10.29
A Youth Movement in the Priesthood

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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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10.5
TCC Radio: College Material | Snap Judgment

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“I considered him like a dad . . . I don’t believe I would have made it through [without him].”

Not all fathers are biological.  Against his wishes a young math prodigy is sent away from home and off to college at the age of 12.  A priest at the college watches out for him. Listen to the story from Snap Judgment after the jump:

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7.26
Horrific Violence in a Sacred Place Where the Love of God is Declared

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“He was a wonderful man, Fr. Jacques.”

Fr. Jacques Hamel’s throat was slit by two ISIS soldiers during morning Mass in France. More from The Guardian here: Horrific Violence in a Sacred Place Where the Love of God is Declared. And here: Priest Killed by Two ISIS Soldiers

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