Catholic Distance University

Advent 2008

Publisher’s Note

Feature

Nearer My Dogs to Thee  John Zmirak

Fiction

The Convert Katy Carl

The Meadow  David Dahlke

The Strawberry Effect  Lauren Schott

Essays

If Life Could Write: Mystery and Reality in War and Peace  Bernardo Aparicio Garcia

Drama

Agnes  Grace Andreacchi

Poetry

Steam  Gabriel Olearnik

Tumult  Gabriel Olearnik

108 degrees  Gabriel Olearnik

St. Catherine’s Wheel  Michael Schorsch

Absent Friends  Fiorella de Maria

Patina  William Daugherty

Sacred Heart of St. Joseph  Jonathan McDonald

White Christmas  Joseph O’Brien

Four Calling Birds  Joseph O’Brien

An Afterglow Candidate  R.S. Mitchell

The Creek  R.S. Mitchell

Christus Natus Est  Rose Polchowne

The White Stone  J.B. Toner

Footnote to the 22nd Psalm  Jason Baguia

Embers  Michael Miller

Bereite Dich, Zion  Grace Anreacchi

To the Christ-child in the Flight to Egypt  Jason Baguia

Ascension  Adam Cooper

Living with Killers  Vic Cavalli

Concerning Violets  Michael Schorsch

Reviews

Exiles  Meredith Wise

Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Life  Meredith Wise

Art and Photography

Agnes  Matthew Alderman

Until We Have Faces I  Patrick Anderson

Until We Have Faces II  Patrick Anderson

Tomb of the Black Knight  Patrick Anderson

Bere Island  Patrick Anderson

Lent/Easter 2008

Publisher’s Note

Feature

Matthew J. Milliner,
When the Eagles Don’t Fit in Capistrano

Fiction

Neil Brown,
The Sacred Way

Dena Hunt,
Pear Trees

Eleanor Bourg Donlon,
The Letters of Magdalen Montague, Part IV: The Disciple

Poetry

Joseph O’Brien,
Frascati

Paul Stilwell,

Gabriel Olearnik,

Amanda Glass,
The Crown of Red

Eric Kingsepp,
leaving and livening

Richard Rodriguez,
Enlightenment

John A. Di Camillo,
Prayer

Kate Bluett,
Triptych

Leah Acosta,
A Grief Sublime

Sr. Mary Catherine Vukmanic, OSU,

Essays

John Murphy,
Seek MySpace

John Heard,
The New Jerusalem

Art and Photography

Matthew Alderman,

Jaclyn Elizabeth Mosing,
Thoughts on St. Joan of Arc

John Walford,

Patrick Anderson,

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,

Sts. Peter and Paul 2008

Publisher’s Note

Feature

Bernardo Aparicio Garcia

A Man of Culture: Reflections on the Papal Visit

Fiction

Eleanor Bourg Donlon, The Letters of Magdalen Montague

Joseph Fino

Loneliness Is My Contraception

C.M. Schott,

What He Heard

Amy Kopecky,

The Short Life of a Bird

Poetry

Joseph O’Brien,

Anders O.F. Hendrickson,

Nor Washed Away by the Flood

Michael Lee Johnson,

Twist My Words

Roger Mitchell,

Leah Acosta,

The Same

Eve Tushnet,

Story Without a Name

Amanda Glass,

Slim

Abigail Swift,

Still to See

Mike Schorsch,

Well

Br. Ignatius Peacher, O. Cist.,

Chipping Sparrow

Drama

Grace Andreacchi,

Lawrence: A Mystery Play

Essays

Stefan McDaniel,

Loving Our Second Selves

Reviews

Eleanor Bourg Donlon,

Divining Divinity: A Book of Poems by Joseph Pearce

Miguel Jiménez,

Faith at the Edge, edited by Angelo Matera

Art and Photography

Sarah Hempel Irani,

The Annunciation of Mary

Teresa Burkett,

Patrick Anderson,

Angel

Advent 2007

Publisher’s Note

Feature

James V. Schall,
The Truth of His Humanity

Fiction

Eleanor Bourg Donlon,
The Letters of Magdalen Montague, Part III: The Return

C.M. Schott,
A Militant Habit

Poetry

Brendan A. McGrath,
Ghetto Sunrise

Gabriel Olearnik,

Amanda Glass,
Shriven

Matthew Mehan,
Before Nebuchadnezzar

Joseph O’Brien,
The Gargoyles Return

Ian Van Heusen,
at the destruction of the body

Eric Kingsepp,
Draining the Marshes

Mike Mangione,
Be Not Afraid

Cristina A. Montes,
The Carp

John A. Di Camillo,
Numbers

Essays

Philip B. Newman,
Hilaire Belloc: Personality and Paradox

Eleanor Bourg Donlon,
The Dirty Linen of Literary Studies

Tonita M. Helton,
Breathing with Both Lungs

Bernardo Aparicio Garcia,
A Mad Hope? Tracing the Thread of Comedy within King Lear

Art and Photography

Stephen Duraney,

Jaclyn Elizabeth Mosing,
St. Josephine Bakhita

Daniel Mitsui,

Eric Kingsepp,
Storm

Mary, Queen of Angels 2007

Publisher’s Note

Feature

Carl Schmitt, Jr.,
Eclipse: A Painting by Carl Schmitt

Fiction

Eleanor Bourg Donlon,
The Flight from Magdalen Montague

Eve Tushnet,
Distortions

Poetry

Gabriel Olearnik,

Meredith Wise,
Fragment from Assisi

Sarah Buck,
Meditation on Gerard Manley Hopkins’ “Adoro Te” As Sung by a Choir in Rehearsal

Timothy Barr,
The Paschal Four

Carla Galdo,
Epilogue

Simeon Lewis,
On a Written Day

Kevin Rulo,
On Zacharias Coming Out of the Temple

Susan Mibeck,
Marguerite

Robert Drapeau,
Bread from Heaven

Essays

Philip Carl Smith,
The Monastery, the Motu Proprio, and the Heart of the Church

Catherine Rose,
Social Justice and the Theology of the Body

Soren T. Johnson,
A Vigil for Berend

Br. Joseph Van House, O. Cist.,
The Light of Christ’s Face: Redemption in Paul’s Second Letter to the Corinthians
Art and Prose
Matthew G. Alderman,
Quid Tum?

