An elderly Irish couple attempt to come to terms with changes in modern western culture which they are convinced are by no means always good. And yet hope and goodness shine precisely in their fierce... More > kindness and the values they find sorely tried.
"The Green Pail: "One hears the sea birds through the panes of small wind-cleaned windows, smells last night's supper as one noses around the books and bottles, avoids the creaky part of the wood floors lest one disturb the holy magic of morning, remains very still amidst the flow of silent smiles. Leo and Lena are the most intense couple in all of Ireland, but only they and we know it. I wanted a green pail of my own after reading of them.. It is enough, however, to have laughed and cried with them...---Carol O'Reilly, TCRNews.com"< Less
Table of Contents: 1. Tom Cornell: The Making of a Catholic Radical 2. Thomas Storck: Catholic Identity or Conformity to This World 3. Jim Forest: Meeting Thomas Merton 4. Deacon Keith Fournier:... More > Requiem for the Religious Right 5. John P. Hubert: War and Terrorism 6. Maggie Hall: The Option Not to Kill 7. Caryl Johnston: The Sprouting of My Catholic Eye 8. Frank J. Capone: Musings on Christian Tolerance 9. Judith Moriarty: The Best Gift 10. Judy Jones: The Poorest of the Poor 11.Nancy Forest: St. Paul and Women 12. Stephen Hand: The Deity of Jesus Christ and the Death of Liberal Theology 13. Deacon Barth E. Bracy: Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration 14. Deacon Keith Fournier: Another Benedict is Here 15. Carol O'Reilly: Adagio 16. Thomas Storck: Distributism: What is it? 17. Jim Forest: The Spiritual Roots of Protest18. Stephen Hand: Mountain of Light, Hospice for the Broken< Less
Precisely in the midst of a culture of death, where war, abortion, euthanasia, and contempt for the poor combine together with nihilistic philosophies and a ubiquitous visual media culture, the... More > Catholic-Christian message is more relevant and needed than ever before, says the editor of TCRNews.com< Less