CBB Review: Proclaiming the Message of Life

Father Frank Pavone is the well-known director for Priests for Life, the largest pro-life organization in the Church today. He brings his message to a new book for both homilists and laity alike. Proclaiming the Message of Life: Weekly Reflections from the Lectionary is a fantastic resource for meditation various pro-life themes.Part One of the book lays the groundwork for what’s ahead. “I wrote these pages to help priests and deacons preach, in truth and compassion, about what the United Sta … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Bear Woznick

He is a two-time  Masters World Champion Tandem surfer and cofounder and ambassador of the International Tandem Surfing Association for serious competitors, as well as the founder of The BearsWave.com Tandem Expression Teams for those who simply want to enjoy the beauty and art of tandem.  He is a cast member on Fuel TV’sClean Break series is the subject of the film project The Bear — Going Deep, and host weekly 90 minute entertaining podcast on BearsWave.com.  Bear has surfed on four continents … [Read more...]

CBB Giveaway: Talking to God

Servant Books sponsors this mid-week CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of Talking to God: Prayers for Catholic Women by Julie Cragon (you can read the Michele's review here and Julie's 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 Wednesday 05/18 with a winner being announced later that day. a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review: Julie reviews Talking to God – Prayers for Catholic Women

Calm and peaceful - that is how I felt while reading Julie Cragon’s newest book, Talking to God: Prayers for Catholic Women. Throughout the day, I do not realize how tight I am or how I hold my breath until I pray and then I feel the tension slide off my body and my breathing slows and deepens.  Truly, as I read through the prayers in this book, one after the other, I caught myself feeling joy and peace.  Mind you, none of the situations in my life had changed, but the reminders from the author t … [Read more...]

CBB Review: Michele reviews Talking to God – Prayers for Catholic Women

As women, we are born to love, nurture and care for others, particularly those we love.  We want to be examples of love, comfort, joy, peace and holiness.  But how?  How can we help our loved ones in their day to day lives, while leading them to heaven, and getting ourselves there, too?Julie Dortch Cragon has the same questions... but she has the answer!  In her book Talking to God: Prayer for Catholic Women she writes: “How can we be such examples?  And how can we gather the strength that we … [Read more...]

CBB Giveaway: When You Suffer and 30 Days w/ Teresa of Avila

This week Emmaus Road Publishing and Servant Books sponsor the CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of 30 Days with Teresa of Avila edited by Dan Burke (you can read the review here) and one copy of When You Suffer by Jeff Cavins (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 at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST Friday 05/06 with a winner being announced later that day. a Raf … [Read more...]