2024 CMA Book Awards Winners List

B101: Pilgrimages/Catholic Travel

First Place

The Via Dolorosa: A Pilgrim’s Guide to the Stations of the Cross

Howard M. Berlin

The Numismatourist Press

Second Place

Everyday Miracles of Lourdes - Twenty Extraordinary Experiences Along the Way to the Grotto 

Marlene Watkins

EWTN Publishing, Inc.

Third Place

That They May All Be One

Sophia Martin

Eastern Christian Publications

B102: Pope Francis

First Place

Walking with Pope Francis: The Official Documents in Everyday Language

James Kroeger, MM

Orbis Books

Second Place

Pope Francis and Mercy: A Dynamic Theological Hermeneutic

Gill K. Goulding, CJ

University of Notre Dame Press

Third Place

Pope Francis on Eucharist: 100 Daily Meditations for Adoration, Prayer, and Reflection

Pope Francis

Liturgical Press

Honorable Mention

Walking Together: The Way of Synodality

Pope Francis

Orbis Books

B103: Spirituality Classical

First Place

Seeing with the Heart

Kevin O'Brien

Loyola Press

Second Place

Pocket Guide to Novenas

Annie and John Paul Deddens

Ascension

Third Place

The Sign of the Cross: Recovering the Power of the Ancient Prayer

Bert Ghezzi

Word on Fire

Honorable Mention

The Living Flame of Love: Study Edition

St. John of the Cross; Study Guide by Kieran Kavanaugh, OCD

ICS Publications

B104: Spirituality Contemporary

First Place

Gift and Grit: How Heroic Virtue Can Change Your Life and Relationships

Andrew and Sarah Swafford

Ascension

Second Place

Arise to Blessedness

Jen Norton

Ave Maria Press

Third Place

Every Day with Jesus

Dr. Mary Amore

OSV

B105: Prayer Books

First Place

Come to Me: Living the Nine First Fridays

Sr. Anne Flanagan, FSP

Pauline Books & Media

Second Place

When You Pray: A Clear Path to a Deeper Relationship with God

Dr. Edward Sri

Ascension

Third Place

Awake with Christ: Living the Catholic Holy Hour in Your Home

Annabelle Moseley

En Route Books and Media

Honorable Mention

One Mother, One Church: A Scriptural Mediation on the Rosary with Worldwide Sacred Art 

Monica Shia Amparo

Eastern Christian Publications

B106: Collections of Prayers

First Place

The Paschal Mystery: Reflections for Lent and Easter

Matthew Becklo (ed.)

Word on Fire

Second Place

The Ascension Lenten Companion: A Personal Encounter with the Power of the Gospel, Year A

Fr. Mark Toups

Ascension

Third Place

A Time of Blessings and Peace

William B. Miller

Twenty-Third Publications

Honorable Mention

Pocket Guide to Novenas

Annie and John Paul Deddens

Ascension

Honorable Mention

Ave Guide to the Scriptural Rosary

Ave Maria Press

B107: Mysticism

First Place

The Living Flame of Love: Study Edition

St. John of the Cross; Study Guide by Kieran Kavanaugh, OCD

ICS Publications

Honorable Mention

The Sayings and Stories of the Desert Fathers and Mothers: Volume 2: Th–Ō (Thêta–Ōméga)

Translated and introduced by Tim Vivian

Liturgical Press

B108: Liturgy

First Place

Catholic Women Preach: Raising Voices, Renewing the Church - Cycle B

Elizabeth Donnelly and Russ Petrus

Orbis Books

Second Place

Down Deep in My Soul: An African American Catholic Theology of Preaching

Maurice J. Nutt, CSsR

Orbis Books

Third Place

Further Issues in Eucharistic Praying in East and West: Essays in Liturgical and Theological Analysis

