Tag: Culture

Catholic family offers a model for love, harmony among races, cultures

Catholic family offers a model for love, harmony among races, cultures

| Tyler Orsburn | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a world that has embraced the CMYK and RGB color charts — the hue models for color printing and computer screens — many in the U.S. still see the world in black and white.

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Pride, humility and social media

Pride, humility and social media

| Bishop Robert Barron | June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

On a recent trip to Sacramento, from my home base in the LA area, I flew Southwest Airlines. In an idle moment, I reached for the magazine in the seatback pocket and commenced to leaf through it. I came across an article by a woman named Sarah Menkedick entitled “Unfiltered: How Motherhood Interrupted My Relationship with Social Media.” The piece was not only wittily and engagingly written, it also spoke to some pretty profound truths about our cultural situation today and the generation that has come of age under the influence of the Internet.

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From the stage to the ambo: Catholic actor balances faith with the arts

From the stage to the ambo: Catholic actor balances faith with the arts

| Jessica Weinberger | April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hey’s unconventional life-balancing work as an actor, cantor and his other role, a licensed professional counselor, is far from his original plan of becoming a physician.

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Siena Symposium hosts well-timed workshop on family

Siena Symposium hosts well-timed workshop on family

| Bridget Ryder | August 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Participants explore St. John Paul II’s ‘Letter to Families’ amid gay marriage issue, World Meeting of Families

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Faith and fiesta merge at Dia de La Familia

Faith and fiesta merge at Dia de La Familia

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Music, Mass, food and fun were all part of a special day to celebrate the culture of Latino Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Self-reflection in the age of selfies

Self-reflection in the age of selfies

| Christina Capecchi | October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Lena Dunham is not done confessing. That’s the headline of the New York Times Magazine profile just published about the actress-turned-memoirist, and it couldn’t be more apt.

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Magazine meant to ‘lift women up’ set for May debut

Magazine meant to ‘lift women up’ set for May debut

| Katie Collins | May 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The new magazine is not religious but is informed by the editors’ faith and “desire to be better women.”

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Elections and the culture: What we learned in 2012

Elections and the culture: What we learned in 2012

| Jason Adkins | November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

During the 2012 election season, the Church actively supported a number of issue-oriented ballot referenda initiatives around the country. Most of them failed to pass.

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Lessons from spending time outside a linguistic empire

Lessons from spending time outside a linguistic empire

| John Garvey | September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

What do you call someone who speaks two languages? Bilingual. And three languages? Trilingual. And someone who speaks just one language? An American, of course.

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Spider-Man, Iron Man, Superman and the God-Man

Spider-Man, Iron Man, Superman and the God-Man

| Father Robert Barron | July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

What is it about these stories — and the Spider-Man tale in particular — that fascinate us? May I suggest that it has something to do with Christianity, more precisely, with the figure around which all of the Christian religion revolves.

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‘Guys and Dolls’ to rock in Hopkins

‘Guys and Dolls’ to rock in Hopkins

| Jennifer Janikula | March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

St. John’s students give up recess time to gain confidence on stage

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