Scott Hahn is coming to New Oxford, PA!

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Dr. Scott Hahn is coming to New Oxford, PA!Sponsored by Immaculate Conception Church BVM, New OxfordWhen: Saturday, August 30,2014 from 10am to 4pm.Location: New Oxford High School Auditorium, 130 Berlin Road, New Oxford, PA 17350As an extension of my work and success here at The Catholic Book Blogger I decided last year to give back to my home parish, deanery and the Diocese of Harrisburg (and beyond). With the help of a number of my fellow parishioners an annual event has been … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Vinny Flynn


PETE: In your book 21 Ways to Worship: A Guide to Eucharistic Adoration, you lay out some great tips for Eucharistic Adoration. What inspired you to write about this particular topic?VINNY FLYNN: Actually, it’s a pretty funny story. 21 Ways was a “surprise from the Lord,” a reminder to me that He’s in charge, and that His agenda doesn’t always coincide with mine. I had no intention of writing this book. It wasn’t even on my radar screen. I was busy trying to finish the second book in my 7 Sec … [Read more...]

The Art of Giving – Kids Helping the Poor


The Art of Giving donation opportunity to help needy children is still going on. My two daughters contributed artwork for the cause and I thought I might share them with you here.    Here is Katie's drawing of St. Joseph with Jesus at work in the carpenter shop.                And here is Molly's drawing … [Read more...]

The Art of Giving


This post is a slight departure from my norm but it is a cause I feel is worthy of promoting. Jen at has hooked up with Cross Catholic Outreach to create The Art of Giving. In brief this is an on-line art show to help empower kids to raise money for the poor while using their artistic talent!This event is similar to a "walk-o-thon" but kids create art instead of walking, so Jen calls it an "art-o-thon"! Any child can create a work of art, take a picture of it (or scan … [Read more...]

Big News Once More

One year ago on Nov. 29, 2012 I made my first post here at The Catholic Book Blogger. Since then I have had the opportunity to get to know some amazing authors and work with some fantastic publishers. In the last few months I was deeply humbled when Robert Moynihan asked me to join the staff of Inside the Vatican magazine. My first book review and interview were published in the current Nov. issue where he gave me a full two page spread. Today I am humbled once more.A few weeks ago Elizabeth … [Read more...]

Welcome to my new home!

Welcome to the new home of the Catholic Book Blogger here at Patheos! Look for my first review to post here tomorrow evening 11/27. … [Read more...]