Q & A


  • American Bobsledder Has Golden Dream

    by Trent Beattie

    American bobsledder Steve Langton believes God has a plan for him. This faith enables the 30-year-old Boston native to endure countless hours of training in preparation for the 2014 Winter Olympics. The games, which take place in Sochi, Russia, will … read more

  • Live From St. Peter's Square

    by Julie Rattey

    Years ago, as a college senior, Colleen Carroll Campbell was a bit of a disillusioned party girl. But a Christmas gift from her dad helped spark a faith journey that brought her to Rome this past March to cover Pope Francis’ election as an anchor for… read more

  • A Q&A with Bear Grylls, adventurer

    by Julie Rattey

    From sailing and climbing with his dad on the Isle of Wight to studying karate with a grand master in Japan to training with British Special Forces to scaling Mt. Everest, Bear Grylls lives a life full of adventure. The longtime star of Discovery’s… read more

  • A Q&A with Eduardo Verástegui, actor, pro-life advocate

    by Julie Rattey

    Editor’s note: This feature consists of exclusive material not featured in the interview with Verástegui in the June/July issue of Catholic Digest. “I didn’t know what to say. I was nervous, I was shaking.” While researching… read more

  • A Q&A with Dave Ramsey, financial expert

    by Traci Neal

    In our April issue, we featured a brief Q&A with financial expert Dave Ramsey, who has counseled millions of people out of debt with his syndicated radio show, and through programs like Financial Peace University, a Bible-based debt-reduction training … read more

  • A Q&A with Emilio Estevez, Actor, writer, director of “The Way”

    by Julie Rattey

    In 2003, actor Emilio Estevez’s then 19-year-old son, Taylor, returned from a pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago (the Way of St. James) in Spain with surprising news: He had met someone, he was in love, and he was moving to Spain. Two years later, while visiting … read more

  • Meet Bob Rowe: singer, musician, and founder of Renaissance Enterprises

    by Julie Rattey

    In the November 2011 issue of Catholic Digest, we featured an interview with Catholic musician Bob Rowe. The following features are additional material from this interview.   Singer and musician Bob Rowe found his vocation while performing for… read more

  • A Q&A with Abby Sasscer, mom and professional organizer

    by Julie Rattey

    House in disarray? Family stressed by the mess? Catholics call on Abby Sasscer, a professional organizer, wife, and mother of three, to combat their clutter from a spiritual perspective. Sasscer’s ministry, Project Nazareth, has three facets: speaking … read more

  • More Q&As with Catholic astronaut, Mike T. Good

    by Traci Neal

    As NASA prepares this month for the bittersweet end to its 30-year space shuttle program (scheduled for launch July 8), Astronaut Michael T. Good spoke with Catholic Digest about his own two shuttle missions, in 2009 and 2010, aboard the space shuttle … read more

  • When debt cripples a vocation*

    by Christina Capecchi

    *Reprinted from Tobias   Aspirants with debt can’t enter Religious life.  That’s when Cy Laurent and the Labouré Society step in to help.   Growing up, Cy Laurent had a healthy appreciation for religious life. The… read more