Weekly Giveaway – Encounter the Saints Series 4 pack

This week publisher Pauline Books and Media sponsors the CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive one copy of  each of the following titles from their Encountering the Saints Series. Saint Kateri Tekakwitha: Courageous Faith; Saint Gianna Beretta Mola: The Gift of Life; Saint Thomas More: Courage, Conscience, and the King; and Saint John Vianney: A Priest for all People (you can read the Saint John Vianney review here). I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and m … [Read more...]

CBB Review – St. John Vianney: A Priest for All People

The Encounter the Saint Series that Pauline Books and Media publishes is a fantastic resource on the saints that my children love. The series has grown to over 30 plus volumes. We have featured titles from the series here at The Catholic Book Blogger before and look forward to more in the future. Here is my wife Laura's review of the volume on St. John Vianney. As less and less young men answer the call to the priesthood, becoming a parish priest may not be the most appealing profession for our … [Read more...]

CBB Review: Saint Francis of Assisi – Gentle Revolutionary

Laura returns to the Kids Corner with her review of another entry in the Encounter the Saints series by Pauline Books and Media. A baby boy was born in a stable one faithful night, his mother content amidst the straw as her bed. This was not how a noble was to be born. However, surprisingly, this was the unusual birth of Saint Francis of Assisi, son of a wealthy Italian merchant. This is just one of many surprises your young reader will find in the book Saint Francis of Assisi (4): Gentle … [Read more...]

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Daughter of America

As this ministry becomes more of a family affair, we have another review today by my wife. This time on one of the Encounter with the Saints series books by Pauline Books.Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Daughter of America by Jeanne Marie Grunwell is part of the Encounter the Saints Series published by Pauline Books.  Our oldest two daughters read this book quite quickly and said how much they liked it.  They told me many details from her life that they had learned.   I decided to read this little bo … [Read more...]