Basic Training: Catholic college students at the SOA vigil

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Article Social Justice Young Adults
Catholic college students get schooled in peace and protest at the annual School of the Americas vigil.

 

"Close it down!" Patrick Eccles, a Loyola University Chicago chaplain, shouted to a group of 50 Loyola students about to embark on a trip to Columbus, Georgia to protest the U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA). "Close it down," they replied weakly, seeming unsure of their voices, mission, and comrades.


Basic Training: Catholic college students at the SOA vigil

By Megan Sweas| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Social Justice Young Adults
Catholic college students get schooled in peace and protest at the annual School of the Americas vigil.

 

"Close it down!" Patrick Eccles, a Loyola University Chicago chaplain, shouted to a group of 50 Loyola students about to embark on a trip to Columbus, Georgia to protest the U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA). "Close it down," they replied weakly, seeming unsure of their voices, mission, and comrades.


Come one come all

By Annemarie Scobey-Polacheck and Lisa Calderone-Stewart| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Parish Life Young Adults

Religious education is not just for kids anymore as more parishes are including the entire family. Even Grandpa's invited. Shortly before Christmas last year, Rachel Squier, 11, of Streetsboro, Ohio announced to her parents that she thought the family should "go visit some poor people."

While Rachel's parents were pleased that their daughter was showing concern for those less fortunate, they knew a discussion was in order.


Marked for life

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Article Social Justice Young Adults
Former full-time volunteers confess that their experiences change them for good.

 


Marked for life

By Megan Sweas| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Social Justice Young Adults
Former full-time volunteers confess that their experiences change them for good.

 


Must love God: Catholics and online dating

By Christina Capecchi| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Marriage and Family Young Adults
Can Catholics find their soul mates in cyberspace?

 

Jen Perkovich, a 26-year-old nurse from Woodbury, Minnesota, flinched when she spotted Ryan Dick’s personal ad on Match.com.

“Look at this guy!” she shrieked. “What a player!”


Must love God: Catholics and online dating

By Christina Capecchi| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Marriage and Family Young Adults
Can Catholics find their soul mates in cyberspace?

 

Jen Perkovich, a 26-year-old nurse from Woodbury, Minnesota, flinched when she spotted Ryan Dick’s personal ad on Match.com.

“Look at this guy!” she shrieked. “What a player!”


We're just not that into you

By Renée M. LaReau| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Young Adults
Why aren't more young adults making it to Mass? We went straight to the source for answers. Their reasons, they say, range from a crowded calendar to disenchantment with the church to just prefering to stay in with the Sunday paper.

 

WHEN MOLLY MATTESICH SERVED as a Peace Corps volunteer two years ago in the West African nation of Mali, she relied on audio tapes of Sunday Mass to stay connected to her Catholic faith during her two-year tenure in the predominantly Muslim nation.


We're just not that into you

By Renée M. LaReau| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Young Adults
Why aren't more young adults making it to Mass? We went straight to the source for answers. Their reasons, they say, range from a crowded calendar to disenchantment with the church to just prefering to stay in with the Sunday paper.

 

WHEN MOLLY MATTESICH SERVED as a Peace Corps volunteer two years ago in the West African nation of Mali, she relied on audio tapes of Sunday Mass to stay connected to her Catholic faith during her two-year tenure in the predominantly Muslim nation.


A betrothal proposal

By Michael G. Lawler and Gail S. Risch| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Marriage and Family Young Adults
Are cohabiting Catholics always "living in sin"? Two respected family ministry researchers argue "no" and suggest the recovery of an ancient ritual for those moving toward marriage.

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