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Book Shop

A book and gift shop located in Saint Mark’s Cathedral. We carry religious and select secular books and gifts. We are open six days a week and run by our gracious volunteers. Please stop by and say, “hello” and check out our unique offerings. Stop in to visit and browse the enticing assortment of gifts, books and art. The Book Shop is open 10-2 Tuesday - 
Friday, Sunday mornings, and some special additional occasions.

We recommend a rollicking novel of old New York, and a thought-provoking "unapologetic" look at modern Christian faith, both by award-winning British author Francis Spufford, for your summer reading stash.

Stop by the Book Shop to see the Baptism cards with illustrations by Peter Krueger from the book written by Rev. Anna Ostenso Moore.

Living into the Easter message is the theme of Dutch writer and theologian Henri Nouwen, whose meditations rising from personal struggles have helped many.

We celebrate a poet and an artist in our midst: new works by Lynette Reini-Grandell and Robert Lesch.

Two recent books explore our difficult American past and how we might come to terms with it: one is a recently acclaimed novel, the other a set of conversations on the clash between native and non-native cultures.

Our Lenten study, good at any time of year, takes us on a journey with the Gospel of Luke, in the company of a host of distinguished scholars and clerics.

As Lent and Valentine's Day approach, the Book Shop is happy to recommend two new collections: a series of talks by former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, and a selection of poems by an American favorite, Mary Oliver (and, oh yes, we have Valentines too!).

The welter of seasonal activity and of modern life in general can become daunting these days! The Book Shop has help for focusing your inner vision in a world of noise and chaos.

In a time when we are assaulted by visual stimuli, the world of icons offers a way to quiet our minds and open our souls to stillness and light. The Book Shop can help, with a new shipment of icons and icon note cards.

A recent collection of Wendell Berry's Sabbath Poems offers a respite from this tumultuous week, speaking of love and gratitude as they describe life on the poet's old Kentucky farm.

Your choices are almost limitless at the Cathedral Book Shop! For Mother's Day, graduation, confirmation, a wedding, Father's Day, we have ideas for you.

The Worst Princess: A delightful new book for children of all ages helps us to remember the value of laughter.

The Book Shop offers an array of Episcopal-themed attire for you (and your dog) to equip you from head to toe.

A new arrival takes a lighthearted look at the serious business of our Lenten Journey, considering the dust we're made of and our calling to stir up the dust around us.

Leslie Williams' new book tackles being a Christian in a post-Christian world.

We highlight a new history of English church music that will delight lovers of music, the Church, and England, and will be appreciated by anyone who values good writing: O SING UNTO THE LORD, by Andrew Gant.

Our store of treasures includes wonderful creches and other animals of all kinds.

Rev. Lisa Wiens Heinsohn is leaving us, but has introduced us to her brother Steve’s recent book, which helps us reflect on the transitions in our lives in light of the Creation story.

Great selection of hand selected resources and gifts.

As we look forward to our coming Easter Vigil baptisms, the Book Shop offers some lovely ways to help young ones entering the journey of faith.

As we return for a new season, we notice that all our praying and singing have taken a toll on some of our pew Prayer Books and Hymnals. The Book Shop can help you donate new copies in honor of a special occasion or a departed loved one.

Global Mamas. If you haven’t dropped in to the Book Shop lately, their colorful children’s clothing (dresses can be ordered in many sizes!) and bright home décor will bring a smile.

Just in time for the New Year, the Book Shop is featuring new daily meditations from the Rev. Steve Charleston and a shipment of beautiful and inspiring icons.

Kelly Brown Douglas's provocative book asks us to reexamine the myth of American exceptionalism and to look clearly at the costs of assuming white privilege. A scholar and the mother of a black son, she speaks with a prophetic and challenging voice.

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the Book Shop offers lovely little greetings and gifts to share with someone you love.

Among the things that gladden our hearts, and could yours too, are delightful creations by Cambodian artist Sy Vang and more books by Portland author Brian Doyle.

’Tis the season for celebrations of all sorts, and the Book Shop “springs” into action with a new supply of greeting cards.

The Book Shop has several offerings for Blessing of the Animals this week.

Two small books, one of prose poems and another of rounds to sing, highlight our array of stocking stuffers for Christmas (or any time).

The Good Book of Human Nature, a provocative new book by two Swiss scholars, takes an anthropological look at the Bible in the contest of developing human society.

Wonderful things await you in the Book Shop as you begin your Christmas shopping. We have gifts and greetings for all ages, and treasures from all over the world.

Bishop Steven Charleston's spiritual diary, originally posted on Facebook, continues with "Turn to the Wild Wind"; and we welcome the arrival of newly created Anglican rosaries by jeweler Christine Stanton.

As we dedicate a new Labyrinth, we reflect on its history and offer some helps for those traveling its path.

A small photo album offers a fascinating view of something most Saint Markans have never seen - the 19th century ‘old’ Saint Mark’s!...and angels

New arrivals at the Cathedral Book Shop include "singing" prayer bowls, elegant sterling silver crosses, whimsical earrings and an array of journals touching many subjects you'll want to record.

A new book by “professional listener” Krista Tippett considers the art and mystery of “Becoming Wise.”

All sorts of saintly opportunities await. Come and see…

In troubled times, a renowned naturalist - Jane Goodall - and two modern saints - Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama - offer meditations on peace and joy.

We're celebrating Spring with an award-winning children's book and a new cache of flower-themed photo cards by Nancy Johnson.

The new year is a time of discovery at the Cathedral Book Shop: first we (re)discover how wonderful our customers have been. It’s been a great year, and we appreciate not only your business, but also the excellent suggestions you’ve offered as to what folks want to be reading next (or re-reading the great old classics).

Advent is coming soon, and the Book Shop offers collections of meditations, old and new, along with lovely Advent calendars.

Thoughts from the prophet Jeremiah and a new shipment of jewelry from India join to help us consider the subject of adornment.

As we are invited to share the experiences of Holy Week by our physical participation in its liturgies, we consider the helpfulness of using an Anglican rosary as a physical aid to prayer and meditation.

A special selection of photographs brings the world closer and a new book helps us consider the work we do and its meaning.

If you were intrigued by Canon John Rettger's Sunday Forum discussion of Genesis, we have two fascinating books he's recommended by two prominent Jewish scholars AND we've got a new shipment of those ethereal silk scarves from Kyrgyzstan.

We celebrate the arrival of beautiful new crosses from Murano, Italy, and consider all the ways our faith is expressed in our primary Christian symbol.

Unlikely Lenten Reading: A mystery series set in WWI London offers insight into our own history and its Great War's aftermath.

After finding a Baptismal card (we think we have the finest selection in town), come in and peruse our Baptismal gifts.

Worm Loves Worm, by J. J. Austrian, with colorful illustrations by Mike Curato, is a new book for young children about what really matters in falling and love and getting married.

Just in time for Christmas, we've received a new shipment of gilded icons—perhaps the most beautiful gift of all.

As we celebrate the Feast of All Saints, we feature the church's new and expanded daily Calendar, "A Great Cloud of Witnesses," and celebrate the arrival of new Byzantine icons.

The topic for Saint Mark’s Wednesday Round Table discussions this fall is developing our personal and spiritual understanding, and features a tool known as the Ennegram. The text is “The Essential Ennegram” by Daniels and Price.

The divine hours, or the practice of fixed-hour prayer, is a wonderful way to balance a life of work, study, and prayer, and the Book Shop has new offerings to help.