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The Season of the Dormition (or Assumption) of the Virgin Mary

We are approaching the season of the final Marian feast, the one which celebrates the end of the earthly life of the holy and immaculate Mother of God. On August 15 the Church in the West celebrates the Feast of the Assumption, in the East the Feast of the Dormition.  Catholics of the Eastern Rites (and separated Eastern Orthodox christians) …

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A Nook Review From an E-book Newbie

Until we were launching our Catholic digital media category I had never thought about buying an ebook reader like a Nook or a Kindle. But since we were going to be selling ebooks I figured it would be good to actually try one of these devices out. I ended up purchasing a Nook from Barnes and Noble because I really …

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The One Catholic Prayer Book Everyone Should Have!

We’re excited to announce some special news today from the world of traditional Catholic book publishing. The most popular Catholic prayer book for many decades is once again back in print! Blessed Be God is now available in a deluxe leather-bound, compact edition with gilt-edged pages and a ribbon marker. This 748 page, beautiful compact prayer book is perfect to …

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Cardinal Newman Beatification Pilgrimage

There is still time and space is still available! Cardinal John Henry Newman will be beatified by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI on September 19, 2010 during the Holy Father’s pastoral visit to Great Britain. In some email correspondence this past Friday with Fr. Peter Stravinskas, founder of the Priestly Society of the Ven. John Henry Cardinal Newman, and the …

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New Prayer Card Designs – Only at Aquinas and More!

Here at Aquinas and More we regularly receive requests for prayer cards, or holy cards, that are not available through the few major prayer card printing companies. Typically these requests are for lesser known saints or uncommon prayers or sayings. Every now and then, though, we get multiple requests for a certain specific kind of prayer card. Such is the …

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The Book the Other Catholic Stores Aren't Selling . . . Yet.

We recently started selling Fr. Euteneuer’s new book Exorcism and the Church Militant after receiving a couple customer requests for the book this past springtime.  Initially the book was difficult to source, but we found it and have been selling it very well. A representative of the publisher told me how she was at a trade show recently, featuring this …

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How to Keep Tabs on Your PPC Marketing Company

Over the past five years we have attempted to have an outside company run our Adwords campaigns on three occasions. One of the companies lasted about a year one lasted ten days and the other was in between. Overall I have been disappointed with the performance of all of them and can say that apart from Idearc / Verizon / …

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