Guest Commentary

These opinion columns have been submitted to the Catholic Review from various guest columnists. 


Don't think of practice as a noun
Mar 30 2016
How does anyone get good at anything? Practice.

What is God like?
Mar 23 2016
There are two theological questions of enormous importance, an exploration into God: "What is God like?" and "How must I behave?" ​

The positive aspects of rejection
Mar 18 2016
Question your failures, but also question your success. Don’t get trapped imagining a world that never existed. Don’t ask, what if?

Putting the important things on your bucket list
Mar 10 2016
It's not healthy to be morbid or crazy about the future, especially when you're young and looking forward to a long life, but the truth is, our time in this life is transitory.

Justice Scalia: Man of the people
Feb 23 2016
Justice Scalia perceived that the greatest threat to self-government was the Supreme Court's tendency to read into the Constitution the values it would like society to adopt.

A chance to fill the pages of the book of life
Feb 18 2016
There's nothing new under the sun, except for you, and the wonderful things you'll bring to the future.

Little Sisters of the Poor on Supreme Court case: Why we can’t “just sign the form”
Feb 04 2016
Contrary to how it is often presented, Form 700 is neither a simple declaration of conscientious objection, nor an “opt out” regarding the HHS Contraceptive Mandate. Form 700 is a permission slip.

Embracing a resolution that will last
Jan 07 2016
Imagining change is easy. Implementing change is difficult. That’s why I question most resolutions. What you want is probably a good thing, but to reach that goal, you need to think of the journey as much as the destination.

Good decisions can be made at any age
Dec 29 2015
Making decisions is an art that gets easier with time and experience. But good decisions are absolutely achievable at all ages.

‘I couldn’t do it without Him’
Dec 23 2015
Without Jesus, we have no salvation, no redemption, no Incarnation, no life-death-Resurrection