TACOMA – At St. Patrick Parish in Tacoma, 7-year-old John Paul Lund leads other children in prayer as they sit in the atrium, a sacred gathering space where “the mystery of God meets the mystery of the child.”
TUKWILA – When the University of Notre Dame takes the lacrosse field here Oct. 18, it will challenge a U.S. Men’s National Team that includes a familiar face: Drew Snider, O’Dea High School’s lacrosse coach.
It's not only love that makes the world go round. Resentment too is prominent in stirring the drink. In so many ways our world is drowning in resentment. Everywhere you look, it seems, someone is bitter about something and breathing out resentment.
Father Ron Rolheiser
Last year on Reformation Day (Oct. 31) one of my cousins mentioned the Protestant “holiday” on Facebook. It was a celebratory post. “Happy Reformation Day!”
Lena Dunham is not done confessing. That’s the headline of the New York Times Magazine profile just published about the actress-turned-memoirist, and it couldn’t be more apt.
"The Rising" by Robert Ovies. Ignatius Press (San Francisco, 2014). 307 pp., $19.95. "The Rising" has all the makings of a fast-paced novel that will thrill readers with its relatable characters, unique plot, spiritual message and nicely crafted ending.
"The Visitor: Andre Palmeiro and the Jesuits in Asia" by Liam Matthew Brockey. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2014). 528 pp., $39.95. "Evangelization in China: Challenges and Prospects" by Kin Sheung Chiaretto Yan. Orbis Books (Maryknoll, New York, 2014). 178 pp., $30.