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.Peyton, who founded Family Rosary in 1942…

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Wolfe Joins Ave Maria Press as Senior Editor, Trade Books

NOTRE DAME, Ind.—Jaymie Stuart Wolfe is joining the staff of Ave Maria Press as senior editor, trade books.“I am delighted that Jaymie is joining our team,“said Tom Grady, publisher. “She has a broad and informed knowledge…

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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, which empowers women and girls in the South Sudan and Haiti to escape poverty by providing them with educational and…

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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.Friedl, longtime faculty member and president of Loras College in Dubuque,…

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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.In conjunction with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic Charities US, and Catholic Relief…

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Vogt: Catholicism Is True, Good, and Beautiful

Many know Brandon Vogt because of his connection to Bishop Robert Barron and Word on Fire Catholic Ministries, where Vogt serves as content director. But his back story as a convert to the Catholic faith is the foundation of his ministry—to…

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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.Doyle, who died earlier this year, wrote the award-winning A Book of…

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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.Paula Huston’s One Ordinary Sunday was awarded top honors in “Popular…

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CatholicMom.com Becomes Part of Holy Cross Family Ministries

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

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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.The annual trade show, sponsored by the Catholic Marketing Network, is July 18–21, 2017, at the Renaissance…

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