Bella’s bello Eduardo Verástegui

You might have to squint to find Eduardo Verástegui in his new movie, Little Boy. The actor, whose looks are proof of the existence of God, appears briefly as a bald, spectacle-wearing priest. His role in the film itself may be small, but it was just the opposite being the film’s co-executive producer. From Metanoia (Conversion) Films comes a story […]

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Little Sisters of the Poor

Before the Little Sisters of the Poor were famous for challenging the HHS mandate, my daughter, Molly, volunteered at one of their homes for the aged. Her stories about the joy in that house so inspired me (An old folks’ home that is not depressing? People need to hear about this!) that I contacted them and set up this interview for Catholic […]

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Mark Wahlberg and the Catholic Conscience

Mark Wahlberg’s best moment emceeing the Festival of Families in Philadelphia came right after Bobby Hill sang a pure and piercing Pie Jesu before Pope Francis and the world. The boy got to meet the Holy Father, a thrilling moment for him. Then Wahlberg beckoned him over. Is it me or did the kid look even more happy to meet […]

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Middle Aging Gracefully

I love being middle-aged. Don’t get me wrong – I don’t love the mousy gray hair that loiters at my temples even though Miss Clairol and I kick it out every 10 weeks. I don’t love my matching set of grandma hands – why, oh why, didn’t I soak my hands in Ivory dish detergent when I had the chance?

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