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June 18, 2007

Vol.196 / No.21
Shaina AberJune 18, 2007

Tragedy struck the family of Francisco-Javier Domínguez Rivera, a 22-year-old native of the State of Puebla in Mexico, in mid-January 2007. Francisco was shot to death by a U.S. Border Patrol agent while attempting to cross the desert between Bisbee and Douglas, Ariz. The agent reported that he had

Poem

Wed scatter at our fathers thunder bark:

Books
John J. McLaughlinJune 18, 2007

In his beautiful and moving Letters to Sam Daniel Gottlieb a renowned psychologist who has lived with quadriplegia for 25 years imparts uncommon wisdom about the lifelong journey of becoming a man Written as a series of letters to his grandson Sam the book mdash which draws on Gottlieb rsquo s

Doris DonnellyJune 18, 2007

Susannah Heschel, daughter of Jewish thinker Abraham Heschel, discusses his father's life and work.

Faith in Focus
Karen Sue SmithJune 18, 2007

A small but important collection of ingeniously designed yet simple-to-use devices from around the globe is currently on display at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum (part of the Smithsonian Institution) in New York City, where it will be on view until Sept. 23. Organized outdoors in the lush

The Word

We usually associate John the Baptist with the Advent season But here in early summer we encounter John once more in order to celebrate his birth on June 24 So important is this solemnity that today it replaces the Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time The New Testament does not supply precise informa

Faith in Focus
Daniel P. HoranJune 18, 2007

The importance of solitude