Our June 2017 book notes includes titles about infertility, theology, and pilgrimage, all written by authors affiliated with the Collegeville Institute. →
In this new poem, summer writing workshop participant Ruth Johnston begins her parental advice with a warning: "be careful what you bring inside." →
Peter A. Huff reflects on teaching the text Black Elk Speaks at the same time as the historic water protector movement at the Standing Rock Nation. →
An Interview with Mona Hanford
Mona Hanford describes the work of the Hope Initiative, which offers individuals spiritual support as they make difficult end-of-life decisions. →
How are today’s college students navigating “hookup culture” on Catholic campuses? Jason King's research reveals a complex range of behaviors. →
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