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Priesthood in the Third Millennium: Addresses of Pope John Paul II, 1993.
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Priesthood in the Third Millennium: Addresses of Pope John Paul II, 1993.

By Pope John Paul II.

Princeton, New Jersey Chicago, Illinois.: Scepter Publishers / Midwest Theological Forum.. Near Fine. 1994. Softcover. 0933932715 . 8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 158 pp. From the back cover: "This book collects a series of talks (21 in all) of Pope John Paul II . . . contains Pope John Paul II's expectations for the training of priests at the dawn of the year 2000". Eight page index at the back. Previous owner's heartfelt gift note on the first page, otherwise an as-new and unused book. .

$10.00

The Eternal Yes.
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The Eternal Yes.

By Rahner SJ., Karl.

Denville, New Jersey.: Dimension Books.. Very Good. 1970. Softcover. 12mo - 18 x 10.5 cm.; 31 pp. Red covers with yellow lettering in a saddle stapled binding. Translated from the original German "Ewiges Ja" by Salvator Attanasio. A meditation on the profession of final religious vows. Mild wear and scuffing to the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. .

$4.00

Praying for Our Priests: A Guide to Praying for the Priesthood in Union  with Mary, Queen of the Clergy.
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Praying for Our Priests: A Guide to Praying for the Priesthood in Union with Mary, Queen of the Clergy.

By Dunne, Msgr. Peter and Vicki Herout.

Omaha, Nebraska.: Maria Regina Cleri.. Near Fine. 2009. Soft Cover. 9780615307800 . 12mo - 18 x 12.5 cm.; viii - 85 pp. "Includes meditations on the priesthood and the mysteries of the rosary and the stations of the cross." Crease in the back cover, otherwise, an as-new and unused book. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. .

$4.00

The Gospel Priesthood
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The Gospel Priesthood

By Van Zeller, Dom Hubert

New York.: Sheed & Ward.. Good with no dust jacket. 1956. Hardcover. 12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; x - 114 pp. Light gray cloth over boards with green lettering on the spine. A modest and popular author of many books on spirituality, Dom Hubert was a monk at Downside Abbey. When asked if he would like bookstores to give autographing parties, Dom Hubert replied, "God forbid." This book is a collection of a series of articles that appeared in the journal, "Emmauel", during 1954 and the early part of 1955. The library markngs, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the back end papers. Underlining in ink with some marginalia on pages 2, 3, 10, 11, and 16 to 23. Previous owner's name crossed out on the front free end paper. Aside from that the book is clean with a sound binding. .

$6.00

The Small Rural Parish.
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The Small Rural Parish.

By Quinn, Bernard.

New York / Washington, DC.: The Parish Project / Glenmary Research Center.. Very Good. 1980. Soft Cover. 0914422111 . 8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; xii - 118 pp. From the copyright page: "The Parish Project grew out of a concern of the American bishops for the quality of parish life in the United States. It is an endeavor that hopes to discover qualities of effective parishes and ways of helping parish ministry by critically reflecting upon the pastoral experience of clergy, religious and laity." Two appendices; "How to Determine Parish Piorities" and "Correlative Ministries". The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the inside of the back cover and the blank verso of the last page. Previous owner's name on the first page and the covers show mild edge wear. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. .

$6.00

An Undivided Heart: Making Sense of Celibate Chastity.
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An Undivided Heart: Making Sense of Celibate Chastity.

By Sammon FMS., Sean D.

New York.: Alba House / Paulist Press.. Very Good. 1993. Soft Cover. 081890674X . 8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xii - 160 pp. From the back cover: "From the perspective of psychology, the author examines human sexuality and celibate chastity over the course of a lifetime. He also discusses identity, intimacy and its obstacles, relationships between men and women, some fundamental concepts of human sexuality including sexual orientation, as well as the spiritual foundation of celibate chastity." One 25 page appendix with references, "A Pastoral Response to Child Sexual Abuse" and a two page bibliography. The library markings, none of which are exteranl, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on inside of the back cover and the blank verso of the last page. Otherwise clean with a sound binding and the appearance of having been used very little if at all. .

$6.50

The Priest in the World.
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The Priest in the World.

By Sellmair, Josef.

