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Inspiring, encouraging, and continuing the faith formation
of the more than one billion Catholics around the world, and leading souls to Christ.


Share the love of Jesus with every person.

Your Personal Apostolate: Accepting and Sharing the Love of God
Your Teen Apostolate: Accepting and Sharing the Love of God
Your Preteen Apostolate: Accepting and Sharing the Love of God

 

Children’s Books
-First Place-


Your Teen Apostolate:
Accepting and Sharing the Love of God

Andre Joseph Bottesi and Michele Elena Bondi
Illustrated by Andre J. Bottesi
Joseph Karl Publishing, Rochester, Mich.

111 pages
Paperback
9 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 1/2
ISBN # 9781935356066

$10.95
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Children’s Books
-First Place-

Your Preteen Apostolate:
Accepting and Sharing the Love of God

Nicholas Joseph Bottesi and Michele Elena Bondi
Illustrated by Nicholas J. Bottesi
Joseph Karl Publishing, Rochester, Mich.

"Scriptural, devotional and practical, these two books
present wonderful life lessons that celebrate teens and
preteens and their faith. Excellent not only for teens
and preteens, but also for those who walk with them on
their daily journey of faith in accepting and sharing the
love of God."

111 pages
Paperback
9 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 1/2
ISBN #9781935356059

$10.95
ORDER HERE

 

Family Life
-First Place-

Your Teen Apostolate:
Accepting and Sharing the Love of God

Andre Joseph Bottesi and Michele Elena Bondi
Illustrated by Andre J. Bottesi
Joseph Karl Publishing, Rochester, Mich.

111 pages
Paperback
9 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 1/2
ISBN # 9781935356066

$10.95
ORDER HERE

 

 

Family Life
-First Place-

Your Preteen Apostolate:
Accepting and Sharing the Love of God

Nicholas Joseph Bottesi and Michele Elena Bondi
Illustrated by Nicholas J. Bottesi
Joseph Karl Publishing, Rochester, Mich.

"Scripture Passages are illustrated with stories from
teen’s lives which makes the book very attractive during
their formative years. Reflection questions and a
meditation accompany each chapter for integration of
the principles in the easily read book for teens."

111 pages
Paperback
9 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 1/2
ISBN #9781935356059

$10.95
ORDER HERE


Small Publisher
-Third Place-

Your Personal Apostolate:
Accepting and Sharing the Love of God

Michele Elena Bondi
Joseph Karl Publishing, Rochester, Mich.

"This book appealingly presents a simple theme for
the lifetime work of every Christian. Each chapter
begins with a lengthy scripture quote given highlighted
prominence and ends with pointed questions for reflection
and a closing prayer."

95 pages
Hardcover
9.1 x 6.2 x 0.5
ISBN # 9781935356011

$14.95
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Authors:

Author ~ Michele Bondi Bottesi


©Kathy Rizzo

Michele Bondi Bottesi, M.A., L.L.P. is a mother, award-winning Catholic author, psychologist, publisher at Joseph Karl Publishing, and producer at Apostolate Films. She lives with her family in Michigan and is a parishioner of Ss. Cyril and Methodius Slovak Catholic Church.
Michele's first book, Your Personal Apostolate: Accepting and Sharing the Love of God was published in March, 2009. In response to the calling to share the apostolate message with young people, Michele teamed up with her teen son Andre and preteen son Nicholas and wrote Your Teen Apostolate: Accepting and Sharing the Love of God and Your Preteen Apostolate: Accepting and Sharing the Love of God which were published in December 2009.
In June, 2010, Your Teen Apostolate and Your Preteen Apostolate were both awarded First Place, Best Children's Books, and First Place, Best Family Life Books, in the 2010 Catholic Press Association Book Awards. Your Personal Apostolate was awarded Third Place, Book By a Small Publisher. Michele's Blog, "God is at Work in You!" was awarded First Place, Best Blog by an Individual Freelance Member.
Michele is a proud member of the Catholic Press Association, Catholic Writer's Guild, and American Author's Association, and has written several articles for Catholic.net including Alma Mater~Music From the Vatican. Currently she is preparing three books for publication: God Moments, Our Treasure (a picture book about the Eucharist illustrated by Kristina M. Pope), and the brilliant epic One Man's Journey by Gene X. Kortsha.
In 2009 Michele founded Joseph Karl Publishing and Apostolate Films to encourage, inspire, and continue the faith formation of the more than one billion Catholics worldwide and lead souls to Christ.
Michele's blog is "God Is At Work In You!" http://www.godisatworkinyou.blogspot.com
Look for Michele in a cameo appearance as a Visitation Sister in the movie "Leonie!" to be released in 2010.
Please Note: Due to time constraints Michele regrets that she cannot answer individual and unsolicited communication.


