New and Notables – Dec. 2014

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Welcome back to this recurring feature at The Catholic Book Blogger. As a book reviewer I get access to early or hot off the presses books from many Catholic publishers. My goal is to share a few titles each post that have either just released or are soon to be released. These are books I am looking forward to reading and think you might be too. The Ancient Path: Old Lessons from the Church Fathers for a New Life Today by John Michael Talbot with Mike AquilinaRelease Date: … [Read more...]

The CBB Mega Advent Giveaway

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Welcome to my second MEGA Giveaway. This time we are celebrating the season of Advent. Sixteen publishers and marketers have agreed to participate in this Mega Giveaway . Be sure to visit their websites and support them by purchasing some of the great books they publish. One lucky winner is going to receive this entire 52 title, library building, package! This is packed with some truly awesome books, DVDs, CDs and a faith building tablet! The complete list is below.This contest will work the … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – Prayer Works!

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This week publisher Our Sunday Visitor sponsors the CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive one copy of Prayer Works! Getting a Grip on Catholic Spirituality by Matt Loenard (you can read my review here). 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 10/17 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review – Prayer Works! Getting a Grip on Catholic Spirituality

Prayer Works! is the title of Matt Leonard's latest book and should be the theme chant for our own lives. If your prayer life needs some work and you don't know where to begin this is the book for you. Even if you think you have a solid prayer life you could use some pointers and Matt provides those here. There are many reasons for having a strong prayer life. First and foremost is establishing a personal relationship with your heavenly Father. We can either care enough to have such a … [Read more...]

New and Notables – September 2014

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Welcome back to this recurring feature at The Catholic Book Blogger. As a book reviewer I get access to early or hot off the presses books from many Catholic publishers. My goal is to share a few titles each post that have either just released or are soon to be released. These are books I am looking forward to reading and think you might be too. When Saint Francis Saved the Church by Jon M. Sweeney Release Date: September 8, 2014 From the Publisher Ave Maria Press: Jon M. Sweeney, author of … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Scott Hahn

PETE: The New Evangelization is really not that “new”. It has it roots in Vatican II and to some degree even prior to that. Why do you think it has really come to the forefront in recent years as evidenced by the multiple books and talks on the subject? SCOTT HAHN: It’s been a priority for the popes since John Paul II, but I think the rest of us have some catching-up to do. We need to acquire some habits that Catholics haven’t cultivated. Cardinal Avery Dulles observed, some years ago, that most … [Read more...]


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