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September 8, 2008

Vol.199 / No.6
The Word
Daniel J. Harrington September 08, 2008

Today we step aside from the usual sequence of readings for the Sundays in Ordinary Time to celebrate the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Since many Catholic institutions schools churches religious communities etc bear the name of ldquo Holy Cross rdquo the expression may be so f

James T. Keane, Jim McDermott September 08, 2008

Richard H. Tierney and America's foray into politics

September 08, 2008

Latin was discarded; the celebrant about-faced; laymen were permitted to make themselves heard from the sanctuary; choirs were disbanded in favor of community sings. My God, it was beautiful! Or at least it would be, as soon as a few problems were worked out.... By now, however, the evidence indicat

News

No Letup in Anti-Christian Violence in India Catholic educational institutions across India closed Aug. 29 to protest the continuing violence against Christians that has left at least 11 people dead in India’s eastern Orissa State. On Aug. 26 Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil of Ernakulam-Angamaly,

Poem
William Bagley September 08, 2008

The substance of God

Books
Russell B. Connors, Jr. September 08, 2008

Charles E Curran is a highly regarded theologian whose works have been widely read and appreciated by colleagues for nearly 50 years He is also well known beyond the academy in the best sense he has been a ldquo man of the church rdquo who has not shied away from controversy when he thought t

Faith in Focus
Kyle T. Kramer September 08, 2008

Finding God in moments that surprise us