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Liturgical Press is internationally known as a Catholic and ecumenical publisher in prayer and spirituality, Scripture, liturgy, theology, and monastic life. Founded in 1926, we are the publishing house of Saint John’s Abbey, a Benedictine community in Collegeville, Minnesota.

Parish Life

PARISH
LIFE

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Academic Resources

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RESOURCES

Examine thorough resources on liturgy, Scripture, and theology in tune with the needs of the academic and cultural issues of today.

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Monastic Traditions

MONASTIC
TRADITIONS

Search an array of titles on monastic spirituality, prayer, and history from the desert fathers and mothers down to the present day.

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Christian Living

CHRISTIAN
LIVING

Discover a wide variety of resources that help you live and share your Catholic faith.

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Prayer and Spirituality

PRAYER AND
SPIRITUALITY

Nourish your spirit with personal and communal prayer, and reflections both ancient and new.

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The Saint John's Bible

THE SAINT
JOHN’S BIBLE

Explore the stunning prints, books, and gifts inspired by The Saint John’s Bible—the first hand-written, hand-illuminated Benedictine Bible produced in over 500 years.

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Waiting in Joyful Hope

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Mary Lou Williams

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Ponder

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Living Liturgy Sunday Missal 2022

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Sacred Oils

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Mercy and the Rule of Law

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Berit Olam: Ezra and Nehemiah

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Living Liturgy

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The God Who Gave You Birth

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Living Liturgy for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

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Diving for Pearls

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Wisdom Commentary: John 1-10

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The Acts of the Apostles, Part Two

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The Acts of the Apostles, Part One

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Turn to the Lord

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Living Liturgy for Music Ministers

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Come to the Light

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Waiting in Joyful Hope Large Print

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The Forty Parables of Jesus

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Mary Lou Williams

In Mary Lou Williams: Music for the Soul, Deanna Witkowski brings a fresh perspective to the life and music of the legendary jazz pianist-composer Mary Lou Williams (1910-81). As a fellow jazz pianist-composer, adult convert to Catholicism, and liturgical composer, Witkowski offers unique insight gleaned from a twenty-year journey with Williams as her chosen musical and spiritual mentor.. . .

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Living Liturgy

Living Liturgy2022 provides practical, sound, and inspiring content from expert authors to enrich your parish liturgy and ministry. A robust formation program, Living Liturgyoffers the readings, plus insightful reflections and contextual background information for Sundays, Solemnities, and additional feasts of liturgical and national importance. This best-selling annual resource is ideal for parish ministers, liturgists, pastors, planning committees, and RCIA programs.

            An entirely new resource prepared for each li. . .

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Living Liturgy for Music Ministers

Inspire music ministers to more prayerfully lead the assembly with Living LiturgyTM for Music Ministers. Dynamic content and an engaging team of contributors offer music ministers the spiritual preparation they need to be confident, effective leaders of sung prayer. The Liturgy of the Word, and particularly the psalm, will come alive in new ways for the entire worshiping assembly.

Living LiturgyTM for Music Ministers begins with the First Sunday of Advent 2021 and includes the following:

  • Suggestions for the psalmist’s spiritual preparatio. . .
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Sacred Oils

The Catholic Church uses three different sacred oils in some of its most solemn ceremonies: the baptism of children, confirmation, the anointing of the sick, the ordination of a priest, the ordination of a bishop, and the dedication of a church and altar. Many churches place the three oils on display for the view of the faithful and for the convenience of the clergy. Sacred Oils explores. . .

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Mercy and the Rule of Law

Given the Catholic Church’s complex history concerning divorce and remarriage, it’s not surprising that the promulgation of Amoris Laetitia in 2016 caused such a stir among the laity, the press, some theologians, and even some bishops.

This book endeavors to introduce concepts and contexts that will help all these groups understand the document in a new light, explaining what the. . .

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Benedictine Options

You want insights for living? Look to people whose understandings have been practiced for fifteen hundred years. Saint Benedict and Saint Scholastica, his twin sister, established a flexible pattern that has adopted, adapted, challenged—and outlived—myriad cultures. Their sons and daughters today, who devote their time and talents to the “school for the Lord’s service” launched by the Rule of B. . .

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Benedictine Daily Prayer

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James Martin, SJ

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The Meal That Reconnects

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Theodore Hesburgh, CSC

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Ponder

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Struggle and Ascent

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Holy Land Pilgrimage

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Unfolding the Mystery of Christ

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With One Spirit

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The Stations of the Cross in Atonement for Abuse and for the Healing of All

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Stirring Waters

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Shepherds and Fishermen

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Wisdom Commentary: Psalms Books 4-5

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Wisdom Commentary: Qoheleth (Ecclesiastes)

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A Prophetic, Public Church

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Authentic Liturgy

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Desert Daughters, Desert Sons

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Reading Revelation at Easter Time

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The Sacraments and Consumer Culture

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Sex, Love, and Families

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Hineni

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Saint Benedict's Wisdom

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An Introduction to Christian Ethics

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Journey to Jerusalem

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Aelred of Rievaulx (1110-1167)

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Northern Light

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