Our Sunday Visitor


About Our Sunday Visitor

In the early 1900s a bankrupt publisher in Huntington, Ind. offered young Father John Noll a printing press for a single dollar. Who would have ever thought what would come from this simple $1 investment to a local parish priest: a huge Catholic publishing and offertory solutions enterprise that not only survived but has thrived for over 100 years! Father Noll's investment in the printing press and the responsibility that came with it was an act of radical trust in God; trust that a parish priest in a small town in a small state could launch such an enterprise and succeed. Ministering like Christ Today that enterprise he launched, the enterprise we have been entrusted with, has 380 employees. We have tripled in size in the last ten years. We have over 1800 textbooks, parish resources and trade books in print. Father Noll's weekly newspaper, OSV Newsweekly, is available on Kindle and on this website. His successors publish ebooks and apps. We are also the largest manufacturer of church offering envelopes in the world. We print several hundred million offering envelopes a year. We have resources to help parishes and dioceses launch websites, capital campaigns, and stewardship programs. As a not-for-profit organization, we give away millions of dollars a year to Catholic organizations throughout the country through the Our Sunday Visitor Institute.