|Lauds ands Vespers
This Latin/English, 1600-page prayer book
contains the texts from the Liturgy of the
Hours for Lauds (Morning Prayer) and
Vespers (Evening Prayer) for the entire
The purpose of this volume is to promote
the use of Latin in the Liturgy of the
Hours. It contains all the material in the
first edition, plus the texts for the seasons
of Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter, as
well as a section on “How to Pray Lauds
and Vespers.” There are colorful ribbons
to help mark one’s place.
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Wonderful daily meditations for the Season of Advent to guide you through each day to help you "Wait
in Joyful Hope."
Softcover - $8.00 - 75 pages
Rev. Peter M. J. Stravinskas, General Editor
From Ash Wednesday through Holy Week, including the Last Seven Words of Christ, Easter Vigil and
Softcover - $12.00 - 160 pages
|The Bible and the Mass
Rev. Peter M. J. Stravinskas
Let yourself be taken step by step through the Mass. This work explains the parts of the
Mass, giving scriptural references and explanations for the various actions and prayers.
Each chapter ends with study questions geared toward group discussion. Perfect for the
Bible study, theology class, or prayer group, or to simply deepen your own understanding
of the Church's highest form of prayer, the Eucharistic Sacrifice.
softcover - $10.00 - 123 pages
The Scriptural, Historical, Spiritual, and Psychological Roots
Rev. Peter M. J. Stravinskas, Editor
This anthology of essays has for the majority of its authors either Protestants or converts to the
Catholic Faith. At once theologically and historically precise, it is intensely practical, helping the
reader to appreciate that charism rightly dubbed by Pope Paul VI as "the jewel of the priesthood."
Softcover - $15.00 - 174 pages
|Newman's Idea of a University
The American Response
Edited by Rev. Peter M. J. Stravinskas and Patrick J. Reilly
Papers presented at the November 2001 conference of the Cardinal Newman Society in Washington D.C.
This small volume contains a variety of weighty topics concerning the Catholic university in America as
treated by practitioners in the field of higher education, including the Revs. Ian Ker, Stephen M. Fields,
S.J., C. John McCloskey, Peter Stravinskas, and Professors William Marshner, Alan Kors, John E. Murray,
with a foreword and conclusion by two prelates committed to the advancement of Catholic academic
excellence. Archbishop Elden Francis Curtiss of Omaha and Every Cardinal Dulles, S.J. Those especially
interested in the preservation/recapturing of Catholic identity at Catholic universities will gain a new
appreciation for the university as a gift to the world, born from "the heart of the Church."
Softcover - $15.00 - 107 pages
Recovering a Catholic Philosophy of Elementary Education
by Curtis L. Hancock
A book long-awaited, this text examines elementary education in light of Catholic philosophy,
revealing many of the unexamined presuppositions that underlie various forms of education
practiced today. Professor Hancock shows that a truly Catholic philosophy of education is
capable of understanding and responding to these currents clearly, critically and profitably.
This work is ideal for use in philosophy of education courses at the graduate and
undergraduate levels, as well as serving as a source-book for the in-service programs for
Catholic elementary school teachers, indeed the first book of its kind in English in more than
Softcover - $20.00 - 142 pages
|PRAYER IN NEWMAN
Giovanni Velocci, C.SS.R.
Translated, with an Introduction, by
Rev. Nicholas L. Gregoris
Thanks to the skill of Father Nicholas Gregoris, the publication in English translation
of Giovanni Velocci’s important work Prayer in Newman will bring before a wider audience
a significant study. In a few pages are drawn together from Newman’s sermons and meditations,
both Anglican and Catholic, his reflections on the life of prayer. Moreover, this little work reveals Newman himself to be a masterful
teacher of the art of prayer and - most important - to be
essentially a man of prayer. In Father Velocci’s memorable phrase, “prayer became the preferred occupation of Newman.”
As the cause for Cardinal Newman’s canonization continues to advance, this timely translation,
will serve to highlight the central fact that we find in Newman’s inner life that profound longing
for union with God in prayer which is surely the hallmark of saints.
-The Very Reverend Paul Chavasse of the Birmingham Oratory - Postulater of the cause for the Canonization of
The Reverend Giovanni Velocci, a priest of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (popularly known as the Redemptorists), is
a professor of Church history and the history of theology. He is also widely acknowledged as a preeminent Newman scholar, with
numerous works published in this field. Of particular interest to readers of the present volume is his book Newman: Il Coraggio
della Verità (Newman: The Courage of the Truth).
The Reverend Nicholas L. Gregoris, a member of the Priestly Society of the Venerable John Henry Cardinal Newman, holds a
bachelor’s degree in theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University and a licentiate and doctorate in theology from the Pontifical
Theological Faculty of the Marianum in Rome. He is the author of many articles, as well as “The Daughter of Eve Unfallen”: Mary in
the Theology and Spirituality of John Henry Newman (Newman House Press).
Paperback 96 Pages - $9.00
"The Daughter of Eve Unfallen"
Mary in the Theology and Spirituality of
John Henry Newman
Rev. Nicholas L. Gregoris, S.T.D.
This book focuses on Mary's cooperation in the work of salvation, with particular attention to what
Cardinal Newman has to say on her role of mediation in her son's redemptive sacrifice, using his
writing and theological principles to help see the best - and truly traditional way - of both
understanding and using these titles. A reference point for all who will in the future write on the
subject of Our Lady, especially on her cooperation in the work of redemption.
Softcover - $18.00 - 652 pages
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Fr. Peter M.J. Stravinskas
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