Blog Posts

Serving the Poor and the Hungry - Elisa Kwon

In the last few months, some students who are members of Counterpoint, a group associated with Communion and Liberation that meets at the Newman Centre, have been volunteering at St. Ann’s parish with their food bank, a part of the Daily Bread Food Bank. Each Saturday, the food bank supports hundreds of individuals in need of food assistance, and volunteers help with sorting, moving, and distributing the donated food.


Our Common Rationality: Sinking our roots deeper through dialogue

Catholicism as Truth - Krishna Joseph Vaz Santhakumar

I was baptized at the Newman Centre during the Easter of 2017. I wouldn’t really claim, however, that it was the moment of my conversion. My baptism gave me new life, the only problem was that I knew not what that entailed. If you can tell by my first and last name, I grew up a Hindu for most of my life; I was not necessarily devout, but I did think of myself as a believer. I took pride in identifying as a Hindu. In my earlier years of high school, I resorted to atheism and in my last two years I converted to some type of deism, and thus began my journey.

Chastity in Daily Life - Chelsea Santiago

When I was little I would take my Dad’s model cars and reassemble them. But there was this one car I couldn’t put back together so I hid it in fear of my dad getting angry. When confronted I was ashamed, but my Dad didn’t care he just smiled, and we reassembled it together.


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