January 7-14, 2013

Vol.208 / No.1

January 7-14, 2013

Marlana PortolanoDecember 28, 2012

Even when he does not speak, Father Joe is able to hold the rapt attention of the congregation.

John Levko, S.J.December 28, 2012

The spiritual journey of every Christian is a journey of conversion that involves inward maturing, openness to the spirit and a developed prayer life. For Walter Ciszek, S.J., a small, stocky Polish-American, this spiritual journey was tested in the fire of Moscow’s dreaded Lubyanka prison, wh

Robert J. CarlsonDecember 28, 2012

One of the tasks of the new evangelization is to rebuild a culture of vocations.

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.December 28, 2012

How did Walter Ciszek, S.J., find “the abundant grace” to make his unlikely pilgrimage?

Letters
December 28, 2012

Trust the InvestigationRe “Digging Deeper” (Current Comment, 12/10): The BP explosion was a tragedy, and the most serious consequences were borne by those who died, their families and the many who live and work along the Gulf coast. Whatever civil compensation is made will never replace

Editorials
The EditorsDecember 28, 2012

Governments must reject the misguided trend of prison privatization.

Faith in Focus
Charles KlamutDecember 28, 2012

My life-changing encounter with a fictional French bishop