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Catholic Cards

Sometimes I get stumped for creative and modern gift ideas for our godchildren or when our family is invited to a Baptism celebration, First Communion reception, or Confirmation party. How many rosaries will the child receive? How many prayer cards, books, missals, and statues? These are, of course, all wonderful gifts, but kids are often [...]

Praying for Those with Addictions

Anne Costa knows what it's like to be in the trenches of addiction. She shares her heart in her new book, Praying for Those with Addictions: A Mission of Love, Mercy, and Hope as a recovering alcoholic herself. Costa, as a spiritual coach and dynamic speaker, also realizes that loving someone with an addiction requires [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|Book Reviews, Featured, Lifestyle, prayer|0 Comments

God Loves Mommy and Me

God Loves Mommy and Me is a heartwarming and charming book for babies and toddlers who love to snuggle up with mommy for some shared story time. Travel through the day and night as mommy and baby bunny experience ups and downs - boo boos and singing lullabies. Your sweet child will delight in this [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|Book Reviews, Featured, parenting, prayer|0 Comments

Lent with Saint Teresa of Calcutta

A companion to Advent with Saint Teresa of Calcutta, Heidi Hess Saxton's newest devotional continues the reader on a journey into the heart of this popular and beloved modern saint.  Saxton begins with a brief introduction, as well as an explanation on how to use Lent with Saint Teresa of Calcutta: Daily Meditations.  Intended to [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Book Reviews, Featured, prayer, spirituality|0 Comments

The Hope of Lent

Have you ever considered this before? The greatest hope of Lent is the discovery that it's not only about penance, deprivation, spiritual struggles, and rooting out sin in our lives.  Those are often the things we do during Lent.  But the hope of Lent lies in what God does (p. vii). The hope of Lent [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|Book Reviews, Featured, prayer, spirituality|0 Comments