Westminster, Maryland: Newman Press.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1959. Hardcover. 8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; x - 238 pp. Blue linen over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the 1953 German edition "Der Priester in Der Welt" by Brian Battershaw. Four pages of footnotes, 2 page index of persons, and translator's note on Johann Michael Sailer to whom the author frequently refers. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the back end papers. The book shows very mild shelf wear to the spine tips and the fore corners of the boards. Signed by the author (Fr. Joe) with an inscription on the front free end paper.; Signed by Author .

$8.00

Servants Of The Lord.
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Servants Of The Lord.

By Rahner SJ., Karl.

Freiburg, Germany / Montreal, Quebec.: Herder / Palm.. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1968. Hardcover. 8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm; 220 pp. Cream coloured cloth over boards with brown lettering on the spine. The original edition was 'Knechte Christi' in 1967 and 'Vom sinn des Kirchlichen Amtes' in 1966, the latter containing the first essay in this present book. Translated from the German by Richard Strachan. From the dust jacket: "In this very personal book based on decades of experience Karl Rahner, who has remained at heart a humble, understanding priest throughout his scholarly career, speaks of the greatness of the priesthood in our time". Two page list of related publications by the author and a second two page list of references. The book show some very mild wear to the spine tips and fore corners of the boards and the paste down end papers are tanned on the margins. Otherwise very clean with a tight binding. The unclipped dust jacket has minimal wear. .

$12.00

Resting on the Heart of Christ: The Vocation and Spirituality of  the Seminary Theologian.
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Resting on the Heart of Christ: The Vocation and Spirituality of the Seminary Theologian.

By Keating, Deacon James.

Omaha, Nebraska.: The Institute for Priestly Formation.. Near Fine. 2009. Softcover. 9780980045567 . 8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xxi - 208 - (2) pp. From the back cover: "This book, and the vision behind it, refuses to dissociate theology from prayer. Keating's vision stretches our intellects in the direction of adoration." Other than very mild shelf wear to the covers, the book is as-new and unused. .

$10.00

Priests for the Third Millennium.
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Priests for the Third Millennium.

By Dolan, Msgr. Timothy M.

Huntington, Indiana.: Our Sunday Visitor.. Near Fine. 2000. Softcover. 0879733195 . 8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 334 pp. Foreword by Archbishop Justin F. Rigali in which he says ". . . presents Jesus Christ, true God and true Man, the way the truth and the life, as the model of their (the priests) Christian living, as well as of the priestly ministry to which they aspire." Minor wear to the fore cornes of both front and back covers, else fine. .

$7.50

Vocation: Questions & Answers.
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Vocation: Questions & Answers.

By Bannon LC., Fr. Anthony.

Hamden, Connecticut.: Circle Press.. Near Fine. Softcover. 0965160181 . 8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 210 pp. No date of piblication given. "The book is arranged around topics (celibacy, family, difficulties, signs and decisions) that surface most frequently in questions written into the vocation web site . . ." Eight page index at the back. Minor shelf wear to the covers, else fine. .

$7.50

Priests for the Third Millennium.
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Priests for the Third Millennium.

By Dolan, Msgr. Timothy M.

Huntington, Indiana.: Our Sunday Visitor.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2000. Hardcover. 0879733195 . 8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 334 pp. Glossy blue paper over boards with yellow lettering on the spine. Foreword by Archbishop Justin F. Rigali in which he says ". . . presents Jesus Christ, true God and true Man, the way the truth and the life, as the model of their (the priests) Christian living, as well as of the priestly ministry to which they aspire." The book appears to have been used very little if at all. .

$10.00

No Spirit . . . No Church . . .
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No Spirit . . . No Church . . .

By Randall, Father John.

Ottawa, Ontario.: Koinonia Enterprises.. Near Fine. Softcover. 8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 226 pp. No date of publication is given. A review comment by Fr. Bob Bedard: "Fr. Randall stood beside me for the past forty years as a fellow disciple of Jesus, working for the renewal of priestly and parish life. This book is an account of that journey." Very minor shelf wear to the covers, else fine. .

$10.00

The Sacred Heart and the Priesthood.
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The Sacred Heart and the Priesthood.

By Claret De La Touche, Mother Louise.

