In February 1st, 1933, two days after Hitler’s election as chancellor of Germany, a young theologian gave a radio address on the theme of leadership in Berlin. Dietrich Bonhoeffer was […]
There is a song which has been following me lately. Everywhere I go it is playing – at the coffee shop, the radio throughout the day – and it is […]
Easter is coming … which brings Harry Potter to mind! I’m serious. Let me explain. Just as publishers and movie studios seek new voices to repeat the series’ Hagrid-sized success, […]
Adolf Hitler spent a fortune in 1936 to buy a painting and hang it in his office. A secluded isle, surrounded by the boundless mysterious sea, is approached by a […]
We might just learn that we live in a universe more gracious and more benevolent than we thought, a place of discipline and hard work but also of little surprises and opportunities just around the corner, a reality being redeemed by providence, generosity, and grace. Even for bank robbing small time crooks.
The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C died on Thursday, February 26, at the age of 97. Fr. Ted, as he was known, served as the president of the University of Notre […]
“Look at that!” To my surprise, there was a check in my mailbox last week. It usually contains only bills to be paid and pizza delivery flyers. Twice a year […]