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“Does the road wind uphill all the way? Yes, to the very end.”  – Christina Rossetti


Vatican warns nuns: Use Social Media ‘With sobriety and discretion’

By | May 17th, 2018|Vocations|0 Comments

Image: Asolrac1-cc "The Vatican has released an instruction with new norms for contemplative orders of nuns. Nuns must use Facebook, Twitter and other social media

The #MetGala: Not beyond the use of the Holy Spirit

By | May 11th, 2018|Art and Music|0 Comments

My latest piece over at Word on Fire concerns this weeks Met Gala, which opened the Metropolitan Museum's latest exhibit, "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the

The Antidote to Envy or Feelings of Inadequacy? Whiskey and Whine

By | May 7th, 2018|Self-help|1 Comment

A young writer asks: I'm in need of a pep talk. I've fallen into the trap of comparing myself to other people and I need

Zuckerberg’s Folly: Facebook silencing hate will only serve a cheap illusion

By | April 12th, 2018|Society|0 Comments

So, there I was, watching as much as I could stand of the congressional questioning of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and mostly feeling completely unimpressed

“The Breakfast Club” and Molly Ringwald and 2 Millennials in a Deli

By | April 9th, 2018|Society|0 Comments

Overheard at the Deli: Millennial #1: "I don't get ragging on Breakfast Club like it's all harassment and stuff. What does she want, movies w/no

Easter Fiction: What the Soldiers Saw

By | March 31st, 2018|Jesus Christ|0 Comments

He is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Indulge me, please, a little fiction -- a brief imagining of what it might have been like for


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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