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Patrick – Brave Shepherd of the Emerald Isle – A Tiber River Review

Here is a movie review on a movie I have spoken about several times before. My family and I love it and I know yours will too! Patrick: Brave Shepherd of the Emerald Isle is an awesome movie that portrays the amazing life of Saint Patrick. The fascinating story of Celtic pirates, flourishing friendships and unfaltering faith is something that will entertain …

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St. Anthony of Padua, Priest and Doctor of the Church

Today is the Memorial of St. Anthony of Padua, Priest and Doctor of the Church Saint Anthony was canonized (declared a saint) less than one year after his death So simple and resounding was his teaching of the Catholic Faith, so that the most unlearned might understand it, that he was made a Doctor of the Church by Pope Pius XII in 1946.  Saint …

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Corpus Christi Pictures

Do you have pictures to share from Corpus Christi processions?Aquinas and More Catholic Goods is giving away a $50 card to a random person who posts Corpus Christi procession stories on our Facebook page between now and June 17th! Visit and “Like” our Facebook page today!

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Please Don’t Drink the Holy Water – A Tiber River Review

“Please Don't Drink The Holy Water (homeschool days, rosary nights, and other near occasions of sin)” written by Susie Lloyd, published by Sophia Institute Press. “Please Don't Drink The Holy Water” is absolutely the funniest book I have read in a long time! Mrs. Lloyd will have you rolling on the floor and at the same time wondering if she has …

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Holy Mass and St. Barnabas

Today is the Feast Day of St. Barnabas, Martyr It is fitting to mention St. Barnabas at First Communion Stories. Here, we try to honor the Eucharist and Holy Mass. The name of Barnabas is included in the Roman Canon, which is Eucharist Prayer I at Holy Mass. When Paul visited Jerusalem after he converted, Barnabas stood sponsor for Paul and had him …

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Extreme Makeover – A Tiber River Review

   Extreme Makeover is a thorough overview of the truth about contraception, abortion, and the teachings of the Catholic Church. Author and radio talk show host Teresa Tomeo lays out the Catholic Church’s main teachings regarding the dignity of human life from the moment of conception, the sacredness of sexuality (and the proper context for such interactions), as well as the special role of …

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Spiritual Warfare From a Pro-Life Foxhole – A Tiber River Review

I was sent a free copy of Steve Wood's CD called “Spiritual Warfare From a Pro-Life Foxhole” from Tiber River in exchange for my review. I was unfamiliar with Steve Wood and his agency called Family   Life Center International, but his title grabbed my attention immediately.  It comes as no surprise that I am Pro-Life and work towards ending …

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Sinner – A Tiber River Review

I guess I should have realized that a book by a comedian was not likely to be the book for me.  Comedy isn't my thing, and by the time I got to the end of Sinner I was skimming and waiting for it to be over. Lino Rulli is an Italian-American comedian who has a show on Sirus radio (and …

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St. Ephraem and the Eucharist

Virtues are formed by prayer. Prayer preserves temperance. Prayer suppresses anger. Prayer prevents emotions of pride and envy. Prayer draws into the soul the Holy Spirit, and raises man to Heaven. — Saint Ephraem The greatest Syriac Father and most renowned Patristic poet, Ephraem the deacon is an example of liturgical fidelity and charitable service to all. Perhaps more well …

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A Child’s First Communion – A Tiber River Review

I had the opportunity to review “A Child's First Communion And So Much More” featuring Father Joe Kempf. There are two sections to this DVD. In the first section entitled “For Adults”, Father Joe explains to parents the importance of Communion and reasons that they should attend Mass regularly and take Communion. In the second section, entitled “For Children”, Father Joe and …

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