The National Catholic Review

April 21, 2003

Vol. 188 No. 14Whole No. 4608


Renewed and Transformed
Let him easter in us, be a dayspring to the dimness of us, be a crimson-cresseted east,


The Empty Tomb
Gerald O'Collins

As Easter comes round again, many wonder how to understand the resurrection of Jesus Christ and its message for us. His empty tomb can make believers hesitant and even mildly embarrassed.

Forgiveness: A Radical New Factor
William Bole

A few years ago, a gutsy doctor named Susan Black strode into the merciless mess of Kosovo.

St. Joseph
Paul Mariani

My fascination with St. Joseph begins with a story my wife told me 40 years ago. It’s the story of our first meeting, in a bar off Jericho Turnpike in Mineola, Long Island.

The Imaculate Heart of Mary
Janice Farnham

In the cold December half-light where I sat with my first cup of coffee, it caught my eye.

Contemporary Catholics on Traditional Devotions
James Martin, SJ

During the weeks of Lent, America has offered a series of articles by Catholic writers on traditional devotions. This week we conclude our eight-part series with a look at devotion to St.

Fellowship in Faith: Jewish, Christian and Muslim
Patrick J. Ryan

Tensions between Jews and Christians and Muslims in Israel-Palestine and the Middle East more generally, as well as violent Christian-Muslim clashes in Indonesia, Pakistan, Sudan and Nigeria in rec

Books and Culture

What of St. Peter's Facade?
Franco Mormando
In case you have ever wondered why the facade of St.
See the Clown and More
John R. Donahue
From the time of the Devotio Moderna to the present, books offering guided meditations on Jesus have been a staple of Christian sp
Paradise Lost
Tom Deignan
During an interview several years ago, Edna O’Brien told me a story about an appearance of hers in the 1960’s on an Irish television prog

Columns and Departments

The Word
'We Have Seen the Lord!'
Dianne Bergant
Faith in Focus
Tyler the Tightwad
Alma Roberts Giordan
Discussing War With Children
Thomas J. McCarthy
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
James Martin, SJ
Road to Emmaus
Sandra Dugruid
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