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1 Editors-T. Okey, E. Gurney Salter, Robert Steele 'The Little Flowers' & The Life of St. Francis with the 'Mirror of Perfection' (Everyman's Library)
J.M. Dent and sons August 1912 B006VD4358 Hardcover Used - Good 
2nd Printing (1912) No marks or writing observed in text. Binding lightly shaken and spine is sunned.............................. The Little Flowers and The Life of St. Francis with The Mirror of Perfection. Introduction by T. Okey. 485. Contents: The Little Flowers of St. Francis, translated by T. Okey; The Life of St. Francis, translated by Miss E. Guerney Salter; The Mirror of Perfection, translated by Robert Steele. The three works of which this volume is composed are printed in the inverse order of their composition. ' Little Flowers ' is a free translation somewhat amplified from a Latin original completed some time after 1322. The passionate fondness of St. Francis for all living things, his happiness in ministering to mankind, his fondness for animals, are told in many legends some of which are preserved in ' Little Flowers,' a collection of marvellous stories about him popular in Italy to this day. They contain much that exceeds the limits of credulity, but none can hesitate to believe and be impressed by the beautiful depth of the love which they reveal in the character of St. Francis.................... The ' Mirror of Perfection ' is believed to be a compilation edited by a member of a religious order called Porziuncula, based chiefly on the documents and memoirs left by Friar Leo, and completed about 1318. The preface states that it ' was compiled as a legend from certain ancient ones which the fellows of blessed Francis wrote and caused to be written in diverse places.' With wonderful simplicity and loving sympathy the account of the Saint's three Rules is given; the rejection of two of them by the Popes, the dissensions of the ministers, and much of St. Francis' ecclesiastical troubles due to these principles is told............. ' Life of St. Francis,' by St. Bonaventura. Of the date and authorship of this ' Life of St. Francis ' there is no question. It was written by command of the Chapter-General of Narbonne in 1260, and was intended as the definite and authoritative life to supersede the great variety of fragmentary lives then in circulation. St. Bonaventura 
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2 pascal parente A City on a Mountain: Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, O.F.M. Cap
Ave Maria Institute January 1968 B000X1ZNRQ Hardcover Used - Very Good 
No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Dust jacket shows some signs of age. 
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3 Helene Magaret A kingdom and a cross;: St. Alphonsus Liguori
Bruce Pub. Co January 1958 B0007EKDJW First Edition Hardcover Used - Very Good Good 
No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. DJ is good 
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4 St. Basil the Great A Summary of the Rule of St. Basil the Great: collected from the writings of the Saint A.D. 329-379.
Sisters of St. Basil, Mount Saint Macrina 1977 281BNB1002449 Soft Cover Used - Very Good 
CLEAN!! No marks in text. Very light wear on cover. Appears unread. Reprinted for private use in 1977 
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5 Robert Backhouse, Mark Water A Year with the Saints (Quotations and extracts for every day of the year)
Liguori Publications September 1997 0764801120 / 9780764801129 Hardcover Used - Like New 
CLEAN!! No marks. Unread. Lavishly illustrated in full color throughout, A Year with the Saints takes you on a spiritual journey through the Christian year in the company of such luminaries as Aquinas, Francis, Therese, and Vincent de Paul. 
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6 Eleanor Shipley Duckett Anglo-Saxon Saints and Scholars
Archon Books 1967 B0006BQ9Y4 Hardcover Used - Very Good Good 
Reprint of 1947 edition - No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. ...................... TOC: Aldheim of Malmesbury // Wilfrid of York // Bede of Jarrow // Boniface of Devon 
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Anne: The Life of Venerable Anne de Guigne (1911-1922), A Benedictine None of Stanbrook Abbey
7 A Benedictine None of Stanbrook Abbey Anne: The Life of Venerable Anne de Guigne (1911-1922)
TAN Books 1997 0895555999 / 9780895555991 Soft Cover Used - Very Good 
1997 Printing - No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. LIght wear on cover. . . . . . . . . . . . Anne de Guigne (1911-1922) began life as a difficult child - proud, bossy and strong-willed. But a profound change took place in her at age 4, and for the rest of her life the 'little tyrant' turned all the resources of her heart and will to the practice of perfect obedience. This book describes the turning point in Anne's life, her First Holy Communion at age 5, her intimate love for Our Lord, her love for her little brother and sisters, her remarkable 'motherhood' of souls, her purity, efforts in school, wonderful courtesy and beautiful death at age 10. Anne's intercession has been found to be powerful, especially on behalf of children and of 'big sinners.' In 1933 Anne's body was found to be incorrupt, and in 1990 the Church declared that Anne de Guigne had praticed Heroic Virtue, thus giving her the title of 'Venerable.' Anne is a beautiful and inspiring true story that is perfect for adults and children alike, for it tells of a 20th-century child who may someday be counted among the great Saints of the Church! 
