"We are storytellers. Stories shape who we are, where we come from, how we understand ourselves. There are stories of origins, stories of destiny, and stories of faith. Stories are the life-blood of culture and faith. Stories articulate the fundamental meanings and values of a culture, of a faith life." Brian Braman article
Kerry Cronin shares her insights on Navigating Life Decisions at a C21 Event.
" 'So TELL ME about your First Holy Communion next Sunday,' asked Nana Peg of her granddaughter Cara, 'do you have great plans?' And little Cara bubbled on about the rehearsing she and her second-grade friends had been through, her new outfit, and the great party afterwards in her backyard, adding, 'You’re coming Nana, right?' Peg assured Cara that she wouldn’t miss it for the world and said," Tom Groome article
Professor of Philosophy Brian Braman explains how the life of the mind can move us outside of ourselves and into loving conversation with God.
C21 Center Director Thomas Groome, addressed the pope's visit to Cuba on NECN 'Broadside,' WGBH 'Greater Boston' and in the Boston Herald, commented on the U.S. visit to outlets including Reuters, AP and WRKO 'Boston.com Morning Show,'and addressed the changing U.S. Church and the need for religious vocations in an International Business Times piece that also interviewed School of Theology and Ministry students Christopher Calderon, S.J., and Sister Laura Downing.
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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|Tuesday, September 22, 2015|
|12:00pm||Our Faith Our Stories|
|Thursday, October 15, 2015|
|5:30pm||After Pope Francis' Visit: Imagining the Church of the 21st Century|
|Monday, October 19, 2015|
|6:00pm||Catholic Sacraments: A Rich Source of Blessings|
|Thursday, October 22, 2015|
|5:30pm||Sowing and Growing the Seeds of Faith: It is (Almost) All in the Family|
|Thursday, October 29, 2015|
|5:30pm||Thomas Merton: A Prophet for Our Time|
|Monday, November 9, 2015|
|4:30pm||Sharing Our Faith Stories|
|Monday, November 16, 2015|
|4:30pm||My Faith Story within the Story of Liberation Theology|
|Monday, November 30, 2015|
|6:00pm||Working for a Better World: The Story of CRS and Carolyn Woo|
|Thursday, December 3, 2015|
|5:30pm||Storytelling for Healing