Books

Paraclete Press books explore the richness and depth of what it means to be a Christian. While Benedictine spirituality is at the heart of who we are and what we do, our books reflect the Christian experience across many cultures, time periods, and houses of worship.
My Very First Christmas

My Very First Christmas

Karine-Marie Amiot

$8.99

Today a little baby is born in a manger. It's Jesus! A book with very simple words to tell the story of Christmas for the very first time.

$8.99
Your Light Gives Us Hope

Your Light Gives Us Hope

Anselm Grün

$16.99

Celebrated author and Benedictine monk Anselm Grün offers a daily reader of very simple and often quite direct Advent reflections. Anselm Grün show...

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$16.99
Look! - Paraclete Press

Look!

Laura Alary

$16.99

Look! A Child’s Guide to Advent and Christmas presents Advent as special time for waiting and watching—paying attention—to the ways God comes to u...

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$16.99
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens

$9.99

Includes illustrations from the original 1843 edition by “The Man Who Invented Christmas” — Charles Dickens! This paperback edition of Charles Dick...

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$9.99
All Creation Waits

All Creation Waits

Gayle Boss

$18.99

Open a window each day of Advent onto the natural world. Here are twenty-five fresh images of the foundational truth that lies beneath and within t...

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$18.99
All God's Angels - Paraclete Press

All God's Angels

Martin Shannon CJ

$19.99

Fr. Martin Shannon pulls back the veil between heaven and earth with Biblical stories, meditations and sacred art on the role of heavenly messenger...

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$19.99
The Christmas Stick

The Christmas Stick

Tim J. Myers

$13.99

One Christmas Eve in a far kingdom, the royal family gathered to open presents—which mainly meant watching the prince open his...  So begins a chi...

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$13.99
Time to Get Ready

Time to Get Ready

Mark A. Villano

$16.99

"What would it mean to conceive of Christmas as the beginning, rather than end, of a celebratory season—a season meant to open you to a new awaren...

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$16.99
Saint Nicholas and the Mouse of Myra - Paraclete Press
$15.99
Light Upon Light - Paraclete Press

Light Upon Light

Sarah Arthur

$18.99

“As Lauren Winner says "Maybe it’s not right to think of feasting during the somewhat penitential season of Advent, but that is what this book is: ...

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$18.99
Christmas with the Holy Fathers

Christmas with the Holy Fathers

Peter Celano

$9.99

Now in paperback for the first time, Christmas with the Holy Fathers guides readers through Advent, Christmas and Epiphany with the words of Pope’s...

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$9.99
The Season of the Nativity
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The Season of the Nativity

Sybil MacBeth

$17.99

Advent and Epiphany are the often-neglected parentheses around Christmas. Sybil MacBeth wants to change that. The Season of the Nativity – Advent, ...

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$17.99
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The Meaning is in the Waiting

The Meaning is in the Waiting

Paula Gooder

$15.99

Is it worth the wait? Paula Gooder shows how the spiritual practice of waiting is vital to our well-being. With warmth and insight, she helps us...

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$15.99
O Come Emmanuel: A Musical Tour of Daily Readings for Advent and Christmas - Paraclete Press

O Come Emmanuel: A Musical Tour of Daily Readings for Advent and Christmas

Gordon Giles

$16.99

Make Christmas special this year by exploring the legends, message, and theology behind some of your favorite carols and hymns. This book of daily ...

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$16.99
Wounded in Spirit

Wounded in Spirit

David Bannon

$29.99

Foreword by Philip Yancey Christmas can be a time of joy but also of tears, memory and prayer. Celebration does not always come easily. In twenty-...

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$29.99
That Baby in the Manger - Paraclete Press

That Baby in the Manger

Anne E. Neuberger

$15.99

That Baby in the Manger is a children’s Christmas picture book with a needed message about inclusion and acceptance of cultural differences. As th...

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$15.99
Margaret's Night in St. Peter's (A Christmas Story)

Margaret's Night in St. Peter's (A Christmas Story)

Jon M. Sweeney

$10.99

Margaret — The Pope's Cat — is back! Illustrated in full color. Bang! Slam! Boom! Loud sounds in St. Peter's Square had been going on for nearly a...

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$10.99
The Real Mary - Paraclete Press

The Real Mary

Scot Mcknight

$17.99

Would you like to meet the real Mary of Nazareth? The real Mary was an unmarried, pregnant teenage girl in first-century Palestine. She was a woman...

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$17.99
The Little Angels Christmas Story - Paraclete Press

The Little Angels Christmas Story

Julia Stone

$9.99

Let the Little Angels bring you all the way to Bethlehem where you will meet Mary and Joseph, and baby Jesus in the manger. See the shepherds and w...

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$9.99
Kristoph and the First Christmas Tree - Paraclete Press

Kristoph and the First Christmas Tree

Claudia Cangilla McAdam

$16.99

It's Christmas Eve 722, and Kristoph, a young orphan boy, is accompanying the missionary priest Boniface through the German countryside. They are h...

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$16.99
Joy to the World! - Paraclete Press

Joy to the World!

Paraclete Press

$16.99

Very few people know that the Christmas hymn favorite "Joy to the World" was not written for Christmas at all.  Isaac Watts wrote "Joy to the World...

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$16.99
The First Christmas Tree and Other Stories

The First Christmas Tree and Other Stories

Henry Van Dyke

$16.99

For over one hundred years, the writings of Henry Van Dyke have been lovingly passed down from generation to generation. His Christmas stories, es...

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$16.99
O Christmas Three

O Christmas Three

O. Henry

$16.99

Heartwarming stories that recall Christmases past: ·         O.Henry’s all-American tale, “The Gift of the Magi,” originally published in 1906.·   ...

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$16.99
The Story of the Other Wise Man - Paraclete Press
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The Story of the Other Wise Man

Henry Van Dyke

$14.95

One of the most meaningful stories ever written… “You know the story of the Three Wise Men of the East, and how they traveled from far away to off...

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$14.95
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