Home Alone in the Priesthood
While serving as the deputy chaplain of the U.S.
Limitations and Compromises
When I was an English teacher in public high schools in the decade from 1957 to 1967, one issue I took to heart was the question of my own role in affecting the values of my students.
The Magisterium in the New Millennium
The first lecture I ever gave on the topic of the church’s magisterium was given in Latin to my students at the Gregorian University more than 40 years ago.
Celebrating Dorothy Day
When Dorothy Day turned 75 in 1972, America devoted an entire issue (11/11/72) to her and to the Catholic Worker movement that she had inspired for 40 years.
Books and Culture
Frank McCourt’s impoverished youth in Limerick, recalled so vividly and brutally in Angela’s Ashes, actually could have been much wor
Early Christian history takes on a decidedly postmodern turn in this new-in-paperback work by the Cambridge classicist Keith Hopkins.
An ideal of Ignatius Loyola, one that Jesuit schools still cultivate in their students, is the contemplative in action, someone who combines