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College Converts: 3 Students’ Paths to the Catholic Church
Spirituality

College Converts: 3 Students’ Paths to the Catholic Church

From National Catholic Register by Meghan Schultz Taking classes, working part time, building a social life, and encountering the truth of the Catholic faith: That’s how these students are spending their college careers. Each in their own way, they’ve met the Person of Jesus and made the decision to pursue him as a member of the Catholic Church. Christ Chapel is where Aidan Cyrus (shown top left) went to Mass and had a life-changing encounter with the Eucharist. Andrew Dannemiller (shown bottom left) embraced the faith through St. Paul’s Outreach, Scripture and daily Mass. (photo: courtesy of subjects; Hillsdale chapel, Rosemary Surdyke) From Lukewarmness Aidan Cyrus ran a half-mile in the rain to get to the second Mass he had ever been to in his life. It was in the brand-new ...
Most Christian parents worried about kids’ spiritual health: poll
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Most Christian parents worried about kids’ spiritual health: poll

From The Christian Post by Ryan Foley An overwhelming majority of American parents are concerned about their children’s spiritual well-being, with concerns highest among practicing Christians, according to a poll released by Barna. On Wednesday, Barna released the results of a survey that asked 513 parents of children younger than 18 about their level of concern regarding their children’s spiritual development and their children’s relationships with their peers. Getty Images Conducted April 23 through May 5, 2021, the survey asked parents “how concerned are you about your child/children’s spiritual development?” A majority of respondents (73%) indicated that they were either “somewhat” or “very” concerned with their children's spiritual development. Conversely, on...