Book Reviews

/Book Reviews

A Year with Mary

Author Paul Thigpen begins this beautiful classic tome on the Blessed Mother, A Year With Mary: Daily Meditations on the Mother of God, with the timeless quote from St. Bernard of Clairvaux: "Of Mary, there is never enough!" Indeed, for converts and cradle Catholics alike, we can never exhaust the breathless mystery encasing Our Lady. [...]

By | December 27th, 2017|Book Reviews, Faith and Family, Featured, prayer, spirituality|0 Comments

The Peace of Christmas

I'm writing this on the infamous Black Friday. Even the name itself gives way to impending doom. It's the one day of year I purposefully avoid the shopping malls, restaurants, retailers, you name it. In fact, I prefer to hole up in our home rather than brave the masses of anxious, angry, and eager shoppers [...]

The Catholic Mom Desk Calendar

It doesn't need to be said that every mom is busy. I've come to despise the response, "But I'm soooo busy!" I get it. I have three daughters, all under the age of seven, one of whom has a rare disease. In fact, the former sentence has become a personal cliche of mine. Instead of [...]

By | December 13th, 2017|Book Reviews, Faith and Family, Featured, parenting, spirituality|0 Comments

A Heart Like Mary’s

Do you ever wonder what life would be like if understood and truly lived through Mary's eyes? What about her heart? Can we really ask to obtain her heart and all of the qualities contained therein? Author Fr. Edward Looney believes so. In his Introduction to A Heart Like Mary's: 31 Daily Meditations to Help [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|Book Reviews, Faith and Family, prayer|0 Comments

Super Girls and Halos

What do you get when you cross a love of super hero(in)es and holy protagonists with saints? You get a fresh new book by author Maria Morera Johnson called Super Girls and Halos. She explains in the Introduction that many heroic protagonists beloved by thousands over the years in comic books and movies exhibit something [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|Book Reviews, Lifestyle|0 Comments