Archives for July 2013

CBB Interview with David Calvillo

PETE: For those unfamiliar, can you take a moment to explain your apostolate Real Men Pray the Rosary and your influences in starting it? DAVID CALVILLO: Real Men Pray The Rosary, Inc. is an apostolate formed to “promote the Rosary with conviction… in the light of Scripture, in harmony with the liturgy, and in the context of our daily lives.” That mission statement is derived directly from the 2002 Apostolic Letter issued by Pope John Paul II on the Rosary.The apostolate was formed in the … [Read more...]

Real Men Pray the Rosary : A Practical Guide to a Powerful Prayer

David Calvillo along with his wife are founder of the apostolate Real Men Pray the Rosary. In this book Real Men Pray the Rosary: A Practical Guide to a Powerful PrayerDavid takes it from his Texas home to the national stage.David begins the early part of the book telling the story of his (as he refers to is as) “Saul conversion story” through the prayer of the Rosary. In Chapter 2 titled “A Prayer for Men”, he follows up his own story with those of other men. This section will truly make you … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Robert Moynihan

This week I had the opportunity to interview Robert Moynihan, author of Pray for Me : The Life and Spiritual Vision of Pope Francis, First Pope From the America’s and editor of the magazine Inside the Vatican.Q: Pray for Me is a fantastic look into the first days and weeks of Pope Francis' papacy. How much work does it take to undergo a project of this magnitude considering it was released a mere six weeks after Pope Francis' election?A: I was in Rome to follow each day during the period … [Read more...]

Pray for Me : The Life and Spiritual Vision of Pope Francis, First Pope From the America’s

In Pray for Me: The Life and Spiritual Vision of Pope Francis, First Pope from the Americas, author Robert Moynihan offers the reader an inside look at the events of the days and weeks after Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio emerged on the balcony overlooking St. Peters Square as Pope Francis. The book is divided into three parts and includes a biographical section and a section of various topics with Pope Francis' views on each.The most enjoyable section of the book for me was the first (not … [Read more...]

The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth Third Edition

The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth Third Edition published by Saint Mary’s Press is a valuable resource for teens and adults alike. This helpful reference book mirrors the Catechism of the Catholic Church in its layout and content. It covers the key teachings of the Catechism in a clear concise language. This handbook can be used by anyone who is just learning the Catholic faith or as a review and deeper learning for those who already know it.After three introductory chapters on Revelation a … [Read more...]

Faith at Work : Finding Purpose Beyond the Paycheck

Kevin Lowry has provided today's worker with a fantastic guide to living their faith in the workplace. In his book Faith at Work: Finding Purpose Beyond the Paycheck, Kevin gives advice on how to evangelize and be a witness to Christ while attending to your daily work duties. This advice applies to any work environment from CPA, to machine operator, to ditch digger to stay-at-home mom.In the book Kevin draws from his experience as a CPA and COO of The Coming Home Network. He outlines a … [Read more...]