Dominican Center Bookstore

Dominican Center Bookstore honors all spiritual paths with our collection of books and materials chosen to nourish minds and hearts for the spiritual journey. Make yourself at home while you explore both contemporary and ancient works. Our bookstore’s knowledgeable staff and volunteers are happy to guide you to the materials you seek. Or feel free to browse the store’s selections of works by local and national authors. While you’re here, peruse the used book section, which is full of treasures. You will also find resources selected by program presenters for their classes and workshops.

Shop Dominican Center Bookstore’s collection of gifts, cards, candles, and music, as well as the many other items handmade by the Dominican Sisters or crafted by artisans of villages in various countries.

Bookstore Orders, Information, and Hours

If you have a special request or want to have your item shipped, get in touch today with Dominican Center Bookstore to make arrangements: 616.514.3354

Hours of Operation:  Monday – Friday: Noon – 5:30 pm  |  Saturday: 10:00 am – 1:30 pm  |  Sunday: 11:00 am – Noon

Your Truest Self

Janice Lynne Lundy

Read these wise, rich words and allow them to draw you inward and remind you of your innate wisdom and perfection....

My Soul Feels Lean

Joyce Rupp

In My Soul Feels Lean, Joyce Rupp offers us a key to the soul’s deep places of loss and restoration....

Immortal Diamond

Richard Rohr

In this book, Rohr likens True Self to a diamond buried deep within us, formed under the intense pressure of our lives....

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We Are Different And Alike

A Book About Diversity...

Song of Songs

Wisdom commentary on this book of the Bible.......

Philippians, Colossians, Philemon

Wisdom commentary on this book of the Bible...

42 Bible Stories For Little Ones

From Creation to Pentecost...

Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

A classic book by Dr. Suess....

St. Cecilia’s Orchestra

These poems are imaginative with colorful and fanciful illustrations....

Mysteries of the Rosary

A delightful way for the family to celebrate the rosary together....

At the Name of Jesus

20 inspiring and emotional images of Christ in visual and written form, reflecting many times and cultures....

Laudato Si’

On Care for Our Common Home...

Pope Francis Speaks to Families

Words of Joy and Life...

I Ask You to Pray for Me

Opening a Horizon of Hope...

Reflections from Pope Francis

An Invitation to Journaling, Prayer, and Action...

Amoris Laetitia

The Joy of Love On Love in the Family...

Pope Francis Speaks to Our Hearts

Words of Challenge and Hope...

Wisdom’s Feast

In this book Barbara Reid invites readers to this feast, drawing on women's wisdom to provide a smorgasbord of new...

The Holy Year of Mercy

A faith sharing guide with reflections from Pope Francis....

The Infinite Tenderness of God

Meditations on the Gospels by Pope Francis....

Francis: Pope of a New World

This complete biography offers the keys to understanding the man who was a surprise choice, even a kind of revolutionary...

The Preaching of Pope Francis

An introduction to the pope's preaching, his insights about the preaching vocation of the ordained, and more....

Walking with Jesus by Pope Francis

What exactly should the Church be moving toward? Pope Francis's own words lead us to the answer....

On Heaven and Earth

Pope Francis on Faith, Family, and the Church in the Twenty-First Century...

Song of Creation

Paul Goble

Birds pray, trees pray, flowers pray, mountains pray, the winds and rain pray, rivers and the little insects pray as...

Does God Know How to Tie Shoes? (Board book)

Nancy White Carlstrom

Katrina wants to know ore about God: "Mama, what does God wear? Does God like to paint? Does God ever cry, Papa?" Her...

Praying with the Earth

John Philip Newell

Poetic text and bright impressionistic illustrations combine beautifully to make this a gentle and affirming picture...

I Loved Jesus in the Night

This is one priest's compelling account of meeting with the saint of Calcutta....

The Nonviolent God

J. Denny Weaver

This bold new statement on the nonviolence of God challenges long-standing assumptions of divine violence in theology...

Dorothy Day: Friend to the Forgotten

Deborah Ann Kent

Now back in print--the evocative biography of Dorothy Day: journalist, social activist, founder of the Catholic Worker...

The Bible for Young Children

Marie-Helene Delval

The Bible is filled with memorable stories -- David and Goliath, Daniel in the lions' den, Jonah and the big fish, the...

Open Mind, Faithful Heart

Reflections on Following Jesus by Pope Francis...

Prayers for Catholic Couples

Susan Heuver

With Reflections from Pope Francis' The Joy of Love...

I Wanted to Know All about God

Virginia Kroll

I wanted to know all about God, So I went looking for him in signs of His creation . . . In simple, poetic...

What Pope Francis Says About Mercy

30 days of reflections and prayers....

Heaven Starts Now

Fr. John Riccardo

Becoming a Saint, day by day...

