Many would argue that I never did. I'm one of them. But I spent my first 20 years in Buffalo.
AB and MA in English and PhL from Fordham, PhD from LeMoyne.
39 books, 109 articles
--Catholic Press Association, 1982 Journalism Award: Best Article, "Carl Sagan's Gospel of Scientism."
--Catholic Press Association, 1989 Journalism Award: Best Article, "Selling Faith to Skeptics."
--Catholic Press Association, 1990 Journalism Award: Best Series on Mission: "Scripture from Scratch," "Teenage Spirituality," "Converting the Baptized."
--1990 F. Sadlier Dinger Award "In recognition of promoting nationally the primacy of the religious dimension of the Catholic schools in America."
--The first Legacy Award, GeVa Theatre, for 22 years' contribution to theatre in Rochester, NY, 1990.
--Catholic Press Association, 1991 Journalism Award, Best Article Originating with the Magazine, "The Vices of the Vows."
--Catholic Press Association, Best Book Award, 2009, Help My Unbelief.
(1) Being alive, despite the odds. (2) Holy Week.
Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall, Bring up the Bodies, A Place of Greater Safety.
I'm excited to teach ANY class. If I weren't, I'd quit.
Never--EVER--say, "Oh, I'm nobody." (Never.)
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m.