Novelist Alice McDermott, winner of a National Book Award for Charming Billy, will speak on “Astonished by Love: Storytelling and the Sacramental Imagination” on Apr. 30 at 6 p.m. in Cadigan Center. McDermott is also the author of Someone, longlisted for a National Book Award, and After This and At Weddings and Wakes, both Pulitzer Prize finalists. She is the Richard A. Macksey Professor for Distinguished Teaching in the Humanities at Johns Hopkins University. Sponsors: The Church in the 21st Century Center and the English Department.