Heaven, Iowa, and the Love of Fathers in “Field of Dreams”

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I didn’t realize that the movie “Field of Dreams” was now 25 years old until I read Kerry Weber’s exceptional essay about it on America magazine’s website. Her thoughtful and personal reflections examine the film’s inherent transcendence and spirituality in light of the love that her parents have always showed – and continue to show [Read More...]

NY Met Daniel Murphy Should Be Applauded, Not Criticized, for Paternity Leave

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New York Met second baseman Daniel Murphy has found himself in the middle of an unexpected controversy because he took a few days off at the start of the season to be with his wife when she gave birth to their first child. When I first heard the news, I didn’t think anything of it [Read More...]

A Man Forever Changed

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Jerry Costello of The Christophers shares his thoughts on Los Angeles Dodger, Clayton Kershaw, who took an eye-opening trip to Zambia last year: Travel is broadening, they say, often in ways that are quite unexpected. Just ask veterans of the Peace Corps, or the once-young men and women who were part of the Papal Volunteers [Read More...]


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