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Frances Xavier Cabrini.

By: A BENEDICTINE OF STANBROOK ABBEY.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Stoke-on-Trent, England: Webberley Ltd. 1984.:

Seller ID: 12829


Rep. The life of Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini, Foundress of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Pp. 8/195 with colour portrait of Mother Frances inside, inscription on fep. P/b with illustrated cover, VG. View more info

The Teaching Sisters of the Holy Cross.

By: A FRIEND OF THE ORDER.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Harding & More Ltd, The Ambrosden Press, 1932. 0:

Seller ID: 35502


A Brief Account of Their Origin, Rule and Work. Ex convent library. Pp.91, black & white frontispiece + 7 further black & white plates, historated capitals to first letter of chapters, convent inkstamp to front free endpaper. Blue cloth, gilt title to front and spine. VG. View more info

The Chronicle of the Canons Regular of Mount St Agnes. (Translated by J.P.Arthur).

By: A KEMPIS, Thomas.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.Ltd, 1906.:

Seller ID: 41864


The ordinary collections of the work of a Kempis do not contain the Chronicle, although there is no doubt as to the authenticity of the book, which is of considerable importance to students of the movement known as 'The New Devotion', and to those who are interested in the Brotherhood of the Common Life. Top edge gilt, rough-cut page edges. Pp.xvi/234, title page in red and black, decorated head and tail pieces to chapters and historated capitals, some pages uncut, owner's name to front free endpaper, small bookseller's inkstamp to inside front board, spotting to preliminaries and front and re... View more info

Thecla Merlo. Messenger of the Good News.

By: AGASSO, Domenico.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Slough: St. Paul MultMedia UK. 1993.:

Seller ID: 21350


"Mother Thecla was a truly great women whose life story deserves to be widely known. This biography not only traces the work of grace in her remarkable life but also provides a history of the origins and progress of the daughters of St. Paul, the religious congregation which has probably done more than any other group in the Church to make known the Gospel of Jesus Christ through the communications media". Pp 237, 32 b/w illustrations. P/b, illustrated cover. VG. View more info

Religious Life. Rebirth through Conversion.

By: ARBUCKLE, Gerald A., & FLEMING, David L., S.J. (Editors).:

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Slough: St. Paul Publications, 1990.:

Seller ID: 10393


1st British ed. An interdisciplinary workbook representing approaches to the refounding of religious life coming from 5 different areas: history, theology, anthropology, spirituality and psychology. Pp. 18/142. Ex libris convent stamp to fep & acknowledgements p. P/b. Illustd. cover. G+. View more info

The Story of Taize.

By: BALADO, J.L.G.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Mowbray, 1990. 0264671708:

Seller ID: 9153

ISBN: 0264671708


Reprint, revised and updated. "..captures in sensitive style the unique atmosphere of this modern monastery, and tells in a gripping way the whole history of what is probably the most influential movement in the Christian Church in the 20th century." Pp.123, 19 b/w photos, toning to pages. Pbk. G+. View more info

Crossing: Reclaiming the Landscape of Our Lives.

By: BARRETT, Mark.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 2002. 0232524238:

Seller ID: 28086

ISBN: 0232524238


"Shows us that the things of the spirit are not confined to the monastery but are under our noses every day, in all the familiar rhythms and routines of ordinary lives". Pp.120. Paperback. VG. View more info

English Monks And The Suppression Of The Monastries .

By: BASKERVILLE, Geoffrey .:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape,1949.:

Seller ID: 123


Rep. The Bedford Historical series. Ex libris. Pp.312, library stamps. Blue cloth(library binding). G+. View more info

Monastic Shropshire.

By: BAUGH, G.C., & COX, D.C.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Shropshire Libraries, 1988.:

Seller ID: 8365


Rep. (with revised end note). Shropshire's medieval religious houses. Pp. 44/Note. 10 b/w photos + 1 map. P/b. Illustd. cover (Buildwas Abbey, engraved by P.S. Munn, 1814). VG. View more info

The Cope. (Decorated by Stephen Bone).

By: BONE, Gertrude.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: The Medici Society, 1930.:

Seller ID: 41918


1st edition. "An evocation of the drama once underlying the making of a famous embroidery, faded now to a mere 'museum piece'....The magic of a delicate art sustains the figures in motion until, the story ending, they become static again, and we leave the Cope, frail and disused as before, but with the meaing of its arabesques understood." 17.5cms x 11.5cms. Pp.48, frontispiece illustration and illustrated title page + 5 further full page illustrated plates and a few small illustrations in the text by Stephen Bone, inscribed by the author "To Mr & Mrs Tyler with kind regards from ... View more info

What Montserrat Is.

