If it’s at all possible, this year’s Super Bowl halftime show was more controversial than those of years past (though that’s definitely debatable). I don’t think I’ve ever seen such stark differences in opinions, and social media definitely has not … Continue reading
Category Archives: Reponse Post
Our Dreams and Our Children: A Response to Michelle Williams’ Golden Globes Speech
Earlier this month, Michelle Williams made the very blatant suggestion that her access to abortion allowed her to pursue her dreams during her acceptance speech at the Golden Globe Awards. It was a provocative statement, made even more so by … Continue reading
Homosexuality, Celibacy, and the Catholic Priesthood
A few weeks ago, I read an article on the LifeSite News website regarding a retreat being held for gay priests, bishops, brothers, and deacons, as well as the response issued by Fr. James Martin. As you can imagine, homosexuality … Continue reading
Mothers in the Workplace: A Catholic Perspective
Several weeks ago, a fellow Catholic mom shared a YouTube video with me featuring a conversation between Matt Fradd (the host) and Timothy Gordon (the guest). As the show unfolded, it became clear that Gordon did not believe that married … Continue reading
Parenting with French Flair: Reflections on P. Druckerman’s “Bringing Up Bebe” (Part 1)
I have always loved France. From St. Therese of Lisieux to the Louvre to “The Phantom of the Opera,” French culture has always had a soft spot in my heart. If you ask me, I’d have to say that this … Continue reading
Can You Be Gay and Serve Within the Catholic Church?
A few weeks back, a petition was circulating social media sites regarding the firing of a theology teacher who had become engaged to her same-sex partner. Naturally, countless people, both Catholics and non-Catholics, gladly signed the petition by which the … Continue reading
The Church: The Stone Tied to the Feet of the Sinner or the Rock Against Which the Gates of Hell Will Not Prevail?
When I’m sitting in my office ticking off the tasks in my planner, I like to break the silence with Christian Contemporary music (interspersed with the occasional country hit). Recently, I was struck by a particular song, or more specifically, … Continue reading
Hiding Behind the Anonymity of the Internet
As many mothers know, caring for an infant can often translate to binge-watching Netflix for hours while your baby eats or sleeps in your arms. I have watched more TV in the past nine and a half months than ever … Continue reading
When Did America Start Hating Children?
As the mother of a four month old baby boy, I am appalled at the horrific reactions that I have seen following the tragedies in Ohio and Florida this past month. A few weeks back, I addressed the country’s response to … Continue reading
Our Backwards Society: Why We Would Rather Save the Gorilla Over the Child
Last week, a tragedy occurred. And no, I’m not talking about Harambe, the renown gorilla who died while attempting to save the life of a child (or so the story goes). I’m talking about the son of Michelle Gregg, the … Continue reading