THE LATEST FROM AVE MARIA PRESS

  • Gifts of the Visitation
  •  Rebuilding Youth Ministry
  • The Mystical Body of Christ
  • A Catholic Gardener’s Spiritual Almanac
  • Fly While You Still Have Wings
  • The Power of Daily Mass
  • The Archaeology of Faith
  • The Thrill of the Chaste (Catholic Edition)
  • Loved as I Am
  • Chastity Is for Lovers
  • Gay and Catholic
  • A Book of Uncommon Prayer
  • Sacred Space

NINE GIFTS OF THE VISITATION

This infographic from Gifts of the Visitation, summarizes the nine gifts that help us share Jesus Christ with the world. The gifts include: 

1. A Spirit of Spontaneity 
2. A Spirit of Courage 
3. A Spirit of Joy 

. . . and many more

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AN ENCOUNTER WITH MARY

Gifts of the Visitation

Gifts of the Visitation
Denise Bossert
$14.95
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A Catholic Gardener’s Spiritual Almanac

SPRING IS HERE! TIME TO RETURN TO THE GARDEN

A Catholic Gardener’s Spiritual Almanac

A Catholic Gardener’s Spiritual Almanac is the first book to offer gardeners spiritual resources and creative projects that connect a love of gardening with their Catholic faith. Margaret Rose Realy, master gardener, retreat leader, and writer, presents this spiritual companion that follows the natural and liturgical seasons and offers gardening tips and easy-to-do projects for each month of the year.

  

Check out the creatively designed table of contents and read a sample chapter

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30 YEARS OF PUBLISHING WITH JOYCE RUPP

Joyce Rupp

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the publication of Joyce Rupp's first Ave Maria Press book, Fresh Bread. Thank you, Joyce, for your many years of spiritual nourishment! 

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NEWLY RELEASED!

Fly While You Still Have Wings

Fly While You Still Have Wings

For the first time, Joyce Rupp shares the story of her own grief in the wake of her mother’s death, offering readers a voice of compassion for their own experience of loss.  

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 Rebuilding Youth Ministry

FROM THE CHURCH THAT BROUGHT YOU REBUILT

Rebuilding Youth Ministry

Christopher Wesley, director of student ministry at Church of the Nativity in Timonium, Maryland—the Catholic parish at the center of the bestselling book Rebuilt—has doubled teen participation in his programs and tripled the number of adult volunteers who work with youth. In Rebuilding Youth Ministry, Wesley presents ten indispensable strategies for creating successful youth programs where teens feel connected, stay involved, and grow in faith.

Read the foreword by Fr. Michael White and Tom Corcoran

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Sacred Space

ONLY $5! THE YEARLY PRAYER COMPANION FOR BUSY CHRISTIANS

Sacred Space

Sacred Space: The Prayer Book has become the yearly prayer companion for busy Christians. Sacred Space books have sold more than 400,000 copies since their inception in 2005, providing insightful daily meditations in the rich traditions of lectio divina (sacred reading) and Ignatian spirituality.  

On sale for only $5.00. > Get it today! 

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When the Trees Say Nothing

THOMAS MERTON'S WRITINGS ON NATURE

When the Trees Say Nothing

First published in 2003 and now available in paperback to celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of Thomas Merton’s birth, When the Trees Say Nothing has sold more than 60,000 copies and continually inspires readers with its unique collection of Merton’s luminous writings on nature, arranged for reflection and meditation. In When the Trees Say Nothing, editor Kathleen Deignan sheds new light on Merton by focusing on a neglected theme of his writing: the natural world as a manifestation of the divine.

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The Power of Daily Mass

THE IMPACT OF FREQUENT PARTICIPATION IN THE MASS

The Power of Daily Mass

In The Power of Daily MassBert Ghezzi reveals how the Eucharist is the center of his daily life and calls him to witness the Real Presence of Christ to others in his work and relationships. Using quotations from saints and testimonies from fellow daily Mass attendees, Ghezzi encourages Catholics to grow closer to Jesus and receive Christ’s power for daily Christian living through the Eucharist. Ghezzi highlights how more frequent participation in weekday Mass is a wonderful way to grow in love for the Lord and receive the guidance for living that can only come from scripture and the Eucharist.

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The Thrill of the Chaste (Catholic Edition)

COMPLETELY REVISED CATHOLIC EDITION OF EDEN'S CLASSIC WORK

The Thrill of the Chaste (Catholic Edition)

Dawn Eden, internationally known speaker and author, presents a completely revised Catholic edition of her bestselling work, The Thrill of the Chaste. In this version, Eden shares her story of conversion to Catholicism and invites readers into a Catholic understanding of chastity and its spiritual benefits. This revised, Catholic version offers spiritual and practical advice for both men and women seeking to live chastely in a world that glorifies sex.

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The Mystical Body of Christ

CLASSIC WORK BY ARCHBISHOP FULTON J. SHEEN

The Mystical Body of Christ

The Mystical Body of Christ captures the theological precision and communicative genius of Fulton J. Sheen (1895–1979), whose radio and television broadcasts, including Life Is Worth Living, have reached millions of homes since the 1950s. First published in 1935, the book’s themes of the Eucharist as a source of unity for the Mystical Body of Christ—the Church—and the link between the liturgy and works of social justice were echoed in the Second Vatican Council several decades later.

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The Archaeology of Faith

A UNIQUE LOOK AT FAITH FROM FR. LOUIS CAMELI

The Archaeology of Faith

In The Archaeology of FaithFr. Louis Cameli digs into his ancestry to uncover the source of his own faith and invites believers and seekers alike to examine their own faith in the context of history and within the community of the Church. As Cameli studied the rich complexity of faith in his family history, he reflected on his own life, his vocation, and the personal challenges that his beliefs pose. Cameli is a highly respected priest in the Archdiocese of Chicago, where he has served as the Cardinal’s delegate for formation and mission and is a frequent speaker at conferences and workshops.

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Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching: Living as a Disciple of Christ (Student Text)

NEW SOCIAL JUSTICE TEXTBOOK FOR THE USCCB FRAMEWORK

Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching: Living as a Disciple of Christ (Student Text)

Organized around the seven principles of Catholic social teaching, Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching helps students gain a greater understanding of the roots of social teaching in the Church, its context in the Bible and Catechism and real-life examples of charity and justice in action. The textbook, the second in the Encountering Jesus series released by Ave Maria Press, adheres to the USCCB guidelines for Elective Course C: Living as a Disciple of Jesus Christ.

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Together for Life

Together for Life
Joseph M. Champlin
Peter A. Jarret, C.S.C.
$4.50
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3 MILLION COPIES SOLD

Everyone's Way of the Cross

Everyone's Way of the Cross
Clarence Enzler
$1.50
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