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August 18, 2008

Vol.199 / No.4
Of Many Things
James T. KeaneAugust 18, 2008

In California, earthquakes are a subject of humor and nostalgia as much as terror

Letters
August 18, 2008

Ministry at Home The special issue on lay ministry (7/21) contained several interesting articles, but I was disappointed (though not surprised) that I found no reference to Catholic parenting as a lay ministry. I understand it is not recognized as such in any official document. Parents are neglected

Books
Ron HansenAugust 18, 2008

Larry Woiwode's peripatetic life

News

Anglican Archbishop Calls for Mutual Responsibility The spiritual head of the worldwide Anglican Communion, Archbishop Rowan Williams of Canterbury, called for moratoriums on the blessing of same-sex unions, the ordination of openly gay people and naming bishops for disgruntled Anglicans in other ch

The Word
Daniel J. HarringtonAugust 18, 2008

For many years the Prudential Insurance Company of America has used as its logo a sketch of the Rock of Gibraltar The image conveys stability strength and permanence It suggests that the company will be around for a long time and that its clients can rely on its promises Today rsquo s reading fr

Bryan LindenbergerAugust 18, 2008

A beacon of faith for an ailing community is restored