All Catholic Review editorial staff members contribute to the Amen column, which covers topics ranging from weddings to Mother's Day to dealing with loss.


As cards come this Christmas, take time to look and see
Dec 19 2014
Earlier this month, the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C., opened an exhibition dedicated to Renaissance and Baroque images of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

We need more “wise men” to seek the Lord
Dec 05 2014
Often, when we think of the story of Christ’s birth, we mash up the Lucan narrative with Matthew’s version.

All done
Nov 21 2014
It seems that in some parishes, announcements have become more a test of patience than a time to inform parishioners of special activities in the community.

Black Dons roll back home
Nov 07 2014
African-Americans in 2014 are afforded liberties that were unimaginable decades prior.

Embracing life is better than choosing death
Oct 23 2014
Brittany Maynard’s touching story is making the rounds of social media these days.

Awash in hope
Oct 10 2014
If you want to meet some of the most passionate and quirky fans in baseball, come to Section 336 in the upper deck of Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

You are what you eat? Considering the ethics of eating
Sep 26 2014
Is there such a thing as a Christian diet?

Archbishop Carroll, prayer and the War of 1812
Sep 12 2014
It sure was not easy being Archbishop of Baltimore in the early 1800s.

Cumberland’s angels
Aug 29 2014
For many children in Cumberland, school isn’t just about feeding minds.

‘Au revoir,’ not ‘good-bye’ as colleagues take leave
Aug 15 2014
It’s not unusual these days for faces to be missing from workplaces, neighborhoods and churches.