Item description for A Prayer Book of Catholic Devotions: Praying the Seasons and Feasts of the Church Year by William G. Storey...
Overview Best-selling author William G. Storey compiles some of the best traditional devotions to assist in daily prayer throughout the liturgical year. Strongly Biblical in tone and content, A Prayer Book of Catholic Devotions was written to carry out a Vatican mandate which promotes the revival of traditional Catholic devotions. In the first devotional prayer book based on the liturgical year, Storey uses psalms, canticles, Scripture readings, and traditional prayers to celebrate the holy seasons of the year, from Advent and Christmas to Lent and Easter. Concentrating specifically on Jesus and Mary, Storey presents devotions from throughout the ages, both official and unofficial, that have found a special place in the lives of Catholics.
Publishers Description This Catholic prayer book by best-selling author William G. Storey contains some of the best traditional devotions to assist in daily prayer throughout the liturgical year. Strongly biblical in tone and content, "A Prayer Book of Catholic Devotions" was written to carry out a Vatican mandate which promotes the revival of traditional Catholic devotions. This leatherette Catholic prayer book is the first devotional book based on the liturgical year; psalms, canticles, Scripture readings, and traditional prayers help readers celebrate the holy seasons of the year.
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More About William G. Storey
William G. Storey is professor emeritus of Liturgy and Church History at the University of Notre Dame. He has compiled, translated, and edited many books of prayer, including"A Prayer Book of Catholic Devotions, Novenas"and"The Complete Rosary"(Loyola Press), and"Lord, Hear Our Prayer"and"Hail Mary"(Ave Maria Press). He currently resides in South Bend, Indiana."
William G. Storey currently resides in South Bend, in the state of Indiana.
Reviews - What do customers think about A Prayer Book of Catholic Devotions: Praying the Seasons and Feasts of the Church Year?
A beautifully printed small prayer book Apr 28, 2008
I was pleasantly surprised by the high-quality printing and binding for the low price.
This kind of prayer book is unusual because it is organized by the liturgical seasons of the Church Year. It is in clear language and provides additional information about the prayers that could be informative to beginning users.
Prayer book of Catholic Devotions opinion Mar 22, 2007
I am disappointed in this book. It does not cover the entire year, nor does it provide an order of service for family prayer for any hours of the day. I expect a prayer book to offer one or more outlines for family or indivdual prayer at least fof morning, noon, evening and bedtime. (Matins/Lauds, Sext, Vespers, and Compline). Tis book does not. Nor were the common litanies to be found. My wife likes the book a good deal more than I and uses it regularly. It did not cost so much that my disappointment is causing me any problem.