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Social Distancing Supplies

Social Distancing Supplies

Now that we all have a little more time to read and reflect, we've been going back to some of our favorite Paraclete books for new inspiration.... these are especially fitting!    We're all experiencing it right now, if not by choice -...

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Winners of the 2020 Paraclete Poetry Prize

March 25, 2020 – After several months reading and discussing sixty-three outstanding entries, judges Mark S. Burrows, Luci Shaw, and Jon M. Sweeney are pleased to announce the winners of the First Paraclete Poetry Prize.   First Prize winner is Laura Reece...

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From the Paraclete Poetry Winner—Laura Reece Hogan

Litany of Flights  by Laura Reece Hogan   First, the winged movement, steady, forward. Scrub jays in flitting progress, hawks in predator glide, a ringing up, a knife-sharp slope   down. Second, the effortless type, wind-splayed, motionless pinions in thermal recline,...

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Paraclete Publications Update

March 23, 2020 – Paraclete Press announces a one-month delay on titles that were to be published in May and early June. “We have added one month to those publication dates,” says Paraclete publisher Jon M. Sweeney. Paraclete has five new...

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Culture begins at the banquet table.

Culture begins at the banquet table.

From the Introduction to Work, Play, Love: How the Mass Changed the Life of the First Christians by Mike Aquilina Culture begins at the banquet table. In every religion, at every time in human history, shared feasts have formed—or deformed—the culture.Sharing...

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Poems from the Porch of Flannery O'Connor

Poems from the Porch of Flannery O'Connor

Flannery O’Connor was born in Savannah, Georgia on March 25, 1925. At age 13 she and her parents, Edward O’Connor and Regina Cline O’Connor, moved to the small town of Milledgeville in central Georgia to live near Regina’s large extended...

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