The Clergy Speaks – Bishop Charles C. Thompson

Most Rev. Charles C. Thompson - Diocese of Evansville

Welcome back to “The Clergy Speaks”, a recurring feature here at The Catholic Book Blogger. “The Clergy Speaks” is a column focusing on one question I have asked various members of the clergy. That question is: What five books would you recommend as must-reads for Catholics today? I left the responses open to current or classic books with the only restriction being that the Bible and the Catechism could not be used as they are a given. This week we welcome Bishop Charles C. Thompson from the Dioc … [Read more...]

CBB Featured CD – Recommended Titles for Fall

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This week I'm highlighting a few Lighthouse Catholic Media titles that I have found to be very good. If you have not heard them yet I highly recommend each of them.Click the cover image above  to purchase this talk  as either a CD or MP3 download.Well-known Catholic theologian Dr. Scott Hahn explains Christ's Paschal Sacrifice on the cross as the fulfillment of the traditional fourth cup used in the celebration of the Jewish Passover meal. He draws a symbolic parallel to the Last Supper a … [Read more...]

CBB Featured CD – More New Releases from Lighthouse

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Lighthouse Catholic Media has just released three more brand new talks to CD and MP3 that I am featuring this week.Click the cover image above  to purchase this talk  as either a CD or MP3 download.Get the most out of Advent by following along with Fr. Robert Barron's homilies as he unpacks these profound scripture readings. The homilies presented on this CD will correspond to the Scriptures for Sunday Masses throughout Advent and Christmas 2014:Advent Week 1: Isaiah 63: 16-64:7, 1 C … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith

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This week, Image Books sponsors the CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith by Father Robert Barron. Click here to read my review of this book. 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 4/011 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review – Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith

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Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith by Father Robert Barron has been a highly acclaimed book (and series originally airing on PBS) since it was first released in hardcover. Image Books is now re-releasing the book in paperback. I have read the entire book and it is a fantastic journey into some of the more prominent people, places and things that make the Catholic faith so beautiful and enriching. Image has gathered ten bloggers together each taking one of the ten chapters in the … [Read more...]


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