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  1. John Herreid

    From an eccentric book I came across online, The Walking-Stick Papers by Robert Cortes Holliday, comes this vivid short portrait of G.K. Chesterton as a young man. Holliday, an American writer, decided to visit England and wrote to a number of authors to arrange meetings. Here is his account of… Read more »

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  2. Ignatius Press Novels

    First Chapter: We’ll Never Tell Them

    August 28, 2015 6:02 pm Leave a Comment

    Read the first chapters of the novel We’ll Never Tell Them by Fiorella de Maria. If you like what you’re reading, visit the novel’s page to learn more or order! PROLOGUE She had been to this place before. That was why, in her darkest hour, Kristjana had returned; she remembered… Read more »

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  3. T. M. Doran

    How Atticus Finch Went Off the Rails

    August 24, 2015 1:55 pm 5 Comments

    More than a few have told me to let go of the subjects of Atticus Finch, Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman. The books are published. It’s history now. Atticus Finch is a fictional character. And who cares? I care because this involves an artist… Read more »

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    Sincerity in a Nuns’ Cemetery

    August 21, 2015 1:19 pm 2 Comments

      The Vale of Rest, a painting by John Everett Millais, 1858-59 No quality in art and fiction writing is more elusive and perplexing than sincerity. No cemetery is quieter than one where nuns lie buried. No school memories are richer or more compelling than those the Sisters left for… Read more »

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  5. Ignatius Press Novels

    An Interview with Fiorella De Maria

    August 10, 2015 12:04 pm 2 Comments

    Fiorella De Maria is a novelist as well as an advocate for pro-life causes. Her novels include Poor Banished Children, Do No Harm, and her latest, We’ll Never Tell Them. She will be speaking in San Francisco later this month at the annual conference of the California Association Natural Family… Read more »

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  6. Ignatius Press Novels

    Fiorella De Maria is speaking in California!

    August 5, 2015 5:05 pm 2 Comments

    Ignatius Press author Fiorella De Maria Nash will be speaking in Northern California later this month! In addition to her immense talent as a writer for fiction, Fiorella Nash is also an eloquent advocate of the Church’s teaching on sexuality and is a powerful speaker on pro-life issues. Here is… Read more »

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  7. John Herreid

    “The road to Auschwitz isn’t so long…”

    August 3, 2015 12:20 pm 1 Comment

    From time to time people will ask me if there are any specific movies that Ignatius Press has released on DVD that I really think highly of. There are several, but there’s one of them in particular which came to mind in these past few weeks. It’s a chilling German… Read more »

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  8. John Herreid

    The Wound that Heals

    July 31, 2015 7:15 pm 2 Comments

    The other day my six-year-old daughter said something very striking. I had asked my three children what kind of music they would like to listen to.  She told me that she didn’t want to listen to classical right now, and requested pop music instead. “Why?” “Because classic music is so… Read more »

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  9. Ignatius Press Novels

    First Chapter: Everywhere in Chains

    July 29, 2015 5:16 pm Leave a Comment

    Read the first chapter of the novel Everywhere in Chains by James Casper. If you like what you’re reading, visit the novel’s page to learn more or order! 1 The Mouse in the Wall Lake Superior is the largest, deepest, and coldest of the five Great Lakes. The other four… Read more »

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  10. James Casper

    Graham Greene’s Cobbled Road from St. Mary’s

    July 28, 2015 3:48 pm 3 Comments

    Graham Greene, often mentioned in these pages, had a troubled and chaotic relationship with the Catholic faith to which he converted the year before his marriage, so much so that his motives for conversion have even been questioned. At the same time, more than any writer of his day, he… Read more »

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