Real Break Jerusalem 2016 Reflection

Real Break Jerusalem 2016 Reflection

At this point, it’s been two weeks since we came back from Jerusalem, and I can’t stop thinking about it. Everyone asks me what we saw and where we went. This is hard to answer, it’s a little like saying you went to Disney; while Disney is one place, it also has an...
A Firsthand Encounter | CC West Reflection

A Firsthand Encounter | CC West Reflection

Secondhand faith doesn’t get you anywhere.  –Fr. Apostolos Hill, College Conference West 2015 If there was one thing Fr. Apostolos drove home in his keynote addresses at this year’s College Conference West, it was that to witness to Christ, we have...
The Cross of Forgiveness

The Cross of Forgiveness

I don’t normally open with such an extensive quote, but today’s reflection really rests on the words of Fr. Seraphim below. So bear with me, and if you read nothing that follows, read this entire quote: The Holy Fathers teach us that the one who forgives...
Let Your Answer Be Faith, Hope, and Love

Let Your Answer Be Faith, Hope, and Love

Today I’d like to address this excellent student question we received: How can I defend my faith in the face of opposition? I’m sure it’s not all that uncommon that you are faced with situations on campus where your faith is not only challenged but...