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As a Generation X columnist, Karen Osborne has written for teens for 14 years. That column comes to an end now, but her advice for Millenials to look at the world with bright, new ideas will carry on.
John Garvey can’t help but notice, in reports on Southern states’ recent legislation, how headlines treat “religious liberty” as though it is a “so-called” liberty. He fears there may be more at work than punctuation.
Villanova’s national championship might lead to more new students, writes Jesuit Father William Byron. If sports help stabilize enrollments at private universities, then even this St. Joe’s Hawk says, “Go ‘Nova!”
Moises Sandoval reflects on the death of a friend, who believed one of the gifts Hispanic Catholics bring to the church is the ability to celebrate life, no matter how bleak and discouraging the times may be.
Karen Osborne wishes she had a nickel for every time she’s heard teens and parents vow it’s the end of church-going after confirmation. But the sacrament isn’t about leaving, it’s arriving at adulthood with God.
Deacon Paul and Helen McBlain address the issue of control in a marriage with the case of a wife whose part-time job requires late nights working with a single man in his apartment. Her husband has a problem with that.