Tolerance is wonderful — if you agree with the cultural elite, that is

While it’s true that men and women have their fundamental differences, it’s also true that they are made by God so as to be complementary.

Faith starts with facts, spreads through ‘still, small voice’

There comes a time in the life of every parent of a teenager or college student that you have The Discussion. High school and college-age kids — even the nicest of them — will at eventually come smack up against a parent’s prohibitions.

Transforming power of mercy brings healing

There’s a peace that comes over you when you’ve made your peace with God — a peace that the world cannot destroy.

‘Les Mis’ a cause for optimism in face of advancing secularism

In an era in which movies with overtly religious themes are generally dismissed as “cheesy,” Hollywood’s latest rendition of “Les Miserables” has garnered critical acclaim.

Why books matter: Power to corrupt or inspire

I admit it: I’ve always loved to read. There’s nothing I enjoy more than being curled up with a good book in the company of my husband and children who are similarly engaged.

Not too late to turn back to God through prayer, conversion

A mother who loves her children warns them when they are in danger. The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of Jesus, has been warning her children for years. Some have listened. Others have not.

Big Brother tells Church to pay up — or get buried in fines

Years ago when our five children were small, my husband and I managed to keep them insulated from the corrupting influence of the pagan society in which we live. They had never heard the word “stupid” and no one had ever uttered the words “shut up” in their presence.

Debate fails to persuade dissenters; conversion of heart needed

Nestled in the mountains not far from Naples, Italy, there’s a rustic little village known as Pietrelcina. Visitors from all over the world descend...

Pro-life legislation stalled by Ninth Circuit Court extremism

Back in 1973, when the U.S. Supreme Court concocted the right to abortion, people screamed bloody murder — and they meant that literally. Pro-lifers have spent more than four decades praying, working and campaigning to protect the lives of the most vulnerable among us: the unborn child.

Medjugorje: No verdict yet, but faith, conversions abound

A very generous benefactor found out that after 10 years of writing for the Catholic press, I’d never been to Medjugorje, the site of...