Weekly Giveaway: 3 Great Pauline Books Titles


Thanks to Pauline Books and Media for sponsoring this week’s giveaway!

This week we have three sets of three books to give away.

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This week’s giveaway:

catholic family funCatholic Family Fun

by Sarah Reinhard

Game night/day meets Catholicism in this inspirational guidebook offering activities with strategies and suggestions for fun family engagement with one another and with faith! A great resource for parents, grandparents, caretakers, and family friends, this book conceptualizes a wide range of fun, practical activities that strengthen faith formation in young to grade-school age children.

Divided into nine chapters-silly activities, storytelling, craft projects, meal sharing, outdoor adventures, places to go, saints to celebrate, ways to serve, ways to pray-there is a whole lot of fun to go around for everyone! Each activity contains a “Faith Angle,” “Wider Angle,” and a “Make it Yours” section to incorporate elements of the Catholic faith into your activities and life at large. Preparation time, duration, and cost are indexed, so you can find the ideas that correspond to your family’s schedule and budget.

With these activities that can be adapted to suit your Catholic family, you’ll be on your way to having some fun while building a “domestic church” of your very own!

Ten Commandments for Kissing Gloria JeanTen Commandments for Kissing Gloria Jean

by Britt Leigh

A 14-year-old girl who wants her first kiss more than anything gets diagnosed with Celiac disease, prompting important considerations about her body and her Catholic faith. Themes include: faith, choices, and sex & relationships.

jorge from argentinaJorge from Argentina

by Sr. Marilyn Monge, Jaymie Stuart Wolfe, Diana Kizlauskas<

Discover the story of Pope Francis!

This delightfully illustrated biography leads young readers ages 6-8 to identify with the adventures and challenges that molded Pope Francis into a missionary of God’s unconditional love.

Pope Francis was born Jorge Mario Bergoglio on December 17, 1936 in Buenos Aires, Argentina to parents of Italian descent. He was elected as the 266th pope on March 13, 2013 after the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI. As the first pope to be a member of the Jesuit religious order, to come from Latin America, and to take the papal name in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi, Pope Francis made history. He continues to make history by breaking tradition with certain traditional customs that many of his predecessors followed.

Known for his humility, simplicity, concern for the poor, respect for the environment, and commitment to interfaith dialogue, Pope Francis is a positive role model and contemporary hero for all children. The world will watch in anticipation as he “rebuilds” the Catholic Church like Jesus summoned St. Francis to do.

*Also available in Spanish: Jorge de Argentina: La Historia del Papa Francisco para Niños



About Author

When she’s not chasing kids, chugging coffee, or juggling work, Sarah Reinhard’s usually trying to stay up read just one…more…chapter. She writes and works in the midst of rural farm life with little ones underfoot. She is part of the team for the award-winning Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion, as well as the author of a number of books. You can join her for a weekday take on Catholic life by subscribing to Triple Take, from Our Sunday Visitor.


  1. I have just finished Rome Sweet Home and am in the middle of Signs of Life. I recommend both. They are good books.

  2. I haven’t had a chance to read this week, but I’m looking forward to starting The Three Gifts of St. Therese soon!

  3. I discovered that “The Catholic Controversy” by St. Francis de Sales can be read online. Wow!! It’s his writings that converted over 70,000 Protestants to Catholicism. What a blessing to be able to read it!

  4. Just warming a mug of tea and delving into Papa Benedict’s “In the Beginning”.
    …and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the Spirit of God was moving over the face of the waters….

  5. I am reading The Third Kingdom now. Not a Catholic book, but after reading only Catholic books for over a year straight I needed a change before my large reading list for Lent.

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