Edited by Maxwell E. Johnson

Liturgical Press

Honorable Mention

In Christ Now Meet Both East and West: On Catholic Eucharistic Action

Thomas O'Loughlin

Liturgical Press

Honorable Mention

Why They Follow: Lessons in Church Communication from That One Lost Sheep

Matthew Warner

Word on Fire

B109: Pastoral Ministry – Parish Life

First Place

The Gardens of God

Cardinal Arthur Roche

Word on Fire

Second Place

The Road to Hope: Responding to the Crisis of Addiction

Keaton Douglas with Lindsay Schlegel

OSV

Third Place

Catechumenal Pathways for Married Life: Pastoral Guidelines for Local Churches

Dicastery of Laity, Family and Life

OSV

Honorable Mention

See Yourself as God Does: Understanding Holy Body Image Through Catholic Scripture

Shannon Whitmore

Ascension

Honorable Mention

Why They Follow: Lessons in Church communication for That One Lost Sheep 

Matthew Warner 

Word on Fire 

B110: Pastoral Ministry Catechetical

First Place

This is My Body: A Call to Eucharistic Revival

Bishop Robert Barron

Word on Fire

Second Place

When You Pray: A Clear Path to a Deeper Relationship with God

Dr. Edward Sri

Ascension

Third Place

Building a Firm Foundation: An Invitation to Parents of Children Preparing for Sacraments

Marylynn D. Wesson, D.Min.

OSV

Honorable Mention

Received: Your Journey to First Communion

Sarah Shutrop

Ascension

Honorable Mention

Renewed: Your Journey to First Reconciliation

Sarah Shutrop

Ascension

B111: Pastoral Ministry: Youth & Young Adult

First Place

Young Latino Catholics: Stories of Faith

Hosffman Ospino and Timothy Matovina

Paulist Press

Second Place

Untroubled by the Unknown: Trusting God in Every Moment

Fr. Mike Schmitz

Ascension

Honorable Mention

The Art of Listening to Young People - A Scientific and Pastoral Guide

Amoris Christi

En Route Books & Media, LLC

B112: Church Professional

First Place

Why They Follow: Lessons in Church Communication from That One Lost Sheep

Matthew Warner

Word on Fire

Second Place

Educating for Eternity: A Teacher's Companion for Making Every Class Catholic

Brett Salkeld, Ph.D.

OSV

Third Place

Preaching to Latinos: Welcoming the Hispanic Moment in the U.S. Church

Michael I. Kueber

The Catholic University of America Press

Honorable Mention

Counting the Cost: Financial Decision-Making, Discipleship, and Christian Living

Clemens Sedmak and Kelli Reagan Hickey

Liturgical Press

B1151: English Translation Edition

First Place

Pilgrimage of Anastasius: The Autobiography of the First Provincial of the Discalced Carmelites

Jerome Gracián; Translated by Stephen Watson, O.C.D.

ICS Publications

Second Place

God Without the Idea of Evil

Jean-Miguel Garrigues, O.P.

University of Notre Dame Press

Third Place

The Gregorian Melody: The Expressive Power of the Word

Alberto Turco

Liturgical Press

Honorable Mention

Biblia cum Glossa Ordinaria – Genesis, The Great Medieval Commentary on Sacred Scripture

Samuel J. Klumpenhouwer (translator)

Emmaus Academic

Honorable Mention

The Confessions of St. Augustine (Catholic Classics)

St. Augustine of Hippo, Fr. Gregory Pine O.P., Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk O.P., Matthew Minerd

Ascension

B1201: Design and Production

First Place

The Word on Fire Bible, Volume III: The Pentateuch

Word on Fire

Word on Fire

Second Place

Socrates' Children: An Introduction to Philosophy from the 100 Greatest Philosophers

Peter Kreeft

Word on Fire

Third Place

Living the Seasons

Erica Tighe Campbell

Ave Maria Press

Honorable Mention

One Mother, One Family

Monica Shia Amparo

Eastern Christian Publications

Honorable Mention

Breaking the Bread: A Biblical Devotional for Catholics Year B

Scott Hahn & Ken Ogorek

Emmaus Road Publishing

B1202: Design and Production: Children's Book

First Place

The Golden Key and Other Fairy Tales

George MacDonald

Word on Fire

Second Place

Saintly Creatures: 14 Tales of Animals and Their Holy Companions

Alexi Sargeant

Word on Fire

Third Place

New Friends Now and Forever: A Story about the Holy Souls

Yorris Handoko

Most High Publishing

B1203: Front Cover Artwork

First Place

New Friends Now and Forever: A Story about the Holy Souls

Yorris Handoko

Most High Publishing

Second Place

Helmet of Salvation

Theresa Linden and Nihal Dundung (Artist)

