Guest Commentary

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


My brief experience as a homeless man in Baltimore
Feb 17 2014
Tony Magliano concluded that living as a homeless man – at least for a very brief period – was the best way to understand what it’s like to have no place to call home.

Annulment: potential for healing and growth
Jan 06 2014
Those who promote Communion for the divorced and remarried may be overlooking a valuable remedy offered by the church for several decades – annulments.

Santa Claus: Myth or miracle?
Dec 22 2013
Many years ago, my oldest son asked, "Do you believe in Santa Claus?” I took a breath, carefully thinking through what I was going to say…

Loving your relatives during the holidays
Dec 07 2013
Bob Brody never got along with his mother-in-law.

Holy Trinity teen reflects on NCYC 2013
Nov 25 2013
I am so excited for NCYC this year. We started out to meet our bus at Holy Trinity.

St. Ignatius teen reflects on NCYC 2013
Nov 25 2013
On Nov. 21 we departed from St. Stephen around 8 p.m. Everyone on the bus was so excited.

Respect life – every life
Nov 11 2013
Respect life! Every October the Catholic Church issues this clarion call. But what exactly does it mean to respect life?

St. Ignatius Loyola Academy celebrates 20 years of transforming lives
Nov 04 2013
On Nov. 1, more than 200 friends and supporters of St. Ignatius Loyola Academy gathered to mark the school's anniversary.

Saints aren't superheroes - the secrets to holiness
Nov 01 2013
Today on the feast of All Saints, Pope Francis revealed the secrets to holiness

The spiritual physician and his remedies
Sep 23 2013
In my six months of photographic coverage of Pope Francis, I’ve witnessed the extraordinary emphasis he has placed on personally encountering the sick and disabled.