7 Quick Takes Friday – FQP New Book And Other Quick Takes

7_quick_takes_sm1Please join me and other Catholic bloggers for 7 Quick Takes Friday, this week at Team Whittaker (as Jen is on break!)

1. The Lion’s Heart Now Available on Kindle
The Lion’s Heart by Dena Hunt is now available on Kindle. FQP is releasing the print edition later this month. Check out the new novel website at this link here.Front Cover Final revisedsm

2. Two of My Favorite Authors on Ave Maria Radio
Hey, check out this episode of “Meet the Author” on Ave Maria Radio recently with Dena Hunt and Jason Evert. Check out it out here.together

3. Prayer Intentions
First, please join me in praying for the repose of the soul of Fr. Kenneth Walker, a young priest who was murdered a few days ago in Arizona and Fr. Joseph Terra, who was also injured in the attack, but will likely survive. More information here at this Patheos post.

Please also continue to pray for Meriam Ibrahim (who has been sentenced to death for being a Christian and is currently held in prison in Sudan along with her toddler son and newborn daughter). and for the 300 Nigerian schoolgirls who were abducted and are still missing.

Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help, or sought thine intercession was left unaided. Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto thee, O Virgin of virgins, my mother; to thee do I come, before thee I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in thy mercy hear and answer me.

4. Catholic Writers Conference Live
If you are a writer and are interested in learning more about writing, networking AND your Catholic faith, the 2014 Catholic Writers Conference Live (held in conjunction with the Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show) will be held just outside of Chicago July 30th to August 1st. For more information, check out this press release here and the Conference website here.

5. Father’s Day
Happy Father’s Day to my husband! Check out this previous Father’s Day post from two years ago!

6. St. Anthony Feast Day
Happy Feast of St. Anthony, patron saint of lost things!

7. Man Up Cartoon

image copyright James and Ellen Hrkach (all rights reserved, do not use without permission)

image copyright James and Ellen Hrkach (all rights reserved, do not use without permission)

Copyright 2014 Ellen Gable Hrkach

One thought on “7 Quick Takes Friday – FQP New Book And Other Quick Takes

  1. As always, Ellen, I LOVE your husband’s cartoon. I don’t think Bill would ever hold my pocketbook while I tried something on. But he’ll wait patiently until I find something I feel I look decent in and show him. Saint Anthony. My mother and I pray to him all the time. Okay, so we are always searching for something. ~Victoria Marie Lees

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