Vol. 76, No. 10
By Olga Bonfiglio
While not quite Eden, concrete jungles and neighborhood dead zones are showing new signs of life, thanks to the efforts of a few green thumbs.
An interview with Chef Kevin Gillespie
The American diet is making us sick in soul as well as body, says this former Top Chef contestant. A proponent of the Slow Food movement, he suggests Catholics should sit and think before they take and eat.
By Father Charles W. Dahm, O.P.
When hands strike at home, the church can't tell victims to turn the other cheek. In Feedback readers consider the best ways for parishes to provide safe havens to victims.
By Patrick T. Reardon
Though Catholic teaching says that in vitro fertilization is ill-conceived, quite a few Catholic couples are putting their faith in the laboratory in a last ditch effort for a family.
(Essays, short stories, and poems are not available online.)
In Person: Paint job
By Sue Stanton
When artist Jo Myers Walker discovered her inner artist, she found the Holy Spirit alive on the canvas. Now Walker helps bring out the artist in everyone.
By Joan Sauro, C.S.J.
Sometimes it's possible to see grace in the gridiron and the Holy Spirit bobbing and weaving on the basketball court.
You May Be Right (Letters)
Signs of the Times (News)
Catholic Tastes (Humor)
Culture in Context: Music, film, and book reviews
Glad You Asked: Can a Catholic receive communion in a Protestant church?
Eye of the Beholder (Art meditation)
The Examined Life: Road tripped
By Bryan Cones
Margin Notes: Starved for attention
By Kevin Clarke
Culture in Context: Personality disorder
By Patrick McCormick
Testaments: Follow the leader
By Alice Camille