Finalists for ACP's Excellence in Publishing Awards Announced

Ave Maria Press, Liturgical Press, and Liguori Publications lead with the most nominations for the Association of Catholic Publishers' (ACP) 2017 Excellence in Publishing Awards, which recognize the best in Catholic publishing.

The organization of Catholic publishers will announce the first, second, and third place winners in June. Finalists by category are as follows:

Edith Stein (Paulist Press); Joseph Bernardin (Liturgical Press); The Berrigan Letters (Orbis Books); The Lion of Münster: The Bishop Who Roared Against the Nazis (Saint Benedict Press)
Children's Books
32 Days: A Story of Faith and Courage (Pauline Books and Media); A Single Bead (Pauline Books and Media); Dear Pope Francis: The Pope Answers Letters from Children Around the World (Loyola Press); Momma, Momma, Who Made the Stars? (Lulu Publishing); Mother Theresa: A Life of Love (Liguori Publications); Treachery and Truth: A Story of Sinners, Servants, and Saints (Pauline Books and Media)
General Interest
Cleansed: A Catholic Guide to Freedom from Porn (Pauline Books and Media); I Believe (Orbis Books); One Ordinary Sunday (Ave Maria Press); Red, White, Blue, and Catholic (Liguori Publications); The Complete Encyclicals, Bulls, and Apostolic Exhortations (Vol. 1) (Ave Maria Press); The Root of War Is Fear (Orbis Books); Walking Home Together (Twenty-Third Publications)
Be Who You Are (Clear Faith Publishing); Beatitudes of Peace (Twenty-Third Publications); Blessed Among Us (Liturgical Press); Divine Mercy for Moms (Ave Maria Press); Little Sins Mean a Lot (Our Sunday Visitor); People of God's Mercy (Twenty-Third Publications); Remembering God's Mercy (Ave Maria Press); Twelve Little Ways to Change Your World (Ave Maria Press)
Prayer & Spirituality
Faith (Paulist Press); Learning the Language of the Soul (Liturgical Press); Manual for Marian Devotion (Saint Benedict Press); My Heart Is Ready (Clear Faith Publishing); Taste and See: Experiencing the Goodness of God with Our Five Senses (Loyola Press); The Catholic Mom's Prayer Companion (Ave Maria Press); Yearning for You, My God (Twenty-Third Publications)
Resources for Liturgy
Of Poets, Prophets, and Preachers (World Library Publications); One Love (Liturgical Press); The Order of Celebrating Matrimony, Second Edition (Liturgical Press); Three Great Days (Liturgical Press)
Resources for Ministry
Called to Community: The Life Jesus Wants for His People (Plough Publishing); Great Catholic Parishes (Ave Maria Press); Redeeming Conflict (Ave Maria Press); To Heal, Proclaim, and Teach (Ave Maria Press); When We Visit Jesus in Prison (ACTA Publications); Witness: Learning to Tell the Stories of Grace that Illuminate Our Lives (Ave Maria Press)
Resources for Ministry-Programs
Children of Light: Precatechumenate Sessions for Children and Families (World Library Publications); Doors of Mercy: Exploring God's Covenant with You (Saint Benedict Press); Joined by Grace (Ave Maria Press); Journey of Faith for Adults (Liguori Publications); Journey of Faith for Teens (Liguori Publications); Luke: The Gospel of Mercy (Saint Benedict Press)

Bringing the Gospel of John to Life (Our Sunday Visitor); Mercy (Liturgical Press); The Holy Spirit: A Bible Study Guide for Catholics (Our Sunday Visitor)

Fusion en la fe: Edicion para escuela primaria (Our Sunday Visitor); Jornada de fe para adolescents (Liguori Publications); Jornada de fe para adultos (Liguori Publications); Ministerio hispano (Ave Maria Press); Nuestra vida Catolica: El camino humano de la fe (El Credo) (Twenty-Third Publications); Querido Papa Francisco: El Papa responde a las cartas de niños de todo el mundo (Loyola Press); Sean mis testigos: Formacion par la Nueva Evagelizacion (RENEW International)
A Commentary on Laudato Si (Paulist Press); A Ministry of Discernment (Liturgical Press); The Fellowship of the Beatific Vision: Chaucer on Overcoming Tyranny and Becoming Ourselves (Cascade Books (Wipf and Stock)); The Strength of Her Witness (Orbis Books); Vatican I and Vatican II (Liturgical Press)

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