comprehends, in a concise manner, the whole system of a Devout Life, gathered from the maxims of the Gospels, particularly from those which regard humility and self-denial . . ." St. Francis de Sales carried this book in his pocket for twenty years and read it each day. This treatise is actually attributed to various authors, most probably the first sketch was done by Dom John de Castanifa, a Spanish Benedictine, and the finishing... View more info

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My Life in Christ or Moments of Spiritual Serenity and Contemplation of Reverent Feeling, of Earnest Self-Amendment, and of Peace in God. Part II.

By: Sergieff, John Iliytch. (Father John).

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Jordanville, New York., Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Monastery.:

Seller ID: 31818

Condition: Fair


23.5 x 15.5 cm.; 320 pp. Light tan wraps with black lettering on the spine and the front cover. No date given for this edition. Black and white frontis photograph of Fr. John. From the title page: "Extracts from the diary of the Most Reverend John Iliytch Sergieff (Father John) of St. Andrew's Cathedral, Cronstadt, Russia. Transated with the author's sanction, from the Fourth and Fifth Supplemented Edition by E. E. Goulaeff, St. Petersburg. Reprinted from the original edition of Cassell and Comapny . . . 1897". The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page an... View more info

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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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Words of Love Spoken by Our Lord to Three Twentieth-Century Victim Souls.

By: Sisters Josefa Menendez, Mary of the Trinity and Consolata Betrone. (edited by Fr. Bartholomew Gottemoller OCSO).

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Rockford, Illinois., Tan Books and Publishers.: 1985

Seller ID: 25627

ISBN: 0895552442

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xvi - 95 pp. First published by the Abbey of the Holy Trinity in Utah, this is the Tan Books reprint. Illustrated with 3 black and white photographs. The words taken from the private revelations to the mystics are divided into 34 themed chapters. The book appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

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St. John of the Cross: A Spirituality of Substance.

By: Slattery, Peter. (editor).

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York., Alba House.: 1994

Seller ID: 29844

ISBN: 0818906847

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 147 pp. Contents: 1 - "Naming Our Future" by Peter Slattery OCarm., 2 - "Life and Times of St. John of the Cross" by Gregory Burke OCD., 3 - "How to Read the Works of St. John of the Cross" by Brian Pitman OCarm., 4 - "Where Can Your Hiding Be? St. John of the Cross and the Basics of Prayer" by Veronica Brady IBVM., 5 - "Negative Experience and Christian Growth" by John Follent OCD, 6 - "Transformed Humanity and St. John of the Cross" by John Welch OCarm., 7 - "Women and Prayer" by Sonia Wagner SGS., 8 - "Empty in... View more info

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Un coeur qui écoute.

By: Soeur Jeanne d'Arc OP.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Editions du Cerf.: 1967

Seller ID: 28277

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18.5 x 11.5 cm.; 175 pp. The text is in French. One page bibliograph ical note. The title is Solomon's request of God when asked what he wanted. It speaks to the heart much more than the English. "A heart which listens". I think one needs first that before wisdom can take up residence in one's heart. The library markings are stamps on the front cover and the titl epage and a faint sticker scar n the lower spine. All markings are quite discreet. Otherwise the book is clean with a solid binding. ; Ex-Library View more info