Columnists
Nicene Guy

Life After an Election

“Put not your trust in princes,” we are warned (Psalm 146:3). During the last eight years, excepting possibly during the midterm elections, most faithful Catholics

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Books
Theresa Williams

Give Fairy Tales a Chance

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

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Life
Cristina Montes

Reflections on Generosity

The past month has been, for me, a month of humbling lessons in generosity as millions worldwide answered calls to help my fellow-Filipinos who survived

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Columnists
Sean Connolly

Regret

“Live as though dying daily.” -St. Antony of Egypt, as recorded by St. Athanasius We have almost no viable perspective from which to evaluate our

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Life
Mariella Hunt

Talents and Trust

These are notes from my prayer journal that I wrote on 8/22/12. I was struggling with the feeling that I haven’t achieved enough in life. I think we all go through that phase–it’s an on-and-off thing. I felt like they needed to be shared. It isn’t worth losing yourself and wringing out your soul for the sake of worldly praise. Sometimes, though, it’s very tempting to think so.

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Women's Issues
J.R. Baldwin

Proverbs 31: Woman of Action

There is a great fear among women that we are being under-appreciated. It’s not that we women want all the power; we just want credit

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Religion
Anna Williams

Suffering to sanctity

If it causes pain, it cannot be true. This principle, it seems to me, is an unspoken premise underlying the general public’s passionate opposition to

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Spirituality
Allie Terrell

When Is Prudence Prudent?

I once heard Father say in a homily that no saint was ever canonized for being prudent. He went on to explain that it is

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Spirituality
Anna Williams

The language gap

On a visit to the National Gallery of Art in DC the other day, I ended up in the same exhibit room as two middle-aged

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College
Anna Williams

Education = Virtue?

“The more money we spend on schools today, the less we’ll have to spend on missiles tomorrow.” New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote that

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