Loyola Press

Loyola Press
Parent company Society of Jesus
Founded 1912
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Chicago, Illinois
Publication types books
Official website www.loyolapress.com

Loyola Press is a publishing house based in Chicago, Illinois. It is a nonprofit apostolate of the Chicago-Detroit Province of the Society of Jesus.[1] It has no connection with Loyola University Chicago.

It primarily publishes school books for the parochial school market. However, in 1997, the press did publish a bestseller: The Gift of Peace, the last testament of Cardinal Joseph Bernardin.[2]

History of Loyola

Loyola University Press was founded in 1912 and became a separate non-profit in 1940 independent of any university. It changed its name to Loyola Press in 1995.


Loyola Press publishes Chicago-related titles under the The Wild Onion imprint, Jesuit studies titles under the Jesuit Way banner, and textbooks under the Loyola University Press imprint.[3]

Notable authors

Loyola Press has published books by the following notable people:[4]


  1. "About Loyola Press". Loyola Press. Retrieved September 24, 2013.
  2. M.W. Newman, "Bernardin's Last Words Put Loyola Press On The Publishing Map," Chicago Tribune April 4, 1997
  3. Kinsella, Bridget (November 27, 1995). "Chicago's Loyola no longer a UP". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved September 24, 2013.
  4. "Our Authors". Loyola Press. Retrieved September 24, 2013.
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