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The Call to Prayer
This Week's Highlights
The Call to Prayer

This Week's Highlights

"Hail, most precious wounds of Jesus, in the omnipotence of the Father, Who decreed you; hail, in the wisdom of the Son, Who endured you; hail, in the goodness of the Holy Ghost Who through you accomplished the work of human redemption. To you I commend myself, into you I plunge myself, that in your shelter I may be secure from the destroyer. Amen."

"St. Gertrude's Salutation of the Five Wounds of our Saviour" in Blessed Be God


1. The Evening Service for the Sundays and other Holy-Days throughout the Year, arranged from The Book of Common Prayer . . . according to the Use of The United Church of England and Ireland. John W. Parker, 1844. 368 pages + Psalter, black leather prayer book () in good condition. Gilt edges. Clean interior. Light rubbing to cover and spine edges. Top of front joint starting.

Book # 9110414827
Price: $120.00 NOT IN STOCK

2. The Morning Service for the Sundays and other Holy-Days Throughout the Year arranged from The Book of Common Prayer . . . According to the Use of The United Church of England and Ireland. John W. Parker, 1844. 562 pages + Psalter, black leatherbound prayer book (12.5 x 17.5 cm) in good condition. Gilt edges. Clean interior. Some rubbing to cover and spine edges. A very handsome volume.

Book # 9110414819
Price: $120.00 NOT IN STOCK

3. BAUDRAND, BARTHÉLEMY, S.J. Elevation of the Soul to God, by means of Spiritual Considerations and Affections. Bernard Dornin, 1817. 364 page leather hardcover in good condition (11 x 18 cm). Leather on covers and spine quite scuffed. Red spine label reads “ELEVATION OF THE SOUL”. Ex-library copy. Corner torn off front free endpaper. 6 cm long tear out of title page (no text missing in tear). Otherwise, interior clean. Advertisement on page 358 reads: “Bernard Dornin Respectfully informs his friends that he has taken up his residence in the city of Philadelphia, conceiving it the most central part of the union, and from which he means to continue disseminating religious instruction for the edification of his Catholic brethren in the United States. He has opened Store at the Corner of Walnut and Third Streets, Exactly opposite the Establishment of Mr. Caldcleugh, where he humbly solicits their kind patronage. His Store will be constantly assorted with an extensive collection of Catholic Books, and with works of merit in the various departments of literature, and with the publications of the day. In a few days he will submit to his Reverend friends a prospectus for publishing an edition of the Doway Bible and Testament in royal octavo, price about Five Dollars.”

Book # 9110413235
Price: $180.00 NOT IN STOCK

4. DE SALO, MATTHIAS BELLINTANI. Practique de l'oraison mentale, ou contemplative, de F. Matthias Bellintani de Salo, de l'Ordre Freres Capuccins. Faicte Françoise par Iaques Roussin, de l'Italien, reveu par l'Autheur. A Lyon: Par Iaques Roussin, 1605. A book on contemplative prayer. De Salo is also the author of HISTORIA CAPUCCINA and IN SERMONES SERAPHICI DOCT. S. BONAV. 8vo (5'' x 3''), 2 parts, [400pp.] & [547pp.]. Bound in contemporary limp vellum, library stamps on paste-down endpapers, pages browned throughout.

Book # AR1216
Price: $350.00 NOT IN STOCK

5. GRIFFITHS, BEDE (Translator). The Book of Common Prayer of the Antiochian Syrian Church. India: De Paul Press, 12mo, xv + 356pp. Stiff card cover with slight wear. Sound binding. Ffep has been cut at the top right corner. Highlighting in Introduction, otherwise a clean text.

Book # EC1370
Price: $180.00 NOT IN STOCK

The Call to Prayer

6. Breviarium Natalitium seu officia Nativitatis et Epiphaniae. Sumptibus et typis Petri Marietti - Editoris, 1923. 12mo, 410pp supple leather-bound hardcover in good condition. Covers and spine embossed, with gilt label on spine. Modest scuffing except at foot of spine, where call number label was attached. Chipping to head of spine. Front cover bowed and text block slightly wavy from handling. Front hinge cracked but not stressed. Otherwise, binding sound. Gilt page edges. Cracks to paste-down endpapers due to bending of supple covers. Small tear to ffep along crease. Partial ex-library with remains of pocket on ffep, stamp on flyleaf, and call number in pencil on title page. Pages tanned. Text pristine.

