Devotional Books

Devotional books from the National Shrine

As people of faith, Catholics often practice the tradition of prayerfully reading and meditating on sacred scripture to gain knowledge and grow in love of God. To assist you in your spiritual reading, the following books and devotional aids are available from the National Shrine.

Advent and Christmas Mass Readings

A pocket-sized booklet containing Scripture readings and liturgical prayers of the Mass, meant to center your mind and heart on the humble birth of the Christ Child.

National Shrine Saint Joseph Sunday Missal and Hymnal for 2020

This customized annual Missal and Hymnal contains complete Masses for all Sundays and Holydays from the beginning of Advent through the Solemnity of Christ the King.

The Holy Rosary

Exclusive to the National Shrine, The Holy Rosary is a prayer guide featuring quotes from Sacred Scripture and meditations for each mystery of the Rosary.

Prayers for all occasions book

Prayers for All Occasions

Prayers for all Occasions includes traditional prayers, some of which you may already know by heart, and others reminiscent of devotions we learned as children.

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The Way of the Cross

Way of the Cross

The Way of the Cross booklet includes all fourteen stations of the cross each accompanied by a fine art image and the meditations of Saint Alphonsus Liguori.

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