Book Giveaway: New Releases from Our Sunday Visitor


I’m so excited to bring you this week’s giveaway, sponsored by the very generous folks at Our Sunday Visitor. Here are five of their newest releases, and they’re titles you’ll want to keep your eye on, that’s for sure!

Update: OSV just contacted me to say they’re going to give us TWO COPIES of each of these books. So go ahead and enter and tell your friends! :)

This week’s giveaway:


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What’s a Person to Do?: Everyday Decisions That Matter

By Mark Latkovic (2013, Our Sunday Visitor)

About the book:

What’s a person to do — especially when there is no definitive Catholic teaching on a subject? Do we just brush off these pesky moral dilemmas? Do we happily live in the gray areas of life and simply go along with conventional wisdom? Or do we make an honest attempt to face these moral questions head on?

The way we deal with these seemingly small ethical decisions can have a huge impact on our own lives as well as those of our children and families.

This book is an ethical toolbox, providing you with a process for making confident choices, asking yourself challenging questions, developing moral virtue, and discovering deeper happiness.

The Fathers of the Church (3rd Edition)

By Mike Aquilina (2013, Our Sunday Visitor)

About the book:

We hear the voices of the early Church Fathers even today. Their teachings, their guidance, their insights, and their sacrifice shaped the Catholic Church. They defined the canon of Scripture. They developed our creeds and forms of worship. They defined Christianity’s distinctive moral sense.

But who were they? What can we learn from their ancient teachings? What can the Fathers teach the 21st century – about holiness, culture, faith, and the Gospel.

This is the definitive resource for anyone interested in learning about the Church Fathers and their legacy. Ideal for RCIA, catechists, clergy, as well as lay Catholics who want to learn more about the great teachers of early Christianity.

Bringing the Gospel of Mark to Life: Insight and Inspiration

By George Martin (2013, Our Sunday Visitor)

About the book:

The Gospel of Mark may be the briefest of the four Gospels, but it is the richest in detail, giving us descriptions of miracles and events in the life of Jesus found nowhere else in the Bible.

In common sense language and easy-to-understand concepts, gifted Catholic writer George Martin brings Mark’s words to life, focusing on its meaning in the time of its writing, as well as how this Gospel is meaningful for our lives today.

Whether you practice prayerful reading (lectio divina), prepare homilies, lead or participate in Bible study groups, are a Scripture teacher or seminarian, you will find George Martin to be an enlightening and accessible guide to Mark’s Gospel.

The Fathers of the Church Bible (NABRE)

Edited by Mike Aquilina (2013, Our Sunday Visitor)

About the book:

Bringing together Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition in one volume!
The Fathers of the Church Bible, NABRE will instruct in the faith and enliven your interest in Scripture through the insights from the Church fathers. You’ll enjoy the latest NABRE translation of the Bible, along with 88 full color inserts covering a wide range of writings from the Church fathers.

The Fathers of the Church Bible, NABRE is ideal for anyone wanting to combine Scripture with insights on the Church fathers, their lives, and their thoughts on topics crucial to the Church and our Faith.

Catholic Women’s Bible (NABRE)

(2013, Our Sunday Visitor)

About the book:

The role of women throughout salvation history is important, amazing — and often overlooked. From Deborah to Leah, Ruth to Sarah, Mary to Martha: Their stories form the foundation of Christianity.

At every significant moment in the history of salvation women are present, and these inspirational meditations highlight women’s roles as God’s plan for humanity unfolds.

The Catholic Women’s Bible is designed to help women deepen their spirituality and prayer lives by combining the trusted NABRE version with 84 full-page meditation inserts — written for women by women — cover the entire landscape of women’s lives.

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