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February 4, 2008

Vol.198 / No.3
Of Many Things
James Martin, SJFebruary 04, 2008

My nephew, the liturgical musician

Faith in Focus
Ansley M. DauenhauerFebruary 04, 2008

An adult Christian enters the church.

News

Jesuits Elect New Superior General at Rome Gathering Adolfo Nicolás, S.J., moderator of the Jesuit Conference of East Asia and Oceania, was elected superior general of the Society of Jesus on Jan. 19. Pope Benedict XVI was informed of the election of Father Nicolás before the Jesuits annou

Letters
February 04, 2008

Forgive Us Our Sins I Need Your Help, by George B. Wilson, S. J., (12/17), presents the imagined situation of a bishop asking for advice on how to cope with the pastoral problems of his diocese in the face of the declining number of priests. While he considers a half-dozen strategies, not one of the

Books
George W. HuntFebruary 04, 2008

Allow me to presume that you are one of those mildly perverse people who finds delight in stories that run counter to your usual fuddy-duddy moral judgments offered in public If so then we know that there are several sure-fire kinds of narrative that never lose the naughty appeal of slumming with

John R. DonahueFebruary 04, 2008

Three Gospel stories for Lent and Easter

Current Comment
The EditorsFebruary 04, 2008

Christian Unity One hundred years ago the Rev. Paul Watson and Sister Laura White, co-founders of the American Anglican community called the Franciscan Friars and Sisters of the Atonement, organized the first Christian Unity Octave, a period of prayer for the reunion of the church that extended from