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      Abuse. Blasphemy. Communion in the hand?

      "I'm heartbroken to announce that last week, we discovered a crushed consecrated Host beneath one of the kneelers," the pastor of a small yet...

      St. Gianna and the working Catholic mom

      First, a clarification: All moms work, whether they stay at home or go out and earn a paycheque. For this post, I am defining...

      Mother as Tabernacle

      "Can a woman forget her nursing child, or have no compassion for the child of her womb?” (Isaiah 49:15)Can you imagine a woman who...

      Glass Shops and Churches

      One of the towns that my family frequently stays in is Alliance, Nebraska. It’s a relatively small town: population 8500. The first few times...

      How to Change the World

      In light of the building collapse in Bangladesh, the media has turned to the ethics of our clothing trades…again. Clothing lines like Joe Fresh...

      Euthanasia and assisted suicide: not a brave choice

      I watched the YouTube videos and read the articles of Susan Griffiths' final week of life with a mixture of sadness, discouragement, and anger....

      The virgin who loves sex

      “Chastity charms: we hand out the little hearts, but not the key. That way, nobody can open the lock forever, and ladies, that’s what...

      If God exists…

      "If God exists, why did He make us all different? Why didn't He make us all one colour, one religion? Then we wouldn't keep...

      Of equality and cussing

      I’m not a big Simpson’s fan, but I do remember one funny episode where Homer’s neighbour, Ned Flanders—the bible-believing Christian—promises Homer that he will...

      Late have I loved You

      Late have I loved You, beauty so old and so new; late have I loved You...If part of that famous passage from Book Ten...