Return to Havana

June 22-29, 2015

Vol.212 / No.12
Poetry
Joseph O'BrienJune 10, 2015

For Sister Rosemary Johnson, R.S.M.And a river went out of the place of pleasure to water paradise.—Gn 2:10Adam…could not have inferred from the fluidity and transparency of water that it would suffocate him….—Hume The botany that blessed Mendel’s pisum—Has

Soldiers carry the casket  of Beau Biden.
Signs Of the Times

At St. Anthony of Padua Church in Wilmington, Del., on June 6, President Obama delivered the eulogy for Beau Biden, the son of Vice President Joe Biden. • Pope Francis sent “heartfelt condolences” to the citizens of Ghana after at least 150 people were killed in an explosion at a ga

The Word
John W. MartensJune 10, 2015

God is for us and for life God after all ldquo did not make death and he does not delight in the death of the living rdquo Death is our enemy and God has joined with us to battle against it The Gospel of Mark invites us to see how God is fighting for us through the stories of a Jewish woman