Christina Capecchi is a freelance writer from Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, and the editor of SisterStory.org.
“Today, the homely hero of ‘Horton Hatches The Egg’ feels like a symbol of what we are sorely lacking in a culture that sets us up to be flighty and fickle.”
“We tend to measure life in terms of resume points and marathon moments. But what nobler goal could you pursue than to be like Bridgann, to be faithful in everyday life?”
“Her story speaks to us now as we look back at 2020, a year that delivered more than one crisis in succession. As we process the fear and the loss, may we follow Violet’s lead.”
“As All Saints Day and All Souls Day near this difficult year, when COVID-19 has claimed more than 200,000 lives, we should embrace the communion of saints.”
“It was as beautiful as any issue of Magnolia Journal. The content was aimed at Catholic women, to help them embrace their homes. It featured more than 100 professional photographs of the homes of Catholic women across the country.”
“Maps are about remembering.”
“When you couldn’t go anywhere else – churches were closed, even playgrounds were cordoned off – you could still walk in the woods. So we did, religiously.”
The nurses kept using the same word. The doctors used it, too: Rock star.