Saturday, March 15, 2014

Sunday Snippets--A Catholic Carnival


Hello, and welcome to Sunday Snippets--A Catholic Carnival. We are a group of Catholic bloggers who gather weekly to share our best posts with each other. To participate, go to your blog and create a post titled Sunday Snippets--A Catholic Carnival. In it, discuss and link to your posts for the week--whether they deal with theology, Catholic living or cute Catholic kids. I'm mostly a book blogger so my posts are generally book reviews, some Catholic, some not. Make sure that post links back here. Once you publish it, come back here and leave a link below.

We also have a yahoogroup; signing up for it will get you one weekly reminder to post. Click here to sign up.

Question of the Week:  Do you have any suggested resources for those trying to kickstart these last weeks of Lent?  

My Answer:  I've really been enjoying Fr. Robert Barron's daily emails.  You can subscribe here.

This week I published a Monday Memes post where I previewed books I'm reading or have received in the mail.  I wrote about something I reflected on while in the adoration chapel this week.  FYI, I have floaters in one eye which appeared about two weeks ago and I had a couple of instances of seeing light flashes.  They are checking me for retinal detachment but so far, so good, no problem and the floaters are a harmless nuisance that a common in near-sighted people as they age.   I reviewed Come Home to Me, which is a general market romance and Blossom Street Brides, which while a general market romance, is squeaky clean. 

Don't forget, I'm giving away a copy of All You Can Dream Buffet.



7 comments:

  1. Thank you very much for making this Catholic Carnival available.

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  2. Thanks for hosting, RAnn! This week I have a childhood memory (my Throwback Thursday re-post), a post about ethnically exclusive clubs, a post about hamantashen, this week's fan fiction, and, of course, my book list.
    I'm keeping your family in my prayers.

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  3. Praying for you and your eye problem, RAnn.

    This week I am reposting a super popular post: 10 Meatless Meals for Lent mainly because a lot of people have shared their own ideas over the last couple of years that I wanted to highlight.

    Question of the week: I enjoy reading the meditations offered in The Word Among Us.

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  4. Last weeks of Lent?! So soon?

    The Imitation of Christ used to be a regular Lenten devotion for me. As mortification is a major part of the author's programme, I recommend reading from it.

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  5. RAnn, thanks for hosting! I posted some links to resources that I am using for Lent.

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  6. I've already blogged a bit about my approach to Lent and Lenten resources (http://bit.ly/1fNgzJy) (http://bit.ly/1hTFAA2), so I don't have a lot more to offer this week. I do think it is a worthy question, though: How are we keeping Lent? How open am I to the movement of the Holy Spirit during these thin times? What's new today...that I might be able to see with new eyes?

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  7. Saw your post about the emails from Fr. Barron...truly it was an honor to see him speak and meet him at the conference this weekend!

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