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Stock photo of a red pickup truck driving down a dusty road in late afternoon.
FaithFaith in Focus
Bob Blundell
While I will never support my father’s prejudice, I will forever be grateful for the fact that God could work through him to help me find my way.
Arts & CultureBooks
Robert P. Imbelli
The thrust of Bishop Erik Varden’s new book can be summed up in words preached on Pentecost Sunday: “We shouldn’t domesticate the Spirit. It comforts, but also devours.”
FaithFaith in Focus
Zac Davis
Pope Francis has said that going on pilgrimage is “one of the people of God’s most eloquent expressions of faith.” Why?
Gabriele Gionti, S.J., an astronomer, points to a 1935 Zeiss telescope during a tour for media representatives of the Vatican Observatory at the papal villa at Castel Gandolfo.
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
“Being close to the created world is a way of being close to the creator, and that’s why sciences played such an important role in the apostolates of the Jesuits,” said the director of the Vatican Observatory.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
For his novels, memoirs, biographies and collections of short stories and poetry, Larry Woiwode is considered by some critics to be one of the greatest American authors of the 20th century.
Nick Cave performs at the Roskilde Festival in Roskilde, Denmark, in 2018. (Wikimedia Commons)
Arts & CultureMusic
Kaya Oakes
For hundreds of thousands who follow his music and his newsletter, The Red Hand Files, Nick Cave has become a pastor of sorts.