Elizabeth Scalia is a Benedictine Oblate and author of several books including the award-winning Strange Gods: Unmasking the Idols in Everyday Life (Ave Maria Press) and Little Sins Mean a Lot (OSV). Before joining the Word on Fire team as a Editor at Large, she served as Editor-in-Chief of the English edition of Aleteia, and as Managing Editor of the Catholic section of Patheos.com. Elizabeth also blogs as “The Anchoress” at www.theanchoress.com. She is married, and living on Long Island.
Elizabeth Scalia Latest Blog Posts
In a World of Miracles, We Can’t Look Away from Ourselves
by Elizabeth Scalia . October 04, 2018 . 0 Comments
He is 76 years old, now, and just weeks ago retired from a long and culturally relevant musical career, but in 1986, Paul Simon took a look at headlines full of pain and promise—stories about advances in ...
The Best Lesson Ratzinger Ever Taught Me
by Elizabeth Scalia . September 27, 2018 . 0 Comments
The Pope Emeritus, whether as Benedict XVI or Joseph Ratzinger, ranks among those I call my first and best teachers within Catholicism. And because I am a needy and often recalcitrant student, I need a lot of them, so...
Can the Crisis in the Church Lead Us to Something Wonderful?
by Elizabeth Scalia . September 20, 2018 . 0 Comments
I wonder if anyone but me remembers this little book Why Am I Afraid to Tell You Who I Am? by John Powell, SJ? I remember a friend sharing her copy with me in the late 1970s, but I think we were both too youn...