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Jesus: A Pilgrimage

Encounter Jesus in a new way.  Father Martin offers fascinating details about the "historical Jesus," the real-life man who walked the earth in first-century Palestine, and also invites you to meditate on the "Christ of faith," Read more

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The Poor: What did Jesus Preach? What does the Church Teach?

How are Christians called to respond to poverty? More importantly, how do we respond to children, parents, or grandparents who suffer the effects of poverty? Listen to Fr. Ken Himes explore these questions and more.

CPA Award for C21 Book

Encountering Jesus in the Scriptures, part of the C21 Center's Book Series and edited by the late School of Theology and Ministry Professor Daniel Harrington, S.J., and STM Research Professor Christopher Matthews, received a first-place award in the category of Scripture/Popular Studies from the Catholic Press Association of the U.S. and Canada.

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Agape Latte with Fr. Michael Himes on Family

"The age of reason is recognizing other people as people. Family is our ability to love them. What makes a family is the delight in one another's being."  ~ Fr. Michael Himes

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C21 Resources Fall 2014 Issue

View the Fall 2014 issue, "The Poor: What Did Jesus Preach? What Does the Church Teach?"
(ISSUU Format) (PDF Format)

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Taylor Swift gives a shout to BC C21's 'Shake It Off'

'BC Shake It Off,' the promotional video for this year’s 'Espresso Your Faith' week, has caught the eye of the song's originator Taylor Swift, who shared her enthusiasm for it in a tweetThe video, produced for the C21 Center by John Walsh '15 and John Campbell '17, featured more than 1,000 BC students and faculty 'shaking off' their worries, fears, and insecurities. NECNBoston.comFox News Boston, Ryan Seacrest On AirBoston HeraldBoston MagazineWCVB-TV

"The Catholic Intellectual Tradition" Publication

C21 published "The Catholic Intellectual Tradition: A Conversation at Boston College," to encourage faculty, students, and thinking people everywhere to consider the gift of the Catholic tradition and to enter actively into the conversation. (PDF) (ISSUU)
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New Report Examines College Experiences on Vocations to Priesthood

A new report from Boston College examines the variables that promote vocations to the Catholic priesthood and calls for a more interconnected approach from dioceses, parishes, and colleges to foster them.


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