Resources for Living the Gospel Today

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


How and when will I receive my copies of Sunday By Sunday?
Your issues arrive via the US mail approximately three weeks before the date of the first issue of that shipment. They arrive in nests of 8 issues, one inside another.

What if I can’t remember how many Sunday By Sunday subscriptions I ordered?
The first number above your name on the address label indicates the number of issues you ordered.

What happens if my Sunday By Sunday group number changes?
Just let us know if you need to adjust your order. If you need to increase your order, call us at 800-232-5533, and we will process your increase immediately. If you need to decrease your order, simply let us know as soon as your group number stabilizes. You will be billed only for your final number.

What happens if I need to cancel my subscription to Sunday By Sunday?
You will be billed only for the issues you have actually used.

What if I have questions about my Sunday By Sunday order?
Our friendly service representatives can answer any questions you have about your order, invoice, mailing schedule, ordering options, or prices. Call 800-232-5533.

What if I want more copies of the special Sunday By Sunday Advent or Lent issues?
You can purchase the Advent and Lent bonus issues in packs of 100 for parish-wide distribution. Call 800-232-5533.

Can I see a sample of Sunday By Sunday?
Yes! You can view a free sample online or request free samples in the mail.

Where is the Sunday By Sunday blog?
Keep up with Sunday By Sunday through Sister Joan’s blog at

How and when will I receive access to SPIRIT Online?
Spirit Online will be available by the end of July 2014. You can order at any time and you will receive your username and password within one business day.

How do I access the issues?
You will be sent your username and password, along with your usage license and more specific login instructions, by email.

Do I need special software?
You will need a PDF reader, such as the Adobe reader, which you can download for free here.

Do I need a disk?
You will be able to access the issues online, but we can also send you a disk of the entire program for off-line use. You may not make copies of the disk.

Is there a limit to the number of times I can log in to SPIRIT Online?
No. Your username and password will be good for the entire subscription year. Check back often for more added content!

Can I see a sample of SPIRIT?
Yes! You canview a free sample online.

Where is the SPIRIT blog?
Stay up-to-date on SPIRIT through the blog:

Can I open SPIRIT Online on my iPad, e-reader or Smartphone?
Any device that has internet access and can open a pdf can be used to read the SPIRIT Online issues.

Will all 28 issues be available at once?
Yes! All 28 issues and their corresponding guides will be available by the end of July.

Will there still be SPIRIT Xtra?
The SPIRIT Xtra – our component connecting current music and the Gospel – will still be part of the program. To keep things more current, the Xtra lessons will be published every MONTH rather than twice a year. This is also included in the program at no cost!

What if I can’t remember how many subscriptions I ordered?
Email, call 800-232-5533, or check the license that was e-mailed to you when you received your username and password.

What if I have other questions about SPIRIT?
Our friendly service representatives can answer any questions you have about your order. Call 800-232-5533.

When will I receive my order?
Most orders ship within 24-48 hours via US Mail. If you have a rush order, please call 800-232-5533.

Should Giver of Life and Moving in the Spirit be used together as a two-year program?
Moving in the Spirit has everything you need for the immediate preparation for confirmation for senior high students. Giver of Life is the complete program for students who make their confirmation in junior high. If you have a 2-year program, consider using our weekly lectionary-based program for teens called SPIRIT in addition to one of these confirmation programs.

Can I see a sample of Moving in the Spirit or Giver of Life?
Call us now at 800-232-5533 and we will rush an evaluation pack of each of the program’s components to you. You will pay for the pack only if you keep it!