Item description for Treasury Of Novenas by Lawrence G. Lovasik...
Overview More than 40 popular Novenas carefully arranged for private prayer in accord with the Liturgical Year on the Feasts of Jesus, Mary, and Favorite Saints.
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Studio: Catholic Book Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.4" Width: 4.4" Height: 0.9" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1988
Publisher CATHOLIC BOOK PUBLISHING #547
ISBN 0899423450 ISBN13 9780899423456
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More About Lawrence G. Lovasik
Rev. Lawrence Lovasik, SVD was born on June 22, 1913 in Tarentum, Pennsylvania. He attended primary school at Saint Clement School before continuing on to Divine Word minor seminary and college in Girard, Pennsylvania. He graduated in 1931.
Father Lovasik then entered the Divine Word Major Seminary in Techny, Illinois, where he graduated in 1938. After completing his theological studies at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Father Lovasik was ordained a missionary priest of the Society of the Divine Word on August 14, 1938.
Father Lovasik spent several years as a teacher and Prefect of Seminarians for the Society of the Divine Word. For over forty years, he preached parish missions throughout the Eastern United States and conducted retreats throughout the world.
In 1954, Father Lovasik founded the Sisters of the Divine Spirit, a missionary congregation of women religious. In 1967, he founded the Family Service Corps, a secular institute devoted to charitable work for the sick, elderly and needy.
Father Lovasik said his life's ideal was to make God more known and loved through his writings. He published more than 30 books and over 75 pamphlets including prayer books, Bible stories for children, lives of the saints, and catechisms.
Father Lovasik retired from missionary work in 1982. He died on June 9, 1986.
Lawrence G. Lovasik lived in Pittsburgh. Lawrence G. Lovasik was born in 1913 and died in 1986.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Treasury Of Novenas?
More Than Just Novenas Jan 10, 2007
I have sent this book to several people who cherish it. It has a Novena for most liturgical seasons of the year and prayers for all our spiritual, physical and emotional needs. Tresaury of Novenas also contains prayers to invoke the assistance of various, powerful saints in the church: St. Joseph, St. Therese of Lisieux, St Peregrine and others. Peace and blessings!
everything i hoped for Jan 3, 2007
this little book has a prayer for every occasion and is a pricless purchase. It will help you build a lasting and loving relationship with god.
A Book Of Prayers - A Book Of Prayer Nov 26, 2006
The oldest spiritual practice is that of "prayer" - of speaking to and with God. The Old Testament is a kaleidoscope of prayer experiences . . . as is the New Testament.
Jesus Himself prayed to His Father, often isolating Himself and even secluding Himself for forty days in the desert to "pray and fast".
And so we ourselves find it part of our very nature and heritage as "human beings" to spend time in prayer and converse with God . . . often we can do this quite spontaneously . . .expressing our needs to our Father in heaven - our pain and hurts . . . our sorrows . . our joys and thankfulness . . . our smiles and our tears . . . but at other times we are less concentrated . . . less recollected perhaps . . . and words and thoughts which we can hear or read are able to help guide and assist our own thoughts and expression.
A book of prayers comes along as a "piritual friend" or prayer partner. So it is always good to have a book of prayer which can anchor our prayers in sound doctine and well established spiritual truth.
Such a book is "Treasury Of Novena" by Rev. Lawrence Lovasik. Whether one chooses to emply the pages to pray "novenas" (prayers prayed for nine successive days) or just to read and use for prayer meditations, this volume will be a helpful part of one's prayerlife. The prayers provide one with a wealth of spiritual reference points to think on and medicate on "God" and the things of God . . . and even helps to express and phrase our own daily needs in a reverent and prayerful way to clarify, not so much to God's mind as to our "own minds" exactly what our true needs are - in daily living and on our spiritual pilgrimage.
You might use this volume daily . . . perhaps only from time to time when you feel the need to "fill in' some spiritual dry spots in your prayer life. But it is a good book to have and a good book to have available when you feel the need.
A Must for Any Catholic May 29, 2006
This book presents the novenas in an orderly way and truly helps you become closer to God. Highly recommended!
Great Source of Inspiration Aug 11, 2003
Treasury of Novenas by Lawrence G. Lovasik is a wonderful and insighful book filled with many novenas. Included are novenas to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Immaculate Heart of Mary, as well as novenas to the saints. I highly recommend this book for anyone who is looking for spiritual guidance. Praying novenas has done a tremendous amount for me, and has helped bring me closer to God.