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.

 

The Blessing of the Beasts

The Blessing of the Beasts

Ethel Pochocki

$19.99

As a young roach, Francesca was warned against churches. They were disgustingly clean, barren of food, although sometimes you might find leftover r...

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$19.99
The Jesus Creed

The Jesus Creed

Scot McKnight

$18.99

“Make sure this new guide for living is on your shelf.” —Max Lucado  This 15th anniversary of the bestselling classic The Jesus Creed invites us t...

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$18.99
Catholic Spiritual Practices

Catholic Spiritual Practices

Colleen Griffith

$17.99

How did the maestro advise the young violinist? There is a story of a young violinist who had an audition at Carnegie Hall. As she hurriedly exite...

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$17.99
The Day When God Made Church

The Day When God Made Church

Rebekah McLeod Hutto

$15.99

Children love birthday parties. This is a book – a first of its kind – to help kids understand and celebrate the birthday of the Church. The Day Wh...

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$15.99
40 Days Living the Jesus Creed

40 Days Living the Jesus Creed

Scot McKnight

$20.99

The bestselling 40-day devotional based on The Jesus Creed now with a study guide for church, book, house church, and study groups“Love the Lord yo...

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Endless Life

Endless Life

Scott Cairns

$21.00

From Saint Paul to Julian of Norwich, Scott Cairns has lovingly examined, pressed for the revelation, and set in verse the most memorable, beautifu...

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$21.00
Keeping Company with Saint Ignatius

Keeping Company with Saint Ignatius

Luke Larson

$19.99

When Luke Larson and his wife Evie embarked on a 500-mile pilgrimage across northern Spain, their purpose was to experience walking as a way of kee...

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$19.99
Praying with Your Whole Heart

Praying with Your Whole Heart

Saint Augustine

$13.99

This is a collection of four distinct but united voices on the subject of how to pray, and how to reach a deeper level of intimacy with God in your...

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$13.99
Humble Thyself Before the Lord

Humble Thyself Before the Lord

Thomas A. Kempis

$11.99

It is not easy to write about the importance of Christian humility. How does one exhort others to be humble, without sounding boastful oneself? The...

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$11.99
Three Ways of Loving God

Three Ways of Loving God

Saint Augustine

$16.99

This book is deceptively simple. It is a collection of three distinct but united voices on the subject of how to love God, and how to be loved by G...

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$16.99
Freedom and Forgiveness

Freedom and Forgiveness

Paul Farren

$9.99

In Freedom & Forgiveness: A Fresh Look at the Sacrament of Reconciliation, Father Farren examines the history of the Sacrament of Reconciliatio...

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$9.99
Doors to the Sacred

Doors to the Sacred

Sr. Bridget Haase, OSU

$16.99

Through her unique gift for storytelling, combined with profound spiritual insight, Sr. Bridget Haase's Doors to the Sacred will invite readers to ...

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The Road to Assisi

The Road to Assisi

Paul Sabatier

$17.99

Originally published in French in 1894, Sabatier’s was the first modern biography of Francis of Assisi. It was a worldwide bestseller, and in 2003 ...

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Francis and Clare

Francis and Clare

Jon M. Sweeney

$11.99

This joint biography illuminates the lives of Francis and Clare and their way of life. It shows how they were bound together by devotion to God as ...

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Saint Francis of Assisi

Saint Francis of Assisi

G. K. Chesterton

$14.99

 This beautiful edition offers all of G. K. Chesterton's insight, humor, and wit as he uncovers the real meaning of the life of the world's most po...

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Centering Prayers

Centering Prayers

Peter Traben Haas

$19.99

Centering Prayers is a collection of 365 daily prayers for moments of silence and meditation. Thousands of readers have been inspired by the love, ...

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$19.99
Christmas with the Holy Fathers

Christmas with the Holy Fathers

Peter Celano

$14.99

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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$14.99
Angels for Kids

Angels for Kids

Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle

$14.99

The invisible world of angels is so often overlooked, though it has been present since before the dawn of Creation, offering attentive service and ...

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Strangers to the City

Strangers to the City

Michael Casey

$17.99

Michael Casey, a monk and scholar who has been publishing his wise teachings on the Rule of St. Benedict for decades, turns to the particular Bened...

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Phyllis Tickle

Phyllis Tickle

Tony Jones

$25.99

Phyllis Tickle has had a significant impact on the religious landscape in America over her 50-year career. As a college dean, a publishing gadfly, ...

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$25.99
Hildegard of Bingen, Doctor of the Church

Hildegard of Bingen, Doctor of the Church

Carmen Acevedo Butcher

$17.99

Meet the incomparable St. Hildegard: nourishing, challenging, and idea-bursting. This essential reader includes selections from her songs, the...

