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Reflections of a First-Time Mother

by Susan Hines-Brigger on 5/14/17 7:15 AM

As a mother, nighttime has become sacred for me. I'm not quite sure when it became that way, but...

Here's to Strong Women

by Susan Hines-Brigger on 5/11/17 7:00 AM

I grew up in a family of three girls, and my parents taught my sisters and me that we are...

The Cycles of Parenthood

by Susan Hines-Brigger on 3/23/17 7:00 AM

“Beginnings are scary, endings are usually sad, but it’s the middle that counts the most.”


All the News That’s Fit to Share

by Susan Hines-Brigger on 3/14/17 7:00 AM

Seek truth and report it.

Minimize harm.

Act independently.

Be accountable and transparent.


A Challenge to Catholic Schools

by Susan Hines-Brigger on 1/29/17 10:54 PM


Starting this week, Catholic schools across the country will celebrate their unique identity...

A Trip to the March for Life

by Susan Hines-Brigger on 1/25/17 7:00 AM

This month, thousands of people will gather in Washington, DC, for the annual March for Life. My...

Year of Mercy, Continued

by Susan Hines-Brigger on 1/18/17 6:00 AM

This week, the United States will inaugurate its 45th president. It will officially mark the end...

Everyday Mercy

by Susan Hines-Brigger on 11/2/16 7:00 AM

A few weeks ago, I was sitting with my dad in his room at the retirement home when I noticed...

The Challenge of Being a Positive Parent

by Susan Hines-Brigger on 4/15/16 7:00 AM
Image: Joshua Clay.

The other day during a leadership seminar I’m taking, the instructor said...

Year of Mercy: It's a Family Affair

by Susan Hines-Brigger on 4/10/16 8:16 AM
Image: Fresco at Parz Castle, Allegory of Mercy.

One night, I came home from a busy day at work. As...