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The “thank you for reading our blog” giveaway!

St. Maximilian Kolbe

So…I couldn’t resist starting our giveaway today. Why? 
  1. In case you haven’t noticed, our blog crossed  20,000 hits today, Friday, September 23! ::high five:: 🙂
  2. I’m celebrating my anniversary today and that always puts me in a good mood. 🙂
  3. It’s St. Padre Pio’s feast day! There was really no good excuse to not have a giveaway, ya know?
  4. Plus, it’s FRIDAY! What better way to sweeten the pot than to offer the opportunity to win a gift certificate in the amount of $35 from…

St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic books. They are located in Owensboro, Kentucky and the gift certificate is redeemable through their online store or in person if you happen to live in the Owensboro area.

So, I bet you’re wondering how you can enter for this awesome prize, huh? It’s simple, really. 😀

Just post in the comments section below of this entry and THAT. IS. IT. Seriously, that’s all. 

If you feel inclined, we would appreciate your company on our Catholic Sistas Facebook page, too. {that’s code for “like us” on FB} 🙂

St. Padre Pio, pray for us.

Christmas will be here before you know it and, if you’re like me with the yearly goal of finishing all shopping before the start of Advent,  you’ll appreciate this timely giveaway. St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic books has everything you need and more! If you don’t see it on their web site, that doesn’t mean they don’t have it! Large selection of books, rosaries, statues, framed art, fonts, throws, baptism, even a few Catholic antique items. Posters, movies, CDs, it just goes on and on! Give them a call – 270-689-9485.

**The deadline is next Friday, September 30 at 3 p.m. CST. We will use a random generator to determine the winner, so stay tuned next Friday to see if you are the lucky winner!

UPDATE: The contest is now closed. Read who won the contest here.

About Martina Kreitzer

Martina is a cradle Catholic, wife to Neil, and mother to seven kiddos here {and three in heaven}– 4/96-1/17. She decided to homeschool the kiddos in 2010 after many years in public schools. She is the creator of Catholic Sistas which focuses on a feminine perspective of the Catholic Faith. The website was the result of an existing camaraderie by the contributors in a Catholic women’s group she created. She is also a Seal of Approval evaluator for the Catholic Writers Guild. Lest you think she spends all her time online, Martina has enjoyed getting out into the community by serving on the Pastoral Council from 2010-2013. She is constantly on the lookout to make her parish as welcoming as the small town she grew up in East Texas. This task is not easy given that St. William is the largest parish in the Austin diocese, serving well over twenty thousand parishioners. She loves Jesus, coffee, bacon, chocolate, photography, more bacon, evangelizing, and the company of those unafraid to use their sense of humor.

  • Lisa Steger - Love it! I would enjoy the gift certificate!September 23, 2011 – 3:26 pmReplyCancel

  • Cynthia T - 20,000 hits!!!!!! Totally awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!! Keep up the good work!!!!!!!!!!!September 23, 2011 – 3:28 pmReplyCancel

  • Krista - COMMENT. I love books, btw. This would be great.September 23, 2011 – 3:28 pmReplyCancel

  • Allen Hebert - EnteredSeptember 23, 2011 – 3:30 pmReplyCancel

  • Suzette Mahoney - I am enjoying your blog!September 23, 2011 – 3:31 pmReplyCancel

  • Tina - I would totally remember your anniversary for the rest of my life if I got it!!!September 23, 2011 – 3:34 pmReplyCancel

  • Catherine Brites - Who-hooo! Love the give away. 🙂 And Happy Anniversary! Mine was yesterday! 🙂September 23, 2011 – 3:38 pmReplyCancel

  • Rachel Manley - Ooooh, thanks for the giveaway! Keep up the good work sistas!September 23, 2011 – 3:44 pmReplyCancel

  • Liz casey - Can always use more books for the kids!September 23, 2011 – 3:50 pmReplyCancel

  • Cindy Schnurbusch - I am glad you blog is doing so well. I have really enjoyed your blog. Thank you to all the bloggers here that are sharing their lives with us. What a blessing you are!September 23, 2011 – 3:58 pmReplyCancel

  • Agnes - 20,000 already! Congratulations to all the contributors for sharing their talents, thoughts, and stories!September 23, 2011 – 4:23 pmReplyCancel

  • Leslie - Keep up the good work sistas!September 23, 2011 – 5:25 pmReplyCancel

  • Natalie - Yay! Books!September 23, 2011 – 5:46 pmReplyCancel

  • Sarah - Padre Pio is my favorite saint so I really appreciate you posting
    on this day!September 23, 2011 – 5:55 pmReplyCancel

