Saturday, August 23, 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:  Introduce yourself. Some of us have been participating for a long time; others are relative newcomers. Take a minute and briefly tell us about yourself and your blog.

Hi, I blog under the name RAnn though it wouldn't take much detective work on your part to learn my real name.  I'm a resident of the New Orleans area, and mom to three kids.  My 22  year old son is autistic and just started his first real job.  Please say a prayer that it works out.  My 19 year old daughter is starting her sophomore year at Northwestern State University of Louisiana (fork 'em Demons!).  She is a history major and part of the Louisiana Scholars College.  My youngest is ten, and a fifth grader at our parish school.  She is an altar server and a Girl Scout.  I work full time as a paralegal and the attorneys I work for do auto insurance defense and criminal defense.  In my spare time I like to read and write and this blog is primarily a book blog.  

This week I did Seven Quick Takes.  I reviewed a Christian romance about a war widow and her husband's twin. I also reviewed an inspiring memoir about a man who was convicted of killing his wife--and later found to be innocent.  

5 comments:

  1. Thanks for hosting, RAnn! I'm a Jewish convert to Catholicism. This blog covers a variety of topics.
    I lived in Brooklyn for almost sixty years, but I moved to Long Island last August.
    I'm one of the oldest writers on fanfiction.net, but not the oldest.
    I had a few things published in magazines, but that was a long time ago. I actually prefer the freedom of writing fanfics and publishing them online.
    I have several collections, both online and offline, but right now
    I'm concentrating on my Rosary Art Collection (online) and my
    Decorative Magnet Collection (offline)
    I love to read.

    This week, I have just three posts:
    The latest addition to my Rosary Art Collection
    Some sad news about the Pope's family
    and, of course, my book list.

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  2. Rann, thanks for hosting this meme!

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  3. Hi RAnn!
    Maybe one day I'll get in on the Catholic Carnival link ups which looks like great fun! Thanks for hosting! I love your blog here filled with great book and reviews! I'm so busy reading links on the computer or blogs, it seems I run out of time to read a great book OR I'm busy watching my kiddos! :) Hope you are having a great weekend!

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  4. I'm a lifelong Roman Catholic and (about as important) Beatles fan who has lived in NJ for my adult life, after growing up in Western New York State and spending a couple of years in Southern Ohio. I have an undergraduate degree in business and masters degrees in software engineering and theology. I worked for AT&T for ten years but am now caring for the home, my husband of twenty years and our four children.

    I like the music of the 60's, the movies of the 40's, Mark Twain stories and C. S. Lewis' non-fiction.

    I blog as a journal of my experiences because typing is faster than handwriting and more legible.

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  5. Hi RAnn, thank you yet again. As for me,I am a wife of 51 years, a mother of two beautiful daughters, a Sinai nurse (NYC - 1962), a photographer (of sorts- photo-jo.smugmug.com) a writer (poet in awe of God). Prayer and daily Mass feed me. Lioness ( lionessblog.com ) is my way of evangelizing, a persistent shout out for God.

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