CBB Review – 21 Ways to Worship: A Guide to Eucharistic Adoration

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Have you often thought about attending Eucharistic Adoration but never have because you didn't know what you would do for that whole hour? Do you regularly attend but feel it's become routine and you are in a rut? Vinny Flynn has the answers and guidance you need in his one of his latest books 21 Ways to Worship: A Guide to Eucharistic Adoration .Vinny states in the introduction that the book's purpose is to provide "enough to encourage you to give it a try if you've never done it, or to … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Thomas Craughwell

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PETE: What prompted you to write about perhaps the most contested relics in Church history, St. Peter's bones?THOMAS CRAUGHWELL: I became especially interested in the story of the rediscovery of St. Peter’s relics after a 2006 visit to Rome when I toured the Scavi, the excavations below St. Peter’s Basilica, where the tomb of St. Peter was found in 1942. Through a glass door, I could see inside the tomb and see his bones—it was an unforgettable experience and, led me to write this book. … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – St. Peter’s Bones : How the Relics of the First Pope were Lost and Found… and then Lost and Found Again

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This week, Image Books has kindly agreed to sponsor the giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of St. Peter's Bones : How the Relics of the First Pope were Lost and Found...and  then Lost and Found Again by Thomas Craughwell. Click here to read my review of this book. I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Click below to enter. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST Friday 1/24 with a winner being announced later that day. G … [Read more...]

CBB Review – St. Peter’s Bones : How the Relics of the First Pope were Lost and Found… and then Lost and Found Again

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What do you get when you combine an Indiana Jones type adventure with Church history? You get an incredible quest to find the bones of the Prince of the Apostles, our first Pope, St. Peter. Thomas Craughwell presents all the details in his wonderful book St. Peter's Bones: How the Relics of the First Pope Were Lost and Found . . . and Then Lost and Found Again.Thomas does an excellent job making the book extremely engaging and frankly, a page turner. You will learn a lot about the catacombs … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Msgr. Peter Vaghi

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PETE: A very important facit of the New Evangelization is the evangelization of the person themselves. How important do you think that is?MSGR. PETER VAGHI: In an increasingly digital age, an age defined by the social media, it is so easy to forget that being a Christian is an “encounter” with a person, an encounter which continually changes our lives. That Person has a name. It is Jesus. He is risen and lives within us. A true evangelizer is one who shares the rich and beautiful life of Jes … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – Encountering Jesus : In Word, Sacraments, and Works of Charity

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This week, Ave Maria Press has kindly agreed to sponsor the giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of Encountering Jesus : In Word, Sacraments, and Works of Charity byMsgr. Peter Vaghi. Click here to read my review of this book. I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Click below to enter. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST Friday 1/17 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck!a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]


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