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.
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.
"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
'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 tweet. The 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. NECN, Boston.com, Fox News Boston, Ryan Seacrest On Air, Boston Herald, Boston Magazine, WCVB-TV
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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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.
|Thursday, October 9|
|6:00pm||Dead Man Walking: A Conversation with Sr. Helen Prejean|
|Tuesday, October 21|
|7:00pm||From Hollywood to Haiti: A Filmmaker's Journey with the Poor|
|Monday, October 27|
|4:30pm||"I was a stranger and you welcomed me": A Catholic Vision for Immigration Reform|
|Wednesday, November 5|
|7:00pm||Is there a Future for Catholic Health and Social Services?|