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C21 Resources is a compilation of critical analyses and essays on key challenges facing the Catholic Church today. Each issue features original and reprinted articles around a particular theme.  First published in 2003, C21 Resources is mailed twice a year, free of charge to some 175,000 Boston College alumni and other interested subscribers.

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Fall 2018: A Hope to Share (pdf)
Spring 2018: The Gift of Friends (pdf)
Fall 2017: Living Faith for the Journey (pdf)
Spring 2017: Forming Conscience (pdf)
Fall 2016: Conscience at Work (pdf)
Spring 2016: The Treasure of Hispanic Catholicism (pdf)
Fall 2015: Our Faith, Our Stories (pdf)
Spring 2015: Catholic Families: Carrying Faith Forward (pdf)
Fall 2014: For the Poor: What Did Jesus Preach? What Does the Church Teach? (pdf)
Spring 2014: Intimacy and Relationships in Catholic Life (pdf)
Fall 2013: Living Catholicism: Roles and Relationships for a Contemporary World (pdf)
Spring 2013: Exploring the Catholic Intellectual Tradition (pdf)
Fall 2012: Handing on the Faith (pdf)
Spring 2012: Catholics: A Sacramental People (pdf)
Fall 2011: The Eucharist: At the Center of Catholic Life (pdf)
Spring 2011: The Vocations of Religious and the Ordained (pdf)
Fall 2010: Vocations of the Laity (pdf)
Spring 2010:
Growing Faith for an Evangelizing Church (pdf)
Fall 2009: Growing Faith for a Vibrant Church (pdf)
Spring 2009: Catholic Spirituality in Practice (pdf)
Fall 2008: Encountering Jesus in the Scriptures (pdf)
Fall 2007: A Marriage Proposal (pdf)
Spring 2007: A "catholic" Intellectual Tradition (pdf)
Fall 2006: Young Adult Catholics: Challenges and Opportunities (pdf)
Spring 2006: Parish Ministry Today (pdf)
Spring 2005: The Virtue of Hope (pdf
Fall 2004: A Plea for Dialogue (pdf)
Spring 2004: When Children Reach for God (pdf)
Fall 2003: A Dance of Sex and Spirit (pdf)
Spring 2003: First Issue: Welcome (pdf)