March 2019

Vol. 84, No. 3

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Forward movementrevolution

By Kaya Oakes
How are today’s Catholics committed to social action?

The whole body of Christ

by Amanda Hendler-Voss
The body of Christ is made up of all of us, including the neurodiverse.


Devil in the details

by Patrick Gallagher
A closer look at the stations of the cross.

Corita and me

by Sister Rhonda Miska
How the ‘pop art nun’ deepened one novice’s faith.

Sounding Board

folded-hands-prayingPowerful pronouns

by Meghan Murphy-Gill
To make positive change in the church, start with how we address God.

Expert Witness

Spiritual support

an interview with Deacon Tom Lambert
Parishes need to minister to people with mental illness, says this deacon.

In Person

Extra value

by Jennon Bell Hoffmann
John Abbate brings his values to his McDonald’s franchise.


The Examined Life: Wounds talk

By Father Bryan Massingale
What’s happening at the border is a crime against our collective humanity.

Margin Notes: Is it hot in here?

By Kevin Clarke
Reversals on carbon emissions threaten global progress on climate change.

Culture in Context: Funny girl

By Pamela Hill Nettleton
Mrs. Maisel shouldn’t fall for that insidious myth about women and careers.

At Home with our Faith: The cost of children

By Meghan Murphy-Gill
If the church wants to support family life, it should turn its eye to socioeconomics.

Testaments: Unoriginal sin

By Alice Camille
Evil is remarkably unremarkable.

Glad You Asked: Should you read the Bible from start to finish?

By Alice Camille


Editors’ Note

You May Be Right (Letters to the Editor)

Signs of the Times (News)

Catholic Tastes (Humor)


Eye of the Beholder (Art meditation)