October 28, 2013

Vol.209 / No.12
"The Spirit guides us to give of God and ourselves."
Annie SelakOctober 16, 2013

Breyan Tornifolio approached the Mass with a full yet heavy heart. It was her last time worshiping at Ryan Hall, where she served as a minister for students at the University of Notre Dame since the building’s opening in 2009. At the end of Mass, after Tornifolio blessed the graduating seniors

Letters
Our readersOctober 16, 2013

A Lay InterviewRe “A Big Heart Open to God,” by Antonio Spadaro, S.J. (9/30): It is one thing for two Jesuits to share their discussion around matters of faith, laity and the future of the church and put it out there for the world to analyze. How would it be for Pope Francis to have a co

Columns

Both Plath and O'Connor were painfully aware of the demands their craft made on them.

Helen M. Alvaré March 12, 2014

As one of the early entrants into the “women can have it all” sweepstakes during the 1970s and ’80s, I am shocked both by how much has changed with regard to motherhood over the last 40 years and how little. Mothering in the modern world is still a charged topic. The media stories

Faith in Focus
Mary Pellegrino, C.S.J.October 16, 2013

This week is the first-ever National Catholic Sisters Week! Here Mary Pellegrino, C.S.J., discusses charismatic principles for modern religious.

Kathleen Sprows CummingsOctober 16, 2013

Kathleen Sprows Cummings on building ‘a profound theology of womanhood’ for the 21st century

Signs Of the Times

More than half the land in the West Bank, much of it agricultural and resource rich, is inaccessible to Palestinians, because of Israeli security restrictions. The first comprehensive study of the potential economic impact of this “restricted land,” released by the World Bank on Oct. 8,