CBB Review – Seeking First the Kingdom

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In today's hectic, secular world our relationship with God often takes a backseat. Likely there comes a point in everyone's spiritual journey Where they realize this relationship needs attention. Father John Bartunek has provided us with a book to aid in this relationship. That book is his latest, Seeking First the Kingdom: 30 Meditations on How to Love God with All Your Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength.As Father Bartunek states part way through the book "Loving God with all your heart means … [Read more...]

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CBB Review – To The Heights

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Beyond seeing his pictures I knew very little about Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati. After reading To the Heights: A Novel Based on the Life of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati by Brian Kennelly I can no longer say that. In this historical fiction novel Brian brings Blessed Pier to life. When finished with this book you will feel as if you had just spent time with a brother.Brian vividly tells the life story of Blessed Pier from childhood to his final days. You will experience his many trips to … [Read more...]

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CBB Review – Prayer Works! Getting a Grip on Catholic Spirituality

Prayer Works! is the title of Matt Leonard's latest book and should be the theme chant for our own lives. If your prayer life needs some work and you don't know where to begin this is the book for you. Even if you think you have a solid prayer life you could use some pointers and Matt provides those here. There are many reasons for having a strong prayer life. First and foremost is establishing a personal relationship with your heavenly Father. We can either care enough to have such a … [Read more...]

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CBB Review – The American Catholic Almanac: The Conewago Chapel

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The American Catholic Almanac: A Daily Reader of Patriots, Saints, Rogues, and Ordinary People Who Changed the United States by Brian Burch and Emily Stimpson is one of those books you will return to again and again. A fine resource that could be used for homeschooling or self - enrichment the books daily readings are wide ranging and cover the gambit of Catholicism in the history of the United States.Image Books has asked me to participate in their blog tour of the book. Each blogger was … [Read more...]

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CBB Review – My Sisters the Saints a dual review

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This week brings a unique review here at The Catholic Book Blogger. We were asked by Image Books to review My Sisters the Saints: A Spiritual Memoir by Colleen Carroll Campbell for its new release in paperback. I had reviewed this book early last year upon its initial release. This time my wife Laura provides her review and I have mine, a dual review of this book from a female perspective and a male perspective. Enjoy.LAURA’S REVIEW:Our struggles in life sometimes have us feeling that we … [Read more...]

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CBB Review – The Feasts

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The celebrations of the Catholic Church are much more than a requirement. They are a glimpse into the faith itself. The yearly cycle from Sunday Mass in Ordinary Time to the grand feasts of Easter and Christmas are a living catechism for all to enjoy. Co - authors Cardinal Donald Wuerl and Mike Aquilina explain the importance of feasts in their latest book The Feasts: How the Church Year Forms Us as Catholics. Early on in the introduction the following is stated and gives the reader a real … [Read more...]

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