How Conversations Go with My Kids

Ever since they took those stupid logic classes there’s been no living with them. On the other hand, this sort of reasoning has always seemed to me to be rather, well, reasonable when people tell me that the entire witness of the gospels and the New Testament is worthless because people back then were 2000 years dumber [Read More...]

Nifty book offers

Hello, my name is John Quinn (Courageous Priest). My twin brother, Dan, and I want to offer something special to you and your readers from Amazon – Free Immaculate Conception Book. Amazon is promoting our new book called the Ultimate Saints Guide to the Immaculate Conception. We want to allow you to give it away [Read More...]

Fr. Dwight Longenecker…

…has written his first short story of the rollicking adventures of nice but dim English country vicar, Humphrey Blytherington. The e-book version of the short story is published here. Check thou it out! [Read more...]

Rod Bennett is one of my favorite people in this or any other universe

Mary Kochan has interviewed him about The Christus Experiment and the piece is up on Catholic Lane. It’s a pretty interesting conversation because Rod is a super interesting guy. Best of all: the book is available on paperback now from Amazon and there’s a purchase link at the end of the interview. One stop shopping! [Read More...]

I’m worried…

that you won’t read this. [Read more...]

Here’s a sweet deal from Sherry Weddell!

Sez Colorado’s Favorite Catholic Discipleship Shield Maiden of Rohan: This Christmas, do what the coolest bishops in North America are doing and give a gift copy of Forming Intentional Disciples to your bishop, pastor, parish leader, or to your friends and family and jump-start the conversation! Celebrate our Lord’s Incarnation by fueling the New Evangelization [Read More...]

Over at Standing on my Head…

Fr. Longenecker is having an interesting conversation with an Evangelical who is ripe for the engagement with the Catholic tradition that Sherry Weddell is describing in Forming Intentional Disciples. Forming Intentional Disciples, if I have not mentioned it lately, is one of the most important books in English for the Church facing the challenge of [Read More...]

O Frabjous Day! Calloo! Callay!

Rod Bennett, one of my favorite people in the world (and the author of the excellent book on the Apostolic Fathers, Four Witnesses) has a new book out that *you* need to get for the fantasy fan in your life. He writes: Just thought you might like to know that The Christus Experiment is finally [Read More...]

I love that this is news

Telegraph stunned to hear Pope aware that Jesus was not born in 1 AD. What’s even funnier is that even the author of the story admits that this is not news, but still tries to pretend it’s news anyway: The assertion that the Christian calendar is based on a false premise is not new – [Read More...]

Fr. Dwight Longenecker is not just a fun writer…

…he’s a really good one and has a knack for writing really engaging stuff about the faith that anybody can read and everybody can profit from. His latest, Catholicism Pure and Simple is a case in point. Anybody wanting to get a bead on the basics of the faith can read this book and come [Read More...]

I believe in supporting local first time authors

Chris Jones is both and has written a novella called The Glass Ruins.  Sez he: In The Glass Ruins a man is sent from the future to present-day Seattle to convince his pregnant mother not to abort him.   Jasper Carnelian is a family man living in a post-collapse America with only the remnants of [Read More...]

Forming Intentional Disciples is, I’m telling you, One of the Most Important Books of the Year

…and possibly of the decade. Sherry Weddell writes: We just received 2,000 copies from the second printing three weeks ago. This morning, I found out that OSV must have ordered a third printing as soon as they received the second cause they are taking back-orders and expecting the third printing to arrive by the end [Read More...]