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Elizabeth Duffy

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Elizabeth Duffy is a freelance writer and author of a bi-monthly column at Patheos, "The Constant Convert." Duffy contributed a chapter to the book, Style, Sex and Substance: 10 Catholic Women Consider the Things that Really Matter edited by Hallie Lord. Elizabeth's writing has also appeared in The Catholic Educator, and online at Faith and Family Magazine, the Korrektiv Press Blog, and numerous other venues, including her personal blog, "Betty Duffy." She and her husband are expecting their sixth child.

The Constant Convert

Re-igniting the Romance of Faith

Using the Year of Faith for refreshment and a good stretch. Read More »

The Discipline of Desire

Frustrated longing disorients us from God's intent and purposes for our lives. Read More »

Divine Privilege of the Pretty

The awful moment when you realize that bring pretty doesn't get you anywhere with God. Read More »

Virtual Lesions in the Body of Christ

Having the last word can be isolating and destructive in person, and online, too. Read More »

The Fruit Long-Despaired Of

In a summer of drought, orchards and children begin to show their first fruits; suddenly the future looks ripe with promise. Read More »

The Grounding Power of Grace

How extending a hand can prevent future shooting tragedies. Read More »

Recent Articles

Re-igniting the Romance of Faith

Using the Year of Faith for refreshment and a good stretch. Read More »

The Discipline of Desire

Frustrated longing disorients us from God's intent and purposes for our lives. Read More »

Divine Privilege of the Pretty

The awful moment when you realize that bring pretty doesn't get you anywhere with God. Read More »

Virtual Lesions in the Body of Christ

Having the last word can be isolating and destructive in person, and online, too. Read More »

The Fruit Long-Despaired Of

In a summer of drought, orchards and children begin to show their first fruits; suddenly the future looks ripe with promise. Read More »

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