The National Catholic Review

September 20, 2004

Vol. 191 No. 7Whole No. 4662


Leave No School Behind

No one had to tell the delegates at the fourth annual convention of the Catholic Educational Association that Catholic schools aim to help their students become true Christians.


A Glass Half Empty
James J. DiGiacomo

At the height of the cult phenomenon in the 1970’s, Rabbi Maurice Davis, an experienced deprogrammer, reflected on his experience helping young people return to their families and mainstream societ

Hospitality at Church
Kristeen A. Bruun

The advice appeared in a newspaper column written by an interior decorator.

Selling Ourselves on the Marriage Market
Bridget Burke Ravizza

Talking with college students about marriage from a Christian perspectiveas a permanent, faithful, covenantal commitmentis like swimming against the tide.

Both Gen-Y and Catholic
Mark Mossa

"Isn’t he sooo cute!” coos Amy. She is not talking about some fraternity boy she’s in love with. She’s melting over John Paul II chanting a Latin hymn on a CD she has brought with her on retreat.

Books and Culture

The Adolescent Faith Journey
Julie A. Collins
I first met James DiGiacomo, S.J., in the mid-70’s at a national workshop he was leading for the Jesuit Secondary Education Association o
River+Mountains+Gospel Living
George M. Anderson
Reading a work by someone you’ve met and whose life and ministry you admirethat inevitably counts as a factor when you sit down to review
God Comes First
William Reiser
Michael McClymond is Clarence Louis and Helen Irene Steber Professor of Theological Studies at Saint Louis University.

Columns and Departments

The Word
It's None of My Business
Dianne Bergant
Faith in Focus
A Witness to Joy
Debbie Rosenberg
A Gross Campaign
Terry Gollway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Mark Mossa
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