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Meet women who chose life

by Nancy Flanders Pregnancy can be hard enough even when a woman’s situation and health are good. But for a Catholic woman facing extreme circumstances in a pregnancy, she may also experience heartbreaking societal pressure and medical…

ANGER: A passion for good

by Bert Ghezzi One week after the tragedy of 9/11, my wife, Mary Lou, and I were traveling to visit family in Pittsburgh. At the Orlando International Airport, we stood in a long security check line. When we reached the agent, he asked for…

Memento Mori

by Sr. Theresa Aletheia Noble, FSP I have a skull on my desk Several years into my time in the convent, I decided to acquire a little ceramic skull for my desk, and I started to meditate on my death regularly. I have been meditating daily…

Halloween Unchained

by Anthony Digmann Has Halloween ever made you feel uncomfortable, like something is just not quite right? If that’s the case, your intuition is on to something, but there’s a lot we can do as Catholics to redeem what our culture has…

Aging Gracefully

by Susan Muto Aging gracefully is life’s favorite way of awakening in us a renewed appreciation for the richness of the ordinary. The older we become, the more we appreciate the fact that life unfolds day by day with moments we treasure,…