Religious Orders & Congregations / Lay Confraternities
Philadelphia 1850-1925 [story of hardship & privations on the one hand, but joy on the other for those sisters whose task was the reformation...
Author: Member of the Order, by a
God Is My Life:
The Story of Our Lady of Gethsemani [captures the religious fervor & daily life of the Trappist monastery in pictures]
Author: Burden, Shirley, photographs by / Thomas Merton, intro by
In the Shadow of Our Lady of the Cenacle:
[founded by Bl. Therese Couderc in 1826; history of the Cenacle nuns 1st established in the US in 1892. Known for their work in the retreat movement]
Author: Lynch, Mother Helen M. / Very Rev Edward J. Walsh, intro by
Franciscans Came First, The
[the extraordinary & courageous role the pioneer Franciscans played in this stirring chronicle in the development of Mexico & Western US, a...
Author: Royer, Fanchon
Rule and Constitutions:
Franciscan Third Order [introduction to the third order, essential structure (nature/purpose, enrollment, novitiate, etc), its way of life...
Author: Federated Provinces of the Third Order of North America, authorized by
Sisters of Saint Joseph of Rochester
[a marvelous story of faith, hope & suffering in their origin, growth & work within the diocese: their principal work in New York was...
Author: Sister of St Joseph, a
Sisters of Mercy of Harrisburg, The:
Author: McEntee, Sr Mary Veronica, RSM / Most Rev George L. Leech, foreword by
Canonicorum Regularium Sodalitates
[historical account up to the present of the Orders following St. Augustine's Rule, texts translated into 4 languages: Italian, French, English...
Author: Fank, Pius, CR, ed
Ceremonial of the Catholic Order of Foresters
[abbreviations & badge emblems, jewels to be worn, ceremonies, meetings, initations, installation of officers, laws relating to ceremonial, etc]
Author: High Court, revised & approved by
History of Mother Seton's Daughters, The:
The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati Ohio 1809-1917 [in 3 vols]
Author: McCann, Sr M. Agnes / preface by Peter Guilday
Like a Swarm of Bees:
Sisters of Saint Joseph of Buffalo [their work consists in teaching the deaf, setting up & running hospitals, homes, schools & other works...
Author: Immaculata, Sr. M., SSJ
Necrology of St Anthony of Padua Province Order of Friars...
Brief Biographical Notes of the LivesFriars...Who Have Died Since the Founding of the Province in 1905
Author: Roskwitalski, Rev George M., OFMConv., foreword by
On Good Ground:
The Story of the Sisters of St. Joseph in St. Paul [Minnesota] [a history of their marvelous work in high schools, grade schools, hospitals,...
Author: Hurley, Sr Helen Angela / [Fr] William Bush, foreword by
From Dusk to Dawn:
A History of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Newark, New Jersey [salvation of souls, care & training of working girls, curing of bodily ills,...
Author: McCaffrey, Fr P. R., O.Carm
Miracles on Tap
[incredible story of the Legion of Mary & its founder, Frank Duff, a lay organization whose members strive for personal sanctity in order to...
Author: Duff, Frank / Denis McAuliffe, OP, ed & intro by
[steeped in Franciscana, the author reveals his gifts of insight & imaginative sympathy]
Author: Goad, Harold Elsdale (non-Cath)
Benedictine Bibliography, A:
An Author-Subject Union List [works published by Benedictine writers, excellent for source work for anyone researching or interested in monasticism...
Author: Kapsner, Fr Oliver L., OSB, ed. / Anselmo M. Cardinal Albareda, OSB, foreword by
Better a Day
[stirring life stories of 15 Jesuit brothers, each helping to build up the Order: Bro Nicholas Owen, maker of priest hiding places during the 17th...
Author: Leary, John P., SJ, ed.
Daughters of St Paul:
Twenty-fifth Anniversary in the United States of America 1932-1957 [founded in 1915, their apostolate is the salvation of souls in the spreading of...
From Desenzano to "The Pines":
A sketch of the history of the Ursulines of Ontario, with a brief history of the Order compiled from various sources
Author: M. St Paul, Mother, OSU
History of the Little Sisters of the Poor
[places before the eyes of all an example of humble religious who devote themselves to the works of charity most repugnant to nature; shows that...
Author: Leroy, Rev. A.[lexander] [CSSp] / S. Card. Vennutelli, approbation intro by
Holy Family Sisters of San Francisco, The:
A Sketch of Their First Fifty Years (1872-1922)
Author: Kavanagh, Fr. D. J., SJ / foreword by Archbp Edward J. Hanna
Holy Rule of Our Most Holy Father Saint Benedict, The
Author: Benedictines of St Meinrad Abbey, eds.