View the Current Catalog View Foreign Rights Catalog
The inspiring testament of Maryknoll missioner Bob McCahill, and his work among the Muslim poor of Bangladesh.
The well-known Peruvian theologian reviews the Bible from the standpoint of the struggling poor offering new and challenging insights on its meaning today.
Lessons taught and learned by the beloved spiritual writer, Henri Nouwen, while living among missioners and the poor they serve in Latin America.
Offers a new translation of the original story of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and reflects on its meaning for the faithful and the church today.
The former president of Haiti's writings and sermons on the harsh reality and stubborn hope of the people of Haiti.
Offers fresh insights into the stories of Biblical women from Esther to Mary Magdalene.
Invites readers to feel the penetrating power of Jesus' own stories.
The Latin American Jesuit's essays on the challenge the poor and oppressed make to Christian faith.
Offers a way of reading the sacred hymns and prayers as poetry, and as catalyst to community action.
The well-known biblical storyteller turns to the significance of the sacraments and the way they draw Christians together to pray and act as Jesus taught.
In a new rendering of the traditional meditation on Jeus' last words, Franciscan Michael Crosby brings out their to our lives today.
More stories of Biblical women in this eagerly awaited sequel to her first book 'Not Counting Women and Children'
This telling meditation on the blessings from the Sermon on the mount shows how we might 'ascend' the Beatitudes to the fullness of Jesus' message.
Introduces Carmelite spirituality, from the hermits of Mount Carmel to the sixteenth-century Spanish mystics, to Therese of Lisieux and Edith Stein.
Dorothy Day's frank and compelling account of 30 years at the Catholic Worker in New York City.
Her cause for sainthood is now underway.
Reviews three basic models of theology in Western Christianity: moral, mystical, pastoral.
Essays by the well-known liberation theologian on the church, Catholic social teaching, and evangelization.
Seventy original and classic essays on peace and activism by Dorothy Day, Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Thomas Merton, Henri Nouwen, and many others.
Shows how the wisdom sayings and proverbs of Africa offer a new way to look at and understand the Christian mysteries.
Reveals the surprisingly contemporary relevance of the Book of the Apocalypse through a fascinating socio-historical reading of the text.
Inspiring meditations from a leading Black Catholic writer combined with stunning original art from Kenya, offer a unique spiritual journey for this Lent or any time of the year.
One of the most significant contributions of Latin America to the church and theology today.
Shows how the biblical prophets of old pronouce the word of God and call us to account even today.
The mother of a murder victim makes the case against capital punishment.
A path to God in which the truth of a life lived in discernment is consistent with Christian spirituality.
How Christian revelation overcomes violence, mimesis, and scapegoating.
Thomas O'Loughlin's fresh and original introduction to Celtic spirituality begins by questioning the very notion of a distinctively "Celtic" spirituality. Brilliantly re-examining the original sources, he argues that there is one over-arching theme giving them a unity--the idea of being "on the edge", both culturally and geographically.
From St. Augustine and St. Paul, to Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton, and Dostoevsky, Forest shows how the practice of confession draws us deeper into a loving relationship with God, the body of Christ, and our fellow sinners.
An excellent introduction to Christianity for those with little or no formal understanding of Jesus, the Church, or the Christian life.
Henri Nouwen's journey to a Mayan town in Guatemala where he hoped to learn more about the life and faith of Fr. Stanley Rother.
More than forty years after Dr. King's death his message remains as radical and relevant as ever.
Explores the requirements of Christian discipleship through a powerful new reading of Mark's Gospel.
This brilliant snapshot of the Black Church today puts a spotlight on its vibrant worship, its approach to doctrine, and its role in social activism.
An acclaimed writer takes up the challenge of teaching peace.
How do the needs of the world guide our choices about what to do with our lives?
Maryknoll missioner tales and stories from the many peoples and cultures of Asia.
An engaging meditation on how the fullness of being a Christian entails an embrace of creation.
The wondrous saving grace of Jesus comes alive in both image and word.
Prayers gathered from around the world by the Maryknoll family of Fathers, Brothers, Sisters, lay missioners, and supporters.
This guide to attaining the gratitude that frees our spirit helps us to appreciate more deeply family, community, the earth and ourselves.
The extraordinary story of how, among the nomadic Masai people of Tanzania, a Western missioner "finds" the gospel message he came to preach.
In the tradition of midrash, here are twenty-one stories of "gospel women."
This volume traces his wide-reaching legacy in the Augustinian Order, among a diverse range of Protestant and Catholic reformers, and in modern currents in the church and spirituality.
