Ancilla Press is a traditional Catholic publishing house located in the scenic Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.
Founded under the patronage of Our Lady of the Annunciation, Ancilla
offers unique titles for the Domestic Church—helping Catholics live the
liturgical year in their homes, build family traditions, and deepen
their prayer life and their love for Our Lord in the sacraments. We combine the best of modern technology and traditional
bookbinding to produce beautiful, quality volumes that will last for
Claudio Salvucci is a writer, editor, and bookbinder. His articles have been published in Latin Mass magazine, Catholic Men's Quarterly, the New Liturgical Movement, and Christifideles.
His work with Arx Publishing
has been featured in the National Catholic
Register, and his fiction in the curriculum of Kolbe Academy. Claudio's
journey in publishing started in 1994 with copies of an epic poem that
he wrote, printed, and sewed in his basement. Since then he has
thousands of books for sale to libraries across the country and
internationally. He has learned almost every task associated with
publishing and book manufacturing, including writing, editing, art,
font creation, graphic design, layout, printing, sewing, casemaking,
and finishing. He has also prepared numerous book, academic journal,
and magazine files for large commercial printers such as Sheridan and
Jamie Salvucci brings her experience teaching in public and private
schools to her latest and most challenging assignment:
designing a curriculum and running our family homeschool. Her areas of
interest include living Catholic traditions at home, and she has
researched and implemented some of our most memorable seasonal
devotions, from our candlelight Lenten Stations of the Cross to our
annual St. Lucy bread.
The Salvucci kids can often be found crayon in hand, writing and
illustrating books on all subjects, so it sure looks like they are
poised to join the show someday. We'll keep you posted.