  • Mary S - Woo Hoo!! Christmas in September!?!?! I’d love a little help with my shopping!!September 23, 2011 – 6:35 pmReplyCancel

  • Carol Shute - I always love to give Catholic stuff for Christmas!September 23, 2011 – 7:01 pmReplyCancel

  • Kerry - St. Padre Pio, pray for us! Thanks, ladies!September 23, 2011 – 7:50 pmReplyCancel

  • Julie - Great blog ladies!!!September 23, 2011 – 8:06 pmReplyCancel

  • Lily - What a great giveaway! Please enter me! 😀September 23, 2011 – 8:41 pmReplyCancel

  • Katherine - There is never such a thing as too many Catholic books in your library! Catholicism is our life 🙂September 23, 2011 – 8:50 pmReplyCancel

  • Lisa - Thanks for sharing your group. I want to tell my sil’s about it as they dont’ have the Catholic support groups I have.

    Thanks for the blog and the give-away.September 24, 2011 – 6:31 amReplyCancel

  • Lisa - You are quickly becoming one of my favorite blogs – probably because, as a Catholic Sista, I can totally relate! Keep up the great writing! (I also LOVE that you take off Sundays!)September 24, 2011 – 8:00 amReplyCancel

  • Allison - Woohoo! Congrats to the Sistas!September 24, 2011 – 8:11 amReplyCancel

  • Megan - Love the blog, and the BOOK giveaway!September 24, 2011 – 8:27 amReplyCancel

  • Diane Morrill - I have really enjoyed reading your posts and look forward to it every day!September 24, 2011 – 8:29 amReplyCancel

  • Elizabeth - I’m new to Catholic Sistas and I love it! Congrats on more than 20,000 hits! 🙂September 24, 2011 – 9:42 amReplyCancel

  • DeLisa - I have finally had some time to sit down and read some of the blog posts, I love them! Keep up the great work!September 24, 2011 – 12:05 pmReplyCancel

  • Sheena Roberts - My husband has family in Owensboro! Winning this giveaway could give us an extra reason to go and visit!!!!September 24, 2011 – 12:11 pmReplyCancel

  • James - I love you ladies. 🙂 God bless you abundantly and always!September 24, 2011 – 11:51 pmReplyCancel

  • Lydia - This is a really awesome blog. Thanks for sharing it!September 25, 2011 – 10:22 pmReplyCancel

  • April - Congrats on 20,000 hits!!! Love the blog, keep up the good work. 🙂September 26, 2011 – 8:33 amReplyCancel

  • Liz - Every morning, I head downstairs, open my laptop and click on the Catholic Sistas link in my Bookmarks Menu. I eagerly look forward to a new post each day. You have quickly (and easily) become my favorite Catholic blog. Sincere congratulations on this exciting milestone 🙂September 26, 2011 – 12:00 pmReplyCancel

  • Jennifer - Congratulations on your success!September 26, 2011 – 2:13 pmReplyCancel

  • Molly - Go sistas! <3September 26, 2011 – 4:13 pmReplyCancel

  • Maria Parks - 20,000 – That is impressive. Keep it up, Sistas! It is refreshing.September 26, 2011 – 8:05 pmReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Wolf - Just heard about this site today. Congrats on 20k visitors! My mom and I work with the teens at our church, so this would be great for small gifts. Thanks!September 26, 2011 – 10:17 pmReplyCancel

  • Holly Schwartz - I would love to win the giveaway.
    I was born and raised in Owensboro, KY. I currently live in Bardstown, but I am in Owensboro often.

    God bless you,

    Holly SchwartzSeptember 28, 2011 – 11:27 amReplyCancel

  • Margie Sindelar - Thanks for the great website!September 28, 2011 – 8:10 pmReplyCancel

  • Krystin - Thank you ladies! I love to read your blog and learn more about being a Catholic woman of faith!September 29, 2011 – 11:10 amReplyCancel

  • nicole - I would love to win! thanks!September 29, 2011 – 11:27 amReplyCancel

  • Michelle - What a wonderful site…keep up the good work. God Bless all of you!September 29, 2011 – 5:47 pmReplyCancel

  • Barb, sfo - What could be better than an excuse to shop in a Catholic bookstore?September 29, 2011 – 6:36 pmReplyCancel

  • Lindsey - congrats on your success!September 29, 2011 – 9:37 pmReplyCancel

  • Tammy - Love it! Keep it up!September 30, 2011 – 1:22 pmReplyCancel

  • Lauren - I’d love to win this! And I adore your blog — fantastic!September 30, 2011 – 2:24 pmReplyCancel

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