Roxane Salonen introduces readers to the great Catholic writer, Flannery O'Connor, and invites them on a spiritual journey to Flannery's former digs in Georgia through her personal blog. Grab a mint julep or lemonade and come along
Roxane Salonen responds to her friend's contention that she's one gutsy woman. Here, she explains where she gets her bold.
After being gently challenged by a Christian friend, Roxane Salonen ponders the reason for the religion -- Jesus Christ -- and what living out the Christian faith within the context of Catholicism means to her.
Roxane Salonen shares her reaction to learning of the "turning to Rome" of a Swedish evangelical pastor and his wife, viewing the news as reason enough to do a little happy dance, Lent and all.
A book review inspires Roxane Salonen to consider how her prayer can become the day itself.
As a young girl, Roxane loved fishing with her dad. Recently, she read a reflection on fishing that brought her straight back to that place of reeling and casting, and it's all about love.
As parents, we are all faced at one time or another with big questions from our children. Here, read how columnist Roxane Salonen responded when her youngest child came to her in tears with a question about
Roxane Salonen laments being outlet-dependent, but not without discovering a way to re-frame her conundrum by comparing it to her need to plug into the source of energy that never wanes.
Roxane Salonen weaves thoughts about Advent into observations she had after attending her kids' elementary Advent program.
Roxane Salonen ponders the reality of eternal life, and what made it finally click for her.
Roxane Salonen describes her meeting with Jennifer Fulwiler and what she learned from the author of "Conversion Diary".
We stand to learn a lot from the Virgin Mary, and Roxane Salonen beautifully unpacks a recent talk she heard by Dr. Edward Sri about Mary.
A priest, a chef, an author, a very special man -- Roxanne Salonen introduces us to Fr. Leo Patalinghug.
Roxane Salonen describes how the "mustard seed" of one couple's faith has blossomed into a beautiful family tree.
Roxane Salonen looks at the teachings offered about marriage in a recent USCCB pamphlet, "Life Matters: Explaining the Reality of Marriage to Family and Friends".