Stephen Beale

Stephen Beale


Stephen Beale is a freelance writer based in Providence, Rhode Island. Raised as an evangelical Protestant, he is a convert to Catholicism. He is a former news editor at and was a correspondent for the New Hampshire Union Leader, where he covered the 2008 presidential primary. He has appeared on Fox News, C-SPAN and the Today Show and his writing has been published in the Washington Times, Providence Journal, the National Catholic Register and on and A native of Topsfield, Massachusetts, he graduated from Brown University in 2004 with a degree in classics and history. His areas of interest include Eastern Christianity, Marian and Eucharistic theology, medieval history, and the saints. He welcomes tips, suggestions, and any other feedback at bealenews at gmail dot com. Follow him on Twitter at

Our Father

Trespassing: The Great Sin in the Our Father?


Constant Prayer Unites Us to Christ, the True Temple

Devotion to Mary

Enter the World of Devotion to Mary


Called to Be Living Stones


What Are We? Body and Soul…and Spirit?


Catholicism: The Scandal of Universality


The ‘Mad Virtues’ of a Secular Society


Finding the Truth of the “Historical Jesus”


The Agony and Ecstasy: How Was Scripture Inspired?


Faith: A Matter of the Heart or Head?