The Rosati-Kain High School community last month renewed its commitment to the City of St. Louis and the Central West End through a one-day "service blitz." The 405 current Rosati-Kain students, along with faculty, parents and alumnae volunteers, spent the day Feb. 21 at more than 30 sites in the community.
The day, part of the school's observance of its centennary, illustrated the impact of Rosati-Kain women and renewed the school's commitment to service in its community.
It is not easy to hear the message of discipleship nor experience a Christian life amid the clamor of consumerism and the duties of daily life.
Lent is a time to refocus and brush aside what may be preventing us from following Jesus.
Jesuit Father John Kavanaugh, a professor in the department of philosophy at St. Louis University and director of the Ethics Across the Curriculum Program at SLU, offers three suggestions for how people can get in contact with Our Lord during and after Lent.