Blessed John Henry Newman (1801-1890) has called the most joyful day of the Christian calendar, Easter Sunday, "the child of sorrow." This season, we highlight the great English preacher's meditations on Ecclesiastes 3:4, in Sermon 23 of the Parochial and Plain Sermons:
Featured artwork: Matin de Pâques (c. 1891-3) by Maurice Denis. Copyright © Artist Rights Society (ARS). Photo credit Scala/Art Resource, NY.
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A story by Dena Hunt
Poetry by Daniel Janeiro
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Andy Smith considers one American stonemason's struggle to live in a world impatient with his craft and his yearnings for transcendence.
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