Young Voices: A pub near my apartment serves as an unofficial sanctuary for soccer fanatics. The thought of joining them appeals to me for a number of reasons, but it would not be genuine.
Young Voices: My wife Gillian has cystic fibrosis, so there is greater uncertainty about both the present and the future for us and our year-old son.
Young Voices: A recent study from LinkedIn says that millennials switch jobs on average of four times in their first decade out of college. Some might see that as a symptom of the "next-best-thing"-generation. But I don't think it's necessarily a negative phenomenon. To me, it's a manifestation of the admirably desperate search for vocation.
Young Voices: I recite the Hours in the now-empty classroom where moments ago I was tugging on jackets, separating quarrelers, hustling and cajoling 16 kindergartners out the door.
Young Voices: When I was 6, our music liturgist asked us to practice singing the alleluia for Easter; the problem was it was still Lent, and our priest had told us we couldn't say that word.
Young Voices: This Holy Week, I carry in my heart the millions of migrants and refugees for whom the Way of the Cross is not simply a spoken prayer but a raw, real reality.
Young Voices: The Embody summer program of Saint Mary's College immerses young women in a rich combination of theological instruction, interactive learning activities and service opportunities.
Young Voices: In the local high school gym, we've learned success requires sharing, teamwork, persistence and wanting the best for each other, over and over again.
Young Voices: Romero continues to inspire us. His truth-telling and martyrdom offers me a real example of how I can stand with my sisters and brothers, the people of God.
Young Voices: First comes a relatively surface-level commonality, then another, until the penny drops and you realize that at the end of the day, we really are all similar.