See these worth-it books:

  • The Liturgical Year: Christmas, by the Right Rev. Dom Prosper Guéranger, Abbot of Solesmes, translated by the Rev. Dom Laurence Shepherd. In 2 volumes, which form the 2nd and 3rd volume of Abbot Guéranger’s monumental 15-volume series, The Liturgical Year.
    • The work was republished with the Jubilee Year 2000 Limited Edition of the 15-volume The Liturgical Year (Fitzwilliam, NH: Loreto Publications, 2000). The printed book may be purchased, singly or as part of the series, on this page of Loreto Publications, and at Angelus Press.

For the support of faithful Catholic publishers, we ask all readers of material means to purchase the books. (Note that the Project receives no ad revenue nor any commission from such purchases.) Nonetheless, for the benefit of those without ample temporal wealth, we post the following link(s) to legally free or online copies of the ebooks–with the request that, if they read it to their edification, they purchase the text from faithful Catholic publishers when they gain the means to do so:

  • The 3rd edition (Worcester, Stanbrook Abbey; London: Burns & Oates, R. & T. Washbourne, Art & Book Co.; Dublin: James Duffy & Co.; St. Louis: B. Herder, 1904) is available in pdf, mobi, epub, and other formats at Internet Archive: Volume I and Volume II.
  • The 2nd edition (Dublin: James Duffy, 1886) is likewise available at Internet Archive: Volume I and Volume II; and at Open Library: Volume I and Volume II. Volume I is also available at Forgotten Books.
  • The 1st edition (Dublin, London: James Duffy, 1868) is similarly available at Internet Archive: Volume I and Volume II. It is also available, together with the entire 15-volume series, The Liturgical Year, at the HathiTrust Digital Library. Volume II also available at Forgotten Books.

On the Vigil of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Christmas Eve) in the one true and Catholic Church. For other texts and ebooks on various subjects, you may access the List of Free eBooks (Arranged by Title), the List of Free eBooks (Grouped by Subject), the List of Worth-It Catholic Books & eBooks, and the main page of the Catholic eBooks Project.