Kids Corner Review – Can You Find Saints?

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Laura is back with another review for the Kids Corner.My kids love “Look and Find” books. They are usually fighting over them and when one of my children does sit down to look this type of book over, the other one is peering over their shoulder trying to find everything first! So I was very excited when I discovered the “Search and Learn” book Can You Find Saints?: Introducing Your Child to Holy Men and Women by Philip D. Gallery and illustrated by Janet L. Harlow. It’s not quite as tall as m … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – John XXIII (a short biography) and John Paul II (a short biography)

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This week Franciscan Media sponsors the CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of John XXIII (a short biography) and John Paul II (a short biography) by Kerry Walters . 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 5/02 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review: John XXIII (a short biography) and John Paul II (a short biography)

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April 27, 2014 marks the date when two great men in Church history will be elevated to sainthood. Angelo Roncalli, Pope John XXIII, and Karol Wojtyla, Pope John Paul II, both made significant impacts on the Catholic Church and the world during their pontificates. Kerry Walters gives readers easy to digest but information packed sketches on each in his latest books John XXIII: A Short Biography and John Paul II: A Short Biography. You will do well by spending a little time with each. John XXIII … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – The Last Words of Jesus: A Meditation on Love and Suffering

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This week, Franciscan Media sponsors the  CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of The Last Words of Jesus: A Meditation on Love and Suffering  by Daniel P. Horan. 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 4/04 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review – The Last Words of Jesus: A Meditation on Love and Suffering

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The Last Words of Jesus: A Meditation on Love and Sufferingis the perfect meditation resource for Lent. Author Daniel P Horan, O.F.M. took the Good Friday talk on The Seven Last Words of Christ he gave in 2011 to his brother Franciscans in Manhattan and turned it into this book. His fresh perspective on this topic leaves us owing him a debt of gratitude for sharing it with us readers. Daniel states in the introduction “so often the good news of the Gospel becomes nothing more than a muted v … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – Stories of Jesus: 40 Days of Prayer and Reflection

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This week, Franciscan Media has kindly agreed to sponsor the giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of Stories of Jesus: 40 Days of Prayer and Reflection by Joseph Girzone. 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 3/21 with a winner being announced later that day. Contests are open to US and Canada residents only. Good … [Read more...]


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