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$17.99
Ireland's Saint

Ireland's Saint

J. B. Bury

$15.99

Explore Patrick’s place in history, the spread of Christianity beyond the Roman Empire, how Patrick first came to Ireland, the influence of the ea...

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$15.99
99 Psalms

99 Psalms

SAID

$17.99

 SAID’s 99 Psalms are poems of praise and lament, of questioning and wondering. In the tradition of the Hebrew psalmist, they find their voice in e...

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$17.99
Sacred Compass

Sacred Compass

J. Brent Bill

$17.99

"Brent Bill has written one of the finest books on discernment and divine guidance that I have seen in a very long time." —Richard J. Foster How do...

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A Grief Unveiled

A Grief Unveiled

Gregory Floyd

$18.99

A candid account of sudden grief and faith that has inspired thousands Gregory Floyd’s journey through grief after the tragic death of his youngest...

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An Inner Step Toward God

An Inner Step Toward God

Father Alexander Men

$19.99

According to Fr. Alexander Men (1935-1990), the Russian Orthodox priest and popular spiritual teacher who was publicly martyred in 1990 in the form...

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The Gift

The Gift

Alan Schreck

$15.99

Who is the Holy Spirit? What role does the Spirit play in the life of the Church and of the individual Christian? Beginning with the belief in the ...

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Man of Blessing

Man of Blessing

Carmen Acevedo Butcher

$16.99

Benedict left behind a life of privilege to live in a cave and learn how to be silent. There, he also learned how to walk the way of truth and be G...

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$16.99
Daily Prayer for Times of Grief

Daily Prayer for Times of Grief

Lisa B. Hamilton

$17.99

As fixed-hour prayer gains in popularity among Christians of all persuasions, it is only natural that they should want to adopt this ancient practi...

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Julian of Norwich

Julian of Norwich

Amy Frykholm

$17.99

The first fully-realized biography of Julian—theologian, anchorite, and visionary of the Middle Ages. A groundbreaking and sometimes controversial...

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Fresh Air

Fresh Air

Jack Levison

$18.99

"A rare and remarkable achievement: the Holiness of the Trinity made accessible to anyone who's open--to anyone who breathes." EUGENE PETERSONHave...

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God Will Provide

God Will Provide

Patricia Treece

$16.99

A specialist in human goodness and recent saints, Patricia Treece offers the fruits of years of research on how God meets the material needs, in va...

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The Complete Madame Guyon

The Complete Madame Guyon

Rev. Nancy C. James, PhD

$26.99

Guyon’s theology and spiritual writing opened new doors to people from all walks of life who yearned for spiritual joy and wisdom. These new trans...

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$26.99
Creating with God

Creating with God

Sarah Jobe

$19.99

Creating with God is a boldly truthful, sometimes funny, and deeply spiritual account of where babies come from and where babies take us. Jobe r...

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Welcome to the Orthodox Church

Welcome to the Orthodox Church

Frederica Mathewes-Green

$19.99

Welcome to the Orthodox Church—its history, theology, worship, spirituality, and daily life. This friendly guide provides a comprehensive introduct...

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Radical Hospitality: Benedict's Way of Love

Radical Hospitality: Benedict's Way of Love

Lonni Collins Pratt

$19.99

For readers of “The Benedict Option”, here is another invaluable collection of Benedictine wisdom to live by. Today's culture is increasingly hosti...

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The Jesus Creed for Students

The Jesus Creed for Students

Scot McKnight

$13.99

The gravity point of a life before God is that his followers are to love God and love others with everything they have. Scot McKnight calls this "T...

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Writing to God

Writing to God

Rachel G. Hackenberg

$19.99

Writing to God is a Lenten devotional tool, providing forty-seven insightful prayers for personal reflection and an equal number of scripturally-ba...

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Treatise on the Love of God

Treatise on the Love of God

St. Francis de Sales

$17.99

Heavenly Love comes as a wound that is a gift of God. Francis de Sales’s spiritual masterpiece, Treatise on the Love of God, was originally publi...

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$17.99
The Sign of the Cross

The Sign of the Cross

Andreas Andreopoulos

$17.99

$17.99
Rezando en colores

Rezando en colores

Sybil MacBeth

$16.99

$16.99
Shirt of Flame

Shirt of Flame

Heather King

$17.99

If you have not read Heather King before, her honesty may shock you. In this remarkable memoir, you will see how a convert with a checkered past ...

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Little Talks with God

Little Talks with God

Catherine of Siena

$16.99

"Eternal greatness! You made yourself low and small to make mankind great." While in an ecstatic trance, St. Catherine of Siena dictated The Dialog...

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$16.99

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