The National Catholic Review

September 18, 2006

Vol. 195 No. 7Whole No. 4744


Current Comment

Cuban Immigrants Favored

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.


Editing Henri Nouwen
Robert Ellsberg
Finding the Quiet Center
Gerald S. Twomey

Books and Culture

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

The Great Circle of Love
William J. Collinge

Next year will mark 50 years since John S.

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

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

What Vacation?

Terry Golway

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Drew Christiansen


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