Sonja Livingston


Sonja Livingston contemplates junior high, Blondie, and what it means to be saved.

Grace Kearney

Corpus Christi

Grace Kearney explores the link between Catholicism and medicine through three generations.

Mia Pohlman

Desert Woman

Mia Pohlman meditates on the gritty image of womanhood depicted in a painting of Our Lady of Częstochowa.

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Tripp York

What if Haddaway had been Catholic?

Perhaps if the Catholic Church had not, historically, “offered its services” to every “well-intentioned” government its come into contact with for the past 1,700 years, I would be a little more sympathetic toward its recent complaints about its supposedly diminishing rights. (In case you are wondering: 1) I re-wrote the first line as, apparently, some people […]

Daniel B. Gallagher

Love and Hope in Benedict XVI’s Vision for Human Development

Read within the context of his first two encyclicals, DEUS CARITAS EST and SPE SALVI, Pope Benedict XVI’s third encyclical, CARITAS IN VERITATE, presents a unified philosophical and theological vision that grounds authentic human development in the fundamental Christian virtues of hope and love.