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.


Amen: During the journey, don’t forget to look back
Jul 05 2016
When Olivia Bonner, Sarah Conway and Benjamin Cummins graduated June 3, they had spent 15 years – approximately 5/6 of their lives – together.

Amen: Peaceful road warrior
Jun 14 2016
What makes Tim Rubeling – and his younger sisters and their big brothers – walk?

Amen: Reconciling with reconciliation
May 09 2016
The sacrament gives me access to God’s mercy while the sometimes less-than-optimal logistics of procuring it is motivation to stay on the straight and narrow.

Amen: Forwarding the gift of life
Apr 11 2016
From finding a match to the final surgery, a look at organ donation from the perspective of family.

Amen: Daddy-daughter time
Mar 08 2016
‘Woof-woofs,’ polkas and prayers offer life lessons for father of 15-month-old girl.

Amen: Extra-curricular anecdotes of an unforgettable educator
Feb 05 2016
Many parents and alumni say Catholic schools are one of the most consistent sources of quality in education. It’s a fact.

Amen: Two oars in the water - Prayer and work
Dec 15 2015
The way God will fix the violence in the world – wars, murders, shootings and even everyday road rage – is through us, through a change of heart.

Amen: Spread mercy every day
Dec 08 2015
Most are positioned to experience God’s mercy by exercising our spiritual muscles in accordance with our means.

Amen: On the trail with Father Beshoner
Oct 29 2015
After a long hiatus, Father Beshoner recently relaunched Catholic Under the Hood with a seemingly monumental mission: telling the 2,000-year history of the Catholic Church from apostolic times to the present.

Amen: Strong women bolster pilgrimage
Sep 30 2015
Paul McMullen shares a reflection on two women who helped support the 110-mile walking pilgrimage from Baltimore to Philadelphia.