US Catholic Faith in Real Life

March 2017

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March 2017

Vol. 82, No. 3

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Feature

Schools with superpowers

by Michael Sean Winters
Dual immersion education breaks down cultural boundaries and gives students an equal chance to thrive.

 

Of the world

by Jerry Bleem, O.F.M.
Artist John Christman’s paintings reflect a dynamic, changing, and multicultural church,

 

Essays

Grieving with Brahms

by Rhonda Miska
Brahms’ Requiem offers a way to mourn that is both personal and universal.

 

Winter together

by Annemarie Scobey
Let us walk together through the desert of Lent—even if in snow boots.

 

 

Sounding Board

Cake pops and communion wafers

by Molly Jo Rose
Does a Pinterest-perfect sacrament party take away from the meaning of first communion?

 

Expert Witness

Spring cleaning for the soul

an interview with Deacon Joseph Ferrari
Home isn’t where the heart is when you’re drowing in clutter, says this psychologist.

 

In Person

A new kind of music

by Jessica Mesman Griffith
Arts entrepreneur Binta Niambi Brown works to transform the music industry, always keeping her Catholic faith in mind.

 

Columns

The Examined Life: The sound of silence

By Father Bryan Massingale
Loving Jesus means speaking out against racism.

 

Margin Notes: Locally grown

By Kevin Clarke
Who will shoulder social responsibility over the next four years?

 

Culture in Context: Women’s work

By Pamela Hill Nettleton
A cancelled series reveals the fight for women’s pay equality is still underway.
 

At Home with our Faith: Let’s talk

By Annemarie Scobey
Families can use a good communication strategy.

 

Glad You Asked: Does hell exist?

By Kevin Considine


 

Testaments: Strong and unwavering

By Alice Camille
There are 333 women in the Bible, among them some impressive movers and shakers.