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The Importance of Theology and Philosophy in the University

The University of Notre Dame is no stranger to controversy, and it is once again making a few headlines due to its decennial core curriculum review process, which began recently. While no concrete recommendations or proposals have yet been made, one change clearly being considered is a reduction of the theology and philosophy requirements in […]

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SEEK 2015: Facing the Future

Mary Cortese, a Marine Biology major at the University of South Carolina, struggles with the same questions that most college freshmen do.  She wonders what her future holds, and ultimately, whether she likes what’s there. Along with 10,000 other students from across the country, Mary faced these questions head on and attended SEEK 2015. This five-day, national Catholic youth […]

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What the Heaven is Marian Consecration?

So a few months back, I had a re-introduction to Mama Mary, just as things were taking a turn for the desperate. Since then, God has not-so-subtly brought me closer to his first disciple. Given to us through our Catholic student center a year before, Michael E. Gaitley’s “33 Days to Morning Glory,” a booklet-led retreat to Marian […]

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Evangelizing in the PostModern World

In today’s postmodern world it is a common cultural assumption that we all live by our own “truth,” worldview, or ethical principles.  They are merely subjectively chosen without regard to any real traction in the extra-mental world around us.  They give our lives meaning because we choose them as one choses a favorite ice cream […]

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