Learning to pray the Catholic way can be difficult for those who are new to the faith. What are the prayers? When do we pray them? Why do we pray them?
In A Beginner's Book of Prayer, esteemed prayer-book author and editor William G. Storey provides nearly 200 prayers of the Catholic Church for anyone needing an introduction to traditional Catholic prayers. The prayers are frequently placed in their historical and liturgical contexts, and the prayers are grouped by theme to make them easy to find. Anyone learning to pray, or simply wanting a better understanding of the prayers we pray, is sure to benefit from this book.
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.
A Prayer Book of Catholic Devotions: Best-selling author William G. Storey compiles some of the best traditional devotions to assist in daily prayer throughout the liturgical year.
Novenas: Prayers of Intercession and DevotionAn authoritative collection of some of the most popular Catholic devotions in easy-to-use prayer book form.
The Complete Rosary: A Guide to Praying the MysteriesThe only book to present the complete reform of the rosary instituted by Pope John Paul II.
A Catholic Book of Hours and Other Devotions: A Catholic Book of Hours and Other Devotions is a new take on the traditional hours of daily prayer from one of the world’s most esteemed liturgists.
Prayers of Christian Consolation: Prayers of Christian Consolation, a compilation of Catholic prayers by William G. Storey, offers consolation to those who are suffering. These Catholic prayers include psalms, hymns, poetry, prayers of saints, and traditional Catholic prayers.
A Prayer Book for Eucharistic Adoration: A Prayer Book for Eucharistic Adoration spans nearly 2,000 years of Eucharistic prayers. Author and historian of the liturgy William G. Storey has carefully translated many ancient prayer sources, which heretofore have been unavailable to lay Catholics.
A Book of Marian Prayers: A Compilation of Marian Devotions from the Second to the Twenty-First CenturyIn A Book of Marian Prayers by William G. Storey, readers will discover a vast collection of Christ-centered Marian prayers spanning nearly 19 centuries. Prayers include A Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Novenas to Mary, and much, much more.
A Book of Lenten Prayers : A Book of Lenten Prayers emphasizes the graces of Baptism and Penance, offers traditional Catholic devotions and prayers that are still relevant and meaningful today, and gives insight into the rich treasury and history of Lenten prayers.
A Book of Advent and Christmas Prayers : A unique collection of seasonal prayers and devotions selected by esteemed prayer-book author William G. Storey.
The Little Office of Jesus and Mary: This collection of devotions from William G. Storey celebrates 15 prominent feasts modeled on practices from both the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church.