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We Have Winners!

Thank for your all the wonderful stories again this year in our annual First Communion Story Contest. After a week of voting, we are please to announce a winner and tw0 runner-ups! 1st Place goes to: Denise Laubacher, with her heartfelt story, “A Very Special First Communion“. Denise has won a $100 gift certificate to Aquinas and More Catholic Goods. Runner ...

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Catholic Answer New Releases for 2012

Catholic Answers has a long history of defending the Faith and producing great resourcs for Catholics to learn their Faith better. With authors including Karl Keating, Dave Armstrong, Jimmy Akin, Jason Evert and more, Catholic Answers has a great bench of writers who produce some of the best apologetics resources available. For 2012 they have six new releases: two books, ...

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The Wisdom of John Paul II: Pentecost Sunday and the Eucharist

Spiritus Dómini replévit orbem terrárum, et hoc quod continet ómnia sciéntiam habet vocis, Alleluia. The Spirit of the Lord fills the whole world, and holds all things together and knows every word spoken by man, Alleluia. (Wisdom 1:7 – Entrance Antiphon for Mass for Pentecost. ) On this Pentecost Sunday, we are reminded of John Paul II’s talk on the  “Intrinsic Link ...

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How to Read a Church – A Tiber River Review

As an Architect focused on the renewal of Catholic sacred architecture, I enjoyed How to Read a Church quite a bit.  Author Richard Taylor presents the material well, in a readable manner, and the list of subject matter is quite thorough.  Simple black and white illustrations are provided throughout the text, with several plates of gray-scale photography in the center ...

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The Truth & Life Dramatized Audio Bible – a Tiber River Review

More and more we have become a family on the go.  I have had the wonderful pleasure of listening to The Truth & Life Dramatized Audio Bible on the way to school (two or three times a day, five days a week), while running, on our three hour drives to visit family, as well as right in my kitchen.  I ...

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St. Joseph Red Sunday Missal: A Tiber River Review

  Years ago, you might have found people bringing their own copy of the Missal to Mass.  Over the years, it seems to have lost some ‘steam’ with Catholics.  Part of that shift might be the prevalence of the tissue paper thin yearly books containing the readings and music for the parish.  I had years of just listening as the ...

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Large Print Daily Roman Missal Now Available

“When will there be a large print Daily Roman Missal?” For months, actually, for over a year, you have been asking us. For a long time we unfortunately had to say “We don’t know and the publisher doesn’t have a print date.” Today that has changed. Midwest Theological Forum has announced that the large print Daily Roman Missal is now ...

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Handbook for Catholic Moms: A Tiber River Review

I originally got The Handbook for Catholic Moms for a book study my mom’s group was doing.  The study itself did not continue, but I did continue reading Lisa Hendey’s very useful book.  The book is divided into four parts: heart, mind, body, and soul, with the idea of helping mom’s nurture their whole being.  The premises is really great, ...

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Last Day to Vote in our First Communion Stories Contest!

 Thanks for all the GREAT entries in our First Communion Story Contest! It’s the final day of voting! The winners will be announced on May 31st. Scroll through the site for the stories, or click on the links below.  Stories are listed in the order in which they were submitted. First Communion Stories My First Holy Communion A Very Special ...

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Aquinas and More is Hiring a Full-Time Customer Service Representative

Fill out the application here. This is an in-house position. If you are in the Colorado Springs area or know someone who is who has a talent for customer service, please apply or pass it along. We are looking for someone with customer service talent who wants to work for Aquinas and More, not someone just looking for a job. ...

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