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October 21, 2011

AMP Launches All Saints Costume Contest 2011

Starting today, October 21, 2011, we at Ave Maria Press are hosting a saints costume photo contest on the AMP Facebook page. In the lead up to All Saints Day 2011, dress up as your favorite saint, post a photo on our page, and encourage your friends to vote for your photo. Winners will receive prizes! Guidelines and rules are below.

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October 18, 2011

Catholic New Media Queen Launches Blog Tour 2011

Lisa Hendey, entrepreneur, founder of, and sought-after new media expert, will begin her blog tour on Tuesday, October 18, as part of the launch of her newest book, A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms.

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October 17, 2011

The Anniversary of St. Andre's Canonization Inaugurates "Year of the Brother" for Holy Cross

On October 17, 2010, the Congregation of Holy Cross celebrated the canonization of Brother André Bessette, C.S.C., by Pope Benedict XVI. Known popularly as the "miracle man of Montreal," Brother André Bessette, C.S.C.—an unassuming, uneducated porter—was known to millions for his humble ministry to the sick and needy and is the first Holy Cross religious to be canonized.

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October 10, 2011

Hendey Presents a Saint Per Week for Catholic Moms

Lisa M. Hendey, founder of and bestselling author of The Handbook for Catholic Moms, again offers her guidance for mothers in the nourishing of heart, mind, body, and soul. In her new book, A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms, Hendey presents fifty-two saints to act as companions in the many joys—and trials—of motherhood. With charisma and conviction, she applies the wisdom of the saints to a mother’s unique role, highlighting that these individuals “led ordinary lives and yet accomplished extraordinary things.” Hendey chooses men and women whose stories have influenced her personal perspective on motherhood and encourages fellow moms to welcome these Catholic leaders as both role models and long-time friends.

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