Weekly Giveaway: Lenten Resources

This week one lucky winner will receive a copy of Lent with Saint Teresa of Calcutta: Daily Meditations by Heidi Hess Saxton and a copy of The Hope of Lent: Daily Reflections from Pope Francis by Diane Houdek, (you can read my reviews of both here)  sponsored by Franciscan Media/Servant Books. I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me. The contest begins now and ends next Wednesday 3/01 with a winner been chosen that day, enter below!a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review – Faith Under Fire

Review by Julie AbellWho doesn’t love a good story?  Everyone loves a good story.  That is probably one of the reasons we scour the internet daily, quickly glancing over an article to see if a good story exists in it.  Or is that just me?  Regardless, I am here to tell you about the book I picked up to read - Faith Under Fire: Dramatic Stories of Christian Courage by Matthew Archbold.  The title alone grabbed me and pulled me to the book (and couch) and had me devouring it in one evening … [Read more...]

CBB Giveaway: The Way of Serenity & Pope Francis Takes the Bus

This week we have another TWO titles to give away! One lucky winner will receive a copy of  The Way of Serenity: Finding Peace and Happiness in the Serenity Prayer by Father Jonathan Morris  sponsored by HarperOne (you can read Michele’s review here) and one copy of Pope Francis Takes the Bus, and Other Unexpected Stories by Rosario Carello and sponsored by Servant Books (you can read my review here). I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below.a R … [Read more...]

CBB Review: Pope Francis Takes the Bus

One thing can definitively be said about Pope Francis….he is the Pope of the unexpected. From the moment he became Pope he has repeatedly done things differently than his predecessors. From the night he was elected and returned to the hotel in his papal garments, on a bus, with the cardinals who had just elected him. That same day he went to the front desk of the hotel and tried to pay for his room. He decided to live among the workers in the Vatican instead of the apartments reserved for the p … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Father Frank Pavone

Fr. Frank Pavone is one of the most prominent pro-life leaders in the world. Originally from New York, he was ordained in 1988 by Cardinal John O’Connor, and since 1993 has served full-time in pro-life leadership with his bishop’s permission. He is the National Director of Priests for Life, the largest pro-life ministry in the Catholic Church. He is also the President of the National Pro-life Religious Council, and the National Pastoral Director of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign and of Rac … [Read more...]

CBB Giveaway: Proclaiming the Message of Life

This week we have two titles to give away! One lucky winner will receive a copy of Proclaiming the Message of Life: Weekly Reflections from the Lectionary by Father Frank Pavone and sponsored by Servant Books (you can read the review here). I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. The contest starts NOW and will end 12AM EST Friday 8/19.a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]