Silver Fire Publishing

Third Place

The Grief of Dads: Support and Hope for Catholic Fathers Navigating Child Loss

Patrick O'Hearn; Bryan Feger; Kelly and Ryan Breaux

Ave Maria Press

Honorable Mention

Beyond Pain: Job, Jesus, and Joy Revised Edition

Christian Rafetto, Cover Designer and Maureen Pratt Publisher, Editor

Galilee Road Publishing LLC

Honorable Mention

A Cop's Son: One G-Man's Fight Against Jihad, Global Fraud and the Cartels

Kenneth Strange Jr.

History Publishing Company LLC

B1301: Best Book by a Small Publisher

First Place

Lily of the Mohawks: Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

Philip Kosloski

Voyage Comics & Publishing

Second Place

Prophets of the New Testament

Kieran Larkin

Red Penguin Books

Third Place

That They May All Be One

Sophia Martin

Eastern Christian Publications

Honorable Mention

Ashes

Anthony Mancini

Tolmitch Press

Honorable Mention

The Living Flame of Love: Study Edition

St. John of the Cross; Study Guide by Kieran Kavanaugh, OCD

ICS Publications

B1401: Self–Published Fiction Books

First Place

The Shepherdess: The Story of St. Germaine Cousin

Andie Andrews

Second Place

Summer at West Castle

Theresa Linden

Silver Fire Publishing

B1402: Self–Published Non-Fiction Books

First Place

The Via Dolorosa: A Pilgrim’s Guide to the Stations of the Cross

Howard M. Berlin

The Numismatourist Press

Second Place

Duty, Honor, Faith, & Country

Martin H. Joyce

Kindle Direct Publishing

Third Place

Dear Saints: Catechesis on Saints

Jacob Huether

Honorable Mention

Feels Like Home: A Single Catholic Woman's Guide to Religious Life in the U.S.

Susan Flansburg

Honorable Mention

Dog at the Tinsel Tree: Susie's Story

Denise Lee Branco

Strolling Hills Publishing, LLC

B1403: Self–Published Children’s Books

First Place

Sword of the Spirit

Theresa Linden

Silver Fire Publishing

Second Place

New Friends Now and Forever: A Story about the Holy Souls

Susan Tassone

Most High Publishing

Third Place

The Secret Princess: A Tale of Hope

J.C. Prins

B1451: Best Book Published by a Diocese

First Place

That All May Be One: A History of the Catholic Diocese of Memphis

Catholic Diocese of Memphis

Second Place

That All May Be One: An Illustrated History of the Catholic Diocese of Memphis

Catholic Diocese of Memphis

B1501: Anthology

First Place

100 Great Catholic Poems

Sally Read

Word on Fire

Second Place

Slavery and the Catholic Church in the United States: Historical Studies

David J. Endres

The Catholic University of America Press

Third Place

Popcorn with the Pope: A Guide to the Vatican Film List

David Paul Baird, Andrew Petiprin, and Michael Ward

Word on Fire

Honorable Mention

No Lasting City: Essays on Theology, Politics, and Culture

Frederick Bauerschmidt

Word on Fire

Honorable Mention

Ashes: Visible & Invisible

Leslea Wahl, Cynthia T. Toney, Marie C. Keiser, Carolyn Astfalk, Amanda Lauer, Ellen Gable, Corinna Turner, Antony B. Kolenc, T.M. Gaouette, and Theresa Linden

