Ann Garrido is associate professor of homiletics at Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis. She is the author of #Rules_of_Engagement: 8 Christian Habits for Being Good and Doing Good Online (Ave Maria Press, 2021). Those ready to pledge to observe the eight commitments in their own social media use can do so at

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Showing up Christian online: 8 ways to be 'leaven' on social media

Commentary: It is no longer a question of whether we will engage social media as Christians, but how. Here are eight simple commitments every Christian can make to do their part in leavening this new digital world.


The fire of your love

Daily Easter Reflections: The liturgical calendar offers us a number of beautiful feasts this June, each of which highlights a different dimension of the mystery of love as we have come to know it in our lives as Christians.