A journal of inquiry, reflection, and opinion on matters of faith, religion, and ethics in 21st-century America.


We produce 9 issues of our journal per year. Journal features include essays, reflections, book and film reviews, and poetry on key topics relating to faith, religion, and ethics in 21st-century America. Subscribe today to receive full access to Today’s American Catholic, including past, present, and future issues.


Your donations enable us to publish high-quality work, continue to develop our digital presence, and strengthen our community of loyal readers and writers. Please consider making a charitable gift donation to Today’s American Catholic today.

Mailing List

Sign up for our email list to receive news, events, and featured articles from Today’s American Catholic delivered straight to your inbox.

This contact form is deactivated because you refused to accept Google reCaptcha service which is necessary to validate any messages sent by the form.

From Our Current Issue

Under the Bond of Peace: A Pentecost Homily by Fr. Ryan Lerner

We must pray for the Holy Spirit to come anew into our hearts and help us to embrace the dignity of every person regardless of their race, class, creed, tongue, or their country of origin.

Time to Learn from a Blues People by Alex Mikulich

Lament is not only a critical feature of the blues, it is also central to Catholic faith—we sing during Eucharist that we too, with God, “hear the cry of the poor.”

Editorial: Confronting the Unconsumed Past: On New Approaches to Criminal Justice

The moment has arrived to reimagine not just the nature of policing, but the whole complex of policies, procedures, and laws that prop up our broken criminal justice system.

Upcoming Events

Recent Features


The Collapse of Time by Anne Kerrigan

The way that time seemed to morph, collapse, fall in on itself makes it hard to recall specifics. All I know is that it was a horrific experience, a personal nightmare which has been shared by so many others around the world.
© Copyright 2020 Today's American Catholic