Catholic Teen Books

B1502: Memoir

First Place

All the Way In: A Story of Activism, Incarceration, and Organic Farming

Jeanne Clark, OP

Orbis Books

Second Place

From Prodigal to Priest

Fr. Goyo Hidalgo

Ave Maria Press

Third Place

The Healing Path: A Memoir and an Invitation

James Finley

Orbis Books

Honorable Mention

A Grand Slam for God: A Journey from College Baseball Star to Catholic Priest

Fr. Burke Masters

Word on Fire

Honorable Mention

I Surrender: A Memoir of Chile's Dictatorship, 1975

Kathleen Osberger

Orbis Books

B151: Newly Canonized Saints or those in the Process

First Place

A Guide to John Henry Newman: His Life and Thought

Juan R. Velez

The Catholic University of America Press

Second Place

My Son Carlo: Carlo Acutis Through the Eyes of His Mother

Antonia Salzano Acutis with Paolo Rodari

OSV

B1551: Poetry

First Place

100 Great Catholic Poems

Sally Read

Word on Fire

Second Place

As Kingfishers Catch Fire: Selected and Annotated Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins

Holly Ordway

Word on Fire

Third Place

This Transfigured Chapel of the Threads

Sarah Law

Resource Publications

Honorable Mention

Butterfly Nebula

Laura Reece Hogan

The Backwaters Press (University of Nebraska Press)

Honorable Mention

Sacred Braille: The Rosary as Masterpiece through Art, Poetry, and Reflections

Annabelle Moseley

En Route Books and Media

B1552: Backlist Beauty

First Place

Pray for Us

Meg Hunter-Kilmer

Ave Maria

Second Place

Cat's Foot

Brian Doyle

ACTA Publications

B1651: Religious Book Series

First Place

Are You Saved? The Catholic Understanding of Salvation

Fr. Mike Schmitz

Ascension

Second Place

Oriens

Fr. Joel Sember

OSV

Third Place

My Daily Visitor

Fr. Patrick Mary Briscoe, OP

OSV

Honorable Mention

The Word on Fire Bible

Word on Fire

B1652: Children’s Book Series

First Place

Saint John Bosco: The Juggling Saint

Maria Riley

Second Place

Not There, Little Bear!

Suzy Senior

Ascension

Third Place

Alex Blows His Top: A Catholic Child's Book About Anger

Author Christine Gibson,  Illustrator  Michael Rogers

OSV

B1654: Scripture – Series

First Place

The Word on Fire Bible

Word on Fire

Second Place

Food for the Soul (Cycle B)

Peter Kreeft

Word on Fire

Third Place

Prophets of the New Testament

Kieran Larkin

Red Penguin Books

B201: Popular Presentation of the Catholic Faith

First Place

Dear Saints: Catechesis on Saints

Jacob Huether

Second Place

Touch the Wounds: On Suffering, Trust, and Transformation

Tomáš Halík

University of Notre Dame Press

Third Place

Those Who Saw Her: Apparitions of Mary, Revised and Expanded, Fourth Edition

Catherine M. Odell

OSV

Honorable Mention

Rebuilt Faith

Fr. Michael White and Tom Corcoran

Ave Maria Press

Honorable Mention

The Divine Beauty Parlor: Rediscovering Purgatory

Meggie K. Daly

Misericordia Publishing

B202: Theological and Philosophical Studies

First Place

The Theology of Bishop Barron

Matthew Levering

Word on Fire

Second Place

Socrates' Children: An Introduction to Philosophy from the 100 Greatest Philosophers

Peter Kreeft

Word on Fire

Third Place

Lying and Truthfulness: A Thomistic Perspective

Stewart Clem

Cambridge University Press

B203: History of Theology, Church Fathers and Mothers

First Place

The Power of Patristic Preaching: The Word in Our Flesh

Andrew Hofer, OP

The Catholic University of America Press

Second Place

Theories of Doctrinal Development in the Catholic Church

Michael Seewald

Cambridge University Press

Third Place

Fathers of the Faith: Saint John Chrysostom

Mike Aquilina

OSV

Honorable Mention

Understanding the Hillbilly Thomist: The Philosophical Foundations of Flannery O’Connor’s Narrative Art

Fr. Damian Ference

Word on Fire

Honorable Mention

Fathers of the Faith: Saint Athanasius

Mike Aquilina

OSV

B204: Morality, Ethics, Christology, Mariology, Redemption, etc.

