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Why Everyone Needs to Read Hatchet (Not Just 6th Graders)

Reading for Work? Heaven. I’ve recently started teaching 5th and 6th grade Language Arts classes (basically English Class, I’m not quiteRead more »

Praying the Angelus: A Book Review

I grew up in a Catholic family but never heard of the Angelus prayer until well into adulthood. Even after hearing it mentioned in passingRead more »

The Importance of a Faith-Filled Life: A Book Review

When I was a teenager, the Roma Downey series, Touched by An Angel, was all the rage. Millions, my family included, would tune inRead more »

Marry Her and Die for Her: A Book Review

Doing book reviews is always interesting. You never know what you’re going to get! I was definitely curious when, last fall, I was asked toRead more »

A New Marian Devotional You Absolutely Need

Whether you have a devotion to Our Blessed Mother or not, the Manual for Marian Devotion by the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of theRead more »

The Picture of Dorian Gray – a Catholic novel?

I teach a high school literature course and one of the texts that is a favorite of students and a favorite of mine is The Picture ofRead more »

Marry Him and Be Submissive: A Book Review

I wasn’t quite sure what to think of this book when I was asked to review it. But as I read the description and learned that it had causedRead more »

Navigating the Tiber: A Book Review

A few months back I saw Devin Rose post something on Facebook about his new book and I was intrigued. When I finally saw the titleRead more »

The Four Keys to Everlasting Love: A Book Review

Can your marriage be better? Are you looking for something you can read and discuss with your spouse? Are you looking for something to helpRead more »

The Year of Mercy and a Consecration to Merciful Love

I recently finished a book that I must share with you. It’s perfect for this Year of Mercy and perfect for all us busy people. You mayRead more »

7QT – Seven ‘Must Have’ Books Shared by Catholic Authors, Writers, and Educators

I have not been this excited about a QT post in months. Thanks to a friend who inspired me by saying that she’d love to see aRead more »

REVIEW: Loving Baby Louie – Hope in the Midst of Grief

Alison sent me a message on Facebook one morning, asking if I would be interested in doing a review of a children’s book her mom andRead more »

Filling Our Father’s House: What Converts Can Teach Us about Evangelization

Several months ago, probably more than I would like to admit since time seems to slip away from me, as I got home from the store the kidsRead more »

Book Review: Life from our Land by Marcus Grodi

Lately, I’ve been feeling overwhelmed with stuff. We recently donated a box of clothes and other miscellany to a charity and had aRead more »

Seven Quick Takes – Why Use “The Rending Of Christendom Sourcebook”

Seven Reasons to Use “The Rending Of Christendom Sourcebook” The Rending of Christendom Sourcebook, written by Phillip Campbell, is aRead more »