CBB Interview with Stephen P. White

Stephen P. White is a fellow in the Catholic Studies Program at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. His work focuses on the application of Catholic social teaching to contemporary political and cultural issues. His writing has appeared in outlets such as the National Review Online, Huffington Post, America Magazine, and The Catholic Herald (UK). He is a regular contributor at CatholicVote.org. Since 2005, he has been coordinator of an annual seminar on Catholic social thought in Krakow, Pola … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Ramona Trevino

For three years, Ramona worked as the manager of a Planned Parenthood abortion-referral facility in Sherman, Texas. In the spring of 2011, thanks to the inspiration from a local Christian radio station, the prayers and public witness of a 40 Days for Life campaign, and through God’s grace, Ramona reclaimed her walk with Christ and resigned her position at Planned Parenthood, which resulted in the clinic closing.Ramona is now sharing the story of her pro-life conversion and resulting exodus f … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Mike Aquilina

Mike Aquilina is the award-winning author of more than forty books on Catholic history, doctrine, and devotion. His works have been translated into many languages. He has hosted nine television series and several documentary films and is a frequent guest on Catholic radio.Mike and I recently discussed his book Take Five: On-The-Job Meditations with St. Ignatius. You can read my review of the book here.PETE: Work can have a different meaning for everyone based upon their job. Some, like … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Bear Woznick

He is a two-time  Masters World Champion Tandem surfer and cofounder and ambassador of the International Tandem Surfing Association for serious competitors, as well as the founder of The BearsWave.com Tandem Expression Teams for those who simply want to enjoy the beauty and art of tandem.  He is a cast member on Fuel TV’sClean Break series is the subject of the film project The Bear — Going Deep, and host weekly 90 minute entertaining podcast on BearsWave.com.  Bear has surfed on four continents … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Father Thomas Dailey

Fr. Dailey joined the faculty of DeSales University in 1988 and is a tenured Professor of Theology. Appointed in 2008 as the first Fr. Louis Brisson Chair in Salesian Spirituality, he is the senior ranking faculty member at the university. In 2000, he founded the Salesian Center for Faith and Culture, which he continues to direct. During his sabbatical in 2013-2014, he served as the inaugural John Cardinal Foley Chair in Homiletics & Social Communications at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Mother Dolores Hart

Dolores Hart was a bright and beautiful college student when she made her film debut with Elvis Presley in Paramount’s 1957 Loving You. She acted in nine more movies with other big stars such as Montgomery Clift, Anthony Quinn, Warren Beatty, and Myrna Loy. She also gave a Tony-nominated performance in the Broadway play The Pleasure of His Company and appeared in television shows, including The Virginian and Playhouse 90. An important chapter in her life occurred while playing Saint Clare in the … [Read more...]