First Place

Are You Saved? The Catholic Understanding of Salvation

Fr. Mike Schmitz

Ascension

Second Place

Saintly Habits: Aquinas' 7 Simple Strategies You Can Use to Grow in Virtue

Andrew Whitmore

Ascension

Third Place

Rediscovering the Divine: New Ways to Understand, Experience, and Express God

Cyprian Consiglio

Orbis Books

Honorable Mention

Racism and Structural Sin: Confronting Injustice with the Eyes of Faith

Conor M. Kelly

Liturgical Press

Honorable Mention

Redeemer in the Womb: Jesus Living in Mary

Fr. John Saward

Word on Fire

B205: Scripture – Popular Studies

First Place

The Word on Fire Bible, Volume III: The Pentateuch

Word on Fire

Second Place

The Longest Psalm: Day-by-Day Responses to Divine Self-Revelation

Michael Casey, OCSO

Liturgical Press

Third Place

The Power of the Cross: Good Friday Sermons from the Papal Preacher

Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa

Word on Fire

Honorable Mention

Food for the Soul (Cycle B)

Peter Kreeft

Word on Fire

Honorable Mention

Love Basics for Catholics

John Bergsma

Ave Maria Press

B206: Scripture – Academic Studies

First Place

Wisdom Commentary: Tobit

Michele Murray

Liturgical Press

Second Place

Wisdom Commentary: Revelation

Lynn R. Huber and Gail R. O'Day

Liturgical Press

Third Place

Aquinas on Scripture: A Primer

John F. Boyle

Emmaus Academic

Honorable Mention

The Most Important Words of Jesus

Gerhard Lohfink

Liturgical Press

Honorable Mention

Paul and Mission

Lucien Legrand

Orbis Books

B207: History

First Place

Intimate Strangers: A History of Jews and Catholics in the City of Rome

Fredric Brandfon

Jewish Publication Society

Second Place

Heresy Disguised as Tradition

Pedro Gabriel

En Route Books and Media

Third Place

Slavery and the Catholic Church in the United States: Historical Studies

David J. Endres

The Catholic University of America Press

Honorable Mention

How the Saints Shaped History

Randall Petrides

OSV

Honorable Mention

The Jesuits in the United States: A Concise History

David J. Collins, SJ

Georgetown University Press

B208: Biography

First Place

John Tracy Ellis: An American Catholic Reformer

Thomas J. Shelley

The Catholic University of America Press

Second Place

Caryll Houselander: A Biography

Mary Frances Coady

Orbis Books

Third Place

Glorifying Christ: The Life of Cardinal Francis E. George, O.M.I.

Michael R. Heinlein

OSV

Honorable Mention

Martyred and Blessed Together: The Extraordinary Story of the Ulma Family

Fr. Pawel Rytel-Andrianik and Manuela Tulli

OSV

Honorable Mention

No Guilty Bystander: The Extraordinary Life of Bishop Thomas Gumbleton

Frank Fromherz and Suzanne Sattler, IHM

Orbis Books

B209: Reference/Academic Studies

First Place

God’s Call Is Everywhere: A Global Analysis of Contemporary Vocations for Women

Patricia Wittberg, SC, Mary L. Gautier, Gemma Simmonds, CJ, with Nathalie Becquart, XMCJ