Praying the Rosary with Pope Francis

"Praying the Rosary together, as a family, is very beautiful and a source of great strength!" - Pope Francis...

Praying for Those with Addictions

Anne Costa

A Mission of Love, Mercy, and Hope...

Images of God for Young Children

Marie-Helene Delval

The Bible describes God in many different ways: God is light; God is joy; God is wisdom. God is the beauty that fills...

Lumen Fidei

The Light of Faith...

How to Win Friends For Christ

Fr. Thomas Cavanaugh and John D. Love

One Conversation at a Time...

Evangelii Gaudium

The Joy of the Gospel...

Biblical Women in Crisis

Jeanne Kun

Portraits of Faith and Trust...

The Beatitudes: From Slavery to Civil Rights

Carole Boston Weatherford

Since the earliest days of slavery, African Americans have called on their religious faith in the struggle against...

The Church of Mercy

A vision for the Church by Pope Francis...

Hope Against Darkness

Richard Rohr with John Feister

The Transforming Vision of Saint Francis in an Age of Anxiety...

Be Revolutionary

Some thoughts from Pope Francis....

God Knows It’s My Birthday

Angela Burrin

Adam and Eve and the Garden of Eden

Jane Ray

At the very beginning of the world the earth was a dry and dusty place, where nothing could live and nothing could grow...

A Big Heart Open to God

A conversation with Pope Francis, interview by Antonio Spadaro, SJ....

Francis

An expansive understanding of the pontificate of this remarkable spiritual leader....

Jesus

Anselm Grun

A lovely portrayal of the life of Jesus of Nazareth This graceful retelling of the life of Jesus takes readers...

Pope Francis The Name of God is Mercy

"Mercy is the divine attitude that embraces, it is God's self-giving that welcomes, that leans down to forgive." - Pope...

Pope Francis

In this biography you will get to know the man who became pope: a street priest at heart with a deep love for people and...

The Mystical Language of Icons

Solrunn Nes

This lavishly illustrated guide to iconography explains through words and pictures the history, meaning, and purpose of...

No Gods But One

Daniel Berrigan

On the face of it, Deuteronomy seems to be a book filled with triumph — the pronouncement of the commandments, the end...

Dementia: Living in the Memories of God

John Swinton

Dementia is one of the most feared diseases in Western society today. Some have even gone so far as to suggest...

A Long Letting Go

Marilyn McEntyre

Letting go of a loved one who is nearing the end of life is a difficult proposition, no matter how you slice it. Drawing...

A Faithful Farewell

Marilyn McEntyre

When the time comes for us to die, how do we say good-bye to our friends, our families, and the lives we have lived? How...

Living Well and Dying Faithfully

John Swinton and Richard Payne

Living Well and Dying Faithfully explores how Christian practices ― love, prayer, lament, compassion, and so on...

A Field Guide to Nature as Spiritual Practice

Steven Chase

Steven Chase’s innovative Nature as Spiritual Practice uses a compelling blend of theological, scriptural, historical...

Jesus without Borders

Gene L. Green, Stephen T. Pardue, and K. K. Yeo

Though the makeup of the church worldwide has undeniably shifted south and east over the past few decades, very few 

Aging Matters

R. Paul Stevens

Vocational discernment, says R. Paul Stevens, is a lifelong process — one that takes on even more significance in...

How to Become a Multicultural Church

Douglas J. Brouwer

Many churches aspire to be more culturally diverse-but they find that they have no idea how to approach that goal...

Just Immigration

Mark R. Amstutz

Few issues are as complex and controversial as immigration in the United States. The only thing anyone seems to agree on...

More Saints: Lives and Illuminations

Ruth Sanderson

In the follow-up to Saints: Lives and Illuminations, detailed portraits and biographical sketches of thirty-six...

The Oracle of IX Chel

Rosita Arvigo

Set in the ancient Maya city of Chichen, The Oracle of IX Chel tells the story of Jade Skirt, Oracle and High Priestess...

Rainforest Home Remedies

Rosita Arvigo & Nadine Epstein

The Maya way to heal your body & replenish your soul....

Mary’s Song

Lee Bennett Hopkins

On that first Christmas night, the earth bursts with praise at the Savior's birth. Donkeys bray, sheep bleat, horses...

Satsun

Rosita Arvigo with Nadine Epstein

The compelling drama of American herbologist Rosita Arvigo's quest to preserve the knowledge of Don Elijio Panti, one of...

The Island of Women

Rosita Arvigo

The exciting sequel to The Oracle of IX Chel...

Why Am I Here?

Constance Ørbeck-Nilssen

A remarkable book for encouraging self-reflection In this empathetic book, a young girl wonders what life...

