Patrick T Reardon

Reality magazine (Ireland)

The prayer of writing

By |2014-05-23T10:53:15+00:00May 23rd, 2014|

This essay originally appeared in the May issue of Reality, a Catholic magazine in Ireland. Norman Mailer called writing “the spooky art.” And anyone who’s been a writer, amateur [...]

Living in the moment

By |2014-03-18T08:42:07+00:00March 18th, 2014|

This essay initially appeared in the March, 2014 edition of Reality magazine in Ireland. One of the great boons of our era is the ongoing effort at creating better, clearer [...]

The Woven Lives of a Parish

By |2013-09-18T14:15:07+00:00September 18th, 2013|

As a parallel to the story I wrote for National Catholic Reporter in July about St. Gertrude Church and the death of our longtime religious education director, I did a [...]

“Father Bernardin”

By |2011-10-15T01:35:36+00:00October 15th, 2011|

During a career as a news reporter that spanned nearly 40 years, I interviewed my share of high-ranking officials. When I was part of a small group of journalists to [...]

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