CBB Review: When You Suffer

Suffering is an expected part of our humanity. With a proper understanding of how to approach and deal with pain and suffering we have a golden opportunity to draw closer to God. Jeff Cavins provides readers with a guide on how to handle suffering in his latest book When You Suffer: Biblical Keys for Hope and Understanding.In the early parts of the book Jeff details the two kinds of suffering which are physical and moral. Drawing heavily from St. John Paul II's apostolic letter Salvifici … [Read more...]

CBB Giveaway – Keeping Mary Close

This week Servant Books is sponsoring the giveaway. One lucky winner  will receive one copy of Keeping Mary Close: Devotion to Our Lady Through the Ages by Mike Aquilina and Father Frederick Gruber (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 12 AM EST 12/25 with a winner being announced later that day. a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review – Keeping Mary Close

The faithful of the Church have held a special place of honor for Mary for centuries. This began in the very early years of the Church and continues today. In their new book Keeping Mary Close: Devotion to Our Lady through the Ages, co-authors Mike Aquilina and Father Frederick Gruber take a close look at how devotion to Mary developed. They focus on the early Church Fathers and practices of the early Christians to show readers the evidence that Mary has always held a special place in the hearts … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway: The Joyful Spirit of Padre Pio

This week publisher Servant Books sponsors the giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of The Joyful Spirit of Padre Pio: Stories, Letters, and Prayers (you can read my review of the book 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 5/14 with a winner being announced later that day.  a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review: The Joyful Spirit of Padre Pio: Stories, Letters and Prayers

One of my favorite saints, and the favorite of many, is Padre Pio. I was particularly interested when Servant Books released The Joyful Spirit of Padre Pio: Stories, Letters, and Prayers. My interest was raised a notch higher when I found out the author of the book was Patricia Treece. This makes the fourth title she has written on this modern Saint as well as mention of him in her book Nothing Short of a Miracle.The book consists of excerpts from letters to his spiritual directors, notes to … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway: 40 Days, 40 Ways: A New Look at Lent

This week publisher Servant Books sponsors the giveaway. One lucky winner will receive one signed copy of 40 Days, 40 Ways: A New Look at Lent by Marcellino D'Ambrosio.(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 2/27 with a winner being announced later that day. Good luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]