Art and Photography

Patrick Anderson,
The Eye of the Needle

Genevieve Marie White,
After the Fire

Rose Shopen-Klassen,

Sts. Peter and Paul 2007

Publisher’s Note

Feature

Mary Angelita Ruiz,
Introduction

Richard John Neuhaus,
The Particular Imagination

Colleen Carroll Campbell,
Flannery O’Connor’s Disruptive Grace

Michael D. O’Brien,
Will Beauty Save the World?

Peter Kreeft,
Stabbing Realism and Divine Grace

Fiction

Eleanor Bourg Donlon,
The Character of Magdalen Montague

J.B. Toner,
The Last Ship

Jonathan McDonald,
Happy Hills

Alaide Mata,
Icon

Poetry

Gabriel Olearnik,

J.B. Toner,
Quid Est Veritas?

K.K. Adams,
Argument

Amanda Glass,
Of the Knowledge of Good and Evil

Kevin Rulo,

Essays

Mark De Cristo,
Day Trip to Slubice

Katy Carl,
Self-Gift and the Literary Vocation

Art and Prose

Matthew G. Alderman,
In Praise of Unattainable Women

Art and Photography

Whitney Wolf,

Assisi, Italy

Teresa Burkett,

Patrick Anderson,
Stored Treasure

Patrick Anderson and Janice Walker,
XP and the Tree

Janice Walker,
Fear and Trembling

Lent/Easter 2007

Feature

Mark C. Henrie, The Telos of a University

Fiction

Eleanor Donlon,
The Priest Hole

Brendan A. McGrath,
The Gift

Katy Carl,
Tenebrae

Drama

Kate Bluett,
Mr. and Mrs. Every

Poetry

Sarah DeCorla-Souza,
Holy Thursday

Simeon Lewis,
Song of Morning

Maria D. Byars,
Then We Shall Know Fully

Cristina A. Montes,
Good Friday

Michael Baruzzini,
Perfection

Kathryn Husing,
Good Friday: A Ballad

Cristina A. Montes,
New Year Countdown

John Rieping,
Drowning

J.B. Toner,
The Kingdom of Heaven

Essays

Shannon Berry,
The Communion of Saints

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

Art and Prose

Matthew Alderman,
St. Hope of Rome

Art and Photography

Janice Walker,

Patrick Anderson,

Tricia Phipps,

Whitney Wolf,

Advent 2006

Feature

Amy Welborn, On Things As They Are

Fiction

David Alexander,
Lessons in Debasement

Joseph M. Barbato,
Calling Cupertino

Michael Doyle,
King Saul

Poetry

Sarah DeCorla-Souza,
Teresa

John A. Di Camillo,
Timeless Embrace

Timothy Ferris,
Echo Lake

Simeon Lewis,
John the Baptist

J.B. Toner, Four Sonnets

Essays

Matthew Alderman,
Light from the East

Ryan T. Anderson,
Christ, Culture, and the Culture Wars

Shannon Berry,
Reversion

K.E. Cybulski,
Saving Berlin

Fr. Pang Joseph Shiu Tcheou,
Celibacy and the Eucharist

Art and Prose

Daniel Balan, Pursuing the Sacred in Art

Art and Photography

Alysse Boyd,

Teresa Burkett,

Taryn Kutish,
Assisi Dawn

Michael Rakszawski,
Rosary

Mary Queen of Angels 2006

Feature

Arthur Powers, Three Tales from Brazil

Fiction

Matthew Mehan,
Answer the Question

Stephanie Mader,
Open Great Wide Doors

Poetry

Karen K. Adams,
African Angelus

Heather Thompson,
Alessandro’s Ascent

Daniel Gibbons,
Autumnal

Cristina Montes,
The Edge of the Sea

Shannon Berry,
Ephphetha, that is, Be Opened

Karen K. Adams,
Little Hours

Rosemarie Monge,
May Showers

Amos Hunt,
Night Crossing

Sarah DeCorla-Souza,
Ordinary Time

J.B. Toner,
The Play Continues

J.B. Toner,
To Whom Much is Given

Daniel Gibbons,
Villain, elle?

Essays

Fr. Damian Ference,
Catholic Education and Masturbation

Katy Carl,
A Private Matter

Shannon Berry,
Refiner’s Fire

Art and Prose

Matthew Alderman
St. Gregory the Great

Art and Photography

Jacquelyn Barten,
Beauty Reflecting

David Lynch,
Higher Hopes

Shelley Mauss,
Icon of the Sacred Heart

J.B. Mincher,
Lady in the Water

Alysse Boyd,
Mary Full of Grace

Shannon Littleton,
Old Memories

Alysse Boyd,
The Streets of New York

Teresa Burkett,
Window

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