August 2, 2023
This week, we are saying goodbye to our wonderful Marketing Assistant, Olivia Schmitz. Olivia has been with us since 2021 and has made her mark, taking on design work for book & journal covers, formatting catalogs, and even creating this very blog. While we are sad to see her go, we are very excited to see what she has in store for her next adventure! Before she starts her new journey, we asked her a few questions about her time working at the Press.
July 12, 2023
We’re in the throes of vacation season, which also means we’re in the throes of vacation reads. Comedy to noir, cutting-edge journalism to children’s adventure stories, we’ve made sure our book picks are as memorable as the trips we’re taking them on!
June 15, 2023
This year, June 19th will mark the 400th birthday of the great French mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal. Pascal’s name and work is no stranger to the CUA Press catalog, so today we want to create our own Blaise Pascal Reader for those who want to learn more about the great intellectual and his work.
May 10, 2023
Now that it’s May, many schools in the US are winding to a close. For some, summer means more reading time. For others, it means less. But for those of us at The CUA Press, reading is an occupational hazard with no escape. Come rain or shine, these are the books we’ll be starting our summers off with.
April 14, 2023
As time has gone on, the Church is putting an increasing amount of emphasis on our responsibilities as stewards of the Earth, tasked with caring for God’s creation. And what better way to prep for the upcoming international celebration of Earth Day on April 22 than picking up a book or two?
November 14, 2022
Now, the plan was to spotlight our new in-house designer, Mr. Jake Gaffe*, by asking him to give some of our best books from over the years a fresh coat of paint. Long story short, there was a bit of a mix-up, and the covers we got were a little different than we were expecting…
November 9, 2022
We have reached Full Fall Mode here in DC. That means sweaters, hot beverages, fallen leaves, and of course, good books! Here are the stories on our minds as we’ve enjoyed the changing seasons.
October 31, 2022
Zombies, vampires, brains in a jar—life beyond the grave is on everyone’s minds this time of year. In honor of Halloween and All Souls Day, we’ve collected the CUA Press books that best explore the dark, devastating, and sublime aspects of our lives and faith.
October 11, 2022
The Second Vatican Council began on this day in 1962. Now, 60 years later, we’re still grasping the impact of this monumental event in church history. Here are some of the CUA Press titles that mark the path, proceedings, and aftermath of Vatican II.
September 14, 2022
For many of us, September means the end of vacations and the start of the school year. While it’s sad to say goodbye to our beach reads, we’re excited to jump back into routine with our commute books and bedtime stories. Here are the books keeping us company as we settle into our schedules, new and old.