Catholic Bookmarks gives Catholic sensibility of books and their authors. Host Frank Morock, interviews authors from various genres and provides the Catholic Book Publishers' Association weekly top ten bestsellers.
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Catholic Bookmarks is currently out of production and new shows are not available at this time. The producer would like to thank all those who listened to the programs over the past five years and the authors and publishers who gave their time for interviews. A Web site which will feature Catholic books and authors is currently under construction. You are invited to "bookmark" this site for future reference.
|#1001 (December 27, 2009)|
Msgr. Paul Vaghi, author of "The Sacraments We Celebrate: A Catholic Guide to the Seven Mysteries of Faith;" book winners from Chicago, Austin, Stockbridge, GA, Port, Florida and East Point, GA. Cheri Lomonte, author of "Stories from Mary's Touch."
|#952 (December 20, 2009)|
Authors Madeline Scherb ("A Taste of Heaven: a Guide to Food and Drink Made by Monks and Nuns") and Amy Welborn ("Mary and the Christian Life: Scriptural Reflections on the First Disciple").
|#951 (December 13, 2009)|
Fr. Michael Najim, discusses his book "Radical Surrender" which is collection of letters to seminarians to help them understand the nature of priesthood and the call to holiness. Author Jim Lefebvre ("Loyal Sons") discusses his book about the legendary "four horsemen" of Notre Dame’s 1924 championship football team.
|#950 (December 6, 2009)|
Author and professor of religious studies Edward Sri ("The Dawn of the Messiah") connects the prophesies of the Old Testament to their fulfillment with the birth of the Christ child. Profile of two books on Mary ("Mary and the Christian Life" and "Maria: Pope Benedict XVI and the Mother of God"). Interview with Donna Steichen, editor of “Chosen,” a book that profiles 23 men and women who were 'chosen' by God to enter His Church.
|#949 (November 29, 2009)|
Author of "The Saint and the Sultan" Paul Moses discusses his book that delves into St. Francis' dangerous trip to meet with a Muslim leader during the Fifth Crusade and author Fr. Gary Caster discusses his book "Mary: In her Own Words," about the four instances in the Gospels where we hear Mary speak.
|#948 (November 22, 2009)|
Author Fr. Thomas Richstatter ("The Mass: A Guided Tour") and English novelist Lucy Beckett ("A Postcard from the Volcano").
|#947 (November 15, 2009)|
Authors Heidi Schlumpf ("While We Wait") andProfessor Brennan Hill ("8 Freedom Heroes"); Review of "African Saints, African Stories" by Professor Camille Lewis Brown, marking Black Catholic History Month (November).
|#946 (November 8, 2009)|
Authors Father Dave Pivonka ("Hiking the Camino: 500 Miles with Jesus") and Father Kevin McKenna ("A Concise Guide to Catholic Social Teaching;" Book Giveaway.
|#945 (November 1, 2009)|
Matthew Bunson, editor of “John Paul II’s Book of Saints,” discusses the group of saints canonized by Pope John Paul II. Mark Brumley, president of Ignatius Press, discusses the new book, “Handbook of Catholic Apologetics” by Professor Peter Kreeft and Fr. Roland Tacelli.
|#944 (October 25, 2009)|
Authors Bert Ghezzi ("Voices of the Saints: A 365 Day Journey with our Spiritual Companions") and Beth Knobbe ("Finding My Voice: A Young Woman's Perspective").
|#943 (October 18, 2009)|
Authors Neil Parent, ("A Concise Guide to Adult Faith Formation") and Joan Guntzelman ("Surrendering Our Stress").
|#942 (October 11, 2009)|
Author David Mills ("Discovering Mary: Answers to Questions about the Mother of God") and Marian Frentz, co-editor of ("Recipes for Life").
|#941 (October 4, 2009)|
Authors Matthew Bunson ("Apostle of the Exiled") and Patrick Donovan ("Using the Remote to Channel Jesus").
|#940 (September 27, 2009)|
Authors Mike Aquilina ("Fire of God’s Love: 120 Reflections on the Eucharist") and Catherine Odell ("The Story of Solanus Casey").
|#939 (September 20, 2009)|
Authors Terry Hershey ("The Power of Pause: Becoming More by Doing Less") and John Desjarlais ("The Bleeder").
|#938 (September 13, 2009)|
Authors Mary Carty, "The Perfect Marriage Aptitude Test" and Msgr. Stephen Rossetti, "The Joy of Priesthood."
|#937 (September 6, 2009)|
Father Robert Wild, editor of "Compassionate Fire" and Professor Andrea Bartoli, author of the “The Sant’Egidio Book of Prayer."
|#936 (August 30, 2009)|
Authors Msgr. Stephen Rossetti ("Born of the Eucharist: A Spirituality for Priests") and Fr. Thomas Morrow ("Be Holy: A Catholic’s Guide to the Spiritual Life").
|#935 (August 23, 2009)|
Authors Fr. Albert McBride ("The Story of the Church") and Fr. Thomas Acklin ("The Passion of the Lamb.").
|#934 (August 16, 2009)|
- Interview with Greg Garrett, author of “We Carry Each Other: The Gospel According to U2.” The author looks at the background of the popular rock group, explores the spiritual themes found in their music, and discusses their humanitarian advocacy.
- Listeners who are U2 fans comment on why the group’s music appeals to them.
- Interview with Carl Sommer, author of “We Look for the Kingdom,” which provides insight about the lives of Christians in the first two centuries who were instrumental in building the Church.
|#933 (August 9, 2009)|
- Interview with environmental justice expert Walter Grazer, author of “Catholics Going Green,” which provides individuals, families and parish groups with suggestions on caring for God’s creation.
- Interview with Gina Loehr, author of “Choosing Beauty,” which examines our fashion and appearance oriented culture and points out where true beauty is found.
|#932 (August 2, 2009)|
- Interview with Professor Richard Gaillardetz, author of “A Daring Promise: A Spirituality of Christian Love.” The professor of Catholic Studies at Toledo University, Gaillardetz explains that marriage requires ongoing attention and commitment in today’s culture.
- Part One of an interview with Professor Andrea Bartoli about the book “The Community of Sant’Egidio,” which looks at the origins of the community founded in the 1960’s by a group of Italian high school students.