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The Works of St. Alphonsus Liguori (7 vols.)
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Immerse yourself in the philosophy and teaching of Doctor of the Church St. Alphonsus Liguori. Offering seven of his classic works, this collection spans theology, Scripture commentary, Mariology, and more.

Pore over 53 Sunday sermons given by the saint, reflect on the Eucharist and Christ’s Passion, and explore the nature of grace with Ligouri’s guidance. These works offer valuable insights on foundational Catholic teachings and will earn a place in any scholar’s library.

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Key Features

  • Presents classic works on Catholic theology by a Doctor of the Church
  • Includes Scripture commentary with Latin and English translation
  • Offers over 120 sermons, discourses, and meditations on a variety of subjects

Product Details

Individual Titles

The Divine Office

  • Author: Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
  • Publisher: Benziger Brothers
  • Publication Date: 1889
  • Pages: 524

The Divine Office contains St. Alphonsus’ explanation of the Psalms and Canticles. He takes each verse of the psalms separately, and gives of it extended paraphrase, interspersed by diverse explanations. The Latin text and English translation is given for each psalm, and St. Alphonsus provides a seven-part introduction on the nature, composition, and authorship of the psalms.

The Glories of Mary

  • Author: Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
  • Publisher: P. J. Kennedy & Sons
  • Publication Date: 1888
  • Pages: 802

In The Glories of Mary, St. Alphonsus defends Mariology and includes numerous citations from the Church Fathers and the Doctors of the Church in favor of devotion to the Virgin Mary. A classic in the field of Roman Catholic Mariology, this volume also includes “Of the Virtues of the Most Holy Mary,” as well as Marian prayers, meditations, and devotions.

The Great Means of Salvation and of Perfection

  • Author: Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
  • Publisher: Benziger Brothers
  • Publication Date: 1886
  • Pages: 516

St. Alphonsus Liguori’s classic work on salvation first focuses on the necessity and power of prayer, and then the conditions necessary to make it efficacious with God. Then Liguori explores the nature of grace, and shows that the grace of prayer is given to all.

The Holy Eucharist

  • Author: Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
  • Publisher: Benziger Brothers
  • Publication Date: 1887
  • Pages: 511

Centered on the Holy Eucharist, this collection of St. Alphonsus Liguori’s writings include the following six works:

  • The Sacrifice of Jesus Christ
  • Visits to the Blessed Sacrament and to the Blessed Virgin
  • Meditations for the Octave of Corpus Christi
  • Novena to the Sacred Heart
  • The Practice of the Love of Jesus Christ
  • Meditations

The Incarnation, Birth and Infancy of Jesus Christ, or, The Mysteries of Faith

  • Author: Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
  • Publisher: Benziger Brothers
  • Publication Date: 1887
  • Pages: 469

This volume contains over 70 discourses and meditations on celebrating the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas. Also included are hymns, prayers, maxims, and other miscellaneous writings of St. Alphonsus Liguori.

The Passion and the Death of Jesus Christ

  • Author: Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
  • Publisher: Benziger Brothers
  • Publication Date: 1887
  • Pages: 502

This volume is entirely devoted to the Passion of Jesus Christ. It consists of five parts:

  • Reflections on the Passion
  • The Simple Exposition of the Passion
  • Considerations
  • Meditations
  • Other Exercises of Piety

Sermons for All the Sundays in the Year

  • Author: Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
  • Publisher: James Duffy & Sons
  • Publication Date: 1882
  • Pages: 414

Sermons for All the Sundays in the Year includes 53 sermons by St. Alphonsus Liguori. Topics include judgment, salvation, sin, hell, heaven, bad habits, anger, love, communion, charity, prayer, and more. Also included is St. Alphonsus’ essay “Instructions to Preachers.”

About the Author

Saint Alphonsus Maria de Liguori (September 27, 1696–August 1, 1787) was an Italian Catholic bishop, spiritual writer, scholastic philosopher and theologian, and founder of the Redemptorists, an influential religious order. He was canonized in 1839 by Pope Gregory XVI and declared a Doctor of the Church.