CBB Review: Journeys Home and Journeys Home 2

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Marcus Grodi is the host of the popular EWTN series The Journey Home. He has spoken often of his own conversion story as well as dozens upon dozens of others. Many of these conversion stories are available in two books from The Coming Home Network. Journeys Home now in its third revised edition and Journeys Home 2.The first volume Journeys Home comes in at a little over 400 pages long. What was particularly interesting about the setup of this book was how it was handled in two parts.Part … [Read more...]

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Mary was the perfection God originally intended, Mary: Day 014

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Mary was the perfection God originally intendedBlessed John Henry Newman, a celebrated convert to the Catholic faith, observes that the original righteousness of Adam and Eve, before their fall, was restored in Mary and perfected.Mary then is a specimen, and more than a specimen, in the purity of her soul and body, of what man was before his fall, and what he would have been, had he risen to his full perfection. It would have been hard, it would have been a victory for the Evil One, had … [Read more...]

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CBB Media Giveaway – Life is Worth Living

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This week I am once again running a special second giveaway. Saint Joseph Communications is the sponsor . One lucky winner will receive one copy of their 18 CD Set Life is Worth Living by Archbishop Fulton Sheen. (you can read my review here). I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! EST and will end 12 AM EST 8/11 with a winner being announced later that day. Enter below.a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

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Mary: pillar of fire, pillar of cloud; Mary: Day 014

Mary: pillar of fire, pillar of cloudSt. Alphonsus tells how the ancient Israelites’ journey in the wilderness fore- shadowed Our Lady.St. Cosmas of Jerusalem used to say, “While I keep my hope in you unconquerable, O Mother of God, I shall be safe. I will fight and overcome my enemies with no other buckler than your protection and your all-powerful aid.” All who are so fortunate as to be the servants of this great queen can say the same thing. “O Mother of God, if I hope in you, I most c … [Read more...]

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CBB Media Review – Life is Worth Living

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One of the pioneers of radio and television evangelization is none other than the Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen. Being a "modern" saint of our times, many fondly remember gathering to listen and watch his series Life is Worth Living. Thanks to Saint Joseph Communications we have available to us the entire series in an 18 CD set.As an overview the series consists of fifty, half hour long presentations by Archbishop Sheen. Saint Joseph Communications has been able to find a vinyl source … [Read more...]

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Mary, the root preserved from sin, Mary: Day: 012

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Mary, the root preserved from sinIn the Old Testament, the prophet Daniel interprets a dream of the Babylo- nian king Nebuchadnezzar (see Dan 4:10–18). St. Lawrence Brindisi finds in that dream a foreshadowing of Jesus and Mary.Great was the happiness of human nature in the Garden of Eden before original sin, as long as man remained in the state of innocence and origi- nal justice. Then, human nature was like that tree seen by King Nebuchadnezzar in his dreams. It was tall, with its top t … [Read more...]

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