Resources for Living the Gospel Today

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

Books for Prayer and Spirituality

NEW! Holy Women of Luke’s Gospel
by Joan Mitchell, CSJ – Art by Ansgar Holmberg, CSJ

Sister Joan and Sister Ansgar have collaborated for a second time on Gospel women. In both his Gospel and in the Acts of the Apostles, Luke tells women’s stories — Mary and Martha, the widow of Nain, Mary Magdalene, Phoebe and Priscilla. You will meet them and more in word and illustration and prayer.

Table of Contents & Introduction
Sample Pages

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Softcover, 40 pages. 1-10 copies, $8; 11-99, $7; 100+, $5.50.

Holy Women, Full of Grace
Praying the Stories of the Women in Mark’s Gospel
by Joan Mitchell, CSJ – Art by Ansgar Holmberg, CSJ

Sister Joan has created a litany for the women in Mark’s Gospel. Sister Ansgar joined the prayer by bringing the women to life with her art. We invite you to join us in prayer and reflection and in adding women in your life to the litany.

Soft cover, 32 pages,  $8.00


An Amazing Journey!

A discussion guide on the universe story.  Features 50 articles by thinkers Thomas Berry, Briane Swimme, Mary Southard, Charlene Spretnak, Michael Dowd, Miriam Therese MacGillis, Bill Moyers, and many more who explore how the universe story is reshaping our lives.  Includes creative exercises, rituals, and poetry.

Spiral bound, 8.5″ x 11″  160 pages  $20.00


Praying the Advent Names of God

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!). BUY NOW!


Cosmos Cards

Cosmos Cards tell the story of creation in 25 stunningly beautiful postcards, each of which reminds us we are loved by the Creator.  Send them to your friends to let them know they, too, are loved.  Use them for meditation alone or in small groups.  Let them inspire your journaling.  Cosmos Cards come in a package of 25.  Buy two sets so you are ready for the person who says, “Where did you get these?”

Pack of 25  $15.00


The Dance of Creation: Labyrinths of Healing Prayer and Art
by Mayr Boros

Author Mayr Boros has survived pancreatic and breast cancer. Her work with art and the labyrinth have provided both focus and healing during her recoveries. Readers will embark on their own remarkable journeys of light in the colors, shapes, paths, and simple words of prayer on these pages.

Soft cover, 8″ x 9.5″ 63 pages $20.00


Living Like Francis Today
by Marci Blum, OSF

Six faith-sharing sessions on Franciscan spirituality.  Each session begins and ends with simple prayers from scripture or from the writing of St. Francis.  Reflection questions invite Catholic bible study groups and faith-sharing communities to apply the themes in their lives.

Soft cover, 5″x8″  59 pages  $4.95


Memory and Memoir
by Eleanor Lincoln, CSJ

Memory and Memoir distills the author’s years of teaching memoir writing in workshops and classes.  Follow the reflection and writing suggestions in the eight chapters and you will soon have a portion of your life on paper.

Soft cover, 5″ x 8″  56 pages  $9.95


Secrets of Prayer
by Nancy Corcoran, CSJ

Sister Nancy’s experiences of travel, study, and work in all corners of our world taught her that no one has a corner on the divine.  This practical, easy-to-read book suggests six ways to look for the holy, starting with prayer, meditation, and contemplation.  Ways to pray from other traditions will help you listen to the one-you-seek-who-seeks-you.  This is a great book to read with others who want to enliven their prayer lives, too.

Soft cover, 6″x9″  144 pages   $16.99