Gabe Huck was Director of Liturgy Training Publications from 1977 until 2001. Since then he and his wife, Theresa Kubasak, founded and continue to work with Iraqi and Syrian Student Project. They live in Harrisonburg VA.  Gabe and Theresa’s book about seven years in Syria, Never Can I Write of Damascus: When Syria Became Our Home can be ordered at  

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Book Review

Book takes liberties but is clear Fr. Paolo Dall'Oglio was in love with Islam

Book review: We began living in Syria in 2005 and often visited Deir Mar Musa al Habashi, the monastery of Saint Moses the Abyssinian, where we came to know Jesuit Fr. Paolo Dall'Oglio.


Over the bent world

Daily Easter Reflections: Should the Gospel we profess and the liturgy we do raise in us some great unease with the political, economic, military and environmental conditions that are our responsibility as U.S. citizens and residents? If so, how do we grapple with the apparent absence of such unease in our churches?


Come Holy Spirit

Daily Easter Reflections: Why, day by day, in church and at work and as citizens and as human beings, why are we so often and so thoroughly being choked, our breath cut off, by what is petty, what is dull, what never sees to the depths of things, what never rises and sees how truths converge? 


A letter from prison

Daily Easter Reflections: Years ago, but not all that many, there were two church organists who loved the feast of the Ascension of the Lord, for it brought a twinkle to their eyes. One of them, playing during the collection, would subtly work in just a little bit of a then-popular song whose words included "Up, up and away, in my beautiful balloon."