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Pete Vere
Boot camp is every soldier’s initiation into the rigors of military life—and it’s very often baptism by fire. But soldiers know that the rigors...
Keith Cobb
Keith: My wife and I came home to the Catholic Church in different but deeply entwined ways. She was a cradle Catholic from the Philippines,...
Cherie Peacock
I write this from the annual Fellowship of Catholic Scholars convention. My purpose in attending is to solicit writers for the magazine, and...
Steven Mosher
At some point in each person’s life, the way is illuminated by a divine light, perceivable not by the senses but by the soul. He is given the...
Cherie Peacock
The conversion of French writer Paul Claudel was sudden and profound. On a Christmas Eve when he was 18 years old, he attended Vespers at Notre...
John E. Lopez
"Johnny, I’ll light a candle for you after Mass," said my grandmother. I was 18 years old, and for over a year I had been pre-training with the...
Cherie Peacock
Christians use the term "pagan" to describe the culture around us as it becomes ever more militantly secular. But I wonder if pagan is the...
Randall Colton
St. Peter said that gentleness is requisite to evangelism.The gentle person subdues anger to protect others from his own power. He is also...
Cherie Peacock
Seven Storey Mountain is the autobiographical account of Thomas Merton’s conversion to Catholicism, finished when he was 31 years old. I first...
Emily Cerf
A friend of mine was famous for saying, "Watch out! You’re in deeper than you think." When you have fallen away from the Church, how deep is...