Liturgical Press

Second Place

The Word on Fire Vatican II Collection: Decrees and Declarations

Word on Fire

Third Place

Words of Faith: A Vocabulary of Paul the Apostle

Brendan Byrne, SJ

Paulist Press

Honorable Mention

Liturgy and Life Study Bible

Edited by Paul Turner and John W. Martens

Liturgical Press

B210: Faith and Science

First Place

Science, Reason, and Faith: Discovering the Bible

Fr. Robert Spitzer, SJ

OSV

Second Place

When Science Goes Wrong: The Desire and Search for Truth

Guy Consolmagno, SJ and Christopher M. Graney

Paulist Press

Honorable Mention

Theistic Evolution: A Contemporary Aristotelian-Thomistic Perspective

Mariusz Tabaczek

Cambridge University Press

Honorable Mention

Meditations on Creation in an Era of Extinction

Kate Rigby

Orbis Books

B211: Faith Formation

First Place

Received: Your Journey to First Communion

Sarah Shutrop

Ascension

Second Place

New Friends Now and Forever: A Story about the Holy Souls

Susan Tassone

Most High Publishing

Third Place

Know Thyself: Catholic Classical Education and the Discovery of Self

Andrew Youngblood

Word on Fire

B212: Jesus – Christology

First Place

Redeemer in the Womb: Jesus Living in Mary

Fr. John Saward

Word on Fire

Second Place

Jesus and Me: Talking with My Greatest Friend

Melissa Kirking

Ascension

Third Place

The Paschal Mystery: Reflections for Lent and Easter

Matthew Becklo (ed.)

Word on Fire

Honorable Mention

Renewed: Your Journey to First Reconciliation

Sarah Shutrop

Ascension

B213: Sacraments

First Place

Auschwitz and Absolution: The Case of the Commandant and the Confessor

James W. Bernauer, SJ

Orbis Books

Second Place

This is My Body: A Call to Eucharistic Revival

Bishop Robert Barron

Word on Fire

Third Place

Be Renewed: A Guide to the Sacrament of Reconciliation

Paul Turner

Liturgical Press

Honorable Mention 

Received: Your Journey to First Communion

Sarah Shutrop

Ascension

Honorable Mention 

Renewed: Your Journey to First Reconciliation 

Sarah Shutrop 

Ascension 

B301: Children's Book Non–Reader

First Place

God, Right Here

Kara Lawler

InterVarsity Press

Second Place

Bless the Lord

Illustrated by Eileen Ryan Ewen

Word on Fire

Third Place

Jesus is Here

Mary E. Wingfield

OSV

B302: Children's Book Reader

First Place

Detective Thomas and The Biggest Question

Caitlin E. Bootsma; illustrated by Evie Schwartzbauer

OSV

Second Place

All About Advent & Christmas: Sharing the Seasons of Hope & Wonder with Children

Katherine Bogner;  Illustrated by Shari Van Vranken

Emmaus Road Publishing

Third Place

New Friends Now and Forever: A Story about the Holy Souls

Susan Tassone

Most High Publishing

Honorable Mention

The Secret Princess: A Tale of Hope

J.C. Prins

Honorable Mention

Saintly Creatures: 14 Tales of Animals and Their Holy Companions

Alexi Sargeant

Word on Fire

B303: All Children’s Books

First Place

Jesus and the Miracle of the Mass

Gracie Jagla; Illustrated by Randy Friemel

OSV

Second Place

Praying the Lord's Prayer with Children

Kenneth Steven

Paulist Press

Third Place

Saintly Creatures: 14 Tales of Animals and Their Holy Companions

Alexi Sargeant

Word on Fire

Honorable Mention

Jesus in Space: A True Story That’s Out of This World

Cecilia Cicone; Illustrated by Gabhor Utomo

Pauline Books & Media

Honorable Mention

Go and Fear Nothing: The Story of Our Lady of Champion

Patrick O'Hearn; Illustrated by Ann Kissane Engelhart

OSV

B304: Family Life

First Place

The Book of Cain: On Adding a New Book to the Family Bible

Bill Cain, SJ

Orbis Books

Second Place

In the Trenches: Finding God Through Parenting Littles

Kelsey Gillespy

Pauline Books & Media

Third Place

Life-Giving Wounds: A Catholic Guide to Healing for Adult Children of Divorce or Separation

Dr. Daniel and Bethany Meola

Ignatius Press

Honorable Mention

Rooting Your Teen in the Faith: A Field Guide for Catholic Parents

Kim Cameron-Smith

OSV

Honorable Mention

Holy Habits from the Sacred Heart

Emily Jaminet

Ave Maria Press

B305: The Sacrament of Marriage

First Place

Simply Love: Catholic Marriage Day by Day

Troy and Kathleen Billings

OSV

Second Place

Becoming Wife: Saying Yes to More Than the Dress

Rachel Bulman

OSV

B351: Book for Young Adults (Ages 12-18)

