Advent Books

Discover recommended Ascension books for growing closer to Christ and strengthening your faith this Advent.

Kids Books

Help prepare children for Christmas

Ages 3–5

Prepare young hearts for Christmas morning with the story of Jesus’ birth, featuring the sights and sounds of their favorite animals.

Ages 3–7

Journey with the Holy Family from the Annunciation through Epiphany. Follow along with the liturgical season’s Mass readings for each part of the story.

Ages 3–7

Engage children in Advent and Christmas Masses with an interactive board book that keeps them occupied and inspires them to encounter the mysteries of God’s love during mass.

Ages 10 and up

Encourage older children to pursue a personal relationship with Jesus during Advent. This comic book-style story includes the preparational purpose of Advent and Jesus' birthday.

Adult Books

Grow closer to Christ and strengthen your faith this Advent season

Understand the greatest celebrations of the Catholic Faith during Advent and Christmas: the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary; the Nativity of the Lord; Mary, the Holy Mother of God; and the Epiphany.

Dedicate this Advent season to taking small and manageable steps toward holiness using the practical wisdom of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal.

Meditate on the life and holiness of St. Joseph during this season focused on the Holy Family with guided meditations and space to record your thoughts and prayers.

Prepare for interactions with loved ones who are away from the Faith this Christmas season with hope and healing from St. Monica.

Grow your awareness of God’s constant presence and hear his voice more clearly in your life during Advent with encouragement to listen for the little whispers of God.

Pray in a deeper way this Advent with advice and encouragement for participation in Adoration, Reconciliation, the Rosary, and the Stations of the Cross.

Pocket Guide to Adoration

Pocket Guide to the Sacrament of Reconciliation

Pocket Guide to the Rosary

Pocket Guide to the Stations of the Cross