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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Choosing Life: an interview with Hildegard Goss-Mayr

In nominating Hildegard Goss-Mayr and Jean Goss for the Nobel Peace Prize, Nobel laureate Mairead Corrigan Maguire wrote: “Peace work has been a team effort for this French/Austrian couple since their marriage in 1958. The Goss-Mayrs are well-known and admired for their courage, persistence and vision as they initiate and participate in nonviolence work. They […]

The Light of the Beatitudes Casts Shadows

by Jim Forest In the Soviet time, a certain comedian developed a stage act in which he played a drunken priest. Dressed in robes for the Liturgy and armed with a censor exhaling thick clouds of incense, he did a comic imitation of the Liturgy. Part of the performance was to recite the Beatitudes but […]

Ten Things My Mother Taught Me

by Nancy Forest I’ve made a list of the things my mother taught me. If it had not been for her, I would not have learned these things: 1. How to make do with very little, and not feel sorry for yourself about it. 2. How to make pie crust, spaghetti sauce, roast stuffed turkey, […]