Youth

December 3, 2013

Hiding in Plain Sight

On the flight over to Rome to attend the Pope’s Conference on Human Trafficking recently, I recalled the long running Broadway play and movie, A Funny […]
December 6, 2013

Francis, The Lionheart

“I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.” Alexander the Great […]
December 6, 2013

10 Reasons Conservatives Should Love (or at least care about) Soccer

The groups for the 2014 World Cup, to be held in Brazil, were announced Friday.  The U.S. Men’s National Team (USMNT) drew Ghana, Germany, and Portugal, […]
December 9, 2013

Millennials: The Hopeful Generation

If you know me, you know that I say, “God is good!” all the time. That’s my constant prayer in life, and saying it (and thinking […]
December 13, 2013

The Best Kept Christmas Movie Secret

Have you seen Nativity!? No, not The Nativity Story. And no, I’m not talking about the new film Black Nativity. I’m talking about this charming Christmas […]
December 18, 2013

A Shockin’ Holy Saint?

In his classic book of Christian apologetics, Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis warns against the position–common today among spiritual-but-not-religious types–that Jesus was a fine ethicist (“Love your neighbor”) […]
December 25, 2013

A 12 Days of Christmas Year in Review

What’s the best answer to Christmas sentimentality? The Christmas season liturgy. In the days that follow Christmas, the Church brings us the slaughter of innocents, the […]
January 20, 2014

The Joy of Life

I felt like a parent who brought her children to a rock concert; everyone was young there. It was loud, joyful, full of rock songs blaring, […]
January 27, 2014

Creative Schooling

This week is National School Choice Week, and while events around the country in support of this effort continue to grow, American schooling continues, in many […]