I once worked at a university where the employees' retirement plan boasted an elective “socially responsible” option. All the stocks in that plan were carefully screened to meet certain ethical guidelines: The companies demonstrated a
December 12 is the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. And so I ask you, the reader: Should I wear these socks? Or these? Actually, I don't own either of these combination foot protectors/devotionals, but
In Angels of Paris, author Rosemary Flannery reveals a cityscape filled with angels: angels peeking out of dark corners, peering down from pillars and flagpoles, hanging effortlessly from the long wall of a government building. I counted
One is U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 4th Congressional District, and serves as Chair of the House Oversight Committee. The other is the junior U.S. Senator for South Carolina. One is from a well-to-do Southern
This year, social media platforms such as Facebook have hosted a groundswell of complaints regarding Mother's Day. Most of the hard feelings, it seems, come from good Christian women who, for one reason or another,
I’ve gotten completely lost in this book. Picked it up, read three pages. Put it down, turned out the light. Turned on the light, read just two more pages…. Laughed out loud. Really, I can’t
Today the Catholic Church commemorates the Annunciation. The solemnity is usually celebrated on March 25, nine months before the celebration of Christ's birth--except when, as this year, it falls during Holy Week or on Easter.