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January 2000


The True Story Behind 'Madonnina'

'Madonnina' by Robert Ferruzzi
When a California nun began digging into her family history, little did she realize that her mother had an amazing link with this world-famous painting known as "Madonna of the Streets."

By Barbara E. Stevens

Rebuilding Homes and Faith in Bosnia

Workers repair a roof damaged by the war A summer vacation becomes a working pilgrimage as American volunteers help rebuild houses and a church in war-torn Bosnia.

By Wendy-Marie Teichert

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Brothers and Sisters in Christ: The Christian Family Tree

Ecumenism is a key theme of Jubilee 2000. But how many Catholics even know the basics of our complicated Christian landscape? By Father Thomas Bokenkotter (also available in Catholic Update)

Helping Children With Night Prayers

Teaching our children to pray by word and example is as important as teaching them to read, says this mother. By Christine Vovakes

I'd Like to Say: It's Time to Rethink Our Criminal Justice System

What do we want as a result of sentencing a criminal to prison? Do we expect rehabilitation or is retribution the only goal? By Patricia Schnapp, R.S.M.

Fiction: Tree Lights

A loving husband remains faithful to his heart. By Joseph Pici

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