Guest Columnist

Book Review: We are the Lord's

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Two years ago, I joined a Catholic women’s symposium that discusses the weighty matters affecting our Church and our culture. One member of our... (Read more)

Waiting Well

By Father Dave Pivonka, TOR

I am not Scrooge. I want to get that out there before I write anything else. I love Christmas. I don’t want to “Bah! Humbug!” twinkle lights. And... (Read more)

The honor of Archbishop Gomez's new position

By Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie

When Archbishop Jose Gomez was elected to head the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) earlier this month, he tweeted that it was an honor... (Read more)

Book Review: A Year with the Mystics

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Our parish’s fall festival was coming to an end. As I rounded up my little ones, I spotted an acquaintance. Antoinette is almost 95 years old and... (Read more)

Made for Heaven

By Father Dave Pivonka, TOR

Last weekend, like most weekends this summer, I stood in front of teens at a Steubenville Youth Conference talking about heaven and hell. Also... (Read more)

'Be still and know that I am God'

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

How many Catholics will fill the pews on Easter Sunday 2019? Will this year see a noticeable decline in parishioners dressed in their Easter... (Read more)

Book Review: The Anti-Mary Exposed

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Why are so many women so angry today?   Don’t get me wrong, confronting abuse, harassment, and unfair treatment demands a certain toughness and... (Read more)
Has anyone ever told you in life, “you’re one in a million”? For me, that sentence has a whole new meaning after last week. Being in utero in... (Read more)
This Tuesday a three-judge panel of Pakistan’s Supreme Court will decide whether to reconsider its acquittal of a Pakistani Christian... (Read more)

On gene editing

By Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie

A Chinese scientist, Jiankui He, last month announced the birth of twin babies whose genes he claims to have modified while they were embryos. On... (Read more)