The Book Distribution Office of Saint Albert's Press provides resources to customers in Britain and throughout the world.
Our Distribution Office is located alongside the Carmelite Friary in Faversham, Kent, England. We offer a speedy, professional and friendly service.
We welcome enquiries from individual purchasers as well as from retailers/distributors who benefit from the usual trade discounts.
Our Distribution Worker is Mr. Kevin Bellman (pictured right). When Kevin is in the office (Monday - Thursday, 9.30am - 2.30pm), customers are welcome to call by and browse our books. To visit outside these times, please contact him to see if special arrangements can be made.
All titles held by Saint Albert's Press can be
ordered from the Distribution Office and also via the ABE Books website. Our listing on ABE can be accessed by clicking
here (except when the office is closed during periods of annual leave).
To download our most recent booklist in PDF format click here; please note that this
listing is not as complete as that provided on ABE Books, and all prices
are subject to confirmation by the Distribution Office.
Customers are welcome to come and browse our range of titles.
In addition to its own publications Saint Albert's Press distributes Carmelite resources produced by other publishers including:
To place a book order
or to make an enquiry, please contact our Distribution Worker, Kevin Bellman, who will be happy to advise you on book prices and shipping costs without obligation. Office hours for Saint Albert's Press are Monday-Thursday from 9.30am until 2.30pm.
Saint Albert's Press Distribution
Carmelite Friars, P.O. Box 140,
Kent, ME20 7SJ
Tel: +44 (0)1795 537038
Fax: +44 (0)1795 539511
To e-mail Saint Albert's Press please click here
Shipping and payments
Orders over £30.00 are generally shipped free to one location within the United Kingdom. We charge postage on all international shipments, but endeavour to keep costs to a minimum.
At present we can only process payment by cheque or banker's draft made payable to Carmelite Friars Projects & Publications
, or by electronic transfer. Payment in currencies other than Sterling or Euro may be subject to a negotiation fee. Payment by credit card is possible if you order via ABE Books.
Saint Albert's Press specialises in providing both popular and scholarly resources in the following subject areas, and others:
- spirituality and charism of the Carmelite Family
- prayer, meditation and contemplative living
- saints of the Carmelite tradition, such as Mary and Elijah
- history of the Carmelite Family and monastic/mendicant orders
- vocation discernment
- initial and ongoing formation for Carmelite individuals and communities
- religious life and the laity
- justice, peace and the integrity of creation
Editing and commissioning
Carmelite Projects & Publications Office
Whitefriars, More House, Heslington,
York, YO10 5DX
Tel: +44 (0)1904 411521
Displays and special events
Saint Albert's Press occasionally runs book stalls at special events, for example at the annual Day for the Carmelite Family
in Carlisle, and the annual International Medieval Congress hosted by the University of Leeds (pictured below).
The Book and Gift Shop at Aylesford Priory, Kent.