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April 23, 2015

Q&A with Sonja Corbitt, Author of Unleashed

Sonja Corbitt has been captivating women across the country with a message that prayerful and regular study of the scriptures is the key to hear the voice of God, to see the Holy Spirit at work even in times of suffering, and to receive all the graces God wants to give.

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April 21, 2015

Three Ave Books Are ACP Finalists

Three books recently published by Ave Maria Press are finalists for the Excellence in Publishing Awards by the Association of Catholic Publishers.

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April 20, 2015

Fr. Raymond in Rome to Further Fr. Peyton Cause for Canonization

Rev. Wilfred Raymond, C.S.C., president of Holy Cross Family Ministries, is in Rome to further the Cause for Canonization of Servant of God Patrick Peyton.

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April 8, 2015

Six to be Ordained Priests in Holy Cross

Six men will be ordained priests in the Congregation of Holy Cross at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 11, 2015, at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame.


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February 27, 2015

Fr. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. (2017-2015)

Rev. Theodore “Ted” M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., 97, died at 11:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 26) at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, Indiana.

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January 12, 2015

Ave Maria Press Unveils New Logo to Kick Off 150th Anniversary Year

Ave Maria Press is commemorating our 150th anniversary in 2015 with a new look.

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December 1, 2014

Brusie Wants to Give 1,000 Books to Pregnancy Resource Centers

Pro-life advocate Chaunie Brusie, author of Tiny Blue Lines; Reclaiming Your Life, Preparing For Your Baby, and Moving Forward with Faith in an Unplanned Pregnancy, wants to get her book to those mothers who need it most.

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October 14, 2014

Author Spotlight: Dan Horan, Author of The Franciscan Heart of Thomas Merton

Not many people realize that one of the most influential spiritual writers of the twentieth century, Thomas Merton, was deeply influenced by Franciscan spirituality even though he was a Trappist Monk. Dan Horan, O.F.M., both a Franciscan Friar and expert in Thomas Merton, shows us why this was the case and gives us a unique insight into Merton's life and work in The Franciscan Heart of Thomas Merton.  

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September 26, 2014

Sr. Anne Bryan Smollin, C.S.J. (1943-2014)

Sr. Anne Bryan Smollin, C.S.J., 71, died Thursday (Sept. 25, 2014) at St. Peter's Hospital, Albany, NY. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for the past 53 years. Sr. Anne was the author of three Ave Maria Press books: Live, Laugh and Be Blessed (Sorin Books, 2006); God Knows You're Stressed (Sorin Books, 1999); and Tickle Your Soul (Sorin Books, 1999).

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September 22, 2014

Atchison Blue Awarded Second Place for Nonfiction Religion Book of the Year

Ave Maria Press author Judith Valente took second place for nonfiction religion book of the year for Atchison Blue.

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September 9, 2014

Author Spotlight: Angela Alaimo O'Donnell (Mortal Blessings: A Sacramental Farewell)

Angela Alaimo O'Donnell shares stories from her new book, Mortal Blessings: A Sacramental Farewell, about how the mundane tasks of caregiving during her mother’s final days—bathing, feeding, taking her for a walk in her wheelchair—became rituals or ordinary sacraments that ... Read More

August 28, 2014

Six to profess final vows, be ordained transitional deacons in Holy Cross

The Congregation of Holy Cross, United States Province of Priests and Brothers, will celebrate the final profession of vows of six men at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at The University of Notre Dame.

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July 28, 2014

Author Spotlight: Tom Corcoran, Author of Rebuilt and Tools for Rebuilding

Our final book in the summer Book of the Week series is Rebuilt, which has stormed the world in just over one year of publication. With more than 70,000 copies sold, the book has been read, studied, and applied in many parishes.

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July 14, 2014

Author Spotlight: Bob Schuchts, Author of Be Healed

Dr. Bob Schuchts, the author of Be Healed, experienced inner healing through a transformative encounter with Christ that led him to found an organization that has touched the hearts of thousands more. In conjunction with week five of this summer's book of the week series, we checked in with Schuchts and asked him a few questions about his life, his ministry, and the need for inner healing in all of our lives. 

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July 7, 2014

Author Spotlight: Bert Ghezzi, Author of The Heart of Catholicism

This week we sat down with bestselling author Bert Ghezzi to talk about his latest book, The Heart of Catholicism. Bert has written more than twenty books in his career and been the editor of many more. During this interview, he shares some insights into his story as a Catholic and a writer. He also gives us insight into how Catholic spiritual habits can be transformative for us today. 

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June 30, 2014

Author Spotlight: Robert J. Wicks, Author of No Problem

This week's author spotlight is on bestselling author Robert J. Wicks. Wicks has been an Ave Maria Press author for nearly two decades with more than 200,000 copies sold. As a part of this summer's Book of the Week series, we asked him to share some insights into his latest work, No Problem: Turning the Next Corner in Your Spiritual Life

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June 23, 2014

Author Spotlight: Fr. Andrew Gawrych, Editor of Basil Moreau: Essential Writings

In honor of Basil Moreau: Essential Writings, this week's Book of the Week, we asked Fr. Andrew Gawrych, one of the editors of the book, a few questions about his experience. Fr. Drew edited the book with Fr. Kevin Grove, with whom he edited a book of daily reflections in the Holy Cross tradition titled The Cross, Our Only Hope. Fr. Drew and Fr. Kevin are both priests of the Congregation of Holy Cross. 


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June 22, 2014

2014 Catholic Press Association Award Winners

We are very pleased to announce that multiple Ave Maria Press books were selected as Catholic Press Association award winners this weekend.  

Winning books include Rebuilt, Atchison Blue, Redeeming Adminsitration, and Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious

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June 16, 2014

Author Spotlight: Msgr. Charles Murphy & Reclaiming Francis

When Pope Francis was elected in 2013, Msgr. Charles Murphy was working on the manuscript for a book on Saint Francis and the New Evangelization. It was providential. Murphy's book pointed to Saint Francis as the model for the modern New Evangelization. With a new pope taking the name Francis, it became clear he was on the right path. After the election, Murphy went back to work writing about the many important similarities between the saint and the pope and the worlds that encountered. 

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April 24, 2014

Two to Be Ordained Holy Cross Priests on April 26

Rev. Mr. Adam D. P. Booth, C.S.C., and Rev. Mr. Patrick E. Reidy, C.S.C., will be ordained to the priesthood on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the campus of the University of Notre ... Read More

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