Category Archives: Religious Liberty

The King’s Prey, by Susan Peek

Terrible but true, Princess Dymphna flees Daemon, her father who, in his madness believes her to be his late wife, Odilla. He demands that Dymphna marries him. With the aid of her confessor and a few companions, Dymphna flees across … Continue reading

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The End of the Hunt, by Thomas Flanagan

As Ireland marks the centennial of the Easter Rising, Thomas Flanagan’s nearly two thousand page trilogy—The Year of the French, The Tenants of Time, and The End of the Hunt—immerses readers in Ireland’s struggles between 1798 and 1923, culminating with … Continue reading

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The Unbloody Cross?

The most interesting thing I have to tell fellow writers this month is about being censored. I bought a “self-publishing” contract with a reputable firm connected to a major Christian publisher. For help with margins and a cover design, the … Continue reading

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Does Legalizing “Same-Sex Marriage” also Legalize the “Three Parent Family”?

A blog I wrote on “same-sex marriage” was included in the Roundup on May 13. This post is on the same topic. The outcome of the pending court decision can profoundly change our Catholic freedom as we know it. The potential … Continue reading

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Something More: The Professional’s Pursuit of a Meaningful Life, by Randy Hain

  Busy? Full time job + writing projects + volunteering + home schooling + committees, oh yes, there’s the family and faith to squeeze in there somewhere while trying to remain sane and healthy. Randy Hain’s been there and found … Continue reading

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The Nativity of Our Lord

Luke 2: 1-20 The Infancy Narrative In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole world should be enrolled. This was the first enrollment, when Quirinius was governor of Syria. So all went to be enrolled, … Continue reading

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Giving thanks

It’s a couple of days early, but the season is never wrong for giving thanks. I’ve seen a number of gratitude challenges online this year, and I think it’s a great trend. Last year at this time, I had just returned from … Continue reading

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From the President’s Desk – Courage and the Catholic Writer

As I write this, it is a gloomy, cold and wet day.  It feels more like the end of November than September. The Farmers’ Almanac and recent weather forecasts have predicted that Canada and much of the Northern and Midwestern … Continue reading

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Fortnight for Freedom: Freedom to Serve (and Love)

Fortnight for Freedom: Freedom to Serve The US Conference of Catholic Bishops has adopted this modifier—freedom to serve—for the third annual Fortnight for Freedom campaign. Most people are aware of the legal battles being waged in this country, and readers of … Continue reading

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Fortnight for Freedom 2014 – Join Us in Writing for Religious Liberty

The Fortnight for Freedom begins tomorrow!  We’ll be hosting several columns on that theme over the next several weeks.  If you’ve written on religious liberty, please post a link here so everyone can enjoy your work!

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