About The Anchoress

Elizabeth Scalia is a Benedictine Oblate and the author of several books including the award-winning Strange Gods: Unmasking the Idols in Everyday Life (Ave Maria Press) and Little Sins Mean a Lot (OSV).

In addition to blogging here as “The Anchoress,” Elizabeth also serves as the Editor at Large for Word on Fire.  She has served as Editor-in-Chief of the English edition of Aleteia, and as Managing Editor of the Catholic section of Patheos.com.  She is married, and living on Long Island.