Tag: catholic

A Look Inside the Soul of Service Learning

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Vice President of Student Development, Lincoln Christian University

Service learning is, in a very technical sense, just that: learning through service. But why does this matter? Here, we explore the philosophical and spiritual foundations of service learning. read more

Theology and Religious Studies: Providing a Foundation for Life

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Assistant Professor of Theology, Marymount University

If you have ever voiced your thoughts about majoring in theology or religious studies, you might have been greeted with, "What are you going to do with that?" Well, this is what! read more

A Protestant Fish in a Catholic Pond

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Senior Assistant Editor, Scholarship Manager, Wintergreen Orchard House

I was raised Protestant, but, truth be told, I was never really thrilled with the religion thing. With that, going to a Catholic college was nowhere on or near the list of things I wanted out of my future college. Somehow, though, I found myself enrolled at Merrimack College a small, independent Catholic school in Massachusetts. As it turned out, the school proved to me that sometimes the things you think you don't like or don't want are the ones that you need the most. read more

Endless Opportunities in Catholic Campus Ministry

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Admissions Counselor, University of Dallas

Because college is a great time to grow not only academically but also as an individual, students find that balancing their studies with various opportunities offered through campus ministry enhances their overall university experience. read more

Count on Service Learning

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Dean of Admissions, Mount Mercy University

When is the whole greater than the sum of the parts? In the context of service learning, the total is always more than the combination of individual pieces. read more

How does campus life differ on a Catholic college campus from a secular campus?

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Campus life at a Catholic college will provide more opportunities to explore and understand religion and organized religions' effects on history and on current issues. read more

Catholic College Retreats: Part II

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

Was your interest piqued by my last post? (Was it the "family-style meals" part? That always gets me.) You must be itching to know more about Catholic college retreats! Below you'll find just a few examples of the many Catholic-centric retreat programs out there. And whether you attended any of the retreats here or you have another experience you'd like to share, we'd love hear about it in the comments! read more

Why a Catholic Education?

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Dean of Admission, Gonzaga University

Catholic colleges may vary in size, location, and offerings, but all share an intellectual and spiritual tradition that, at its heart, asserts that each person is created in God's image with the potential for limitless good. read more

Catholic Educational Heritage: Jesuit

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Loyola University Chicago

At Jesuit institutions, students are challenged to realize and develop their God-given gifts and talents, and are encouraged to place themselves at the service of others. read more

Catholic Educational Heritage: Sisters of Saint Joseph

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

There are several orders of nuns associated with education that founded and now run many colleges and universities across the United States. read more