A BEGINNER'S BOOK OF PRAYER
Subtitle: An Introduction to Traditional Catholic Prayers
Editor: William G. Storey. 224 pg. Leatherette cover.
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 Prayers of Christian Consolation, A Prayer Book of Catholic Devotions, Novenas and The Complete Rosary. He currently resides in South Bend, Indiana.