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8 Anthony Kucas; Translator-Stanley C Gaucias Archbishop George Matulaitis
Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception 1981 0933820054 / 9780933820050 Hardcover Used - Good No Jacket 
No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight but canted. Gently read. . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . Jurgis [George] Matulaitis (Polish: Jerzy Matulewicz; 13 April 1871 in the village of Lugine, near Marijampole, Lithuania, Russian Empire – 27 January 1927 in Kaunas, Lithuania) was a Roman Catholic Bishop of Vilnius from 1918 to 1925 and founder of the Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. On 28 June 1987, Pope John Paul II beatified him as the Blessed Jurgis Matulaitis-Matulewicz. With some small success reviving the Marians, Matulaitis began reclaiming the monastery properties of the old Order. He also established Marian religious houses and houses for training new members (novitiates) at Bielany, Poland, Marijampole, Lithuania, Fribourg, Switzerland, and Chicago, Illinois. Just as it seemed the work of the Marian renewal was seeming to take root, Matulaitis heard the rumors that he was being considered for the position of bishop. He accepted the call of Pope Benedict XV to serve as the Bishop of Vilnius. Matulaitis had just founded the Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Lithuania, 15 October 1918. ( He also founded another Congregation, the Handmaids of Jesus in the Eucharist, in 1924, in Belarus). He was installed as Bishop of Vilnius on 8 December 1918. 
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Blessed Edmund Campion (The St. Nicholas Series), Louise Imogen Guiney
9 Louise Imogen Guiney Blessed Edmund Campion (The St. Nicholas Series)
R. & T. Washbourne 1914 B000869SA4 First Edition Hardcover Collectible - Good 
1st Edition (1914 - R. & T. Washborne). No marks or writing observed in text. Binding lightlyl canted. Minor damp staining of no consequence to text. Worn silk page mark. Gilt emblem on cover and decoration on spine. . . . . . . . . . Saint Edmund Campion, S.J., (24 January 1540 – 1 December 1581) was an English Roman Catholic Jesuit priest and martyr. While conducting an underground ministry in officially Anglican England, Campion was arrested by priest hunters. Convicted of high treason, he was hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn. Campion was beatified by Pope Leo XIII in 1886 and canonised in 1970 by Pope Paul VI as one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales. His feast is celebrated on 1 December. 
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10 LINDA SCHAEFER Come and See : A Photojournalists Journey into the World of Mother Teresa
DC P{ress October 2003 1932021086 / 9781932021080 First Edition Hardcover Used - Like New As New 
1st Edition / 1st Printing - CLEAN!! No marks. Might as well be new. Appears unread. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . When Mother Teresa died at age 87 in 1997, she left behind an org., the Missionaries of Charity, that today continues her work in countries around the world. In 1995, Schaefer met Mother Teresa during a visit to Atlanta, Georgia. Schaefer was given an opportunity to do a photo story for CNN. She decided to turn the assignment into a journey into the world of Mother Teresa; she went to work in an orphanage in Calcutta. This led to a growing relationship between the two women that culminated in Linda being given permission to photograph whatever she felt would show the real environment in which this remarkable woman & her nuns & volunteers lived & worked. The result is this vol. of photos & words (that came from Schaefer s own handwritten journal). 
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11 Daily Readings from the Writings of St. John Chrysostom
Light & Life Pub Co December 1988 0937032514 / 9780937032510 Soft Cover Used - Very Good 
Very Good ++ No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read if at all. Cover is slightly scuffed on spine edge. 
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12 Amy Welborn De-coding Mary Magdalene: Truth, Legend, And Lies
Our Sunday Visitor March 2006 1592762093 / 9781592762095 Soft Cover Used - Good 
No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . Amy Welborn Recent bestsellers and upcoming movies have popularized a historically and spiritually false view of Mary Magdalene. In this new book, learn the truth about the extraordinary woman who was one of the earliest disciples of Jesus and a powerful witness to his death and resurrection. Be the first to inform your friends and family about the TRUTH behind the fiction! 
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13 John J. Delaney Dictionary of Saints
Doubleday October 1980 0385135947 / 9780385135948 Hardcover Used - Very Good 

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14 Various Dying, As A Franciscan: Approaching Our Tranistus to Eternal Life, Accompanying Others on the Way to Theirs
Franciscan Inst Pubs March 2011 1576592219 / 9781576592212 Trade Paperback Used - Very Good 
Cover is clean and in good condition. No writing or marks observed in the text. Binding is tight and square. 
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15 Roland Connelly Eighty Five Martyrs
McCrimmon Publishing Co Ltd September 1987 0855974052 / 9780855974053 Trade Paperback Used - Very Good 
Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front cover. No apparent marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Appears unread. 
