The Hidden Monk by Michael Ford

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I had, in fact, noticed the little hardback in my library for years but had never taken much notice of it. I couldn’t remember where I had bought it or how it had got there. But there are always surprises on retreats, and suddenly this lonely little second-hand tome burst into life for the first time. . . .

Company of Friends: A Review by Robert Kent

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Priest-scholar Rev. Victor Lee Austin's latest book is a study of the theology of friendship.

The Harder Choice: A Review by Amy Nicholson

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A memoir of childbirth that raises some difficult questions about faith, grief, and the nature of suffering.

Documenting Change: A Review by Chris Byrd

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The life of controversial Catholic writer Flannery O'Connor is profiled in this new documentary.

Songs in the Key of Life by Fran Salone-Pelletier

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Silence reigns while a bumper-sticker mentality speaks loudly and persistently. Is there an alternate path to take? Might there be a way to honor life without entombing it?

From the Archives: Why Men Need Initiation by Fr. Richard Rohr, O.F.M.

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As part of an ongoing series spotlighting the history and mission of TAC through our archives, we share a reflection on men's initiation by Fr. Richard Rohr, O.F.M., from 2004.

An Encounter with Dorothy Day by Douglas Lavine

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An author's recollection of his meeting with Dorothy Day in 1973, featuring never-before-heard audio clips from their conversation.

Covid-19 and the Climate Crisis by Lorraine Villemaire

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The great lesson learned from the experience of Covid-19—that each person is part of a whole—also applies to our destructive treatment of the Earth.

Flesh of My Flesh and Bone of My Bone by Ed Burns

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We are flesh of each other’s flesh and bones of each other’s bones. If we fail to recognize and act upon this truth of Genesis, we risk jeopardizing our very existence as human beings.

The Signs of the Times by Gene Ciarlo

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Right and wrong, good and evil do not undergo radical changes as the centuries advance; they undergo circumstantial and time-honed changes. In every aspect of life, we have had to adjust to the way society is developing and its changing values.