Cherie Peacock
It takes a lot of education to read this magazine, so it is not surprising that its readers have more formal education than readers of most...
Taylor Marshall
A priest and a rabbi walk into a hospital . . . It sounds like the opening of a joke, but that moment marks the beginning of my journey toward...
Cherie Peacock
This Rock is a magazine of Catholic apologetics and evangelization. As we prepare each issue, we ask whether we have served that goal. Usually...
Russell L. Simpson
Each year, thousands of people convert, revert, or in some way discover the Catholic Church. For cradle Catholics—like me—who are born into the...
T.A. Herdian
I was born in Indramayu, West Java, Indonesia, on April 13, 1978. I’m the third child in the family; I have two older brothers and one younger...
Thank you for the excellent article by Jeffrey Mirus, “Three Great Lessons of the Abuse Scandal” ( July-August 2010). Dr. Mirus writes with a...
Judith Costello
The year was 1975. I was in college, where the women's movement and other social-justice causes were a big part of campus life. I was on a...
Leon J. Suprenant
Can anything good come from the Age of Technology? (Pace, Mr. Check.) The Holy Father thinks so. And so do a lot of Catholics, who are finding...
Cherie Peacock
In his beautiful meditation on marriage (page 12), Jeff Mirus speaks of “the circumscribed space of married love” which “open(s) out to the...
Erik M.
As a kid, my goal was someday to become the pope. My reality was pretty far away from my dreams. I had a very strong sense that God was working...