Rockford, Illinois.: Tan Books And Publishers.. Very Good. 1979. Soft Cover. 0895551284 . 12mo - 17.5 x 10.5 cm.; xxxii - 225 pp. A series of 33 lectures divided into 3 parts: "The Priest, the Creation of Infinite Love", "The Sacerdotal Virtues of the Heart of Jesus" and "The Love of the Word Incarnate for His Priests" followed by a fourth part, 14 meditations on "Infinite Love and the Priesthood". There follows an appendix on various "Unions of Friends" or priestly associations, an Act of Consecration and Devotion to Infinite Love, an Examen and lastly a prayer. Translated from the French by Father Patrick O'Connell. This book was first published in 1910 in Italy. The first English edition was in 1947. This is the first Tan reprint and shows only very minor shelf wear to the covers. .

$7.50

The Priest and His Bishop.
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The Priest and His Bishop.

By Simonet, Andre.

St. Louis, Missouri.: B. Herder Book Company.. Very Good. 1969. Softcover. 12mo - 17.5 x 11 cm.; xxi - 129 pp. White covers with blue and black lettering. Translated from the 1963 French edition: "Saisi par la charité de Dieu: Le prêtre diocésain dans l'Église" by M. Angeline Bouchard. Foreword by Philip Delhaye. A series of reflections based partly Pope John XXIII's encyclical "Pacem in terris" in which the Holy Father called himself the pastor of the world. Sticker stain on the front cover and the covers show mild shelf wear and soiling with a previous owner's name stamped on the first page and likewise on the title page though blacked out here. Otherwise, clean with a tight binding. .

$6.00

Faculties of Pastors and Confessors for Absolution and Dispensation  According to the Code of Canon Law.
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Faculties of Pastors and Confessors for Absolution and Dispensation According to the Code of Canon Law.

By Simon OSM., J.

New York.: Joseph F. Wagner.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1922. Hardcover. 12mo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; vi - 118 - (4) pp. Blue cloth over boards with red lettering on the spine (very faded) and on the front board. All text block edges are stained red as issued. From the author's foreword: "Adapted substantially from the work of P. Paul Seiter CSSP., "Die Absolutions - und Dispensvollmachten der Seelsorger und Beichtvater", (1921), . . . this book aims to be primarily of service to pastors and confessors . . ." Five page index at the back. Usual library markings though no attachments are present or ever were. The cloth on the back joint of the spine is beginning to split and the spine is quite darkened. Otherwise, clean with a sound binding. .

$6.00

Women and the Priesthood.
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Women and the Priesthood.

By Hopko, Thomas. (editor).

Crestwood, New York.: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press.. Very Good. 1983. Softcover. 8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 190 pp. Contents: "Introduction" by Alexander Shmemann, 1 - "Man, Woman and the Priesthood of Christ" by Bishop Kallistos Ware, 2 - "Women and the Priestly Office According to the Scriptures" by Georges Barrois, 3 - 'Presbytides or Female Presidents" by Nicholas Afanasiev, 4 - "The Characteristics and Nature of the Order of the Deaconess" by Kyriaki Karidoyenes FitzGerald, 5 - "On the Male Character of Christian Priesthood" by Thomas Hopko, 6 - "The Spirit of the Female Priesthood" by Deborah Belonick, 7 - "Women and Priesthood: Reflections on the Debate" by Thomas Hopko. The library markings, none of which are external, are a blacked out ownership name on the first page and pocket remnants on the verso of the last page and the paper is thinned where it was removed. .

$7.50

The Case for Clerical Celibacy: Its Historical Development & Theological  Foundations.
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The Case for Clerical Celibacy: Its Historical Development & Theological Foundations.

By Stickler, Alfons Maria Cardinal.

San Francisco, California: Ignatius Press.. Very Good. 1995. Softcover. 0898705339 . 12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 106 pp. translated from the German original of 1993 "Der Klerikerzolibat; Seine Entwicklungsgeshichte und seine Theologischen Grundlagen" by Fr. Brian Ferme. Occasional footnotes throughout the text. Minor wear and scuffing to the covers, otherwise very clean with a sound binding. .

