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Nov 23, 2022

Top 25 Catholic Gifts of 2022: Ideas for Everyone on Your List

The Ascension Team

Looking for the perfect gift for the Catholics on your Christmas list? We’ve got you covered! Here’s a guide to the best gifts of 2022, all available from Ascension.

BEST GIFT OF 2022

1. Catechism of the Catholic Church, Ascension Edition

The brand-new, long-awaited Ascension Edition of the Catechism features the color-coded Foundations of Faith approach and opens Catholics’ eyes to the truth and beauty of their Catholic Faith. Catholics everywhere can’t wait to get their hands on this popular book!

MOST POPULAR GIFT FOR CATHOLIC WOMEN

2. Catholic Mothers Planner 2023

Help the busy women in your life keep Christ at the center of their days while managing to-do lists, hectic schedules, and family activities with this beautiful planner filled with inspirational quotes from Scripture and the saints, beautiful traditional prayers, and monthly reflections on women in the Bible.

MOST POPULAR GIFT FOR CATHOLIC MEN

3. In Saint Joseph’s Footsteps

30 days of meditations draw Catholic men closer to Christ through a deeper understanding of and relationship with husband and step-father, St. Joseph.

FOR BIBLE IN A YEAR LOVERS

4. Bible in a Year Merch

A collection of Bible in a Year apparel, tote bags, phone cases, water bottles, and more features something for everyone whose life has been transformed by this chart-topping, award-winning podcast.

FOR UPCOMING CATECHISM IN A YEAR LISTENERS

5. The Catechism in a Year Notebook

For Catholics excited about the premiere of The Catechism in a Year podcast, surprise them with the promise of the only notebook specially designed for listeners, featuring many listener-requested features. Please note, this will not be delivered until after Christmas.

For Adults

FOR HOLY HOUR ATTENDEES

6. Pocket Guide to Adoration

Catholics who have a regular Holy Hour are sure to love this beautiful guide that draws them deeper into adoring the Blessed Sacrament with lectio divina, litanies, inspiration from the saints, devotionals and more.

FOR WORRIERS

7. From Worry to Wonder

For those struggling with worries and negative thoughts, the 7 steps and 40-day guided prayer journal found in this this book will help them place their trust in God and always remember his love and power, no matter the circumstances.

FOR QUIET MEDITATORS

8. Pocket Guide to the Rosary

A book that every Catholic should read, this small but mighty pocket guide draws from the writings of the saints, the Bible, and Catholic Tradition, while calling Catholics into a deeper relationship with our heavenly Father.

FOR UPCOMING BIBLE IN A YEAR LISTENERS

9. The Bible in a Year Companion

For Catholics planning to listen to The Bible in a Year starting January 1st, give the gift of the most highly recommended resource by current podcast listeners, featuring takeaways, prayers, and further resources for each episode.

FOR ART LOVERS

10. Rejoice! Art Prints

For art lovers and Christmas decorators, these art prints of our Blessed Mother, the Holy Family, the journey of the Magi, and more transform any home into a space of deeper rest, prayer, and faith during the Christmas season.

FOR NEW PARENTS

11. Living Beyond Sunday

Parents seeking to share the Faith with their children and build homes where God is a central part of daily life will love this book’s practical advice on how to foster holiness in all the little moments of Catholic family life.

FOR QUESTIONING HEARTS

12. What We Believe

Answering questions like “What do Catholics actually believe?” and “What does it mean to be Catholic?”, this book draws questioning hearts closer to the magnificent love of God which shines through in the teachings of his Church.

For Families

FOR FAMILY GAME NIGHT

13. The Catholic Card Game

Great for teens, young adults, and adults looking for laughs on family game night, this group game brings everyone together while facilitating good, holy fun. An Ascension Expansion Pack is also available for extra cards focused on your favorite Ascension personalities.

For Teens and Young Adults

MOST POPULAR GIFT FOR TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS

14. Pray, Decide, and Don’t Worry

For young people seeking to answer questions about God’s plan for their lives, this book and its included five-step discernment process help them find peace and clarity.

FOR THE NEWLY CONFIRMED

15. The Great Adventure Catholic Bible

Give the gift of not just reading the Bible but finally understanding it with the only Bible that integrates the color-coded, world-renowned Bible Timeline® Learning System.

FOR ENGAGED OR MARRIED COUPLES

16. The Good, the Messy, and the Beautiful

Engaged and married couples will love the hilarious and relatable stories in this book about the joys and struggles of real married life that provide spouses with helpful tips, mindsets, and reminders of how to live out the beautiful vocation of marriage.

FOR C.S. LEWIS READERS

17. A Catholic Guide to Narnia

With questions and activities to explore the rich Christian symbolism of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, readers of this beloved classic will not only gain a more profound understanding of the amazing world of Narnia, but they will also grow in their appreciation of and love for the Catholic Faith.

FOR ASCENSION PRESENTS LOVERS

18. The Curious Catholic Series

Three books focused on prayer, trust, and salvation offer the written wisdom of Fr. Mike Schmitz for frequent reference on important topics of the Catholic Faith.

For Kids

MOST POPULAR GIFT FOR YOUNG CATHOLICS

19. My First Interactive Mass Book

With over 10,000 copies sold, this sturdy board book that invites children to understand the beauty of the Mass through hands-on activities like flaps, wheels, and tracing is loved by both parents and children alike.

MOST POPULAR GIFT FOR OLDER CHILDREN

20. The Great Adventure Kids Catholic Bible Chronicles

Perfect for independent readers, 70 carefully chosen Bible stories that capture the story of salvation from Adam and Eve to Christ and the Apostles will excite older children about the great adventure that God has in store for those who love him.

FOR BABY’S FIRST CHRISTMAS

21. My First Catholic Bible Stories Board Book

Share God’s love with little Catholics for the first time with 15 favorite Bible stories written in simple language with engaging illustrations.

FOR YOUNG ARTISTS

22. The Great Adventure Kids Bible Coloring Book

Four coloring pages for each of the twelve time periods of salvation history will engage young, creative minds while building their understanding of key Bible stories.

FOR ANIMAL LOVERS

23. A Very Noisy Stable

Share the true meaning of Christmas with young Catholics with this beautifully illustrated book, featuring the sights and sounds of their favorite animals.

FOR CURIOUS MINDS

24. The Real Presence

With the story of two curious cousins who find themselves in the Upper Room at the Last Supper, children will discover God’s presence in the Eucharist and the importance of the gifts they bring before our Lord.

FOR PLAYFUL IMAGINATIONS

25. Donuts After Mass

Written in a comic book format, older children will love the honest and humorous story of a not-so-typical girl named Emily who talks with Jesus and discovers how to cultivate a friendship with him as she navigates school, family, and friends.


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