Dictionary of Catholic Devotions

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Michael J. Walsh
HarperSanFrancisco, 1993 - Religion - 366 pages
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An alphabetical reference to over 1,200 devotional objects, saints, titles, and practices in the Roman Catholic Church, past and present. While Mass is the central act of Roman Catholic worship, Catholics have also performed many other acts of devotion since the early days of the Church. This dictionary is a comprehensive catalog of Catholic devotional practices, titles, saints, shrines, and confraternities, with explanations of their history and meaning.

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Walsh is a visiting professor of journalism at Boston University.

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