Christmas Traditions – A Stocking for Jesus

When you decorate your home and hang your family’s stockings – don’t forget the Birthday Boy! Give Jesus a special place of honor with His own stocking, complete with His name embroidered in gold. This wonderful tradition helps remind the whole family that Christmas is about more than giving material gifts. Throughout Advent, everyone is […]

Christmas Best Seller – Kneeling Santa

Are you looking for a special gift for someone who has everything? Year after year the Kneeling Santa products continue to be best-sellers for us!  Inspired by the Scripture verse, “…at the name of Jesus every knee should bend, of those in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that […]

What is the meaning of the Advent Wreath?

Since circles have no beginning and no end, the circular shape of the Advent Wreath is used to symbolize God the Father and eternal life. The wreath holds four candles which are lit over the four weeks of Advent. There are three violet (purple) candles and one rose candle, each representing 1,000 years. Added together, […]

Catholic Books Best Seller List – November 2010 (Hardcovers)

From The Association of Catholic Publishers (ACP),  here are the top selling hard cover Catholic books for the month of November 2010. The End and the Beginning -George Weigel • Doubleday Religion • 9780385524797 Rediscovering Catholicism – Matthew Kelly • Beacon Publishing • 9781929266081 The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything – James Martin • HarperOne […]

Christmas Traditions – The Christmas Nail

The season of Advent, which prepares us for Christmas, is closely tied to the season of Lent, which prepares us for Easter. Both seasons feature the liturgical color of purple, and both are a time of inward searching and waiting. The tradition of the Christmas Nail is another way to tie the mystery of Christ’s […]

Christmas Traditions – The Jesse Tree

An increasingly popular Advent and Christmas tradition is the creation of a Jesse Tree. This special tree recreates the family tree of Jesus – beginning with Adam and Eve at the creation of the world. Each person on the Jesse Tree plays an important role in the story of Salvation History and is represented by […]

Catholic Books Best Seller List for the Month of October 2010 – Softcovers

From The Association of Catholic Publishers (ACP),  here are the top selling soft cover Catholic books for the month of October 2010. The Screwtape Letters – HarperOne • 9780060652937 Catechism of the Catholic Church – Doubleday Religion • 9780385479677 • USCCB Publishing • 9781574551105 Mere Christianity -C.S. Lewis • HarperOne • 9780060652920 United States Catholic […]

Catholic Books Best Seller List for the Month of October 2010 – Hardcovers

From The Association of Catholic Publishers (ACP),  here are the top selling hard cover Catholic books for the month of October 2010. Where There is Love, There is God – Mother Teresa • Doubleday Religion • 9780385531788 Rediscovering Catholicism – Matthew Kelly • Beacon Publishing • 9781929266081 Celebration of Discipline – Richard J. Foster • […]

Catholic Books Best Sellers List September 2010

From The Association of Catholic Publishers (ACP),  here are the top selling Catholic books for the month of September 2010. These are the hard cover Catholic books: Rediscovering Catholicism – Matthew Kelly • Beacon Publishing • 9781929266081 God’s Tender Mercy – Joan Chittister • Twenty-Third Publications • 9781585957996 The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything – […]