Resources for Living the Gospel Today

A Publishing Ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet

Sunday by Sunday is centered on the Sunday gospel.



Each week Sunday by Sunday breaks open the Word of God for groups and individuals.

You can order Sunday by Sunday for a full-year,  36 weeks, or by units. Click here to see the dates and prices for 2017-2018. Visit our Sunday by Sunday page to place your order. Call Lacy at 800-232-5533 with any questions you may have.


Sister Joan, Sunday by Sunday editor, has written a 4-part Advent Retreat for you.


You can view several Sunday by Sunday Advent issues here, too. God bless these weeks of preparation for Christmas.




Advent and Lent packs are available!

Make sure every household in your parish has access to these prayers, calendars, traditions game, and more! Click on the images to view each issue. Only $12.95 for a pack of 100. Order online or call us at 800-232-5533.




Click here to view our other Advent resources!




An online program for teens based on the Sunday gospels.



Visit our SPIRIT page to see what SPIRIT Online has to offer! Click here to place an order.

Teens love Advent for its traditions—Advent wreaths, Advent calendars, Las Posadas, to name a few.  Build on their love of Advent by immersing them in the memorable gospels of the season.  The SPIRIT Online four Advent issues brings the themes of Advent into teens’ lives.

Online access to the four Advent issues of SPIRIT Online is only $2.00 per student.  Add the Lent/Easter issues for only $2.00 more.  Visit the Advent/Lent preview page to see how SPIRIT can work for you this Advent.


Confirmation Programs

Check out our senior high confirmation program, Moving in the Spirit, and our junior high confirmation program, Giver of Life. Click here to learn more.

We also have Gifts of the Spirit t-shirts! The perfect way to make your confirmation or youth group visible during parish events, service projects, retreats, or as a gift. Only $12 per shirt. Order online here.

Looking for confirmation certificates for your class? Download FREE certificates here.

Cards and Books


A digital version of Memory and Memoir is now available! You can read Sister Eleanor’s popular book on writing your memoir online or download and print out the pages. View the table of contents and a sample chapter. For only $4.50, we will send you a username and password that allows you full access to the book. Call 800-232-5533 or order online. Take advantage of summer to start your memories flowing.


Bible Study: The Gospel of Mark

Beginning in January, we read large chunks of Mark’s gospel at Sunday Eucharist. Sister Joan places those excerpts we hear in the larger context of Mark’s whole gospel. This 88-page book is ideal for Bible study groups, homilists, and individuals interested in how each gospel reflects Jesus’ life and teaching.

Only $10.00! Order online or give us a call at 800-232-5533.


Cosmos Cards are a simple and touching way to tell the story to those near and dear to you. Each of the 25 postcards has a fact about one of God’s creative moves. these cards are ready to mail as a postcard for someone who needs a regular reminder that God is with him or her. Or use them for meditation alone or in small groups.

$15 for all 25 cards. Click here to order online.

Download & print this FREE Catholic Social teaching poster! Try to live one of the principles in a special way this week. Be ready to share how the principle helped you respond to people you met and situations you encountered.

Quick Links

December 18 2017
All Day

Advent Prayer of the Day

you are the covenant maker
and the promise giver.
You appeared to Moses in the burning bush
and gave him the Commandments.
Come, set us free to serve you.

O Antiphons

you are the covenant maker
and the promise giver.
You appeared to Moses in the burning bush
and gave him the Commandments.
Come, set us free to serve you.

O Antiphons


A Gospel Reflection

December 17, 2017

Online Retreats

Sample one of our online retreats to see if they fit for you. You can make the retreat at your computer or on your phone, or print out the pages to take with you into the outdoors or to a quiet place you like.

Our blessings go with you.

Click here to download a FREE Advent manger scene!

Click here to download a FREE folding prayer book.

The O Antiphons are the Church’s prayer for the last days of Advent. These cards are beautifully illustrated by Ansgar Holmberg, CSJ, with prayer poems by Joan Mitchell, CSJ. Each illustration has the original antiphon and its scriptural sources on the back.

View a sample card. Only $15.00 per set (includes shipping!).

Click here to order online.

These cards are also available as 18″x12″ posters. $15.00 per set. Click here to order online.