Books

Theresa Williams

Give Fairy Tales a Chance

Published on April 17th, 2015 | by Theresa Williams

Fairy tales (especially princesses and Santa Claus) get a lot of crap. From comments such as, “princesses teach girls that the only way to attain happiness is to find a man” or “telling your kids a ... Read More


Columnists

Siobhan

A Couch Is NOT a Promise

Published on April 16th, 2015 | by Siobhan Benitez

Not too long ago, my best friend moved in with her boyfriend. It’s a big deal: this is her third long-term, serious relationship, but the first one she felt confident enough in to say, “Hey, I ... Read More


Women's Issues

Mary Proffit Kimmel

Reflections of a Sidewalk Counselor

Published on April 14th, 2015 | by Mary Proffit Kimmel

Every Friday morning, my mother and I visit the local abortion clinic.  Women travel from three neighboring states to terminate their pregnancies.  The doctor flies in from New Jersey because abortionists are so hard to find. ... Read More


Family

Ryan K

Pray, Read and Exercise: We Have the Time

Published on April 13th, 2015 | by Ryan Kraeger

Since becoming a father I can’t even count the number of times I have heard variations of “Oh, you’ll see, just wait. Once you have kids all of that (exercise, holy hour, reading, blogging, etc.) goes ... Read More


Life

Megan Twomey

Spiritual Deep Cleaning

Published on April 9th, 2015 | by Megan Twomey

I am not a natural deep cleaner. Extensive projects that involve organizing minutiae, inordinate scrubbing, and rubber gloves are just not my thing.  Now I’m the first person to be stressed when my house looks a ... Read More


Sacraments

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Do Not Fear Gay Marriage

Published on April 8th, 2015 | by Emma King

Gay “marriage” will threaten, snarl, huff and puff, but we should not fear. For, upon this rock Christ built His Church. It will not fall simply because evil huffs and puffs a little louder... Read More


Art

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Sharing the Treasures of Humanity with the Poor

Published on April 5th, 2015 | by Cristina Montes

Last Thursday, March 26, 2015, the Vatican organized an exclusive tour of the Vatican museums for 150 homeless people in Rome. During the tour, the Pope himself welcomed the guests, telling them, “This is everyone’s house ... Read More


Columnists

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No One Should Have to Feel Lonely

Published on April 4th, 2015 | by Julie Machado

No one should have to feel lonely. Maybe no one should also have to feel sad, hungry, or hurt, but I suppose this is our fallen nature and our fallen world. Loneliness is a prominent theme ... Read More


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