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Who continues in anger, strife and a bitter spirit has a taste of the air of hell. – St. Philip Neri


Nuns and “Nones”: Mama, We’re all missionaries, now…

By | March 15th, 2018|Vocations|0 Comments

Nun talking to women on steps of Basilica of Guadalupe. Image: Daniel Case-cc It's no secret that I have a high regard for Catholic nuns

“Little Sins Means a Lot” honored by Catholic Publishers

By | March 12th, 2018|Books|0 Comments

Well, lookee what just arrived in my mailbox. I feel like it's Christmas and I've just received a "major award" although not one marked "fragile"!

Meet Frances of Rome at Word on Fire!

By | March 9th, 2018|Saints|0 Comments

To be perfectly honest, I approached writing my first piece for Word on Fire Ministries with a bit of trepidation -- the old fear and

Why did Moses grind up the golden calf into a powder?

By | March 6th, 2018|Jesus Christ|0 Comments

In today's Office of Readings, we come to the dramatic moment in Exodus 32, when stupid Aaron (really, what was he thinking?) tries to appease

How one young woman’s suffering was redeemed through a single word and act

By | March 1st, 2018|International|1 Comment

Featured Image: Rannah Evetts, Founder and Director of St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf, Uganda. St Francis de Sales School for the Deaf,

God will tell Oprah to run, and Joy Behar will not call her mentally ill when he does

By | February 28th, 2018|Politics|0 Comments

Image by Alan Light-cc A few weeks ago, Joy Behar a longstanding co-host of the morning gabfest "The View" made a typically lame "joke" at


ELIZABETH SCALIA is the award-winning author of Strange Gods, Unmasking the Idols in Everyday Life and Little Sins Mean a Lot: Kicking Our Bad Habits Before They Kick You.


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