Raymond A. Schroth, S.J., talks about his father's formative experience serving during World War I.
Vincent D. Rougeau discusses his recent article about the legacy of the Civil Rights Act.
George Drance, S.J., talks about his solo theatrical performance of the entire Gospel of Mark, now playing in New York City through June 15. For more information and tickets visit www.lamama.org.
Peter Schineller, S.J., reports on a recent trip to Vietnam, where he taught theology to Jesuit seminarians. Vietnam is home to a large number of religious vocations despite the official atheist position of the Communist government.
James Martin, S.J., and Tim Reidy discuss the highlights of the first half of the final season of "Mad Men." Is redemption possible for Don and his coworkers at Sterling Cooper? How are the characters affected by the sins they commit? And what exactly did Don experience in the final moments of the show?
Roc O'Connor, S.J., talks about the use of Scripture in contemporary liturgical music and how the liturgy can help with the ongoing faith formation of Catholic Christians. Father O'Connor's article, "We Praise You, O God!," appears in the May 26-June 2, 2014 issue of America.
John W. Martens talks about his new collection of online commentary on the Gospel of Mark and what it is like writing the weekly "Word" column for America. Martens is an associate professor of theology at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minn. You can follow him @BibleJunkies and read his online commentary at www.biblejunkies.com and at "The Good Word."
Anthony Andreassi, C.O., discusses his new history of Regis High School in New York City, the only tuition-free Jesuit school in the country. Teach Me to Be Generous is published by Fordham University Press.
Apr 23rd, 2014 by americamagazine
Sir Gilbert Levine, known as "the pope's maestro" for his concerts for Pope John Paul II, talks about a musical celebration on May 5 celebrating the legacy of Saint John XXIII and Saint John Paul II. Learn more about the concert, "Peace through Music 'In Our Age,'" and its broadcast on PBS stations here.