When I was a high school campus minister, I had several students who would come into my office and ask: “I have this friend who is gay, but their church tells her it is a […]
Category: Young Adult Catholics
Becoming Christ in the Wounded World: Building Communities for Social and Personal Change
What would it really look like if we took the Good News and witness of Jesus Christ seriously in our world today? Following the call of Pope Francis, it’s time we organize and rebuild a movement for social and personal change.
The Time is Now for a Renewed Catholic Student Movement
College students represent one of the most powerful demographics in the United States and Catholicism is the one of the largest religious traditions among college-age students in the country. A mobilized movement of this demographic could have a transformative impact on higher education, on the church, and social issues around the world. The time is now for a renewed student movement.
The Feast of St. Francis Xavier: Becoming a “Companion” with Strangers in the “Joy of the Gospel”
For two wonderful years, I was a faculty member at Xavier High School in New York City. Although no stranger to Jesuits and Jesuit education, I admit I knew little of the man whose name […]
Millennials at Work: A New Hope for Catholic Social Teaching
By Conor Kelly Five years ago yesterday, Pope Benedict XVI officially signed the most recent social teaching encyclical, Caritas in Veritate. This fact is itself significant because Caritas in Veritate would be seven years old […]
Sharing the Vision of Saint John XXIII
Daily Theology invited Randall Rosenberg to reflect on his motivations for writing The Vision of Saint John XXIII, and what he discovered along the way. By Randall Rosenberg On the fiftieth anniversary of the death of […]
Defending the Pope From Freemasons: Throwback to John Paul II’s Funeral
The celebrations of Pope John Paul II in the lead up to his canonization this weekend brings back memories of being in Rome for his funeral—a truly amazing experience. As president of the International Movement […]
Why do Campus Ministries Have “Permanent Communities”?
By Mike Hayes This post was published originally at Googlinggod.com on February 17, 2014. Daily Theology appreciates the opportunity to share it here. In New Mexico a story came out this week that the Archbishop of Santa […]
Structural Renewal to be a Church of the Poor: 3 Concrete Proposals for Curial Reform
It’s like a dream or a movie. In less than a year, Pope Francis has transformed the dominant discourse around Catholicism from scandal and despair to joy and the evangelical demands in light of poverty […]
The Grammar of Giving Thanks
Last week I hosted a study break for students in my residence hall and screened “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.” This was the first time many of them had ever seen this holiday classic, and their […]
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