Beginner's Book of Prayer

by William G. Storey

Beginner's Book of Prayer
Publication date: 2009-09-30
Number of pages: 224
ISBN: 9780829427929

These 200 prayers of the Catholic Church will benefit those needing an introduction to traditional prayers.


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 was professor emeritus of Liturgy and Church History at the University of Notre Dame. He 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).

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