Category Archives: gender

Four reasons Good Catholic Daughters should consider college after all

The internet is piling on a recent post titled Six Reasons to NOT Send Your Daughter to College. It is ridiculous. College isn’t right for everyone, but to say that it is uniformly unsuited for Good Catholic Girls (excuse me, … Continue reading

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7 things this Catholic woman wants

The Washington Post ran a piece this week on “What Catholic Women Want”, in light of Pope Francis’ assertion that the Church needs a “deeper theology of women”. I was very intrigued by Francis’ claim that our theology regarding women … Continue reading

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The Banner on the Beach (what it’s like to be a woman)

It’s been a long time since I fretted too much about what I look like at the beach. I’m far enough from the self-consciousness of adolescence that I no longer believe that everyone is looking at me. So when I … Continue reading

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Why June 25 might be my favorite day of the year

June 25th, a magical day! Summer is in full swing yet most of it still lies ahead of us. Leisure is abundant and the celebrations of Independence Day are right around the corner. But most importantly…. We’re halfway to Christmas, … Continue reading

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5-year rewind: Seven observations on the death of Margaret Thatcher

In honor of my five-year anniversary blogging at Felice Mi Fa, I am sharing five of my favorite, most meaningful posts. Since I usually post some version of Seven Quick Takes on Fridays, it seemed fitting that I choose one of my … Continue reading

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5-year rewind: Not real enough

In honor of my five-year anniversary blogging at Felice Mi Fa, I am sharing five of my favorite, most meaningful posts. “Not Real Enough” is the perfect example of the kind of post I don’t want to write. It takes a lot … Continue reading

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Seven observations on the death of Margaret Thatcher

— 1 — Margarets are memorable Growing up in the 80s I remember kids teasing me by calling me “Margaret Thatcher”. We weren’t any more politically or internationally aware than your average grade-schoolers, so I’m not sure how this came … Continue reading

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Leaving the dishes

I’d worked all day, I’d been to the gym, I was eating on the fly before running out to another rehearsal. I finished my food and had a few minutes and started to get caught up on a few of … Continue reading

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Wrestling with Beyoncé

“Well Miss Margaret, how’s your ‘sexism at the Super Bowl’ treating you now? The stage is full of women. “ That is what one of my friends asked me as Beyoncé dominated the Super Bowl halftime show. He knew that … Continue reading

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Growing up with Liz Lemon

“That scene when Liz Lemon was drinking wine on the treadmill at 4 in the morning I totally thought of you”. Um, thank you? That was a text I got from my brother a few years ago referring to an … Continue reading

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