Posts tagged Flannery O'Connor
Common Ground for Great Texts: Part II

When we are looking for works of imaginative literature, we should choose texts that move us to feel more deeply the human condition and to see more clearly the life we have in common.

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Common Ground for Great Texts: Part I

For all of us who teach in classical programs, we want our students to read great texts: the finest poems, plays, novels, and stories and the most exceptional readings in history, theology, politics, and philosophy. How does a book make it onto the list of great texts?

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Our Latest Initiative: July, 2017

In July, Cana Academy president Andrew Zwerneman participated in the Regional Conference for the Institute for Catholic Liberal Education. Cana Academy conducted our latest VISIONS seminar at Hubbard Hill Retirement Community and hosted clergy and staff from Saint Philip Catholic Church for our first Cana Table Seminar in our now fully furnished headquarters in Falls Church. 

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On the Beach with Cana Academy

If you have vacation time in the upcoming weeks, you have a great chance to catch up on your reading. And, if you’re anything like me, you could probably use some recommendations before you head to the library or bookstore. With all of you classic readers in mind, I asked the Cana team for a short list of great reads.

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