Perseverance in devotion to Mary, Mary: Day 360

Perseverance in devotion to Mary Devotion to Mary can lose its reward, St. Alphonsus warns, if it proves to be short-lived.We must have perseverance in devotion to Mary. “Perseverance alone,” says St. Bernard, “will merit a crown.” When Thomas à Kempis was a young man, he used to turn to the Blessed Virgin every day with certain prayers. But one day he left them off. Then he left them off for several weeks, and in the end he gave them up altogether.One night Thomas saw Mary in a dream. S … [Read more...]

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CBB Giveaway: Live Today Well and Deep Adventure

This week we have two titles to give away! One lucky winner will receive a copy of Live Today Well by Father Thomas Daily and sponsored by publisher Sophia Institute Press (you can read the review here) and will receive one copy of Deep Adventure: The Way of Heroic Virtue by Bear Woznick and sponsored by Servant Books (you can read the review here). I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. The contest starts NOW and will end 12AM EST Friday 7/22 … [Read more...]

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Prayer to Mary, Mother of Divine Love, Mary: Day 359

Prayer to Mary, Mother of Divine Love In this prayer, Venerable Pope Pius XII widens the focus of our prayers to Mary beyond purely private matters to the concerns of nations, the poor, the oppressed, and the persecuted.To you, O Mary, are known all the needs of  your people and of   thewhole Church. Mother of Truth and Seat of Wisdom, dissipate the clouds of error that darken our minds. Correct the strayings of our hearts, and inspire in us love for truth and the desire to do go … [Read more...]

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CBB Review: Deep Adventure

It is likely that at some point in our lives we learned about the seven virtues: justice, temperance, prudence, fortitude, faith, hope and love. We may know of them but how well do we really KNOW them? There is a huge difference between simply knowing   about something and living what we know. In his new book Deep Adventure: The Way of Heroic Virtue, World Champion surfer, certified ninja black belt and EWTN radio host Bear Woznick explores these virtues and offers advice on how to develop them i … [Read more...]

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A papal prayer of consecration to Mary, Mary: Day 358

A papal prayer of consecration to Mary Venerable Pope Pius XII urged Catholics everywhere to consecrate themselves to Mary, so they could fulfill the desires of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.Most holy Virgin Mary, tender mother of all, to fulfill the desires of the Sacred Heart and the request of the vicar of your Son on earth, we consecrate ourselves and our families to your sorrowful and immaculate heart, O Queen of the Most Holy Rosary, and we entrust to you all the people of our country and … [Read more...]

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CBB Review: Live Today Well

Review by Michele CraigFr. Thomas F. Daily, O.S.F.S (Oblate of St. Francis de Sales) has taken St. Francis de Sales’s classic The Devout Life and made it user friendly!  I began reading The Devout Life about two years ago and struggled to apply it to my everyday life, but Fr. Thomas has mastered that task beautifully in Live Today Well: St. Francis de Sales's Simple Approach to Holiness.To live well, Fr. Thomas explains: “...St. Francis de Sales considers the ordinary, everyday expe … [Read more...]

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