Young Voices: Recognizing that he had unhealthy obsession with politics, the author's friend gave up politics for Lent -- during the 2008 presidential primary election season.
Young Voices: Certain experiences separate our lives into definable periods of "before and after." While immediate feelings wear off, we never entirely lose that which changed us.
Young Voices: What I want this Lent is to be able to think clearly, act decisively, and spend more time aligning my heart to God's heart.
Young Voices: Students and organizations like Interfaith Youth Core are taking on prejudice and misunderstanding between religious groups with direct, social actions.
Young Voices: Last week when the Vatican issued its approval for washing women's feet, I had been researching women faculty at Catholic seminaries.
Young Voices: There is a real divide in the church between pro-life champions and social justice activists. But Catholics in particular can do something about it.
Young Voices: A quirky priest, who died in December, had an inextinguishable light, whether guiding volunteers in Peru or contending with Shining Path terrorists.
Young Voices: Most of the world understands Christmas to be over. But it is now that the true work of Christmas begins.
Young Voices: The human experience is deeper than the binaries of English clichés make it seem. The "low road," for instance, is where we encounter each other's suffering.
Young Voices: I wish holiday gift-giving wasn't reduced to a last-minute scramble. The people on my list don't want more stuff that accumulates dust.