Mary Walker

Contributor

Mary is married to John Walker, a wonderfully Catholic captain in the United States Air Force. She graduated from the George Washington University with a BA in political science and from the University of Dallas with a master’s degree in politics. She loves being involved with military spouse activities, playing violin and singing at Mass, and cooking. She also thoroughly enjoys reading and writing about theology, history, politics, feminism, and the U.S. Supreme Court. John and Mary currently reside in a little town called Rome, located in upstate New York.

Distinguishing Rationalization from the Right

It’s incredible to me the number of times I’ll be talking to a friend and they’ll admit to doing something wrong and then spend the next ten minutes expounding upon why it was ultimately a good thing that they chose the wrong action instead of pursuing righteousness. Friends who are guilty of sexual immorality, cheating, […]

The Newest Way to Use Women’s Bodies

For centuries, a small minority of men have used women’s bodies for their own physical pleasure. Through a multitude of sexual sin, such as rape and prostitution, wicked men used and continue to use women as physical objects with complete disregard for their personhood along with their emotional, spiritual and mental wellbeing. There was a […]

Remembering the Quiet Heroes this Independence Day

Yesterday, the highest court in the land (second only to the basketball court that is on it’s roof) ruled that the government cannot force the people who own corporations to provide abortifacent drugs to their employees… …and then social media exploded. So here’s my thing. This week we’re also celebrating the 4th of July. This […]

Why Make An Inherently Positive Faith So Negative?

This weekend we had some great friends visit us from Rhode Island. On Sunday, as they were about to leave to make their journey home, Nick was looking at our books. He picked up one: Popes Against Modern Errors, Hard Hitting Condemnations of Many of Today’s Most Noxious Errors. It’s a book of 16 papal documents […]

Catholicism 101: Why Do Catholics Pray the Rosary?

You’ve seen them before, the mysterious strand of beads that Catholics have hanging from their rearview mirror. You wonder what kind of prayer could possibly require a necklace to pray? First of all, the rosary was never and is still not meant to serve as jewelry. If you’ve ever worn it as a necklace, you […]

What You Can Do to Prevent Sexual Assault

Last week, my husband’s unit underwent one of its periodic trainings resulting from the rise in sexual assaults and sexual harassment in the military.  This is an issue he shows deep concern for; last year, he volunteered to launch a task force at his unit to provide resources to the victims of sexual assault, identify […]

What Fulton Sheen Would Say About Elliot Rodger

Elliot Rodger is the name of the young man who, last week, stabbed and shot people in a horrible killing spree. The awful massacre at Isla Vista has made many people think and write about how the shooting is all about race or all about women or all about guns. Nina Ippolito writes in the […]

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