Cherie Peacock
Persecution is part and parcel of the Christian life. From the catacombs to modern academia, Christians have suffered everything from calumny...
Joanna Bogle
Conversion stories are as old as the Bible and as contemporary as the latest Damascus Road. But what about people who have never had to...
Christine K.
On television several years ago, I heard the testimony of a man who—though born and raised Jewish—had completed his own personal quest for...
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...