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February 25, 2008

Vol.198 / No.6

February 25, 2008

Chris ManahanFebruary 25, 2008

Eight months after entering the novitiate in St. Paul, Minn., each novice preparing to take vows in the Society of Jesus is sent out on pilgrimage with $35 in cash. The destination is selected by the novice and his director, and he is given a one-way bus ticket, that will get him there. Where the pi

The EditorsFebruary 25, 2008

In a Current Comment item in the America issue of March 2, 2008, the editors commented on microfiction, the venerable subgenre of fiction that forsakes the traditional short story length, usually multiples of thousands, in favor of extremely brief tales that are sometimes even less than one hundred

Michael Sean WintersFebruary 25, 2008

Psychology for Losing There are two times when a political campaign is in most danger of making critical mistakes: first, when a campaign stalls, threatening to go into a tailspin and, second, when a campaign clears a tough hurdle and its self-congratulory sentiments divert it from the next task at

Lori EricksonFebruary 25, 2008

I prepared myself to be disappointed by this holy site, the most famous healing shrine in the world.

The EditorsFebruary 25, 2008

In a Current Comment item in the America issue of March 2, 2008, the editors commented on microfiction, the venerable subgenre of fiction that forsakes the traditional short story length, usually multiples of thousands, in favor of extremely brief tales that are sometimes even less than one

James Martin, S.J.February 25, 2008

A pilgrimage to Chimayo, the Lourdes of America

The EditorsFebruary 25, 2008

In a Current Comment item in the America issue of March 2, 2008, the editors commented on “microfiction,” the venerable subgenre of fiction that forsakes the traditional short story length, usually multiples of thousands, in favor of extremely brief tales that are sometimes even