Tag Archive | Conversion

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.

Gay and Christian: Exploring Vocation, Friendship, and Celibacy

Gay and Christian: Exploring Vocation, Friendship, and Celibacy

The Saint Benedict Forum is pleased to host an ecumenical symposium, “Gay and Christian: Exploring Friendship, Vocation, and Celibacy.” Eve Tushnet, Wesley Hill, and Joshua Gonnerman will all be speaking at this timely event. The symposium is free and open to the public.

Dr. Ortiz on the Journey Home (VIDEO)

Dr. Ortiz on the Journey Home (VIDEO)

Cradle Catholic and director of the Saint Benedict Forum, Jared Ortiz, tells the harrowing tale of how he drifted away from God in his youth and how God slowly drew him back through providential encounters with Muslims, Jews, a few Catholics, and reading a lot of books.  Watch it here:

Advent Retreat with Fr. David Meconi, S.J.

Advent Retreat with Fr. David Meconi, S.J.

Thirty students attended an overnight retreat at beautiful Camp Geneva with famous retreat master and Hope alum, Fr. David Meconi, S.J.  The retreat began with dinner on Friday, December 4, and went until noon on Saturday, December 5. There were inspirational talks, worship music with Joshua Banner, time for prayer, confession, resting in God, and […]

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”