Abigail Palmer

Save Our Catholic Schools


About 10 years ago (ancient times) there was a song on the radio from a sensitive hipster band. One of the song’s plaintive rhymes described “Catholic schoooool, as vicious as Roman ruuule.” The singer described a lady in black, hitting his knuckles, asserting that “fear is the heart of love.” From the first I heard […]

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My Kingdom for the Pill


A certain figure has been looming unexpectedly in my mind over the last month. The adverb “unexpectedly” is the key — it could not refer to the Holy Father, whose passing gripped the Church and the rest of the world. Pope John Paul II, may he rest in peace. Rather, the figure that plagues me […]

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