Browsing: Book Notes
Servant Books, an imprint of Franciscan Media, today announces the release of two new works from best selling author, and founder of CatholicMom.com, Lisa Hendey. The Secret of the Shamrock and The Sign of the Carved Cross will be the first two books released as part of the Chime Travelers series, Hendey’s first foray into children’s literature.
Stuart Dunn reviews two books for our younger readers: Catholic Saints for Children and A Missal for Little Ones.
Karee Santos shares Sarah Reinhard’s suggestions for summer family fun in her review of Catholic Family Fun. Even if you don’t think you’re the “fun mom,” you’ll find plenty of ways to enjoy the summer with your kids.
This week we’re discussing Chapter 6, “Do You Love Me?” from Unleashed, by Sonja Corbitt. Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur discusses our hidden desires, what they reveal, and how we can ask the Lord for help to both discern and carry out what He wants us to do for Him.
Tanya Weitzel reviews T.J. Burdick’s guidebook for education, 99 Ways to Teach Like the Master. The methods that Jesus used in order for his disciples to better retain information are expanded upon through Bible passages and application examples.
This week we’re discussing Chapter 5 from Unleashed, by Sonja Corbitt. Jeannie Ewing examines how suffering is essentially an invitation to the desert – to exit our frenzied and often frivolous lifestyle and then to enter into that arid place devoid of purposeless banter and empty sounds. Silence beckons us to learn what lessons suffering offers to teach us.
Nicole Ernest reviews a fantastic new book called Rosaries Aren’t (Just) For Teething, a compilation of Catholic women’s reflections on the mysteries of the Rosary. This book reminds readers that God is drawing us closer to Him through each and every messy and beautiful moment.