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Ascension

* Featured image: The Ascension, detail from the “Speculum Humanae Salvationis” (15 c.), Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague Today, as advertised, we are cele...

His Wounded Side

In today's Gospel, the disciples are together again. Jesus is not there, but a lot of them sense His presence. The Risen Christ has been seen more than once sin...

Awakening at the Tomb

You go to the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre when you want the real thing. What you can't find in Milwaukee you will get in Jerusalem. This is the place where t...

Inn for a Treat

It starts when you drive down National Avenue. You enter the mists of time. The strip of National from 76th to 59th looks like 1991. Or 1987. Even 1962. ...

Red Light

What do you do to make soup cool? You blow on it. Or: you serve it in a cramped cellar on the Lower East Side with fewer tables than customers, do it unti...

South Side

If you want to discover the South Side, do what the Europeans do and take a walking tour. It’s a wild mix, with 19th-century churches and warehouses and working...