CBB Review: Brigid and the Butter

Brigid and the Butter: A Legend about St. Brigid of Ireland is retold by Pamela Love and is another story from Pauline Books and Media's line of books about saints and legends.  These primary aged children’s books are some of my little ones’ favorite picture books.  This particular story is a wonderful companion to Patrick and the Fire or can, of course, stand alone.The young Brigid hears Bishop Patrick preach and is inspired by his gospel story about Jesus and His feeding the thousands of hu … [Read more...]

CBB Review: Patrick and the Fire

Review by Laura SocksPatrick and the Fire: A Legend about St. Patrick is written by Cornelia Mary Bilinsky.  This book is one of many wonderful little books for primary aged children telling tales of saints and legends from Pauline Books & Media.  These books are always a favorite in my house!  This particular story tells of one of the legends of St. Patrick – the fire that would not go out!  It is the night of a great festival that begins with a huge bonfire being lit, but the first fire … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Sister Marie-Paul Curley

PETE:  For those who have not yet read your book Soul of Christ: Meditations on a Timeless Prayer, the book focuses on the Anima Christi prayer. Could you tell us a little about your personal connection to this prayer and why you chose to write an entire book on it?SISTER MARIE-PAUL CURLEY: I can’t remember a time when I didn’t know and love the Anima Christi, but after I entered the Daughters of Saint Paul, I learned that our Founder, Blessed James Alberione, encouraged us to say this prayer … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – Soul of Christ: Meditations on a Timeless Prayer

This week publisher Pauline Books and Media sponsors the giveaway. One lucky winner will receive one copy of  Soul of Christ: Meditations on a Timeless Prayer by Sister Marie Paul Curley (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 4/10 with a winner being announced later that day. Good luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review – Soul of Christ: Meditations on a Timeless Prayer

The Anima Christi Prayer is one that has been around for a very long time. It dates back to the early fourteenth century with an authorship that is uncertain. St. Ignatius of Loyola is sometimes mistakenly attributed as its author due to his inclusion of it in his Spiritual Excercises. The prayer is widely used by many after receiving communion. Thanks to Sister Marie Paul Curley it can now be used as a beautiful source of meditation in her book Soul of Christ: Meditations on a Timeless … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – The Way of The Passion

This week publisher Pauline Books & Media sponsors the giveaway. One lucky winner will receive one copy of  The Way of the Passion: Forty Days with Jesus by Julien Chilcott-Monk (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 3/27 with a winner being announced later that day. Good luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]