Catholic Media Reviews

Falling Out of Your Minivan to Find Yourself: A Tiber River Review

November 1, 2012
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I was so excited when I received my review copy of Style, Sex, and Substance.  I had heard great things about it and couldn't wait to begin reading.  I was not disappointed.  And really, how could I have been?  I'm a big fan of most of the contributing authors and read their blogs as soon […]

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

October 31, 2012
Fill These Hearts

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 58:28 — 53.9MB)   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 […]

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Seeking enlightenment and understanding? A Tiber River Review

October 31, 2012
The Way

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 […]

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What Really Matters to Women: A Tiber River Review

October 26, 2012
Sex, Style and Substance

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, […]

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

October 25, 2012
My Sisters the Saints

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 58:00 — 53.4MB) 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 […]

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New Trailer for My Sisters the Saints

October 18, 2012

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

October 16, 2012
Maximilian, Saint of Auschwitz

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 58:17 — 53.4MB) 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 […]

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Learning Latin the Easy Way: A Tiber River Review

October 15, 2012

  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 […]

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

October 14, 2012
Therese and the Roses

    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 […]

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What Do Saints Write in Their Diaries?: A Tiber River Review

October 13, 2012

 Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska, Divine Mercy in My Soul a compilation of notebooks written by then Sister Maria Faustina, secretary to Our Lord, published by Marian Press. St. Faustina's diary is made up of Sister Maria Faustina's notebooks that were written between the years 1934 and 1938. Sister Maria Faustina was a young […]

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