from the printed edition:
Debate on religion
Tony Blair and Christopher Hitchens duked it out to a draw in the biggest
public debate on religion ever held in Toronto Nov. 26.
— page 7
Spirit of Advent
Advent’s “spirit of hopeful expectation taps into the highest
and noblest of human aspirations and into the conviction, deeply rooted
in the human heart, that things will somehow work out for the best in
the end,” writes Rev. Richard McBrien.
— page 16
The notion of Mary, the mother of God as a soul sister sparks the imagination
of Cathleen Falsani.
— page 17
Music for liturgy
This week’s Prairie Messenger features music for liturgy from the
Second Sunday in Ordinary Time to the Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time.
— page 6