CBB Review: Biblezon Catholic Tablet

Two years ago I reviewed a technology gadget I immediately fell in love with. It was a 7” tablet, but not just any tablet. This one put Catholic faith right at your fingertips. In referring to the Biblezon Catholic Tablet. In the two years since that review a lot has changed with this versatile tablet and I wanted to bring you up to speed on it. First a disclaimer. I write for Biblezon. I provide Gospel reflections for kids, app description write-ups, saint stories, blog posts and a number of o … [Read more...]

CBB Giveaway – Summer Meditations and Meet Your Spiritual Father

This week we have two titles to give away! One lucky winner will receive a copy of Summer Meditations by Father John Bartunek and sponsored by publisher Liguori Publications (you can read the review here) and will receive one copy of Meet Your Spiritual Father: A Brief Introduction to St. Josephby Mark Miravalle and sponsored by Lighthouse Catholic Media (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 N … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Father James Kubicki

James Kubicki, S.J., is the national director of the Apostleship of Prayer, a ministry whose mission is to encourage Christians to make a daily offering of themselves to the Lord and at whose center is the love of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Kubicki entered the Jesuits in 1971 and was ordained in 1983. Since that time, he has served the Jesuits in numerous capacities including vocations, priestly formation, and deacon and lay ministry formation.In addition to being a frequent guest on … [Read more...]

CBB Review – Good Pope, Bad Pope: Their Lives, Our Lessons

In his book Good Pope, Bad Pope: Their Lives, Our Lessons, Mike Aquilina details some of the high points and low points of the 2000 year papacy. To do this he focuses on twelve popes and describes the situations they were in, the decisions they made and the subsequent impact it made on the Church. It's all here, the good and the sometimes not so good.The book itself is by no means meant to slander any pope. Instead it does an exceptional job of making the case that the men that have risen to … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Kevin Cotter

PETE: With multiple resources available to pool from, how difficult was it to select the specific subject matter for Through the Year with Pope Francis? KEVIN COTTER: One of the biggest challenges in writing the book was reading through so much material. The good news is that Pope Francis is a very punchy and systematic preacher who is relatable and understandable. This was all very helpful in selecting powerful and memorable quotes for a daily meditation book. As I’ve continued to tell people, … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – Through the Year With Pope Francis

This week, Our Sunday Visitor has kindly agreed to sponsor the giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of Through the Year With Pope Francis edited by Kevin Cotter. 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 2/21 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck!a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]