Time to Hit the Gym

Time to Hit the Gym

Fr. Jonathan Bannon–a priest, an OCF advocate (he was the spiritual father at the last College Conference Midwest!), and a talented graphic designer–drew up a Lenten infographic that’s perfect for college students. Here are 7 tips for getting into...
Great Lent Begins | The Safety Net

Great Lent Begins | The Safety Net

Here we go, team! The beginning of Great Lent in college is–at least for me–markedly different than how it began in high school. In high school, I lived with a bunch of people who were also awaiting Forgiveness Sunday–I believe the technical term is...
Thinking Like the Publican

Thinking Like the Publican

“Thank God, that I am not like this tax collector.” Man, that Pharisee sounds kinda dumb, doesn’t he? That’s always–God forgive me–one of my first thoughts when I hear the Gospel reading of this Sunday. “You knucklehead! How...
The Fast

The Fast

In this space, I speak a lot about the limits and constraints that college life puts on our participation of the faith. I’ve written about prayer, confession, service, almsgiving–all through the lens of our limits as poor, busy, terrified-for-our-future...
Lenten Reflection | Spring Cleaning

Lenten Reflection | Spring Cleaning

Each household has its own set of routine chores that needs to get done. Vacuuming, sweeping, making the beds, doing the laundry, and so on. However, many families will set aside a time for a deeper and more thorough cleaning of the home. Spring cleaning. Spring...