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 what we do, our books reflect the Christian experience across many cultures, time periods, and houses of worship.

 

Visible Image of the Invisible God

Visible Image of the Invisible God

Dennis J. Sardella

$24.00

A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated guide to Russian icons — the "beating heart of the Christian East"  Religious icons have been at the sp...

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$24.00
The Language of the Birds

The Language of the Birds

Amy Nemecek

$21.00

According to legend, the language of the birds was a mystical language God used to talk with Adam and Eve when he walked with them in the garden of...

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$21.00
Holy Land

Holy Land

Angela Alaimo O'Donnell

$21.00

“Remove your sandals from your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground." —Exodus 3:5“The Holy Land is everywhere.” —Black ElkT...

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$21.00
Journey to the Morning Light

Journey to the Morning Light

Catherine de Vinck

$21.00

A posthumous collection of poems on the beauty of the seasons, creation, life and death, from beloved poet Catherine de Vinck.In the words of the F...

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$21.00
One Great Love

One Great Love

Editors at Paraclete Press

$21.99

Anticipate, wonder, and rejoice during the sacred days of Advent and Christmas with this elegant keepsake volume of stories, poems, prayers, and ar...

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$21.99
The Book of Susan

The Book of Susan

Melanie K. Hutsell

$18.00

Winner of the Award of Merit of the 2023 Christianity Today Book Awards — Fiction!“Profound and compulsively readable.” —Silas House, author of S...

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$18.00
Direction of Gregorian Chant- Cardine

Direction of Gregorian Chant- Cardine

Monks of Solesmes

$13.15

A true compendium of ideas, concepts, and remarkable guidance for the interpretation, understanding, and communication of Gregorian chant from Dom ...

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$13.15
My Baptism Book — Board Book

My Baptism Book — Board Book

Sophie Piper

$9.99

This delightful little board book features a simple collection of prayers, poems, psalms, and Bible verses -- the perfect gift for any little child...

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$9.99
Lead Like a Monk

Lead Like a Monk

Anselm Grün

$12.00

Internationally bestselling author and German monk Anselm Grün presents ancient wisdom for leadership today.Leadership is not about power, status, ...

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$12.00
Season of Beauty

Season of Beauty

Editors at Paraclete Press

$21.99

Experience the deep solemnity and joy of the sacred seasons of Lent and Easter   Each year Christians across the globe observe Lent and Easter, the...

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$21.99
Saints Like Me — Toddler Edition

Saints Like Me — Toddler Edition

Lisa M. Hendey

$10.99

Lisa Hendey, bestselling author of I’m a Saint in the Making, presents a delightful board book to help young children discover that God has a speci...

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$10.99
My Guardian Angel

My Guardian Angel

Sophie Piper

$10.99

From the bestselling author of My Baptism Book—a sweet collection of prayers and poems to remind every child of the heavenly love that surrounds th...

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$10.99
Look and Learn

Look and Learn

Casey Pawelek

$12.99

Simple and sweet, fun and faithful, this lovely brightly illustrated book will be a joy for young and old to discover words or holy items you didn'...

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$12.99
The Hunger Inside

The Hunger Inside

Bradley Roth

$16.99

The meal that Jesus of Nazareth gave his followers, celebrated with grand liturgy and golden chalice, or words pared lean and tiny plastic cups, is...

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$16.99
Domestic Monastery

Domestic Monastery

Ronald Rolheiser

$12.99

"A dose of grace for parents" This short easy-to-read book shows the simplicity of leading a contemplative life outside the monastery. What is a mo...

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$12.99
From Shade to Shine

From Shade to Shine

Jill Peláez Baumgaertner

$20.00

This collection of poems begins in the growing darkness of November, stretches through Advent and the seasons leading to Easter and to Pentecost, a...

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$20.00
Saint Francis of Assisi

Saint Francis of Assisi

Tim Ladwig

$14.99

Young readers, meet Francis of Assisi—the world’s most famous Saint Travel back in time and over the sea to a city in Umbria in the heart of Ital...

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$14.99
Begin with a Question

Begin with a Question

Marjorie Maddox

$20.00

Winner of the 2023 Illumination Book Awards Winner of the 2022 International Book Awards Third Place 2023 Catholic Media Association's Book AwardsB...

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$20.00
Raising the Sparks

Raising the Sparks

Jennifer Wallace

$19.00

Raising the Sparks, Jennifer Wallace’s sixth poetry collection, is inspired by the alignment of Christian and Judaic traditions. The idea of raisin...

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$19.00
Peace in the Morning

Peace in the Morning

Daniel B. Ford Jr.

$19.99

For years, photographer Dan Ford has captured images of beauty and light all over the world. In this unique collection, he pairs his own work with ...

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$19.99
How Does He Love Me?

How Does He Love Me?

Brad Lussier

$10.00

If you love words well-chosen, the enticing turn of a phrase, and the rhythm of ten artful beats to a line, you will enjoy this collection of sonne...

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$10.00
Manchester Christmas

Manchester Christmas

John Gray

$16.99

“Sweet, romantic, and suspenseful, Manchester Christmas is an unexpected gift.” —Richard Paul Evans #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of The Chr...

