Christina Capecchi is a freelance writer from Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, and the editor of SisterStory.org.
As I look ahead to 2017 and that which has never been, I’ve been thinking of all the history that has come before me — both as a Catholic and a member of my family.
The box went up on a Monday evening in August, a plain white box nestled inside a little wooden tent, mounted atop a fence and beneath the outermost reach of a maple.
The Holy Father has charged us to be a ‘listening church,’ but our noisy Information Age makes it hard to listen well, and my generation may suffer the most.
The phone call came when I was boiling sweet corn — suppertime on a hum-drum Sunday whose excitement peaked with a trip to the grocery store. […]
It was a rough July, on a national scale, marked by division: shootings, protests, funerals, conventions.
Staci Perry bakes like she lives. She doesn’t measure. She works with what’s already in the fridge. And she scrapes every last bit out of the […]
It had been a long Thursday, and Brooke Paris couldn’t wait to take off her heels, peel off her contacts and wipe off her make-up. She […]
Father Thomas Byles was 42 when he boarded the Titanic with his second-class ticket and portable altar stone. He had made arrangements with Capt. Edward Smith […]