Rebecca Ryskind Teti

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Rebecca Ryskind Teti

Rebecca Ryskind Teti lives in Hyattsville, MD with her husband, four kids and a misbehaving beagle. She is Director of Women’s Programs at Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center, a frequent speaker on prayer, spirituality and the intersection of faith and culture, and web editor for CatholicDigest.com.

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Four Words We’re Using Nobody Understands

A dozen years ago I was giving a talk on sexual purity to couples in a marriage preparation program. I could tell by their semi-hostile fidgeting I was losing them so though I was a bit afraid of what... More

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Should Ryan Anderson Be Allowed to Vote?

Ryan Anderson of The Heritage Foundation just had a bracing Twitter debate about marriage and civility with Josh Barro, a reporter for the New York Times.  You can read the entire exchange for yourse... More

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Talk about an entitlement mentality

You know who had the best commentary on the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby case? Comedian Louis C.K. back in 2009. I assume the comic would take the Planned Parenthood side of the dispute if he were di... More

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The Pope Is Right About Inequality

You know what you never hear anyone say anymore? “It’s a free country.” Some of us may still oppose specific Progressive policies such as abortion on demand or gender-free marriage, bu... More

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The solution to clericalism is not simply to have more laity involved inside the Church walls

If you want to know how difficult it is for one man, even a pope, to change an entrenched mentality, take a look at how well-meaning Catholics can completely miss what the Pope is trying to tell us. ... More

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Who’s Afraid of Political Parties?

[caption id="attachment_59064" align="alignnone" width="648"] This is how we like to think about political campaigns.[/caption] With Congressional election season upon us, we're about to be reminde... More


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