Kathy Schiffer

Kathy Schiffer is a free-lance writer and speaker. Her articles have appeared on Aleteia, the Kresta in the Afternoon Blog, the Michigan Catholic, Catholic Exchange and Legatus Magazine. She is currently writing her first novel.



Don’t Worry, Be Happy … Sing the “Ave Maria”

  He is a gentle, happy man.  A ten-time Grammy Award winner, a virtuoso vocalist and conductor, Bobby McFerrin is best known for his 1988 hit “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.” Bobby McFerrin’s peaceful, joy-filled improvisations well up in a heart that is attuned to...

A Family That Prays Together…

…Stays Together. That was the message of Servant of God Patrick Peyton, the founder of Holy Cross Family Ministries who was best known as the “Rosary Priest.” Just in time for the World Meeting of Families, Saint Benedict Press has released a new book chock-full...

Helping Women Help Themselves

On August 19, the Church in the United States observes the optional memorial of St. John Eudes, French preacher and vociferous opponent of Jansenism. . St. John devoted himself to helping France’s “fallen women,” eventually founding a new religious order for them, the...

Orvieto and The Feast of Corpus Christi

The town of Orvieto is an Etruscan city located in the scenic region of Umbria, between Firenze (Florence) and Roma (Rome). I first visited the medieval town of Orvieto in 2002, and again in 2006. It’s the eucharistic miracle which is preserved there that I want to...

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