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To Address Poverty in All Its Forms

Curtis Martin
Founder and CEO, Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS)
Msgr. James P. Shea
President, University of Mary
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Politics of Advent

Weekly Update

Across cultures and generations, humanity has shown a deep Advent-based view of the world: someday, someone will come and set things right.

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Foundations
Caravaggio's "Calling of Saints Peter and Andrew"

The Decision to Become a Disciple

To become a disciple requires something far more than being intrigued, interested, or moved by Christ: to become a disciple is to make a firm act of will to give one's life away.

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Leonardo Da Vinci's "St. John the Baptist"

Enrichment

This week: Da Vinci portrays a youthful Baptist, leaning into the light to invite the viewer's gaze to heaven.

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Encounter the perennial truths of the faith as they are applied to particular questions of life, education, and professional disciplines.
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Commentary

Making the Gospel ‘Real’ in a Gnostic World

Dr. Jonathan J. Reyes
Senior Vice President of Evangelization and Faith Formation, Knights of Columbus
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Jesus is not weak. Jesus is the one who assailed the strong man, as he puts it in the Gospels, and he has taken on the enemy and won. He’s the one who is calling you to follow him.
Rev. John Riccardo Executive Director, ACTS XXIX
Contrasting doors
Commentary

The Enemy Next Door

Dr. Jordan Almanzar
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Deadlifting
Commentary

The Christian Athlete: Where is Your Strength?

Dr. Luis Fernando Aragón-Vargas
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Q&A

The God of Faith and Science with Stephen Barr and David Ronderos

Dr. Stephen Barr
Dr. David Ronderos
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Foundations
Investigate the first and foundational principles of the Catholic imaginative vision.
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Every society and individual views the world through a moral and spiritual imaginative vision...

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