Columnists
Updated: March 7th, 2014
About gardening
DEACON JIM & ANN CAVERA
Friday, 04 April 2014
Our latest issue of Organic Gardening came yesterday. The cover is full of photos of full-grown healthy vegetables: squash, carrots, beans, peppers, cauliflower. Well, you get the idea. We enjoy reading about organic gardening. In fact, we save old issues just to make sure we always have plenty of h...
TONY ROSSI, The Christophers
Friday, 04 April 2014
Kerry Weber’s adventurous pursuit of practicing mercy has made her life anything but boring. She volunteered with the Special Olympics in college and taught special education at a Navajo reservation through the Mercy Volunteer Corps after college. ...
GEORGE WEIGEL
Friday, 04 April 2014
Every once in a while, a truly special book comes down the theological pike: a book both scholarly and well-written, a book that stretches the imagination, a book that changes the state of a discussion, if it’s taken with the seriousness it deserve...
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 04 April 2014
Discrimination is often understood as acting out of prejudice against persons who differ from us and do not share our views, traits, values or lifestyles. The word “discrimination,” however, has an older meaning as well, namely, to draw a clear d...
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 07 March 2014
CNN recently profiled the case of a woman named Marlise Munoz, who was both pregnant and brain dead. Its report noted that Mrs. Munoz was “33 years old and 14 weeks pregnant with the couple's second child when her husband found her unconscious on t...
GEORGE WEIGEL
Friday, 07 March 2014
When the Holy See signed the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1990, a friend knowledgeable in legal matters said, with considerable vehemence, that the Convention was a snare and a delusi...
TONY ROSSI, The Christophers
Friday, 07 March 2014
So a rationalist and a mystic walk into a bar. OK, it wasn’t a bar; they walked into a writing class. That’s not the opening of a weird joke. It’s the way a life-changing bond was formed betwee...
DEACON JIM & ANN CAVERA
Friday, 07 March 2014
Lent. Again. What are we doing about Lent this year? Each year we consider several approaches with the hope that our new path will lead to higher (spiritual) ground. Unfortunately, we’ve found the s...
TONY ROSSI, The Christophers
Friday, 07 February 2014
“This is a generation that has a real fear about making marriage work, and they’re hungry to figure out how to do it so they don’t end up making the same mistakes they see everyone else making a...
GEORGE WEIGEL
Friday, 07 February 2014
A good friend habitually refers to the Wall Street Journal as his “favorite Catholic newspaper” — a bit of whimsy not without foundation, given the openness of the Journal’s op-ed pages to ser...