SCM Summer 2014 


The editorial, creative, and production teams responsible for making both the print and digital versions of the magazine a reality.


Summer 2014

Letter from the editor 


Tales and tellers: What is the poetry and prose, whose are the voices—writers' and characters' alike—that spoke to you back then, that speaks to you now?


Summer 2014 



Memories from '47, Ukraine in crisis, and a tribute to Victor Vari.


Summer 2014

Parting Shot 


The Statue of the Sacred Heart is restored and back on a pedestal in the Mission Gardens.


Summer 2014



The writers, photographers, illustrators, and other folk whose work you'll find in the mag.


Summer 2014

Summer 2014

Table of contents


A day with the Dalai Lama

High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.

The Catholic writer today

Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.

Our stories and the theatre of awe

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

Mission Matters

What would the next generation say?

Hossam Baghat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.

Breaking records on the maplewood

Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.

How's the water?

A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.