Nicea found, medieval phrases, & inmates chanting.
Every person, at every point in time, has lived in a divided world. We might feel sometimes like our generation’s been the most polarized or too-far-gone, the most set-against-itself, and we certainly have reason for that. Think about globalization, populism, the refugee crisis, ideological … [Read More...]
Guest post by Geoffrey Smagacz. I'm no Bertie Wooster when it comes to singing in the shower. In fact I don't sing, I mostly read poetry aloud, and I usually don't shower; I bathe because the book would get wet. The wall tiles in the bathroom make for theater-like surround sound. I've read … [Read More...]
The editors of Dappled Things are happy to announce that submissions for this year's J.F. Powers Prize for Short Fiction are now open. Named after one of the greatest writers of the 20th century Catholic literary renaissance–often called a writer’s writer–the contest aims to honor his legacy by … [Read More...]
It's been a hard few weeks, you guys. I admit that I was a bit on edge last time I wrote. I'm still weary but a bit more calm. At least I was, until I saw this: Backlash has been intense. My first reaction was to write up a rough draft of all my feelings and thoughts. I then trashed it … [Read More...]
Guest post by Gayle Neusch. Recently, the opportunity to travel to the Holy Land on a pilgrimage came to us through an anonymous benefactor working with our parish priest. Before the trip we met with “Bill,” who actually came with us to the Holy Land. Although I was unaware of it at the time, … [Read More...]