Very Good. Item #000980
Buffalo: Bauch & Stoeckl Printing Co., 1935. First Edition. Signed by the author on front free endpaper with inscription "Trust the Father who has placed you / in this world to do His Will; / Trust Him when the sun shines brightly, / - when it's hidden - trust him still. Sister M. Liguori, O.S.F. June 1939."
Octavo; 430 pp +10 pp Convents / Activities list. Color portrait frontis with occasional photos and diagrams throughout. Pebbled maroon cloth with gilt stamped lettering. Boards lightly edgeworn with a few scuffs and some dust to surface. Front board opens a bit shakily, but binding is holding soundly. Pages unmarked.
Centennial biography of Mother Magdalen (Catherine) Damen (1787-1858) and a history of the Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity, the Roman Catholic congregation which she founded in 1835.