Vol. 76, No. 5
By Jeff Parrott
After 40 years of familiarity, new prayers and responses are coming to a parish near you. But have Catholics have reviewed the script?
An interview with diplomat Akbar Ahmed
There is more to Islam than what you see on the evening news. Real dialogue begins with the Muslim next door.
By Bryan Cones
There’s no harm in letting your Catholic kids learn how to let their light shine at another church’s Vacation Bible School. In Feedback readers debate the merits of exposing their kids to the neighborhood’s other Christians.
By Amy Kiley
Many U.S. parishes offer Mass in Spanish, but what happens when the church has five languages? Can many cultures can still come together at one Eucharistic table, if not all at the same time?
(Essays, short stories, and poems are not available online.)
By Robert Nugent, S.D.S.
If you’ve ever wondered why teens go mum when it comes to confession, why not ask them?
Wedding by the book
By Kathy Coffey
In addition to being patient and kind, love also cleans up after the reception.
Wise Guides: One for all
By Sister Lou Ella Hickman, I.W.B.S.
As a Jewish woman and a Catholic believer, St. Edith Stein remained faithful to both her identities.
Death of a maple
By Brian Doyle
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 is Divine Mercy Sunday?
The Examined Life: Blessed are you
By Bryan Cones
Margin Notes: We’re sticking to the union
By Kevin Clarke
Culture in Context: Reality check
By Patrick McCormick
Testaments: Share the wealth
By Alice Camille