Prayer and Practice in the American Catholic Community

Prayer and Practice in the American Catholic Community

by Joseph P. Chinnici
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1570753423

ISBN-13: 9781570753428

Pub. Date: 11/28/2000

Publisher: Orbis Books

Prayer and Practice is a treasury of ninety-three original documents portraying the relationship of prayer and spirituality with the public life of American Catholicism. This book offers a glimpse at how handing on the faith, living a life of prayer, and finding their way in a new land are kaleidoscopically related in the American Catholic experience.

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Prayer and Practice is a treasury of ninety-three original documents portraying the relationship of prayer and spirituality with the public life of American Catholicism. This book offers a glimpse at how handing on the faith, living a life of prayer, and finding their way in a new land are kaleidoscopically related in the American Catholic experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570753428
Publisher:
Orbis Books
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Series:
American Catholic Identities Series
Pages:
301
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxiii
Acknowledgmentsxvii
General Introductionxxi
Part 1Foundations: 1785-1865
Introduction1
1.Handing on the Faith: The Catechetical Tradition, 1785-934
2.Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, 17926
3.Sunday Obligation without a Priest, 179812
4.Confraternal Prayer, 180513
5.Ecclesiastical Discipline and Community Formation, 181017
6.Early Rites of Passage, 182618
7.The First Council of Baltimore, 182921
8.Sunday Observance in Protestant and Catholic America, 184023
9.The Story of a Conversion, 1845-5426
10.A Popular Image of the Church, 184628
11.The Practice of Retreat, 184629
12.A Bishop's Interior Life, 185032
13.Pastoral on the Immaculate Conception, 185435
14.A Model of Sanctity, 185738
15.The Sacramental: Universal Access to the Holy, 185842
16.The Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Peace, 186045
17.The Practice of Lenten Penance, 186248
18.Praying for Peace during the Civil War, 186351
19.Prayer and Charity during the Civil War, 186554
Part 2Construction of an American Catholic Identity: 1866-1917
Introduction55
20.The Work of the Association of the Perpetual Rosary, 186659
21.Promotion of Uniformity of Discipline, 186662
22."History of the Sodalities," 186663
23.Sunday Morning at St. Stephen's, New York, 186865
24.Devotional Life in the Gilded Age, 1870-8569
25.Prayer Life in a Rural Parish, 1870-190071
26.A Pastoral Letter on the Sacred Heart, 187374
27.An Act of Consecration to the Sacred Heart, 187476
28.Using a Sacramental, 1876-191778
29.A Missionary Model of Holiness, 1880-190082
30.An American Model of Holiness, 188384
31.The Choice of a Way of Life, 188388
32.Catechisms and Prayer Books, 188490
33.A Native American Rite of Passage, 188493
34.The Religious Meaning of Mortification, 188894
35.Appeal to the Charitable on Behalf of the Colored Missions, 189096
36.The Use of Sacred Images, 1892100
37.The Promotion of Devotion to the Blessed Sacrament, 1895103
38.Litany for the Conversion of America, 1908107
39.The Drama of the Passion Unfolds in the West, 1910109
40.A Visit to the Blessed Sacrament, 1916113
Part 3The Era of Catholic Action: 1918-45
Introduction115
41.Postwar Social and Spiritual Reconstruction, 1919118
42.The Spiritual Retreat for Women, 1922124
43.The Apostolate of the Choir Singer, 1923126
44.The Example of the Saints, 1925128
45.The Meaning of Suffering, 1927129
46.A Geography of Prayer, 1927131
47.A View from the Outside, 1928133
48.The Popularity of the Liturgical Movement, 1928135
49.Devotions in Troubled Times, 1930138
50.The Practice of Frequent Communion, 1930142
51.Learning to Pray by Doing, 1930146
52.Roman Catholicism--a Liberal Appraisal, 1931148
53.The Liturgy and Social Reconstruction, 1935150
54.The Spiritual Foundations of Catholic Action, 1935152
55.A New Social Catholicism, 1936156
56.Cardinal Mundelein Extols Frances Cabrini as a "Real Christian Heroine," 1938159
57.The Way of the Cross, 1939162
58.A Student Plan for Catholic Action, 1941164
59.The Divine Ideal of Holiness, 1942169
60."A Surge to the New Testament," 1943174
61.A Program for the Christian Family, 1944-45176
Part 4Fruition of Early Reforms: 1946-79
Introduction181
62.A Postwar Revival, 1945185
63.Mary, Model of a Woman's Spirituality, 1949192
64.Katherine Burton Reflects on Her Conversion, 1949194
65.Grandma Tinley Reads from the Bible, 1950197
66.Enthronement of the Sacred Heart in the Home, 1950s199
67.The Mystical Body and the Mass, 1951205
68.Patrick Peyton Explains the Rosary, 1951209
69.The U.S. Catholic Bishops Publish National Regulations on Fast and Abstinence, 1951213
70.Why Catholics Read the Bible, 1952215
71.A New American Ritual, 1952-54218
72.Fulton J. Sheen's Television Chalk Talks on Reparation, 1953222
73.Catholics as Practical Secularists, 1953225
74.The Parish Is Our Family, 1953228
75.Women's Apostolic Spirituality, 1956231
76.The Christian Family Movement and the Mystical Body, 1957234
77.Mission Circles Tabulate Their Work, 1959237
78.Making Community Prayer More Liturgical, 1965239
79.An Early Survey on Liturgical Change, 1964242
80.The Way of the Cross Moves to the Streets, 1965246
81.The Traumas of Change, 1965250
82.A Postconciliar Piety Void? 1966253
83.Richmond Synod's Directives on Ecumenism, 1966258
84.A New Approach to Penance, 1966260
85.Latin Americans' Request to Update the Family Rosary Crusade, 1966263
86.The Birth of Catholic Pentecostalism, 1967-70267
87.The House of Prayer Movement, 1969270
88.Revitalizing Contemplative Prayer, 1969273
89.The Renewal of the Retreat Movement, 1973276
90.The Distribution of the Eucharist, 1976280
91.The U.S. Bishops Introduce the Theme of the International Eucharistic Congress, 1976282
92.Spiritual Sources Gathered from Mystics of East and West, 1977285
93.The Sisters of St. Agnes Compile a Creed, 1979288
Index291

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