Book # 9110389717
Price: $70.00

7. Breviarium romanum. Ex decreto SS. Concilii Tridentini restitutum. Summorum pontificum cura recognitum. Editio prima juxta novam typicam [4 Volume Set - Pius XII Psalter]. Sumptibus et Typis Friderici Pustet, 1952. 12mo, supple, leather-bound hardcover 4-volume set in fair condition, with slipcases. Scuffing and considerable rubbing along extremities of both bindings and slipcases. Stamps on front paste-down endpapers and title pages, and inside slip-cases. Gilt page edges and color ribbon markers, sometimes well worn. Pages lightly browned. Autumnalis volume has pen and pencil notations. Verna volume has loose hinges and very occasional pen notations, with flap in back endpapers detached. Aestiva volume has loose hinges and stained pages early in text block, along outer fore-edge. Hiemalis volume has very occasional pen notations and a stain to the bottom corner of the early part of the text block. Complete set, much prayed with.

Book # 9110389849
Price: $190.00 NOT IN STOCK

8. Liturgia de las horas. Según el rito romano [Complete in 4 Volumes]. Various, 1979, 1992, 1980, 1980. Hardcover 4-volume set in good condition. Scuffing and rubbing to extremities, with clear contact paper or its residue on back cover of 1st volume. Hinges to 2nd volume cracked. Otherwise, bindings sound. In 1st 3 volumes, frequently used texts precede title page. In 4th volume, title page and back free endpaper reinforced with tape at gutters. Orange page edges, scuffed, and mostly faded for 1st volume. Colored ribbon markers, some almost new and some worn or even cut off at base. Signature on reverse of ffep in 3rd volume. Pages tanned. Text apparently pristine. Copies printed at different times under various publishers.

Book # 9110403701
Price: $160.00

9. My Orthodox Prayer Book. Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, 1985. 12mo, IV + 128pp. Illustrated, b/w. Blue softcover in very good condition. Very light scuffing to extremities. Crisp, clean pages. Tight binding. Clean text.

Book # 9110407375
Price: $40.00 NOT IN STOCK

10. The Layman's Missal Prayer Book & Ritual. Helicon Press, 1962. LXX + 1326pp + 18pp. Includes musical notations. Includes marker ribbons. Illustrated, color. Brown flexable hardcover in good condition. Gold gilt page edges. Light scuffing and fading to extremities. Light stress to front hinge. Light fading to pages. Sound binding. Clean text.

Book # 9110374264
Price: $40.00 NOT IN STOCK

11. BAIERL, JOSEPH J., S.T.D. Grace and Prayer Explained According to the Munich or Psychological Method for Children of the Intermediate and Higher Grades Based on the Baltimore Catechism (No. 2) and Deharbe's Catechism. An Aid to Cathechists (Third Edition). The Seminary Press, 1934. VI + 117pp. Green cloth hardcover in good condition. Light rubbing and fading to spine and board edges. Sound binding. Clean text.

Book # B00087Z7X0
Price: $19.99 NOT IN STOCK

12. BAILLIE, JOHN. A Diary of Private Prayer [Translated into Chinese. Fourth Edition]. The Council on Christian Literature for Overseas Chinese, 1962. Red hardcover volume in good condition. Clean pages. Translated by Sic Ping-teh, Wei Chao-chi, Liu Kai-yung & Chang Shao-ying.

Book # 911041391X
Price: $50.00

13. BOYLAN, EUGENE O.CIST. R. Difficulties in Mental Prayer. Westminster, MD: Newman Press, 1959. Thirteenth Impression. 12mo, xiv + 130pp. Fine cloth with very good d/j. D/j has some tanning to edges and spine. Previous owner's signature to ffep, otherwise text is spotless. Sound binding.

Book # B0007H9VUQ
Price: $25.00 NOT IN STOCK

14. CABROL, FERNAND. Liturgical Prayer. It's History and Spirit. Newman, 1950. 8vo. xiv+382. Hardcover with d-j. Ex-library. Good cloth. Clean text.

Book # B002HJFT4E
Price: $22.00 NOT IN STOCK

15. CALLAN, CHARLES J., O.P and JOHN A. MCHUGH, O.P. Blessed Be God. A Complete Catholic Prayer Book. Preserving Christian Publications?, 2000?. Excellent condition hand-sized black hardcover with marker ribbon.

