Books & Gifts

We hope you enjoy the offerings of our bookstore and giftshop! Items are continuously being added, so check back frequently. Currently, the price of each item already includes shipping, handling and CA state tax (if appropriate). You will not be charged an additional fee for S&H during checkout. If you are ordering from outside the US, email us for international shipping rates. Thank you for visiting us!

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Quartet of Lavender Sachets
Quartet of Lavender Sachets
Four sachets are better than one...especially when discounted!
100 knot prayer rope--10 beads100 knot prayer rope--10 beads
100 knot prayer rope--4 beads100 knot prayer rope--4 beads
150 knot prayer rope150 knot prayer rope
33 knot prayer rope33 knot prayer rope
Akathist to Jesus the Conqueror of Death, by St. Nikolai VelimirovichAkathist to Jesus the Conqueror of Death, by St. Nikolai Velimirovich
All-Natural Monastery Lip Balm: with Lavender & CalendulaAll-Natural Monastery Lip Balm: with Lavender & CalendulaThis mild beeswax lip balm made by the sisters features all natural ingredients including shea butter, sweet almond oil and our homegrown lavender and calendula (aka pot marigold). 
Altar Gospel Book-SPONSOREDAltar Gospel Book-SPONSORED
Analogia (Icon stands)- SPONSORED
Bench (outdoor use) - SPONSORED
Bishop's Chair- SPONSORED
Blessing Cross- SPONSOREDBlessing Cross- SPONSORED
Book: A Collection of Letters to NunsBook: A Collection of Letters to Nuns
Highly recommended. Peek into the heart and soul of one of the most revered elders of the famed Optina Monastery by reading his letters--chock full of spiritual wisdom.
Book: A Fellowship of Love CookbookBook: A Fellowship of Love Cookbook
Book: A Layman in the DesertBook: A Layman in the Desert"Working with the Conferences of St. John Cassian, Opperwall constructs a kind of relationship handbook that shows us how the desert saints of old can help us build healthy, Christ-centered relationships with our spouses, children, friends, and co-workers."
Book: A Night in the Desert of the Holy Mountain: Discussion with a Hermit on the Jesus Prayer, by Metropolitan HierotheosBook: A Night in the Desert of the Holy Mountain: Discussion with a Hermit on the Jesus Prayer, by Metropolitan Hierotheos
A Night in the Desert of the Holy Mountain is a book which brings to light the quintessence of Orthodox spiritual life: the Jesus prayer or prayer of the heart and how it can be practised by both monks/ nuns and lay people. The reader enjoys the simple presentation of the teachings of the Church on the Jesus prayer, through the authentic experience of an Athonite hermit. This book has been a classic in Greece since its first publication in 1991.
Book: A Spiritual Psalter, by St. Ephraim the SyrianBook: A Spiritual Psalter, by St. Ephraim the Syrian
A Spiritual Psalter, or Reflections on God, excerpted by Bishop Theophan the Recluse from the works of our Holy Father Ephraim the Syrian.
Book: Ages of the Spiritual Life, by Paul EvdokimovBook: Ages of the Spiritual Life, by Paul Evdokimov
Book: Avvakum the Barefoot, by Monk Theodoretos the HagioriteBook: Avvakum the Barefoot, by Monk Theodoretos the Hagiorite
Monk Theodoretos reveals to us the life of the saintly elder, Elder Avvakum of Mt Athos, who was for his fellow monastics and scores of pilgrims a symbol and example of Christian asceticism, simplicity and love.
Book: Beauty for AshesBook: Beauty for AshesHighly recommended book written by a good friend of St. Barbara Monastery.
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