By: BRIGHT, Roderic (Translater).:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1961.:

Seller ID: 28346


"Montserrat is the Monastery-Shrine of the Patroness of Catalonia, it is a Benedictine Abbey containing a shrine of the Blessed Virgin, situated on an unusual mountain". Pp 53, many b/w illustrations. P/b, slight toning to spine, illustrated cover. G+. View more info

Listening to People of Hope.

By: BROTHER LEONARD OF TAIZE.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Oxford: A.R. Mowbray. 1984.:

Seller ID: 4708


1st.ed. "The author recounts thirty stories gathered in several cities during the recent 'pilgrimage of reconciliation', undertaken by himself and two other Brothers from Taize, in the United States and Canada." Pp.169. P/b. Illustrated cover. VG. View more info

No Greater Love. Sources of Taize.

By: BROTHER ROGER OF TAIZE.:

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London: Mowbray, 1991.:

Seller ID: 5507


1st. (English ed.). "A kind of personal letter addressed to each reader". Pp. 88,slight toning to pages, gift inscription to fep, notations affecting pp.19-25. P/b. G. View more info

Struggle and Contemplation.

By: BROTHER ROGER OF TAIZE.:

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London: A. R. Mowbray, 1983.:

Seller ID: 6044


"These pages tell of the authors daily life....solitary meditation...spiritual faith...political questions...church." Pp. 8/115, toning to pages. P/b. VG. View more info

Parable of Community. Basic Texts of Taize.

By: BROTHER ROGER OF TAIZE.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: A.R. Mowbray, 1980.:

Seller ID: 16176


"These writings are meant for all, young and old, who are asking themselves what it means to live as a follower of Christ amidst the tensions and the struggles of the contemporary world". Pp 96, pages darkened. Pbk. G+. View more info

Sharing the Vision. Creative Encounters Between Religious and Lay Life.

By: BYRNE, Lavinia.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: SPCK.,1989. 0281044112:

Seller ID: 4302

ISBN: 0281044112


1st.ed. "Creative encounters between religious and lay life." Pp. 101,convent inkstamp to front free endpaper. Pbk. G+. View more info

The Chronicle of Jocelin of Brakelond : A Picture Of Monastic Life In The Days Of Abbot Samson Newly Editied By Sir Ernest Clarke. [ The King's Classics ].

By: CLARKE, Sir Ernest .

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Alexander Moring, The Dela More Press, 298 Regent Street, W., 1903 . 0:

Seller ID: 33498


First edition. 12mo. 15.8cm x 12cm x 2.5cm (6" x 5" x 1"), pp.44/285. Original white papered spine (now soiled) with original paper label (browned), over grey-blue boards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed . Previous owners details to verso of front board. Newspaper cuttings laid down to endpapers, relating to Joceline and Gerbestone Manor. Half title and crest for "The King's Classics", followed by a photo frontispiece: "The Seal Of Abbot Samson", and printed title. Browning to endpapers, otherwise clean text throughout. A well preserved book. ** Publicity flye... View more info

New Pentecost or New Passion? The Direction of Religious Life Today.

By: CLARKE, Thomas E., S.J.:

Price: £4.50

Publisher: New York: Paulist Press, 1973.:

Seller ID: 10403


1st ed. Essays on religious life. Pp. 181. Ex libris convent stamp to fep. P/b. Plastic wrappers. Sticky tape to spine. G. View more info

The Incarnation and the Religious Life. Cowley Retreats. No.1.

By: CONGREVE, Father.:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Oxford:Society of S.John the Evangelist,nd(c.1929).:

Seller ID: 5284


The Addresses given at the Christmas Retreat of the Society of S.John the Evangelist,Oxford,1879. Pp.6/126, endpapers toned. Brown boards, original paper label to front. G+. View more info

Religious Life Today.

By: COVENTRY, John, WEAKLAND, Abbot Rembert. et al.:

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Tenbury Wells: Fowler Wright Books Ltd., nd.:

Seller ID: 10344


nd. The purpose of this series is to make available to religious communities material that may be helpful to them in their discussions concerning renewal. Pp. 144. Ex libris convent stamp to fep. P/b. G+. View more info