Bellator Scriptor

Three Dreamy Reads

I didn’t know what I wanted to “do” when I “grew up,” but I knew one constant in my life had been a love of reading and writing, so I chose English Literature.

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Amy Schluterman

The Little Things

As Advent dawns, I can feel my stress level rising. It’s easy to get caught up in the busyness and to forget the reason for the season.

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Regina Donahue

Home Church

My home parish is located in a small town in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It wasn’t one that is obviously aesthetically beautiful. Its community life wasn’t notably stellar. Growing up, I would have never described myself as particularly attached. 

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Daniel Green

Baby Pool Baptism

We assumed we would hold our heads over the font and he would trickle a little water over our heads. No. That’s not good enough.

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Teri Nisser

Christ the King

Christ the King is the name of the parish where I grew up in Des Moines, IA. It’s actually a fairly simple church with a brick exterior and a wooden beam interior.

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Kristen Hamill

Our Lady the Undoer

Sometimes I am disgusted at the rope I bring to her, the rope of my life, full of more huge knots than I care to count. 

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Angela Green

When the Firemen Walked to Church

While visiting her hometown of Little Rock, AR, my mom would often bring me back to her childhood church, St. Edward, which was inhabited by German immigrants in the late 1800s.

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