September 18, 2006

Vol. 195 No. 7Whole No. 4744

Editorials

Current Comment
Cuban Immigrants FavoredCubans stand apart in notable ways from other Hispanic groups in the United States, according to a report by the Pew Hispanic Center.
The People's Schools
Alma E. Miller was 102 years old when she died in 1994. For 78 of those years she had been a member of the religious congregation called the Society of the Sacred Heart.

Articles

Editing Henri Nouwen
Robert Ellsberg
Henri Nouwen worked with many editors in his life. As it turned out, I was the last.
Finding the Quiet Center
Gerald S. Twomey

Henri Nouwen, a popular and prolific author and spiritual guide, died suddenly on Sept. 21, 1996, from the complications of two major heart attacks.

Books and Culture

Books
The Great Circle of Love
William J. Collinge
Next year will mark 50 years since John S.
Books
The Man Behind Unity
Peter J. Bernardi
Among the signal achievements of the Second Vatican Council is the Roman Catholic Church’s irreversible commitment to the cause of Christ
Books
Meeting His Past
John B. Breslin
I first met John McGahern in the 1990’s, when I was teaching a summer course in contemporary Irish literature for Georgetown students at

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Origin of Wars and Other Conflicts
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
Preaching: A Ministry (Still) in Distress
Camille DArienzo
Columns
What Vacation?
Terry Golway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen
Letters
Letters