REBELLION THAT STIRRED THE WORLD

1916 Irish Easter Rising

By Msgr. Francis A. Carbine The book, The 1916 Irish Rebellion, is a “Triumph.” Published by the University of Notre Dame Press on the centennial of the Rising, this book is a triumph of research, documentation, layout and a prose… Continue Reading

Midas Touch—Uncorking the Past

By Barbara Nolan The box full of 2,700-year old dust was quite full, brimming with a golden-looking powdery substance. Its appearance was quite fitting, since it came from drinking vessels inside the tomb of the legendary King Midas (or perhaps… Continue Reading