Reflections on Faith, Family, and the Future of America
“Seasons of Grace” is a letter from my heart. From faith to family, from technology to travel, I’ll be touching on these topics and more—to quote an old and dear friend—through the lens of Scripture and the vantage point of my Catholic Faith. I look forward to talking with you!
Why Do Catholics Do That?
Whether you’re a life-long Catholic or someone who has little direct experience with Catholicism, you may have questions.
Why do Catholics pray to Mary and the saints?
Why so much kneeling at Mass?
Why does the Catholic Church require attendance at Sunday Mass; can’t you pray at home or at the beach?
Here you’ll find answers to some of these and other puzzling questions about the Catholic Faith.
Abraham Lincoln, in his Second Inaugural Address, quoted Matthew 7:1-3, a scripture which has become inextricably linked to the papacy of Pope Francis: “Let us judge not, that we be not judged.” Lincoln sought to move
Priests wear chasubles. Deacons wear dalmatics. My own husband is a deacon, so I already know that. An awful lot of Catholics don’t know, though, how to tell the difference between the liturgical attire for
This article was originally published on Patheos in February 2015. Catholic Schools Week is being celebrated this year from January 31 - February 6. Do you appreciate the Sisters who taught you to add and
THIS JUST IN from the Thomas More Society, the not-for-profit, public interest law firm that is defending David Daleiden against charges that he and his Center for Medical Progress have violated the law in exposing
Kathy Schiffer is a correspondent and blogger for the National Catholic Register. Her freelance articles have appeared in Aleteia, Zenit, the Michigan Catholic, Legatus Magazine, and other Catholic publications. She’s worked for Catholic and Christian ministries since 1988, as radio producer, director of special events and media relations coordinator. Kathy and her husband, Deacon Jerry Schiffer, have three adult children.