CBB Review: The Prodigal You Love: Inviting Loved Ones Back to the Church


Former atheist, convert to Catholicism, and now nun, Sister Theresa Aletheia Noble uses her own story as the backdrop to teach us how to welcome others back to the faith. In her new book The Prodigal You Love: Inviting Loved Ones Back to the Church, she counsels reader on the do’s and don’ts of trying to bring those close to us back to the faith. What she accomplishes is a mission manual for evangelizing the dechristianised of our own family and friends.Taking her own words you can almost hea … [Read more...]

New and Notables – Dec. 2014


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...]

CBB Review – Prayers for Young Catholics


Laura is back with another kids corner review! Prayers for Young Catholics published by Pauline Press is a wonderful little prayer book compiled by the Daughters of St. Paul. It is packed with prayers of all kinds including: -Basic Prayers - Prayers to Mary - Prayers to the Saints - Prayers from the Bible - Prayers for Various Needs - Praying the Rosary - Praying the Stations of the Cross - Prayers of the Catholic Faith - Prayers for Seasons of the Church This little gem is a perfect … [Read more...]

Love and Responsibility

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This week the Pauline Books & Media Back to School Blog Tour continues with Britt Leigh. She is the author of Ten Commandments for Kissing Gloria Jean. Now I will bow out and leave the floor to Britt Leigh.......welcome Britt!Greetings! A special thanks to my fellow kindred spirit, Pete, for hosting me. Like Pete, I have a desire to learn about my Catholic faith, and do so through reading books. It is my belief that by writing books, I can also introduce teens and children to the … [Read more...]

Special Edition Giveaway – Pauline Books and Media prize pack

In celebration of their Back to School Blog Tour, Pauline Books and Media is sponsoring a special giveaway. One lucky winner will receive one copy of each of the books featured in the blog tour listed below.Forever You by Nicole LataifI Forgive You by Nicole Lataifa.k.a Genius by Marilee HaynesGenius Under Contruction by Marilee HaynesTen Commandments for Kissing Gloria Jean by Britt LeighI use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter … [Read more...]

CBB Review – Saint Gianna Beretta Molla: The Gift of Life


Laura is back with her review of another great volume from Pauline Books and Media's Encounter the Saints series.Saint Gianna Beretta Molla: The Gift of Life (Encounter the Saints)written by Susan Helen Wallace, FSP and Patricia Edward Jablonski, FSP is a heartwarming story of a modern saint who was not only a loving wife and mother, but also a beloved doctor. At a time when very few women studied to become doctors, Gianna persevered and studied hard to earn her medical degree. Doctor … [Read more...]