Category Archives: REVIEWS

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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FILM REVIEW: The War of the Vendée

“They have killed our temporal king. Now they want to kill heavenly king. Who is worth fighting for, and even dying for, if not Him?”
That is a line from the soon-to-be released film by Navis Pictures called The … Continue reading

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