Save the date: Kerry Cronin on the love lives of college students

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Article Marriage and Family Sex and Sexuality Young Adults
The love lives of college students leave a lot to be desired, says this educator, who suggests old-school dating as a remedy.

While eating ice cream with a group of “beautiful, smart, extroverted, social people,“ Boston College seniors nearing graduation, Kerry Cronin asked them about their romantic lives. “Will there be crazy break-ups at the end of senior year? Are you going to try to stay together with people you’re dating?”


Save the date: Kerry Cronin on the love lives of college students

By A U.S. Catholic interview| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Marriage and Family Sex and Sexuality Young Adults
The love lives of college students leave a lot to be desired, says this educator, who suggests old-school dating as a remedy.

While eating ice cream with a group of “beautiful, smart, extroverted, social people,“ Boston College seniors nearing graduation, Kerry Cronin asked them about their romantic lives. “Will there be crazy break-ups at the end of senior year? Are you going to try to stay together with people you’re dating?”


Job creators: Young adults give small start-ups the jump they need

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Article Social Justice Young Adults
Would-be entrepreneurs often give up for lack of two things: training and cash. Enter some college students with a big idea.

SLIDESHOW: Job creators in action


Job creators: Young adults give small start-ups the jump they need

By Katie Bahr| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Social Justice Young Adults
Would-be entrepreneurs often give up for lack of two things: training and cash. Enter some college students with a big idea.

SLIDESHOW: Job creators in action


Job creators: A slideshow of small business entrepreneurs

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Article Young Adults


Job creators: A slideshow of small business entrepreneurs

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Article Young Adults


Vatican II, Schmatican II

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Article Scripture and Theology Young Adults
In this article from 2005, Tara Dix wonders if it is time for a new agenda forty years after the close of Vatican II.

Leading up to this month's 40th anniversary of the closing of the Second Vatican Council, this year has been filled with workshops, symposia, and whole conferences dedicated to the discussion of Vatican II, the unfinished business of Vatican II, renewing the spirit of Vatican II, and more. And all I can say is: Yawn.


Om-schooled: How Yoga can influence your Catholic prayer

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Article Prayer and Sacraments Spirituality
Catholics can take a lesson from the Hindu tradition of yoga when it comes to praying with body, mind, and spirit.

Walking into the dark chapel, gothic arches soaring overhead and didactic glass staining the pews with jewel-toned light, I tried to calm my mind. Papers, classes, work, broken relationships, my future. The thoughts sparked in rapid succession, a finale-on-the-Fourth-of-July-show in my mind. I dropped a knee to the cold floor, blessed myself, and slumped into the nearest pew.


A year in the Promised Land

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Article War and Peace
 A student abroad observes how past and present shape the future of the Holy Land.
 

October 4, 2010


Little women: How consumer culture is forcing girls to grow up too fast

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Article Marriage and Family Sex and Sexuality Women Young Adults
Mattel and Abercrombie sell sexiness even to 6-year-olds. Enter those who are fighting back to let girls be girls.

At a recent wedding Becky Groth was amazed to see the revealing dress on the beautiful 17-year-old daughter of a close friend. The dress was so skimpy and inappropriate, Groth says, that the girl drew a lot of unwanted attention from young men. Groth asked the teenager to talk about it privately after the wedding.


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