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

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

The Day the World Was Reborn