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.
Faith Faith in Focus
Simcha FisherOctober 15, 2020
When I am always angry and distraught, it is harder to be a good wife, mother, writer, Christian. The full throttle news life makes me a worse person, and it’s voluntary.
Rev. Matthew Hood thumbs through a missal at the altar of St. Lawrence Parish in Utica, Mich., on Aug. 21, 2020. Finding out he wasn’t a priest was a painful realization, but it came with the grace of knowing God’s providence, he said. (CNS photo/Michael Stechschulte, Detroit Catholic)
Faith Interviews
Simcha FisherAugust 26, 2020
Simcha Fischer speaks with Father Matthew Hood, the priest from Utica, Mich., who recently learned his baptism as an infant had been invalid.
Faith Faith in Focus
Simcha FisherAugust 20, 2020
Remote, in-person or home schooling: They are all impossible. So why worry about failing?
Faith Features
Simcha FisherJune 26, 2020
It's O.K. if continuing to follow God's voice doesn't mean you end up where you think you're going to end up.
Faith Faith in Focus
Simcha FisherJune 23, 2020
Everything else, even their names, has been taken away from the dead, and they are reserving for their family a spot with the one thing we really need: a view of the mountain.
Faith Faith in Focus
Simcha FisherMay 20, 2020
She was used and abused as a child, and she continues to be used and abused by both pro-lifers and pro-choicers who want her to a weapon against the other side.
Sidney Flanigan as Autumn in “Never Rarely Sometimes Always” (photo: Focus Features)
Arts & Culture Film
Simcha FisherApril 11, 2020
For all its deft crafting of real-life detail, Eliza Hittman’s film never admits any reality besides abortion as saving grace.
Faith Faith in Focus
Simcha FisherMarch 18, 2020
It is good to know that people are still people, still willing to visit each other, still willing to bring hope, still willing to share what they have.
(CNS photo/Fox Searchlight)
Arts & Culture Film
Simcha FisherJanuary 25, 2020
“Jojo Rabbit,” which has been nominated for six Oscars, is the latest applicant to an exclusive club: Movies that laugh at Hitler.
Faith Features
Simcha FisherJanuary 24, 2020
Catholic groups offer high-tech, effective options for couples seeking to use fertility awareness based methods of family planning. But first they need more access to them.