CBB Review: The Love That Made Mother Teresa

Review by  Julie AbellI remember the moment I heard about Mother Teresa dying. I was nursing my brand new baby, my first-born. I did not know much about her at the time and until I read this book, The Love that Made Mother Teresa I still did not know much even though she was just canonized on September 4th.   So I picked up this book and endeavored to learn about this saint who was on this earth up until September 4, 1997, and learn I did.What I really enjoyed about author David Scott’s b … [Read more...]

CBB Giveaway: The Little Flower novel and workbook AND Chiara Corbella Petrillo

This week we have THREE to give away! One lucky winner will receive a copy of The Little Flower by Mary Fabyan Windeatt and accompanying  The Little Flower Workbook  sponsored by Tan Books (you can read Laura's review here) and will receive one copy of Chiara Corbella Petrillo: A Witness to Joy by Simone Troisi and Cristiana Paccini and sponsored by Sophia Institute Press (you can read Julie's review here). I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Julie Onderko

Julie Onderko has been married for 34 years to Tom. They belong to Christ the King Parish in Milwaukie, Oregon. They are blessed with three grown sons and five grandchildren. Julie's past experiences include being a stay-at-home mom, a free-lance writer, a youth minister, and a real estate broker. Currently, she is the Director of Faith Formation at The Madeleine Parish in NE Portland, Oregon.She holds a bachelors degree in Theology and is currently enrolled in the Graduate School of … [Read more...]

CBB Giveaway: Mother Angelica Her Grand Silence OR Discovering our Next Mission from God

This week we have two titles to give away! One lucky winner will receive a copy of Mother Angelica Her Grand Silence by Raymond Arroyo and sponsored by publisher Image Books. (you can read the review here). A second lucky winner will receive one copy of Discovering Your Next Mission from God by Julie Onderko and sponsored by Sophia Institute Press (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 wi … [Read more...]

CBB Review: The Little Oratory: A Beginner’s Guide to Praying in the Home

Review by Michele CraigThe peace and wonder and awe of the presence of Christ in the Blessed Sacrament.... ooooohhh.  The beauty of a Basilica, an exquisite piece of religious art, or an icon revealing the glory of God....aaaaahhh.  If only we could bring that peace, wonder, awe and beauty home with us.......We can!  The Little Oratory: A Beginner's Guide to Praying in the Home by David Clayton & Leila Marie Lawler with illustrations by Deidre M. Folley (Leila’s daughter)show us how!  … [Read more...]

CBB Giveaway: Experience Grace in Abundance

This week Sophia Institute Press sponsors the CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of Experience Grace in Abundance by Johnnette Benkovic (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 05/13 with a winner being announced later that day. a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]