Books and Magazines

  • Alba House
    Operated by the Society of St. Paul, Alba House publishes a variety of books on theology, spirituality, saints, marriage and sexuality, and Catholic living.

  • Daughters of St. Paul
    Publishers of assorted Catholic books and of official Vatican documents such as papal encyclicals and apostolic letters.

  • Eerdmans
    Excellent Protestant publishing house which has published a large number of Catholic books, including the Ressourcement series, featuring titles by Guardini, Danielou, de Lubac and other key 20th century Catholic theologians.

  • Emmaus Road Publishing
    A fledgling publisher, Emmaus Road has already made its mark on the Catholic best-sellers charts with the popular Catholic For a Reason books featuring Scott Hahn and other noted apologists.

  • Ignatius Press
    Likely the largest—and easily the most important—Catholic publisher in America today. Ignatius Press has been instrumental in publishing important new works, republishing older works (such as G.K. Chesterton's complete works), and English editions of key theologians such as von Balthasar, Ratzinger, and de Lubac.

  • Our Sunday Visitor
    This venerable publisher produces a variety of books, magazines and newspapers. Some of their finest works are reference materials, such as the Catholic Dictionary, and the Encyclopedias of Catholic Doctrine, Catholic Saints, and Catholic History.

  • Sophia Press
    An excellent publisher providing both new works and reprinting many classic works, especially in the areas of spirituality, marriage, and liturgy. Some of the authors pubished by Sophia include Alice and Deitrich von Hildebrand, Romano Guardini, Gerald Vann, and Evelyn Waugh.

  • TAN Books
    Publishes a wide range of books addressing topics such as theology, spirituality, apologetics, philosophy, and much more.

  • ABE Books
    Claims to be the "world's largest network of independent booksellers." A huge selection of both new and used books, accessed through a network of hundreds of bookstores.


  • Barnes and

    Over 10 million out of print and/or used books can be found through this network of independent booksellers.

  • Eighth Day Books
    Specializing in works of Christian theology, philosophy, history, and spirituality, Eighth Day picks only the finest works in these fields—and do a very good job at it.

    Large, independent and quirky, this Portland, Oregon institution has an excellent site and a deep inventory...and offers free shipping on orders of $50 or more.

  • Canticle
    From the website: "The mission of Canticle is to provide a forum of reflection and insight on the inherent dignity and unique vocation of woman, namely, her privilege of imaging the Church, the Bride of Christ, Canticle is universal in scope, joyful in tone, and fully obedient to the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church."

  • Catholic World Report
    Yet another Ignatius Press publication! This one, also excellent, reports stories about the Catholic Church and Faith from around the globe.

  • Envoy
    A bi-monthly magazine devoted to Catholic apologetics and evangelization, edited by Patrick Madrid, well-known apologist and author.

  • First Things
    Self-described as "A Monthly Journal of Religion and Public Life," this excellent periodical features the writing of top orthodox Catholic, Jewish, and Protestant writers on issues of politics and culture. Edited by Fr. Richard Neuhaus, author of The Naked Public Square.

  • Catholic Answers
    A leading Catholic apologetics apostolate, this magazine explains the Church's teachings and defends them against groups such as Fundamentalists, Jehovah Witnesses, Mormons, and secularists.

  • Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity
    High quality ecumenical periodical featuring the writing of top orthodox Catholic and Protestant authors such as Thomas Howard, James Hitchcock, Harold O.J. Brown, and others.