Ann Garrido admits that she sometimes finds administration draining, even boring, as it fractures her days into "tiny shards of time" that make it impossible to focus on "the big ideas." And yet Garrido has found spiritual gifts in her many years as an administrator in church life. In Redeeming Administration, she reveals those gifts by examining twelve spiritual habits—presenting a saint who embodies each habit—and showing readers how to experience their administrative work as a crucial ministry of the Church. Winner of a 2014 Catholic Press Award in the Professional Book category....Read more
For over 15 years, Ann Garrido preached regularly at Aquinas Institute of Theology—a school of theology and ministry in the Dominican tradition. Preaching to the Choir includes forty selections of Garrido’s preaching, providing a window into the way the Word of God intersects with particular events in a community’s history and the author’s own life. All profits from sale of this book go to support scholarships for students at the Institute....Read more
In this pioneering book on field education for Catholic ministry, Ann Garrido incorporates the mandates defined in the USCCB’s Program for Priestly formation (fifth edition) and Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord to provide an indispensable guide for field education supervisors working with students in Catholic seminaries, graduate schools, college or university-based certificate programs, and diocesan ministry formation programs. A necessary text for busy supervisors and the students with whom they work....Read more
Just as the mustard seed grows into a leafy shrub in which birds can nest, so the smallest among us offer theological insights and reflection that expand our understanding of God's Word in new, fresh ways. Mustard Seed Preaching offers the essential themes of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd as a guide to preaching to children and to the heart of the child in each of us....Read more
These articles by Ann have appeared in various publications and are available to read online at their websites:
Ann has also contributed essays/chapters to various publications:
"Does It Resound? Congregational Exegesis in Conversation with Negotiation Science" in Effective Preaching: Bringing People into an Encounter with God, ed. Michael E. Connors, CSC. Chicago, IL: Liturgy Training Publications, 2019.
"Foreword" Plunged into the Trinity, Our Sacramental Becoming: Essays in Sacramental Ecclesiology by Ernest Skublics. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2019.
“Doctrine and Preaching” co-authored with Michael E. Connors, CSC, in Handbook for Catholic Preachers, ed. Edward Foley, OFM. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016.
“Pursuing Truth in Dialogue” in Nostra Aetate: Celebrating 50 Years of the Catholic Church’s Dialogue......Read more