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A Defense of Catholic Commercial Fiction by Maggie Zapp

I have the good fortune to be surrounded by educated people. People who love reading literature that is so heavy I shiver at the thought of slogging through it.  Don’t get me wrong, I did my fair share of heavy reading … Continue reading

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For The Good of the Group – Books

What World Is This  as reviewed by Kassie Ritman May 2014 for Catholic Writer’s Guild    **** (4 stars) When  What World Is This was initially released I purchased it as an ebook the first day.  I found that I … Continue reading

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Grace in the Wilderness: Reflections on God’s Sustaining Word along Life’s Journey, by Brother Francis de Sales Wagner, O.S.B.

Brother Francis de Sales offers his readers a source of joy, leading them into the desert where they feast on the reality of God. The Liturgical New Year will soon dawn, a time for new beginnings, not only with reflections … Continue reading

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Catholic Writers Conference Live! A Two-fer Blog for conference goers (and stay-at-homers)

Are you headed for this year’s Catholic Writers Conference Live? If you are, check out my blog from last year regarding conference etiquette. It was good advice then, and I can’t think of a thing to improve on it. Just … Continue reading

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Religion and Politics – A Polite Conversation

You know the old saw about not bringing up religion and politics in polite company? Well, I’m going to bring up both, as we have just entered the second annual Fortnight for Freedom. The U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops … Continue reading

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Poet’s Reign on Sunday

 August celebrates many saints and feast days including the Queenship of Mary and the “forgottten” Saint Bartholomew.  The feast, though that overshasdows them all is the Transfiguration.  If you gave it some thought, where are the “marks” in your life … Continue reading

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Intellectual Pursuits

Everyone has a self preservation instinct.  The idea of care of self is not a hard thing to figure out; don’t drink, don’t do drugs, don’t put yourself into dangerous situations, stay out of harm’s way.  What about the rest … Continue reading

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Poetry Sunday

Welcome to CWG’s  very first Poetry Sunday We must not forget the role and   responsibility of Art  as a vital part of that dynamic as well as the Artist as its’ purveyor. That is, very simply, you and me. Our … Continue reading

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Why?

So you call yourself a “Blogger”.  Why is that?  Why are you doing this?  I have heard people say: “It’s fun”, “It’s an amusement”, “It’s a getaway for me”, “Blogging is an outlet for my writing”………and so on. As Catholic … Continue reading

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