November 25, 2013

Vol.209 / No.15

November 25, 2013

Ellen K. BoegelMarch 12, 2014

Catholic Press Association award winner for Best Coverage of Marriage: "Language, tone and style appropriate to help explain a highly complex situation."

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.November 14, 2013

1963 marked the passing of three great men, each of whom was beloved in these pages.

Letters
Our readersNovember 14, 2013

A Mixed ReviewRe “Can This City Be Saved?” (11/4): Kevin Clarke did a pretty good job—quite good in the back sections—reporting on Detroit, but the back half’s more nuanced multi-perspectives do not have much of a shot at overcoming the Detroit disaster images and the f

Second-grade students at St. Joseph School in Penfield, N.Y. make pies for a local soup kitchen (CNS photo/Mike Crupi, Catholic Courier)
Editorials
The EditorsNovember 14, 2013

Recalling the origins of Thanksgiving might help us to renew this truly American “holy day.”

Art: Susan Ogilvie
Faith in Focus
Anthony J. ZavagninNovember 14, 2013

A Catholic high school where I once taught had a longstanding Friday tradition of playing songs over the public-address system as students changed classes. The ground rules that governed our Friday entertainment were clear: only appropriate music was allowed and only seniors had the privilege of bei

Books
Martin E. MartyMarch 12, 2014

ldquo In our era the road to holiness necessarily passes through the world of action rdquo That claim by Dag Hammarskj ld is borne out in the books published in the series ldquo Orbis Modern Spiritual Masters rdquo The authors of these paperbacks are people of action whose holiness-spiritual

Books
Gregory A. KalscheurMarch 12, 2014

During the hearings preceding the confirmation of John Roberts as chief justice of the United States Senator Charles Schumer asked ldquo What kind of justice will John Roberts be rdquo Roberts himself suggested that he wanted to be known as a modest judge a judge who respected precedent and ap