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By Alyssa Bormes
When I’m not writing for WINE, speaking at events, or hosting a Catholic radio show, I have a real job. I teach theology to teenagers.
The other day, Kelly Wahlquist, founder of WINE, asked me about my favorite experience teaching teens the faith. That was easy to answer!
We had a Protestant student in our class, and I was teaching about the queen, Bathsheba, having the ear of her son, King Solomon. I was explaining to the kids... [Read more...]
By Crystal Crocker
My husband paid the driver, as our small group emerged into the morning sun and walked briskly down the cobblestones toward the obelisk. We were to meet our guide there at 8 o’clock sharp. He would be in black was our only description. My concern for locating one dressed in black among the probability of many dressed in black quickly evaporated as we entered an empty plaza.
“Most Romans are late risers,” he smiled as he shook... [Read more...]
By Marge Fenelon
I shop at thrift stores.
I know that’s not a novel idea—you probably shop at them as well if you’re cost-conscious and practical. Most of us can’t stand to pass up a good bargain, and thrift stores are full of them. We also like to support a good cause and many thrift stores are run by charity or service organizations, so we’re helping others by shopping there. As far as thrift stores are concerned, I’m... [Read more...]