Catholic Media Reviews

The Best Catholic Choice for American History Class: A Tiber River Review

October 12, 2012
From Sea to Shining Sea

  From Sea to Shining Sea, The Story of America published by Ignatius Press, part of the Catholic Schools Textbook Project. 20 chapters with an index, 462 pages. "From Sea to Shining Sea" is a 5th grade U.S. history book, that also incorporates the Catholic impact on the shaping of the U.S. This textbook covers […]

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A History Book for Catholic Schools: Tiber River Review

October 11, 2012
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All Ye Lands, World Cultures and Geography published by Ignatius Press, part of the Catholic Schools Textbook Project, 6th grade, 16 chapters, 352 pages. "All Ye Lands" is a wonderfully put together textbook for early jr. high history classes. This textbook starts with a chapter introducing geography to the student, how to read maps, longitude […]

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Celebrating Saints Throughout the Year:Tiber River Review

October 10, 2012

   Around The Year, Once Upon a time Saints by Ethel Pochocki, illustrations by Ben Hatke, published by Bethlehem Books, 211 pages recommended for ages 10 and up. This book is such a great book to have. It is filled with saints from every month of the year. Some of the saints are your tried […]

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Behind the Counter #7 - Don't Worry, Be Happy

October 9, 2012
The Worrier's Guide to the Bible

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 58:23 — 53.8MB) Today I have two complimentary interviews. The first is with David Hartline, author of The Catholic Tide Continues to Turn. David and I will talk about the new interest of Catholic leaders to get out into the public square and proclaim Catholic teaching, especially […]

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Once Upon a Time Saint Stories: Tiber River Review

October 9, 2012

  Once Upon a time Saints by Ethel Pochocki, illustrated by Tom Matt, published by Bethlehem Books. This book is a great read a loud book for children ages toddler and up. With short, to-the-point stories you can keep the interest of the child you are reading to or who is reading the story on […]

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What Didn't Adam and Eve Have?

October 8, 2012
Did Adam and Eve Have Belly Buttons?

Did Adam and Eve Have Belly Buttons, and 199 other questions from Catholic teenagers a book by Matthew Pinto, foreword by Jeff Cavins, 269 pages, published by Ascension Press. I bought this book while I was in the RCIA program at my church, from one of the local Catholic book stores. I had bought it […]

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What You Don't Know About St. Therese - A Tiber River Review

October 5, 2012
The Truth About Therese

A saint who died when she was only about half my age? Who spent 1/3 of her life behind convent walls? How could such a saint possibly inspire anyone whose path in life had taken a very different turn? While the title and subtitle of this book,The Truth about Therese: An Unflinching Look at Lisieux, […]

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Behind the Counter #5 Vogt and Flynn, New Media, Year of Faith and Adoration

September 22, 2012
21 Ways to Worship

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 56:06 — 51.4MB)   Show notes: Interviews today with Brandon Vogt, author of The Church and New Media and Vinny Flynn, author of 21 Ways to Worship about how to participate in Eucharistic Adoration. Also, what you can do for the Year of Faith. Feast of the […]

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Behind the Counter #4 - Interviews with the Willits and Fr. Gaitely

September 15, 2012
The Catholics Next Door

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 59:42 — 54.7MB) Today is the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows so before I get to our interviews I take a look at the history of Our Lady of Sorrows. After that you can listen to half of the interview with Greg and Jennifer Willits. I […]

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Behind the Counter With The Alexander House and Sarah Reinhard - #3

September 11, 2012
Marriage 911

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 57:07 — 52.3MB) Last week I attended the Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show and was able to get interviews with a bunch of authors. For this show I have our interviews with Greg and Julie Alexander and Sarah Reinhard. Greg and Julie founders of The Alexander House […]

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