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16 SJ Mihaly Szentmartoni Even Then Will I Trust: The Spiritual Ascent of a Great Soul Blessed Mary Teresa of St. Joseph
Carmelite Srs of the Divine Hrt of Jesus January 2005 B000PEOU5W Hardcover Used - Very Good Very Good 
No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. 
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17 Jean Maalouf Experiencing Jesus With Mother Teresa
Word Among Us Press January 2006 1593250673 / 9781593250676 Soft Cover Used - Very Good 
No marks or writing observed in text. Creased due to improper storage. 
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Five Martyred Youth Leaders (Czeslaw Jozwiak, Jarogniew Wojciechowski, Edward Kazmierswki, Edward Klinik, Franciszek Kesy), Marian Orlon; Translator-Patrick Angelucci, Javier Aracil
18 Marian Orlon; Translator-Patrick Angelucci, Javier Aracil Five Martyred Youth Leaders (Czeslaw Jozwiak, Jarogniew Wojciechowski, Edward Kazmierswki, Edward Klinik, Franciszek Kesy)
Salesian High School [n.d.] 281BNB1002957 Soft Cover Used - Very Good 
No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . . . . This small booklet summarizes teh last months of the lives of five young men who were yuouth leaders at the Salesian Youth Center of Poznan (Poland). Under the pretext of belonging to a subversive organization and committing illegal acts against the security of the state, they were imprisoned by the Nazis, transported to various concentration camps and guillotined on the 24th of August 1942. On June 13, 1999 Pope John Paul II beatified them 
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For love of my mother: Laura Carmen Vicuna, M. Domenica Grassiano; Translator-by Mary Doran
19 M. Domenica Grassiano; Translator-by Mary Doran For love of my mother: Laura Carmen Vicuna
Privately Printed 1983 281BNB1002982 Soft Cover Used - Very Good 
No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . . . . Blessed Laura Vicuña (April 5, 1891 – January 22, 1904) is a Chilean holy figure beatified as Blessed by the Roman Catholic Church. She is the patron of abuse victims. One day, remembering the phrase of Jesus: “No one has greater love than to give up one’s life for one’s friends,' Laura decided to give her life in exchange for her mother's salvation. As time passed she became seriously ill with pulmonary tuberculosis. Before she died, Laura told her mother: “Mama, I offer my life for you, I asked our Lord for this. Before I die, Mother, would I have the joy of seeing you repent?” Mercedes answered: “I swear, I will do whatever you ask me! God is the witness of my promise!' Laura smiled and said to: 'Thank you, Jesus! Thank you, Mary! Goodbye, Mother! Now I die happy!' On January 22, 1904, Laura died of her disease, weakened by the physical abuse she previously received from Mora, having offered her life for the salvation of her mother. From 1937 to 1958, Laura's remains lay in the Nequén graveyard, after which they were moved to Bahía Blanca. One of her famous sayings is 'Suffer silently and Smile always' Every candidate for beatification, except in the case of martyrs, must be shown to have obtained a miracle from God when their prayers were invoked. In Laura's case, the requisite miracle concerned the nun Ofelia del Carmen Lobos Arellano. In August 1955, doctors told Sister Ofelia that she would die of lung cancer in a few months, but when she confidently invoked Laura's prayers, the disease disappeared. September 3, 1988 saw Laura's beatification by Pope John Paul II. Her feastday is celebrated on January 22. In the 2004 edition of the Roman Martyrology, Laura is listed under 22 January with the citation: 'Born in the city of Santiago, Chile, and a pupil of the Institute of Mary Help of Christians, for the conversion of her mother, she made an oblation of her life to God at the age of 13'. 
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20 Dominic V. Monti Francis and His Brothers: A Popular History of the Franciscan Friars
Saint Anthony Messenger Press January 2009 0867168552 / 9780867168556 Trade Paperback Used - Like New 
Binding tight and square, text clean and free of marking and writing. Appears unread. ................ .................. ................... To celebrate the 800th anniversary of the founding of the Franciscan Order, Franciscan scholar and historian Dominic Monti tells us the beautiful and inspirational story of Francis of Assisi and his followers—the Order of Friars Minor, or the Lesser Brothers—from its beginnings to current times. This history emphasizes not only the medieval developments of the world's most beloved band of men but also the internal evolution and mission efforts of the friars during the modern period, from the sixteenth century to the present. Monti gives particular emphasis to the history of the order in the English-speaking world: first England and Ireland and then North America and the twentieth-century expansion of the order to other English-speaking countries. Chapter topics include: medieval Christian society; the First Lesser Brothers; expansion and transformation of the Order; the Franciscan mission; internal crisis in the Order; Observants and Conventuals; friars during the Reformation and Baroque Eras; mission to the world; the challenges of modernity; Franciscans in the United States, Canada and Australia; rebuilding the Order in Europe; and recovering a charism. 
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