Don’t Be Afraid To Speak Up

Looking at all of the stories where this person or that organization makes a very vocal public stance, files a lawsuit or does both, claiming they’re very offended by an action taken, often something said by a faithful Christian, I … Continue reading

To Deny Our Beliefs Is To Live A Lie

Recently I had a civil but nonetheless interesting exchange with a Facebook follower. She was lamenting that, in her opinion, too many elected officials and others who support Catholic teaching — including protecting life from womb to tomb, as well … Continue reading

The Transcendent Power of Beauty

How many times have we been challenged over the years by someone who has left the Church or harbors disdain and distrust for anything Catholic? A common misconception such folks are quick to express is that the Church simply must … Continue reading

If God Is Your Co-Pilot, Change Seats

You’ve probably seen those clever bumper stickers, the ones with cute sayings that make us smile or think happy thoughts while we’re stuck in heavy traffic on the way to the office or the supermarket. Some of the more popular … Continue reading

Between Us And Christ

If I had a penny for every time my spiritual director over the years has told me “all things Christ,” I would be a very rich woman indeed. Even after all the years of meeting for spiritual guidance, our sessions … Continue reading