Monday, May 17, 2010

The Church That Educates

From the barrio of LA to the Stateside church's most prestigious prize, the poet Dana Gioia offered a memorable, moving reflection in accepting the Laetare Medal at today's Notre Dame commencement:

SVILUPPO: Just in time for his receipt of the Laetare, a freshly-dropped interview with Commonweal finds Gioia talking up a renewed concept of what it means to be "a public Catholic," bearing a sense of identity that manifests "authenticity, integrity, continuity, and community."