When I left college without a girlfriend, I decided it was time to get serious. So I went to the library and checked out some books about dating. I was basically hoping to find a book entitled Dating for Dummies. Better yet, Dating for Catholic Dummies. After all, the Catechism doesn’t tell you how to … Continued
Hearing the word “holiness” might put a certain image in your mind. Maybe it’s a priest or a nun, Pope Francis or Mother Teresa, or someone with a halo in a stained glass window. Growing up, I had a book of saints that had a painting of Teresa of Ávila on the cover. When I … Continued
When their friend, Will, was diagnosed with a serious and rare kidney disease, Chris Whitney and his friends knew they needed to do something to help and the Tampa Pig Jig was born. Three years later, they have raised millions of dollars for Nephcure Kidney International in Will’s honor. Video Transcript Chris Whitney: My name’s … Continued
Jen’s mother placed her for adoption at birth. Nineteen years later they met, and when Jen had a family of her own, she realized what a gift of life she had been given. Video Transcript Jen Vian: I was thinking like, “How would I do that?” Like how would you love this baby and knowing … Continued
Today, the majority of people say that they don’t trust the news. In fact, two-thirds of people think it contains bias, spin, or hidden agendas. Even Pope Francis has voiced his concerns: the theme for the 2018 World Day of Communications is ‘”The truth will set you free” (Jn 8:32). Fake news and journalism for … Continued
When I was growing up, my mom insisted that my sisters and I wear skirts and dresses to Mass — allowing pants only in exceptionally cold weather. And in northern Indiana, it had to be pretty cold and snowy for that to happen. At my Catholic university, I did not often attend Mass (sorry, Mom … Continued
As a college student, I am familiar with the struggle of living on a budget. It’s hard to give during a time in my life when I feel like I have very little extra to offer. Thankfully, there are many ways to give to others beyond donating a chunk of money. Here are a few … Continued
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