About Catherine Szeltner

Catherine currently resides in Washington, D.C. and works as a News Writer/ Producer for EWTN News Nightly. She is a proud graduate of Florida State University, where she majored in Communications-Advertising. Catherine is a cradle Catholic and has a strong devotion to the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, St. Therese of Lisieux, and the Holy Rosary. Catherine enjoys good conversation, her Seminole football, real sweet tea, and all things Catholic. @CatSzeltner

Posts by Catherine Szeltner:


Taking the Temperature on Japan’s Celibacy Syndrome

Our culture is no longer shocked by pornographic images and even encourages young adults to be wildly promiscuous. So imagine my bewilderment when I read the recent headline,  “Why Have Young People In Japan Stopped Having Sex?” If you’re having trouble imagining, I’ll just tell you- I was thunderstruck. Before reading the article, my brain […]

St. Anne with a young St. Mary

St. Anne, St. Anne, Send Me A Man

The other day on the Metro coming back from work, I couldn’t help but people watch. I observed a couple and their son- he had to be about 6 years old. I watched the sweet family interact and I caught myself thinking I wonder how old this couple is. I wonder how old they were […]


The Rosary: From “Catholic Guilt” to Zeal

I keep my favorite Rosary in my purse.  It serves as a constant reminder for prayer every time I slip my hand in to get something.  It seems to whisper, Catherine, you really should pray the Rosary right now. It’s been awhile. There’s that “Catholic guilt” I’ve come to know and love. I’ve known how […]