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Behind the Counter #10 – Christopher West and Fill These Hearts

http://traffic.libsyn.com/behindthecounter/10-27-12west10.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS  Today I spoke with Christopher West, author of the recently released book, At the Heart of the Gospel and a new book coming out in January, Fill These Hearts. We discussed both Theology of the Body in general as well as the new book and a wonderful film …

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Seeking enlightenment and understanding? A Tiber River Review

I’d recommend The Way to anyone who is seeking answers, enlightenment, understanding, and isn’t afraid to take a look at the tough questions in life: What am I moving towards? What am I running from? And why? I expected the movie to be about major religious conversion, but it’s not. Actually, the movie only loosely touches on the religious and …

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Batman Against China’s Abortion Policy

Yesterday I mentioned another case of forced abortion in China and today I saw a news report that Christian Bale of Batman fame, gave a human rights award to Chen Guancheng, the blind pro-life activist from China who had a harrowing experience earlier this year. Bale praised Chen’s opposition to forced abortions in China and had actually tried to visit …

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What Really Matters to Women: A Tiber River Review

I’ve been hearing great things about Style, Sex, & Substance and was overjoyed when my copy of the book finally arrived.  It’s even better than I’d hoped for, and I was already expecting to be impressed by the contributors included.  The wonderfully unique personalities and voices of these ten women discussing their experiences of life, love, friendship, marriage, faith, discernment, …

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Why We May Not Have Brass Advent Wreaths This Year

From the first day we opened our store we have had a policy that we won’t carry any products from China because of the ongoing persecution and state-forced abortion policy. This of course leads to inconveniences when it comes to Nativity sets, statuary, many children’s books and other products that seem to be almost exclusively made in China these days. …

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Behind the Counter #9 – Advent for Families and My Sisters the Saints

http://traffic.libsyn.com/behindthecounter/10-20-12hendeycarroll9.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS On today’s show I got to speak with Lisa Hendey, founder of Catholicmom.com has a new book out for families to use during the Advent season and Colleen Carroll Campbell, former speech writer for President Bush and author of the New Faithful has a new memoir called My Sisters the Saints. Today, October …

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New Trailer for My Sisters the Saints

Colleen Carroll Campbell has created a trailer explaining the topics of her new book, My Sisters the Saints. You can read a Q&A with her and stay tuned for our radio show interview coming up on October 20th.  

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Behind the Counter #8 – Flocknote and St. Maximilian

http://traffic.libsyn.com/behindthecounter/10-13-12warnerdephilips8.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS On today’s show I have Matthew Warner, founder of Flocknote to talk about his great parish collaboration software and a special project for the Year of Faith. After that I’ll be speaking with Leonardo dePhilipis about his  touring show, Maximilian, Saint of Auschwitz. He’ll be in Colorado this …

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Learning Latin the Easy Way: A Tiber River Review

  Prima Latina By Leigh Lowe, a complete curriculum, published by Memoria Press. This set of books is intended for grades one through four, but can be used with grades higher then this as the introduction to Latin. This curriculum came with a paperback teacher’s manual, a paperback student work book and a cd. The cd has a pronunciation guide, …

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Why Does St. Therese Send Roses? : A Tiber River Book Review

    Saint Therese and The Roses by Helen Walker Homan, illustrated by George W. Thompson, published by Ignatius Press, 9 chapters, 149 pages, part of the Vision Book Series. “Saint Therese” is another wonderful book from the Vision Book Series, written in 1955. It tells the story of St. Therese, a much beloved Catholic saint. The Vision Book Series …

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