In the struggle for life, talking about God is indispensable. Only in this way does the value of the weak, the disabled, the nonproductive, the incurably ill become apparent; only in this way can we relearn and rediscover, too, the value of suffering: the greatest lesson on human dignity always remains the cross of Christ, [...]
Author Archive: Emily C. Hurt
Emily C. Hurt is a 2012 graduate of Christendom College with a Bachelor's in Theology. She wrote her Senior Thesis on "Redemptive Suffering in the Theology of the Servant of God Fulton J. Sheen." When she's not job-hunting or reading Fulton Sheen, she writes about the writings of Fulton Sheen, redemptive suffering, and her alma mater at her blog, www.theological-librarian.blogspot.com.
I miss Advent. Yes, you read that right: I miss Advent. And yet…I’m a practicing Catholic, I celebrate Advent; if anything, now that I’m no longer in college, I have more of an opportunity to actually live Advent than I did when my life was controlled by classes, papers, and Finals. Yet, still, I miss Advent. What [...]
My thoughts on the Year of Faith have taken a whole new turn with the re-election of President Obama. I’ve avoided discussing political issues up until now, because, frankly, I don’t understand a lot of them. But with the re-election of President Obama, I’m recognizing that I’m going to have to cling to my Faith, to beg [...]
The Year of Faith: The Desert of Godlessness, and the Mission to “Restore All Things in Christ” Through the “New Evangelization” and the New Media Thursday, October 11, was the beginning of the Year of Faith. I spent the majority of the day reading everything I could find about the Year of Faith, particularly the writings [...]