March 1, 2010

Vol. 202 No. 6Whole No. 4884 Download PDF

Editorials

Current Comment
The Age of the E-Reader; Aid and Corruption in Haiti; Arctic Contemplatives
A Debt to the Future
Politicians need to hear from the American people that they are willing to make sacrifices for the future of the nation.

Articles

Haiti's Resilient Faith
Margarita A. Mooney

As I grieved over the recent earthquake victims in Haiti, many friends who know of my close personal ties to that country sought to console me.

Welcoming the Roman Missal
Arthur J. Serratelli

To change means that one is alive. This applies to people, institutions and languages.

Pardon Is the Word
Rowan Williams
Shakespeare, Edmund Campion and the grace of forgiveness

Books and Culture

Books
Imaginary Friends
John C. Hawley
'Summertime' is a meandering series of interviews with relatives and former lovers of 'John Coetzee.'
Books
After Peter
Anthony D. Andreassi
In his latest book, John W. O'Malley, S.J., serves up a hard-nosed history of so many saints and sinners.
Books
Friendship, Rivalry, Redemption
Ron Hansen
Gail Godwin writes with the shrewdness and wit of Muriel Spark and a tender, fetching, Southern voice.
Portfolio
Lenten Mysteries
Terrence E. Dempsey
The exhibit “Good Friday” explores the enduring power of the image of the suffering Christ for contemporary artists.

Columns and Departments

The Word
I Am Who Am
Barbara E. Reid
Faith in Focus
Ward Healer
Aaron Biller
The spiritual exercises of a hospital chaplain
Faith in Focus
The Quiet Space
David Berry
Reading between the lines of the Our Father
Columns
Prison Breakout
John J. DiIulio, Jr.
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
James Martin, SJ
Poem
Homage to St. Seamus
Angela ODonnell
Letters
Letters

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  Welcoming the Roman Missal
Arthur J. Serratelli
To change indicates that one is alive. This applies to people, institutions and even language.