The Grand Finale (and even more giving away)

by | Sep 27, 2014 | Catholic Mom Book Review, Giveaway | 77 comments

Okay. Are you guys tired of this yet? I hope not. Because I’m still giving stuff away!

To recap, here are the giveaways still ongoing . . .

The Sacro Handmade Glass and Wooden Cross Giveaway at:
The St. Joseph Cappella Liturgical Year Latin Motets Giveaway 

The St. Mary’s Messenger Magazine Giveaway at:
The Whole Family Goods giveaway at:
And the last one is generously offered by my publisher, Ignatius Press!
The winner will receive a fabulous prize package featuring . . . 
Catholic Literary Giants by Joseph Pearce
A Little Book About Confession for Children by Kendra Tierney (hey, that’s me)
Mother Teresa a DVD featuring Olivia Hussey
The Accidental Marriage by Roger B. Thomas
To win, click over to the Ignatius Press website and then come back and leave a comment telling me the Ignatius book or DVD you’d most like to own.

I’m also still out of town. Have you been following along as we play our little Instagram game? You can find me at @kendra_tierney or #whereislulu !

All the giveaways end on October 1st. Don’t miss out!

Today we are off to the beatification ceremony of Bishop Don Alvaro del Portillo here in Madrid. It´s so exciting to be a part of this experience with so many people from all over the world!

And have a very happy Feast of the Archangels on September 29th, better known as Michaelmas.

If you’d like a little peek at our traditional family celebration (which is going to be late this year) check out this post from last year:



  1. Mary @ Better Than Eden

    Oh, so many. But I've been drawn to The Way of Humility by Pope Francis. I bet it's amazing. Thanks, Kendra! Have a wonderful time in SPAIN!!

  2. Monica

    This giveaway looks amazing. The book on St. Ignatius Press that caught my attention is "Witnesses to Mystery" by Grzegorz Gorny

  3. Melissa

    I would love the Ignatius Catholic Study Bible! But also, the prize pack 🙂

  4. Tacy

    The Catholic Literary Giants book looks good.I own your book!

  5. Natalie Votipka

    I'd like to read Non-Negotiable: Essential Principles of a Just Society and Humane Culture… and so many others!

  6. Anna

    Catholic Literary Giants is excellent. I would love to own it. And your book too, which I haven't read but am sure is also great.

    I am totally taking your devil pinata idea. Candy is cheap this time of year.

  7. Sasha

    In addition to the gift pack, I'd love to read The Way of Humility by Pope Francis. Actually I'm just going to get it now…enjoy the rest of your travels!

  8. Gina

    That's like asking which piece of brownie or which one of those baby chicks is the cutest or or… anyway there are way too many Ignatius press books I want. I was eying the Accidental Marriage in their last catalog though.

  9. Maria

    I'd like to read Something Other Than God by Jennifer Fulwiler.

  10. Bethany

    Practically speaking, I am interested in your book, "A Little Book about Confession for Children," as well as "Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum" because we need to prepare our son for his first Confession and I'm in need of some homeschooling inspiration.

  11. Lizzie

    Definitely Pearce's book. He taught at my uni. In first year. And your book! I have a first communicant this year.

  12. Amanda

    The leaves are falling or some other fiction. I've almost lost hope in Christian fiction but Ignatious puts out great stuff

  13. Celia

    I would probably pick Jennifer Fulwiler's book. I've been wanting to read it, but haven't gotten around to it yet. Sometime soon!

    Enjoy the rest of your time in Spain! I love that country.

  14. Monique LeBlanc

    Hi Again,
    It was really hard to pick just one book on Ignatius press that I would like to own. But I am going to say "Boy will be Boys" Mostly because I think I could use it as right now my two sons are down stairs in a big fight with their sisters and I am ignoring it and reading your blog. So I think I could use a book on parenting boys!

  15. Claire Rebecca

    I'd like to read Non-Negotiable: Essential Principles of a Just Society and Humane Culture, because who doesn't like anything that could relate to law and/or public policy? 🙂 Have fun at the beatification!

  16. catlanz

    What a great giveaway!! I'd be interested in reading the book: How to Share your Faith with Anyone.

  17. Sandra

    Oh I'd love to read The Accidental Marriage and Catholic Literary Giants! Thanks Kendra!

  18. Jill VT

    I would like to read How to Share Your Faith with Everyone….and target my husband! 😉

  19. Kelsey

    I've been hearing many good things about, "Something Other Than God."

  20. Katrina

    I would like to read "Something Other than God", but would be ecstatic to have any book from Ignatius.

  21. Chris and Rachel

    Ignatius Catholic Study Bible 🙂 my hubs has a monopoly on our awesome NJ bible and all that's left for me is our catholic student edition, lol

  22. Lina

    have recently read both Fulwiler and Thomas's books (loved) but have been eyeing TObit's Dog for a while. would love to read it!

    And would love a copy of the Confession book for my little guy making his first in march!

  23. Bethany Ann

    I would really like to read A Holy Life: The Writings of St. Bernadette.

