Category: Columns

Against the New Racism

Recent postings on social media have made me ponder the subject of hateful overreaction. I speak specifically about the racism that exists in certain narrow “conservative” circles. (I put the word in quotes because I find that many who call … Continue reading

Christmas Letter, 2017

Thank you to all our benefactors for getting Saint Benedict Center through another year! Your kindness and generosity is, as always, very much appreciated. Below Duccio di Buoninsegna’s lovely Nativity painting is my annual Christmas letter, already sent to our … Continue reading

Please Pray for Robert Hickson

Dr. Robert Hickson suffered a heart attack and was hospitalized Sunday night. Our long-time friend, conference speaker, and Catholicism.org contributor is in critical care at a hospital in Winchester, Virginia, where he has undergone some reversals since his hospitalization. In … Continue reading

Who Am I?

I am mentioned twice in the New Testament. There is no other woman in the Bible that has the same name as I. However, there is a man in the genealogy of the Savior who has the same name as … Continue reading