The Ave Maria Press Parish Book Program


“The Parish Book Program from Ave Maria Press offers valuable content from trusted authors at an exceptionally affordable price. These books speak to everyone in our parish and are great resources for building small faith sharing groups!”
Michael Rubbelke
Director of Adult Faith Formation at St. Pius X Parish
Granger, Indiana


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 purchase one of our outstanding books at an affordable bulk price.

This fall we are offering a special parish paperback edition of the bestselling Bible Basics for Catholics from John Bergsma, award-winning theology professor at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Normally $15.95, the book is available for bulk purchase of 100 copies or more for $2.99. And you won’t pay shipping!

What’s next?

  1. Decide how many books you need for your parish, school, or group. This offer only applies when ordering 100 or more copies.
  2. Purchase 100 or more books for $2.99 each with free shipping. You can order on our website or by calling 800-282-1865. Note: Free standard shipping only valid for orders shipped within the contiguous US.
  3. Place your order by September 27, 2019. You won’t be billed or charged until the books ship in early December.
  4. Your books will be delivered before Christmas.

This special edition makes the perfect gift for your staff and parishioners for Christmas, a parish-wide group study, diocesan retreats, or high school scripture and theology courses. Books will ship to you in December 2019.



Bible Basics for Catholics

Do you want to better understand how salvation history unfolds in the Old and New Testaments?

Whether you are new to reading scripture or have experience in studying the Bible, John Bergsma’s bestselling Bible Basics for Catholics offers an easy-to-read, straightforward, and thorough look at the “big picture” of salvation history.





This offer only applies when ordering 100 or more copies and shipping to a contiguous US address.

Customers placing orders will not be charged at the time of their order. We will either bill your parish/institution upon shipment of the books or charge your credit card at that time.

A minimum print run must be reached for Ave Maria Press to fulfill this program. If we are unable to meet our minimum, all orders will be cancelled and you will be notified.

Orders can be changed until September 27, 2019, and then will be considered final. Additional quantities may be ordered after September 27, 2019, if extra books are available. Free standard shipping only valid for orders shipped within the contiguous US. Expedited shipping methods will incur shipping charges.

No further discounts apply. All sales are non-returnable.