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Love Your Neighbor

CRS Rice Bowl

Lent is upon us, believe it or not, and as we think through the prayer and fasting regimens we ought to take on to prepare for Easter, let's not forget about almsgiving -- the neglected sister of the trio of practices the Church recommends…

Be A Pro-Life Family

January marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade and the annual March for Life, so it's a natural time to promote respect for life from conception to natural end. But what does it mean to “respect life”? What does it mean to be “pro-life”?…

Huggable

I am not the type of guy who likes hugs. I’m “OK” with handshakes or bows. Even a wave, nod, or the old tip of the hat is fine with me. But what do you do with an 8-year-old girl who comes running up to you, arms open,…

Spanner Girl

It was a Saturday night around 8pm and I was doing the unusual thing of taking my doctor’s advice and going out for a walk in the evening. It was nighttime in the capital city and not the safest time to be out and about, but it was…