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Simcha Fisher is a speaker, freelance writer and author of The Sinner's Guide to Natural Family Planning. She blogs daily at simchafisher.com and weekly at The Catholic Weekly. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and 10 kids.
FaithFeatures
Simcha Fisher
What does the church really teach about this widely misunderstood process, and how does it play out in the lives of ordinary Catholics?
FaithAdvent Reflections
Simcha Fisher
A Reflection for the Tuesday of the Second Week of Advent
Death is there from the very beginning of ‘The Sopranos,’ and it’s telling you something (photo: Alamy).
Arts & CultureTelevision
Simcha Fisher
‘The Sopranos’ is ultimately about the day when Tony Soprano will not wake up.
FaithFaith in Focus
Simcha Fisher
The Buttigieg discourse is about sexuality, class, money, work, fatherhood, legislation. But do you know what has not been talked about at all? The mother.
FaithFaith in Focus
Simcha Fisher
Surrendering bodily vanity is only the beginning of what happens to you when you become a mother.
FaithFaith in Focus
Simcha Fisher
“Medieval Peasanting” means reminding myself that there once existed Catholics who couldn’t read or write. They said their prayers and did their best to obey the commandments, and when they failed, they repented.
FaithFaith in Focus
Simcha Fisher
I had to accept that it’s possible that there is no God. Or that there is, but he is a stranger. Instead of choosing to trust the church because trust was where I wanted to be, I deliberately stepped out, off the safety of the shore, into doubt.
FaithFaith in Focus
Simcha Fisher
Here is a little story about how I left the church, sort of, and then came slouching back home, more or less.
Arts & CultureFilm
Simcha Fisher
The New York Times documentary on Britney Spears isn’t about her music. It’s is largely about the media, and the people who consume it.
Regé-Jean Page as Simon Basset and Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne “Bridgerton” (Liam Daniel/Netflix)
Arts & CultureTelevision
Simcha Fisher
Welcome to a world where soft porn meets Lisa Frank meets... not Jane Austen, but someone who has definitely heard of Jane Austen.