Wiseblood Books

Carla

Arthur Powers

SELECTED BY KATY CARL, EDITOR IN CHIEF

(Rio de Janeiro — 1968 / Paris — 1973)

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Carla Alves was twenty-three when she came from Rio de Janeiro to Paris: a woman of medium height, with dark blonde hair, a fresh white complexion, and thoughtful hazel eyes. At twenty-three she was an optimist by nature, raised in a home filled with love, and—despite all that had happened—tending deep inside to hope for the best, to trust people. But she was wary.

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Meat

Matthew Lickona
SELECTED BY BERNARDO APARICIO GARCÍA, PRESIDENT

It was time to test the meat.

Father Dunleavy squeezed his left hand into a fist, and, with the tip of his right index finger, pressed down on the bulging swath of flesh that stretched between the knuckles of his clenched thumb and forefinger. He noted the bounce of fingertip off skin, something like a drumstick repelled by the tautness of the drumhead. Keeping his fingers curled, he relaxed the muscles of his hand and pressed again. He still found tension there at the surface, but it was underlaid with softness—a jellified center. Father Dunleavy smiled. That’s it. [Read more...]

Advent/Christmas 2010

FIFTH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

Introduction

Feature

Sacred Places Bernardo Aparicio García, David Clayton, Joseph Pearce, James V. Schall, S. J., Duncan Stroik & Joseph Bottum

Fiction

Why Can’t He Be You? Eve Tushnet

Ascending Christopher Paolelli

Meat Matthew Lickona

A Call to Prayer Joy Wambeke

Carla Arthur Powers

The Red Door Society Clay Reherman

King Saul Michael Doyle

Poetry

Clare and Francis J.B. Toner

The Edifice Christopher Paolelli

What Thomas Saw J.B. Toner

A Reading from the Gospel According to Higher Education Michael Baruzzini

Wine Making to Marion Williams Singing  Mela Kirkpatrick

Kingdom for a Horse Mela Kirkpatrick

Villain, elle? Daniel Gibbons

Little Hours K.K. Adams

Teresa Sarah DeCorla-Souza

Holy Thursday Sarah DeCorla-Souza

Good Friday Cristina Montes

John the Baptist Simeon Lewis

Essays

G.K. Chesterton and the Use

of the Imagination Dale Ahlquist

A Visit to the Tate Bo Helmich

In the Darkest Hours, Joy Tonita M. Helton

Refiner’s Fire Shannon Berry

Light from the East: The Orientation of

Christian Worship in Light of Modern

Scholarship Matthew Alderman

Sanctification: A Comedy of Error Fr. Bruno M. Shah, O.P.

Art and Photography

Our Lady of Merrimack David Clayton

Sacred Heart David Clayton

Isaias David Clayton

Elijan David Clayton

St. Luke David Clayton

Mother of God David Clayton

St. Silouan the Athonite David Clayton

Mandylion David Clayton

Reviews

Mansfield Park Dena Hunt

Reflections Jonathan Potter

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