Remarkable Ramona Park

Gail Marie Snow

A Passionate History of a Much Beloved Place......

At Play in God’s Creation

Tara M. Owens

An illuminating coloring book......

Keeping Faith with the Preachers

Pages from the History of Dominican Sisters...

2017

Amy Andrews

A Book of Grace-Filled Days...

Drawing Closer to God

Coloring Meditations for Your Spiritual Journey...

30 Days with Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Words of courage and love......

Dear Young People

Inspiration from Pope Francis for Everyone...

Journey to the Heart

Christian contemplation through the centuries......

The Divine Dance

Richard Rohr with Mike Morrell

The Trinity and Your Transformation......

Timothy Titus

Wisdom commentary on this book of the Bible.......

Thessalonians

Wisdom commentary on this book of the Bible.......

Psalms – Books 2-3

Wisdom commentary on this book of the Bible.......

Thank you is my Prayer

Janice Lynne Lundy

Reflections, prayers, and blessings for a grateful heart......

Spiritual Formation Program

Dominican Center at Marywood

Preparing spiritual friends, spiritual directors, and spiritual companions....

Before You Were Born

Nancy White Carlstrom

A book about how the birth of a child changes the lives of parents....

Images of God

Marie-Helene Delval

For Young Children...

Thank You, God

J. Bradley Wigger

A heartwarming reminder of life's blessings....

Does God Know How to Tie Shoes? (Hardcover)

Nancy White Carlstrom

A little girl asks her parents questions about God, and they help her to know Him in a way that is very real to her....

I Wanted to Know All about God

Virginia L. Kroll

In simple, poetic language this engaging book explores the kinds of questions children ask about God....

What Does the Sky Say?

Nancy White Carlstrom

A child watches the sky in changing seasons and in all kinds of weather and learns to listen to the voice....

The Life of Jesus

Mary Billingsley

An illustrated Rosary....

The Bible

Marie-Helene Delval

For Young Children...

The Dark Side of the Light Chasers

Debbie Ford

Reclaiming your power, creativity, brilliance, and dreams...

The 21-Day Consciousness Cleanse

Debbie Ford

A Breakthrough Program for Connecting with Your Soul's Deepest Purpose...

Why Good People Do Bad Things

Debbie Ford

How to Stop Being Your Own Worst Enemy...

The Best Year of Your Life

Debbie Ford

Dream it. Plan it. Live it....

The Right Questions

Debbie Ford

Ten Essential Questions to Guide You to an Extraordinary Life...

Enneagram & The Way of Jesus

AJ Sherrill

Intersecting Personality Theory with Spiritual Practices and Biblical Narratives...

Quiet

AJ Sherrill

Hearing God Amidst the Noise...

Courage

Debbie Ford

Igniting Self-Confidence...

Braiding Sweetgrass

Robin Wall Kimmerer

Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants...

Handmade baby shoes

Tiny Saints

Silver Hearts with Cross

Serenity Wall Decoration

Serenity Prayer Cross

Sacrament Gifts

Reach for the Stars Wall Decoration

Prayer Wall Decoration

Who Do You Say That I Am?

A great resource for those seeking to grow in their faith and understanding of the Gospels....

Peace Wall Decoration

The Way of St. Francis

An exploration of a man who has inspired millions....

Handmade Paper Box

Hummingbird Nesting Ball

Reading Your Bible

A concise and comprehensive guide to deepening your familiarity with God's Word....

Handmade Purse

Graduate Mug

Gourd Birdhouse

First Communion Picture Frame

Emoji Mug

Dominican Family Cup

Courage Wall Decoration

10 Commandments of My Workshop Sign

Comfort Wall Decoration

Colorful Paper Cross

Fashion Chokers

Handmade Cards

Made by women prisoners in Bolivia so they have a trade when they are released....

Picture Frame

Blessings Wall Decoration

Picture Frame Decorations

On My First Holy Communion

In this beautiful book, the author shares how much Jesus loves coming to you in the Eucharist....

Bless This Home Cross

Jesus A to Z

Children's ABC book with delightful illustrations and appropriate Scripture story allusions....

Believe Wall Decoration

Sign For Babies

The Look and Find Book of Bible Stories

Look for Bible heroes living in their own time and place....

St. Joseph’s Story

The story of St. Joseph: the Virgin Mary's husband and the protector of Jesus, for ages four to eight....

Martín de Porres

The story St. Martín de Porres is a story of tribulation and triumph with a message of peace and equality....

Making Good Choices

A book about right and wrong for children....

What is God Like?

A book about God for children....

The Life of Jesus of Nazareth

An excellent introduction to Jesus, his life, and his teachings....

Standing Up to Peer Pressure

A Guide to Being True to You...

