Posts Tagged Campus Life

Studies in Ghana Strengthen Dennis' Faith

This summer has been absolutely incredible for my relationship with God. In my community, I have been given the opportunity to take on more of a leadership role, which has led me to develop a different aspect of my faith. What I have realized in my new

The Final Analysis: Every Moment Counts

This summer, God has been providing for me in new ways.  I haven’t felt particularly close to Him in my prayers, but I’m in a good place in my life and I know I can see Him working in me; even if I don’t have any intense

Waiting on God

By Gigi Labranche God this summer has given me the chance to reflect on my life and has taught me patience. Since summer started, finding a second job has been the only thing on my mind until recently. Through stressing, I had lost faith, had doubted Him

Finding Beauty in the Difficulties

“Every sinner has a future, and every saint has a past.” This is a quote a friend sent me a couple days ago that really stuck with him and I can say it really stuck with me as well.  We are all called to be saints and

Encouragement for CCO Grads

“We are unprofitable servants.  We have done what we were obliged to do” (Luke 17:10).  We all know what great joy it is to live in a personal relationship with Jesus and we share our faith and lead faith studies, not because we are particularly good at

Honouring Student Experiences

Li Xiaolong Mechanical Engineering Masters Student “The highlight of my semester and really of my whole life is my Baptism. God has adopted me with his love. Jesus saved me with his priceless blood and washed away all my sins through Baptism. I am so blessed to

Hope Overcomes Suffering

Being Catholic has provided me with a unique perspective on health, illness, suffering and death. My practice is heavily influenced by my faith and my purpose in this profession is continually being shown to me in often astonishing ways. In my personal and limited experience, hopelessness is

Friends Matter

In the fall of 2012 I moved to Calgary to start my degree in nursing at the University of Calgary. When I first moved I knew no one, and began making friends with a lot of the other students in my dormitory. We spent the first week

Campus Life in Perspective

Many people ask me, how is it that you can study the sciences and still believe in God? How can you go to class upon class giving you scientific evidence for things like natural selection and the Big Bang Theory and still believe? I look at them