Owning Your Faith

Moving Forward: Staying Catholic in College by Mark Hart, Jackie Francois and others This book Published by Life Teen is designed for graduating seniors or anyone still adjusting to college life.

Your College Faith Own It! By Matt and Colleen Swaim, serves as a field guide to faith for the student transitioning to, or seeking to make a fresh start in, the realm of college or university life.

 Theology for Beginners by Frank J. Sheed. “A practical step-by-step guide through some of the most essential tenets of Catholicism”, Matt Swaim from Your College Faith Own It!

 Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis “This is one of those books that is worth reading once a year to remind yourself of the importance of being Christian,” according to Matt Swaim in Your College Faith Own It!

 Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton “…[offering an] offbeat, witty, outside-the-box understanding of what it means to be Christian…” from Your College Faith Own It! By Matt Swaim.

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Awesome apps to consider:

PopeAlarm App - From FOCUS, this app was originally designed to let people know when our new pope was announced. It has features a regular twitter feed with updates on our Holy Father.



Did you know you can access some of the greatest Christian works online through Christian Classics Ethereal Library? Why buy a copy of Augustine’s Confessions when you can read it online? Some other titles include: Chesterton’s Orthodoxy, The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, The Imitation of Christ by Thomas å Kempis, and Brother Lawrence’s The Practice of the Presence of God.