Catholic Poetry Room

Curated by poetry editor, Tim Bete, the Catholic Poetry Room provides the best contemporary Catholic poetry to inspire you and transform the culture. It is our mission to expand the audience for poetry and thereby deepen our love of God and glorify Him. We welcome submissions and recommendations.

Video poem: Lost Things by Tim Bete

Catholic Poetry Room

This week’s poem in the Catholic Poetry Room is a video of Tim Bete reading Lost Things, which originally appeared in Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry 2019.                                                                    Presence […]

Poetry finds a home at

A few months ago, I stumbled across the article, What’s poetry doing on a page like this?, by Matthew Gambino, director and general manager at Matt wrote, “My aim is to point out poets writing right now about life as we are living it, in all its messiness. I’ll shine an inviting light on contemporary poets who are painting […]