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Kingdom of Happiness

REVIEW: Kingdom of Happiness

by: Mary Beth WeisenburgerHappiness—it seems so elusive in our everyday lives, doesn’t it? This is likely not because it doesn’t existRead more »

Good Enough is Good Enough: A Book Review from Catholic Sistas

Good Enough is Good Enough: A Book Review from Catholic Sistas

by: Janalin HoodAre you feeling the pressure to do it all as a Catholic mom? A review of Colleen Duggan’s book, Good Enough is GoodRead more »

A Little “Light” Reading: Dark Night of the Soul by St. John of the Cross

A Little “Light” Reading: Dark Night of the Soul by St. John of the Cross

by: Stephanie RothBut…I’m starting to finally get it…the purpose of this liturgical season, the reason for it occurring every year, itsRead more »

REVIEW: Walking Holy Week with Jesus

REVIEW: Walking Holy Week with Jesus – A Prayer Journal

by: Martina KreitzerHaven’t found that perfect Holy Week journal yet? Consider Sara Estabrook’s Walking Holy Week with JesusRead more »

REVIEW: 100 Holy Hours for Women

  “The Eucharist is the greatest gift of the love of Jesus Christ.” St. Peter Julian Eymard   This year, the CatholicRead more »

Reform Yourself! A New Year’s Resolution and Book Review

As the New Year rolls in many of us are taking a long, hard look at our lives. If we are honest with ourselves we can see many areas whereRead more »

“A Wrinkle in Time” Is Too Weird For Me (and that’s awesome)

So…spoilers.  You’ve been warned.     It’s too weird… So I’m about to start teaching Wrinkle in Time (Madeleine L’Engle) toRead more »

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 »