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The Bookstore features a variety of resources for contemporary spirituality:


Popular authors include Paula D’Arcy, Joyce Rupp, Richard Rohr, Cynthia Bourgeault, Pema Chodron, and James Martin. 
Topics include social and environmental justice, grief and aging, Christian mystics and prayer, Eastern spiritualities and Buddhism, spiritual direction, Centering Prayer, and more.
New titles include:

- Following Jesus: Finding Our Way Home in an Age of Anxiety by Henri Nouwen.  Though he died over 20 years ago, Nouwen is still relevant in this never-before-published work as he offers a compelling case for why Christianity is still relevant.

- Coming Back to Life by Joanna Macy and Molly Brown.  Wisdom in the face of planetary suffering.

- The Courage Way: Leading and Living with Integrity by the Center for Courage & Renewal and Shelly Francis.  A guide to leadership that shows how to draw upon your courage in all you do.  This book has its roots in the work of Parker Palmer.

- When the Disciple Comes of Age: Christian Identity in the 21st Century by Diarmuid O'Murchu.  This book brings together his thoughts on an evolving spirituality.

- A New Republic of the Heart: An Ethos for Revolutionaries by Terry Patten  Another visionary book looking at radical whole-system change for the environment, economy, politics, and culture.

Handmade and Fair Trade Items

  • Hand-crafted jewelry, loom weavings, and baskets made by S. Kathleen
  • Turned wooden prayer bowls made by Jerry Rupp, with a prayer card by Joyce Rupp
  • Earth Prayer Beads from the Sisters of Green Mountain Monastery
  • Holy Land Stone keepsakes from Jerusalem
  • Fair Trade Divine Chocolate that benefits family farmers in Ghana
  • Ornaments for Orphans (supports vulnerable children in Africa)
  • Organic cotton socks by Maggie's Socks
  • Gorgeous quality baskets made by women survivors of genocide in Rwanda from Kwizera Ministries

Other Unique Items

  • Soaps and lotions from Gifts for the Journey benefiting women survivors of violence, abuse, and exploitation
  • Singing bowls from Nepal
  • Framed and unframed prints, including "The Last Supper" by Bodhan Piasecki
  • CDs including Native American flute music, relaxing instrumentals for meditation or massage, and popular artists such as Peter Mayer and Sara Thomsen
  • Payerful Pretzels and St. Hildegard Crunch from Monastery Baked Goods
  • Insulated coffee cups with lids.  Each cup has an inspirational message.
  • InnerSpirit Rattles, fired clay rattles crafted in Alpine, TX, by J Davis Studios


  • 50% off all Brush Dance cards
  • Cards by Anne
  • Ministry of the Arts
  • and many others
For more information about Siena Retreat Center's Bookstore, call 262-898-2590 or e-mail

Join us for a Holiday Open House in the Bookstore
Saturday, December 7, 2019, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm