Category Archives: REVIEWS

A couple of good books

Better than any other approach a free market helps to raise large groups of people out of poverty and promotes happiness through earned rewards.
During the recent Acton University I think an overarching theme of the talks and presentations was that those who believe … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Manual of Minor Exorcisms – For the use of Priests (Catholic Truth Society)

I recently received from the UK-based Catholic Truth Society, a copy of their Manual of Minor Exorcisms – For the use of Priests.
And excellent.. excellent… gift for a priest or a transitional deacon about to be ordained (less so for … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Defending the Free Market: The Moral Case for a Free Economy by Fr. Robert Sirico (Acton Institute)

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My friend Fr. Robert Sirico of Acton Institute has produced a new book entitled Defending the Free Market: The Moral Case for a Free Economy.
Hardback HERE, Kindle HERE. (UK HERE).  PS: I received a review … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Lorraine Wallace’s new cookbook “Mr. Sunday’s Saturday Night Chicken”

I received my copies of Lorraine Wallace’s new cookbook Mr. Sunday’s Saturday Night Chicken.  I wrote about it here.  I had ordered a couple copies for myself as a gift to my father, to whom I gave an autographed copy of the … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Michael Coren – HERESY

A while back I posted about a book by Michael Coren called Why Catholics Are Right, [Kindle HERE] an apologetics tool that provide readers with answers and responses to some questions and controversies which we hear in the news and conversations (e.g., anti-Catholic … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Indivisible: Restoring Faith, Family And Freedom Before It’s Too Late

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We are in a world-wide crisis that encompasses every sphere of our lives.  There is an economic, moral, religious and intellectual decline that threatens to bring down our respective countries.  We are deep within a … Continue reading

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REVIEW: October Baby (Fr. Z says you should see it)

I understand that the movie October Baby may expand into more theaters this weekend.
I managed to see the movie recently and I recommend it highly. I won’t say much about it so that you may have the pleasure. … Continue reading

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Artist Daniel Mitsui’s VERY COOL new art, including a “Four Last Things”. (Fr. Z rants a little.)

The artist Daniel Mitsui, in his newsletter, indicates that he has new art, including a representation of the Glorious Mysteries (a nice gift to a priest after Easter) and – this really caught my eye – the Four Last Things!

I … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Courageous

I just watched the movie Courageous, about some men who decide they will make a special commitment to be better men and good fathers.
The context is Georgia and the milieu is decidedly Baptist, though one of the main characters is … Continue reading

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REVIEW: CTS DAILY MISSAL – People’s Edition

The nice people at Catholic Truth Society in England sent me their new People’s Edition of the Roman Missal for DAILY use.  The have a Sunday Edition which I wrote about  HERE.
Buy here: USA link and UK link.  Remember, this volume is … Continue reading

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