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What Is A Good Catholic Science Curriculum? – Stacy Trasancos Ph.D., Science in the Light of Faith

C.S. Lewis Would Want You to Join a Writing Group – Rachel Motte, Catholic Stand

Francis and the Deaconesses – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog

Open Your Eyes to Creation – Erin Cain, Ignitum Today

Feels Every Christian Has Had While Praying – Alex R. Hey, epicPew

You Can’t Make a Silk Purse Out Of A Sow’s Ear – Melanie Jean Juneau, Catholic Stand

Newman Society Responds to Obama Administration’s ‘Guidance’ on Gender Identity - Cardinal Newman Society Staff, Catholic Education Daily

May 12, 1935: First Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic

What We Can Learn from Average Americans Who Were Great – Vicki Burbach, Catholic Spiritual Direction

Pope Francis Opens Conversation on Deaconesses - Big Pulpit Aggregator

The History and Ancient Functions of a Deaconess – The Catholic Encyclopedia 1908

Gender Ideology and Our Fatal Empire of Desire – Jeffrey A. Mirus Ph.D., Catholic Culture

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Cistercian Father Thomas Esposito says of discerning one’s college choice, ‘There has to be something that tugs at you and makes you want to investigate it further. And then the personal encounter comes in the form of a visit or a chat with a student or alumnus who communicates with the same enthusiasm or energy about the place. And then that love of a place can be a seed which germinates in your own heart through prayer.’

Choose a College With a Discerning Mind and Heart

Cistercian Father Thomas Esposito, assistant professor of theology at the University of Dallas (UD) and subprior (and former vocations director) of the Cistercian Abbey of Our Lady of Dallas, drew from his experience as both a student and now monastic religious to help those discerning understand the parallels between religious and college discernment.

Representing the Holy Spirit that descended “like a dove” and hovered over Jesus when he was baptized.

Bishop Burbidge: The Pandemic is Our ‘Pentecost Moment’

This “21st century Pentecost moment” brought on by the pandemic, Bishop Michael Burbidge said, has underscored the need for good communication in the Church across all forms of media, in order to invite people into the fullness of the Gospel.