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 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.
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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.
Faith Faith in Focus
Simcha FisherJanuary 23, 2020
Every single abortion represents a massive failure toward some particular woman.
Photo by twinsfisch on Unsplash
Faith Faith in Focus
Simcha FisherDecember 03, 2019
Hint: Most of them are just ‘regular Catholics wanting to deepen their devotion.’
Faith Faith in Focus
Simcha FisherNovember 25, 2019
Every meal, every day can be an image of the Eucharist. Although we are required to work hard and do our best, it is not about us or our efforts.
Faith Faith in Focus
Simcha FisherSeptember 19, 2019
Non-scale spiritual victories come when we see ourselves clearly and holistically, when we pray without prodding because God is real and someone to talk to.
In this July 30, 2008, file photo, Jeffrey Epstein, center, appears in court in West Palm Beach, Fla. Mr. Epstein pled guilty in 2008 for soliciting a minor for prostitution and now faces new charges in New York of sex trafficking. (Uma Sanghvi/Palm Beach Post via AP, File)
Politics & Society Short Take
Simcha FisherJuly 12, 2019
Jeffrey Epstein is accused of buying and selling young girls, writes Simcha Fisher, and games over semantics (is it “pedophilia” or “ephebophilia”?) means we are not truly fighting for justice for his victims.