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.
Young Voices: My senior year of high school, I experienced a significant holy disruption to the bubble of white privilege in which I lived.
Young Voices: If bishops want to help the Vatican understand why young adults are leaving the church, they can start by looking at the research on Catholics who have left.
Young Voices: I wonder how the country might change if we Christians doubled down on our Lenten observance this year, inspired by the radical love poured out on the cross.