Books for Advent

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Enjoy seasonal book selections from Loyola Press.

Reading for the Advent and Christmas Seasons for Kids

 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 2017-18

Advent, a joyful time of preparation for the birth of Jesus, can be further enriched with Sacred Space for Advent and the Christmas Season 2017-18, 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.

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

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

2018: A Book of Grace-Filled Days

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

2018: Un año lleno de gracia

2017: Un año lleno de gracia ofrece meditaciones diarias para edificar y nutrir la fe.


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.