"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Matthew at the Holy Whapping on Nov. 27 has lots on sirens and mermaids, while noting discerningly, re the Thanksgiving decorations at S. Clement's in Philadelphia, "squash and sub-tractarianism don't quite go together as well as people suppose."
Fr. Francis Sweeney, SJ, founded a humanities lecture series at Boston College that over the years drew the likes of TS Eliot, Robert Frost and Alec Guinness to campus. Here's Samuel Eliot Morison signing the guestbook. An online exhibit on the late Fr. Sweeney includes a pic of him as a novice at Shadowbrook and an image of his ordination by then-Archbishop Cushing that is quite POD. #