CBB Interview with Cardinal Donald Wuerl

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His Emminence, Cardinal Donald Wuerl is known for his teaching ministry and is involved in many education, health care and social service organizations. He is the author of numerous articles and over a dozen books, including the best-selling catechisms, The Teaching of Christ and The Catholic Way. His recent books include, The Church (2013), The Light Is On For You (2014), Open to the Holy Spirit: Living the Gospel with Wisdom and Power (2014),  The Marriage God Wants for You (2015), To the Marty … [Read more...]

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CBB Giveaway: To the Martyrs

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This week Emmaus Road Publishing sponsors the CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of To the Martyrs: A Reflection on the Supreme Christian Witness by Cardinal Donald Wuerl (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 at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST Friday 01/22 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

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CBB Review: To The Martyrs

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“Martyrdom should be admired, and it may be desired, but it should not be sought. It is a particular vocation received by a few.” Cardinal Donald Wuerl has written a book, To the Martyrs: A Reflection on the Supreme Christian Witness, that draws our attention to the persecution of Christianity. Look back at the persecutions during the Roman Empire and traveling through modern day persecutions inflicted by Muslim extremists he gibes honor to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for the fai … [Read more...]

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2014 Catholic Book Blogger Top Picks

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2014 was a great year for the Catholic publishing world. Many fantastic books were released, so many that at times this book reviewer had trouble keeping up! Obviously I cannot read everything but out of what I read these are my top picks for 2014 (in no particular order). These picks by no mean lessen the quality or importance of the others....they just stood out to me as the best. Click each title to see my full review of each.St. Peter’s Bones : How the Relics of the First Pope were Lost a … [Read more...]

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CBB Interview with Cardinal Donald Wuerl

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PETE: In your latest book, The Feasts, you point out that the Church calendar of feasts is a sort of living catechism of our faith. How much have the feasts played in your own faith journey as priest, bishop and now cardinal?CARDINAL WUERL: I couldn’t begin to calculate the degree of influence the calendar has had on my life. Every year, since I was an infant, I’ve reviewed and meditated upon the life of Jesus Christ, simply by living in a Christian family. Through the wonder of Christmas I l … [Read more...]

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Weekly Giveaway – The Feasts

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This week publisher Image Catholic Books sponsors the CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive one copy of  The Feasts: How the Church Year Forms Us As Catholics by Cardinal Donald Wuerl and Mike Aquilina (you can read my review here). 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 9/26 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

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