Invocations and Other Prayers
(Berkeley): (James J. Gillick), (1953). Second Printing. 12mo. 5.5 x 7.75 in. ix + [i], 68 + , [3 blanks] pp. Original indigo paper boards, printed in red on upper cover. Contains invocations by Monsignor CHARLES A. RAMM, D.D., LL.D for Public Events of Civil & National Import, University Ceremonies, In Time of War and of the Peace Following, For Hospitals, and for Various Occasions (including 'Address before a Marriage Ceremony'). Edited by Sister CATHERINE MARIE LILLY, O.P. Title page & headings printed in red. Approbations. Very good. Ding to upper edge of spine. Binding square & tight, text clean & bright.
Native Californian CHARLES A. RAMM (1863-1951) was an all-American football star, Catholic convert, and priest, who wrote the famous wedding exhortation, 'You are about to enter into a union which is most sacred and most serious.... That future...its hopes and its disappointments, its successes and its failures, its pleasures and its pains, its joys and its sorrows, are all hidden from your eyes....'.