Category Archives: Catholic Writing and Publishing

New Year’s Re(soul)utions

JMJ Friends, like millions of other people, I like to tackle certain initiatives at the beginning of each year. I make secular vows like losing weight and exercising more and pious vows like praying a daily Rosary or getting to … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: January 14, 2018

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. 1 Samuel 3:3b-10, 19 Samuel was sleeping in the temple of the LORD where the ark of God was. The … Continue reading

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CWG Book Blast! Dr. Roger and Karen Salstrom’s “95 Questions for Protestants”

This month, the Catholic Writers’ Guild is touring Dr. Roger and Karen Salstrom’s book, “95 Questions for Protestants: Points to Ponder During the 500 Year Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation…and Beyond.” It is a CWG Seal of Approval winner! What … Continue reading

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Why Catholics Should Know about Science

  ‘It looks full of hard words and signs and numbers, not very entertaining or understandable looking, and I wonder whether it will make people wiser or better.’ So wrote a cousin of Josiah Willard Gibbs when she happened onto … Continue reading

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Committees start strong in 2018!

Project: Social Media Purpose: Promote the Guild and its activities in social media. The social media group continued reasonably well. We still had times when volunteers didn’t fill the buffer of posts, and there were days with no social media, … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: January 7, 2018

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Isaiah 60:1-6 Rise up in splendor, Jerusalem! Your light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you. See, … Continue reading

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Greeting the New Year—the Catholic Way

According to Georgetown University , as of October 2017, there are 1.28 billion Catholics in the world. 70.4 million of them are in the United States. The USA has a population of approximately 330,000,000 people. That works out to about … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: December 31, 2017

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. MERRY CHRISTMAS!   Genesis 15:1-6; 21:1-3 The word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying: “Fear not, … Continue reading

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Christmas–A Bad Time for Alcoholics and Addicts? Faith is the answer.

For some, the sights, signs and smells of the holidays bring joy and a warm feeling. But, while others are joyously diving into the season, some of us are dipping into conflict, guilt, and a sense of guilt. —Melody Beattie, … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: December 25, 2017

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. MERRY CHRISTMAS! Matthew 1:18-25 This is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about. When his mother Mary was betrothed … Continue reading

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