Brianna Heldt

Guest Column

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Genetic editing: Stranger than fiction

We’ve all heard the old adage that truth is stranger than fiction, right? Well, the truth is also apparently becoming even stranger–as evidenced by the recent news that, for the […]

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Made in His image

On May 13th, the US Department of Justice and the US Department of Education issued a joint directive to public school districts, regarding the rights afforded to students identifying as […]

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What my ‘yes’ meant

I just recently attended my eldest child’s middle-school choir concert. As I watched her sing her heart out up on the stage–this daughter of mine who prefers music and theater […]

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Let your family culture set the tone for Advent

My husband and I recently celebrated our fourth anniversary of being received into the Catholic Church.  Our conversion is still somewhat of a beautiful mystery to me—how did we, of […]

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Tea, giggles and teaching my daughter the feminine genius

I was 20 years old when I began using oral contraception.  About to be married and unsure of how pregnancy and children ought to fit with Holy Matrimony, I did […]