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


The Resurrection: Why Do We Get Our Bodies Back?

Our Father

What the ‘Our Father’ Says About Us


Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., God, and the Devil


Mary: Indispensable to the Gospel


What the Tongues of Fire Teach Us about the Church


Mary Against the Myths


Paradise Beyond

Silent Speech of God and Elijah

Elijah and the Mystery of God’s Silent Speech


The Reason for Jesus’ Long Goodbye


It Was Still Dark