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August 26, 2002

Vol.187 / No.5
Books
Peter Heinegg August 26, 2002

ldquo Once a reasonable number of our germ cells have been given a chance to impart their DNA to the next generation rdquo U C L A biologist William R Clark reminds us ldquo our somatic cells become so much excess baggage They serve no useful function and they mdash we mdash must die so th

Poem
Barry Ballard August 26, 2002

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My father says it’s too late, the cancer

The Word
John R. Donahue August 26, 2002

After the grand promises given to Peter in Mt 16 16-20 Jesus points his disciples to Jerusalem where he will suffer greatly and ultimately be crucified Peter to whom God revealed that Jesus was Messiah ldquo rebukes rdquo Jesus a strong word often when Jesus ldquo rebukes rdquo a demon

Robert P. Maloney August 26, 2002

Patrick Kavanagh, the Irish poet, once wrote:

Barry R. Strong August 26, 2002

On the Fourth Sunday of Easter, I replaced my pastor as administrator of the parish of the Immaculate Conception in the Diocese of Raleigh. Under the diocesan Code of Professional Responsibility, he was removed by the bishop because of an allegation of sexual misconduct with a teenager that took pla

Editorials
The Editors August 26, 2002

Ever since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, immigrants seeking to enter the United States have faced higher hurdles. This includes asylum seekers, and some have been treated in an especially painful and discriminatory manner. Among them are Haitians currently detained in south Florida. In their de

Books
Christopher W. Franz August 26, 2002

A school particularly a Jesuit school is a family mdash a community of brothers and sisters who share a common name as alumni a common ancestry in the generations that came before common parents in the faculty a common Ignatian culture and a common responsibility for the generations to come A