First Foray into Bible Publishing for the Holy Cross Apostolate
NOTRE DAME, Ind.—Ave Maria Press is thrilled to announce that it will publish The Ave Catholic Notetaking Bible in two editions in 2021. This will be the first Bible in Ave’s 155-year history and the only Bible on the market with comprehensive cross-references to the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
Beautifully designed hardcover and imitation leather editions of The Ave Catholic Notetaking Bible will be available in March 2021.
“The decision to publish a Bible stems from the heart of who we are as an apostolate of the Congregation of Holy Cross, United States Province of Priests and Brothers,” said Karey Circosta, publisher and CEO of Ave Maria Press. “Our mission is to be educators in the faith and to make God known, loved, and served in publishing Catholic resources for schools, parishes, and individuals. We are excited to share such an important resource with the faithful.”
The Ave Catholic Notetaking Bible will use the trusted, elegant, and reliable Revised Standard Version, Second Catholic Edition. The text will be clear and readable with wide margins for notetaking and journaling, making this a Bible that is perfect for both men and women.
The Ave Catholic Notetaking Bible will include essays by Mark Hart, chief information officer and executive vice president of Life Teen; Sarah Christmyer, codeveloper and founding editor of The Great Adventure Catholic Bible study program; John Bergsma, theology professor at Franciscan University of Steubenville; Anthony Pagliarini, assistant professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame; and Bible Study Evangelista Sonja Corbitt.
The engaging and useful features of The Ave Catholic Notetaking Bible will enrich the experience of reading and reflecting on the Word of God.
Ave Maria Press was founded by Fr. Edward Sorin, C.S.C., in 1865 and is recognized as a leader in publishing Catholic high school religion textbooks, parish resources, and books on prayer and spirituality. Ave Maria Press is a ministry of the Congregation of Holy Cross, United States Province of Priests and Brothers.
View this press release as a pdf.