The Trappist Series: the Order 1660 to present
(1) Early La Trappe (late 1600s)
– Rancé’s Regulations –
A straightforward guide to novices on how to fit in harmoniously at each stage of the monastic day. It was leaked to the press in 1690 by a departing novice keen to share its unpretentious eagerness.
xxviii + 92 pp., with illustrations taken from old prints. $5.00.
– Mini-Biographies of Men Dying at La Trappe –
From 1675 to 1700 many young monks died of TB, prompting these exquisite obituaries.
A French-English edition has 6 mini-pages of French per letter-sized page, plus an English summary.
xl + 268 pages 11” x 8½”: $15
The English-only edition has 40 pages of those summaries (one English line for each French paragraph). Full English translation of nine of the mini-biographies, some of them annotated. This is part of the offer made below under the title La Val Sainte.
xl pages 11” x 8½”: $2.00
(2) Revolutionary Period (1789-1850)
– La Val Sainte: Augustin de Lestrange’s Narrative Introduction to his Usages of 1794 –
Written by the leader of the Trappist Odyssey during an idyllic respite in Switzerland.
Not an existing pamphlet, but now offered as an attachment or a bound print-on-demand. This is the other part of the offer made below under the title Mini-Biographies. The attachments are gratis; the printing & simple binding total $10.
– Steppingstones –
Translations of articles of Jérôme de Halgoüet on the adventures of Trappists throughout this period.
viii + 268 pp. 11” x 8.5: $15.00
(3) Recent Period (1892 to the Present)
– Folk Geography of Cistercian USA –
Two-page descriptions of the 22 Cistercian houses of men or women in the USA, as of the late 1980s.
Only the Spanish edition remains in print:
56 pages 8½” x 4¼”: $4 apiece
– Tarzan and Teresita –
First Filipino Trappist, a teenaged guerilla hero in WW II, who died as a junior under Thomas Merton.
ii + 120 pp., 8½” x 4¼” . $5.00.
-The Monks of Jordan, 1904-2004 –
A richly documented centennial history of exiled French Trappists who settled in Oregon (1904-14).
vi + 150 pp. 8½” x 4¼” clothbound: $8.00.
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To Contact Fr. Martinus Cawley:
Phone: 503-852-7174, ext. 249