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C21 Student Advisory Board Member and Finnegan Award Winner

Elizabeth Stief, a Carroll School of Management Honors Program student who distinguished herself on campus through outstanding academics, leadership and service, received the Edward H. Finnegan SJ, Award at the University’s 139th Commencement Exercises on Monday. BC Chronicle

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Pastoral Challenges to the Family

Families today are structured and defined differently than they were in the past. Steve Pope discusses how the Church is addressing these changes and how we can bring the gospel more into the way we live as families.

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Keeping Hispanic Immigrant Families Together: Catholic Perspectives

A panel discussion led by Hosffman Ospino on the influx of Latino Catholics in recent years, the strains of deportation on Hispanic immigrant families, and the role of the church in responding to both issues.

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"Dear Eighth Graders," an article written by Beth Foraker from the Spring 2015 C21 Resources magazine

"Dear Eighth Graders, Way back in the fall of 2005, you entered kindergarten and a little experiment was going on. You had a student in your class with an extra chromosome, otherwise known as Down syndrome. No one came out and told you about this student and you just accepted him the way you accepted all of the other children in your class." Beth Foraker article

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New Director for C21 Center

School of Theology and Ministry Professor Thomas Groome, an internationally renowned theologian, popular Catholic author and authority on religious education, has been appointed director of the Church in the 21st Century Center by University President William P. Leahy, S.J. BC Chronicle

Front Cover of C21 Resources Magazine Spring 2015

Spring 2015 Issue

"Catholic Families: Carrying Faith Forward"
(ISSUU Format) (PDF Format)

"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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Friday, May 29, 2015
7:00pm The Interior Castle