COVER: Fr. Ron MacDonell coaches an Apurina child at a language workshop in Manaus, Brazil (2006). The Apurina who have moved to Manaus, a city of more than two million people, hope that their children will learn their ancestral language in this modern urban context.
Credit: Luisa Fernandes.
- The world of linguistics
By Ron MacDonell, S.F.M.
Assisting Brazil's indigenous in their efforts to revitalize their language
- Let God be God
By Karen Lueck, F.S.P.A.
With a wealth of language we embrace the One who is beyond all names
- On learning Japanese
By Gerald Curry, S.F.M.
Mission in Japan meant learning a one-of-a-kind language
- The language of Pentecost
By Jack Lynch, S.F.M.
Pentecost invites us to look for the Spirit of God in every human heart
- Language as a tool for peace
By Shahid Akhtar and Dr. Barbara Landau
The language of diplomacy and conflict resolution
- The language of interfaith dialogue
By Larry (J.W.) Windland
Mindful language expresses our common humanity and pursues peace
- A circle story
By Kate Marshall Flaherty
- The language of silence
By Ron Rolheiser, O.M.I.
Discovering the hidden wholeness at the heart of things
- The vocabulary of social interaction
By David Warren, S.F.M.
Words have different meanings from one culture to another
- A fresh start
By Danny Gillis
The challenge of learning a new language in another land and culture
- Up for the challenge
By Anne Harty
Plunging into the unknown waters of mission in Thailand
- Learn to be still
By Sharon Willan
- No sombreros in church
By Lionel Walsh, S.F.M.
- The best darned sermon
By Joseph Curcio, S.F.M.
By Kathy VanLoon