“An Ounce of Prevention…”

Consider the following dialogue: Q: “So in other words, a woman who finds herself pregnant at age 15 will have a higher breast cancer risk if she chooses to abort that pregnancy than if she carries the pregnancy to term, correct?” A: “Probably, yes.” The only thing surprising about this matter-of-fact admission is that it […]

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October Carmelites

St. Thérèse of Lisieux and her namesake,  St. Theresa of Avila, both have their feasts in this month; that’s not all the two have in common. We can only speculate about how much direct influence Sr. Teresa of Jesus, the sixteenth-century Spanish mystic, spiritual leader, and religious reformer, actually had on Sr. Thérèse of the […]

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Update on Eric Stoutz

Dear Friends of CUF, This week longtime CUF staff member Eric Stoutz has suffered a significant setback in health as he continues his battle with pancreatic cancer. We ask that you keep Eric and his family in your prayers at this time, asking in particular for God’s mercy and grace. If you would like to […]

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Introducing the 2014 Guide for Catholic Colleges

Every year The Cardinal Newman Society publishes a guide for choosing Catholic colleges and universities.  According to Catholic Education Daily, published online by the Newman Society, The Newman Guide recommends 28 colleges, universities and online programs for strength of Catholic identity and academic excellence, with an emphasis on undergraduate education. Primary sections include in-depth information on academics, […]

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