A few friends have expressed surprise to me at some social media reactions to my latest piece at Word on Fire, in
GUEST POST: Russell Shaw is the author of over twenty books touching on Catholicism, Politics and sometimes both at once. In this
We all know the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, of Gower MO, those old-school Benedictine nuns who sing like angels (they
I'd be the first to tell you I was not a very good mother. It never occurred to call my kids "honey"
So, earlier today I happened to see an interview with Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich with the headline, 'The Pope Has a Bigger
"These victims of violent sexual assault need to be reached out to; they should be the focus of our attention." -- Bishop
My friend Leah Libresco spotted a Church bulletin from Wayland, MA, where we read these encouragingly penitential words by Boston Auxiliary Bishop
GUEST POST: Daria Sockey is the author of The Everyday Catholic's Guide to the Liturgy of the Hours. (LOTH) She is also
"Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." H.
Lots going on -- lots of pronouncements, lots of calls to penance and prayer from the Church leadership, for instance. We layfolk