Paraclete Launches New Imprint

Catholic publisher Paraclete Press has launched a new imprint for books on Franciscan spirituality, which is based on the teachings of Saint Francis of Assisi whose teachings emphasized the goodness of God and creation. The imprint, San Damiano Books, will house fiction and nonfiction books for children and adults, starting with St. Francis and the Animals: A Mother Bird’s Story by Phil Gallery, illustrated by Sibyl MacKenzie, slated for publication on Sept. 4. 

Francis of Assisi In His Own Words: The Essential Writings, 2nd edition by Paraclete’s editor-in-chief Jon M. Sweeney will follow on October 2, with additional books under contract for 2019. 

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