12.8
Three Reasons Holiday Traditions Matter for the Single Person

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Man headed to work

Ashley Crouch writes for Verily about the benefits of traditions like praying the Advent wreath, putting out a Creche, or picking Christkindles. People shouldn’t wait until they’re married or have a family to make room for meaningful traditions. Read it here: Three Reasons Holiday Traditions Matter for the Single Person

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11.1
Go to Church, Justin Bieber

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candles in spanish church

TCC’s own Anna Keating responds to Justin Bieber’s comments about Christians not needing to go to church. She writes, “I go to Mass week after week, like a drunk goes to AA, because I need to. I don’t usually feel like it, and occasionally I miss, but mostly I keep coming back to get my chip.” Read it in First Things here: Go to Church, Justin Bieber

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10.29
A Youth Movement in the Priesthood

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priest with skateboard

They face a secular culture and the effects of church scandal. But they were called, and they answered. Read about young Catholic priests (including Fr. Andrew Brinkman, 29, the skateboarder pictured above and doing tricks after the jump) in the Star Tribune here: A Youth Movement in the Priesthood

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