A Catholic Woman’s Book of Prayers

Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle

A prayer book for every Catholic woman in every walk of life...

I Hope You Dance

Mark D. Sanders & Tia Sillers

Introduction by Lee Ann Womack...

Saying Good-bye, Saying Hello

When Your Family Is Moving...

Radical Spirit

Joan Chittister

12 ways to live a free and authentic life...

God’s Enduring Presence

Joyce Rupp

Strength for the spiritual journey...

Bye-Bye Bully

A Kid's Guide for Dealing With Bullies...

Joshua’s Reflections

Joseph F. Girzone

Compiled by Dorothy K. Ederer, OP and Gary Riggi...

Time with the Divine

Dorothy K. Ederer, OP

Prayers, reflections, and symbols to help your mind think, soul strengthen, and spirit grow....

Praying the Rosary with Mary

For ages seven to eleven....

Teilhard de Chardin On Love

Louis M. Savary and Patricia H. Berne

Evolving Human Relationships...

Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss addresses life’s ups and downs with his trademark humorous verse and illustrations, while encouraging...

Bounce

Living the Resilient Life...

Broken Gods

Hope, Healing, and the Seven Longings of the Human Heart....

Conversations with Mother Teresa

A personal portrait of the saint, her mission, and her great love for God....

Dominican Life

A Commentary on the Rule of Saint Augustine...

Dominican Spirituality

Principles and Practice...

Girlfriends and Other Saints

Companions on my Journey of Faith by Teresa Tomeo...

Godwink Stories

Readings of godwinks and miracles to encourage and inspire you in every situation....

Good Morning, Good God!

This book helps you start your day with God....

Haggai Malachi

Wisdom commentary on this book of the Bible....

How to be an Adult

A handbook for achieving psychological and spiritual health....

How to be an Adult in Relationships

The Five Keys to Mindful Loving....

Hungry, and You Fed Me

This book breaks open the Sunday readings in Cycle C in the Liturgical Year....

In Quest of the Jewish Mary

The Mother of Jesus in History, Theology, and Spirituality...

Jesus and the Prodigal Son

A startlingly fresh perspective to one of the most beloved parables from scripture....

Mary’s Song

Living Her Timeless Prayer...

Micah

Wisdom commentary on this book of the Bible....

Pope Francis

The Name of God is Mercy...

Sick, and You Cared For Me

This book breaks open the Sunday readings in Cycle B in the Liturgical Year....

Simply Living in and Anxious World

Discover simplicity in the midst of life's turmoil....

The Healing Stories of Jesus

Signs of the New Creation...

The Joy of Love

On Love in the Family...

The Lives of Bretheren

The Early Years of the Order of Preachers...

The Mysteries of the Rosary

This book honors the 800th anniversary of the Order of Preachers....

Thomas Merton

An Autobiography of Faith...

Two Dogs and a Parrot

What our animal friends can teach us about life....

Children Whisper to God

A collection of hand-written letters to God from children....

Celtic Blessings Coloring Book

When life makes you stressed and scattered, put away the smartphone and attend to your mind and soul with this book....

Dear Pope Francis

Children have questions and struggles just like adults. Pope Francis responds to them in this book....

Lessons From Pope Francis For Children

For ages seven to eleven, this is a wonderful way for children to understand the Holy Father's teachings....

Love Stories

In this book, couples share what brought them together and advice for other couples....

My Golden Children’s Bible

This book is perfect for young children just beginning to learn about their faith....

Naked, and You Clothed Me

This book breaks open the Sunday readings in Cycle A in the Liturgical Year....

Successful Children: Step by Step

Raising kids in today's world can be a daunting prospect. With this book, parents can breathe a little easier....

Tapestry in Time

The story of the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids, MI 1966-2012....

Two Steps Forward

You may find your own spiritual journey reflected in the lives of these women....

Words of Faith Coloring Book

This book includes 30 designs, each paired with an uplifting Word of Faith and a simple Scripture verse....

Abiding Word

Barbara Reid

Reid takes the Sunday experience to every day with weekly meditations on the Lectionary readings of the year....

At the Name of Jesus

Michael O'Neill McGrath

Open this book and discover a treasure of 20 inspiring & emotional images of Christ in visual and written form....

Buying the Field

Sandra Schneiders

The author illumines the relevance of poverty and obedience in the modern world....

Immortal Diamond

Richard Rohr

In this book, Rohr likens True Self to a diamond buried deep within us, formed under the intense pressure of our lives....

My Soul Feels Lean

Joyce Rupp

In My Soul Feels Lean, Joyce Rupp offers us a key to the soul’s deep places of loss and restoration....

Your Truest Self

Janice Lynne Lundy

Read these wise, rich words and allow them to draw you inward and remind you of your innate wisdom and perfection....