November 2017

Whose Liturgy? What Sacrifice?

Tim O'Malley, Director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy, reviews James K.A. Smith's new book Awaiting the King: Reforming Public Theology.

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The Church Has a Morbid Streak

Jessica Keating, Dir. of the Office of Human Dignity and Life Initiatives at the Institute for Church Life, dives into the strange ironies of sainthood.

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What Is the Catholic Worker Movement?

Casey Mullaney, Peter Claver Catholic Worker community member, on how the experience of the Mystical Body of Christ shapes the Catholic Worker movement.

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What is the Community of Sant'Egidio?

Daniel Philpott, Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, discusses how friendship is the bedrock of the Community of Sant'Egidio.

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Life After Life After Death

Tim Kelleher, author, actor, filmmaker, and screenwriter, takes an unsparing look at the reality of (sudden) death and our ultimate ends.

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Humor in the Bible

Charles Kestermeier, SJ, professor in Creighton University's English department, highlights the humorous passages in the Old and New Testaments.

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What Is Communion and Liberation?

Sofia Carozza, Neuroscience and Theology junior at the University of Notre Dame, details how the Communion Liberation movement makes her Catholic.

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The Blessing of Marital Monotony

Richard Becker, husband, father of seven, nursing instructor, and religious educator, finds sanctification right in the middle of the monotony of marriage.

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Jazz: A Foretaste of Eternal Life

Carolyn Pirtle, assistant director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy, jams on how polyphonic music, especially jazz, images the communion of saints.

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Belief in the Communion of Saints Isn't Optional

Leonard J. DeLorenzo, director of Notre Dame Vision, lays out why there is no doubt the communio sanctorum is central to a fully orthodox Catholic faith.

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