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Polish Bible and Catechism(?) - late 1800s
« on: November 28, 2018, 02:00:33 PM »
Saw this on the goodwill site.

https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/60678474

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Polish-Catholic Religious Gospel Teaching Bible

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•Polish-Catholic vintage gospel/ teachings book written in their language
•Rough translation via Google:
•Book for the enlightenment and building up of the Christian and Catholic soul, a short lecture of the Gospel and Sunday on Sundays and all together with the teaching of faith and custom which explains the Church year, the most important Holy Mass, home and sickness, the Way of the Cross, and also the Saints' resurrections venerated by the Polish-Catholic people. [See 4th image below for original page]
•Copyright: 1893, assumed from information inside
•Page Count: 976
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Re: Polish Bible and Catechism(?) - late 1800s
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2018, 02:29:23 PM »
Gonna have to Polish off my Slavic dictionary.
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Re: Polish Bible and Catechism(?) - late 1800s
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2018, 02:40:07 PM »
this is a polish version of this book
https://angeluspress.org/products/the-churchs-year

THE CHURCH'S YEAR
Fr. Leonard Goffine
"These things I have spoken to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you shall have distress: but have confidence, I have overcome the world." John 16:33
 
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Re: Polish Bible and Catechism(?) - late 1800s
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2018, 03:53:18 PM »
Martin, thank you for your awareness of this.

How is the English version? Are the explanations of the Gospels and such pretty good or just very cursory?

If you have it, can you take a few pictures of a few pages and upload?

Seems like it might be a good addition to the family library?
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Re: Polish Bible and Catechism(?) - late 1800s
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2018, 05:02:14 PM »
Martin, thank you for your awareness of this.

How is the English version? Are the explanations of the Gospels and such pretty good or just very cursory?

If you have it, can you take a few pictures of a few pages and upload?

Seems like it might be a good addition to the family library?
I got it from the angeluspress but it is also available online in various formats: (sanctamissa page seems to be most user friendly)
https://archive.org/details/goffinesdevoutin00goffuoft/page/n9

https://archive.org/details/GoffinesDevoutInstructions/page/n101

https://sanctamissa.org/en/spirituality/spirituality-of-the-liturgical-year/goffine-church-year/

http://www.sspxasia.com/Documents/The_Church_Year/
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