Jack Casey at Albany Public Library (January 8 at 12:15 pm)
Jack Casey will speak at the Albany Public Library, in the large auditorium of the main branch, from 12:15 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. The topic will be his novel, The Trial of Bat Shea.
Jack Casey on A Small American City Podcast
Jack Casey appeared as a guest on A Small American City podcast in an intimate one-hour conversation with author Duncan Crary.
Jack Casey Cries Fowl on Senate Coalition
When Troy attorney Jack Casey published his satirical political novel “A Parliament of Fowls” (StoneGate Ink, Sept. 2012), he hoped that statehouse shenanigans described in the book would never repeat themselves. “It’s déjà vu all over again,” Casey said of the recent formation of a “bipartisan governing coalition” in the New York State Senate.
Jack Casey on CSPAN2 Book TV
Author Jack Casey tells CSPAN2 BOOKTV the story of Kateri Tekakwitha, a Mohawk woman born in present-day New York who survived smallpox, losing her family to the disease, and was eventually baptized as a Roman Catholic.
HEAVEN AND EARTH
ROME, October 21, 2012 – This morning in St. Peter’s Square Pope Benedict XVI formally inducted Kateri Tekakwitha into the company of Catholic Saints. Father Claude Chauchetiere’s quest to obtain recognition of her surpassing spirituality, begun in 1680 with a request to exhume her body and bring it into the mission chapel, has succeeded, and she becomes the first native American saint.
KATERI AND THE RENAISSANCE
It’s nearly midnight and tomorrow, October 21, is a day many in Christendom have been waiting for, to celebrate the canonization of Kateri Tekakwitha. I journeyed up to Florence today to see again the splendors of the Renaissance and ruminate in this fourth of a five-part series about our Mohawk maiden’s place in the order of things.
PAGAN TO CHRISTIAN
ROME – Unlike many empires who sought to conquer the world, Rome never thought of itself as a superior race. Romans prided themselves on diversity and their…
KATERI AND THE OTHERS
I returned to the Sistine Chapel today with new eyes and a new heart –
Earlier, the sun blazed warm and bright on a run through the park to Villa Borghese….
NOVEL CELEBRATES FIRST AMERICAN INDIAN SAINT – KATERI TEKAKWITHA
Staff Picks Press publishes novelized biography in time for canonization, October 2012.
The ticket made it real at last. On Sunday, here in the Vatican, Pope Benedict XVI will canonize Kateri Tekakwitha, a young Mohawk woman from the 17th century, the first native American saint. The Swiss guard handed it to me: “The mass begins at 9:30. We expect twenty to thirty thousand. You should be here by eight.”