Catholic Distance University

Barra’s Laird

Gabriel Olearnik

Palest is his face to me
my dearie.
Tis a tint
Of the overcook of mil’.
All hint of heat
Has left it.

Here ran his horse and hied through the heather
and ran a pretty mile from the brink o’ the river. [Read more...]

To Ithaca

Gabriel Olearnik

It is the Silver City. It cannot be visited.
Season of the Mists

It is the Silver City. But it is not made of silver
silver would have frozen to grey ash
silver would have burned to grey ash
silver is too febrile an element
to bear the fever of feral stars
and we would never have made harbor. [Read more...]

Pride

Gabriel Olearnik

Adebanke
Where are you?
My child my child my daughter
Ade with the cat’s eyes
Where are you?
You were walking amid the marrow-grass and asphodel
When the fronds came between you and the tribe
Now the sun sets
and the red roars begin [Read more...]

Mary, Queen of Angels 2008

Publisher’s Note

Feature

David Rozema,
Pre-Christian Infusion: Faith, Hope, and Charity in The Lord of the Rings

Fiction

Arthur Powers,
Carla and Jaime

Eleanor Bourg Donlon,
The Game of Sean McTeague

Dena Hunt,
The Salvation of Glorianne

Enrique Garcia-Maiquez,
499

Poetry

J.B. Toner,

David Landrum,
Roads Walked and Barred

Kate Bluett,
Mesquite

Amanda Griswold,
Gadarene

Gabriel Olearnik,

Joseph O’Brien,

Sarah Gajkowski-Hill,
Pity

Interviews

Katy Carl,
“The Splendor and the Wackiness”: An Interview with Heather King

Reviews

Katy Carl,
Redeemed

Eleanor Bourg Donlon,
Ignatius Critical Editions

Art and Photography

Milo Duke,

Matthew Alderman,

Patrick Anderson,

Reflection Number Two

Reflection Number Two Patrick Anderson

S. Victoria of Cordoba, Virgin and Martyr

S. Victoria of Cordoba, Virgin and Martyr Matthew Alderman

Reflection Number One

Reflection Number One – Milo Duke

Our Lady, Queen of the Apostles, with an Attendant Angel

Our Lady, Queen of the Apostles, with an Attendant Angel – Milo Duke

St. Alexander on the Morning of the First Decimation


St. Alexander on the Morning of the First Decimation – Milo Duke

St. John of God during His Madness: Anxiety

St. John of God during His Madness: Anxiety - Milo Duke

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