Ellie Hidalgo

Ellie Hidalgo writes from Los Angeles.

Rite You Are

I love the Easter rituals that help me connect with the emotion and significance of this holiest day of the year. So I felt particularly…

Accounting Before God

Recently, I was talking with a group of socially conscious Catholic friends about money. The question came up, “How does being Catholic influence how we…

A Prophet in Progress

In Oscar Romero: Memories in Mosaic, editor Mar?a L?pez Vigil paints a collective portrait of the beloved prophet, pastor, consoler, and martyr of El Salvador.…

Sex, Drugs, and Mandolins

Sex, drugs, and mandolins. That pretty much describes the first half of Francis of Assisi’s life, says best-selling author David Spoto. His book, Reluctant Saint:…