My New #ChimeTravelers Series for Kids Hits the Bookshelves!

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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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Courage Lessons from St. Maria Goretti and the Woman Suffering Hemorrhages

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Today we remember the short but poignant life of St. Maria Goretti, a martyr for the faith. The gospel we pray from Matthew 9 brings us another brave woman who has suffered from hemorrhages for twelve years: A woman suffering hemorrhages for twelve years came up behind him and touched the tassel on his cloak. She [Read More...]

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3 Reasons that My Anger Could be Sending Me to Hell

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St. Catherine of Siena said, “There is no sin or wrong that gives a man a foretaste of hell in this life as anger and impatience.” Here are three reasons that my anger might be sending me to hell. [Read more...]

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Introducing My New Book Series: “Chime Travelers”!

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I have fun news to share today! A sneak peek at the newly finished book covers for my next project: Chime Travelers. This next writing adventure is truly that, an adventure! Chime Travelers, being released next Fall in conjunction with Franciscan Media, is a children’s chapter book series that combines time travel and the lives [Read More...]

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Jean Heimann: Seven Saints for Seven Virtues

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In March of this year, I had the great blessing to spend a good amount of time with an advance copy of the beautiful book Seven Saints for Seven Virtues by Jean Heimann. Jean’s publisher had invited me to pen the book’s foreword. Honestly, for me this task of writing something to compliment an author’s [Read More...]

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How I’ve Been “Renewed” by the Work of Father Robert Reed

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I’m a huge fan of the work being done by Father Robert Reed, who is a priest of the Archdiocese of Boston and the president of the CatholicTV Network. Father Reed is wildly gifted at using the tools of the New Evangelization to win hearts and souls for Jesus and the Church. But more importantly, he [Read More...]

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The Generosity of a Widow, The Courage of 10,000+ Martyrs

I love it when God grants me an especially fruitful prayer time on a busy Monday morning. In my world these days, a 24/7 workweek sometimes renders “Monday” insignificant. But this morning, my “office” actually has a desk and is in California! And today’s “to do” list has me digging myself out of a huge [Read More...]

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Saintly Souls — Sweet Tweets for 11/2/14

Since last week’s Sweet Tweets, I’ve been on the move. From Dallas, to Chicago, to Baltimore, to Morgan Hill in my home state of California. Each of those experiences deserves a blog post of its own. But today, mellowing out to my Matt Maher Pandora channel in front of a quiet fire in anticipation of [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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