Sightings looks for meaning in the abyss of chaos that currently challenges American, and global, culture. The experience of life in its shadows led me to remember “Antigonish,” an old poem (1899) by Hughes Mearns.
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January 23, 2017
January 19, 2017
Why did a record 81% of white evangelicals vote for Donald Trump in the recent presidential election?
January 16, 2017
When writing for Sightings I can look down from our residence window on two cathedral towers.
January 9, 2017
Citings of Sightings, in which we sometimes indulge, can be signs of narcissism, impoverished imagination, or a lack of research in quest of fresh things to say.
January 5, 2017
What happens when we compare Colin Kaepernick to Tim Tebow?
January 2, 2017
For more than a year I engaged in the visual and oral analog to “fasting.” Fasters discipline themselves not to eat. I chose not to comment on the election campaigns.
December 22, 2016
Editor's note: In observance of the holidays, Sightings will be off next week.
December 19, 2016
“Suicide is on the rise among Irish priests” is the kind of report which causes or should cause concern and a sense of crisis among Irish and non-Irish, priests and non-priests, Catholics and non-Catholics—anyone with hu
December 15, 2016
A man with a rifle enters a pizza place, not for the purposes of mass murder or terrorism but on a quest for epistemological certainty.
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