CBB Interview with Matt Leonard

Q: What do you think is the biggest challenge for those wanting to get involved with the New Evangelization? A: Ourselves. In order to evangelize we must first be evangelized. The word “evangelization” comes from the Latin word for Gospel, evangelium. It’s the “good news” of salvation through Jesus Christ. So it all starts with a personal encounter with the person of Jesus Christ. That’s the goal of the New Evangelization. But you can’t lead someone to a place you’ve never been. That’s why Pope … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway : Louder than Words

This week, Our Sunday Visitor has kindly agreed to sponsor the giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of Louder than Words : The Art of Living as a Catholic by Matt Leonard . 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 now and will end 12AM Friday 10/11 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck!a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

Louder than Words : The Art of Living as a Catholic

In his new book Louder Than Words: The Art of Living as a Catholic Matt Leonard has provided a resource covering many aspects of the Catholic faith. It is a book I think will be useful for those exploring Catholicism for the first time, those in RCIA and those who have been Catholic for years.  The information provided is solid and Matt uses numerous references to Scripture, the writings of Saints and various Popes.Matt opens the book with a brief overview of how he, the son of a Protestant … [Read more...]

Inside the Vatican Magazine

After lengthy talks with founder Robert Moynihan, I am excited to announce that I have joined the staff of Inside the Vatican magazine where I will be contributing book reviews. I am very excited as I begin this new endeavor to see what the future holds. My work will continue here at The Catholic Book Blogger bringing you weekly reviews, giveaways and author interviews. The publishers I work with are fantastic and have some great books coming out in the months ahead.  Look for a future “sneak pe … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Lino Rulli

Q: What inspired you to write this book Saint, a book where you openly divulge your own shortcomings to complete strangers?A: For me to have the nerve to call myself The Catholic Guy, or to declare I should be a canonized saint, means I better start addressing my failings (ie, sins) before anyone else does!The funny thing about shortcomings is that we’ve all got ‘em. But it’s human nature to walk around pretending that we don’t.So I feel like the more honest I can be to myself, to s … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway : Saint

This week, Servant Press and their Marketing/PR agency Carmel Communications have kindly agreed to sponsor the giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of Saint : Why I Should Be Canonized Right Away by Lino Rulli . 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 now and will end 12AM Friday 10/03 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck!a Rafflecopter … [Read more...]


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