How Heavy Metal Saved Me

View image | Screaming and distorted guitar riffs as mental health therapy, or how Marilyn Manson helped save me from myself. ––– When I was fourteen years old, my parents decided to send me off to Catholic school. The school was the opposite of cool and full of kids whose parents didn’t want them to be […]

But Who Is Mary? My Daughter Starts Catholic School

There were a few things William Lucas Walker had to explain to his non-Catholic daughter after sending her off to an all-girls Catholic school.

Robin Williams Inspired Me To Teach

On the death of a great artist.

Catholic School Students Rally Behind Gay Teacher Fired for Planning His Wedding

Parents and students at Mount de Sales Academy in Macon, Georgia, are not taking this lying down.

The Valuable Lesson of Mortality

The questions we dread are the same ones everyone else dreads. They’re better asked and contemplated in community.

Boys Can Curse But Girls Can’t?

Noah Brand has a few choice words for the sexist stereotypes surrounding a few choice words.

Music for Boys

Why Fiona Apple’s music mattered to Vincent Scarpa, even when he thought it wasn’t supposed to.

The Naked Woman at the Bottom of the Milk Carton

8 year-old John Tinseth had seen pictures of a woman’s breasts before, but this was his first view further south, and he wasn’t sure what he saw was all that great.

The Spoiled Only Child

Being the adopted child of older parents made Christopher Banks the subject of bullying in school.

The Funny Thing About Semen

How a “seminal moment” caused decades of confusion for Jake DiMare.