In my journey through life as a Catholic and a theology minor at Notre Dame, I have come to realize the importance of a community gathering together under one roof for Mass. This notion was made clearly apparent over the past year, as the Covid-19 pandemic has completely changed our…


In Jeremy Begbie’s discussion on the importance of time, music, and theology, he makes an interesting point while describing James MacMillan’s work. He states that the best stories — or for our purposes works of art or songs — have meaningful resolutions of conflict, and not just conflict in themselves…


There is much more than meets the eye when dealing with icons. However, in order to receive all that there is to get out of an icon, the burden is on the viewer to put in extra work. …


Often times mass can be boring. There’s a certain element of repetitiveness to mass that sometimes allows us to worship “on autopilot.” The liturgy is designed, is ordered, in a structural way on purpose, however. …


In “Caminemos con Jesus,” Roberto Goizueta uses the analogy of the difference between “making a home” and “making a house” to get across his point on the differences between praxis and poiesis. The act of making a house is considered satisfactory upon completion of construction. On the contrary, the true…


In October of 2019, I began a trip of a lifetime during Fall break of my semester abroad in London. In hindsight, this trip truly was once in a lifetime, and I will cherish it forever.

I planned a trip to Turin for a weekend so I could watch my…

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