Press releases

  • ACP Announces Winners of the 2024 “Excellence in Publishing Awards”

    WORCESTER, MA – We are thrilled to announce that Despiertos (Spanish edition of Awaken) has been awarded first place by the Association of Catholic Publishers 2024 “Excellence in Publishing Awards”!! Written in a user-friendly way by popular Catholic author and speaker Dr. Jo......

  • Living Faith Foundation Welcomes New President

    St Louis, MO – The Living Faith Foundation, Bayard’s non-profit organization dedicated to making a difference and strengthening communities through the power of the Catholic faith, is delighted to announce the appointment of Helen Osman as its new President. With......

  • Bayard Inc and John Burland Offer Parishes Free Eucharistic-Themed Resources

      In celebration of the National Eucharistic Revival and the 10th National Eucharistic Congress in 2024, Bayard, Inc, and John Burland, Composer and National Music Consultant for Bayard, are pleased to offer two Eucharistic-themed resources for parishes to use royalty-free through......

  • ACP Announces Winners of the 2023 “Excellence in Publishing Awards”

    WATERFORD, CT — The Association of Catholic Publishers (ACP) has announced their winners of the 2023 Excellence in Publishing awards. Publishers submitted a record number of titles in this year’s competition and Twenty-Third Publications received two accolades. Engage Every Family: A Parish Guide to......

  • 250th Anniversary of Amazing Grace by Mark Zimmermann

    Creative Communications for the Parish commemorates the anniversary of one of the most well-known and beloved hymns in 2023. January 1, marks the 250th anniversary “Amazing Grace,” first sung in a church on January 1, 1773. Did you know? “Amazing Grace”:......

  • Bayard Announces The Official Study Guide to Father Stu: Reborn

    The new PG-13 version of Mark Wahlberg’s latest film was released in theaters on Friday December 9 to great acclaim. Father Stu: Reborn is a unique evangelization opportunity for Catholic parishes because it widens the audience to include more families......

  • ACP Announces Winners of the 2022 “Excellence in Publishing Awards”

    On June 9, The Association of Catholic Publishers (ACP) announced the winners of the 2022 Excellence in Publishing Awards. According to the Association, for the first time, they have awards for all 16 categories including all three children’s and music......

  • How Can We Respond to Tragedy?

    After the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, we are left asking again: How do we, particularly as Catholics, respond to tragedy? And how do we help children deal with the feelings they may have—fear, anger, or sadness? In “Peace in......

  • Bayard Announces New Responsibility Structure

    Worcester, April 14, 2022 – Jean-Marie Montel, CEO and Directeur General of the Bayard Group, announced today a new organizational structure with several people appointed to leadership roles with new responsibilities. This organizational structure is designed to address key strategic......

  • Appointment of New Chief Executive Officer of Bayard Inc.

    Bayard, Inc. today announced that Jean-Marie Montel has replaced Hugues de Foucauld as Chief Executive Officer of Bayard Inc. Mr. Montel is also Chairman of the Board of Bayard Inc., Managing Director of the Bayard Group in Paris, and member......

  • Bayard, Inc. Launches Virtual Pilgrimage: Rome, at the heart of the Church

    Bayard, Inc. Launches Virtual Pilgrimage Rome, at the heart of the Church “For the Church, pilgrimages, in all their multiple aspects, have always been a gift of grace.” John Paul II Worcester, October 19, 2021 – Pilgrimage, one of the most......

  • Former CATECHIST Magazine Editor Dies

    With great sadness, we announce the death of Patricia Fischer (Dayton, Ohio) on September 5, 2021 at the age of 94. As a gifted and creative writer, Pat worked as an editor of CATECHIST magazine at Pflaum Publishing, Peter Li Publishing, and......