To create and publish material which allows people to better understand their faith and integrate it into daily life
Novalis is the most important religious publisher in Canada. Founded in Ottawa in 1936 by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, it publishes periodicals and books, primarily in the spiritual and religious fields, in English and in French. Well-known for its missalette Living with Christ, Novalis is also the publisher of other periodicals, as well as around 50 new books every year, of which at least half are written in English.
Novalis wishes to express the Christian faith in modern society in an accessible and comprehensible manner. As a publisher, Novalis provides original and affordable works which enable the readers to know more about their Christian heritage and to better live their faith in a changing world. Novalis also wants to help men and women to face the challenges of today's world by supporting their values. Always attentive to the needs of Christian communities, Novalis also has a mission of service: to create and publish resources which will enable people to better understand their faith and to integrate this faith into their daily life.
Living With Christ/ Prions en Eglise
Living With Christ is a complete liturgical and prayer resource for Roman Catholics published every month with special issues for Christmas and Easter. Published in two convenient formats (regular and Large Print), each issue has the complete texts and readings for all Sunday, Feast Day and daily Masses, the Order of the Mass, as well as brief, thoughtful reflections, morning and evening prayer, a calendar of saints and timely articles. The French equivalent is Prions en Eglise.
Every two months, six times a year, Canada's leading pastoral liturgists provide insights and up-to-date information that helps bring parish, school, and community liturgies alive. Newly re-designed and now in full-colour, Celebrate! continues to be one of the best liturgical journals in North America winning award after award for the quality of its writing and presentation.
A bi-monthly (6 issues a year) resource for personal prayer, reflection and mediation. Each issue is thematic.
A bi-monthly practical liturgical resource in French for pastors, homilists, lay ministers, liturgists, and musicians.
A quarterly journal of theology, culture, and society that focuses on "critical theology," which expresses the liberating effects of the message of hope found in the Gospel. It features accessible academic articles and book reviews on relevant topics.
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Novalis publishes books in many categories, including faith and culture, prayer and meditation, spiritual growth, religious education, biography, and theology.