Emily Stimpson

May 10, 2013

Can You Atheist-Proof Your Kids?

In short, no. There is no full-proof spiritual vaccine against unbelief. Sorry, I know that’s not the answer you want to hear. But that’s life in
April 30, 2013

Not Married at 23? Don’t Have an Existential Crisis Just Yet.

“Abandon hope all ye’ who have passed the age of 23 and not found a spouse.” That, in a nutshell, is the argument that launched a
April 22, 2013

A Memo from Captain Obvious on Guns, Crime, and People Who Do Bad Things

Now, I don’t mean to start your week off on a bad note. I don’t want to shock you or upset you. But I’m afraid I
April 5, 2013

A Catholic’s Guide to Surviving the End of the World As We Know It

Does anyone else feel like one night, not too long ago, they went to bed in a reasonably normal world and woke up to a world
March 21, 2013

Mamas, Don’t Let Your Daughters Grow Up To Be Disney Stars

  Squeaky clean, wholesome goodness. For almost a century, that’s been Disney’s brand. But the young girls working for the Mouse have the most terrible habit
March 14, 2013

Pope Francis and St. Francis: “Preach the Gospel Always. And for the Love of God, Use Words.”

  Once upon a time, in a land, far, far, away, there lived a holy man named Francis. Francis was a poor man, a humble man,
March 13, 2013

We Happy Few: The Great Privilege of Being Catholic Today

  This morning, like most everyone else in the Catholic world, I’m living my life half focused on my own duties and responsibilities, and half focused
March 12, 2013

The Body and Soul of the New Evangelization: The Heart of the Conclave’s Task

  Bureaucracy isn’t sexy. Bureaucratic reform only slightly less so. Yet, over the past week, that’s exactly the topic that’s had the press buzzing. Allen, Magister,