Emily Stimpson

July 8, 2013

Taking It to the Streets: Proclaiming the Gospel in the Ghetto

In his introduction to Scott and Kimberly Hahn’s Rome Sweet Home, the ever-awesome Peter Kreeft wisely observed that conversions are like snowflakes: No two are alike. You
July 3, 2013

Holy Priests and Courageous Shepherds: Five Ways to Make It Happen

“In a democracy, a people get the government they deserve.” So said Alexis De Toqueville…or Thomas Jefferson…or some guy named Joseph de Maistre. History isn’t quite
June 27, 2013

What Catholics Need Now: A Letter to Our Priests and Bishops

To Our Spiritual Fathers, Please forgive the public nature of this letter. In a sense, it goes against my personal rule of not criticizing priests or
June 11, 2013

The Truth About Men, Women, Love, and Porn (In 2 minutes and 37 seconds)

So, who among us is feeling more and more like St. John the Baptist? You know, the lone voice crying out in the wilderness? The fellow
June 6, 2013

A Tale of Two Hearts

Just outside my office, in the upstairs hallway of my home, hangs a picture of the Sacred Heart. Next to it, hangs another picture, the Immaculate
May 24, 2013

Seven Quick Takes Friday: Catholic Vote Style (Vol. 2)

Just in case you find yourself with some time that needs wasting today, here’s what caught my fancy this past week, while I was wasting time
May 22, 2013

How to Become An Annoying Catholic (In Eight Easy Steps)

If you were paying attention last week, you’ll recall from  my newsy little post on Friday, that Pope Francis has charged Catholics with asking the Holy
May 17, 2013

Seven Quick Takes Friday: Catholic Vote Style

  I did the surfing, so you don’t have to. Here are the fruits of today’s writer’s block: The good, the bad, the beautiful, and the
May 15, 2013

Gatsby Madness and The Millennials: Another Lost Generation?

I was sure I would hate it. Almost one hundred percent sure. But I went and saw “The Great Gatsby” anyhow. Mostly to figure out what all