The National Catholic Review

April 12, 2004

Vol. 190 No. 13Whole No. 4648

Editorials

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

Articles

A Lent of the Passion
John F. Kavanaugh
We Had Hoped
William A. Barry
The Second Adam
Gerald OCollins
Music Ministry
J. Michael McMahon
Why Did He Do It?
J. Timothy Hipskind

Books and Culture

Books
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.
Books
A Fractious Family
Daniel J. Harrington
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

Columns and Departments

The Word
Show Me!
Dianne Bergant
Faith in Focus
Meeting Father Zhang
Emily Wu
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen
Poem
St. Mary's
Rachel M. Srubas
Letters
Letters
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