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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 »

REVIEW: A Catholic Guide to Depression

What comes to mind when you read the word depression? Let’s take a look at the definition: noun de·pres·sion \di-ˈpre-shən, dē-\ : aRead more »

Saint Philomena, HELP! Book Review & Giveaway

Saint Philomena, HELP! is a lovely book written by homeschooling mother of six and Catholic author, Christine Henderson. Mrs. HendersonRead more »

Book Review–Smile of a Ragpicker: The Life of Satoko Kitahara

Japanese culture has always been close to our family. My husband was born in Tokyo; his Irish-American parents had settled in the mountainsRead more »

Book Review: Soul of Christ: Meditations on a Timeless Prayer

The Anima Christi, or Soul of Christ, prayer is one that I was completely unfamiliar with until about three years ago. At the time I wasRead more »

33 Days to Morning Glory: A Book Review

A few weeks ago, a new friend told me about a program coming up at an area Catholic Church called 33 Days to Morning Glory. A group meetingRead more »