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Jim McDermott, S.J., is an associate editor at America.
Jenny Alderson (Imogen Clawson), Scruff, Jenny’s dog, and James Herriot (Nicholas Ralph) in “All Things Great and Small” (photo: Playground Television Ltd.)
Arts & CultureTelevision
Jim McDermott
Truly, at times watching “All Creatures Great and Small” is like visiting Disneyland and thinking Anaheim is amazing when three blocks away families are living in their cars.
Arts & CultureIdeas
Jim McDermott
The New York Times said that “Wordle is a love story.” In a way, isn’t every online bit and bob that we delight in a love story?
Temura Morrison is Boba Fett and Ming-Na Wen is Fennec Shand in Lucasfilm's “The Book of Boba Fett" (Disney+, Lucasfilm Ltd)
Arts & CultureTelevision
Jim McDermott
After being tremendously excited by the first two episodes, right now I have to admit, I suddenly have a bad feeling about this.
FaithFaith in Focus
Jim McDermott
Each of these practices can be done in two to five minutes and require no religious background. And I promise that over time, they really can improve your life.
Arts & CultureFilm
Jim McDermott
In the end, what undermines “Don’t Look Up” is exactly what it condemns: a lack of humanity.
FaithInterviews
Jim McDermott
“My hope for L.G.B.T. Catholics is that they all feel welcome and comfortable in any parish in the world,” Sister Gramick says. “That they might feel just as much a part of the church as anyone else.”
FaithNews
Jim McDermott
In a handwritten letter, Pope Francis congratulated Sister Gramick on “50 years of closeness, of compassion and of tenderness” in a ministry that he described as being in “the style of God.”
Arts & CultureIdeas
Jim McDermott
We don’t expect to see a Muppet so completely lose it. But today of all days, Elmo reminds us that it is totally appropriate to call out what is only pretend and say, “No, that’s not right.”
“To Kill a Mockingbird,” “Assassins” and “The Lehman Trilogy” offer challenging explorations into the idea of being an American (photos by Julieta Cervantes and Mark Douet).
Arts & CultureTheater
Jim McDermott
Seeing these shows, I was reminded of Dickens’s famous ghosts, warning us about where we have been, where we are and where, if we’re not careful, we may be headed.
FaithFaith in Focus
Jim McDermott
Worst. Christmas. Ever.