About Us


Pflaum Publishing Group is a division of Bayard Inc., a national educational publishing and media company exclusively serving the K-12 education market. Pflaum publishes a wide range of materials for Catholic religious education including the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Faith Formation Program for preschool through grade 8, Together in Jesus sacramental preparation programs for primary grades, mini-courses for junior and senior high Confirmation preparation, and Children Celebrate! products for Liturgy of the Word with Children.

Bayard Inc., also publishes two magazines for Catholic educators: Today's Catholic Teacher for schools, and Catechist for parish programs. The division also offers a wide variety of marketing services to other educational publishers.

Mission Statement

We, the employees of Bayard Inc., commit ourselves to serving the education community by publishing quality products, providing dedicated customer service, creating effective marketing programs, and pursuing sound business practices.

To achieve these goals, we must . . .

  • Attract and nurture qualified, competent, customer-focused individuals who take pride in their work and in their ability to contribute to the goals of the company.
  • Maintain a working environment that fosters productivity, creativity, innovation, and respect for others.
  • Identify and respond to the evolving needs of the education community.
  • Effectively communicate the value of our products and services.

We acknowledge with pride our entrepreneurial beginnings and continue to be inspired by that rich and creative vision.