Welcome Valerie Schultz!

Please join us in welcoming Valerie Schultz to our roster of bloggers. Valerie is a regular contributor to America, writing on a variety of topics related to family and parish life. Her most recent article, "The Peculiar Grace of Failure," recounted her struggles as a first-year teacher. Here’s a full list of her articles, and here is her first blog post. Tim Reidy
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