- St. John Vianney
Author: Fr. George Rutler
"Everyone who thinks Vianney is already well known will find not simply new information, but what has new meaning for each discoverer. That meaning may well differ for each reader. The descriptions of the Curé's encounters with Satan and "his lesser angels" and of the hours in the confessional were my own personal crucial rediscoveries. The retreat by Pope John Paul II given at Ars is an extraordinary bonus in this extraordinary work.... An important, fascinating work by an important, fascinating author."
— John Cardinal O'Connor
the Curé of Ars, we have an incomparable guide. He remains for all an
unequalled model both of the carrying out of the ministry and of the holiness
of the minister."
— Pope John Paul II
is a very unusual, perhaps even a unique biography. Father Rutler does more
than give the "facts" about the life of the Curé of Ars. With
bold strokes, like a master Chinese calligrapher, he captures the spirit of
the age in which he lived, unveils the sanctity of a humble parish priest, and
gets to the heart of what it means to be a priest—not just then, but now
and for all time. Along the way Father Rutler brilliantly shows that the Curé
of Ars is a priest for all seasons."
— Kenneth Baker, S.J. Editor, Homiletic and Pastoral Review
Fr. George Rutler, a graduate of Dartmouth and the Angelicum, is a parish priest and a university chaplain for the New York Archdiocese. His previous books include Beyond Modernity.
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Author: Fr. George Rutler
Length: 230 pages
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Product Description Stories of Hymns Fr. George Rutler This collection of great hymns from the early Patristic period to the twentieth century offers inspiring accounts of their authors, composers and events connected to these hymns, as well as their significance for theology and music. It comes at a time of musical impoverishment in worship and general liturgical chaos, but also a time of sober reflection and the widespread desire to recover a rich musical legacy. This book is unique as a Catholic study of hymnody. This collection introduces Catholics to many forgotten works of their own tradition, as well as many great hymns still sung today. It also treats sacred song from the Byzantine and Protestant cultures which are suitable for Catholic doxology. Most of all, it will be an inspiration for the spiritual life since, as St. Augustine said, "He who sings, prays twice." "Father Rutler is known far and wide for his ability to turn a phrase and give an incisive comment. Here he considers nearly 100 hymns of fine artistic and theological quality, giving interesting information about the texts, the music and the composers." -Rev. Msgr. Richard Schuler, Editor, Sacred Music "This is a classy book with the hymns and the marvelous scholarly annotations by the inimitable Father Rutler. Indispensable to every library." -William F. Buckley Sewn Softcover
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APOLOGETICS A Philosophic Defense and Explanation of the Catholic Religion By Msgr. Paul J. Glenn, Ph.D.
TRUE CHURCH QUIZZES by Frs. Rumble and Carty
BIBLE QUIZZES By Frs. Rumble and Carty
BIRTH PREVENTION QUIZZES By Frs. Rumble and Carty
VIRGIN AND STATUE WORSHIP BY Frs. Rumble and Carty
CONFESSION QUIZZES By Frs. Rumble and Carty
EUCHARIST QUIZZES By Frs. Rumble and Carty
HELL QUIZZES By Frs. Rumble and Carty
QUIZZES, PURGATORY QUIZZES, TRUE CHURCH QUIZZES,
VIRGIN AND STATUE WORSHIP, By Frs. Rumble and Carty
THE CATHOLIC ANSWER TO THE JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES - A Challenge Accepted By Louise D'Angelo
CATHOLIC APOLOGETICS TODAY By Fr. William Most
THE CATHOLIC CHURCH HAS THE ANSWER By Fr. Whitcomb
THE CATHOLIC CONTROVERSY By St. Francis de Sales
CHATS WITH CONVERTS A Complete Explanation and Proof of Catholic Belief By Fr. M.D. Forrest, M.S.C. Preface By Bishop Sheen
COLLEGE APOLOGETICS Proof of the Truth of the Catholic Faith By Fr. Anthony F. Alexander
CONFESSION OF A ROMAN CATHOLIC By Whitcomb
THE FAITH OF OUR FATHERS By James Cardinal Gibbons
HELL plus HOW TO AVOID HELL By Fr. F.X. Schouppe, S.J. & Thomas A. Nelson
THE INCREDIBLE CREED OF THE JEHOVAH WITNESSES By Rev. Leslie Rumble
RADIO REPLIES By Frs. Rumble & Carty
REBUILDING A LOST FAITH BY AN AMERICAN AGNOSTIC By John L. Stoddard
WHAT FAITH REALLY MEANS By Rev. Henry G. Graham, M.A.
CATHOLIC APOLOGETICS Book IV By Fr. John Laux, M.A.
CHIEF TRUTHS OF THE FAITH A Course in Religion, Book I By Fr. John Laux, M.A.
MASS AND THE SACRAMENTS A COURSE IN RELIGION BOOK II By Fr. John Laux, M.A.
CATHOLIC MORALITY A Course in Religion, Book III By Fr. John Laux, M.A.
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