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A History of the Liturgy – A Tiber River Review

Fr. Adrian Fortescue’s commentary on the Mass is in two parts. The first half of the book is a very detailed history of the Mass from the first century until the time the book was written in 1912. The second part is a detailed explanation of the ceremonies of the Mass in their current form (which we have today as …

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Book of Saints for Catholic Moms Contest Winner!

Thank you all for entering the Book of Saints for Catholic Moms contest! There were a bunch of great guesses – Lisa's guess of Jeanne de Chantal was the gutsiest but our winner from a random selection of those who followed the rules is…

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Theological problems with the Youcat may force us to discontinue selling it

We recently received comments about theological problems with the Youcat that we believe are probably serious enough for us to quit carrying the book. I sent the following comments to Ignatius Press and Mark Brumley, the president of Ignatius, was gracious enough to take the time to write an extensive reply. Please read both our comments and his carefully and …

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This week’s “Behind the Counter” Staff Reviews.

This weeks picks were reviewed by our Customer Service Manager,  Aline. My Daily Bread Confraternity of the Precious Blood An indispensable little pocket sized book to carry with you anywhere for spiritual reading, meditation and prayer. You can open it at any point and receive the wisdom and comfort of Christ, the Friend, the Teacher and Brother. He speaks to …

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The Mass – A Tiber River Review

Fr. Adrian Fortescue’s commentary on the Mass is in two parts. The first half of the book is a very detailed history of the Mass from the first century until the time the book was written in 1912. The second part is a detailed explanation of the ceremonies of the Mass in their current form (which we have today as …

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Bad Catholics Guide To The Seven Deadly Sins – A Tiber River Review

The Bad Catholics Guide To The Seven Deadly Sins reminds me of the “complete Idiot” books of years past.  What made these “how to” books great was the fact they had no information gaps.  You could repair almost anything because they never skipped a step in the instructions and identified necessary parts with colors, illustrations, and pictures.  Who would have …

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Catholic Mosaic – A Tiber River Review

Upon receiving my edition of Catholic Mosaic, I had to drop everything and leaf through it.  I was so excited.  I had heard so many good things about it and so many recommendations from other homeschooling parents.  I was not disappointed in the least! The book is a teacher's guide used in conjunction with picture books on the saints and …

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Disorientation – A Tiber River Review

One hundred years after G.K. Chesterton penned his famous Heretics, editor John Zmirak has produced a modern version of Chesterton's classic work. Zmirak's book, titled Disorientation: How to go to College Without Losing Your Mind (Ascension Press, 188 pages, paperback), bring together fourteen contributors, each picking apart a common ideology found on college campuses. The book was written to give …

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This week’s “Behind the Counter” Staff Reviews.

Once again we bring you our weekly “Behind the Counter”  staff reviews series with some more picks selected by our Product Manager, Jeremy Oliver. The Godless Delusion Patrick Madrid and Kenneth Hensley ” The Godless Delusion is the essential handbook for those who wish to defend their faith against the modern atheistic worldview. In this book these expert apologists use …

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The Virtues – A Tiber River Review

Virtue: 2.  conformity of one's life and conduct to moral and ethical principles; uprightness; rectitude.  (Dictionary.com). Given the state of the world as of late, virtues are all but disappearing in our society.  The Holy Father, in various media, has spoken about both the Theological ( Faith, Hope and Charity {Love}) and Cardinal Virtues (Prudence, Justice, Fortitude and Temperance), explaining how …

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