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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Holy Cross Priest Appointed Bishop by Pope Francis

NOTRE DAME, Ind.—Holy Cross priest Rev. William A. Wack, C.S.C., has been appointed bishop of the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee by Pope Francis.The date for his ordination and installation as bishop has not been set. The…

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Award-winning Author Brian Doyle Dies at 60

PORTLAND, Ore.—Brian Doyle, award-winning author and editor of Portland Magazine, died May 27, 2017, after a six-month battle with a brain tumor.His funeral Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 2, 2017, at St. Mary's Cathedral in…

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Six Ave Authors Honored by the Association of Catholic Publishers

NOTRE DAME, Ind.—Six authors from Ave Maria Press have been recognized by the Association of Catholic Publishers as part of the 2017 Excellence in Publishing Awards.The honors include two first-place awards. Paula Huston earned the top award…

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Two Ordained Holy Cross Priests

NOTRE DAME, Ind.—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.The Most Reverend Arthur J.…

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Twelve Ave Books Nominated for ACP Excellence in Publishing Awards

NOTRE DAME, IN—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.Awards will be given later this year for books…

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Saxton Rejoins Ave Maria Press as Acquisitions Editor

Heidi Hess Saxton has rejoined Ave Maria Press as an acquisitions editor.Under this new arrangement, Saxton, who worked as an editor at Ave from 2013 to 2015, will acquire and edit approximately six books a year. She was recently editorial…

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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…

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Incorporate the Angelus into Your Advent Prayer

The Angelus is a centuries-old Catholic devotion that recalls the annunciation of Christ’s birth by the Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary.Named for the opening words of the devotion's first prayer in Latin, “The Angel of the…

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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.Catholic author, speaker, and educator Allan F. Wright identified 25 of those…

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