When do we get guardian angels?; Angel: Day 214

Origen, one of the Church’s earliest theologians, tries to work out the truth about guardian angels. When are they assigned to us? He finds several passages in Scripture that seem to indicate we have them from birth.We might ask at what time those who are called “their angels” assume guardianship of the little ones pointed out by Christ. Did they receive this com- mission to discharge concerning them, when, by “the washing of regeneration” (Tit. 3:5), through which they were born as new-born … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway: Marrying the Rosary to the Divine Mercy Chaplet

This week one lucky winner will receive a copy of Marrying the Rosary to the Divine Mercy Chaplet: A Fusion of Meditation and Intercession by tShane Kapler,  sponsored by Enroute Books (you can read my review here). I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me. The contest begins now and ends next Tuesday 2/14 with a winner been chosen that day, enter below!a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

YOU can help Pope Francis help the poor

Have you heard of the new giving platform from the Pontifical Mission Societies? It provides a unique opportunity for you to help those around the world in the greatest of need.Pope Francis continues to call upon us to serve the poor and those most in need of hope and healing.Catholics have long expressed their solidarity with the poor through their support of the Pontifical Mission Societies. Now, thanks to a dynamic, new crowdfunding platform called MISSIO, people with a heart for … [Read more...]

CBB Giveaway: Three Kings Ten Mysteries and The Love That Made Mother Teresa

This week we have an awesome TWO title giveaway! One lucky winner will receive a copy of Three Kings, Ten Mysteries: The Secrets of Christmas and Epiphany by Grzegorz Gorny,  sponsored by Ignatius Press (you can read my review here) and one copy of The Love that Made Mother Teresa by David Scott, sponsored by Sophia Institute Press  (you can read Julie's review here). I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me. The contest begins now and ends next Friday 1/13 with … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Robert Wicks

Popular Catholic author and speaker Robert J. Wicks has been helping people take greater stock of their lives for almost forty years.  He is professor emeritus at Loyola University Maryland, has taught in universities and professional schools of psychology, medicine, nursing, theology, education, and social work, and has a consulting practice.Wicks, a Queens, New York, native, received a master’s degree in clinical psychology in 1973 from St. John’s University and a doctorate in psychology fr … [Read more...]

CBB Giveaway: Marry Him and Be Submissive & Life Lessons

This week we have another TWO titles to give away! One lucky winner will receive a copy of Marry Him and Be Submissive by Costanza Miriano  sponsored by Tan Books (you can read Julie’s review here) and one copy of Life Lessons: Fifty Things I Learned in My First Fifty Years by Patrick Madrid and sponsored by Augustine Institute/Ignatius Press (you can read my review here). I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below.a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]