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Author Archives: Jennifer Fitz
I’m sick and tired of watching my friends and family leave the Church! That was the response I received from a Catholic grandma-in-the-pews when I mentioned a little book study I’d be doing. A book that answers the question of, … Continue reading
Hat tip to Kathy Schiffer for a link to this post by Arleen Spenceley, “Being Catholic Isn’t An Excuse for Crap Writing: Lessons from a Journalist”. A couple excerpts that caught my eye: “If you’re gonna write, you’ve got to read. And … Continue reading
Last Friday was my scheduled quarterly slot for writing a message from your Vice President, and for obvious reasons I opted to push out my post until a more suitable time. Happy Easter! I want to open with a bit … Continue reading
The human person is not the author of his own vocation but responds to the divine call. Human weakness should not be afraid if God calls. It is necessary to have confidence in his strength, which acts in our poverty; … Continue reading
When I invited CWG members to submit their Lenten devotionals for our blog-fest hear, Julie Davis raised a tentative hand. She’s the author of Lord, Open My Heart, and when I asked her for more info, Julie wrote back sheepishly: The … Continue reading
Continuing with our collection of Lenten devotionals by CWG members, let’s turn to A Time to Treasure by Connie Clark. For those who haven’t met her, Connie is one of the forces behind the scenes here at the CWG blog, … Continue reading
Next up in our round-up of Lenten devotionals by CWG Members is Sarah Reinhard’s Welcome Risen Jesus: Lent and Easter Reflections for Families from Liguori Publications, 2012. This booklet is a personal favorite of my own — affordable, readable, spot-on … Continue reading
We have about a half-dozen or so CWG authors who have written Lenten devotionals, and over the next few weeks, I’d like to introduce a few of them. First up is Margaret Realy, author of the freshly-released Cultivating God’s Garden … Continue reading
A quick note from Michelle Buckman, who runs the Catholic Arts and Letters Award: If you want to enter your novel (or e-book) published in 2011 or 2012 in the Catholic Arts and Letters Award (CALA), you MUST enter it … Continue reading