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Lady Poverty

By: Breton O. F. M. , Valentine; Oligny O. F. M. , Paul J. (translated by)

Price: $16.56

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Franciscan Herald Press: 1963

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 003137


To St. Francis, poverty, which most of us regard as a negative thing and an abstraction, was our Lady Poverty, a person and a playmate; yes, the bride of the religious. But there is a deeper reason why the saints loved poverty - because they were following our Lord Jesus Christ. Should not a Christ follower empty himself of all selfishness and adhere to God's will in obedience, so that he may be filled with all the fullness of God? Father Breton teaches the true scale of... View more info

Healing Prayer : God's Divine Intervention in Medicine, Faith and Prayer

By: Cherry, Reginald B.

Price: $5.06

Publisher: Nashville, Tn, U. S. A., Thomas Nelson Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: 001155


This book will amaze you with new research from prestigious universities such as Duke and UCLA, documenting scientifically the power of prayer. More important, however, Dr. Cherry shares how God has instructed him to pray with patients. We could all pray "God, heal me in Jesus' name, " but somehow we know there is more to the spiritual side of healing prayer. You will learn how, in faith, to pray effective, fervent prayers that avail much, as the bible instructs.... View more info

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Canticle of the Sun: the Spirit of Francis of Assisi - the Spirit of Francis of Assisi

By: Francis, Saint Of Assisi

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U. S. A., Shambhala Pubns: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003935


Between 1225 and 1226, in the last year of his life, Francis of Assisi composed his celebrated "Canticle of the Sun" (also known as the Canticle of the Creatures") , in which he guves voice to a feeling of appreciation for, and intimate closeness to, the sun, the moon, the earth, and all the elements of nature - which he addresses as "brother" and "sister. " Frank Missant's extensive knowledge of the art and culture of the Italian Middle Ages ... View more info

New Anti-Catholicism, The: the Last Acceptable Prejudice

By: Jenkins, Philip

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press Inc.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002354


Anti-Catholicism has a long history in America. And as Philip Jenkins argues in The New Anti-Catholicism, this virulent strain of hatred - once thought dead - is alive and well in our nation, but few people seem to notice, or care. A statement that is seen as racist, misogynistic, anti-Semitic, or homophobic can haunt a speaker for years, writes Jenkins, but it is still possible to make hostile and vituperative public statements about Roman Catholicism without fear of se... View more info

A Church in Search of Itself: Benedict XVI and the Battle for the Future

By: Kaiser, Robert Blair

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2006

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 002800


A hugely informed look at the intensifying struggle over the future of the Catholic Church. Despite the popularity of John Paul II, opposition to many of his policies had hardened among Catholics by the time of his death. The Church had become more doctrinaire, the voices of millions of dissenters ignored. Now Robert Blair Kaiser examines the most important and divisive issues confronting the Church. He also gives in-depth portraits of six of the cardinals who gathered i... View more info

In the Shadow of Our Lady of the Cenacle

By: Lynch, Helen M.

Price: $20.24

Publisher: New York, Paulist Press: 1941

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002827


SIGNED - This book is the story of the coming of the Cenacle from France to the United States to plant a heavenly seed on the banks of the Hudson. The great sycamore tree in the Cenacle garden of New York symbolizes its blessed growth. To many who have not yet "heard of this treasure" to quote Pope Pius XII, the story will tell the women of America how to reach it. "Blessed are they who find. " Includes notes and an index. 16 pages of photographs, 8 of th... View more info

Michelangelo the Last Judgment: a Glorious Restoration

By: Mancinelli, Fabrizio; Colalucci, Gianluigi; Partridge, Loren

Price: $32.20

Publisher: Lebanon, Indiana, U. S. A., Abradale/Abrams: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 003840


Michelangelo's The Last Judgment (1534) , painted on the rear wall of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican, is one of the most important works in the history of art. In this book, the newly cleaned and restored fresco is presented in all its powerful complexity. Richly illustrated with 150 magnificent full-color plates - showing the painting in its entirety and many close-up details - this book offers an in-depth study of the work itself. Clothbound, 207 pages with a select... View more info

The St. Matthew Passion: a Text for Voices

By: Reeves, John

Price: $7.82

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, U. S. A., Eerdmans Pub Co: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002845


Musical settings of the story of Christ's Passion, as recounted by St. Matthew, date back to antiquity. First incorporated into the liturgy as a chant for Palm Sunday, the Passion text of St. Matthew developed over the centuries into elaborate settings for choir and soloists with instrumental accompaniment. J. S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion is widely acknowledged as the pinnacle of this tradition and, even more, as one of the greatest achievements of Western music. Award-... View more info

Heavenly Father of Children

By: Spellman, Francis Cardinal

Price: $18.40

Publisher: The Declan X. McMullan Company, Inc.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003179


This is one of several religious books written for children by Cardinal Spellman, rather a rare title. The illustrations and print are all done in maroon against textured cream paper. Unpaginated (29 pages) ; the binding is done in deep red textured paper. The title is not on the spine, but on a pastedown label on the front. There is light wear to the corners and two bumps to the front board; light soiling at the bottom. There are slightly darker marks on the back board,... View more info