Imagine a hot Philadelphia day. Perhaps, an early Sunday morning in 1777, a year after the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Today we celebrate the commemoration of Saint Hildegard of Bingen, a woman offering so many gifts to the church that they are hard to list.
Today we celebrate the commemoration of Joanna, Mary, and Salome, the women who set out for the tomb bearing spices to anoint the dead body of Jesus.
Two and a half weeks ago I had no idea who Melania the Elder was. (Hint: The Patriarchy)
You might notice that people around you are in clashing shades of green, pinching priests who forgot a green accessory, because they are all so […]
Students found the idea of a week in silence more alarming than a week detoxing from substance abuse, but as full time high school English teachers, my husband and I treasured the time in silence and prayer.
Sovereign (noun): a supreme ruler, especially a monarch
Anyone who visits our house might guess at why we love Saint Francis of Assisi, known for his love of animals.
Teenagers often believe that they are the first humans ever to have discovered sex. The world-altering swells of feeling and emotion—or the seeming opposite of being let down by the whole experience—feels as revolutionary to each of us as any human walking on the moon.
The plague hit our family vacation hard this summer. It was a punishing stomach bug that took down young and old and came back for more.