Book # 0980208483
Price: $30.00 NOT IN STOCK

16. COURTEN, SIGISMUND DE. Officium Parvum Beatae Mariae Virginis. Complete with English Rubrics. Benziger Brothers, 1953. Very small 16mo, 264pp. Frontispiece, b/w. Red page edges. Black hardcover in good condition. Light scuffing and fading to extremities. Gold gilt title to front board. Text enclosed in black cardboard slipcase. General rubbing, fading, and chipping to slipcase. Small chip to tail of spine of volume. Previous owner's name to front endpaper. Sound binding. Clean text.

Book # 9110365451
Price: $48.00 NOT IN STOCK

17. DE FOUCAULD, CHARLES. Contemplation. Textes inédits. Préface de Jean Daniélou. Beauchesne, 1969. 189pp. Softcover in very good condition. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Light general wear to extremities. Clean text.

Book # 9110254587
Price: $19.00 NOT IN STOCK

18. ENZLER, CLARENCE J. My Other Self in which Christ speaks to the soul on living HIS life. The Bruce Publishing Company, 1958. Red hardcover in good condition with mylar protected d-j (in poor condition). Free of underlining and highlighting. Owner's signature on front endpaper.

Book # 9110407758
Price: $25.00

19. HUF, OSCAR, S.J. The Holy Week and Easter Week Book. Compiled from The Breviary, The Missal, and The Roman Pontifical. Latin-English Text. With Gregorian Music and Explanations. Brepols' Catholic Press, 1936. 12mo, X + 687pp. Illustrated, b/w. Includes chant notation/ Gregorian chant. Includes marker ribbon. Black cloth hardcover in good condition. Scuffing, fading, and wearing to extremities. Bumping and rubbing to corners of boards as well as to head and tail of spine. Red page edges. Light scuffing and fading to pages. Sound binding. Clean text.

Book # 9110383298
Price: $70.00 NOT IN STOCK

20. KOTSONIS, ARCHIM. IOANNIKIOS. Watchfulness and Prayer. Second Edition [Themes From the Philokalia, Number 1]. Publications of the Holy Monastery of St. Gregory Palamas, 1998. 109pp. Softcover in excellent condition. Crisp, clean, bright pages. Pristine exterior. Tight binding. Clean text.

Book # 911040547X
Price: $90.00 NOT IN STOCK

21. LELEN, J. M. Officium Parvum Beatae Mariae Virginis: Breviario Romano Excerptum, Cum Psalterio Secundum Novam Versionem Latinam Pii Papae XII. Catholic Book Publishing Co, 1949. 12mo, 130pp. Frontispiece, b/w. Black flexable hardcover in poor condition. Chipping to edges of front pastedown paper. Previous owner's name to front endapper. Cracked hinge. Red gilt page edges. Includes one marker ribbon. Tanning and fading to pages. Slight musty odor to text. Last page of text beginning to detach from text block. Previous owner's name to back endpaper. Clean text.

Book # B002EA0TZK
Price: $75.00

22. LOUISMET, DOM. Divine Contemplation for All. New York: P.J. Kenedy Sons, 1920. 8vo, 196pp. Good cloth. Some wear to extremities. Ex-library. Clean text. Firm binding.

Book # GT3222
Price: $15.00 NOT IN STOCK

23. QUINTILIANI, PATRICIA S. (Compiler). My Treasury of Chaplets. Patricia S. Quintiliani, 1992. 235 page white softcover in good condition free of underlining and highlighting. Owner's signature in elegant hand on half-title page. Old price sticker on rear cover.

Book # 0911218254
Price: $25.00

24. SHENOUDA III, H. H. POPE. Contemplations on the Twelfth Hour Prayer. Dar El Tebaa El Kawmia, 2001. 84pp. Frontispiece, b/w. Includes b/w illustrations. Softcover in good condition. Light scuffing and fading to extremities. Crisp, clean pages. Tight binding. Clean text.

Book # 9110406441
Price: $48.00 NOT IN STOCK

25. STARKS, RICHARD L. Madonna House at Prayer. Experiences of a Christian Family [Dimension Books' Pocket Prayer Guides, 2]. Dimension Books, 1977. 64pp. Softcover in good condition. General shelf-wear to extremities. Rubbing, scuffing, fading, and some discoloration to extremities. Light fading to pages. Sound binding. Clean text.

Book # B000GSFZ42
Price: $23.00

26. WROBLEWSKI, SERGIUS, O.F.M. Bonaventurian Theology of Prayer. Franciscan Publishers, 1967. 143pp. Softcover in good condition. General shelf-wear to cover. Cover curled. Clean text.

Book # B0006BSXJS
Price: $40.00 NOT IN STOCK