Author Archives: NancyWard

How I use blogging to prepare for media interviews

Last week Dave Palmer interviewed me for the Guadalupe Radio Network of 30 markets on How to Give Your Testimony During the Holidays. We had a lot of fun with the interview, and it was well received. Here is a … Continue reading

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An author’s take on The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion

It was such fun to meet many of the CWG co-authors of The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion at the book launch in July at CWCL during the Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show. What a thrill to be one of the authors … Continue reading

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CWG Social Media Committees rule!!

by Nancy Ward, Coordinator of Committees We have lots of activity and fun is going on in the social media committees, under Karina’s leadership, including big changes on our Facebook page. The work of these dedicated committee members keeps CWG … Continue reading

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What is your Galilee moment?

Pope Francis spoke about how Jesus told his disciples after his Resurrection to return to Galilee where they had first given their lives to him. “To return to Galilee means above all to return to that blazing light with which … Continue reading

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Committees: October possibility and promise

  “October had tremendous possibility. The summer’s oppressive heat was a distant memory, and the golden leaves promised a world full of beautiful adventures. They made me believe in miracles.” ― Sarah Guillory, Reclaimed   And so October has possibility … Continue reading

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Learning to Love with the Saints

In the secular world, Jean Heimann could write a book, “The Three Romances of Jean Heimann,” since she tells her story from the perspective of three main romantic interests in her life. No, Learning to Love with the Saints: a … Continue reading

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Network and serve this Fall in CWG Committees

by Nancy Ward, Coordinator of Committees The CALAs have been awarded and the big live conference is over but not the memories. Our new website was launched. The talks and workshops gave us new inspiration for our writing projects. The … Continue reading

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Gary Zimak talks about Find a Real Friend in Jesus

While interviewing Gary Zimak about his new book, Find a Real Friend in Jesus: Ten Amazingly Easy Steps, I found a fascinating backstory of how a conversion experience propelled him into a career as a full-time Catholic evangelist. Nancy: How … Continue reading

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Momentum from CWCLive

As I happily recover from all the excitement of the Catholic Writers Conference Live, I think about those three days and all the hard work that the committees put in to make it such a glorious time for everyone who … Continue reading

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Transform your marriage with ‘Intimate Graces’

Do you know that practicing the corporal and spiritual works of mercy can transform your marriage? This premise of the Catholic Press Association’s first place Family Life winner Intimate Graces holds fast in delightful and touching stories with realistic solutions. … Continue reading

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