Christian Dating in a Godless World

Fr. Thomas G. Morrow‘s Christian Dating in a Godless World counters the typical dating patterns of couples and the dating scene of the 21st century with godly, realistic advice on how to conduct successful relationships with dignity and self-respect. Want to know what love is and what it isn’t? What the unique roles of men and women in Christian dating are? How to end bad relationships quickly? Where to go to strengthen your chances of finding a good Catholic?  Doug Keck’s interview with Fr. Morrow on EWTN Bookmark has all these answers, and more.

The Woman: The Mystery of Mary as Mediatrix in the Teaching of Fulton J. Sheen

Dr. Peter Howard is the founder of Heroic Families, a family-to-family ministry, and is also the founder and president of the Fulton Sheen Society. He joins Doug Keck on EWTN Bookmark to talk about Fulton Sheen’s keen Biblical insights into Our Lady’s unique relationship to Our Lord, her participation, as Scripture tells us, in the redemption of the world, and the vital role she plays in the mystery of salvation as Mediatrix.

The School of the Family: A Renaissance of Catholic Formation

Chantal R. Howard, co-founder of Heroic Families, a family-to-family ministry, shares timely wisdom about her life as a homeschooled young woman, her choice to homeschool her own children, and how the busy family life of every household can be filled with grace.  Included in The School of the Family are tips and stories about struggling to, and achieving, holiness within the home, and in growing in spirituality as husband and wife, and as a family.

Graceful Living: Meditations to Help You Grow Closer to God Each Day

Johnnette Benkovic has a new book to talk about with Doug Keck on EWTN Bookmark. Graceful Living is a calendar book for the liturgical year, with passages from Scripture, the writings of holy men and women, and brief biographies of saints. Johnnette has included questions for reflections after each reading, to help the reader deeper his or her own daily walk with God.  She suggests that we use Graceful Living in our own time of prayer, say a prayer to the Holy Spirit before beginning, and know that God hears you with a ready and loving ear.

O My Jesus: The Meaning of the Fatima Prayer

Stephen Bullivant and Luke Arredondo have co-authored a brief but intense reflection on the familiar Fatima prayer:  “O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of hell, and lead all souls to heaven, especially those in most need of thy mercy.” Bullivant and Arredondo‘s book encompasses the great themes of Christianity: sin, forgiveness, mercy, heaven, and hell. In this interview with Doug Keck on EWTN Bookmark,  Arredondo adds that O My Jesus also touches on the very important aspects of our personal relationship with Jesus, and the hope that all souls may one day be saved.

The Concise History of the Crusades, Third Student Edition

Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis University professor of history and director of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, discusses the relationship between the Crusades and the Middle East, and those whom militant Islamists often refer to as “crusaders.” Madden brings his decades of scholarship and instruction to one of the most misunderstood events in Western history, making for an absorbing and enlightening interview with Doug Keck on EWTN.

Back to the Family: Proven Advice on Building a Stronger, Healthier, Happier Family

Dr. Ray Guarendi, popular EWTN radio and television host, asked 50 families throughout the U.S., rated ‘best all-around’ by their teachers, colleagues, and community leaders, why they were so good, and what made them that way.  Dr. Ray’s book, showcased on EWTN Bookmark, presents the voices of real people, dealing with real family problems; their responses, Doug Keck comments, may surprise you. You’ll also hear from the children in Back to the Family – and from their point of view, what worked and what didn’t work.