Author ~ Gene X. Kortsha ©Kathy Rizzo


©Kathy Rizzo

Gene X. Kortsha, M.S., arrived in the United States in 1955. He earned a B.A. in Chemistry and an M.S. in Industrial Hygiene and Health Sciences from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Gene worked at General Motors for 29 years, serving for 13 years as Corporate Director of Industrial Hygiene. Currently Gene is an Adjunct Professor at Wayne State University. He and his wife, Margaret, live in Rochester Hills, Michigan and are members of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Rochester.


Editor of "One Man's Journey" ~ Nancy Carabio Belanger


©Kathy Rizzo

Nancy Carabio Belanger is the author of the Catholic novel for 'tweens, Olivia and the Little Way, which has the distinction of being a winner in the 2009 Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada Book Awards in the children’s books category. She is working on the eagerly anticipated sequel, Olivia's Gift, which will be entered into at least five national book award competitions in 2011.
Nancy created Harvey House Publishing in 2008. Harvey House's mission is to provide Catholic 'tween readers with books that celebrate our Catholic faith, modesty, and a wholesome childhood.
Nancy is a member of the Catholic Writers Guild and the American Authors Association, is a columnist for www.catholicmom.com, and writes a blog attracting international attention at nancybelanger.blogspot.com. Olivia and the Little Way is a distinguished entry in the Writer’s Digest book awards, and is a part of the curriculum at several schools nationwide. Nancy enjoys speaking to Catholic schools and homeschooling groups about St. Therese and how she inspires her to write.
Nancy is also a copy editor and invaluable colleague at Joseph Karl Publishing. Her website is www.littleflowerbook.com.

 

Graphic Design ~ Roseann Nieman

Roseann Nieman is a freelance graphic designer that works from her home office in Rochester Hills, Michigan. Art has been a lifelong passion for Roseann and has finally culminated into full time work over the past 5 years. After spending almost 20 years in the automotive industry, it was a refreshing change to finally let that creative side shine. Roseann has extensive experience in print work and logo design and is also available for website design as well. "Every project is treated as if it were my own business, giving careful thought to each detail; resulting in a design that is eye-catching, attention-getting and is of the highest quality." Roseann is lovingly devoted to her husband Gary and 2 children; Bethanie and Patrick. Please check out her website and design portfolio at www.niemanartgraphics.com.

 

Youth Division

 

Author ~ Andre J. Bottesi

Andre J. Bottesi is the award-winning author of Your Teen Apostolate: Accepting and Sharing the Love of God which won First Place, Best Children's Book and First Place, Best Family Life Book in the 2010 Catholic Press Association Book Awards. Andre is a ninth grader at Rochester High School and a member of the American Author's Association. He enjoys basketball, skateboarding, performing tricks on his scooter, traveling, making films, drawing, creating comics, collectible card games, and his ferrets Cupcake and Lily. Andre lives with his family in Rochester Hills, Michigan and is an altar boy at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Slovak Catholic Church. Currently he is writing his second book.

 

Author ~ Nicholas J. Bottesi

Nicholas J. Bottesi is the award-winning author of Your Preteen Apostolate: Accepting and Sharing the Love of God which won First Place, Best Children's Book and First Place, Best Family Life Book in the 2010 Catholic Press Association Book Awards. Nick is in seventh grade at West Middle School in Rochester Hills, Michigan and is a member of the American Author's Association. He enjoys collectible card games, video games, cooking, skateboarding, drawing, and spending time with his pet ferrets Lily and Cupcake. Nick lives with his family in Rochester Hills and is an altar boy at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Slovak Catholic Church. He is currently writing his second book.

 

Illustrator of "Our Treasure" ~ Kristina M. Pope

Kristina Marie Pope grew up in Clarkston, Michigan. Her passion for art started at an early age. She earned a degree in fine arts from Saginaw Valley State University and is currently teaching her love of art. Ms. Pope lives in Rochester Hills, Michigan. Her illustrations for "Our Treasure," her first book, are exceptional and make the book a strong contender in five national book award contests in 2011, including the Randolph Caldecott Medal.

 

Author ~ Alyssa M. Bottesi

Alyssa M. Bottesi is a sixth grader at West Middle School. She enjoys tea parties, skateboarding, reading, watching movies, drawing, playing games, going to the library, and playing with her brother's ferrets. Currently she is writing an apostolate book for young children. Alyssa lives with her family in Rochester Hills, Michigan, and is a parishioner at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church.




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