July Publishers Newsletter

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Dear Friends,

We are delighted to share with you the news of our latest prize-winning titles. As always, these books reflect not only the highest standards, but a range of theological, ethical, ecclesial, and spiritual engagement with the world and our moment in history.

From the Association of Catholic Publishers: Excellence in Publishing Awards


First Place (Biography): Mary Frances Coady, Caryll Houselander: A Biography

Second Place (Scripture): John Dear, The Gospel of Peace

Second Place (Theology): Elizabeth Gandolfo, Ecomartyrdom in the Americas


And from the Catholic Media Association Book Awards (22 Awards)



Books on Pope Francis: James Kroeger, MM, Walking with Pope Francis: The Official Documents in Everyday Language

Liturgy: Elizabeth Donnelly and Russ Petrus, eds., Catholic Women Preach, Cycle B

Sacraments: James Bernauer, SJ, Auschwitz and Absolution: The Case of the Commandant and the Confessor

Family Life: Bill Cain, SJ, The Book of Cain: On Adding a New Book to the Family Bible

Catholic Social Teaching: Leo Guardado, Church as Sanctuary 

Ecumenism/Interfaith Relations: Lucinda Mosher, Elinor J. Pierce, and Or N.Rose, eds.: With the Best of Intentions: Interreligious Missteps and Mistakes

Life and Dignity of the Human Person: John Dear, The Gospel of Peace

Memoir: Sr. Jeanne Clark, OP: All the Way In: A Story of Activism, Incarceration, and Organic Farming



Liturgy: Maurice Nutt, CSsR, Down Deep in My Soul: An African American Catholic Theology of Preaching

Biography: Mary Frances Coady, Caryll Houselander: A Biography

Inclusion in the Church: Al Tizon, Christ Among the Classes: The Rich, the Poor, and the Mission of the Church

Catholic Social Teaching: Elizabeth Gandolfo, Ecomartyrdom in the Americas

Life and Dignity of Human Person: John Sheveland, ed., Theology in a Post-Traumatic Church



Theology: Cyprian Consiglio, Rediscovering the Divine

Memoir: James Finley, The Healing Path: A Memoir and an Invitation




Books on Pope Francis: Pope Francis, Walking Together: The Way of Synodality

Scripture: Lucien Legrand, Paul & Mission

Biography: Frank Fromherz and Suzanne Sattler, No Guilty Bystander: The Extraordinary Life of Bishop Thomas Gumbleton

Faith and Science: Kate Rigby, Meditations on Creation in an Era of Extinction

Catholic Social Teaching: Clemens Sedmak, Enacting Integral Human Development

Religion in the Public Square: Daniel Horan, OFM, Engaging Thomas Merton: Spirituality, Justice, and Racism

Memoir: Kathleen Osberger, I Surrender: A Memoir of Chile’s Dictatorship, 1975



With thanks to our peers in the publishing industry, to our authors, and of course to you our readers,


Peace and blessings,


P.S. Get 25% on any or all of these award-winners, through July 30th



Order today!

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