Reasonably Catholic: Keeping the Faith

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On synchronicity

Erin MustoMaddie

Erin Musto describes episodes of synchronicity she experienced — and which she attributes to God’s loving care — during crises in her life: her husband’s leaving her for a family friend and the death of her 5 1/2- year-old daughter, Maddie, to a rare, inoperable cancer.

The foundation Erin set up in Maddie’s memory can be found at and on Facebook. Erin also has a blog,

Prof Combs 2Prof. Allan Leslie Combs, of the California Institute of Integral Studies, is co-author of the classic book Synchronicity: Through the Eyes of Science, Myth and the Trickster. He believes synchronicity is born of the creative abundance of the universe.


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Making peace with aging: advice for women


Catholic author Lisa Mladinich offers spiritual, physical and emotional advice for women at midlife.

Richard AllevaBrooklyn posterCommonweal film critic Richard Alleva recommends “Brooklyn,” a straightforwardly told human story featuring a good-guy priest.


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