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.
Catherine Gandeaktena died in 1673, held in such high regard that her priests believed she would immediately attain the bliss of heaven. Her wonderful story is scattered in the accounts of the Canadian Jesuits as well as the biographies of St. Kateri Tekakwitha. For the first time ever, they have been assembled here into a short readable biography of her life, with particular attention to the virtues that marked her passage from her childhood in the Erie and Oneida villages to her marriage, Baptism, and holy death.
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.