As a business, Berne Media is related to the Berne Abbey and its objective is to spread the Good news in a way appropriate to our times. Berne Media tries to achieve this objective by means of its subsidiaries Publishing house Berne abbey and Bookshop Berne. Berne Media employs about 15 people.
The bookshop is located on the site of the abbey and offers a wide range of books in the field of faith and spirituality, and also a broad range of abbey and local products, religious products and greeting cards. Every year, the bookshop organises various activities for a wide audience. By means of the online bookshop, Berneboek.com, the books and other products are delivered throughout the world.
The Berne publishing house publishes the well-known books De zondag vieren (Celebrating the Sunday) and several other periodicals, including the magazine Vieren (celebrating), and a growing collection of books in the field of faith and spirituality. The authors of Berne are, among others, Rowan Williams, Anselm Grün, Henri Nouwen, Thomas Quartier, Hein Stufkens, Annemiek Schrijver, Pope Francis and many others.
Together, the Berne abbey, publishing house and bookshop represent a strong combination in the market of faith and spirituality for many years, both in the Netherlands and in Flanders.
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