The Word Among Us

July 2004 Issue

What a Difference Fifteen Years Makes

Introducting a New Commentary on Scripture.

By: Leo Zanchettin

Fifteen years ago, I was twenty-seven, single, living in Maryland, and contemplating a life of celibacy for the sake of the kingdom of God. Today, I'm married, live in Florida, and have three children. Many things I expected to happen in my life did not happen, and a number of unexpected occurrences did happen—all resulting in the happiness I now know as a husband, father, and Catholic editor.

One aspect of my work as editor of The Word Among Us that I especially enjoy is the opportunity to spend much of my working day with...


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