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 FisherJune 03, 2019
Simcha Fisher: We are trying to persuade ourselves—and worse, to teach children—that life does not mean anything.
Faith Faith in Focus
Simcha FisherMarch 12, 2019
In the culture of the shout, the intimate heat of the crucible of suffering is replaced by the heat of the Klieg lights, which reveal without transforming.
Faith Faith in Focus
Simcha FisherDecember 15, 2018
“Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be made low.” Are you ready?
Politics & Society Opinion
Simcha FisherOctober 17, 2018
Let’s begin to enlist both left and right in service of the vulnerable—using the ideological language they already accept.
Faith Features
Simcha FisherOctober 05, 2018
The work of choosing and being a godparent can lead to hurt feelings, dashed expectations—and the occasional influx of unexpected grace.
Politics & Society News Analysis
Simcha FisherOctober 01, 2018
A conversation between Simcha Fisher and Bill McGarvey, two columnists for America. They discuss the Kavanaugh hearing and more via email.
Cristo crucificado, by Diego Velázquez, 1632
Faith Faith in Focus
Simcha FisherAugust 01, 2018
He knew about Uncle Ted, and he knew about everything else we’re about to find out. That is why he came.
Faith Features
Simcha FisherJune 26, 2018
What pastors say to women in abusive relationships can be life-changing
Faith Faith in Focus
Simcha FisherJune 18, 2018
Choosing death is choosing death, and that choice always comes from within a dark hole.
Pope Francis talks with Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley of Boston, president of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, as they arrive for a meeting in the synod hall at the Vatican in this Feb. 13, 2015, file photo. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 
Politics & Society Last Take
Simcha FisherMay 22, 2018
Righteous call-outs should be patterned after Cardinal O’Malley’s rebuke of Pope Francis on sex abuse.