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December 2018 A Christmas story: In the struggle for life, hope lights the way
November 2018 Soulmates: The surprising alliance between women religious and Millennial activists
October 2018 Leadership for tomorrow: Following the lead of Latino lay Catholics
September 2018 Peace work: Forming lives for nonviolence
August 2018 Grace at work: The archives that hold America’s history
July 2018 Go on a journey: You don’t have to travel far to be a pilgrim
June 2018 Recharge your spirit: How to keep up your spiritual energy in times of trouble
May 2018 Contemplate & connect: The role of social media in a cloistered community
April 2018 Family forward: Polices that work for growing families
March 2018 Hope & change: The inspiring Deacon LeRoy Gill
February 2018 A place to stay: Finding sanctuary beyond the pews
January 2018 Rethink resolutions: Let Catholic social teaching shape your new year.


December 2017 The faith of a child: How can parents raise Catholic kids when they’re doubting their own faith?
November 2017 A new family activism: Commitment to action helps kids change the world
October 2017 Who was St. Francis? What do we know about America’s most popular saint?
September 2017 Inside out: Can social emotional learning prevent bullying in Catholic middle schools?
August 2017 Life’s work: Building the church takes everyone
July 2017 Checkout charity: Should the works of mercy come with free swag?
June 2017 Welcome to the table: Where food meets faith
May 2017 Peripheral vision: Housing and hope for a senior community
April 2017 No hate, no fear: An interfaith community paints a picture of peace
March 2017 Schools with superpowers: Empowering kids with language education
February 2017 Let there be peace
January 2017 Urban presence: Sacred ground beyond the convent


December 2016 You invited me in: Refugees find a home in the church
November 2016 Performance with purpose: The company using marine trash to inspire change
October 2016 Food for the journey: A group of Mexican women give hope to weary immigrants
September 2016 The talk(s): Raising sexually healthy people
August 2016 Make a joyful noise: Pop music and prayer
July 2016 A space to heal: Processing grief on college campuses
June 2016 Urban renewal? How vibrant neighborhoods become vacant lots
May 2016 What is spirituality? Clear your path and let your spirit unfold
April 2016 Organic habits: Why nuns are pioneering the green movement
March 2016 Sacred faces: Looking past traditional reflections of God
February 2016 Game changer: A new take on Jesuit education
January 2016 Nonprofit prophets: How women are leading the church


December 2015 Scientific Americans: There’s a push for science in the classrooms. Are Catholics getting a failing grade?
November 2015 Good mourning: Have Catholic funerals lost their meaning?
October 2015 Picking up the pieces: How sex trafficking victims rebuild their lives
September 2015 Instant activism: Mobilizing the message in a digital age
August 2015 Waterproof: How New Orleans’ faith endured Katrina
July 2015 Reaching the rootless: Can we better connect with Catholics on the move?
June 2015 Teaching it forward: Religious education reimagined
May 2015 When the rich get richer: The dangerous economics of inequality
April 2015 Knowing Jesus: How do Catholics experience the Son of God?
March 2015 Uncovered: Who’s still not getting health insurance”
February 2015 Why teach theology? A Catholic professor on the value of studying faith
January 2015 The labor of adoption: It’s a long journey to bring home a child


December 2014 The courage to forgive: Why you owe it to yourself to let go
November 2014 The healing arts
October 2014 Surviving suicide: Living with a loss like no other
September 2014 Selfie esteem: Grappling with body image in a digital age
August 2014 The good life: Mapping a meaningful retirement
July 2014 The beginning of the end of the death penalty
June 2014 Of two minds: Is the brain hardwired for faith?
May 2014 Everybody loves Francis
April 2014 Choose your own adventure: Five ways to explore your faith on vacation
March 2014 Five habits of highly effective parishes.
February 2014 How can I ever repay you? Catholic colleges and the student loan crisis
January 2014 From piety to politics: The evolution of an American sister


December 2013 Real presence: What Catholics with developmental disabilities bring to the table
November 2013 Private practices: Real prayer lives of Catholics.
October 2013 Paranormal activity: Do Catholics believe in ghosts?
September 2013 I hate to admit it: When it comes to their faith, many young adults are adopting a policy of don’t ask, don’t tell.
August 2013 What’s my crime? Being homeless shouldn’t be against the law
July 2013 Let’s face it: We need a new way to talk about race
June 2013 Family matters: Do workplace policies make it harder to have kids?
May 2013 Spiritual exercises: Catholics look to other religious practices to deepen their faith
April 2013 Signing off: Special issue on the papacy of Benedict XVI
March 2013 Truth and consequences: When crime victims and offenders meet
February 2013  Inter-religious ed: Muslim students at Catholic colleges and universities
January 2013  Women’s work: Special issue on women in the church


December 2012  Words fail us: Priests and parishioners respond to the new missal a year later
November 2012  So help me God: Faith and the American presidency
October 2012 Vatican 2.0: A look ahead to the next 50 years
September 2012  Conflicted generation: Millenials and the war on terror
August 2012  How I met your Father: The church’s new crop of married priests
July 2012  Social justice: What’s tarnishing its good name?
June 2012  Are we there yet? The sex abuse crisis at 10
May 2012  Little women: How consumer culture is forcing girls to grow up too fast
April 2012  Where 20,000 or 30,000 are gathered: Life in a megaparish
March 2012  Pride and prejudice: The uneasy relationship between gay and lesbian Catholics and their church
February 2012  Performance review: Readers rate the president’s record
January 2012  Getting through?: How Catholic colleges are responding to sexual assault


December 2011  Goy meets girl: How interfaith couples make it work
November 2011  Has Hell frozen over?: Are fire and brimstone passe?
October 2011  Urban planting: Turning blight into bounty in the inner city
September 2011  Day of recollection: U.S. Catholic readers on 9/11
August 2011  Labor pains: What Wisconsin tells us about Catholic support for unions
July 2011  The parish that works: Should your church run like a business?
June 2011  They’re baaack: What’s behind the return of the exorcist
May 2011  Learn your lines: How parishes are preparing for the new Mass
April 2011  Don’t be crude: It’s time to end our addiction to oil
March 2011  What’s right with this picture? Young Latinos take the lead
February 2011  Special issue on Catholic education: Unexcusable absence: Catholic schools recruit Hispanic students
January 2011  Femme Fidele: How women who work for the church keep the faith


December 2010  I’ll be green for Christmas
November 2010  From the grounds up: Can fair trade grow beyond just coffee?
October 2010  The need for closure: When a parish shuts its doors AND Fall Book Issue
September 2010  Young adult issue: First comes love: How young couples are altering the path to marriage
August 2010  Celebrating 75 years of U.S. Catholic
July 2010  Lost in translation: Why the new Mass prayers may need further definition
June 2010  In God we trust: Make your faith an asset
May 2010  Men of the same cloth? Parishes react to a new style of priest
April 2010  Environment issue
March 2010  Catholic Education issue
February 2010  Spring Books/Through the glass darkly: How Catholics struggle with mental illness
January 2010  Women’s issues — the investigation into women religious


For inquiries about archive articles published in print between 1963 and 2010, please contact the editors at editors@uscatholic.org.