Tag Archive | Catholic Awesomeness

Haiti Immersion Trip 2016

Haiti Immersion Trip 2016

Mindful of the manifold gifts of God dispersed throughout the world, ten Hope College students and two Catholic leaders from the local parish traveled to Haiti over spring break to learn more about the beauty and wonder of God’s Spirit at work through the people we encountered.We did not travel as tourists but as guests […]

Jack Mulder on the Journey Home (VIDEO)

Jack Mulder on the Journey Home (VIDEO)

Jack Mulder, co-founder of the Saint Benedict Forum and chair of Hope College’s Philosophy Department, discusses his journey from the Reformed Church of America to the Catholic Church on EWTN’s Journey Home with Marcus Grodi.

Sr. Miriam Inspires Hope College

Sr. Miriam Inspires Hope College

Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, rocked Hope College campus this past week with a series of inspiring talks, workshops, and simply with her joyful and evangelical presence.

Calendar of Events 2015-2016

Calendar of Events 2015-2016

Dawn Eden on Chastity, Duncan Stroik on Architecture for the Poor, Anthony Esolen on the Liberal Arts, Spiritual Friendship authors on being gay and Christian, Sr. Miriam James Heidland on hope…check out our upcoming events.

Dawn Eden Gives Hope to the Hurting (VIDEO)

Dawn Eden Gives Hope to the Hurting (VIDEO)

On September 16, author and popular speaker, Dawn Eden, gave two talks on the campus of Hope College: “How Jesus’ Sacred Heart Healed My Memories” and “Thrill of the Chaste: Finding Fulfillment While Keeping Your Clothes On”

Casting the Demons Out….of the Dorm Room

Casting the Demons Out….of the Dorm Room

A blessing of dorm rooms? What’s that about…? Last year, the Saint Benedict Forum organized the first-ever blessing of dorm rooms on the campus of Hope College. The event was such a hit that it was brought back again this year. This year’s blessing of dorm rooms took place during the second week of school once students had time to settle in . . . and to give them an excuse to do some possibly needed housekeeping.

Raised to New Life: Grace and Divinization

Raised to New Life: Grace and Divinization

On May 7, 2015, director and founder of the Saint Benedict Forum, Dr. Jared Ortiz, was invited to give a lecture, “Raised to New Life: Grace and Divinization,” for a wonderful monthly lecture series, Authenticum, sponsored by Catechetical Foundations. You can listen to the talk here…