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Take Time for Beauty

Take Time for Beauty

by J. Brent Bill, author of Beauty, Truth, Life, and Love: Four Essentials for the Abundant Life   “Beauty will save the world.” So said Fyodor Dostoevsky in his novel The Idiot.   We may think that’s an idiotic statement...

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Best Reads for Social Distancing—Fiction!

Best Reads for Social Distancing—Fiction!

Looking for meaning and answers? We can't guarantee that for you, but we can guarantee great storytelling with a purpose. Choose a book and we will ship it to you promptly and safely, or purchase an ebook and begin right away. We might...

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Clare in the Time of Coronavirus

Clare in the Time of Coronavirus

Wendy Murray, author of the forthcoming book Clare of Assisi: Gentle Warrior, offers this beautiful meditation on the hope in the midst of the pandemic. Join us for the book launch with Wendy Murray, Frederica Mathewes-Green and Sr. Laura Swan, OSB. Click here to...

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Next Year’s Bluebells | Keren Dibbens-Wyatt

Next Year’s Bluebells | Keren Dibbens-Wyatt

Keren Dibbens-Wyatt, author of the forthcoming book Recital of Love, offers this beautiful meditation on the hope of springtime in the midst of the pandemic. (Available to Pre-order here.) -- Here in the UK the next two weeks are when the...

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Best Reads for Social Distancing—For Kids!

Best Reads for Social Distancing—For Kids!

In the middle of a long day at home with children, taking time for a great book can make all the difference. Whether we’re nine or ninety, stories calm us, teach us, and provide loving reassurance in the midst of...

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Best Reads for Social Distancing

Best Reads for Social Distancing

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 - but...

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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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