Mary Beth McCauley has written for the Monitor since 2002, and is covering matters of faith, ethics and values as they intersect with the family.
Earlier, she wrote a regular religion column for the Philadelphia Inquirer, and was named Writer of the Year by the Religion Newswriters Association for her work at the paper. She has also contributed to publications such as the Washington Post and the Religion News Service.
A lifelong resident of the Philadelphia area, she is the mother of three children.
How an Army ethicist works to mold moral soldiers
Why religion still matters
‘I have to have humility’: How Second Commandment helped man find freedom
‘Thou shalt not steal’: Even someone else’s joy, says one educator
‘ A Labor Day prayer for brotherhood, in America the Beautiful
Tithing, church giving dips; sign of the economy or value of charity?
The Faith Factor: Religion's new prominence in the 2012 campaign
Gratitude: A healthy recipe for Thanksgiving
The etiquette gap
Prayers optional: Vacation at Italy's religious guesthouses
Stories by Mary Beth McCauley