by Perry West Denver, Colo., Mar 31, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The coronavirus pandemic has led colleges across the country to close their dorms, and offer classes online. As students return home with time on their hands, Catholics involved in campus ministry have offered advice on how to spend
By Perry West Denver, Colo., Dec 23, 2019 / 07:00 pm (CNA).- The phenomenon is well-documented. When young Catholics go away to college, a troublingly high percentage of them stop practicing their faith. And many who stop going to Mass in college never return. Initiatives like FOCUS, and Newman Centers
My name is Dominick and I couldn’t be more excited to introduce you to our new regular column: The Catholic Spelunker. First off, a quick definition: The Catholic Spelunker. noun. 1. a column specializing in curious exploration of fun stuff and Catholic geekery 2. a source of helpful tools and
by Rebecca Sontag The days are long but the years are short,” is a well-worn truism. We’ve heard it. We’ve said it. But we haven’t truly understood it until those marathon days of parenting (in the “primary-caregiver” sense) come to an abrupt halt. Right under the noses of attentive and
You just graduated from high school. Congratulations! Now college is on the horizon, a time full of promise and possibility. You will learn a lot, meet interesting people, choose a career, and possibly even find the person you will marry. You will also make important decisions about your faith
A 24-hour a day Mass times resource that anyone with internet can access is objectively speaking , a great thing. But for the young collegiate Catholic, it is also an excuse killer. When my parents’ generation went to college, they no doubt did a little research on the parishes near
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph The Fellowship of Catholic University Students, better known as FOCUS, is coming to Wright State University this fall.
By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph Xavier University’s student athletes are known for their skills on the court and field. Their prowess also extends to academics: XU boasts a 97 percent graduation rate among all sports teams, which is 12th in the nation and first in the Big East, and
Press Release The Board of Trustees at the College of Mount St. Joseph announced today the College will officially become Mount St. Joseph University effective July 1, 2014. The designation change to University positions the Mount to leverage its expanding academic offerings including increasing its number of graduate programs for
By Laura Dodson Catholic News Service MELBOURNE, Fla. (CNS) — As students arrive on campuses around the country this fall to embark on their college career, many also will experience adult independence for the first time.