My New #ChimeTravelers Series for Kids Hits the Bookshelves!

I’m sure I’ll be sharing lots of great news about my newly launched children’s fiction series “Chime Travelers” in the upcoming weeks. I thought I would begin today by sharing the official press release for the books. This series has been an ongoing labor of love for the last several months, so it’s a true [Read More…]

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Catch My Conversation with Dr. Gregory Popcak Today!

Just a quick blog post to invite our Patheos Catholic readers to join me today at 11 am Central for an hour long chat with Patheos’ own Dr. Gregory Popcak. Greg and I will spend the hour discussing his brand new and amazing book Broken Gods: Hope, Healing, and the Seven Longings of the Human [Read More…]

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“Catholic Moments” with Sr. Mary Lea Hill and Roxane Salonen

I’m happy to share the recording of the most recent episode of the all new “Catholic Moments”, which is now airing as a bi-weekly radio program on Radio Maria USA. In this episode, we were honored to feature the work of Sr. Mary Lea Hill and Roxane Salonen. Listen: Listen here or visit RadioMariaUSA.com to [Read More…]

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Why The Goldfish Needs A Name and Why Our Non-Profits Need Our Help

Yesterday, I shared with you my initial impressions about that perky little goldfish who “graces” the cover of my soon-to-be released book The Grace of Yes. It seems that from the moment the cover was unveiled, people couldn’t stop asking about him. He’s taken on a life of his own, as has the “Y”/MartiniGlassishContainer he appears to [Read More…]

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Yes! Your Goldfish Name Could Win $250 for Your Favorite Charity

Since the book cover for my new project “The Grace of Yes” was debuted a few months ago, many people have asked me about the significance of that spunky goldfish enthusiastically jumping out of a what appears to some as a martini glass. “Why the fish?” they ask. “And what’s in the glass?” they want [Read More…]

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Scot Landry Provides Training and Template for Transforming Parish Communications

Since I’ve spent over eight years serving in a part time and volunteer capacity at my parish as the webmaster, I know firsthand both the vast potential and the difficult perils that face parishes hoping to embrace social media in the New Evangelization. Here at the blog, I have the facility to be vastly more [Read More…]

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#CatholicAmerica: Father Junipero Serra (and me!)

I’m extraordinarily blessed to receive many awesome books for review. One particularly fantastic one arrived recently: The American Catholic Almanac: A Daily Reader of Patriots, Saints, Rogues, and Ordinary People Who Changed the United States. After only a few weeks with this book, I know it’s not going to be one of those “read it and [Read More…]

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FREE Wisdom from the Saints & Brandon Vogt

You’ve probably heard me say before that I’m a huge Brandon Vogt fan. Which is why I jumped at the chance to get a free copy of his new book  The Saints’ Favorite Books: Read What They Read, Become Who They Are. The book is perfectly formatted for you to not only enjoy, but also use [Read More…]

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Congratulations to the Excellence in Publishing Winners, Including Patheos’ @TheAnchoress

I smiled from ear to ear when I read the following press release (reprinted from the ACP Website) which contains recently announced winners of this years “Excellence in Publishing Awards” from the Association of Catholic Publishers. The list contains so many writers that I would consider “friends” that I found myself cheering multiple times as [Read More…]

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A Sneak Peek at My New Book “The Grace of Yes”

While the November 3 release date feels extremely distant, I’ve received permission from my awesome publisher Ave Maria Press to give you a “sneak peek” at the cover and descriptive copy for my new book The Grace of Yes: Eight Virtues for Generous Living. So without any further ado, I present to you the new [Read More…]

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