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It takes a village to raise a child. This proverb gained pressing relevance for me when my husband and I embarked on our journey of parenthood. Even though my husband was as involved with the care of our infant daughter as I was, it quickly became clear that we were not up to this adventure alone—at least not with our sanity intact. Michaela Bruzzese article

Five Things the Synod Did

What does the final report of the synod on the family mean for the Church? ...[Canadian] Archbishop [Paul-André] Durocher believes that the overall tone of the “relatio” was more pastoral than could have been expected. So it represents a win for the Church. I agree. Also, finally talking about some things that had been largely taboo—new approaches to gays and lesbians, divorced and remarried Catholics, cohabitation— is another win…. James Martin article

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Agape Latte with Ethan Sullivan

What role does faith play in your daily life, in your relationships, and the journey forward? Ethan Sullivan shares his experiences about his faith and self-sacrificing love in his personal journey of life. 

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Sneak Peek the Fall 2015 C21 Resources Magazine

We are happy to present "Our Faith Our Stories," edited by Brian Braman. 



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Pope Francis Calls For Global Climate Action

New director of the Church in the 21st Century Center, Thomas Groome, spoke with WBUR's Tom Ashbrook on Pope Francis' message on Global Climate Action. WBUR

"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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STM Online

C21 Online is now Crossroads. The same high-quality content and conversation with a new name. Adult enrichment for spiritual renewal and on-going formation.
STM Online website




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Tuesday, September 22, 2015   
12:00pm Our Faith Our Stories   
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 



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