Voices
Brother Joe Hoover, S.J., is America’s poetry editor and the author of O Death, Where is Thy Sting: A Meditation on Suffering.
Arts & CultureBooks
Joe Hoover, S.J.Erika Rasmussen, Molly Cahill and Kevin Christopher Robles
Eleven different poetry collections reviewed by four America editors offer a sample of the God-haunted and the God-hunted contemporary literary artists who work out their spiritual, intellectual and emotional conundrums through lyrical compositions.
Arts & CultureBooks
Joe Hoover, S.J.
For Kavanaugh, the only true response to our consumer culture is the life of Christ: inviting, healing, self-sacrificing, loving.
FaithFaith in Focus
Joe Hoover, S.J.
Life is just a very terrible thing at times, and Christ knew it and we know it and the church seems to know it. The church is something that deals, quite unflinchingly, in reality.
FaithMusic
Joe Hoover, S.J.
Oh the poor starving Africans! the six of us looking at each other like are you kidding me...
FaithFaith in Focus
Joe Hoover, S.J.
Why is it this way? It is the child’s most basic question, dealing with the most bewildering thing of all.
FaithFaith in Focus
Joe Hoover, S.J.
As churches have opened up all over the country, there has been a particularly powerful and graced “letting go” available for some Catholics.
FaithAdvent Reflections
Joe Hoover, S.J.
A Reflection for the Feast of St. Ambrose
Arts & CulturePoetry
Joe Hoover, S.J.
Christ bursts into the manger, quickened into cows
FaithFaith in Focus
Joe Hoover, S.J.
This is the prayer: Accept things as they are. It was all meant to be.
Arts & CulturePoetry
Joe Hoover, S.J.
Poetry is an attempt to say the unsayable, to capture what ultimately eludes.