Weekly Giveaway – Good Pope, Bad Pope: Their Lives, Our Lessons

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This week, Servant Books has kindly agreed to sponsor the giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of Good Pope, Bad Pope: Their Lives, Our Lessons by Mike Aquilina. Click here to read my review of this book. 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 2/28 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review – Good Pope, Bad Pope: Their Lives, Our Lessons

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In his book Good Pope, Bad Pope: Their Lives, Our Lessons, Mike Aquilina details some of the high points and low points of the 2000 year papacy. To do this he focuses on twelve popes and describes the situations they were in, the decisions they made and the subsequent impact it made on the Church. It's all here, the good and the sometimes not so good.The book itself is by no means meant to slander any pope. Instead it does an exceptional job of making the case that the men that have risen to … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – Bambinelli Sunday AND The Advent of Christ

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This week, Franciscan Media / Servant Books has kindly agreed to sponsor the giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of Bambinelli Sunday by Amy Welborn and illustrated by Ann Engelhart AND a copy of  The Advent of Christ by Edward Sri. Click here to read my review of Bambinelli Sunday and here to read my review of The Advent of Christ. I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Click below to enter. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end … [Read more...]

The Advent of Christ : Scripture Reflections to Prepare for Christmas

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If you are looking for a good scripture study for this Advent season you should check out the latest from Edward Sri, The Advent of Christ: Scripture Reflections to Prepare for Christmas. Starting with the first Sunday of Advent through the Feast of the Epiphany, Edward takes the reader on a journey to better understanding of the coming of the Messiah. The daily entries for this book are drawn from his previous title Dawn of the Messiah.The book itself is broken into five sections, one for … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Greg Willits

Q: In the early part of your book The New Evangelization and You : Be Not Afraid you use some pretty awesome imagery to describe the New Evangelization. You describe Pope John Paul II gathering the kindling for a major bonfire and Pope Benedict XVI striking the match and bending forward to set the pile on fire. We have now had six months with Pope Francis. Do you see the fire blazing full tilt under his pontificate?A: After Pope Francis was elected, one of my favorite images being tossed … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway : The New Evangelization and You : Be Not Afraid

This week, Franciscan Media / Servant Books has kindly agreed to sponsor the giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of The New Evangelization and You : Be Not Afraid by Greg Willits. You can read my review of this book here.I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Click below to enter. The contest starts midnight tonight and will end 12AM Friday, 10/25 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck!a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]


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