Michael Mastromatteo is a Toronto-based columnist and book reviewer for Catholic News Service. 
Arts & Culture Books
Mike MastromatteoOctober 16, 2020
The stories in Valerie Sayers's new collection are populated with characters who strive to hang on to something good.
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Arts & Culture Books
Mike MastromatteoAugust 21, 2020
A reader familiar with New York-based Irish American writer Peter Quinn’s work can be forgiven for identifying the novelist with Fintan Dunne, the central character in three of his four period-piece novels.
Arts & Culture Books
Mike MastromatteoMay 13, 2020
Dorothy Day lived a life that today poses significant challenges for just about anyone mindful of the least of our brethren.
Politics & Society News
Mike MastromatteoFebruary 03, 2020
Msgr. Frank Del Prete, pastor of St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish in Saddle River, New Jersey, remembers Higgins Clark not only as a talented writer but also as a lively, committed parishioner.