St. Katherine Bookstore & Gift Shop

Located on the first floor of the Dr. Michael N. & Rosalind F. Halikis Administration Center, the St. Katherine Bookstore and Gift Shop was built in loving memory of Mr. Constantine Farmans. Normally open every Sunday after Divine Liturgy, during the entire annual South Bay Greek Festival, and by appointment, the doors to the bookstore are currently closed in compliance with the County of Los Angeles Health Department’s social distancing and contact restrictions due to the covid19 pandemic. Nevertheless, there will be a featured book every month that will be available through mail order. Our clergy will be presenting a brief synopsis of the monthly book selection following the Friday Paraklisis services that begin at 5:00PM.

For more information please contact:

Fotini White
(310) 897-1139

Monthly Book Selection


An Inner Step Toward God: Writings and Teachings on Prayer by Father Alexander Men

Beginning to Pray

by Metropolitan Anthony Bloom


Product Description

This book has established itself as a modern spiritual classic for Orthodox as well as other Christians. It is written by an Orthodox Archbishop for people who have never prayed before and has been read and loved by persons at all levels of spiritual development. 


About the Author: Anthony Bloom, the son of a Russian diplomat, became a physician, monk and archbishop of the Russian Orthodox Church in Great Britain – earning the respect and affection of countless people worldwide because of his deep humanity and tireless witness to the Gospel. Although he died in 2003 at the age of 89, he continues to offer guidance in the spiritual life through his writings.


Item No. BK002

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