Vol. 78, No. 11
By Heather Grennan Gary
Catholics rarely discuss the intimate details of their prayer lives in public, but six brave souls were willing to give us a peek behind closed doors at their personal encounters with God.
10 things to know about Hispanic Catholics
By Timothy Matovina
Hispanics are one of the fastest growing populations in the church in the United States. Here are 10 key facts you may not know about the group that’s changing the face of American Catholicism.
By Catherine O’Connell-Cahill
The exotic island nuptials that some couples clamor for are no day at the beach for their guests, and no destination beats the local parish. In Feedback, readers question whether destination weddings are worth the trip.
An interview with Father William Meninger
Whether in the middle of a crowded circus or confined to a quiet church, anyone can master the art of contemplative prayer, says this Trappist monk. All it takes is 20 minutes and the will to try.
(Essays, short stories, and poems may not be available online.)
Wise Guides: Moral authority
By Kristen Hannum
Jesuit Father Albert Foley wasn’t afraid to stand up to the Ku Klux Klan, or to the racial injustices of the segregated South.
By Brian Doyle
When tragedy befalls a nation, it is the little things that we often remember most.
By Paul Myers
The death of a loved one is difficult news to bear—and even more difficult to share with the rest of the family.
By Richard Holinger
You May Be Right (Letters to the Editor)
Signs of the Times (News)
Catholic Tastes (Humor)
Culture in Context: Music, film, and book reviews
At Home with Our Faith (Family spirituality)
Eye of the Beholder (Art meditation)
Glad You Asked: How many saints are there?
The Examined Life: The right woman for the job
By Bryan Cones
Margin Notes: Too stressed for success
By Kevin Clarke
Culture in Context: Putting up a good fight
By Danny Duncan Collum
Testaments: Living on the edge
By Alice Camille