Shelter from the Storm

The main gathering room of the Catholic Action Center is crowded. It’s Sunday, and more than 100 people are sitting and standing at various donated tables, chairs and couches around the room, waiting for the…

Traveling through a failing memory

With my grandmother, Elizabeth Oudhuis DeLetter, August 2015. Photo provided by Emily DeLetter. “I’ve been to Java, Batra, Sumatra, Borneo, Celebes, Bali, Lombok, Sumba, Sumbawa, Flores, Timor, enzoorvort…”  I’m fiddling with my napkin. I watch…

Demand for IUDs increases as women fear losing healthcare

by Emily DeLetter Sarah Dolen has tried other forms of birth control before, but none are as effective as her IUD. The device’s convenience was a no-brainer. “There’s no user error because once it’s inserted…