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...]


Just got the cover for my next book! Cover jpgs are for authors like ultrasounds are for expectant parents.  Yay! When it comes out I will let you know instantly.  The perfect Christmas present for the Happiness Seeker in your life. [Read more...]

A little late but still fresh…

I just caught up with the fact that the WaPo did an interview with Dawn Eden on her book My Peace I Give You. Check thou it out! [Read more...]

Continuing to Plow Out from Under my Mail…

I find this from Erin Manning: Dear Dark Lord, Welcome back from your Hidden Island Redoubt, where no doubt loads of sinister plotting for world domination occurred against the background music made by the screams of the insects who wandered unwarily into your campfire o’doom. While you were occupied with this important work, I took [Read More...]

When I was 15…

I was reading MAD Magazine and being a dumb kid. Cady Crosby is 15 and she’s already written a book about Fr. Thomas Byles, one of the genuine heroes of the Titanic.  She and her brother Ben gave a presentation on Titanic for the Chesterton Society last month.  She also did a recitation of Chesterton’s [Read More...]

O Frabjous Day!

Mike Flynn has published a new book: Captive Dreams.  Why would anybody be reading me when they can rush right over to Amazon and get Flynn to read? [Read more...]

Another Sign of Hope

The fact that this fantastically good and important book… Forming Intentional Disciples The Path to Knowing and Following Jesus HUNTINGTON, Indiana, August 14, 2012 — Over 10% of American adults are ex-Catholics. Only 30% of those who were raised Catholic are still practicing their faith. To stem this tide, Sherry Weddell’s new book Forming Intentional [Read More...]

Where the Blogosphere Really Pays Off

…is in things like this really wonderful, engaging and thoughtful read-through of Sherry Weddell’s book Forming Intentional Disciples being conducted by Tom Kreitzberg. I think Sherry has written one of the most important books of our time for anybody who cares about the mission and future of the Church. I really do. And I am [Read More...]

NRO has an interview with Dawn Eden…

…about her new book My Peace I Give You. Check thou it out! We Chestertonians are everywhere. [Read more...]

Perhaps of interest

Casimir Valla writes: Ave Maria!  OK, where to begin?  Having noticed that there are few books written about St. Louis-Marie de Montfort’s True Devotion to Mary, for the past several years I have been collecting and translating excellent works which explain this devotion, the ‘why’ of it, how to prepare for it, and how to [Read More...]