A New Catholic Reflects on the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

A New Catholic Reflects on the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

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500 Years

500 years ago some crazy business went down in the world of Christianity. And this Halloween, the 500th anniversary of that business, which we refer to as the Protestant Reformation, will be celebrated by some and mourned by others.

As someone who, just a year and a half ago, crossed the Tiber to become Catholic from a pretty solid Protestant background, all this hubbub about the 500th anniversary of the Reformation brings a lot of thoughts and feelings to the forefront for me as well.

I want to preface this article by saying that I have many amazing Christian friends who are Protestant. I love you all, and there is so much I look up to and respect about your faith. But the Reformation anniversary is hard for me, and my writing here details the reasons why my stomach sinks when I see posts celebrating what happened 500…

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And just like that she became a part-time Lecturer

And just like that she became a part-time Lecturer

I loved this! I could totally relate!

Sharing my life as a phd candidate

I have been lecturing for some weeks now. I was quite excited when I got the post but then I felt anxious and nervous some few days to the start of my lectures. Trust me, I didn’t sleep well the night before I started. I kept asking myself who koraa sent me? I got up very early, I arrived in the classroom about 30 minutes earlier. I went through my notes over and over again.
The first lecture went absolutely well. My friend Dormenyo suggested that I start with an Ice breaker which worked very well. I presume it was the highlight of the day. (Students just want to have fun haha!) Thank you very much DD!
At the end, I thought to myself, so this is it and I was so stressed. I had to go back after the lecture to rest because I was exhaused from the lack of proper sleep the previous night. Paul…

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