Empowered by the Spirit: The U.S. bishops on campus ministry

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The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a pastoral letter on campus ministry, pledging their support for the ongoing effort to enrich the faith in colleges and universities in 1985.

“Empowered by the Spirit: Campus Ministry Faces the Future” recognized campus ministry as “vitally important for the future of the church and society.”


Newman Centers: A brief history

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The mission of Catholic Newman Centers has changed over more than 100 years.

In the 1800s, Blessed John Henry Newman wrote that “religious truth is not only a portion, but a condition of general knowledge.” Catholics who attended non-Catholic universities are likely to have encountered one of the hundreds of centers inspired by the 19th-century Catholic intellectual.


Empowered by the Spirit: The U.S. bishops on campus ministry

By J.D. Long-García| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Young Adults
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a pastoral letter on campus ministry, pledging their support for the ongoing effort to enrich the faith in colleges and universities in 1985.

“Empowered by the Spirit: Campus Ministry Faces the Future” recognized campus ministry as “vitally important for the future of the church and society.”


Getting through? How Catholic colleges are responding to sexual assault

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Getting through? How Catholic colleges are responding to sexual assault

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She said yes! Now what?: Answers to questions about interfaith weddings

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Article Ecumenical & Interfaith Dialogue Marriage and Family Young Adults

“I’m marrying a Presbyterian whose dad is a minister, so we want to get married in her church. Will I still be considered married by the Catholic Church?”

Absolutely, if the requirements of canon law are met. A couple who agrees to marry are the actual ministers of the sacrament. It is they who make the sacrament “happen,” not the minister.


She said yes! Now what?: Answers to questions about interfaith weddings

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Article Ecumenical & Interfaith Dialogue Marriage and Family Young Adults

“I’m marrying a Presbyterian whose dad is a minister, so we want to get married in her church. Will I still be considered married by the Catholic Church?”

Absolutely, if the requirements of canon law are met. A couple who agrees to marry are the actual ministers of the sacrament. It is they who make the sacrament “happen,” not the minister.


Goy meets girl: How interfaith couples make it work

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Interfaith and interchurch couples face unique challenges to building strong marriages.

Before Juliann Richards met Neal Levy, she didn’t doubt that she’d marry a fellow Catholic someday. After all, Richards was raised Catholic, attended Catholic school, grew up mostly around fellow Catholics, and knew she wanted her children raised with the same faith.

“For many years, I told myself (and others) that I was going to the nearby Catholic college so I could meet a nice Catholic boy and get married,” Richards recalls.


Goy meets girl: How interfaith couples make it work

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Article Ecumenical & Interfaith Dialogue Marriage and Family Young Adults
Interfaith and interchurch couples face unique challenges to building strong marriages.

Before Juliann Richards met Neal Levy, she didn’t doubt that she’d marry a fellow Catholic someday. After all, Richards was raised Catholic, attended Catholic school, grew up mostly around fellow Catholics, and knew she wanted her children raised with the same faith.

“For many years, I told myself (and others) that I was going to the nearby Catholic college so I could meet a nice Catholic boy and get married,” Richards recalls.


Preparing for an interfaith marriage

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Article Ecumenical & Interfaith Dialogue Marriage and Family Young Adults

As a Presbyterian working for the Catholic Church, Bonnie Mack approaches her ministry from a unique perspective. She has been married to a Catholic for 42 years, and for the last 20 she’s volunteered and worked with the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Marriage and Family Life Office.


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