Rediscover the power of the Mass

The Mass is an integral part of the Catholic faith. Our tradition regarding the celebration of the Mass and the sacrifice that is central to it is what sets us apart from all Christian denominations. Sometimes we forget or do not truly understand everything that occurs throughout the Mass.  Perhaps we do not fully realize the sheer awesomeness that occurs in front of our eyes on the altar in front of us. Timothy O’Malley addresses all of this in his latest from Our Sunday Visitor, Bored Again Ca … [Read more...]

Off the Shelf 020 with guest Timothy O’Malley

If you missed this past Saturday’s show you can listen to the archive now. Timothy O'Malley and I discussed the richness of the Mass, why people don't recognize this, and how to win them back. All of this and more from his book Bored Again Catholic: How the Mass Could Save Your Life. You can listen to the show below or download it here. … [Read more...]

CBB Giveaway: Praying the Rosary for Spiritual Warfare and Sacred Reading 2017

This week we have an awesome TWO title giveaway! One lucky winner will receive a copy of Praying the Rosary for Spiritual Warfare by Father Dwight Longenecker,  sponsored by Our Sunday Visitor (you can read my review here) and one copy of Sacred Reading: The 2017 Guide to Daily Prayer by Douglas Leonard, the Executive Director of Apostleship of Prayer  (you can read Julie's review here). I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. a Rafflecopter give … [Read more...]

CBB Review – Praying the Rosary for Spiritual Warfare

Many of us may have a sense of something not being quite right with the world today. We see news reports filled daily with acts of violence, terrorism, crime, political corruption, and attacks on human life at nearly all stages. To put it simply we are at war and the war we are engaged in is on the spiritual level. Father Dwight Longenecker recognizes this and arms the faithful with a weapon to go into battle with. That weapon is his latest book Praying the Rosary for Spiritual Warfare.Our … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Kevin Lowry

Kevin Lowry is a convert to Catholicism and the son of a former Presbyterian minister. He and his wife Kathi met at Franciscan University, where they discovered the richness and beauty of the faith. After spending time as spiritual nomads, the couple met Scott and Kimberly Hahn, and faced the inevitable. They entered the Catholic Church at Easter Vigil, 1992.Kevin and Kathi have eight children and live in the Columbus, Ohio area. Kevin was with a large CPA firm for many years before taking … [Read more...]

CBB Giveaway: These Beautiful Bones AND How God Hauled Me Kicking and Screaming Into the Catholic Church

This week we have another TWO titles to give away! One lucky winner will receive a copy of  How God Hauled Me Kicking and Screaming Into the Catholic Church by Kevin Lowry,  sponsored by Our Sunday Visitor (you can read my review here) and one copy of These Beautiful Bones by Emily Stimpson, sponsored by Emmaus Road Publishing (you can read Mishele's review here). I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below.a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]