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Hendey's Handbook First Audiobook for Ave Maria Press

September 16, 2013

Ave Maria Press is pleased to announce the launch of its first audiobook: Lisa Hendey's The Handbook for Catholic Moms is now available for download at,, or in iTunes.

With narration help from author and podcaster Pat Gohn, Hendey brings her first classic to life in this exciting audiobook. Now Catholic moms on the go who struggle to find time to read can receive Hendey's trusted, practical, and solidly Catholic coaching while exercising, driving, or working at home.

This audiobook is not available at Readers can purchase it from the following online retailers:




  • Listen to a sample!

About Lisa M. Hendey

Lisa M. Hendey is the founder of and the bestselling author of The Handbook for Catholic MomsA Book of Saints for Catholic Moms, The Grace of Yes, and The Chime Travelers children’s fiction series. She serves as editor-at-large at Ave Maria Press. As a board member and frequent host on KNXT Catholic Television, Lisa has produced and hosted multiple programs, including Catholic Mom TV and Making the Grade, a program aimed at promoting quality Catholic education. Lisa has additionally appeared on EWTN, CatholicTV and as a part of the Momnipotent DVD series. Hendey is a blogger on several sites and also serves as the technology contributor for the Son Rise Morning Show. Her articles have appeared in Catholic DigestNational Catholic Register, and Our Sunday Visitor.

Hendey travels internationally giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic new media topics. She has spoken at the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, Catholic Marketing Network, the University of Dallas Ministry Conference, National Catholic Youth Conference, the Midwest Family Conference, and the National Council of Catholic Women. In 2013, she was selected as an Egan Journalism Fellow and traveled with Catholic Relief Services in Rwanda to write about the aftereffects of the Rwandan genocide on the eve of its twentieth anniversary. In early 2016, Hendey went to Columbia to see the work of CRS there. She lives with her family in Los Angeles, California.

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