Charles de Foucauld a Step Closer to Sainthood

On May 26, 2020, Pope Francis officially attributed a miracle to the intercession of Blessed Charles de Foucauld, advancing the priest's path to sainthood.Foucauld was born in what is now France in 1858 and died in present-day Algeria in…

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Four Ave Authors Win Excellence in Publishing Awards

Four Ave Maria Press authors earned honors in the 2020 Excellence in Publishing Awards from the Association of Catholic Publishers.Macrina Wiederkehr was given second place in the prayer category for her final book, The Flowing Grace of Now. She…

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Wiederkehr Described as Joyful, Thoughtful, Wise

Ave Maria Press is sad to announce the passing of beloved author Macrina Wiederkehr, O.S.B., who died early Friday, April 24, 2020. She suffered from an inoperable brain tumor for the past several months.Sr. Wiederkehr was a spiritual guide,…

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Ave Marks First Anniversary of Notre-Dame Cathedral Fire with Educational Series on Catholic Art, Architecture

On April 15, 2019, millions of people from around the world watched in horror as the grand spire of the iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris burned to the ground. The Gothic masterpiece, which dates to the twelfth century, became a rallying…

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Eight Ave Books Finalists for ACP Awards

Winners, including the book of the year, will be announced in early June.Finalists and their category are:Abide in the Heart of Christ by Fr. Joseph Laramie, S.J., in the inspirational category The Flowing Grace of Now by Macrina Wiederkehr,…

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Phalan Appointed National Director of Family Rosary, Will Oversee CatholicMom.com

Fr. James Phalan, C.S.C., has been appointed national director of Family Rosary, which includes overseeing the day-to-day operations of CatholicMom.com, according to Fr. Willy Raymond, C.S.C., president of Holy Cross Family Ministries.Phalen has…

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Special Edition of Lift Up Your Heart Available at Bulk Cost, Free Shipping

Do you want to find an engaging way to reach “Christmas and Easter Catholics,” while strengthening the spirituality of parishioners who faithfully attend Mass each week?The Ave Maria Press Parish Book Program is a great opportunity to…

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Grady Honored with ACP Hall of Fame Award, Will Retire in Fall

Thomas Grady, chief executive officer and publisher of Ave Maria Press, is being honored with the Association of Catholic Publishers 2020 Hall of Fame Award for his contributions to Catholic publishing.“I cannot think of a person more…

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New Edition of Bestselling Baptism Preparation Book Now Available

The fourth edition of the bestselling booklet Together at Baptism includes texts from the new English translation of The Order of Baptism of Children, which must be used by parishes in the United States beginning on April 12, but may be used as…

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New Ave Explores Looks at Stress, Anxiety, and Mental Health from a Catholic Perspective

The new edition of Ave Explores takes an in-depth look at stress, anxiety, and mental health.In this multimedia series, clinical experts and those who have struggled with mental health issues will help everyday Catholics better understand…

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