First Place

Charting the Course

Leslea Wahl

Vinspire Publishing

Second Place

Ghosting My Friend

Chris Chan

Level Best Books

Third Place

Murder at Penwood Manor

Antony Barone Kolenc

Loyola Press

Honorable Mention

A Faith Such as Heaven Intended

Amanda Lauer

Full Quiver Publishing

B402: Coffee Table Art Book

First Place

Popcorn with the Pope: A Guide to the Vatican Film List

David Paul Baird, Andrew Petiprin, and Michael Ward

Word on Fire

Second Place

The Catholic Cartoon Collection: No. 1

Joshua Masterson

Voyage Comics & Publishing

Third Place

That They May All Be One

Sophia Martin

Eastern Christian Publications

B452: Lifestyle Books

First Place

Awake with Christ: Living the Catholic Holy Hour in Your Home

Annabelle Moseley

En Route Books and Media

Second Place

Living the Seasons

Erica Tighe Campbell

Ave Maria Press

Third Place

Theology of Style: Expressing the Unique and Unrepeatable You

Lillian Fallon

Ascension

Honorable Mention

Farming and Homesteading with the Saints

Andie Andrews Eisenberg

Loyola Press

B501: Inclusion in the Church

First Place

Racism and Structural Sin: Confronting Injustice with the Eyes of Faith

Conor M. Kelly

Liturgical Press

Second Place

Christ Among the Classes: The Rich, the Poor, and the Mission of the Church

Al Tizon

Orbis Books

Third Place

One Mother, One Family

Monica Shia Amparo

Eastern Christian Publications

B502: Catholic Social Teaching

First Place

Church as Sanctuary: Reconstructing Refuge in an Age of Forced Displacement

Leo Guardado

Orbis Books

Second Place

Ecomartyrdom in the Americas: Living and Dying for Our Common Home

Elizabeth O'Donnell Gandolfo

Orbis Books

Third Place

Counting the Cost: Financial Decision-Making, Discipleship, and Christian Living

Clemens Sedmak and Kelli Reagan Hickey

Liturgical Press

Honorable Mention

Enacting Integral Human Development

Clemens Sedmak

Orbis Books

B503: Religion in the Public Square

First Place

The Church's Mission in a Polarized World

Aaron Wessman

New City Press

Second Place

Evangelization and Ideology: How to Understand and Respond to the Political Culture

Matthew Petrusek

Word on Fire

Third Place

At the Foot of the Cross: Lessons from Ukraine  An Interview with Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk

John Burger

OSV

Honorable Mention

Engaging Thomas Merton: Spirituality, Justice, and Racism

Daniel P. Horan, OFM

Orbis Books

Honorable Mention

Healthcare Funding and Christian Ethics

Stephen Duckett

Cambridge University Press

B505: Ecumenism or Interfaith Relations

First Place

With the Best of Intentions: Interreligious Missteps and Mistakes

Lucinda Mosher, Elinor J. Pierce, and Or N. Rose

Orbis Books

Second Place

That They May All Be One

Sophia Martin

Eastern Christian Publications

Second Place

Global Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: Peace, Reconciliation, and Care for Creation

John Chryssavgis

University of Notre Dame Press

Third Place

Our Ecumenical Friend

Jack Figel

Eastern Christian Publications

B506: The Future of the Church

First Place

Reforming the Church: Global Perspectives

Edited by Declan Marmion and Salvador Ryan

Liturgical Press

Second Place

Catholics and Contempt: How Catholic Media Fuel Today’s Fights and What to Do About It

John Allen, Jr.

