What is the Paraclete?

By: Samuel Klee, ’16 Let us boldly become citizens of the digital world.  The Church needs to be concerned for, and present in, the world of communication, in order to dialogue with people today and to help them encounter Christ … The revolution taking place in communications media and in information technologies represents a great…

Captain America Review

By: Christopher Quiroz, ’17 Captain America: Winter Soldier must be one of the best superhero movies I’ve seen to-date.  Well-paced, well-shot, the film was highly engaging amidst witty dialogue, intriguing moral predicaments, and characters of surprising heart.  This begs the question, what’s not to like?  Though superhero films are violent by definition, something about this…

Wrestling with Exams

By: Danielle Flint, ’16 At this time last year, I was a freshman in my second semester, madly preparing for finals. Being a naive first-year, I decided to take TY 170, Wrestling with God, for my one and only Theology credit; even the name sounds ominous. I had already heard the horror stories about first…

How to Thrive Through Exams

By: McKenzie Rumley, ’15 Well, ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of year in which we all want to run in fear: Exam Cram Week! Now, before you begin to have a panic attack or decide to quit college, take a deep breath and remember that this isn’t the end of the world (close, but…

Marian Crowning, May 1st

By: Makenzie Conner, ’16 The coming of spring signals a renewed time of life and celebration.  As our campus comes alive with the triumphal return of birds and flowers, the Catholic Life Club will hold an annual event to honor Mary, the Mother of Jesus. In the liturgical life of the Church, May is a…

Popes Canonized

By: Monika Stutzman, 15 On April 27th, the feast of Divine Mercy set the tone for the canonization of the modern era’s two most celebrated popes.  The canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII was characterized by an overarching theme of mercy, as the faithful thronged to church vigils throughout Rome, taking advantage…

Does Your Music Have Soul?

By: Sam Klee, ’16 My Saturday playlist is typically filled with the unexceptional tripe that saturates our local airwaves.  As electronic beats blend into monotonous noise, it reflects the frenetic sense of stress behind my study habits. Yet this weekend, rather than settling for the latest Eminem or Avicii, I sent Spotify deep into the…