Taking It For The Team

Taking It For The Team

I was talking to a non-Catholic friend the other day when, for whatever reason, the conversation turned toward sex and morality. I always get a little uncomfortable when this happens because I’m a serious Catholic, and people know that: my friends have become...
Living More Abundantly

Living More Abundantly

It may be different now, but the chapel of the Newman Center at GWU when I was a student was in pretty rough shape. The floor creaked, the AC/heat was unreliable at best, and it had the general run-down, jerry-rigged feel of the room that was built over a retro-fitted...
Modern Advances and the Moral Order

Modern Advances and the Moral Order

by Mary Walker I think one of the most fallacious arguments I’ve heard in the context of debating religion is that the Catholic Church is patently against technology and innovation. A girlfriend whom I love dearly said to me a few weeks ago, “The Church will come...
The Forgotten Modesty

The Forgotten Modesty

Back in my glory days at Benedictine College, I would often peruse the ‘for sale’ shelf at the school library for the next 5 cent masterpiece that would change my life.  The shelf would have more appropriately named ‘pre-combustion row’ and...
Marriage: A “Liberal” Idea?

Marriage: A “Liberal” Idea?

by Mary Walker I’m sure everyone remembers learning about John Locke in high school or college Western Civ classes. Indisputably, he was a huge intellectual force during the American Revolution and we owe much of our esteemed system of government to this brilliant...