$6.00

Pastores Dabo Vobis. Apostolic Exhortation on the Formation of Priests  in the Circumstances of the Present Day.
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Pastores Dabo Vobis. Apostolic Exhortation on the Formation of Priests in the Circumstances of the Present Day.

By John Paul II.

London, UK.: Catholic Truth Society.. Fine. 2005. Softcover. 9780851838083 . 8vo - 21 x 15 cm.; 151 pp. First written and published in 1992, this is the later CTS edition. The English translation used is the offical Vatican translation from 1992. An as-new and unused book. .

$10.00

Pastoral Theology Today: All Things to All Men. Volume I and II, complete.
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Pastoral Theology Today: All Things to All Men. Volume I and II, complete.

By Cevetello, Fr. Joseph F. X. (editor).

New York.: Joseph F. Wagner.. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1965/67. Hardcover. 8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; Volume I: ix - 438 pp. Volume II: x - 422 pp. Light tan/gray cloth over boards with black lettering on the spines. A collection of 22 articles in volume one and 21 in volume two by various authors, all of whom are specialists in their fields. Contents volume I: 1 - "The Priest and the Acoholic" by Raymond Kennedy, 2 - "The Problem of Birth Control" by George Kelly, 3 - "Working with Blind People" by Richard McGuiness, 4 - "The Priest and Catholic Education" by Joseph Sharpe, 5 - "Working with the Deaf" John Hourihan, 6 - "How to Help the Drug Addict" by Daniel Egan, 7 - "Working with the Senior Citizen" by Joseph Cevetello, 8 - "Working with the Compulsive Gambler" by Joseph Cevetello, 9 - "The Sunday Sermon: How the Busy Priest Can Prepare It" by Francis MacNutt, 10 - "Working with the Homosexual" by John Harvey, 11 - "The Priest and Hospital Work" by John Mullally, 12 - "Modern Entertainment and Recreation: A Challenge to Today's Priest" by Paul Hayes, 13 - "The Priest and Mental Health" by Fulgence Buonanno, 14 - "The Priest and the Worldwide Mission Apostolate" by Ronan Hoffman, 15 - "The Parish Mission as an Apostolate" by John Keating, 15 &16 - "The Priest and the Business Man / The Priest and the Professional Person" by Francis Connell, 17 - "Directing Vocations: by Godfrey Poage, 18 - "The Priest and Teen-Age Sexuality" by Richard McCormick, 19 - "The Priest and the Exceptional (Retarded) Child" by Francis LoBianco, 20 - "The Priest and the Problem Child" by Nicholas Wegner, 21 - "The Christ-Like Priest" by Walter Curtis. Contents Volume II: 1 - "Priestly Help for Businessmen" by Raymond Baumhart and John Clark, 2 - "A New Pastoral Theology for the CCD" by Joseph Collins, 3 - "Confession - Obtaining Its Full Effects" by Russell Abata, 4 - "The Parish Priest and Family Life" by James McHugh, 5 - "Sacrificial Giving" by Edward Wahl, 6 - "The Pastoral Treatment of Compulsion in the Homosexual" John Harvey, 7 - "The Priest and Labor-Management Ethics" by Aloysius Welsh, 8 - "The Priest and the Renewed Liturgy" by James Shaughnessy, 9 - "Our Priest in Uniform" by Wilfrid Krieger, 10 - "The Priest in the Negro Community" by Joseph McGroarty, 11 - "The Newman Apostolate" by Richard Butler, 12 - "The Priest in Parish Societies" by Paul Lackner, 13 - "A Philosopher on Christian Renewal" by Russell Ruffino, 14 - "An Approach to Sex Education" by Frank Mcnulty, 15 - "Spiritual Direction" by Thomas Smith, 16 - "The Priest in Youith Work" by Gerald Ruane, 17 - "The Inner City Ministry" by John Hourihan, 18 - "Working with Women Religious" by Philip Dion, 19 - "The Priest and the International Apostolate" by George Mader, 20 - "Toward Being All Things to All Men" by Joseph Cevetello. Each piece has a selected and relevant bibliography and a short biography of the author. Both books are very clean with sound bindings and showing only mild shelf wear to the spine tips. The dust jackets have mild soiling, moderate wear to the spine tips and the jacket for volume 2 has a couple of small closed tears. .

$45.00

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