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Ricardo da Silva, S.J.
America interviewed Father Holt at the Church of St. Vincent Ferrer, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, to learn a little more about his life and journey to the priesthood and his secrets to living a fulfilling and happy life.
Midtown New York during rush hour. (iStock)
FaithFaith in Focus
Jim McDermott
I want to savor the beauty that is all around me, to be a witness to whatever this day will offer me, and all the people in it. But it’s hard!
King Charles III sits in front of a coffin dressed in a military uniform
Catholic News Service
An English cardinal took part in the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in an indication of openness of the British Royal family to ecumenical and interfaith dialogue.
Queen Elizabeth II, dressed in black, opens a book alongside Pope John Paul II
Jim McDermott
As the queen of England, Elizabeth served as the religious leader of the British Commonwealth and supreme governor of the Church of England—and she took that role very seriously.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy world was in many ways a direct reflection of his understanding of reality.
Politics & SocietyEditorials
The Editors
The recent expansion of Arizona’s school voucher program will make it easier for Catholic schools there to fulfill their mission.