The Church's Year

Author: 
Fr. Leonard Goffine
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The features of this new edition of a liturgical classic include: Sewn pages, litho-wrap printed hardcover, and high quality cream-colored text pages! A family heirloom to last generations! The perfect book for family reading.

Part I: texts and commentaries for the Epistles, Gospels, and most other Mass prayers (e.g., Introit, Collect, Gradual, etc.) for every Sunday and Holy Day of the liturgical year.

Part II: The Saints—Epistles and Gospels. Focuses on teaching doctrine and morals through the liturgy in Question & Answer format covering:

Almsgiving
Manner of Following Mass at Home
Bible and Tradition
Blessings
Process of Canonization
Excommunication
Detraction
Education of Children
Consolation in Sickness
Love of Enemies
Indulgences
Holy Orders
Why Christ Spoke in Parables
The Rosary

Processions
Relics
Holy Water
Temptation
The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
Ceremonies
Regarding the Spirit of the Liturgical Seasons
Miracles
Sacraments
Origins of Church Feasts
Drunkenness
Good Intention
More Hows? Whys? and What-fors?

The Church's Year follows the calendar in effect at the time it was originally published (1880), yet nearly all of it is applicable with the use of the 1962 Missale Romanum. Completely re-typeset.

"It will bring blessings on any house in which it is kept and used." Archbishop William Elder of Cincinnati, 1884.

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