NCR interview-Elijah in Jerusalem
National Catholic Register, November 1, 2015
Following ‘Fr. Elijah’an interview with Michael O’Brienby Joan Frawley Desmond
NCR: Your book, Father Elijah: An Apocalypse, published 20 years ago, is a page turner about the rise of the Anti-Christ, and the efforts of Father Elijah, a Catholic monk, to change his mind and heart. Did you intend from the beginning to write a sequel?
O’Brien: No, I didn’t. Though the idea of a sequel was often suggested to me by readers, I rejected it for many years. However, during the past few years powerful images and scenes for the continuing story kept arising in my