catapult magazine

catapult magazine


Society & Institutions

“Sacred” space, desecration and reconciliation

16 theses toward understanding sacred space in the context of the biblical narrative.


Open doors on a dark night

Notes from a three-hour vigil in a downtown Columbus church on September 11, 2001.


A pilgrimage begins at St. Patrick’s in New York City.


Sacred places

A Christian walks into a Buddhist temple...

In the shadow of sacred space

Walking the pilgrim’s path between the cathedral and the bar.


Celebrating in the darkness

Suffering with others on the longest night of the year.

A time for feasting

A mother’s wise advice still applies.


The stories of Christmas

On carrying a family tradition beyond childhood.

Old tree, new tree

How tightly should we hold traditions when circumstances change?


Logic? I’ll take football.

Why I keep the season tickets.