Gone Walkabout

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June 22-29 Podcast

Jim McDermott, S.J., recounts his seven-month sojourn in Australia, which served as the final stage of his Jesuit formation.
Jim McDermott, S.J., describes the terrible beauty of Australia, a country that he experienced as both exotic and familiar. Father McDermott spent seven months down under as part of the final stage of his Jesuit formation. Read his article, "Gone Walkabout," from the June 22-29 issue of America.
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