Being like Jesus
I remember looking at the girls with me. Our disbelieving eyes met as if to say, “Is this honestly happening right now?” Funnily enough, it WAS.
Evangelization is a huge buzzword these days...but most of us don’t quite know what that means practically. So if you’re not sure how, we’ve got 10 practical tips for you!
Whether you’ll be living with one roommate, or two — or more — here are some tips for successfully living in each other’s space!
Q: I’ve been dating this girl for a while, and I’m looking for some ways that we can grow together spiritually. Outside of going to church and praying together, do you have any suggestions?
I was so busy being…busy. When was the last time I was really a friend to my friends?
In discerning an important decision, prayer is absolutely necessary, but it is useless if we aren’t willing to put in the work. We often use the excuse of waiting for the perfect time to do something.
A broken family is considered normal in our society, and we cover the pain by saying no family is perfect...but tolerance for our brokenness isn’t fixing anything. You know what I think CAN fix the problem? Fatherhood.
Question: I get that if you're in a relationship with someone and you're being physically chaste, you could still be struggling with use emotionally, but how do we avoid emotionally using people - even when we're not in a relationship?
Emotions aren’t good or bad in themselves; it just depends on what we do with them. So what do we do with them as Catholics? Both Jesus and Pixar have something to say about it.
Pope Francis released his second Encyclical Letter, entitled “Laudato Si” — so what does the Church have to say about the environment? And why has the Pope chosen now to speak out?
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Since the pontificates of Pope Paul VI and John Paul II, the Roman Catholic Church has been commissioned to engage and embrace the world with God's message of love once more with ‘new methods, new ardor and new expression.’ It has come to be phrased, 'the new evangelization.'
For FOCUS, this means meeting college students across the nation where they are and challenging them to examine the meaning and purpose of their lives. Through personal relationships and friendship, we offer college students the true peace and fulfillment they seek in the good news of Jesus Christ and the teachings of the Catholic faith, inviting them to answer His calling in their lives.
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