VOL. 87, NO. 5
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Wherever God leads
In rural Alaska, Father Stan Jaszek dedicates his life and ministry to the Yup’ik people.
Why so serious?
Faithful living doesn’t have to be a humorless affair.
THE EXAMINED LIFE
Let your mind wander
BY JESSIE BAZAN
Quiet external noise and focus on internal musings—it’ what Jesus would do.
CULTURE IN CONTEXT
The heart of the problem
BY DANNY DUNCAN COLLUM
As the lure of the bottle becomes especially strong in American culture, some cinematic depictions of heavy drinking disappoint.
SALT & LIGHT
A Catholic lens
BY DAVID CLOUTIER
Solidarity and subsidiarity are complementary ideas that help us see the common good at different levels.
BY KEVIN CLARKE
People criminalized by drug crusades can get back on track.
Trust the process
BY ALICE CAMILLE
At its best, catechesis values process over doctrine.
GLAD YOU ASKED
Faith and fiction
BY MIKE MASTROMATTEO
Novelist Peter Quinn writes about the history and experiences of faith.
Mother of sorrows
BY CHRISTINE VALTERS PAINTNER
The Black Madonna is with us in the midst of despair.
The things we leave behind
BY EVELYN BENCE
When your collections are collecting dust, how will you be remembered?
Preaching ain’t easy
BY RHONDA MISKA
U.S. Catholic readers chime in on tips for a great homily.
An interview with Linda Dakin-Grimm
In this excerpt from U.S. Catholic’s Field Hospital podcast, one lawyer explains why she changed her mind about immigration.
A prayer for parents
BY TERESA CODA
The way you parent leaves a mark.