Tag: Flannery O’Connor

Loyola University Maryland removes Flannery O’Connor’s name from hall

Loyola University Maryland removes Flannery O’Connor’s name from hall

| George P. Matysek Jr. | July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Thirteen years after naming a new residence hall at Loyola University Maryland in honor of the Catholic author Flannery O’Connor, Jesuit Father Brian Linnane, the university’s president, removed the writer’s name from the building.

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Flannery — A-III (NR)

Flannery — A-III (NR)

| John Mulderig | July 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Despite a tragically brief and illness-plagued career, Catholic author Flannery O’Connor, who died in 1964 aged just 39, is recognized as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century, excelling especially in her short stories.

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Mercy works

Mercy works

| Liz Kelly | May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

When we met, Tammy had yet to reach her 25th birthday. It was her second stint in prison, this time on a charge of armed robbery. At home, she had two young children, whom Tammy’s father was raising. She rarely saw them. To say that there was sadness in her eyes is an understatement. They were overtaken by a profound vacancy and despair. Tammy barely knew her own mother, for she had been imprisoned by the time Tammy was 15 and was still in prison.

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Flannery O’Connor: anything but hard to find

Flannery O’Connor: anything but hard to find

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Flannery O’Connor has been dead for five decades, but her influence is very much alive, as an honor from the U.S. Postal Service this week recognizes. The nod comes in the form of a three-ounce stamp with her portrait framed by the feathers of her beloved peacocks, the 30th in a series of literary arts stamps to be released June 5.

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