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December 19, 2017

Peyton's Cause for Sainthood Advances

Holy Cross priest Rev. Patrick Peyton, C.S.C.—“the Rosary priest”—is another step closer to becoming a saint. He was declared venerable by Pope Francis on Monday, December 18, 2017.

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December 13, 2017

Wolfe Joins Ave Maria Press as Senior Editor, Trade Books

Jaymie Stuart Wolfe is joining the staff of Ave Maria Press as senior editor, trade books.

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October 18, 2017

Lacey Received $1 million Opus Prize

Ave Maria Press author Sr. Marilyn Lacey, R.S.M., has been awarded a $1 million Opus Prize for her work with Mercy Beyond Borders.

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October 9, 2017

Ave Author Msgr. Francis P. Friedl Dies at 99

Msgr. Francis P. Friedl, who authored Extraordinary Lives: Thirty-Four Priests Tell Their Stories for Ave Maria Press in 1998, died on September 18, 2017, in Dubuque, Iowa.

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October 6, 2017

Join Pope Francis in the Share the Journey Campaign for Migrants and Refugees

Pope Francis declared Sept. 7 to 13 a week of prayer and action for his Share the Journey campaign to support migrants and refugees.

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October 3, 2017

Vogt: Catholicism Is True, Good, and Beautiful

Brandon Vogt offers insight into his new book, Why I Am Catholic (and You Should Be Too).

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September 15, 2017

Doyle Among Spirit of Holy Cross Recipients

The late Brian Doyle is among eight people receiving the annual Spirit of Holy Cross Award from the Congregation of Holy Cross, United States Province of Priests and Brothers.

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June 24, 2017

Ave Authors Honored for Nine Books by Catholic Press Association

Ave Maria Press authors were recognized for nine books—including two with first-place honors—during the annual Catholic Press Association book awards.

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June 20, 2017 Becomes Part of Holy Cross Family Ministries

Lisa M. Hendey is stepping away from the day-to-day operation of—the award-winning website she founded in 2000—and passing the reins to Holy Cross Family Ministries. The change will be effective July 1.

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June 1, 2017

Ave Maria Press to Preview Four Fall Books at Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show

Ave Maria Press will preview four of its new fall books at the Catholic Marketing Network trade show in Schaumburg, Illinois.

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May 30, 2017

Award-winning Author Brian Doyle Dies at 60

Brian Doyle, award-winning author and editor of Portland Magazine, died May 27, 2017, after a six-month battle with a brain tumor. Doyle, 60, is survived by his wife, Mary, their daughter, Lily, and twin sons Liam and Joseph. "Brian exemplified God's grace by how he lived his life," said University of Portland President Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C. "He was a man filled with a sense of humanity and wonder, who was interested in everyone's story and who saw everyone’s potential. His warmth, humor and passion for life will be deeply missed."

Doyle wrote many books of fiction, essays, and poems, including Ave's A Book of Uncommon Prayer

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May 30, 2017

Holy Cross Priest Appointed Bishop by Pope Francis

Holy Cross priest Rev. William A. Wack, C.S.C., has been appointed bishop of the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee by Pope Francis.

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May 24, 2017

Six Ave Authors Honored by the Association of Catholic Publishers

Six authors from Ave Maria Press have been recognized by the Association of Catholic Publishers as part of the 2017 Excellence in Publishing Awards.

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April 24, 2017

Two Ordained Holy Cross Priests

Michael P. Palmer, C.S.C., and Ryan J. Pietrocarlo, C.S.C., were ordained priests of the Congregation of Holy Cross on April 22, 2017, at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at Notre Dame.

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April 6, 2017

Twelve Ave Books Nominated for ACP Excellence in Publishing Awards

Ave Maria Press is excited to announce that we have twelve finalists across multiple categories in the Association of Catholic Publishers 2017 Excellence in Publishing Awards.

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January 12, 2017

Saxton Rejoins Ave Maria Press as Acquisitions Editor

Heidi Hess Saxton has rejoined Ave Maria Press as an acquisitions editor

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December 21, 2016

Skip Resolutions for a 'Personal Revolution' in 2017

Catholic author, speaker, retreat leader, and social media consultant Mary DeTurris Poust wants to form a “tribe” of like-minded folks who want to skip the New Year’s resolutions in favor of a “personal revolution” in 2017.

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December 6, 2016

Incorporate the Angelus into Your Advent Prayer

Jared Dees, Catholic author and creator of the popular The Religion Teacher website, wants Catholics to incorporate the Angelus in to their prayer lives during Advent.

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October 28, 2016

Learning to be Disciples from Jesus' Questions

Jesus used questions throughout his ministry—not to find out something he didn’t know—but to probe into people’s deepest, most unsettled places.

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October 17, 2016

Vogt Signs with Ave Maria Press for 'Why I Am Catholic'

Bestselling author, popular blogger, and Catholic keynote speaker Brandon Vogt will release his new book, Why I Am Catholic (And You Should Be Too), with Ave Maria Press in the fall of 2017. Ave Executive Editor Jon M. Sweeney acquired and will edit the title.

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