Weekly Giveaway – St. Philomena: The Story of a Stubborn Little Princess

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This week, author Courtney Lee sponsors the CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of her book St. Philomena: The Story of a Stubborn Little Princess . Click here to read my review of this book. I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST Friday 4/25 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review – St. Philomena: The Story of a Stubborn Little Princess

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Laura is back with another review. This week a book the entire family enjoyed! Sometimes you read a story and you just sit in awe and reflection afterwards. St. Philomena: The Story of a Stubborn Little Princess written by Courtney C. Filomena Lee is one of those extraordinary kinds of books. The day I sat down to look over this book, I figured I’d begin it while my little fella was napping. He’d been a little more than crabby that afternoon and I was just relieved to be able to sit down … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Cardinal Donald Wuerl

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PETE: Who was your target audience for your book The Light is On for You? CARDINAL WUERL: My target audience is Catholics. That’s a broad swath of humanity, I know, but we all need Confession, and we all could stand to grow in our practice of the sacrament. That will be true, moreover, until the day we die. Confession is something we will never outgrow, even if we become the saints God made us to be. Pope John Paul II and Mother Teresa of Calcutta were revered even during their lifetime; … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – The Light Is On For You: The Life-Changing Power of Confession

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This week,The Word Among Us Press sponsors their first CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of The Light Is On For You: The Life-Changing Power of Confession. Click here to read my review of this book. I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST Friday 4/18 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review – The Light Is On For You: The Life-Changing Power of Confession

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Have you been neglecting the sacrament of reconciliation? Are you new to the faith and want to learn more of what Confession is all about? Are you a regular confessor but would like a refresher in the sacrament? Than look no further than this book, The Light Is On For You: The Life-Changing Power of Confession by Cardinal Donald Wuerl. The title of this book comes from the successful program of the same name that was started by Cardinal Wuerl and others. As the Cardinal states: “Leaving the … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith

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This week, Image Books sponsors the CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith by Father Robert Barron. Click here to read my review of this book. I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST Friday 4/011 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review – Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith

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Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith by Father Robert Barron has been a highly acclaimed book (and series originally airing on PBS) since it was first released in hardcover. Image Books is now re-releasing the book in paperback. I have read the entire book and it is a fantastic journey into some of the more prominent people, places and things that make the Catholic faith so beautiful and enriching. Image has gathered ten bloggers together each taking one of the ten chapters in the … [Read more...]

CBB Review – The Truth Is Out There: Vol.1 Brendan and Erc in Exile

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Today my oldest daughter Katie contributes a review to The Catholic Book Blogger. After reading what she has to say about this graphic novel I want to read it and I think you will too! Teens, male and female alike, have always enjoyed reading graphic novels and The Truth Is Out There Brendan & Erc in Exile Volume 1 is so much more than the average comic book for teens. The author of this cool comic is a contemplative monk who lives in Massachusetts and uses the pen name Amadeus. This … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Daniel Horan, OFM

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PETE: The preface of your book The Last Words of Jesus: A Meditation on Love and Suffering outlines how this book came to be. For those who have yet to get it can you describe the process. DANIEL HORAN: Well, back in 2011 the Franciscan friar in charge of organizing the Holy Week services at St. Francis of Assisi Parish on West 31st Street in Manhattan approached me with an invitation to be the annual preacher for the “7 Seven Last Words.” It is a tradition I was familiar with, but I had … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – The Last Words of Jesus: A Meditation on Love and Suffering

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This week, Franciscan Media sponsors the  CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of The Last Words of Jesus: A Meditation on Love and Suffering  by Daniel P. Horan. Click here to read my review of this book. I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST Friday 4/04 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]