Vol. 76, No. 4
Don’t be crude
By Dan Misleh
Letting go of our petroleum-based lifestyle may require the 12 steps, and the first is admitting we have a problem. In Feedback readers consider which steps they are ready to take.
Upon this empty lot
By Judith Dupre
Building a house is a big job, but making a place for the people of God is a task of biblical proportions.
New homes for old church treasures
It’s easy being green
Parks & Re-Creation
By Megan Sweas
It took God eons to create the river that runs through the South Bronx, but it only took decades for a concrete plant to ruin it. To bring it back to life? Well, that took a youth group.
An interview with Franciscan Sister Ilia Delio
Christ is evolution’s spiritual side, and we all have a part to play in bringing his presence to fullness.
(Essays, short stories, and poems are not available online.)
On fertile ground
By Robert L. Ernst
Plowing a field with a team of horses may be a throwback to times gone by, but it also led the author contemplate an ancient eucharistic connection to all creation.
And now a word from your sponsor
By Dennis Mauro-Huse
Godparenting doesn’t end after fulfilling the “Easter duty” of standing up at the baptism. In this letter, a godparent offers sage advice for his gaggle of 11 godchildren.
Practicing Catholic: Lip service
By Gabe Huck
Good Friday’s once-a-year veneration of the cross is a reminder to live always in the mystery of Christ’s victory over death.
You May Be Right (Letters to the Editor)
Signs of the Times (News)
Catholic Tastes (Humor)
Culture in Context: Music, film, and book reviews
At Home with Our Faith (Family spirituality)
Eye of the Beholder (Art meditation)
Glad You Asked: What are the Ten Commandments?
The Examined Life: Boxed in
By Bryan Cones
Margin Notes: Tweet like an Egyptian
By Kevin Clarke
Culture in Context: Cutthroat choreography
By Patrick McCormick
Testaments: Traitors among us
By Alice Camille