Word on Fire

B507: Life and Dignity of the Human Person

First Place

The Gospel of Peace: A Commentary on Matthew, Mark, and Luke from the Perspective of Nonviolence

John Dear

Orbis Books

Second Place

Theology in a Post-Traumatic Church

John N. Sheveland

Orbis Books

Third Place

Precarious A Survivor of Clerical Abuse Remembers

Patrick C. Goujon; Foreword by Gerard McGlone; Translated by Joseph Munitiz

Georgetown University Press

Honorable Mention

Above All, Love: Discerning Ways to Defend Life with Charity and Justice

Elizabeth Gillette

OSV

Honorable Mention

The Miracle of Hospitality

Luigi Giussani

Slant Books

B601: First Time Author: Children's Book

First Place

Meet Sister Mary Margaret

Rebecca W. Martin; Illustrated by Christopher Tupa

OSV

Second Place

The Secret Princess: A Tale of Hope

J.C. Prins

Third Place

My Name is Philomena: A Saint's Story

Fr. Peregrine Fletcher, O. Praem.

TAN Books

B602: First Time Author: Novel

First Place

The Secret Princess: A Tale of Hope

J.C. Prins

Second Place

Firetender

Erin Lewis

Full Quiver Publishing

B603: First Time Author: Biography

First Place

A Grand Slam for God: A Journey from College Baseball Star to Catholic Priest

Fr. Burke Masters

Word on Fire

Second Place

Ed Marciniak's City and Church

Charles Shanabruch

ACTA Publications

Third Place

Remembering the Forgotten Merton

William J Meegan

Wipf and Stock

B604: First Time Author: Poetry, Essays, or Short Stories

First Place

Like the Dewfall

Mariana Beier

Self-Published

Second Place

Cicada Rex: Poems

Spencer K. M. Brown

Ghost City Press

Third Place

Father, A Collection of Poems

Abhilash Fraizer

Resource Publications an Imprint of Wipf and Stock Publishers, Eugene, Oregon

B605: First Time Author of Theological Subject Matters

First Place

The Via Dolorosa: A Pilgrim’s Guide to the Stations of the Cross

Howard M Berlin

The Numismatourist Press (Self Published)

Second Place

Theology of Style: Expressing the Unique and Unrepeatable You

Lillian Fallon

Ascension

Third Place

Josef Pieper on the Spiritual Life: Creation, Contemplation, and Human Flourishing

Nathaniel A. Warne

University of Notre Dame Press

Honorable Mention

Hans Urs von Balthasar's Theology of Representation: God, Drama, and Salvation

Jacob Lett

University of Notre Dame Press

Honorable Mention

Mary, Teach Me to Be Your Daughter: Finding Yourself in the Blessed Mother

Megan Madden

Ascension

B606: Author of the Year

First Place

This is My Body: A Call to Eucharistic Revival

Bishop Robert Barron

Word on Fire

Second Place

Tolkien's Faith: A Spiritual Biography

Holly Ordway

Word on Fire

B701: Diocesan Directory

First Place

Diocese of Rockford 2023-2024 Official Directory

Office of Communications Staff

Diocese of Rockford

Second Place

Archdiocese of New Orleans Catholic Directory 2023-24

Jonelle Foltz, Cheryl Dejoie-Methe, MJ Cahill

Clarion Herald Publishing Company

Third Place

2023 Catholic Directory

Christopher Gunty

Cathedral Foundation Press

Honorable Mention

LA Catholic Directory

Gian Gigante, Ruby Ancheta, Pablo Kay, Sr. Anncarla Costello, SND

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

B801: Catholic Novel

First Place

A Noble Cunning: The Countess and the Tower

Patricia Bernstein

History Through Fiction

Second Place

Self Portrait

Jim Sano

Full Quiver Publishing

Third Place

Firetender

Erin Lewis

Full Quiver Publishing

Honorable Mention

Indian Emily

Jennifer Rengaw

Honorable Mention

Masters of Interior Space: a Novel About the Spiritual Life

Fr. Lawrence Edward Tucker, SOLT

Enroute Books and Media

Honorable Mention

The Secret Princess: A Tale of Hope

J.C. Prins

B802: Faith–Based Novel

First Place

Dusk Shall Weep

Kelsey Gietl

Purple Mask Publishing

Second Place

Out of Ireland

Marian O'Shea Wernicke

She Writes Press

Third Place

Glorifying Christ: The Life of Cardinal Francis E. George, O.M.I.

Michael R. Heinlein

OSV

Honorable Mention

Ashes

Anthony Mancini

Tolmitch Press