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Prayers of Christian Consolationby William G. Storey
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Our spiritual lives can easily suffer amid the chaos of the Christmas Season if we don’t take time to quiet our hearts and reflect on God becoming human. A Book of Advent and Christmas Prayers by William G. Storey is a much-needed solution to this perennial problem. A concise yet comprehensive collection of Advent and Christmas prayers, this book is uniquely organized around the story of the Incarnation, beginning with the Immaculate Conception of Mary and continuing all the way through Jesus’ appearance in the Temple at age 12.
Divided into three main sections—Prayers for Christmas and Advent, Devotions for Advent, and Devotions for Christmastide—Storey includes many deeply meaningful yet virtually unknown ancient prayers of the Church, some of them translated into contemporary language for the first time.
A concise yet comprehensive collection of Advent and Christmas prayers, this book is uniquely organized around the story of the Incarnation, beginning with the Immaculate Conception of Mary and continuing all the way through Jesus’ appearance in the Temple at age 12.
This leatherette collection of devotions from renowned and best-selling Christian author William G. Storey celebrates 15 prominent feasts (10 for Jesus and five for Mary) is modeled on practices from both the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church.
A Book of Lenten Prayers emphasizes the graces of Baptism and Penance, offers traditional Catholic devotions and prayers that are still relevant and meaningful today, and gives insight into the rich treasury and history of Lenten prayers. This is a concise but complete collection of the best Lenten prayers compiled by esteemed prayer-book author, William G. Storey. A Book of Lenten Prayers offers a comprehensive collection of vibrant, moving prayers that can be prayed individually or in groups during Lent. These prayers will enrich readers’ experience of Lent and help them grow closer to Christ during this most reflective and solemn time in the Church year.
This book of Catholic prayers for times of hardship, compiled by eminent prayer book editor William G. Storey, offers consolation to those who suffer sickness, pain, and loss, and reminds those who are dealing with hardship that God in Christ is ever present to them. These Catholic prayers, drawn from all parts of the Catholic tradition, include canticles and psalms from the Old Testament, hymns and passages from the New Testament, poetry and prose from many eras of Christian history, Catholic prayers of saints and mystics, and traditional Catholic prayers of the Church.Prayers of Christian Consolation is a helpful resource not only for those who suffer, but also for anyone who ministers to them in their time of need.
About the Author
William G. Storey, professor emeritus of Liturgy and Church History at the University of Notre Dame, compiled, translated, and edited several books of prayer, including A Book of Marian Prayers, A Prayer Book of Catholic Devotions, and Novenas. He resided in South Bend, IN, until his passing on January 16, 2014.
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