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Rejoice! Gospel Meditations, by Louis Evely

Lent invites us to refresh our souls, to refocus our lives, to set things right. Rejoice! by Louis Evely, has a way of growing us out of our comfort zones into the light. It challenges us to lift our crosses … Continue reading

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The CWG Book Blast: Cathy Gilmore and Carol Benoist’s “Easter Bunny’s Amazing Day”

This month, the Catholic Writers’ Guild is touring Guildie Cathy Gilmore’s book with Carol Benoist (a Sister duo), “Easter Bunny’s Amazing Day.” It has an imprimatur. Easter’s iconic bunny becomes a beloved disciple of Jesus in this beautifully illustrated hardcover … Continue reading

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A Bend in the Road: A Year’s Journey through Breast Cancer, by Karen Kelly Boyce

The author reminds us that we all share a terminal condition: life. Sooner or later it will end. A diagnosis of cancer suggests a sooner rather than a later demise. If not fatal, cancer certainly raises the specter of a … Continue reading

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Joy: Meditations on the Joyful Heritage of Christianity, by Louis Evely

  “We can understand Lent…we devote ourselves to penance, compassion and mortification, but how lax we are during the days that follow our sorrow. We do not even know how to rejoice…The day is coming when the Spirit of Truth … Continue reading

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A Holy Spirit Sandwich

“To each individual the manifestation of the Spirit is given for some benefit,” promises St. Paul in 1 Corinthians 12:7. I was born with the natural gift of writing. The Holy Spirit magnified my writing talent into a charism he … Continue reading

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Wrapped Up: God’s Ten Gifts for Women

Author Teresa Tomeo is a familiar syndicated talk-show host that I hear almost daily on my local Catholic radio station. I enjoyed and reviewed her bestseller, “Extreme Makeover.”  Wrapped Up Co-author Cheryl Dickow is new to me but I find … Continue reading

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May Blog Round-Up

Welcome to the Guild’s May Blog Round-Up. Please visit these posts to get to know your fellow Guild members. Melanie Rigney asks a thought-provoking question about the way of holiness…who’s way is the best….which way is yours? Margaret Realy writes … Continue reading

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