May 2020

VOL. 85, NO. 5

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Christ in full color

by Father John Christman, S.S.S.

Through her art, Laura James has shaped Catholic worship in the United States for more than 20 years.

Lord, hear our prayer

by Teresa Coda

Prayer isn’t a magic cure, but people testify to its healing power.


Here is our mother

by Sister Laurie Brink, O.P.

At the foot of the cross, Mary stands with all grieving parents.

Braided together

by Sister Joan Sauro, C.S.J.

At the altar of a church, four women—two from scripture and two from the pews—stand together.


Our Peace, our world
By Meghan J. Clark
Build a world based on love, not fear.

By Kevin Clarke
Pope Francis has a dream.

Expert Witness

Tell me about it

an interview with
Natalia Imperatori-Lee

At the foot of the cross, We must listen to the storiesof Catholics around the globe, says this theologian.

Wise Guides

Poet and prophet

by David Russell Mosley

Find a new look on life with the poetry of Samuel Taylor Coleridge.


Editors’ Note
You May Be Right (Letters to the Editor)
Signs of the Times (News)
Catholic Tastes (Humor)