General Catholic Ramblings

A Wonderful Book for First Communion - Free!

March 13, 2014
Mother Mary

We've been carrying Mother Mary along with the other titles from Bread of Life Publishing for a few years and just don't think they've gotten the exposure they deserve. To help spread the word, we're giving away ten copies of this book to Catholic mom-bloggers in exchange for honest reviews. If you want a copy, […]

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Just 72 hours left to Save 20% on new Seven Sorrows of Mary book

February 26, 2014

The third book of illustrated meditations from Magnificat, The Seven Sorrows of Mary, is now available! Follow and reflect on defining moments in the life of Mary, from the Prophecy of Simeon, to the Death of Christ on the Cross, and others. This prayer book is an ideal companion for the season of Lent and […]

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Large Homeschooling Family Needs Your Help

February 24, 2014

We received this note from a friend of ours and wanted to pass it along. Help this family out if you can:   I've spoken with many of you at some point about a friend of mine, Ann Frailey, who is a home schooling mother to 8 children.  This past December, her husband, John, died […]

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Catholic Podcast Recommendation

January 24, 2014

This morning I was listening to The Catholic Weekend podcast (referred to by the show hosts at as a weekly train wreck). Even though it isn't a really structured podcast - more of a stream-of-consciousness conversation between 3+ people - they always have fascinating things to share. This week, Sarah Vabulous of fame, […]

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Yes, There are Children's Books Not Printed in China

January 17, 2014

Over the years we have become increasingly frustrated as more and more children's books are sent to China for printing. Since China still thinks that government-forced abortion and sterilization are okay and Catholic priests and bishops are still vanishing, we have had access to a very limited selection of children's titles. Fortunately, Magnificat Magazine has […]

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These Aren't New Year Resolutions

December 31, 2013
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I can't remember ever making New Year's resolutions. I see the rationale - the end of the year is a great mental time to start anew. This year with the major changes at Aquinas and More and an upcoming move to a new town for our family, I've been making changes throughout the year to […]

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Win a Christmas Rosary

December 20, 2013

We're giving away this gorgeous Christmas Rosary today. To enter, just fill out the form and like our store on Facebook.

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Have You Seen the Adorable Saints in Training?

November 5, 2013

We've been receiving great entries for our Saints-in-Training contest. Here are a few: Saint Anthony and the fish: St. Rose of Lima If your parish had an All Saints Day party,be sure to submit pictures of your adorable saints-in-training. You could win an engraved sterling medal from Aquinas and More. Just enter our Facebook contest and our […]

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It's Our Eleventh Anniversary! Save 20%

October 1, 2013

Eleven years ago, on the Feast of St. Therese, we officially opened the doors of our store. I had been programming pretty much non-stop for several months over the summer to make sure that the website was functional. During those first few months we had a printer on the desk that printed orders as they […]

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Another Interview, Another Controversy

October 1, 2013

UPDATE: Some more perspectives on what the pope said: From Jimmy Akin From Father Z And a revised translation in the works. Creative Minority Report Sr. Flannigan Egregious Twaddle Fr. Longenecker Pope Francis has done another interview, this time with an atheist at an Italian newspaper. While the controversy over the last interview can in large […]

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