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$16.99
To Shatter Glass

To Shatter Glass

Sister Sharon Hunter CJ

$24.00

Poems of pain and forgiveness, for those who struggle to find healing from a childhood marked by addictionTo Shatter Glass is essentially a memoir ...

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$24.00
Centering Prayer

Centering Prayer

Brian D. Russell

$17.99

A new, but ancient, way to pray can turn your life around. Discover how to experience God’s love at your core, freeing you to love others, and even...

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$17.99
Unforgettable

Unforgettable

Gregory Floyd

$17.99

From beloved spiritual writer and Catholic leader Gregory Floyd comes a moving meditation on the power of memory and how God is often more clearly ...

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$17.99
Stability

Stability

Nathan Oates

$17.99

What is the foundation of work that lasts?  As Christians in a hypermobile culture, most of the time we talk about going and doing, about the need ...

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$17.99
Franciscan Lectio

Franciscan Lectio

Dan Riley OFM

$22.00

Franciscan Lectio is for all those on a spiritual journey who long to see the world more beautifully and deeply and become more attentive and prese...

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$22.00
The Saint Benedict Prayer Book

The Saint Benedict Prayer Book

Jacob Riyeff

$16.99

For over a thousand years, Benedictine monks around the world have followed the daily pattern of morning, noon, and evening prayer known as the Lit...

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$16.99
The Fire Within

The Fire Within

Ronald Rolheiser

$15.99

For most religious people, the words God and sex never go together.   God is conceived of as holy, pure, sexless, and as morally above the raw desi...

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$15.99
God Saw That It Was Good

God Saw That It Was Good

Brant Law

$16.99

This book is a collection of some of the more famous and not so famous stories about animals in the Bible, the lives of Catholic saints, and instan...

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$16.99
Monastery Mornings

Monastery Mornings

Michael Patrick O'Brien

$18.00

A love letter to a community of Trappist monks who provided family when it was needed the most.  This warmhearted memoir describes how a small, ins...

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$18.00
Flying Yellow

Flying Yellow

Suzanne Underwood Rhodes

$19.00

The poems in Flying Yellow cry out for the day just out of reach, the day which unaccountably may in a moment or a season let down a joyful light i...

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$19.00
Essential Easter Prayers

Essential Easter Prayers

Editors at Paraclete Press

$10.99

A companion book for anyone celebrating the season of Easter, with prayers and practices from a variety of denominations and traditions. Sections i...

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$10.99
Looking from the Precipice

Looking from the Precipice

Botrus Mansour

$17.99

A view from Nazareth for the future of Christianity.​ In our deeply troubled times, a message of hope comes from the tiny village of Nazareth . . ....

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$17.99
Essential Lenten Prayers

Essential Lenten Prayers

Editors at Paraclete Press

$10.99

A companion book for anyone observing the Christian season of Lent, with prayers and practices from a variety of denominations and traditions. Begi...

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$10.99
To You All Hearts Are Open

To You All Hearts Are Open

Scot McKnight

$14.99

 The most ancient form of prayer is probably petition. Scot McKnight has set out to understand this better, and guide pray-ers and churches to rein...

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$14.99
40 Days with God

40 Days with God

Kent Hickey

$15.99

How much time is enough to be with God? While it could be the 40 days or years used so often in the Bible, it’s also possible that simply stealing ...

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$15.99
The Church of the Transfiguration

The Church of the Transfiguration

Community of Jesus

$69.95

The Church of the Transfiguration is a contemporary expression of fourth-century basilican architecture. The more than 200 photographs in this boo...

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$69.95
Christ the Life

Christ the Life

Thomas L. Martin

$22.00

The Life of Christ As It’s Never Been Told BeforeEvery scene, in wondrous prose, comes to life anew in this powerful book.How might a literary arti...

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$22.00
Before Margaret Met the Pope

Before Margaret Met the Pope

Jon M. Sweeney

$11.99

"Before Margaret met the Pope, she lived on the streets of Rome. She was a small cat in one of the busiest, most crowded, cities in all Europe. Rom...

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$11.99
Flunking Sainthood Every Day

Flunking Sainthood Every Day

Jana Riess

$19.99

In her memoir, Flunking Sainthood, Riess failed twelve different spiritual practices over the course of a year but discovered to her surprise that ...

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$19.99
Love's Immensity

Love's Immensity

Scott Cairns

$19.00

One of America's finest living poets has breathed new life into the early Christian mystics. From Saint Paul to Julian of Norwich, the original tex...

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$19.00
Litany of Flights

Litany of Flights

Laura Reece Hogan

$21.00

Winner of the 2020 Paraclete Poetry Prize, Litany of Flights is a luminous examination of the journey of the soul, from moments of loss to moments ...

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$21.00
Thérèse

Thérèse

Sarah Law

$21.00

In this collection, poet Sarah Law presents lucid, lyrical reflections on the much-loved saint, Thérèse of Lisieux (1873-97), whose life and writin...

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$21.00
Amazing Nearness

Amazing Nearness

Fr. Tadeusz Dajczer

$17.99

Father Tadeusz Dajczer wants you to discover the joy and profound gift that comes when we truly encounter Jesus in the Eucharist.

$17.99

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