The National Catholic Review

April 12, 2004

Vol. 190 No. 13Whole No. 4648


The Cross and the Empty Tomb

In Bach’s oratorio The Saint John Passion, a bass aria begins: “Eilt—Hurry, hurry you suffering souls.” In an urgent whisper, the chorus responds: “Wohin—where to?” The soloist replies, “Nach Golgotha—to Calvary.” That chorus represents the whole human family i


We Had Hoped
William A. Barry
The Second Adam
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Music Ministry
J. Michael McMahon
Why Did He Do It?
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A Lent of the Passion
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Books and Culture

A Fractious Family
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The most dramatic event of the 21st century thus far has been the destruction of the twin towers at the World Trade Center (for many, the

Son of San Antonio
William A. Barry

Recently I received an e-mail from a Jesuit newly arrived in El Salvador to do some pastoral work.

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