Events for Catholic Book Lovers: The CMN and CWG Conferences, Aug. 7-9, Somerset, NJ

Head’s up for those on the eastern seaboard who like to read good Catholic books: Registration is winding down for the joint conference between the Catholic Writers Guild and the CMN, which is the trade show for Catholic bookstores.  You can read more about it and get links to registration at this post on the [Read More...]

Free ebook: 2012 Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction

Right now for free on Amazon you can download a selected short story collection as part of the “2012 Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction.” I haven’t read them myself yet. “… a new Catholic culture has gradually emerged in the United States, ….The establishment of the Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction has called forth that [Read More...]

Scripture Incarnate: Matthew 1:1

I am reading through Fire of Mercy, Heart of the Word, Vol. I, Erasmo Leiva-Merikakis’ commentary on the Gospel of Matthew. You can see all of my posts on this subject here. Erasmo’s view of scripture is deeply incarnational. Jesus is the incarnate Word of God; and the purpose of scripture is too bring us [Read More...]