Books & Gifts

Welcome to Saint Andrew's Abbey Books and Gifts!

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  • Our Books and Gift Store

    Abbey Books and Gifts stocks an incredible array of products including: a wide selection of Catholic books, one-of-a-kind art, jewelry, medals, crucifixes, crosses, statues, items featuring Abbey authors and artists, Abbey ceramic plaques, and made for the Abbey products including year-round honey, olive oil, maple syrup, and coffee and tea. Additional selections depending on the season.

Visit Our Shop

Our Books & Gifts store is open 7 days a week, 10 am - 11:45 am and 1:30 pm - 4 pm. We are closed for Mass and lunch from 11:45 am-1:30 pm. We are closed on major holidays.

Our Book Selection

We strive to provide customers with access to a great selection of new, rare and out-of-print Christian/Catholic books.

Whether you're looking for a copy of a popular new book on spirituality, a hard-to-find theological text by an early Church father, or a cherished favorite by a well-known author, we provide many options for you to chose from.

Your full price book purchases benefit the life and work of our monastery.

We are grateful for your gift. God bless you.

Valyermo Authors

Our book collection includes these authors from the monastery: Br. Peter, Fr. Simon, Fr. Gregory (including audio CD's of past retreats) and Fr. Eleuthere.

Monk Recommended Books (2016-2018)
(Many are not available in the book store, but call to find out)

A Time to Laugh, Humor in the Bible by Mark E. Biddle

Blessed Columba Marmion, A Short Biography by Mark Tierney, OSB Broken Hallelujahs: Learning to Grieve the Big and Small Losses of Life by Beth Allen Stevcove (oblate from San Diego)

Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith by Bishop Robert Barron Christian Monks on Chinese Soil by Matteo Nicolini-Zani Continental Ambitions: Roman Catholics in North America:The Colonial Experience by Kevin Starr

Day by Day with Saint Benedict by Fr. Terence Karong, O.S.B.

Einstein's Dream by Alan Lightman, 1992
Empires of Trust, How Rome Built-and America is Building a New World by Thomas F. Madden

Faustina, The Mystic and Her Message by Ewa K. Czaczkowska

Glass Houses by Louise Penny

Hidden Mountain, Secret Garden, A Theological Contemplation on Prayer by Anthony Lilles
Holiness, A Guide for Beginners by Hubert Van Zeller

Into Your Hands, Father by Wilfrid Stinissen

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

Our One Great Act of Fidelity- Waiting for Christ in the Eucharist by Ronald Rolheiser

Prayer: Our Deepest Longing by Ronald Rolheiser

Saint Bernard's Three Course Banquet Humility, Charity, and Contemplation in the De Gradibus by Bernard Bonowitz,OCSO
Seeking God: The Way of St. Benedict by Esther de Waal
Silence by Shusaku Endo, 1966

The Catholic Catalogue: A Field Guide to the Daily Acts That Make Up a Catholic Life by Melissa Musick and Anna Keating
The Devil You Don't Know: Recognizing and Resisting Evil in Everyday Life by Louis J. Cameli
The Humor of Christ by Elton Trueblood
The Song That I Am by Elisabeth- Paule Labat
The Lord's Prayer by Fr. Gerald O'Collins, S.J.
The Way of Silence : Engaging the Sacred in Life by Bro. David Steidl-Rast

Wisdom: The Good Life by Irene Nowell, OSB Wisdom of the Benedictine Elders by Mark W. McGinnis

Our Gift Selection - Available in the BookShop

Welcome to the place for unique religious and inspirational gifts for family, friends and special occasions, including an extensive display of our unique, handmade Abbey ceramics.
Abbey artists' works, such as watercolor art paintings, are also for sale, as available.

We strive to be your source for beautiful Christian gifts.

We also offer an assortment of food items including coffee, tea, jams, maple syrup, honey, olive oils, and vinegar, as well as abbey designed Tshirts and coffee mugs.

Shop OnLine Books & Gifts

From our shop we offer an assortment of food items: coffee, tea, jams, maple syrup, honey, olive oils, and vinegar, in addition to Benedictine books and Valyermo authors.

Books: Benedictine books and Valyermo authors

Contact Our Shop 24/7 661.944.2178 x120 Please leave a message and we will get back to you.