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The following is Ruthann J. Lemonius’s second place essay for the 2017 Friars’ Student Writing Awards contest:
By Google’s definition, reconciliation is “the restoration of friendly relations.” But because of the topic, the second definition seemed more fitting: “the action of making one view or belief compatible with another.”
The following is Sabrina Quartarone’s third place essay for the 2017 Friars’ Student Writing Awards contest:
“For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died”— 2 Corinthians 5:14. What does this verse mean and how does it relate to Christian reconciliation?
When Fr. Michael Pace first arrived in Tijuana, Mexico, he couldn’t help but feel overwhelmed.
On Sunday, Jan. 29, just as I was getting ready to leave church after an evening Mass, a gunman opened fire on a mosque in Quebec City, killing six people and injuring many more shortly after the end of their evening prayers.
I was feeling a tad hypocritical about A Dog’s Purpose. For one, I’m not really a dog person and for another, this movie has been the subject of much controversy regarding the treatment of its canine stars.
In general, I’m a pretty hopeful person about the future of the Church, even more so with the announcement of the theme for next year’s Synod of Bishops.
Are you curious about the world around you?
Would you like to interview interesting people?
Do you want to enrich your faith?
Do you like to write?
Happy New Year! Growing up in Canada, I had a largely typical North American childhood experience, but it was also infused with the traditions of my Chinese heritage.