Matt C. Abbott
Catholic-themed children's books
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By Matt C. Abbott
November 19, 2008

And now for a brief break from the not-so-nice news of the day....

I always appreciate receiving complimentary e-mails from readers, so I was quite pleased when award-winning author Josephine Nobisso and art director Maria Nicotra of GingerbreadBooks.com sent me an e-mail saying:

"Every time a friend forwards one of your commentaries to us, we end up cheering in this office. We'd like to send you two Catholic children's books as a gift from us, and a very small token of thanks for the work you do for Heaven."

I'm no expert in the realm of children's books — I've never married and thus have no children — but Mrs. Nobisso's books might be entertaining, and certainly wholesome, for children of Catholic parents. And, in addition to the impressive illustrations by Katalin Szegedi, Mrs. Nobisso provides catechetical explanations for her stories.

The following are images of three pages (including the cover) of The Weight of a Mass: A Tale of Faith.




For more information about Josephine Nobisso's books, visit www.GingerbreadBooks.com.

Also, I would be happy to forward to Mrs. Nobisso any serious inquiries regarding her books.

© Matt C. Abbott

 

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Matt C. Abbott

Matt C. Abbott is a Catholic commentator with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication, media and theatre from Northeastern Illinois University. He also has an Associate in Applied Science degree in business management from Triton College. Abbott has been interviewed on HLN, MSNBC, Bill Martinez Live, WOSU Radio in Ohio, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's 2019 ‘Unsolved’ podcast about the unsolved murder of Father Alfred Kunz, Alex Shuman's 'Smoke Screen: Fake Priest' podcast, WLS-TV (ABC) in Chicago, WMTV (NBC) and WISC-TV (CBS) in Madison, Wisconsin. He’s been quoted in The New York Times, the Chicago Tribune and other media outlets. He’s mentioned in the 2020 Report on the Holy See's Institutional Knowledge and Decision-Making Related to Former Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick (1930 to 2017), which can be found on the Vatican's website. He can be reached at mattcabbott@gmail.com.

(Note: I welcome and appreciate thoughtful feedback. Insults will be ignored. Only in very select cases will I honor a request to have a telephone conversation about a topic in my column. Email is much preferred. God bless you and please keep me in your prayers!)

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