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By Joy Kubik on April 16, 2010
Oakland Athletics minor league prospect Grant Desme was on fire in 2009. But with his chances of being a major league player now as real and close as the smell of his leather glove, Grant Desme shocked the baseball world…
Written by Joy Kubik on April 16, 2010 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Sports | Keywords: baseball, choice, christ, Church, discernment, grant desme, major league, oakland athletics, priest, religious, Sports, vocation | 1 Response
By Susan Joy Bellavance on November 17, 2009
The X-Games™ have always been the place where over-the-edge athletes throw down adrenaline-pumping stunts that blow the minds of spectators. But a few of these dare-devils have been raising an uncomfortable stir…
Written by Susan Joy Bellavance on November 17, 2009 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Sports | Keywords: bike, Brian Deegan, christ, Church, courage, crash, cross, death, dirtbike, extreme, motocross, mulisha, rebel, Sports, stunts, suffering, X-Games, x-treme, xgames, xtreme | 2 Responses
By Alex Kubik on May 18, 2009
When the news broke last month that the captain of an American cargo ship had been captured by pirates, it is likely that many people didn’t realize how dangerous and terrifying that really was.
Written by Alex Kubik on May 18, 2009 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Horror and Tragedy | Keywords: christ, Church, courage, cross, good friday, hope, Life, Movie, Politics, suffering, tragedy, war | Leave a response
By Genevieve Yep-Pollack on April 5, 2006
A doubt can be powerful. The devil used it against Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden. He tried to make them doubt that God loved them. It worked. We’re paying for it. The Da Vinci Code, written by Dan Brown, may not be as smart a hoax as the devil’s lie in the garden, but it has confused many people.
Written by Genevieve Yep-Pollack on April 5, 2006 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Horror and Tragedy, Music and Movies | Keywords: Actor, christ, Church, Dan Brown, DaVinci, History, hope, Movie, Pope | Leave a response
By Genevieve Yep-Pollack on May 7, 2005
Pope Benedict XVI speaks with the same firmness of faith, the coherence and confidence in Christ that we learned from John Paul II. He gives us confidence that adherence to Christ is our stronghold and message amidst confusion.