Author - Brian Doyle

Brian Doyle was the editor of Portland Magazine at the University of Portland and a longtime contributor to U.S. Catholic. He passed away in May 2017.

Advice to my son

Don’t eat that! Do ask questions. Do not use that tone of voice with me, young man. Do pick up the wet towel from the floor and hang it either on the...

A Prayer For Our Daily Murder

Frequent contributor Brian Doyle writes, furious and haunted and mourning, from Oregon, where nine people were murdered and 10 others crippled by a gun-toting...

Were you there?

Let the slow, poignant shuffle begin–the Veneration of the Cross. A priest prone, his face to the floor, his arms stretched like broken wings. The chapel...