Christmas: A Feast of Love
A friend of mine who teaches homiletics recently examined and compared dozens of Christmas sermons published by seven major 20th-century theologians.
Reflections of a Catholic, Female Generation Xer
We sit at the kitchen table in our pajamas, the late morning sun filtering through the windows.
A Life-Giving Tribute
On the day after the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday several years ago, I sat on my living-room sofa fuming at the television set.
New Wine: Confessions of a Catholic Alcoholic
If the church that hosted my first Alcoholics Anonymous meeting had been Catholic, I wouldn’t have gone near it.
Books and Culture
John Simon, known for the pungency of his drama and film critiques in New York magazine and elsewhere, here delivers himself on writers touc
The thesis of this book, written by a professor of political science at Colgate University, is that modern democracy needs God.
Reviewing Francisco Jiménez’ autobiographical treatment of his early years through high school was a movingeven spiritualexperience for me.
Frantically searching for ways to postpone sitting down at the keyboard and trying to find something relatively new to say about the most ov