In All Things

In All Things
James Martin, SJDecember 05, 2007
The New Republic has just put out one of their best issues in years It s hard to know which article to recommend first Included in an issue that focuses on the death or dearth of book reviewing on the face of it a topic that would make only authors upset though the mag prove otherwise ar
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Tim ReidyDecember 03, 2007
Kudos to my friend and colleague Bill McGarvey over at BustedHalo for snagging an interview with author Richard Russo I m a big fan of Russo who is one of the funniest writers around Straight Man made me laugh as much as Lucky Jim Well almost as much Perceptive readers of Russo s fic
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James T. KeaneDecember 03, 2007
Just in time for his feast day Xavier Missionary and Saint an hourlong documentary written directed and produced by Jesuit scholastics Jeff Johnson S J and Jeremy Zipple S J will show around the country on PBS starting this week and continuing throughout December You can check the Web
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Sidney CallahanDecember 02, 2007
Our live in grandchild teamed up with my husband and pressured us into acquiring an adorable Cavalier King Charles spaniel puppy Yesterday a Cavalier was pictured in a N Y Times Business section story reporting that there are 44 8 million pet dogs in America Their owners help to support a 38 bi
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James Martin, SJNovember 30, 2007
The full text of Pope Benedict XVI s new encyclical on hope Spe Salvi has just been released by the Vatican The link is below Like Benedict s first encyclical Deus Caritas Est it is primarily in the form of a meditation See what you think Spe Salvi
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James T. KeaneNovember 28, 2007
My students at Fordham University and I have been reading Mary Gordon s Final Payments as one of the texts in our class on American Catholic novels and the following scene from Gordon s first novel caught my eye To give a bit of context this scene depicts a daughter who cared for her recen