The Ave Maria Press Parish Book Program

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 paperback edition of the bestselling Why I Am Catholic (and You Should Be Too) by Brandon Vogt, content director for Bishop Robert Barron’s Word on Fire Catholic Ministries.

Normally $20 in hardcover, 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.
  3. Place your order by September 25, 2018. 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 parishwide group study, diocesan retreats, or high school apologetics courses. Books will ship to you in December 2018.



Why I Am Catholic (and You Should Be Too)

In Why I Am Catholic (and You Should Be Too), Brandon Vogt shares the journey that culminated in the realization that Catholicism was right about a lot of things, maybe even everything. His persuasive case for the faith reveals a vision of Catholicism that has answers our world desperately needs and reminds those already in the Church what they love about it.



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. At the time of shipment, we will select the most economical method of standard shipping for your order. Expedited shipping will incur shipping fees.

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. All sales are non-returnable. Orders can be changed until September 25, 2018, and then they will be considered final. Additional quantities may be ordered after September 28, 2018, if extra books are available. Dates are subject to change.