A profile of Father Robert Kennedy Roshi, a Catholic priest and Zen teacher
Robert Hirschfield tunes in to the ambiguity of silence in an émigré community.
We had just opened our building in lower Manhattan when we saw smoke sliding out from under Rooster Vargas’s door. My then supervisor, a sultry woman in her mid-twenties who did not know what she was getting into (and who soon became conveniently pregnant and left), pounded on Rooster’s door. She got no response. She […]