NEW BOOKS FROM AVE MARIA PRESS

  • Lift Up Your Heart
  • ABCs of the Christian Life
  • BeDADitudes
  • The Way of Catechesis
  • 5 Minutes with the Psalms and the Wisdom Books
  • The Complete Encyclicals, Bulls, and Apostolic Exhortations
  • The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion
  • Be Transformed
  • Rebuilding Confirmation
  • Prayer Seeds
  • The Wisdom of the Body
  • Getting Past Perfect
  • All In
  • Praying the Angelus
  • God Moments
  • The Discerning Parent
ABCs of the Christian Life

AN ANTHOLOGY OF WRITINGS BY G. K. CHESTERTON

ABCs of the Christian Life

Aside from C. S. Lewis, no other Christian writer of the twentieth century has had more influence on faith and understanding than the enigmatic, larger-than-life G. K. Chesterton. This anthology combines twenty-six of the most essential passages from his works—from "A" for asceticism to "Z" for Zion—offering an unprecedented roundup of Chesterton’s ideas on the Christian life. 

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Lift Up Your Heart

A PRACTICAL RETREAT INSPIRED BY ST. FRANCIS DE SALES

Lift Up Your Heart

This practical book goes right to the heart of helping you kick the habit of floating along on your spiritual journey to start actively pursuing holiness and devotion to God. During the course of the retreat, you’ll learn the basics of forming a daily prayer routine, including how to offer yourself to God, meditate on his love, and maintain peace in the face of suffering and clarity in the midst of temptation.

Lift Up Your Heart is already on its third printing in three months. 

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The Way of Catechesis

AN ESSENTIAL RESOURCE FOR EVERY CATECHETICAL LEADER

The Way of Catechesis

Drawing on more than forty years of experience as a catechist, parish DRE, textbook publisher, and founding director of the Echo Program at the University of Notre Dame, Gerard F. Baumbach explores contemporary catechesis in light of its history. This landmark book is an essential resource for every catechetical leader and will spur a new appreciation of the opportunities and challenges of catechesis in the Church today.

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Joined by Grace Starter Pack

GET OUR NEW MARRIAGE PREPARATION PROGRAM

Joined by Grace Starter Pack

Joined by Grace was developed with one goal in mind: to help engaged couples build strong, life-giving, and lasting unions by inspiring them to welcome God into their marriages more completely

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCE: ENGAGED COUPLE'S PRAYER BOOK

Joined by Grace: A Catholic Prayer Book for Engaged and Newly Married Couples

Joined by Grace: A Catholic Prayer Book for Engaged and Newly Married Couples
John Bosio
Teri Bosio
$9.95
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BeDADitudes

THE PERFECT BOOK FOR THE FATHER IN YOUR LIFE

BeDADitudes

In BeDADitudes, Internationally known marriage and family expert Greg Popcak draws on more than twenty years as a counselor as well as his own experience as a father to show how the Beatitudes can be viewed as a practical guide to understanding the love of God and applying that love to being a better father. 

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Praying the Angelus

A COMPANION BOOK FOR THE ANGELUS AND REGINA CAELI

Praying the Angelus

The Angelus is a centuries-old Catholic devotion that recalls the annunciation of Christ’s birth by the Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary. In Praying the Angelus, popular author and speaker Jared Dees reinvigorates the devotion, shares intimately from his own experience of it, shows us how to get started, and enriches the practice with original meditations to reflect on the words of both the Angelus and the Regina Caeli

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Christian Labyrinths

ADULT COLORING BOOK (NEW!)

Christian Labyrinths

In his third and most ambitious adult coloring book, Daniel Mitsui creates illustrations inspired by medieval manuscripts such as the Book of Kells and the Lindisfarne Gospels.

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COMING SOON: CATHOLIC PUZZLES

Catholic Puzzles, Word Games, and Brainteasers: Volume 1

Catholic Puzzles, Word Games, and Brainteasers: Volume 1
Matt Swaim
$9.95
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Jesus Christ: His Mission and Ministry (Student Text) [Second Edition]

NEWLY REVISED AND DESIGNED CHRISTOLOGY TEXTBOOK

Jesus Christ: His Mission and Ministry (Student Text) [Second Edition]

Who is Jesus Christ? Deeply considering that question and its answer are at the core of Jesus Christ: His Mission and Ministry, now in its second edition and part of the Encountering Jesus textbook series. The textbook’s objectives include sharing what Christ reveals about God, uncovering the mystery of the Incarnation, and exploring how growing in discipleship with Jesus helps students live a better life. The 2nd edition includes exciting new features to keep students engaged: learn more

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Coming in Fall of 2017

  • Why I Am Catholic (and You Should Be Too)
  • God Is Not Nice
  • Super Girls and Halos
  • The Catholic Hipster Handbook
  • The Friendship Project
  • A History of the Church in 100 Objects
  • Drawing Closer to Christ
  • The Twelve Steps and the Sacraments
  • Catholic Puzzles, Word Games, and Brainteasers: Volume 1
  • A Heart Like Mary's
  • El Credo
  • The Spirit of Simplicity

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Sacred Reading

Sacred Reading
Apostleship of Prayer
Douglas Leonard
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NEW BOOK OF MEDITATIONS FOR TEACHERS

5 Minutes with the Psalms and the Wisdom Books

5 Minutes with the Psalms and the Wisdom Books
Lou DelFra, C.S.C.
Ann Primus Berends
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