The Catholic Spirit interviewed Weigel and Gordy DeMarais, founder and executive director of St. Paul’s Outreach, a Catholic ministry on college campuses across the U.S. that began in response to the Church’s call for a “new evangelization.” The following is an edited version of the interview.
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Somewhere in their midst — across the alley, around the river — two people met and married, forging the lineage that leads to you.
Thirteen years after Pope John Paul II established the Sunday after Easter as Divine Mercy Sunday, the image of Jesus with red and white rays coming from his side has become familiar in many parishes.
Matthew Bearth was 17 when he set out on an Alaskan cruise that changed the course of his life and led him to the seminary. Today the 20-year-old college junior loves to recount that northern voyage.
In this Year of Faith we have been asked by Pope Benedict XVI to profess (profess the faith in its fullness and with conviction), celebrate (celebrate the faith, especially in the Eucharist) and witness (witness our faith to the world).
Author of ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ expressed faith through his stories and imagination
National Vocation Awareness Week is Jan. 13-19. The following reflection was first posted on the blog of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Barbara Benson Keith’s wake-up call came while chatting with a fellow kindergarten teacher at the end of a school day.
Throughout the United States on the weekend of Dec. 8-9 the Church will take up the 25th annual collection for the retired religious.
Every time you ask a question about what’s on TV, you’re doing the right thing. You are becoming more media literate.
Affirmative action has given many young people opportunities their parents and grandparents never had
In October, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas. The issue was affirmative action at public colleges and universities.
My dad and brother just returned from a fly-in fishing adventure in the Canadian wilderness —fly-in, that is, because their outpost camp could only be accessed by floatplane, the sole cabin on a remote lake teeming with walleye.