Amy Coney Barrett: A Lesson in Leadership

Last week, I told you that my next post would be a follow-up on "Do Women Rule?" with an in-depth look at examples of feminine leadership. At the time, I had in mind a piece that would examine the lives of some awesome female saints, and I still plan to write that post. However, given…

Lessons in Feminine Greatness: What St. Joan of Arc Can Teach Us About Women and the Church

Sitting down to write a blog post in honor of St. Joan of Arc's feast day is a somewhat daunting task, I've discovered. Part of me is tempted to forgo it altogether. There are plenty of excuses standing between me and my keyboard: I've written a post on her before, there is so much literature…

Keeping Friendships Alive (Even From Afar)

Finding a true friend is tough. Keeping one is even harder. So often, we forge friendships in high school, college, work, etc., only to move to the other side of the country a few years later. Keeping these friendships strong from afar can be challenging, but it is oh-so-important. Aristotle wisely wrote, "Friendship is a…

The New Feminist’s Guide to End-of-Year Giving

Around this time every year, our minds turn to those who are less fortunate. In the spirit of Christmas, we renew our commitment to helping the poor, the oppressed, and the lonely. ┬áPlus, on a practical level, the end of the year is a great time to take stock of our finances and figure out…

Words of Wisdom: Archbishop Fulton Sheen

I got hooked on coffee long before I got hooked on prayer. Prayer has always been a part of my life, since I have always been serious about my faith, but for a long time prayer was relegated to Sunday Mass, blessings before meals, and the occasional prayer of petition. Even after I began to…