Nadine Vincent (screenwriter) and Joe Anderson (director) share their senior project story. By Hannah Dorss – We are so “connected” nowadays…but to what do we connect ourselves? Our phones. Our laptops. Our headphones. Our favorite sports channel on TV. If we are particularly accomplished in the eyes of the world, we might even have a […]

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KristenMary Nelson (screenwriter) and Josh Reznicek (director) share their senior project story.   By Hannah Dorss – In the words of a very beloved playwright whose works held a mirror up to the very nature of humanity, “A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you […]

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[This article was originally published on Upliterate’s blog and has been republished here with permission] I don’t know how you feel about re-writes, but I absolutely love them. I find that writing the first draft is a slow, painful process. But once I have something down on paper, I can be creative and make it better. […]

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(Continued from Part 1: London)  After only three short days, we left London for Ireland. Before hardly any time had passed, all of us travelers were seated in a bus en route to Rosscarbery, our small-town destination in the south of Ireland. That evening we moved into the pleasant little white cottages where we would […]

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Our London Adventure: JPCatholic Europe Trip 2016!

April 13, 2016 Hannah Dorss

For a few years now, some of the students and student life staff at John Paul the Great Catholic University have taken a trip to Europe over spring break each year. In years past, destinations included Ireland, Paris, and Rome. This year, the group chose to adventure in all these locations but Paris, switching it […]

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Taking a Step Back

March 16, 2016 Christopher McCarthy

The underlying mission of John Paul the Great Catholic University is to “impact culture for Christ,” by means of its various academic programs and professional initiatives designed to prepare students to witness to Christ in their respective fields. From the moment we arrive, this mission is inculcated into our hearts and minds to the point […]

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A Room in a Mother’s Heart

March 9, 2016 Guest Post

In Man’s Search For Meaning, Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl stated, “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” Frankl’s words more deeply resonated within me after viewing the 2015 award winning movie Room, directed […]

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Campus Ministry Taking Off at JPCatholic

March 9, 2016 Hannah Dorss

Campus ministry at JPCatholic has been making much headway lately, which makes us students very excited. While we always have daily Mass, confession, and rosary, SOUL Campus Apostolate and the daily Mass volunteers have been working extra hard lately to bring Christ to us in more creative ways. On February 20th, we had our quarterly […]

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It Doesn’t Matter if a Critic Couldn’t Do Better

February 24, 2016 Alumni Posts

This post has been republished with permission from Vincent Milburn’s blog What is Great Cinema? Everyone’s a critic, especially when it comes to movies.  Oftentimes, though, when some apply criticism to a movie, others will say “Could you do any better?”  This response brings up a number of questions.  What is meant by the word “do”?  […]

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Are You Merciful? : The Impact of Undertale

January 21, 2016 Christian Lovetere

https://www.paydayloansnow.co.ukhttp://www.healthydietadvisor.com/http://flightclaimcompensation.co.uk/http://www.homelandflorists.co.uk So, since we are in a Year of Mercy, I found it appropriate to find a game that stresses the idea of real mercy, and authentic morality. That game is Undertale. So for those of you can play it, I urge you to not read the later parts of this post until you do. […]

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