Weekly Giveaway – John XXIII (a short biography) and John Paul II (a short biography)

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This week Franciscan Media sponsors the CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of John XXIII (a short biography) and John Paul II (a short biography) by Kerry Walters . Click here to read my review of this book. I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST Friday 5/02 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review: John XXIII (a short biography) and John Paul II (a short biography)

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April 27, 2014 marks the date when two great men in Church history will be elevated to sainthood. Angelo Roncalli, Pope John XXIII, and Karol Wojtyla, Pope John Paul II, both made significant impacts on the Catholic Church and the world during their pontificates. Kerry Walters gives readers easy to digest but information packed sketches on each in his latest books John XXIII: A Short Biography and John Paul II: A Short Biography. You will do well by spending a little time with each. John XXIII … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Courtney Lee

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PETE: For those who have not read your book St. Philomena: The Story of a Stubborn Little Princess, you wrote it when you were 13 years old. Can you share with us the story behind the book and why you have such a great devotion to Philomena?COURTNEY C. FILOMENA LEE: My connection to St. Philomena began before I was born. My mom had a difficult pregnancy with me and the doctors told her that I would be born with severe complications. My grandmother prayed to St. Philomena to intercede for … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – St. Philomena: The Story of a Stubborn Little Princess

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This week, author Courtney Lee sponsors the CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of her book St. Philomena: The Story of a Stubborn Little Princess . Click here to read my review of this book. I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST Friday 4/25 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review – St. Philomena: The Story of a Stubborn Little Princess

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Laura is back with another review. This week a book the entire family enjoyed!Sometimes you read a story and you just sit in awe and reflection afterwards. St. Philomena: The Story of a Stubborn Little Princess written by Courtney C. Filomena Lee is one of those extraordinary kinds of books. The day I sat down to look over this book, I figured I’d begin it while my little fella was napping. He’d been a little more than crabby that afternoon and I was just relieved to be able to sit down for s … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Cardinal Donald Wuerl

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PETE: Who was your target audience for your book The Light is On for You?CARDINAL WUERL: My target audience is Catholics. That’s a broad swath of humanity, I know, but we all need Confession, and we all could stand to grow in our practice of the sacrament. That will be true, moreover, until the day we die. Confession is something we will never outgrow, even if we become the saints God made us to be. Pope John Paul II and Mother Teresa of Calcutta were revered even during their lifetime; but b … [Read more...]


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