CBB Interview with Elizabeth Scalia

Elizabeth Scalia is a Benedictine Oblate and Editor-in-Chief of the English edition of Aleteia. She is a known by her blog The Anchoress. She is also a columnist at First Things and for The Catholic Answer. Scalia was a featured speaker at the Vatican’s much-noted 2011 meeting with bloggers from around the world and has a multi-media presence that includes contributions to NPR and CBS News Online, and a stint as a regular panelist on the Brooklyn-diocese-produced current events program, In the Ar … [Read more...]

CBB Giveaway: Little Sins Mean a Lot

Today, Our Sunday Visitor sponsors the CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of Little Sins Mean a Lot: Kicking Our Bads Habits Before They Kick Us by Elizabeth Scalia (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 05/27 with a winner being announced later that day. a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review: Little Sins Mean a Lot

You have likely guessed by now that I read a lot of books. On occasion I come across a book that speaks to me so loudly that I smack myself on the forehead….more than once. The book I am talking about is the latest from Elizabeth Scalia Little Sins Mean a Lot: Kicking Our Bads Habits Before They Kick Us. I must say that this is a book everyone should pick up and read as the message is one we all need to hear.As you work your way through the thirteen chapters in this book you will discover t … [Read more...]

2013 Catholic Book Blogger Top Picks

2013 was my first full year of blogging at The Catholic Book Blogger so this marks my first opportunity to look over a full year of the books I have read. It was quite a year of reading some great books and here are my top picks for the year (in no particular order). This by no means lessens the others, these just stood out to me as the best.Faith of Our Fathers: Why The Early Christians Still Matter and Always Will Author: Mike AquilinaPublisher: Emmaus Road PublishingThis is a … [Read more...]

Strange Gods : Unmasking the Idols in Everyday Life

Upon opening the pages of this book it becomes evident pretty quickly that The Anchoress, Elizabeth Scalia, just launched a cannon ball across the bow of your ship. In Strange Gods: Unmasking the Idols in Everyday Life, she presents the reader with an eye opening 168 pages of “oh my that’s me”. In our fast paced world where we can pretty much get any info we desire at the touch of an app icon on our mobile device, we can easily fall into the trap of breaking the ultimate commandment, “You shall n … [Read more...]