Monthly Archives: August 2010


St. Augustine’s Feast Day

St. Augustine is one of the most influential doctors of the Catholic Church.  He was born in the Roman province of  Numidia, North Africa in 354. Born of a pagan father and a christian mother, St. Monica,  his early education was that of … Continue reading

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St. Monica’s Memorial Day

Today marks the memorial day (August 27)  of St. Monica the patron saint of difficult marriages.  Most of what is known about this devout and patient saint is from her much-loved son, St. Augustine of Hippo.  In his book “Confessions”, he … Continue reading

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Saint Rose of Lima Feast Day

August 23 rd marks the Feast Day for St. Rose of Lima, patron saint of florists and gardeners.  St. Rose was canonized in 1671 as the first saint from the Americas.  She is the patroness of Latin America and the … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Assumption

August 15th marks the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  This is the day the church recognizes both the passing of Mary and her assumption into heaven.  This is also referred to as the “Dormition of the … Continue reading

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CMN (Catholic Marketing Network) Trade Show Review

We have just returned from the annual CMN (Catholic Marketing Network) trade show, held August 3rd through the 6th in King of Prussia, PA.  CMN has been in existence since 1996 as a way for professionals in the industry to get … Continue reading

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Introducing Facebook Fridays on our Facebook Page

We launched a fun new program on The Catholic Company Facebook page today. We’re calling it Facebook Fridays and what we’re doing is offering giveaways and exclusive discounts to our Facebook fans every Friday. Continue reading

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Catholic Books Best Sellers List July 2010

The July 2010 Catholic Book best sellers list for hard covers provided by the Association of Catholic Publishers. Continue reading

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CNMC MMX Review

This year’s Catholic New Media Celebration was held in Boston, MA. The CNMC has grown over the last three years when attendance was just over 100 to over 170 this year. The Catholic Company is a sponsor. Continue reading

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Catholic Warehouse Sale in Charlotte, NC

The Catholic Company is having a warehouse sale on August 27-28, 2010. Come save 20-90% off on Catholic books and gifts. Continue reading

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First Post from Phone

Hey, just testing this application for this weekend. SQPN.

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