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THREATT: Finding God and Identity Through Disappointment

THREATT: Finding God and Identity Through Disappointment

Kathryn Threatt’s Georgetown experience got off to a rocky start. Since she got to campus, however, her disappointments have deepened her faith in God and awareness of her own identity. To read about Kathryn’s journey, read the fifth installment in the Senior Compass Series.

by April 25, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Julia Hennrikus

ROSENBERGER: How Our Shortcomings Give Us Strength

Less than a week after watching my Republicans stomp through an incredibly successful midterm election, it seems odd that I would be writing anything other than a gleeful victory lap. While I am salivating a bit at the prospect of having the largest Republican majority since the Truman administration, I[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
ROSENBERGER: A Surprising Journey Via Active Meditation

ROSENBERGER: A Surprising Journey Via Active Meditation

Meditation has always struck me as an inefficient use of valuable time. My distinctly Protestant understanding of prayer allowed me to come before God, unencumbered by intercessors or ritualized language, and speedily drop off a collection of charitable thoughts and concerns. Before Georgetown, I saw meditation as an undisciplined foray[Read More…]

by September 23, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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The Mass That Showed Me the Way

“You shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free.” The first time I entered Lauinger Library, I had no idea that this Latin phrase, Cognoscetis veritatem et veritas liberavit, loomed overhead. Ever-present, these words remind us of one of higher education’s greatest purposes: to help eager young[Read More…]

by May 16, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
ROSENBERGER: Unexpected Solace in a Fractured Faith

ROSENBERGER: Unexpected Solace in a Fractured Faith

This year, I am giving up my faith for Lent. When I arrived home for spring break, I received the news that the longest, mutually beneficial relationship in my life had come to an end. Every few months since 1999, Joe the Barber has given me more or less the[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

False Inclusiveness Plagues Debate

In his address at Germany’s Regensburg University in September 2006, Pope Benedict XVI asserted that faith without reason is fanaticism. Although he was not speaking about homosexuality, I think that this point directly applies to that debate. As students at a Jesuit institution, we are called upon to learn through[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments News

God’s Plan for Sexuality

Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen once said, “Millions of people dislike the Church for what they think she teaches. But there aren’t 10 people who dislike the Church for what she really teaches.” Much of the recent conversation on this page of The Hoya related to the Catholic Church and[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Opinion