Exclusive! These distinctive initial capitals were sold by the Cincinnati Type Foundry in the 1880s, and they saw use in Catholic books for decades, including the Manual of Prayers of the Third Plenary Council of Baltimore and the prayer books and missals of Rev. Francis Xavier Lasance (1860-1946).
This one-of-a-kind liturgical calendar combines the traditional Catholic feasts of the United States with more recently canonized national saints like St. Katherine Drexel and St. Kateri. As such, it's the fullest liturgical calendar available anywhere, even including pre-1955 octaves and feasts that aren't present in the 1962 Missal, like the Expectation of the Blessed Virgin and the Vigil of All Saints (All Hallows Eve). Each month features the paintings of American artist Benjamin West and excerpts from the prayers of the season.
Finally, an authentically Catholic way to celebrate Thanksgiving! Included are traditional propers from the Votive Mass of Thanksgiving, Psalms, harvest blessings, grace for Thanksgiving dinner, Acts of Thanksgiving, the Te Deum and more!
A great way to keep a prayerful Advent through the season. Features Novenas, litanies, antiphonal devotions, aspirations, a psalm, home blessings for the Advent wreath and Jesse/Christmas trees, and more!
Keep celebrating the Holy Nativity through the whole season of Christmastide! Includes devotions and litanies to the Infant Jesus, novenas, the Mysteries of the Sacred Infancy, prayers to Jesus in the crib, Psalms, and more!
For anyone with limited time who still wants to pray along with the traditional Breviary during Advent, this booklet is for you! We've assembled this little office directly from an English translation of the official Roman Breviary. Pray the antiphons, Breviary hymns, and collects proper to the Advent season through all the canonical hours from Matins to Compline. Includes the famous O Antiphons that inspired O Come O Come Emmanuel.
An easy way to integrate the traditional Divine Office into your morning prayers! This simplified office of Prime in English was specifically recommended for morning prayer by the American bishops in the 1880s.
Keeping this booklet on your nightstand makes it easy to integrate the Divine Office into your bedtime prayers. This full Office of Compline in English was produced expressly for the use of the laity by the same American bishops who authorized the Baltimore Catechism.
The handy pocket guide to Sunday Vespers. Features the full text of the Sunday office in both Latin and English. Includes the standard Sunday Psalms 109 through 113 as well as the other Psalms sung in special seasons and on feast days.
This office is among the Church's most solemn commemorations of a departed soul. It was most often recited on All Souls' Day and on the anniversary of a loved one's death, and it was an important component of the medieval Book of Hours. This traditional English version of the Office, including Matins and Lauds, was prepared for the laity by American bishops in the 1880s.
A great and easy way to follow along with the Church's Divine Office during Christmastide. We've assembled this little office directly from an English translation of the official Roman Breviary. Pray the antiphons, Breviary hymns, and collects proper to the Christmas season through all the canonical hours from Matins to Compline. Includes commemorations for the feasts of St. Stephen, St. John the Apostle, and the Holy Innocents.
Includes prayers and devotions to the saints of Roman Africa, such as St. Cyprian of Carthage, Perpetua and Felicity, Cyril of Alexandria, and the three African Popes. Also includes a Litany to the African Saints based on one composed at Carthage by Cardinal Lavigerie.
Follow the liturgical year with this catalog of African sanctity highlighting over 300 saints in the Martyrology who lived or suffered in Roman Africa: including Saints Augustine, Cyprian, Perpetua and Felicity, and the martyrs of Carthage. Also includes the saints long honored in the African diaspora.
We've scoured old prayer books to put together this unique collection of commemorations, litanies, novenas, and other devotions traditional to the African diaspora in America. Includes prayers to Our Lady and St. Joseph as well as Saints Benedict the Moor, Peter Claver, Martin de Porres, and more.
A collection of traditional prayers and devotions to Saints Augustine and Monica, including commemorations, triduums, a litany, a chaplet, and other prayers. Also includes the traditional morning and evening prayers of the Augustinian Order.
A fantastic collection of traditional prayers for the nation, including Archbishop Carroll's Prayer for the Church and Civil Authorities as well as litanies and devotions to Our Lady, the North American Martyrs, and the Guardian Angel of the United States.
Featuring litanies, novenas, and prayers to and by the American Saints, this collection includes Elizabeth Ann Seton, John Neumann, Katherine Drexel, Kateri Tekakwitha, the North American Martyrs, Francis Xavier Cabrini and more.
Take All Hallows Eve back for Holy Mother Church with this fantastic collection that includes Mass and Breviary texts for All Hallows Eve, powerful prayers against evil spirits and the occult, and devotions for souling, for the benefit of the Church suffering in Purgatory.
Render thanks to Almighty God for the old year and prepare yourself for the new year with this collection of devotions, featuring acts of Thanksgiving, meditations, supplication and resolutions, and propers and devotions for the feast of the Circumcision.
This collection of devotions celebrates the feast of Our Lady's Immaculate Conception. Features the little office, novenas, chaplets, the Crown of Twelve Stars, the litany, and prayers to Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception as patroness of the United States.
Recover the ancient tradition of the pre-Lenten season with special devotions including the burial of the Alleluia, prayers for Septuagesima, Sexagesima, and Quinquagesima, and devotions for Shrovetide and Mardi Gras.