FORT COLLINS, Colo. – A professor at Rome’s Pontifical University of the Holy Cross posed Colorado State University students a moral challenge during an Aug. 28 presentation: to live their lives as the story they want to tell.
On the feast of St. Augustine, Father Robert Gahl, a priest of the prelature of Opus Dei, gave a talk on “Freedom vs. Addiction” to more than 100 students on the CSU campus. He invoked Augustine by bringing up, among other points, the ideas of Book XI of the saint’s Confessions, which says each person’s life is a story.
“[Our] whole lives have the structure of a story,” said Father Gahl. “There are some lives ... that don’t have any plot, and they don’t really go...READ MORE