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James M. Chesbro is the author of A Lion in the Snow: Essays on a Father’s Journey Home. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Writer’s Chronicle and Literary Hub, among others. He teaches at Fairfield College Preparatory School.

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72 percent of students and 87 percent of teachers in Catholic schools are white. They need to be reading and teaching more Black literature.
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In her fourth book, The Virgin of Prince Street: Expeditions Into Devotion, Sonja Livingston introduces herself as a “pilgrimess” returning to her childhood church in Rochester, N.Y., after not regularly attending Mass for 20 years.
Brian Doyle, award-winning author, editor of the University of Portland's magazine, died May 27 from complications related to a brain tumor. Doyle, pictured in a 2012 photo, was 60. (CNS photo/Tim LaBarge) See OBIT-DOYLE May 31, 2017.
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For much longer than a moment, let us consider the revered Catholic writer's literary generosity.