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Breaking and Entering – the Closed Shop of Secular Publishing and Some Catholic Alternatives


By Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh It’s interesting the reaction I get when I tell people I’ve written a book.  Most people are impressed.  Not a lot of people write books.  But then when I tell them I’m in the process of writing three more, they truly are astonished.  They’re amazed that I make the time to do this kind of thing in today’s busy world.  They know I work and that I’m a... Read More →


“I Write for the Young Souls God Loves” – An Interview with Catholic Novelist Nancy Carabio Belanger


“I Write for the Young Souls God Loves” – An Interview with Catholic Novelist Nancy Carabio Belanger             Most Recent Book: The Gate   Education: B.A. English Secondary Education, minor in Journalism from Michigan State University.   Current Employment: author and publisher at Harvey House Publishing   Profile: I hope people see me as a good wife and mother who loves God and her family. Also, as a writer they can trust with their children, a writer who... Read More →


Re-imagining the Papacy – a 360-degree View of Francis’s First 365 Days


By Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh Pope Francis has now been the leader of the Catholic Church for one year. After one year, we now see that the person in charge of our Church is like none before him. Don’t get me wrong, we’ve had some amazing popes. But we now know after one year that Pope Francis is his own brand of pope. He likes to stir things up.  “I want to see the... Read More →


What is Catholic Fiction? by Jeanne Hammond


Some visions of life comfort us and some disturb us.  The greatest works of Catholic literature seem to do both. I think that’s because the Christian narrative is always about the Pascal mystery, the contrast between God’s love and human sinfulness. Catholic literary works as diverse as Flannery O’Connor’s short story “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” and Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy keep us clinging to what we believe is... Read More →


What is Catholic Fiction? by Tuscany Press


What is Catholic Fiction? By Peter Mongeau, Publisher, Tuscany Press, LLC Download What is Catholic Fiction?, share with friends or read below. What is Catholic fiction? What makes a story a Catholic story as opposed to a story with a moral theme? Catholic fiction is defined by the Catholic imagination and a Catholic perspective. We begin with the fundamentals of good fiction. First, good fiction must be well-written.  All writers or would-be published authors must... Read More →


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