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Creative Fasting - What Young People are Giving Up for Lent
Last edited 11th March 2015

Could you imagine giving up Facebook, TV, or sweets for 40 days? We are in the midst of Lent when Christians traditionally fast. The young leaders of a Catholic youth group came up with a special challenge. Instead of simply refraining from eating meat, they invented a new concept for Lent to get teenagers excited about spirituality.


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Atheism = Empty
Last edited 10th March 2015

Of course, anyone who knows an atheist knows that a faithless person can have meaningful experiences of life, and more, that they can be virtuous, empathetic, and generous people. However, it’s important to note that all of that isn’t because of their atheistic worldview. It’s despite it.


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Jihadi Brides: Don’t Overlook how New Media Market Cruelty as well as Porn
Last edited 10th March 2015

Carolyn Moynihan insightfully asks, “Why do kids desert the West to fight with ISIS?”, observing that the terrorists seem to understand adolescent psychology better than we do.

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Catholics in the Muslim World: Morocco
Last edited 9th March 2015

Catholic News Service takes an in-depth look at the situation of Catholics living in Morocco.

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A Close Shave for 50 Boys from St Mary's Cathedral College - But All in Support of their Classmate
Last edited 4th March 2015

Inspired by the strength and courage of Sydney's St Mary's Cathedral College's popular Year 12 student and the House Vice Captain, Jacques Pacifique, 50 of his classmates have banded together to take part in the World's Greatest Shave.


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Papal Palates: Swiss Guard Cookbook to Hit Shelves by Summer
Last edited 24th February 2015

A cookbook featuring favorite dishes of the three most-recent popes and their elite military corps will be available this summer in English. "Buon Appetito, Swiss Guard" was written by 24-year-old David Geisser, who had worked as a chef and published two popular cookbooks in his native Switzerland before joining the Swiss Guard nearly two years ago.

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The Rewards of a Little Self-Denial in Lent are Extraordinary
Last edited 19th February 2015

A Stanford academic called Walter Mischel devised the ground-breaking Marshmallow Test. It was very simple: they put a young child alone in a room with a marshmallow. The child was given a choice: they could eat the marshmallow straight away, or wait 15 minutes and be given a second marshmallow as a reward for waiting.


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Big Hero 6
Last edited 23rd February 2015

Inspired by the Marvel Comic strip of the same name, Big Hero 6 is the 54th Disney animated film and the first since the success of last year’s double Oscar winning phenomenon Frozen.


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130 Youth Ministry Tips and Ideas
Last edited 18th February 2015

Who this ebook is for This ebook was written for the small church youth leader who volunteers their time from a huge heart for students but has very little training and even feels a little lost in this whole youth ministry thing. It’s also for the new youth pastor who is just starting out in his or her first youth ministry position and needs some pointers to help get started and tips to avoid common mistakes. However, that said, there are still plenty of ideas here that will benefit even the veteran youth worker.

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The Annual Clericus Cup Vatican Soccer Tournament!
Last edited 10th February 2015

The annual Clericus Cup competition among Rome's Pontifical seminaries has grown from a series of intramural scrimmages into a regulation 11-on-11 tournament that has drawn attention from FIFA, the sport's world governing body, and praise from UEFA, European soccer's ruling organisation.


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