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Burning Man

Is Burning Man a Pagan Ritual?

If you’ve seen the movie Office Space, you might have a clear mental picture of the typical people who put down big bucks and head to rural Nevada every year to be a part of the Burning Man Festival. A key demographic going to this curious,…
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The Rise of Egg-Freezing Parties

  A New York-based friend who is studying for her Ph.D. recently shared with me a LinkedIn notice she received. Upon logging into her profile, she saw that she had been invited to an “egg-freezing party.” As you might guess, the…

A “New Savvy” Emerges from Young Adult Catholics

It has been more than fifty years since Bishop Fulton J. Sheen captured the attention of television viewers throughout the nation with his dynamic presence, wit, and wisdom. These days, with the possible exception of comedians like Stephen Colbert…

WYD Pilgrims Reveal Future of US Catholicism

A recent article from National Catholic Reporter suggests that the delegations of young Catholics from the U.S. traveling to World Youth Day (WYD) in Krakow this year reflect the shifting demographics of U.S. Catholicism. Dioceses are reporting…