  24. Tori

    Your book! I got one for my nephew earlier this year, but I would like to have one for my kids when they reach their first confession.

  25. Amanda

    So amazing! Thank you for all the giveaway opportunities! So many lovely items!

  26. Kaitlin @ More Like Mary

    Well this is impossible. Way too much good stuff on there. But if I had to choose, I would get Praying with Saint Paul. I've really been drawn to him lately. What an awesome saint (and name for my son!) Thanks for all these fun giveaways!

  27. doriann

    I would really like the St Anthony movie ( my son's confirmation saint)

  28. Rebecca

    Oh Kendra, this is an amazing giveaway! It's so hard to choose, but I'd like to see the new DVD on Saint Augustine's life, "The Restless Heart". Thanks for your week of giveaways!

  29. Laurel

    I would like to read Jen Fulweiler's book. Enjoy the rest of your trip!

  30. Amy @ Motherhood and Miscellany

    There are so many I would love, but I'm most interested in Cooking with the Saints and/or Continual Feast. Also, because of my own conversion from atheism, I want to get "Not God's Type."

  31. Jen C

    I would love anything from Ignatius…but the Mother Teresa DVD looks wonderful!

  32. Ann-Marie Ulczynski

    I've heard so many good things about the Ignatius Catholic Study Bible. I hope you are having a wonderful time in Spain. What fun!

  33. Laurie Couture

    Life for Life (about St Maximilian Kolbe) looks neat… We named our first son Max after him, but this lookds like a great version of his story.

  34. annemcd

    What a fun week to be following you– hope you've had a great trip!

  35. Amanda Nelson

    It's a tie between Catholic Literary Giants and St.John Paul II the Great:His five loves!

  36. AmyJ

    How to choose from Ignatius Press? I've had my eye on Something Other Than God for awhile, I guess I'll go with that. 🙂

  37. Casey & Brynn

    I actually have your book and the First Communion Book in my Amazon "to buy" list…so those would be my first choice.

  38. Yesterday Night

    Besides the prize pack, I would like to read Something Other Than God. Thanks for the giveaway.

  39. kscarletto

    I have been wanting to read Fr. Apostoli's book on Fatima. Thanks for having a birthday. 🙂

  40. Anonymous

    There's way too many interesting looking books. But I'd love to read Something Other Than God. (Plus all the books in the giveaway!)
    ~Ruth Anne

  41. Kristi

    It is so hard to decide, these all look awesome, but I have had your confession book on the wishlist for a while. 🙂 The Catholic Literary Giants book looks interesting, I hadn't heard of it!

  42. Ali

    This is a ridiculously great give away!
    The Ignatius Press book I would most like to own (& hopefully will be under the tree this Christmas) is the Ignatius Catholic Study Bible in Hardback.
    But the very first book I looked on their web page looks fascinating too…Not God's Type. The conversion story of a former atheist.

  43. Elizabeth

    I think I would have to go with the Catholicism series, since I started it and would love to see the rest, but that sure is a hard choice, all their stuff is so good.

  44. Kate

    I'd like The Ignatius Catholic Study Bible!

  45. Alicia Copley

    There's several interesting ones, but I think I'm most interested in Something Other than God and the 24 Christmas Stories books for kids.

  46. Tara Darnell

    I would looove some of the Saints DVDs (Bernadette, Faustina, The Miracle of St. Therese). We have a Kateri DVD for our little Kateri and it's such high quality!

  47. Anonymous

    The Diary of St. Faustina of the Saint DVDs

  48. Unknown

    Probably your book or Jason Evert's on JPII (heard an interview with him and it sounds really good!).

  49. Greta

    I keep hearing great things about "Something Other Than God." I think that may be next on my reading list.

  50. Laura F

    Changed my mind… the St. Joseph book! A Call to Fatherly Greatness. That would be a great one for my husband, who I think really needs St. Joseph interceding for him right now.

  51. Lara Murphy

    Being a convert myself, Classic Catholic Converts by Fr. Charles P. Connor, looks like a very interesting read!

  52. Anonymous

    So many! But "Something Other Than God" is at the top of my list.

  53. Emily Barnes

    Oh! I've been wanting to read the Diary of St. Faustina. So I would choose that!

  54. Anonymous

    Oh so many choices!! First for non fiction would be "7 Big Myths About Marriage"–something I wish I had when I started this vocation. Historically based fiction would be "Danger To The State" and "A Soldier Surrenders"–just because I like learning about the history of the church via a good story. Finally, for straight up fiction "Do No Harm" because I want to see how others view these concerning legislations coming at us!!! OH How I Hate To Have To Choose Just One Book (probably why I rarely go to book stores anymore–just the library!) Thanks for this awesome chance and for a great, encouraging blog!

  55. Laura

    I'd really love to build my library of Catholic children's books. I'm swooning over that whole section of their store!

  56. Rose

    Ha ha! Actually, your Confession book is in my cart right now! Great giveaways- thank you.

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