Tom Hoopes is writer in residence at Benedictine College, in Atchison, Kansas, where he teaches in the Journalism and Mass Communications Department and edits The Gregorian, a Catholic identity speech digest. He was previously editor of the National Catholic Register for 10 years and with his wife, April, of Faith & Family magazine for five. He began his career as press secretary for the U.S. House Ways & Means Chairman and is a frequent contributor to Catholic publications. He lives in Atchison with his wife and nine children.
And so begins February, the shortest month as it appears on the calendar, the longest month as it is lived in real life. Consider all the wretched things about February: It has incessant cold ic... More
I love the Washington, D.C., March for Life. It shows an amazing sacrifice on the part of the hundreds of thousands willing to do whatever it takes to get there and wait out in the bitter chill be... More
Sometimes I think I’m an ideologue, sometimes I think I’m a pragmatist, but at all times I wish I was principle centered. So I tried to explore what each of those things is … Let me know what yo... More