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Holy Moly! Flannery O’Connor’s Prayer Journal is a Hit!

Marilynne Robinson’s review of this new O’Connor book (really an unedited—by O’Connor– journal written in a spiral notebook when she was but 20 years old and enrolled in the Iowa Writer’s Workshop) is both stimulating and revealing. Robinson was an inspired … Continue reading

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The Stigmata of St. Francis

The icon, not the man               An answered prayer Today is the Feast Day of St. Francis on the liturgical calendar of the Catholic Church.  St. Francis has been in the news a lot recently, although he’s been dead for 787 years.  … Continue reading

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