April 21, 2014

Vol.210 / No.14

April 21, 2014

Along the coast of Oregon at the Nestucca Wildlife Sanctuary, there are old-growth Sitka Spruce over 500 years old. I imagine that they were around when St. Ignatius was a boy, and I feel connected to him through these soaring wonders. Sitting at the base of these towering creatures has long been on

Doug DemeoApril 09, 2014

Catholic colleges and universities have a long and storied history of providing full scholarships and affordable higher education to low income, minority and immigrant students. In addition, they continue to fulfill their mission to develop the whole person (cura personalis) by linking liberal arts

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.April 09, 2014

A meditation on Holy Saturday from an unknown homilist of the second century

Editorials
The EditorsApril 09, 2014

“As the deer longs for streams of water,” so we feel for the coming of Christ.

Faith in Focus
Lucretia B. YaghjianApril 09, 2014

St. Ignatius suggests that in prayer we contemplate Jesus appearing after his resurrection first to the Virgin Mary. He explains: “Though this is not mentioned explicitly in Scripture, it must be considered as stated when Scripture says that he appeared to many others.” The meditation th

Faith in Focus
Lea PovozhaevApril 09, 2014

After a difficult year, one family’s journey to Pascha.

Books
Charles M. A. ClarkApril 09, 2014

Historian of education Diane Ravitch's 'Reign of Error'