Among Henri Nouwen's enduring gifts was this beautiful reflection on the meaning of the Eucharist, now available in a gift edition with art by Byzantine artist Duccio di Buoninsegna.
The Salesian tradition is rooted in the witness of two extraordinary saints - Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal.
A new edition of the best-selling classic on official Catholic Social Teaching.
New edition of the classic work on the spirituality of liberation.After twenty years, We Drink from Our Own Wells remains a classic expression of Latin American spirituality by a pioneer of liberation theology. Starting from St. Bernard of Clairvaux's counsel to root spirituality in one's own experience, Gustavo Gutierrez outlines the contours of a spirituality rooted in the experience of the poor and their struggle for life.
Peter C. Phan continues his seminal series on Asian theology, here focusing on the challenge of mission and inculturation.
A fascinating introduction to social justice by one of "the most effective teachers and preachers in the English-speaking world."
Shows how participation in the Eucharist can mobilize not only individual sharing but community action to end hunger.
These selections from the sermons and writings of Archbishop Oscar Romero share the message of a great holy prophet of modern times.
An introduction to the Anabaptists.
Heart-warming stories from Africa that impart wisdom, laughter and inspiration.
Old demons never die... they just go on-line! The Screwtape Letters for a new generation.
Writings on peace, faith, and the imperative of hope from one of America's most well-known Catholic activists.
More than fifty drawings and engravings by master engraver Fritz Eichenberg evoke an eternal message of compassion and peace.
How one middle-class parish made an option for the poor and rediscovered the Gospel.
The searing memoir of Sister Dianna Ortiz, an American nun who was abducted and tortured in Guatemala.
Peter Phan reflects on how people can be genuinely religious if they live "interreligiously."
Can the world change from a culture of domination to one of friendship? Can human nature evolve for the better? Yes, says philosopher Beatrice Bruteau: The Holy Thursday Revolution shows the way.
This fascinating account of dramatic change in a monastic community bears implications for contemporary spirituality.
A collection of the published work by Dorothy Day.
In these simple, heartfelt reflections, Cardinal Tagle of the Philippines shares how Christian community offers rich possibilities for love, faith, hope, and unity in diversity.
A critical assessment of globalization by leading Catholic thinkers.
A probing introduction to the meaning and methods of Practical Theology.
From Cuba to California, Uganda to Australia, an up-to-date resource that can lead Christian churches to new ways of being.
Through her own words, brings to light the life and message of a modern martyr, Maryknoll Sister Ita Ford.
A classic critique of the idolatry of consumerism.
A thoroughly updated edition of the popular work on what globalization does to the earth’s most vulnerable peoples—and what can be done about it.
The best-selling author of Jesus Before Christianity shows how understanding the spirituality of Jesus can change the world.
Thomas Merton's letters to interfaith friends illuminate the great challenge of dialogue and communion.
Are the Ten Commandments just a set of rules or are they a way of life?
Revised and updated edition of the much-discussed text on the issues of Christian mission, wealth and poverty, in a rapidly changing church and world.
An inspiring full-color celebration of our journey together in God, from the award-winning editor and publisher of Maryknoll magazine.
The incredible story of what can happen when the resources of the Catholic Church come together with the resources--both spiritual and physical--of people living in poverty around the world.
How the practice of Catholicism can transform culture and foster a world of justice and joy, peace and prosperity, liberty and love.
The counter-cultural message of St. Francis for the church, the world, and for disciples of Christ today.
Insightful stories of human virtues as exemplified by African wildlife--from an ostrich to a dung beetle to a baobab tree.
An original exploration of the life of Jesus and the teachings of Gandhi--one that puts nonviolent action at the very heart of Christian salvation.
A book on faith, doubt and the quest for certitude for all those who ever asked, How can I know there is a God?
Approaches christology as formed through the eyes of the disciples of Jesus.
Inspiring meditations from a modern monk, living in the "desert" of the inner city.
Discover the secret of happiness, as St. Francis knew: knowing the peace of God, and being a blessing to the world.
Writings and letters by the Austrian farmer who chose death rather than serve the Third Reich.
An extraordinary exploration of the difficult and vital virtue of forgiveness: of ourselves as well as others, even in the face of terrible loss.
A popular teacher of Scripture inspires us to not only appreciate God's Word but to live it and know the peace and joy that comes from it.
View the Current Catalog
Find us on Facebook
© 1970-2021 Orbis Books. Powered by Ecommerce solutions