Books for Advent

Books

Enjoy seasonal book selections from Loyola Press.

Reading for the Advent and Christmas Seasons for Kids


Mary Mother of Jesus 

Mary, Mother of Jesus

A wise old woman sits under a shady tree, with neighborhood children gathered around, and tells her life stories. In this book that woman is Mary, the mother of Jesus.
 

Shhh...God Is in the Silence

This book uses simple yet profound truths to help children quiet their minds and listen to their hearts to know that we are all deeply loved by God.

 

Shhh...God Is in the Silence (Bilingual)

This book uses simple yet profound truths to help children quiet their minds and listen to their hearts to know that we are all deeply loved by God. Bilingual edition.

Loyola Kids Book of Catholic Signs & Symbols

From the sign of the fish to the Stations of the Cross, from palms to ashes, this book will enable readers to appreciate the symbols of faith all around us.
 Leo's Gift

Leo’s Gift

An intensely shy six-year-old boy overcomes his self-doubt to discover that he has a beautiful gift to share with the world—just in time for Christmas!

 Leo's Gift

Loyola Kids Book of Bible Stories

An illustrated collection of Bible stories for Catholic children, uniquely arranged according to their use in the liturgical year, with helpful commentary.

 
 

A Gift for the Christ Child

This meaningful book offers a lesson in the importance of generosity and sacrifice during a season where so much of the focus is on receiving.

Reading for the Advent and Christmas Seasons for Adults



Sacred Space for Advent and the Christmas Season 2019-20

Advent, a joyful time of preparation for the birth of Jesus, can be further enriched with Sacred Space for Advent and the Christmas Season 2019-20, a daily prayer experience from Sacred Space, the internationally known online prayer guide. 


Isaiah: Build a Highway for God

The greatest of prophets proclaims the coming deliverance of God's people.


Mary: Jesus’ Mother—and Ours

Mary: Jesus’ Mother--and Ours, by Kevin Perotta, part of the best-selling Six Week with the Bible series, looks at six episodes in Mary’s life, as detailed in the Gospels of Luke and John, to develop a distinct sense of her as a person.

 

María: madre de Jesús, madre nuestra

En María: madre de Jesús, madre nuestra, se exploran seis episodios de la vida de María en los Evangelios de Lucas y Juan.

 

Matthew 1-2/Luke 1-2: Joy to the World

The Word is made flesh: the two narratives of Jesus' birth.

 Six Weeks Spanish: Mateo and Lucas
 

Mateo 1-2/Lucas 1-2: Alegría para el mundo

En el presente libro dialogaremos sobre la forma en que Mateo y Lucas presentan los eventos relacionados al nacimiento e infancia de Jesús.


2020: A Book of Grace-Filled Days

Provides a concise and structured way to listen to God’s voice every day of the year.

 

365 días acompañados por los santos

365 días acompañados por los santos ofrece una reflexión sobre cómo su mensaje se puede aplicar a nuestra realidad hoy y nos hace un llamado a la acción.


The Christmas Play: A Fable for the Holidays

This fresh take on the Christmas story addresses every person’s need for personal meaning during the Christmas season.

A Book of Advent and Christmas Prayers

A unique collection of seasonal prayers and devotions selected by esteemed prayer-book author William G. Storey.

Stories of the Old Testament

An invaluable book for Catholics who want to experience the Old Testament, not just read it.